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Researcher: Harrison, P (Dr Peter Harrison)

Fields of Research

Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Terrestrial Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Palaeoecology
Information Systems Development Methodologies
Biological Adaptation
Genomics
Timber, Pulp and Paper
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Hardwood Plantations
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
Rehabilitation of Degraded Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Native Forests

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Climate adaptation and ecological restoration in eucalypts; Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
Evidence that divergent selection shapes a developmental cline in a forest tree species complex; Annals of Botany
Integrating climate change and habitat fragmentation to identify candidate seed sources for ecological restoration; Restoration Ecology
Palaeoendemic plants provide evidence for persistence of open, well-watered vegetation since the Cretaceous; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Past, present and future refugia for Tasmania's palaeoendemic flora; Journal of Biogeography
Pleistocene divergence of two disjunct conifers in the eastern Australian temperate zone; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Priority actions to improve provenance decision-making; BioScience
Provenance and seed mass determines the seed germination success of Eucalyptus ovata (Myrtaceae); Seed Science and Technology
Unravelling the evolutionary history of Eucalyptus cordata (Myrtaceae) using molecular markers; Australian Journal of Botany
Whole range and regional-based ecological niche models predict differing exposure to 21st century climate change in the key cool temperate rainforest tree southern beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii); Austral Ecology

Research Projects

Using semi-autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to assess below-canopy breeding traits within eucalypt production forests; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision