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Researcher: Lacey, MJ (Dr Michael Lacey)

Fields of Research

Natural resource management
Geospatial information systems and geospatial data modelling
Environmental management
Landscape ecology
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Natural hazards
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Microbiology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Agriculture, land and farm management
Forest health and pathology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Conservation and biodiversity
Pollution and contamination
Geomatic engineering
Mycology
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Land use and environmental planning
Geomorphology and earth surface processes
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Hydrology

Research Objectives

Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Field grown vegetable crops
Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Other environmental management
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Climate change mitigation strategies
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Work and labour market
Consumption patterns, population issues and the environment
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Climate change models
Native and residual pastures
Understanding the impact of natural hazards caused by climate change
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Understanding climate change
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Environmentally sustainable plant production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Spatial (Landscape Ecology) Metrics Tool for Assessing the Biodiversity of Agricultural Land; Spatial Science Institute Biennial International Conference (SSC)
Actinomycetes associated with common scab lesions of potatoes in Tasmania, Australia; The American Phytopathological Society, Annual Meeting
Antagonism of Rhizoctonia solani and seed germination stimulation by Eucalyptus regnans seedling rhizosphere isolates; 10th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Assiting foreshore management through the assessment and mapping of condition, risk and value; Coast to Coast 2010
Biodiversity in Grain & Graze Spatial Analysis Project Final Report
Biodiversity in Grain & Graze: Spatial Analysis Milestone 2 Report Sub-project Spatial (landscape ecology) metrics methodologies and preliminary findings
Biodiversity in Grain & Graze: Spatial Analysis Sub-project Milestone 3 Report Terrain analysis and preliminary findings, Spatial (landscape ecology) metrics interim results, and Data collation update
Biodiversity in Grain & Graze: Spatial Analysis Sub-project Milestone 4 Report Terrain analysis results, Spatial (landscape ecology) metrics results, and Data collation update
Biological control of white rot in export onions - report to the onion industry
Circular Head Region Coastal Foreshore Habitats: Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment
Coastal Inundation Mapping for Tasmania - Stage 2
Coastal Inundation Mapping for Tasmania - Stage 3
Coastal Inundation Mapping for Tasmania - Stage 4
Coastal Inundation Modelling Sub-project Report
Deployment and integration of cost-effective high resolution remotely sensed data for the Australian forest industry, Stone, C and Osborn, J (eds)
Effects of green manures and microbial antagonist on incidence of potato common scab in a Tasmanian soil; 1997 APS Annual Meeting & Northeastern Division Meeting
Future trajectories for remnant vegetation in Tasmania; Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference
Influence of soil pH on the germination and survival of Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell. in southern Tasmania; Australian Forestry
Joining the dots: Integrating climate and hydrological projections with freshwater ecosystem values to develop adaptation options for conserving freshwater biodiversity; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Managing the Impacts of Browsing Wildlife on Tasmanian Farms - A report to the Alternatives to the Use of 1080 Program administered jointly by the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment and Australian Government for UTas Project N0016050
Mapping and valuing Tasmania's ecosystem services'; 10th International Congress of Ecology
Patch Data Viewer - USER GUIDE. A decision support tool for the spatial analysis of native vegetation
Patch Data Viewer: a tool for planning investment in vegetation extent and condition from patch to regional scales; Landscape Logic: Integrated Science for Landscape Management
Photogrammetry for Forest Inventory: Planning Guidelines
Rapid Assessment Impact Zones of the Australian coastline: Combining modelled areas of potential inundation and potential instability. Sub-project Report
Relationship of Common Scab Incidence of Potatoes Grown in Tasmanian Ferrosol Soils with pH, Exchangeable Cations and other Chemical Properties of those Soils; Journal of Phytopathology
Results from the BiGG project (Biodiversity in Grain & Graze); VegFutures
Review of the National Coastal Geomorphic (Polygon) Map and Classification for the Australian Coastal Zone TECHNICAL REPORT
Sea Level rise inundation modelling in SGES; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference, 2010
Seedling pathology associated with the regeneration of Eucalyptus regnans in southern Tasmania; 9th Biennial Conference: Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Software: GAP_CLoSR_Tools_GUI
Spatial Analysis of Native Vegetation in Tasmania
Spatial analysis of Tasmania's native vegetation cover and potential implications for biodiversity conservation; Ecological Management & Restoration
Studies on Common Scab of Potato
Studies on seedling mortality associated with Eucalyptus regnans forest regeneration in southern Tasmania
Tasmanian Coastal Inundation Mapping Project Report, Version 2.0
Tasmanian Coastal Inundation Mapping Project Version 1.2
Tasmanian Forest Agreement Verification: Indicative assessment using currently available remotely sensed imagery of forest disturbance in the areas proposed to be reserved under the Intergovernmental Forest Agreement
The Australian Coastal Smartline Geomorphic and Stabililty Map Version 1: Project Report
The Future of the Derwent Estuary Saltmarshes and Tidal Freshwater Wetlands in Response to Sea Level Rise
The National Banksia Environmental Awards 2008
Vegetation Futures for Tasmania; Veg Futures 08 Conference
Vegetation Futures for Tasmania; Veg Futures 08
Victorian Coastal LiDAR Inundation Modelling and Mapping

Research Projects

Coastal Inundation Mapping Stage 3
Coastal Inundation Mapping Version 4
Coastal Inundation Modelling of 0.2m Sea Level Rise Heights
Coastal Inundation Stage 2
Review of the National Coastal Geomorphic (polygon) map and Identification of potential directions for further map product development
Tasmanian Forest Agreement Independent Verification Group - Remote Sensing Image Analysis Phase 1
Tasmanian Shoreline Vulnerability Mapping: Coastal Inundation and Fetch Modelling
Victorian Lidar Coastal Inundation Modelling
Victorian State-wide Coastal Inundation Dataset for increased sea level rise values

Research Candidate Supervision