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Researcher: Magierowski, RH (Dr Regina Magierowski)

Fields of Research

Freshwater ecology
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Other education
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Environmental management
Social geography
Organisation of information and knowledge resources
Specialist studies in education
Digital curation and preservation
Conservation and biodiversity
Behavioural ecology
Ecosystem function

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Other education and training
Other environmental management
Terrestrial biodiversity
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Electronic information storage and retrieval services
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Hydrological connectivity structures concordant plant and animal assemblages according to niche rather than dispersal processes; Freshwater Biology
Robustness of surrogates of biodiversity in marine benthic communites; Ecological Applications

Research Publications

A vertically integrated, embedded curiculum enhances the information literacy skills of science undergraduates; HERDSA
Aligning Information Literacy with the Faculty Teaching and Learning Agenda; Australian Academic & Research Libraries
Allochthonous dissolved organic matter controls bacterial carbon production in old-growth and clearfelled headwater streams; Freshwater Science
An Overview of the Research Data Portal: The University of Tasmania’s first institution-wide digital data repository; eResearch Australasia 2021 Conference
Community assembly in marine macrofauna communities
Effects of salinity and flow interactions on macroinvertebrate traits in temporary streams; Ecological Indicators
Greater phosphorus uptake in forested headwater streams modified by clearfell forestry; Hydrobiologia
Hydrological connectivity structures concordant plant and animal assemblages according to niche rather than dispersal processes; Freshwater Biology
Impacts of land use on the structure of river macroinvertebrate communities across Tasmania, Australia: spatial scales and thresholds; Marine and Freshwater Research
Inferring landscape-scale land-use impacts on rivers using data from mesocosm experiments and artificial neural networks; PLoS ONE
Investigating the relationships between environmental stressors and stream condition using Bayesian belief networks; Freshwater Biology
Measuring and modelling the impacts of land use on ecological river condition; Landscape Logic: Integrating science for landscape management
Mechanisms of invasion: establishment, spread and persistence of introduced seaweed populations; Botanica Marina
ORCiD at the University of Tasmania; Australia-Pacific Research Managers Webinar
Robustness of surrogates of biodiversity in marine benthic communites; Ecological Applications
Strengthening engagement and collaboration for impact in the ERS theme
Temporal patterns and environmental correlates of macroinvertebrate communities in temporary streams; PLoS ONE
The Tasmanian River Condition Bayesian Network
Variation in stream organic matter processing among years and benthic habitats in response to forest clearfelling; Forest Ecology and Management
What do we teach them and what are they learning? Evaluation and assessment of the information literacy skills of science students; UniServe Science
Woody debris input and function in old-growth and clear-felled headwater streams; Forest Ecology and Management

Research Projects

Approaches to evaluating the biological structure of stream ecosystems; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Supply of research into the alignment of alpine bog type and location across the Australian Alps; Australian Alps Liaison Committee (AALC)
Alpine Peatlands Fire Risk Mitigation Planning

Research Candidate Supervision

Approaches to evaluating the biological structure of stream ecosystems
Structure and Function of Small, Headwater Streams Flowing through Wet Eucalypt Forest in Southern Tasmania and the Impact of Clearfell Forestry