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Researcher: Cook, LSJ (Mr Laurence Cook)

Fields of Research

Environmental Monitoring
Freshwater Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Impact Assessment

Research Objectives

Forest and Woodlands Water Management
Mountain and High Country Land and Water Management
Mining Land and Water Management
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Astacopsis gouldi Clark: habitat characteristics and relative abundance of juveniles; Tasforests
Apsley Marshes fish survey November 2012
Aquatic biological survey of Pencil Pine Creek: Spring-Summer 2011/12
Aquatic biological survey of Pencil Pine Creek: Spring-Summer 2012/13
Basslink monitoring program field report: downstream Poatina: macrophytes, macroinvertebrates, and mussels
Basslink monitoring program field report: King River macroinvertebrates Spring 2011 and Autumn 2012
Basslink monitoring program: Gordon River macroinvertebrates Spring and Autumn report 2013/14
Ben Lomond Wastewater Treatment Plant: receiving water aquatic biological survey report December 2013
Ben Lomond Wastewater Treatment Plant: receiving water aquatic biological survey report November 2012
Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring ASC salmon standard compliance assessment: Saltas Florentine Hatchery
Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring ASC salmon standard compliance assessment: Saltas Wayatinah Hatchery
Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring ASC salmon standard compliance assessment: Tassal Russell Falls Hatchery
Biological condition of the Ring and Stitt Rivers: survey of aquatic biota, Spring 2011 and Autmn 2012
Biological condition of the Ring and Stitt Rivers: survey of aquatic biota, Spring 2013 and Autumn 2014
Biological condition of the Stitt River and L Pieman in relation to the TasWater Rosebery WWTP discharge: survey of aquatic biota, Autumn 2013
Biological conditions of the Ring and Stitt Rivers: survey of aquatic biota, Spring 2010 and Autumn 2011
Biological conditions of the Ring and Stitt Rivers: survey of aquatic biota, Spring 2012 and Autumn 2013
Biomonitoring of streams associated with Henty Gold Mine: 2011 report
Biomonitoring of streams associated with Henty Gold mine: 2012 report
Biomonitoring of streams associated with Henty Gold Mine: 2013 report
Biomonitoring of the Derwent River at Derwent Bridge: 2012
Biomonitoring of the Derwent River at Derwent Bridge: 2014
Changes in stream biota along a gradient of logging disturbance, 15 years after logging at Ben Nevis, Tasmania; Forest Ecology and Management
Changes to headwater stream morphology, habitats and riparian vegetation recorded 15 years after pre-Forest Practices Code forest clearfelling in upland granite terrain, Tasmania, Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Copper Mines of Tasmania, Stream Biota Monitoring Program 2009 Report
Copper mines of Tasmania, stream biota monitoring program: 2013 report
Inferring landscape-scale land-use impacts on rivers using data from mesocosm experiments and artificial neural networks; PLoS ONE
Lake Pieman - Bobadil discharge zone biomonitoring report 2011
Lake Pieman - Bobadil discharge zone biomonitoring report 2012
Lake Pieman - Bobadil discharge zone biomonitoring report 2013
Lake Pieman - Bobadil discharge zone biomonitoring report 2014
Limestone Creek - Wilson River aquatic biota survey
Main Rivulet catchment: aquatic snail survey
Meander Dam aquatic biota monitoring report 2010/11
Meander Dam aquatic biota monitoring report 2011/12
Meander Dam aquatic biota monitoring report 2012/13
Meander Dam aquatic biota monitoring report: fish 2013/14
Nelson Bay River fish survey 2012/13
Relating upstream forest management to stream ecosystem condition in middle catchment reaches in Tasmania; Forest Ecology and Management
Sublethal responses to pesticides of several species of Australian freshwater fish and crustaceans and rainbow trout; Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
The biological condition of Cox's Creek and Cox's Rivulet: June 2011
Triazine herbicide contamination of Tasmanian streams: Sourves, concentrations and effects on biota; Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision