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Researcher: Mitchell, P (Dr Patrick Mitchell)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Ecosystem function
Forest health and pathology
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy
Tree nutrition and physiology

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Forestry
Terrestrial systems and management
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adaptation of leaf water relations to climatic and habitat water availability; Forests
Capturing within catchment variation in evapotranspiration from montane forests using LiDAR canopy profiles with measured and modelled fluxes of water; Ecohydrology
Changes in evapotranspiration following wildfire in resprouting eucalypt forests; Ecohydrology
Co-ordination of growth, gas exchange and hydraulics define the carbon safety margin in tree species with contrasting drought strategies; Tree Physiology
Counting the costs of multiple stressors: is the whole greater than the sum of the parts?; Tree Physiology: An International Botanical Journal
Drought response strategies define the relative contributions of hydraulic dysfunction and carbohydrate depletion during tree mortality; New Phytologist
Exposure of trees to drought-induced die-off is defined by a common climatic threshold across different vegetation types; Ecology and Evolution
Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world; Nature Climate Change
Responses of evapotranspiration at different topographic positions and catchment water balance following a pronounced drought in a mixed species eucalypt forest, Australia; Journal of Hydrology
Spatial variability in forest water use from three contrasting regions of South-Eastern Australia; VIII International Symposium on Sap Flow
Structural adjustments in resprouting trees drive differences in post-fire transpiration; Tree Physiology
Thirsty roots and hungry leaves: unravelling the roles of carbon and water dynamics in tree mortality; New Phytologist
Trends in evapotranspiration and streamflow following wildfire in resprouting eucalypt forests; Journal of Hydrology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision