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Researcher: Allen, KJ (Dr Kathy Allen)

Fields of Research

Biogeography and Phylogeography
Environmental Management
Social Philosophy
Forestry Fire Management
Social and Cultural Geography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Plant Biology
Landscape Ecology
Terrestrial Ecology

Research Objectives

Cultural Understanding
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Native Forests
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Forest and Woodlands Water Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Structural Time Series Approach to Dendroclimatology: phyllocladus aspleniifolius; Islands: Economy, Society and Environment
A Structural Time Series Temperature Reconstruction in Dendroclimatology; Modsim 97
Age and growth of a fire prone Tasmanian temperate old-growth forest stand dominated by Eucalyptus regnans, the world's tallest angiosperm; Forest Ecology and Management
East Coast Town
Mid-Nineteenth Century Alpine Grazing Structures on the Central Plateau; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The climatic response of Phyllocladus aspleniifolius (Labill.) Hook. f in Tasmania; Journal of Biogeography
The potential for dendroclimatology in the Warra LTER Site, Tasmania; Tasforests
The Temperature Response in the Ring Widths of Phyllocladus Aspleniifolius (Celery-top Pine) Along an Altitudinal Gradient in the Warra LTER Area, Tasmania; Australian Geographical Studies
Trans-Tasman Sea climate variability since AD 1740 inferred from middle to high latitude tree ring data; Climate Dynamics
Validating putatively cross-dated Callitris tree-ring chronologies using bomb-pulse radiocarbon analysis; Australian Journal of Botany

Research Projects

Using Dendrochronological Techniques and 14C Wiggle-matching to Determine the Age of an Old-growth Eucalyptus Regnans Stand in the Southern Forests of Tasmania; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)

Research Candidate Supervision

A History and Interpretation of Fire Frequency in Dry Eucalypt Forests and Woodlands of Eastern Tasmania