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Researcher: Frank, ASK (Dr Anke Frank)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial ecology
Behavioural ecology
Wildlife and habitat management
Conservation and biodiversity
Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology
Pollution and contamination
Environmental education and extension

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A nose for death: integrating trophic and informational networks for conservation and management; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Biologically meaningful scents: a framework for understanding predator–prey research across disciplines; Biological Reviews
Cattle removal in arid Australia benefits kangaroos in high quality habitat but does not affect camels; Rangeland Journal
Context and trade-offs characterize real-world threat detection systems: A review and comprehensive framework to improve research practice and resolve the translational crisis; Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Correlates of recent declines of rodents in Northern and Southern Australia: habitat structure is critical; PLoS ONE
Ecosystem risk assessment of Georgina gidgee woodlands in central Australia; Austral Ecology
Experimental evidence that feral cats cause local extirpation of small mammals in Australia’s tropical savannas; Journal of Applied Ecology
Habitat use and behaviour of cattle in a heterogeneous desert environment in central Australia; Rangeland Journal
Interactions of Grazing History, Cattle Removal and Time since Rain Drive Divergent Short-Term Responses by Desert Biota; PLoS-One
Multiple cameras required to reliably detect feral cats in northern Australian tropical savanna: an evaluation of sampling design when using camera traps; Wildlife Research
Response to commentary by Woinarski (Critical-weight-range marsupials in northern Australia are declining: a commentary on Fisher et al. (2014) ‘The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: is history repeating?’); Global Ecology and Biogeography
Stemming the tide: progress towards resolving the causes of decline and implementing management responses for the disappearing mammal fauna of northern Australia; Therya
The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: is history repeating?; Global Ecology and Biogeography

Research Projects

Citizen Science: Effects of cat and dog ownership on wildlife; Hobart City Council (HCC)

Research Candidate Supervision