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Book Chapters

Porter J; Spencer J; O'Neill L; Brandis K; Watson M, 2022, 'Aquatic birds', in Wildlife Research in Australia Practical and Applied Methods

Kingsford RT; Brandis K; Bino G; Keith DA, 2020, 'Freshwater Biome of the World', in Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes: Volumes 1-5, pp. V1-16-V1-30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12479-0

Kingsford R; Brandis K; Bino G; Keith D, 2020, 'Freshwater Biome of the World', in Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12479-0

Kingsford R; Brandis KJ; Jenkins K; Nairn LC; Rayner TS, 2010, 'Measuring ecosystem responses to flow across temporal and spatial scales', in Saintilan N; Overton I (ed.), Ecosystem response modelling in the Murray-Darling Basin, CSIRO, Canberra, pp. 15 - 35, http://www.publish.csiro.au/pid/6350.htm

Journal articles

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ, 2024, 'Assessment of Ground and Drone Surveys of Large Waterbird Breeding Rookeries: A Comparative Study', Drones, 8, pp. 135 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/drones8040135

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Chessman BC; Slavich E; Kingsford RT, 2024, 'Conservation implications of isotopic variation in nails and blood with wetland quality in three species of Australian freshwater turtle', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.4056

Brandis KJ; Meagher P; Schoppe S; Zawada K; Widmann I; Widmann P; Dolorosa RG; Francis R, 2023, 'Determining the Provenance of Traded Wildlife in the Philippines', Animals, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ani13132165

Ford ZE; Jackson S; Bino G; Brandis KJ; Kingsford RT, 2023, 'Scale, evidence, and community participation matter: lessons in effective and legitimate adaptive governance from decision making for Menindee Lakes in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin', Ecology and Society, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-13594-280115

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; McCann JA, 2022, 'Offline Imagery Checks for Remote Drone Usage', Drones, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/drones6120395

Li J; Xie Z; Qiu X; Yu Q; Bu J; Sun Z; Long R; Brandis KJ; He J; Feng Q; Ramp D, 2022, 'Heavy metal habitat: A novel framework for mapping heavy metal contamination over large-scale catchment with a species distribution model', Water Research, 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.119310

Francis RJ; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2022, 'Using drones and citizen science counts to track colonial waterbird breeding, an indicator for ecosystem health on the Chobe River, Botswana', Global Ecology and Conservation, 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02231

Kuehne LM; Rolls RJ; Brandis KJ; Chen K; Fraley KM; Frost LK; Ho SS; Kunisch EH; Langhans SD; LeRoy CJ; McDonald G; McInerney PJ; O'Brien KR; Strecker AL, 2022, 'Benefits of permanent adoption of virtual conferences for conservation science', Conservation Biology, 36, pp. e13884, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13884

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Chessman BC; Slavich E; Kingsford RT, 2022, 'Abundance and nutritional status of freshwater turtles to guide delivery of environmental flows in the Murray-Darling Basin, south-eastern Australia', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 32, pp. 282 - 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3767

Brlík V; Pipek P; Brandis K; Chernetsov N; Costa FJV; Herrera M LG; Kiat Y; Lanctot RB; Marra PP; Norris DR; Nwaogu CJ; Quillfeldt P; Saalfeld ST; Stricker CA; Thomson RL; Zhao T; Procházka P, 2022, 'The reuse of avian samples: opportunities, pitfalls, and a solution', Ibis, 164, pp. 343 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12997

Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2021, 'Shifting Goalposts: Setting Restoration Targets for Waterbirds in the Murray-Darling Basin Under Climate Change', Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.785903

Davis S; Brandis KJ; Stow AJ, 2021, 'Population genetics informs the management of a controversial Australian waterbird', Conservation Genetics, 22, pp. 1023 - 1034, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-021-01393-8

Brandis KJ; Bino G; Kingsford RT; Brandis K, 2021, 'More Than Just a Trend: Integrating Population Viability Models to Improve Conservation Management of Colonial Waterbirds', Environmental Management, 68, pp. 468 - 476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-021-01507-5

