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Researcher: Buettel, JC (Dr Jessie Buettel)

Fields of Research

Conservation and biodiversity
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Global change biology
Terrestrial ecology
Palaeoecology
Landscape ecology
Forestry management and environment
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Wildlife and habitat management
Speciation and extinction
Environmental education and extension
Decision support and group support systems
Forest ecosystems
Ecology
Evolutionary ecology
Natural resource management
Ecosystem function
Biogeography and phylogeography
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Understanding Australia's past
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other information and communication services
Conserving natural heritage
Animal adaptation to climate change
Native forests
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A fast re-sampling method for using reliability ratings of sightings with extinction-date estimators; Ecology
A flexible tool to prioritize areas for conservation combining landscape units, measures of biodiversity, and threats; Ecosphere
A practical method for creating a digital topographic surface for ecological plots using ground-based measurements; Landscape Ecology
Accidents alter animal fitness landscapes; Ecology Letters
Analyzing linear spatial features in ecology; Ecology
Astro-ecology? Shifting the interdisciplinary collaboration paradigm; Ecology and Evolution
Biodiversity losses and conservation responses in the Anthropocene; Science
Bioregionalization approaches for conservation: methods, biases, and their implications for Australian biodiversity; Biodiversity and Conservation
Characterizing the spatio-temporal threats, conservation hotspots and conservation gaps for the most extinction-prone bird family (Aves: Rallidae); Royal Society Open Science
Compromised ecosystem services from urban aerial microbiomes: a review of impacts on human immune function; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Deficiencies in estimating the extinction date of the thylacine with mixed certainty data; Conservation Biology
Egress! How technophilia can reinforce biophilia to improve ecological restoration; Restoration Ecology
Emigration is costly, but immigration has benefits in human-altered landscapes; Functional Ecology
Evaluating scat surveys as a tool for population and community assessments; Wildlife Research
First, do no harm: a systematic review of deforestation spillovers from protected areas; Global Ecology and Conservation
Forecasting future global food demand: A systematic review and meta-analysis of model complexity; Environment International
Forests: Interplay of Human and Natural Disturbances on Pattern and Process in Forest Ecosystems; Forests
Habitat suitability, live abundance and their link to road mortality of Tasmanian wildlife; Wildlife Research
Hot, unpredictable weather interacts with land use to restrict the distribution of the Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo; Emu
iEcology: harnessing large online resources to generate ecological insights; Trends in Ecology and Evolution
Impact of intense disturbance on the structure and composition of wet-eucalypt forests: A case study from the Tasmanian 2016 wildfires; PLoS One
Importance of the local environment on nutrient cycling and litter decomposition in a tall eucalypt forest; Forests
Investigating avian behaviour using opportunistic camera-trap imagery reveals an untapped data source; Ornithological Science
Look down to see what's up: a systematic overview of treefall dynamics in forests; Forests
Missing the wood for the trees? New ideas on defining forests and forest degradation; Rethinking Ecology
Nature's untold stories: an overview on the availability and type of on‑line data on long‑term biodiversity monitoring; Biodiversity and Conservation
poems: R package for simulating species' range dynamics using pattern-oriented validation; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Protected-area planning in the Brazilian Amazon should prioritize additionality and permanence, not leakage mitigation; Biological Conservation
Ravens exploit wildlife roadkill and agricultural landscapes but do not affect songbird assemblages; Emu
Roadkill islands: Carnivore extinction shifts seasonal use of roadside carrion by generalist avian scavenger; Journal of Animal Ecology
Spatial pattern analysis of line-segment data in ecology; Ecology
The patterns and causes of dermatitis in terrestrial and semi-aquatic mammalian wildlife; Animals
Trophic rewilding of native extirpated predators on Bass Strait Islands could benefit woodland birds; Emu
Urban-associated diseases: candidate diseases, environmental risk factors, and a path forward; Environment International
Using paleo-archives to safeguard biodiversity under climate change; Science
What is the evidence for planetary tipping points?; Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Research Projects

Drivers of bird communities on temperate land-bridge islands: a case study on a shifting strait; Birdlife Australia (BLA)
Drivers of bird community structure on temperate land-bridge islands: a case study on a shifting strait; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision