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Researcher: Balmer, J (Ms Jayne Balmer)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial ecology
Environmental management
Pollution and contamination
Landscape ecology
Forestry management and environment
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Native forests
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A first appraisal of the importance of landscape on Tasmanian wet forest biodiversity; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference, 2010
Alpine treeline ecotone monitoring program: within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Australasian Plant Conservation; Australasian Plant Conservation
Decadal-scale vegetation dynamics above the alpine treeline, Mount Rufus, Tasmania; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Distance, environmental and substrate factors impacting recovery of bryophyte communities after harvesting; Applied Vegetation Science
Ecological observations and new locations of a rare moss Ambuchanania leucobryoides (Ambuchananiaceae); Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart. Papers and Proceedings
Flora and fauna of the sclerophyll ecosystem; Tasmanian Wilderness: World Heritage Values
Living near the edge: being close to mature forest increases the rate of succession in beetle communities; Ecological Applications
Persistence of mature-forest biodiversity elements in a production-forest landscape managed under a Regional Forest Agreement
Proceedings of the 2007 Buttongrass Moorland Management Workshop
Responses of flora and fauna in wet eucalypt production forest to the intensity of disturbance in the surrounding landscape; Forest Ecology and Management
The harvested side of edges: Effect of retained forests on the re-establishment of biodiversity in adjacent harvested areas; Forest Ecology and Management

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision