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Book Chapters

Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Rius M; Floerl O, 2017, 'How Anthropogenic Activities Affect the Establishment and Spread of Non-Indigenous Species Post-Arrival', in Oceanography and Marine Biology, CRC Press, pp. 389 - 419,

Birrer SC; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Microbial community responses to contaminants and the use of molecular techniques', in Microbial Ecotoxicology, Springer, pp. 165 - 183,

Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Rius M; Floerl O, 2017, 'How anthropogenic activities affect the establishment and spread of non-indigenous species post-arrival', in Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, pp. 389 - 419,

Dafforn KA; Baird DJ; Chariton AA; Sun MY; Brown MV; Simpson SL; Kelaher BP; Johnston EL, 2014, 'Chapter One Faster, Higher and Stronger? The Pros and Cons of Molecular Faunal Data for Assessing Ecosystem Condition', in Big Data in Ecology, Elsevier, pp. 1 - 40,

Journal articles

Bracewell SA; Barros TL; Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Johnston EL, 2023, 'Contaminant pulse following wildfire is associated with shifts in estuarine benthic communities', Environmental Pollution, vol. 316, pp. 120533 - 120533,

Filippini G; Dafforn KA; Bugnot AB, 2023, 'Shellfish as a bioremediation tool: A review and meta-analysis', Environmental Pollution, vol. 316, pp. 120614,

Clifton GA; Dafforn KA; Bishop MJ, 2022, 'The ecological benefits of adding topographic complexity to seawalls vary across estuarine gradients', Ecological Engineering, vol. 182, pp. 106735 - 106735,

Barros TL; Bracewell SA; Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Farrell M; Johnston EL, 2022, 'Wildfires cause rapid changes to estuarine benthic habitat', Environmental Pollution, vol. 308, pp. 119571 - 119571,

Bishop MJ; Vozzo ML; Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA, 2022, 'Complexity-biodiversity relationships on marine urban structures: reintroducing habitat heterogeneity through eco-engineering', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 377, pp. 20210393,

Bugnot AB; Gribben PE; O'Connor WA; Erickson K; Coleman RA; Dafforn KA, 2022, 'Below-ground ecosystem engineers enhance biodiversity and function in a polluted ecosystem', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 59, pp. 2094 - 2105,

Ruprecht JE; King IP; Mitrovic SM; Dafforn KA; Miller BM; Deiber M; Westhorpe DP; Hitchcock JN; Harrison AJ; Glamore WC, 2022, 'Assessing the validity and sensitivity of microbial processes within a hydrodynamic model', Water Research, vol. 218, pp. 118445,

Steinberg RK; Ainsworth TD; Moriarty T; Bednarek T; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2022, 'Bleaching Susceptibility and Resistance of Octocorals and Anemones at the World’s Southern-Most Coral Reef', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 13,

Mayer-Pinto M; Jones TM; Swearer SE; Robert KA; Bolton D; Aulsebrook AE; Dafforn KA; Dickerson AL; Dimovski AM; Hubbard N; McLay LK; Pendoley K; Poore AGB; Thums M; Willmott NJ; Yokochi K; Fobert EK, 2022, 'Light pollution: A landscape-scale issue requiring cross-realm consideration', UCL Press,

Martinez AS; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Filippini G; Potts J; Mayer-Pinto M, 2022, 'Variations in benthic fluxes of sediments near pier pilings and natural rocky reefs', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 177,

Lowe EC; Steven R; Morris RL; Parris KM; Aguiar AC; Webb CE; Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Connolly RM; Mayer Pinto M, 2022, 'Supporting urban ecosystem services across terrestrial, marine and freshwater realms', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 817, pp. 152689,

Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Coleman RA; Ramsdale M; Gibbeson JT; Erickson K; Vila-Concejo A; Figueira WF; Gribben PE, 2022, 'Linking habitat interactions and biodiversity within seascapes', Ecosphere, vol. 13,

Esquivel-Muelbert JR; Lanham BS; Martínez-Baena F; Dafforn KA; Gribben PE; Bishop MJ, 2022, 'Spatial variation in the biotic and abiotic filters of oyster recruitment: Implications for restoration', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 59, pp. 953 - 964,

Ruprecht JE; King IP; Dafforn KA; Mitrovic SM; Harrison AJ; Birrer SC; Crane SL; Glamore WC, 2022, 'Implications of bacterial mineralisation in aquatic ecosystem response models', Water Research, vol. 209, pp. 117888,

MacIntosh A; Dafforn K; Penrose B; Chariton A; Cresswell T, 2022, 'Ecotoxicological effects of decommissioning offshore petroleum infrastructure: A systematic review', Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 52, pp. 3283 - 3321,

