Tag Archives: qaecology

Managing invasive aliens

In a recent newsletter article, qaecologist Jane Catford discusses some causes, impacts and ways to manage alien plant invasion in riparian ecosystems, with a particular focus on the River Murray. Published in the Inland Rivers Network News, you can find … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at SCB

This week a bunch of qaecologists will be presenting their work at the Society for Conservation Biology meeting in Auckland, New Zealand. If you’re in town be sure to check them out.

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Quantifying levels of biological invasion: towards the objective classification of invaded and invasible ecosystems

Biological invasions are a global phenomenon that threatens biodiversity, and few, if any, ecosystems are free from alien species. The relative “success” of invasion is influenced by inherent features of the species (invasiveness) and recipient ecosystems (invasibility), and factors associated … Continue reading

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Post-doc positions available with QAECO

We are looking for post-docs to join the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decis-ions (CEED) at The University of Melbourne, working in the Quantitative & Applied Ecology Group. The research involves development and evaluation of models to assist … Continue reading

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Qaecology Reading Group: Saccheri et al, 1998

Once a fortnight the Qaecology lab gathers round a couple of packets of Tim Tams and a pot of coffee to discuss a paper. This week the theme was extinction risk and the paper chosen was Saccheri et al’s, Inbreeding … Continue reading

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Projected impacts of climate change on Callitris verrucosa

This video shows the projected impact of climate change on the suitability of habitat for the conifer Callitris verrucosa (Mallee pine) in Australia, and the consequences for the size and distributions of populations for the period 2000-2100. Habitat suitability is … Continue reading

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