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Researcher: Ondei, S (Dr Stefania Ondei)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial ecology
Conservation and biodiversity
Landscape ecology
Forestry management and environment
Image processing
Environmental management
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Urban and regional planning

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity
Other environmental management
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Air quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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
A validated ensemble method for multinomial land-cover classification; Ecological Informatics
Bioregionalization approaches for conservation: methods, biases, and their implications for Australian biodiversity; Biodiversity and Conservation
Collaborative research on the ecology and management of the 'Wulo' monsoon rainforest in Wunambal Gaambera Country, North Kimberley, Australia; Land
Fire and cattle disturbance affects vegetation structure and rain forest expansion into savanna in the Australian monsoon tropics; Journal of Biogeography
First, do no harm: a systematic review of deforestation spillovers from protected areas; Global Ecology and Conservation
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
Post-fire resprouting strategies of rainforest and savanna saplings along the rainforest–savanna boundary in the Australian monsoon tropics; Plant Ecology
Protected-area planning in the Brazilian Amazon should prioritize additionality and permanence, not leakage mitigation; Biological Conservation
Water, land, fire, and forest: Multi-scale determinants of rainforests in the Australian monsoon tropics; Ecology and Evolution

Research Projects

Anthropogenic impacts on environmental microbiomes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Healthy Future Environments and People; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Distribution and Health of Wulo (Monsoon Vine Thicket or Rainforest)

Research Candidate Supervision