Mayer-Pinto M; Bugnot AB; Johnston EL; Potts J; Airoldi L; Glasby TM; Strain EMA; Scanes P; Ushiama S; Dafforn KA, 2022, 'Physical and biogenic complexity mediates ecosystem functions in urban sessile marine communities', Journal of Applied Ecology,

Floerl O; Atalah J; Bugnot AB; Chandler M; Dafforn KA; Floerl L; Zaiko A; Major R, 2021, 'A global model to forecast coastal hardening and mitigate associated socioecological risks', Nature Sustainability, vol. 4, pp. 1060 - 1067,

Birrer SC; Wemheuer F; Dafforn KA; Gribben PE; Steinberg PD; Simpson SL; Potts J; Scanes P; Doblin MA; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Legacy Metal Contaminants and Excess Nutrients in Low Flow Estuarine Embayments Alter Composition and Function of Benthic Bacterial Communities', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 12,

Steinberg RK; Johnston EL; Bednarek T; Dafforn KA; Ainsworth TD, 2021, 'Its What’s on the Inside That Counts: An Effective, Efficient, and Streamlined Method for Quantification of Octocoral Symbiodiniaceae and Chlorophyll', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 8,

Ruprecht JE; Birrer SC; Dafforn KA; Mitrovic SM; Crane SL; Johnston EL; Wemheuer F; Navarro A; Harrison AJ; Turner IL; Glamore WC, 2021, 'Wastewater effluents cause microbial community shifts and change trophic status', Water Research, vol. 200, pp. 117206,

Vadillo Gonzalez S; Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; O'Connor WA; Gribben PE, 2021, 'Body size affects lethal and sublethal responses to organic enrichment: Evidence of associational susceptibility for an infaunal bivalve', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 169, pp. 105391 - 105391,

Bracewell SA; Dafforn KA; Lavender JT; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Latitudinal variation in the diversity–disturbance relationship demonstrates the context dependence of disturbance impacts', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 30, pp. 1389 - 1402,

Shackleton ME; Dafforn KA; Murphy NP; Greenfield P; Cassidy M; Besley CH, 2021, 'How does molecular taxonomy for deriving river health indices correlate with traditional morphological taxonomy?', Ecological Indicators, vol. 125,

Bergstrom DM; Wienecke BC; van den Hoff J; Hughes L; Lindenmayer DB; Ainsworth TD; Baker CM; Bland L; Bowman DMJS; Brooks ST; Canadell JG; Constable AJ; Dafforn KA; Depledge MH; Dickson CR; Duke NC; Helmstedt KJ; Holz A; Johnson CR; McGeoch MA; Melbourne-Thomas J; Morgain R; Nicholson E; Prober SM; Raymond B; Ritchie EG; Robinson SA; Ruthrof KX; Setterfield SA; Sgrò CM; Stark JS; Travers T; Trebilco R; Ward DFL; Wardle GM; Williams KJ; Zylstra PJ; Shaw JD, 2021, 'Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic', Global Change Biology, vol. 27, pp. 1692 - 1703,

Threlfall CG; Marzinelli EM; Ossola A; Bugnot AB; Bishop MJ; Lowe EC; Imberger SJ; Myers S; Steinberg PD; Dafforn KA, 2021, 'Toward cross-realm management of coastal urban ecosystems', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 19, pp. 225 - 233,

Vozzo ML; Mayer-Pinto M; Bishop MJ; Cumbo VR; Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Steinberg PD; Strain EMA, 2021, 'Making seawalls multifunctional: The positive effects of seeded bivalves and habitat structure on species diversity and filtration rates', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 165,

Critchley LP; Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Marzinelli EM; Bishop MJ, 2021, 'Comparison of wrack dynamics between mangrove forests with and without seawalls', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 751,

Airoldi L; Beck MW; Firth LB; Bugnot AB; Steinberg PD; Dafforn KA, 2021, 'Emerging Solutions to Return Nature to the Urban Ocean', Annual Review of Marine Science, vol. 13, pp. 445 - 477,

Bugnot AB; Mayer-Pinto M; Airoldi L; Heery EC; Johnston EL; Critchley LP; Strain EMA; Morris RL; Loke LHL; Bishop MJ; Sheehan EV; Coleman RA; Dafforn KA, 2021, 'Current and projected global extent of marine built structures', Nature Sustainability, vol. 4, pp. 33 - 41,

Ruprecht JE; Glamore WC; Dafforn KA; Wemheuer F; Crane SL; van Dorst J; Johnston EL; Mitrovic SM; Turner IL; Ferrari BC; Birrer SC, 2020, 'A novel real-world ecotoxicological dataset of pelagic microbial community responses to wastewater', Scientific Data, vol. 7, pp. 158,

Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA; Fobert E, 2020, 'Knowledge exchange to improve research and management of the impacts of artificial light at night', Austral Ecology, vol. 45, pp. 1059 - 1061,

