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Researcher: Ellison, JC (Dr Joanna Ellison)

Research Fields

Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Management
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Science and Management
Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Global Change Biology
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Natural Resource Management
Sedimentology
Palaeoclimatology
Environmental Monitoring
Surface Processes
Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge
Environmental Impact Assessment
Geochemistry
Environmental Sciences
Natural Hazards
Agricultural Engineering
Ecological Applications
Social and Cultural Geography
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Forestry Management and Environment
Ore Deposit Petrology
Surfacewater Hydrology
Global Information Systems
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Environmental Engineering Design
Plant Biology
Soil Sciences

Research Impact

Environment
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Urban and Industrial Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Land and Water Management of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mining Environments
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection
Water Allocation and Quantification
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Climate and Climate Change
Pulp and Paper
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Education and Training Systems
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Rehabilitation of Degraded Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Urban and Industrial Environments
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Urban and Industrial Environments
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Primary Mining and Extraction of Mineral Resources
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Rehabilitation of Degraded Urban and Industrial Environments

Career Best Publications

Establishing relative sea level trends where a coast lacks a long term tide gauge; Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Mangroves; Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach
Holocene palynology and sea-level change in two estuaries in Southern Irian Jaya; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Intertidal morphology change following Spartina anglica introduction, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Long-term retrospection on mangrove development using sediment cores and pollen analysis: a review; Aquatic Botany
Past, Present and Futures of the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and Beyond
Vulnerability assessment of mangroves to climate change and sea-level rise impacts; Wetlands Ecology and Management
Wetlands of the Pacific Island Region; Wetlands Ecology and Management

