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Researcher: Scott, JJ (Dr Jennifer Scott)

Fields of Research

Environmental Management
Terrestrial Ecology
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Conservation and Biodiversity
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Biological Oceanography
Natural Resource Management
Palaeoecology
Evolutionary Biology
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Geospatial Information Systems
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Monitoring

Research Objectives

Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Protected Conservation Areas in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Control of Plant Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Rehabilitation of Degraded Mountain and High Country Environments
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Air Quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new plant on Heard Island
A new plant on Heard island
A New Vegetation Map for Heard Island; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Assessing the invasive risk of two non-native Agrostis species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island; Polar Biology
Australia in the firing line for environmental disaster
Bunny Bother
Change in Undisturbed Vegetation on the Coastal Slopes of Subantarctic Macquarie Island, 1980-1995; Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research
Change over time in subantarctic vegetation - Macquarie Island and Heard Island; School of Geography and Environmental Studies 2004 Conference
Changes in Subantarctic Heard Island Vegetation at Sites Occupied by Poa annua, 1987-2000; Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research
Changes in the cover of plant species associated with climate change and grazing pressure on the Macquarie Island coastal slopes, 1980-2009; Polar Biology
Changes in Vegetation on Heard Island 1947-1987; 5th SCAR Symposium on Antarctic Biology
Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island Coastal Slopes, 1980-1990
Coldly efficient battle plan
Cull upsets island's ecological balance
Ecological Character Description for the Proposed Macquarie Island Ramsar Site
Effects of human trampling on the sub-Antarctic vegetation of Macquarie Island; Polar Record
Effects of Rabbit Grazing on the Steep Coastal Slopes of Macquarie Island 1980-2003; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Fears for sub-antarctic island plagued by rabbits
Feral pests to be baited on Macquarie Island
Heard Island vegetation mapping from orthophotos derived from non-metric photography
Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (a) Vegetation mapping from orthophotos
Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (b) Vegetation mapping from non-rectified aerial photographs and satellite imagery with accompanying data
Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (g) Vegetation 'signature points' with accompanying 35mm terrestrial photos
Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change
Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (d) 35mm photos (oblique aerial and terrestrial) used for vegetation mapping
Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (e) 35mm photos (terrestrial) from fixed photo-points, 1986-2000
Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (f) 35mm photos (terrestrial) from fixed photo-points, 2003-2004
Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (c) Orthophotos used for vegetation mapping
Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island
Impacts of Local Human Activities on the Antarctic Environment; Antarctic Science
International Polar Year Special. Macquarie Island cats, rats and mice
Island funds battle
Island plague funds tiff flairs up
Isle of devastation
Macquarie Island - threat to World Heritage values
Macquarie Island - threat to World Heritage values
Macquarie Island and current issues
Macquarie Island Biology
Macquarie Island Crisis Mis-managed
Macquarie Island criticised as environmental disaster
Macquarie Island eradication plan
Macquarie Island Eradication Program and dog training
Macquarie Island funding decision
Macquarie Island funding decision
Macquarie Island funding decision
Macquarie Island in Danger
Macquarie Island Menace
Macquarie Island overrun by rabbits
Macquarie Island overrun by rabbits and rodents
Macquarie Island Pied Pipers' deadly tune
Macquarie Island rabbit damage crisis - an update
Macquarie Island rabbit issue
Macquarie Island rabbit issue and interim control measures
Macquarie Island rabbit problem
Macquarie Island Rabbits
Macquarie Island rabbits
Macquarie Island rabbits funding issue
Macquarie Island World Heritage still in trouble
Macquarie Island's flora and fauna is being damaged by rabbits and rats
Macquarie plague plea. Rabbits wrecking Antarctic habitat
Macquarie's feral cats: a delicate ecological balance
Marine Conservation at Macquarie Island 1999
Marine Conservation at Macquarie Island: A Marine Conservation Strategy and An Account of the Marine Environment
New records of vascular plants from Heard Island; Polar Record
Overrun by rabbits
Pest-infested heritage island 'a disgrace'
Plague's many causes
Politics adds to Macquarie Island's pest problem
Probable long distance dispersal of Leptinella plumosa Hook.f. to Heard Island: Habitat, status and discussion of its arrival; Polar Biology
Rabbit Damage on Macquarie Island - What Can Be Learnt Through Photo-monitoring?; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Rabbit Distribution History and Related Land Disturbance, Macquarie Island; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Rabbit problem on Macquarie Island
Rabbiting on: Award Winning Poster Details Macquarie Island Rabbit Damage
Rabbits lay waste to Macquarie Island
Rabbits on Macquarie Island
Rabbits, landslips and vegetation change on the coastal slopes of subantarctic Macquarie Island, 1980-2007: implications for management; Polar Biology
Representation Re Macquarie Island Nature Reserve and World Heritage Area Draft Management Plan 2003. Topic of Representation: Urgency of Addressing Current Rabbit Grazing Damage on Macquarie Island
Restricted plant species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie and Heard Islands; Polar Biology
Satellite imagery for change detection in the sub-Antarctic: Using Heard Island as a proof of concept; Institute of Australian Geographers Conference 2008
Saving Macquarie Island
Severe environmental degradation caused by rabbits on Macquarie Island
Shooters on Macquarie Island
Subantarctic Vegetation Mapping on South Georgia and Heard island; School of Geography and Environmental Studies 2005 Conference
Submission to the Inquiry into the establishment of marine protected areas within the Bruny Bioregion - Response to the Draft Recommendations Report
Talkback, Macquarie Island rabbit issue and eradication funding
The future management of Macquarie Island
The push to save a national treasure
Up against rats, rabbits and costs
Vegetation; A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia.
Vegetation change and the increase of rabbit damage on steep coastal slopes of Macquarie Island, 1980-2003; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2006
Vegetation mapping: teaching an ancient discipline new methods
Vegetation of Heard Island and the McDonald Islands; Heard Island: Southern Ocean Sentinel
What is happening at Macquarie Island
World heritage under threat
World Heritage Under Threat - Macquarie Island

Research Projects

Effects of feral rabbits and native fauna on vegetation succession and soil stability, Macquarie Island; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Global Change, Biodiversity and Conservation in Terrestrial and Coastal Ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: Vascular Plants in a Changing Environment; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Heard Island Thematic Mapping Program Phase 2; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Long Term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability - Macquarie Island; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Long term changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability Macquarie Island; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Satellite Imagery for Change Detection in the sub-Antarctic using Heard Island as a Proof of Concept; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Understanding The Impact of Change on Australia's World Heritage Subantarctic Islands; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Ecological Character Description Report - Macquarie Island

Research Candidate Supervision