Steinberg RK; Dafforn KA; Ainsworth T; Johnston EL, 2020, 'Know Thy Anemone: A Review of Threats to Octocorals and Anemones and Opportunities for Their Restoration', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7,

Borja A; Andersen JH; Arvanitidis CD; Basset A; Buhl-Mortensen L; Carvalho S; Dafforn KA; Devlin MJ; Escobar-Briones EG; Grenz C; Harder T; Katsanevakis S; Liu D; Metaxas A; Morán XAG; Newton A; Piroddi C; Pochon X; Queirós AM; Snelgrove PVR; Solidoro C; St. John MA; Teixeira H, 2020, 'Past and Future Grand Challenges in Marine Ecosystem Ecology', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7,

Schaefer N; Mayer-Pinto M; Griffin KJ; Johnston EL; Glamore W; Dafforn KA, 2020, 'Predicting the impact of sea-level rise on intertidal rocky shores with remote sensing', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 261,

Lee AL; Capa M; Dafforn KA; Hutchings PA; Murray A, 2020, 'New records of non-indigenous Branchiomma and Parasabella species (Sabellidae: Annelida) in South Australia highlight the continuing challenges for sabellid taxonomy', Journal of Natural History, vol. 54, pp. 2647 - 2673,

Zavoleas Y; Haeusler M; Dunn K; Bishop M; Dafforn K; Schaefer N; Sedano F; Yu DK, 2020, 'Designing Bio-Shelters: Improving Water Quality and Biodiversity in the Bays Precinct through Dynamic Data-Driven Approaches', Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, vol. 5-2020, pp. 521 - 532,

Filippini G; Bugnot AB; Johnston EL; Ruszczyk J; Potts J; Scanes P; Ferguson A; Ostrowski M; Varkey D; Dafforn KA, 2019, 'Sediment bacterial communities associated with environmental factors in Intermittently Closed and Open Lakes and Lagoons (ICOLLs)', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 693,

Ushiama S; Mayer-Pinto M; Bugnot AB; Johnston EL; Dafforn KA, 2019, 'Eco-engineering increases habitat availability and utilisation of seawalls by fish', Ecological Engineering, vol. 138, pp. 403 - 411,

Gaw S; Harford A; Pettigrove V; Sevicke-Jones G; Manning T; Ataria J; Cresswell T; Dafforn KA; Leusch FDL; Moggridge B; Cameron M; Chapman J; Coates G; Colville A; Death C; Hageman K; Hassell K; Hoak M; Gadd J; Jolley DF; Karami A; Kotzakoulakis K; Lim R; McRae N; Metzeling L; Mooney T; Myers J; Pearson A; Saaristo M; Sharley D; Stuthe J; Sutherland O; Thomas O; Tremblay L; Wood W; Boxall ABA; Rudd MA; Brooks BW, 2019, 'Towards Sustainable Environmental Quality: Priority Research Questions for the Australasian Region of Oceania', Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, vol. 15, pp. 917 - 935,

Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2019, 'A Decision Framework for Coastal Infrastructure to Optimize Biotic Resistance and Resilience in a Changing Climate', BioScience, vol. 69, pp. 833 - 843,

O'Brien AL; Dafforn KA; Chariton AA; Johnston EL; Mayer-Pinto M, 2019, 'After decades of stressor research in urban estuarine ecosystems the focus is still on single stressors: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 684, pp. 753 - 764,

Van den Brink PJ; Bracewell SA; Bush A; Chariton A; Choung CB; Compson ZG; Dafforn KA; Korbel K; Lapen DR; Mayer-Pinto M; Monk WA; O'Brien AL; Rideout NK; Schäfer RB; Sumon KA; Verdonschot RCM; Baird DJ, 2019, 'Towards a general framework for the assessment of interactive effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems: Results from the Making Aquatic Ecosystems Great Again (MAEGA) workshop', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 684, pp. 722 - 726,

Gonzalez SV; Johnston E; Gribben PE; Dafforn K, 2019, 'The application of bioturbators for aquatic bioremediation: Review and meta-analysis', Environmental Pollution, vol. 250, pp. 426 - 436,

Lachnit T; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Steinberg P, 2019, 'Contrasting distributions of bacteriophages and eukaryotic viruses from contaminated coastal sediments', Environmental Microbiology, vol. 21, pp. 1929 - 1941,

Schaefer N; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Mayer-Pinto M, 2019, 'Size, depth and position affect the diversity and structure of rock pool communities in an urban estuary (vol 70, pg 1034, 2018)', MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH, vol. 70, pp. 1045 - +,

Bugnot AB; Hose GC; Walsh CJ; Floerl O; French K; Dafforn KA; Hanford J; Lowe EC; Hahs AK, 2019, 'Urban impacts across realms: Making the case for inter-realm monitoring and management', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 648, pp. 711 - 719,

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