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Researcher: Harrison, P (Mr Peter Harrison)

Fields of Research

Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Terrestrial Ecology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Palaeoecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Information Systems Development Methodologies
Timber, Pulp and Paper

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
Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
Climate Change Adaptation Measures

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
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