Research Publications

A method for establishing current salt marsh form and processes to manage sea level change; 7th International Conference on Geomorphology
Adapting to Pacific Island mangrove responses to sea level rise and climate change; Climate Research
Applications of Pollen Analysis in Estuarine Systems; Applications of Paleoenvironmental Techniques in Estuarine Studies
Assessing atoll shoreline condition to guide community management; Ecological Indicators
Assessing risks of sedimentation rate and depth to mangrove tree species - Phase 1 Workplan Report
Assessing risks of sedimentation rate and depth to mangrove tree species - Phase 2 report
Assessment of the Vaiusa Bay Mangrove Replanting Trial. Report for the Division of Environment and Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resources Environment and Meteorology
Assessment of mangrove response to projected relative sea-level rise and recent historical reconstruction of shoreline position; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Assessment of mangrove responses to projected relative sea level rise and recent historical reconstruction of shoreline position; Catchments to Coast: Australian Marine Sciences Association 44th Annual Conference and The Society of Wetland Scientists 27th International Conference
Assessment of mangroves as a vulnerable coastal system to climate change; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planning and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Assessment of mangroves as a vulnerable coastal system to climate change; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planning and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Assessment of rock protection on the Scamander estuary mouth shoreline, East Tasmania
Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Large-Scale Eradication of Spartina anglica from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Third International Conference on Invasive Spartina
Assessment of the potential consequences of large-scale eradication of Spartina anglica from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Third International Conference on Invasive Spartina
Assessment of the potential consequences of large-scale eradication of Spartina anglica from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Invasive Spartina
Baseline Survey of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology of Pipers River
Baseline Survey of Tamar Estuary Shoreline Banks. Report prepared for NRM North - May 2007
Beach ecosystem based adaptation demonstration, Vava'u, Tonga
Beach ecosystem based adaptation trials, North Tarawa, Kiribati
Beach ecosystem based adaptation, Abaiang, Kiribati
Beach erosion: ecosystem based adaptation monitoring plan
Book review. Where river meets sea: exploring Australia's estuaries, by Lynne Turner, Dieter Tracey, Jan Tilden and W. M. Dennison; Geographical Education
Cameron Inlet, Flinders Island: Investigation of Options for Drainage Control
Capacity of Pacific Island Countries and Territories to Adapt to Mangrove Responses to Changes in Sea-level and Other Climate Change Effects; Catchments to Coast. The Society of Wetland Scientists 27th International Conference
Circular Head Region Coastal Foreshore Habitats: Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment
Climate Change Adaptation: Management Options for Mangrove Areas; Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia
Climate change impacts on, and vulnerability and adaptation of mangrove ecosystems; ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity 2009
Climate change prospects for freshwater fisheries in the tropical Pacific: An overview of production and management strategies to adapt to population growth and climate change; Water
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems; World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Climate Proofing MFF projects: a briefing paper from WWF
Coastal Ecosystem-Based Rehabilitation Guide: People Working with Nature; SPREP Library
Coastal Geomorphology of the Forth River Mouth at Turners Beach: Analysis of Recent Sedimentation Changes
Coastal Resilience to Climate Change: Developing a Generalizable Method for Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation of Mangroves and Associated Ecosystems; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2008
Coastal Sedimentology of the Leven River Mouth at Ulverstone: Assessment of Breakwater Influences
Coastal terrestrial systems and sea-level rise
Comparison of three methods for the quantification of sediment organic carbon in salt marshes of the Rubicon Estuary, Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Biology
Consequences of Large-Scale Eradication of Rice-Grass from the Tamar
Conservation and Wise Use of Pacific Island Wetlands by Building Capacity and Awareness Through Community-Based Site Monitoring
Contributions to the Northern Tasmanian NRM Coastal Strategy
Determining the History and Sources of Contaminants in Sediments in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia, using 210Pb Dating and Stable Pb Isotope Analyses; Interact 2004
Determining the history and sources of contaminants in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia, using 210Pb dating and stable Pb isotope analyses; Environmental Chemistry
Developing an Environmental Management Plan for the Northern Ponds of Lake MacLeod: Report to Dampier Salt Limited, PO Box 1619, Karatha, WA 6719. September 30, 2003
Development of a coastal NRM strategy for north Tasmania; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planninng and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Development of a coastal NRM strategy for north Tasmania; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planninng and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Efficacy of Alternative Low-cost Approaches to Mangrove Restoration, American Samoa; Estuaries and Coasts
Establishing relative sea level trends where a coast lacks a long term tide gauge; Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Evaluation of beach rehabilitation success, Turners Beach, Tasmania; Journal of Coastal Conservation
Factors influencing biodiversity and distributional gradients in mangroves; Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters
Geochemistry and particle size of surface sediments of Exmouth Gulf, Northwest Shelf, Australia; Continental Shelf Research
Geochronological evidence from subsiding coasts of massive mangrove loss within future sea level rise projections; BGRG Annual Conference: Geomorphology and Earth System Science 2006
Geomorphological Assessment of Impacts of Foreshore Reclamation at Johnsons Beach, Penguin, Tasmania
Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Mangroves; Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach
Geomorphology report on coastal erosion at the Detention River estuary, Hellyer, North West Tasmania
Global Climate Change and Biodiversity; Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
Global Patterns of Mangrove Extinction Risk: Implications for Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Loss; Coastal Conservation
Holocene palynology and sea-level change in two estuaries in Southern Irian Jaya; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Holocene stratigraphic records of vegetation change and sedimentation from the Ajkwa river estuary mangroves, Irian Jaya
How South Pacific mangroves may respond to predicted climate change and sea-level rise; Climate Change in the South Pacific: Impacts and responses in Australia, New Zealand, and small island states
Impacts and effects of ocean warming on mangrove species and ecosystems; Explaining Ocean Warming: Causes, scale, effects and consequences. Full report
Impacts of sediment burial on mangroves; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Impacts on Mangrove Ecosystems; The Great Greenhouse Gamble: A conference on the Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
