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Researcher: Warfe, DM (Dr Danielle Warfe)

Fields of Research

Freshwater ecology
Natural resource management
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Conservation and biodiversity
Ecosystem function

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Fresh, ground and surface water biodiversity
Terrestrial biodiversity
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Ground water quantification, allocation and impact of depletion
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A bioeconomic analysis of conserving freshwater values in an agricultural landscape; Marine and Freshwater Research
Asset Update on Inland Waters (Top End and Katherine Regions) for Northern Territory NRM Plan Review
Condition, impacts and threats to aquatic biodiversity; Aquatic Biodiversity in Northern Australia
Consumer–resource coupling in wet–dry tropical rivers; Journal of Animal Ecology
Customary and recreational fishing pressure: large-bodied fish assemblages in a tropical, intermittent Australian river; Marine and Freshwater Research
Dynamics of in-stream wood and its importance as fish habitat in a large tropical floodplain river; River Research and Applications
Ecological risks and opportunities from engineered artificial flooding as a means of achieving environmental flow objectives; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
Environmental Flows for the Lower Derwent River. Report to Dept. Primary Industries, Water and Environment
Flow guidelines for water management agencies. Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge Synthesis Report
Flow-ecology relationships: closing the loop on effective environmental flows; Marine and Freshwater Research
Habitat complexity: approaches and future directions; Hydrobiologia
Habitat structural complexity mediates food web dynamics in a freshwater macrophyte community; Oecologia
Habitat structural complexity mediates the foraging success of multiple predator species; Oecologia
Hydrological connectivity structures concordant plant and animal assemblages according to niche rather than dispersal processes; Freshwater Biology
Implementing environmental flows in semi-regulated and unregulated rivers using a flexible framework: case studies from Tasmania, Australia; Rivers Research and Applications
Inferring landscape-scale land-use impacts on rivers using data from mesocosm experiments and artificial neural networks; PLoS ONE
Joining the dots: Integrating climate and hydrological projections with freshwater ecosystem values to develop adaptation options for conserving freshwater biodiversity; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Leaf litter chemistry, decomposition and assimilation by macroinvertebrates in two tropical streams; Hydrobiologia
Natural processes supporting biodiversity in tropical rivers of northern Australia; Aquatic Biodiversity in Northern Australia
Productivity and connectivity in tropical riverscapes of northern Australia: Ecological insights for management; Ecosystems
Productivity, disturbance and ecosystem size have no influence on food chain length in seasonally connected rivers; Plos One
Quantifying habitat structure: surface convolution and living space for species in complex environments; Oikos
Seasonal contrasts in carbon resources and ecological processes on a tropical floodplain; Freshwater Biology
Temporal variation in benthic primary production in streams of the Australian wet–dry tropics; Hydrobiologia
The 'wet-dry' in the wet-dry tropics drives river ecosystem structure and processes in northern Australia; Freshwater Biology
The ecology of rivers with contrasting flow regimes: identifying indicators for setting environmental flows; Freshwater Biology
The role of habitat structure in a freshwater food web
The Tasmanian Environmental Flows Framework, technical Report
Waterhouse Community Irrigation Development: Aquatic Environmental Assessment

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision