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Environmental Futures Network

The University of Adelaide Australia

Network Publications

The following publications are works generated as part of the Working Group Projects. Names in bold are network members. (You can find a digital object identifier link using the DOI site browser and copy past the relevant doi you wish to search for)


  • Byrne M., Steane D., Joseph L., Yeates D., Jordan G., Crayn D., Sniderman J.M.K., Aplin K., Cantrill D., Cook L.G., Crisp, M.D., Keogh J.S., Melville J., Moritz C., Porch N., Sunnucks P. and Weston P. (accepted Feb 2011) Decline of a biome: contraction, fragmentation, extinction and invasion of the Australian mesic zone biota. Journal of Biogeography


  • Boulton, A.J., Datry, T., Kasahara, T., Mutz, M. & Stanford, J.A. (2010) Ecology and management of the hyporheic zone: stream-groundwater interactions of running waters and their floodplains. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 26-40.
  • Bradford, T., M. Adams, W.F. Humphreys, A.D. Austin & S.J.B. Cooper (2010) DNA barcoding of stygofauna uncovers cryptic amphipod diversity in a calcrete aquifer in Western Australia’s arid zone. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 41-50.
  • Camacho A.I. & Hancock, P.J. The first description of Syncarida (Crustacea) from Queensland, Australia: two new species of Notobathynella Schminke, 1973 (Bathynellacea, Parabathynellidae). Journal of Natural History (accepted September 2010).
  • Camacho, A.I. & Hancock, P. (2010) A new record of Parabathynellidae (Crustacea, Bathynellacea) in Australia: a new genus and species from New South Wales. Journal of Natural History 44: 1081-1094.
  • Cho, J-L. & Humphreys, W.F. (2010) Ten new species of the genus Brevisomabathynella Cho, Park and Ranga Reddy, 2006 (Malacostraca, Bathynellacea, Parabathynellidae) from Western Australia. Journal of Natural History 44: 993-1079.
  • Guzik, M.T., S.J.B. Cooper, W.F. Humphreys, S. Ong, T. Kawakami & A.D. Austin (in press) Evidence for micro-allopatric speciation processes in an isolated desert aquifer. Heredity.
  • Humphreys, W.F. (in press) Management of groundwater species in karst environments, In P. van Beynen (ed.) Karst Management. Spinger Verlag, Berlin. 
  • Kornicker, L.S., Humphreys, W.F., Danielopol, D.L. & Harrison-Nelson, E. (2010) Ontogeny of an anchialine ostracod from Western Australia and comments on the origin and distribution of Halocyprididae. Crustaceana 83: 715-752.
  • Leys, R., B. Roudnew, & C. H.S. Watts (2010). Paroster extraordinarius  sp. nov.: a new stygobitic diving beetle from the Flinders Ranges, with notes on other diving beetles from the hyporheic in South Australia (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) Australian Journal of Entomology 49: 66-72.
  • Leys, R., Bloechl, A., & Koenemann, S. (in press) Bogidiella veneris, a new species of subterranean Amphipoda (Crustacea: Bogidiellidae) from Australia, with remarks on the systematics and biogeography. Hydrobiologia.
  • Nevil, J., Hancock, P.J., Murray, B., Ponder, W., Humphreys, W.F., Phillips, M, & Groom, P.K. (in press) Groundwater dependent ecosystems and the dangers of groundwater overdraft : a review and an Australian perspective. Pacific Conservation Biology.
  • Tomlinson, M. & A.J. Boulton (2010) Ecology and management of subsurface groundwater dependent ecosystems in Australia ] a review. Marine and Freshwater Research 61: 936–949.
  • Wood, P. J., Boulton, A. J., Little, S. & Stubbington, R. 2010. Is the hyporheic zone a refugium for macroinvertebrates during severe low flow conditions? Fundamental & Applied Limnology 176: 377-390.
  • Gelcich, S., Hughes, TP, Olsson, P., Folke, C., Defeo, O., Fernandez, M., Foale, S., Gunderson, L.H., Rodriguez-Sickert, C., Scheffer, M., Steneck, R.S., and Castilla, J.C. Navigating transformations in governance of Chilean marine coastal resources. PNAS (2010) 107: 39 p16794-16799
  • Hughes, TP., Graham, NAJ, Jackson, JBC., Mumby, PJ., and Steneck, RS. Rising to the challenge of sustaining coral reef resilience. Trends in Ecology and Evolution (2010) 25: 11.McCook, LJ., et al. Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef: A globally significant demonstration of the benefits of networks of marine reserves. PNAS. doi/10.1073/pnas.0909335107
  • Murphy, B. P., Paron, P., Prior, L. D., Boggs, G. S., Franklin, D. C., and Bowman, D. M. J. S. (2010). Using generalized autoregressive error models to understand fire-vegetation-soil feedbacks in a mulga-spinifex landscape mosaic. Journal of Biogeography, 1-14. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02359.x
  • Bowman, D. M. J. S., Brown, G. K., Braby, M. F., Brown, J. R., Cook, L. G., Crisp, M. D., Ford, F., Haberle, S., Hughes, J., Isagi, Y., Joseph, L., McBride, J., Nelson, G., and Ladiges, P. Y. (2010). Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics. Journal of Biogeography, 37, 201-216.Faith, D. Ecosystem services targets are not enough to protect biodiversity. Diversity doi:10.3390/d20x000x