Francis R; Bino G; Inman V; Brandis K; Kingsford RT, 2021, 'The Okavango Delta's waterbirds – Trends and threatening processes', Global Ecology and Conservation, 30, pp. e01763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01763

Brandis KJ; Mazumder D; Gadd P; Ji B; Kingsford RT; Ramp D, 2021, 'Using feathers to map continental-scale movements of waterbirds and wetland importance', Conservation Letters, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12798

Nelson MP; Batavia C; Brandis KJ; Carroll SP; Celermajer D; Linklater W; Lundgren E; Ramp D; Steer J; Yanco E; Wallach AD, 2021, 'Challenges at the intersection of conservation and ethics: Reply to Meyer et al. 2021', Conservation Biology, 35, pp. 373 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13666

Francis RJ; Kingsford RT; Murray-Hudson M; Brandis KJ, 2021, 'Urban waste no replacement for natural foods - Marabou storks in Botswana', Journal of Urban Ecology, 7, pp. juab003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jue/juab003

Kingsford RT; Porter JL; Brandis KJ; Ryall S, 2020, 'Aerial surveys of waterbirds in Australia', Scientific Data, 7, pp. 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0512-9

Francis RJ; Brandis KJ; Kingsford RT; Callaghan CT, 2020, 'Quantifying bird diversity at three sites of differing herbivore presence', Journal of Ornithology, 161, pp. 1117 - 1127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-020-01804-6

Wallach AD; Lundgren E; Batavia C; Nelson MP; Yanco E; Linklater WL; Carroll SP; Celermajer D; Brandis KJ; Steer J; Ramp D, 2020, 'When all life counts in conservation', Conservation Biology, 34, pp. 997 - 1007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13447

Francis RJ; Lyons MB; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2020, 'Counting mixed breeding aggregations of animal species using drones: Lessons from waterbirds on semi-automation', Remote Sensing, 12, pp. 1185, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs12071185

Li J; Li Z; Brandis KJ; Bu J; Sun Z; Yu Q; Ramp D, 2020, 'Tracing geochemical pollutants in stream water and soil from mining activity in an alpine catchment', Chemosphere, 242, pp. 125167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125167

Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2020, 'Waterbird synchrony across Australia's highly variable dryland rivers – Risks and opportunities for conservation', Biological Conservation, 243, pp. 108497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108497

Brandis KJ; Spencer J; Wolfenden B; Palmer D, 2020, 'Avian-botulism risk in waterbird breeding colonies and implications for environmental water management', Marine and Freshwater Research, 71, pp. 179 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF18446

Wyrsch ER; Chowdhury PR; Jarocki VM; Brandis KJ; Djordjevic SP, 2020, 'Duplication and diversification of a unique chromosomal virulence island hosting the subtilase cytotoxin in escherichia coli st58', Microbial Genomics, 6, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000387

Wyrsch ER; Chowdhury PR; Wallis L; Cummins ML; Zingali T; Brandis KJ; Djordjevic SP, 2020, 'Whole-genome sequence analysis of environmental Escherichia coli from the faeces of straw-necked ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) nesting on inland wetlands', Microbial Genomics, 6, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000385

Brandis K; Ryall S; Kingsford R; Ramp D, 2020, 'Colonial waterbird breeding in the Gayini-Nimmie-Caira wetlands, Australia, 2010-2011', SIS Conservation, 2, https://storkibisspoonbill.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/2020Brandis_Final.pdf

Brandis K, 2019, 'The Past, Present, and Future of Glossy Ibis in Australia', SIS Conservation, 1, pp. 33 - 38

Lyons M; Brandis K; Wilshire J; Murray N; McCann J; Kingsford R; Callaghan C, 2019, 'A protocol for using drones to assist monitoring of large breeding bird colonies', EcoEvoRxiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.32942/osf.io/p9j3f