Implementation of ecosystem based adaptation in Kiribati: Mangrove beach sites
Interrogating resilience: toward a typology to improve its operationalization; Ecology and Society
Intertidal morphology change following Spartina anglica introduction, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Karst drainage relations with catchment land use change, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia; Cave and Karst Science
KGA122 The Physical Environment: Study Guide for Students not attending Lectures
Laju Sediment Aso Tailing Pada Lantai Hutan Mangrove Di Muara Sungai Ajkwa Dalam Tahun 1998-1999
Long-term retrospection on mangrove development using sediment cores and pollen analysis: a review; Aquatic Botany
Low-flow monitoring for environmental values in the Ringarooma Catchment
Magnitude frequency analysis of small floods using the annual and partial series; Water
Mangrove Assessment and Monitoring Methodologies; Pacific Regional Workshop on Mangrove Wetlands Protection and Sustainable Use hosted by SPREP
Mangrove Palaeoenvironmental Response to Climate Change; Catchments to Coast. The Society of Wetland Scientists 27th International Conference
Mangrove palaeoenvironmental response to climate change; Catchments to Coast: Australian Marine Sciences Association 44th Annual Conference and The Society of Wetland Scientists 27th International Conference
Mangrove Swamps: Causes of Decline and Mortality; Forest Decline: Causes and Impacts
Mangrove vulnerability assessment methodology and adaptation prioritisation; The Malaysian Forester
Mangroves and climate change
Mangroves and Possible Mangrove Introduction Sites at Ailuk Atoll, Marshall Islands. Report: The Natural Resource Assessment Survey (NRAS), Marshall Islands
Manual for American Samoa Mangrove Monitoring. Monitoring Changes in Mangrove Community Structure and Response to Relative Sea-level Rise
Manual for mangrove monitoring in the Pacific Islands Region; SPREP
Manual for Marshall Islands Mangrove Monitoring: Monitoring Changes in Mangrove Community Structure
Marine governance to avoid tipping points: can we adapt the adaptability envelope?; Marine Policy
Natural History of Bramble Cay, Torres Strait; Atoll Research Bulletin
Other Pacific Islands; Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms
Pacific Island Mangroves in a Changing Climate and Rising Sea; United Nations Environment Programme, Regional Seas Programme
Pacific Ocean, South; Biomes and Ecosystems
Palaeo-Environmental Approaches to Reconstructing Sea Level Changes in Estuaries; Applications of Paleoenvironmental Techniques in Estuarine Studies
Past, Present and Futures of the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and Beyond
Possible Impacts of Predicted Sea-Level Rise on South Pacific Mangroves; Sea-Level changes and their effects
Preliminary Geomorphological Assessment of a Proposal to Create a New Sea Wall and New River Outlet, Trent Water, Bridport: Final Report
Real-time water resources information used for water sharing in a Tasmanian irrigation community; 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium: The Art and Science of Water
Recent Historical Reconstruction of Mangrove Position and Assessment of Mangrove Responses to Projected Relative Sea-level Rise; Catchments to Coast. The Society of Wetland Scientists 27th International Conference
Recent Stratigraphy and Pollen Analysis of Lomawai and Kubulau
Regional Wetlands Action Plan for the Pacific Islands
Regional Wetlands action plans for the Pacific Islands 2011-2013; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference 2011
Report on the NRM Regional Chairs Forum, Brisbane 18-20 April 2007
Review of New Guidelines for the Protection of Class 4 Streams
Review of the Coastcare project: Bed and Bank Survey
Sea level rise impact research - which coastal types are most vulnerable to change?; Our Climate in Crisis: Impacts and Solutions Conference
Second report on development of a mangrove environmental management plan for Tongatapu. Tonga-Australia Environmental Planning and Management Strengthening Project (TEMPP).
Sediment and trace element depositional history from the Ajkwa River estuarine mangroves of Irian Jaya (West Papua), Indonesia; Continental Shelf Research
Shoreline change at Kelso: Geomorphic assessment to identify management priorities
Status report on Pacific Island Mangroves; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity in the Tropical Island Pacific Region
Stratigraphy and Pollen Analysis of Recent Sediments in the Douala Estuary, Cameroon
Structure and productivity of inland mangrove stands at Lake MacLeod, Western Australia; Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
Surveys of oil spill incidents affecting mangrove habitat in Australia: A preliminary assessment of incidents, impacts on mangroves, and recovery of deforested areas; APPEA Journal
Tamar Estuary Research by the University of Tasmania
Tasmania; Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms
Tasmania
The Changing Coast - Providing Room for Natural Adjustments; IPWEA National Conference on Climate Change Response
The Loss of Species: Mangrove Extinction Risk and Geographic Areas of Global Concern; PLoS ONE
The Value of Mangrove Ecosystems: Ecosystem Services & Functions; Pacific Regional Workshop on Mangrove Wetlands Protection and Sustainable Use hosted by SPREP
Threats to mangroves from climate change and adaptation options: a review; Aquatic Botany
Tidal marsh erosion and accretion trends following invasive species removal, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Trends in surface elevations of American Samoa mangroves; Wetlands Ecology and Management
Use of Stereo Aerial Photography for Assessing Changes in the Extent and Height of Mangrove Canopies in Tropical Australia; International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Use of stereo aerial photography for quantifying changes in the extent and height of mangroves in tropical Australia; Wetlands Ecology and Management
Using plants to tell a geomorphological story: a sea level curve for New Guinea; School of Geography and Environmental Studies 2004 Conference
Vulnerability Assessment of Coastal Mangroves to Impacts of Climate Change: case studies from Fiji
Vulnerability assessment of mangroves to climate change and sea-level rise impacts; Wetlands Ecology and Management
Vulnerability of Fiji mangroves & associated coral reefs to impacts of climate change; Global Conservation Organisation National Stakeholders Meeting
Vulnerability of Fiji's mangroves and associated coral reefs to climate change; World Wildlife Fund
Vulnerability of Fiji's mangroves and associated coral reefs to climate change. Review compiled for the World Wildlife Fund, March 17, 2004, as a background document for UNEP grant applications
Vulnerability of freshwater and estuarine fish habitats in the tropical Pacific to climate change; Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change
Vulnerability of freshwater habitats and fisheries to climate change in the tropical Pacific; 9th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics 2012
Vulnerability of mangroves and tidal wetlands of the Great Barrier Reef to climate change; Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef: a Vulnerability Assessment
Vulnerability of Mangroves to Climate Change; Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia
Vulnerability of mangroves, seagrasses and intertidal flats in the tropical Pacific to climate change; Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change
Vulnerability to climate change of mangroves: assessment from Cameroon, Central Africa; Biology
Weed research at the University of Tasmania
Wetlands of the Pacific Island Region; Wetlands Ecology and Management