  • Martin, T.G., Catterall, C.P., Manning, A.D., & Szabo, J (in press). Australian Birds in a changing landscape: 220 Years of European colonization. In: Birds and Habitat: Relationships in Changing Landscapes (ed. Fuller RJ). Cambridge Press   
  • Denham, T.P., M. Donohue and S. Booth 2009. Revisiting an old hypothesis: Horticultural experimentation in northern Australia. Antiquity 83: 634-48.
  • Denham, T.P., R. Fullagar and L. Head 2009. Plant exploitation on Sahul: From colonisation to the emergence of regional specialisation during the Holocene. Quaternary International 202: 29-40.
  • Denham, T.P. 2009. A practice-centred method for charting the emergence and transformation of agriculture. Current Anthropology 50: 661-7.
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S, Brown, G.K., Braby, M.F., Brown J.R., Cook, L.G., Crisp, M.D., Ford, F., Haberle, S., Hughes, J., Isagi, Y., Joseph, L., McBride, J., . Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics. Journal of Biogeography 37:201-216
  • Connell, S.D., et al. Recovering a lost baseline: missing kelp forests from a metropolitan coast. Marine Ecology Progress Series 360:63-72
  • Walker,B., S.Polasky, V.Galaz, C.Folke, G.Engstrom, F.Ackerman, K. Arrow, S.Carpenter,K.Chopra, G.Daily, P.Erhlich, T.Hughes, N.Kautsky, S.Levon, K.Maler, J.Shogren, J.Vincent, T.Xepapadeas, Zeeuw. Looming Global Scale Failures and Missing Institutions. Science 325 (5946): 1345-1346.
  • Haberle, S.G., F. Hopf and G. Hope 2009. The Australasian Pollen and Spore Atlas: Update on a new online relational database. Prog. Abstr. 11th Pacific Science Inter-Congress. Tahiti, French Polynesia, 2nd – 6th March, 2009.


  • Austin, A., Cooper, S., and Humphreys, B., (Eds) Subterranean Connections: Biology & Evolution in Troglobiont & Groundwater Ecosystems, Invertebrate Systematics Vol 22 (2). doi 10.1071/ISv22n2_PR. [TOC link here]
  • Fitzsimmons, K.E, Gell, P.A., Bickford, S., Barrows, T.T., Mooney, S.P., Denham, T.P. & OZPACS contributers. (2008). The OZPACS database: a resource for understanding recent impacts on Australian ecosystems. Quaternary Australasia, 24: 2-6.
  • Denham, T., Haberle, S., Agricultural emergence and transformation in the Upper Wahgi Valley, Papua New Guinea, during the Holocene, The Holocene (2008).18: 3 pp481-496
  • Denham, T. and Mooney, S.P. 2008 Human-environment interactions in Australia and New Guinea during the Holocene. The Holocene, 18(3): 373-9.
  • Fitzsimmons, K.E, Gell, P.A., Bickford, S., Barrows, T.T., Mooney, S.P., Denham, T.P. & OZPACS contributers. 2008. The OZPACS database: a resource for understanding recent impacts on Australian ecosystems. Quaternary Australasia, 24: 2-6.
  • Byrne, M., Yeates, D.K., Joseph, L., Kearney, M., Bowler, J., Williams, M.A., Cooper, A.S., Donnellan, S.C., Keogh, J.S., Leys, R., Melville, J., Murphy, DJ., Porch, N., Wyrwoll, K-H. Birth of a biome: insights into the assembly and maintenance of the Australian arid zone biota, Molecular Ecology, 17(20) 4398-417


  • Hughes, T.P., Rodrigues, M.J., Bellwood, D.R., Ceccarelli, D., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., McCook, L., Moltschaniwskyj, N., Pratchett, M.S., Steneck, R.S., Willis, B., Phase Shifts, Herbivory, and the Resilience of Coral Reefs to Climate Change, Current Biology 17, 1-6. doi 10.1016/j.cub.2006.12.049
  • Hughes., T.P., Bellwood, D.R., Folke, C.S., McCook, L.J. & Pandolfi, J.M., No-take areas, herbivory and coral reef resilience, TRENDS in Ecology and Evoluiton Vol 22 No.1
  • Hughes, T.P. and 20 co-authors. 2007. Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon World Heritage Area. AMBIO pp586-592
  • McCook, L.J., Marshall, P., Folke, C., Hughes, T.P., Nystrom, M., Obura, D., Salm, R. Ecological resilience, climate change, and the Great Barrier Reef: An introduction. Pp. 1-29 in Climate change and the Great Barrier Reef, Johnson, J., Marshall, P. (eds.). GBRMPA, Townsville