Lyons MB; Brandis KJ; Murray NJ; Wilshire JH; McCann JA; Kingsford RT; Callaghan CT, 2019, 'Monitoring large and complex wildlife aggregations with drones', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10, pp. 1024 - 1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13194

Ocock JF; Brandis KJ; Wolfenden BJ; Jenkins KM; Wassens S, 2019, 'Gut content and stable isotope analysis of tadpoles in floodplain wetlands', Australian Journal of Zoology, 66, pp. 261 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/zo18043

Sundar G; Grant J; Veltheim I; Kittur S; Brandis K; McCarthy M; Scambler E, 2018, 'Sympatric cranes in northern Australia: abundance, breeding success, habitat preference and diet', Emu: Austral Ornithology, 119, pp. 79 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01584197.2018.1537673

Brandis K; Meagher P; Tong L; Shaw M; Mazumder D; Gadd P; Ramp D, 2018, 'Novel detection of provenance in the illegal wildlife trade using elemental data', Scientific Reports, 8, pp. 15380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-33786-0

Callaghan CT; Brandis KJ; Lyons MB; Ryall S; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'A comment on the limitations of UAVS in wildlife research – the example of colonial nesting waterbirds', Journal of Avian Biology, 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.01825

Brandis KJ; Bino G; Spencer JA; Ramp D; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Decline in colonial waterbird breeding highlights loss of Ramsar wetland function', Biological Conservation, 225, pp. 22 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.06.022

Lyons M; Brandis K; Callaghan C; McCann J; Mills C; Ryall S; Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Bird interactions with drones, from individuals to large colonies', Australian Field Ornithology, 35, pp. 51 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.20938/afo35051056

Brandis KJ, 2016, 'Australia’s waterbirds are disappearing – but nuclear science can help save them', The Conversation, http://theconversation.com/australias-waterbirds-are-disappearing-but-nuclear-physics-can-help-save-them-57044

Bino G; Kingsford RT; Brandis K, 2016, 'Australia's wetlands - Learning from the past to manage for the future', Pacific Conservation Biology, 22, pp. 116 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC15047

Brandis K; Koeltzow N; Ryall S; Ramp D, 2014, 'Assessing the use of remote camera traps to measure reproductive success in ibis breeding colonies', Australian Field Ornithology, 31, pp. 99 - 106, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=353309584632596;res=IELHSS

Brandis KJ, 2011, 'Colonial Waterbird Breeding', The Bird Observer, 868, pp. 9 - 10

Brandis KJ; Kingsford R; Ren SRSQRS; Ramp D, 2011, 'Crisis water management and Ibis breeding at Narran Lakes in arid Australia', Environmental Management, 48, pp. 489 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-011-9705-5

Young W; Brandis KJ; Kingsford R, 2006, 'Modelling monthly streamflows in two Australian dryland rivers: Matching model complexity to spatial scale and data availability', Journal of Hydrology, 331, pp. 242 - 256

Kingsford R; Brandis KJ; Thomas RF; Knowles R; Crighton P; Gale E, 2004, 'Classifying landform at broad landscape scales: the distribution and conservation of wetlands in New South Wales, Australia', Marine and Freshwater Research, 55, pp. 17 - 31

Brandis KJ; Jacobson C, 2003, 'Estimation of vegetative fuel loads using LandsatTM imagery in New South Wales, Australia', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 12, pp. 185 - 194

Conference Posters

Francis R; Pickford R; Brandis KJ; Chessman B; Kingsford R, 2015, 'Do Turtles Respond to Environmental Flows? (EA-IR-MS)', Brisbane, presented at 25th Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry, Brisbane, 19 July 2015 - 22 July 2015

Brandis KJ; Mazumder D; Kingsford R; Hollins S, 2015, 'A New Frontier in Tracking Waterbird Movements and Wetland Health', Sydney, presented at 13th Australian Environmental Isotope Conference, Sydney, 08 July 2015 - 10 July 2015


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