Research Projects

Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Large-scale Eradication of Rice Grass from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Coastal Resilience to Climate Change: Developing a Generalizable Method for Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation of Mangroves and Associated Ecosystems; World Wildlife Fund Inc. (WWF-USA)
Investigate Potential Consequences of Large Scale Removal of Introduced Rice Grass from the Tamar Estuary; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Mangrove Stratigraphic Study of Douala-Eden Mangrove Reserve, Cameroon for Reconstruction of Holocene Relative Sea-Level; World Wildlife Fund Inc. (WWF-USA)
Mangrove Stratigraphic Study of Tikina Wai and Kubulau, Fiji, for Reconstruction of Holocene Relative Sea-Level; World Wildlife Fund Inc. (WWF-USA)
Reconstruction of holocene sea levels using salt marsh foraminifera as finite indicators; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Reconstruction of Sediment History in the Tamar Estuary; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Sustainable Management of American Samoa Mangroves: Raising Capacity & Awareness through Participatory Planning, Management, Site Monitoring and Outreach; US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Effects of Sedimentation on Mangroves
Implementation of Coastal Ecosystem based Adaptation to Climate Change in Kiribati
Increasing the Resilience of Micronesia's Mangroves
Lake Macleod Environmental Management Plan
Mangrove Adaptation Manual - Coastal Resilience to Climate Change
Preliminary geomorphological assessment of a proposal to create a new sea wall and new river outlet, Trent Water, Bridport
Robbins Passage - Boullanger Bay Habitat Vulnerability Assessment
Sense-T Stage 2: Adaptive Water Resources Management (Stage 2)
Sense-T: Adaptive Water Resource Management (Environmental research element)

Research Candidate Supervision

Assessment of the Potential Impacts of the Large-scale Eradication of Spartina anglica from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania
Coastal Evolution in Tasmania- A Multidisciplinary Approach to Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction
Quantitative Assessment of River Reach Morphology
Vulnerability and Responses of American Samoa Mangroves to Relative Sea-level Rise and Pacific Island Region Capacity-Building Priorities