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Book Chapters

O’Brien AL; Dafforn K; Chariton A; Airoldi L; Schäfer RB; Mayer-Pinto M, 2023, 'Multiple Stressors', in Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment, Springer Nature Switzerland, pp. 305 - 315,

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 Hawkins SJ; Evans AJ; Dale AC; Firth LB; Hughes DJ; Smith IP (ed.), Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, 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

Schaefer N; Bishop MJ; Bugnot AB; Foster-Thorpe C; Herbert B; Hoey AS; Mayer-Pinto M; Nakagawa S; Sherman CDH; Vozzo ML; Dafforn KA, 2024, 'Influence of habitat features on the colonisation of native and non-indigenous species', Marine Environmental Research, 198,

Walker LDA; Gribben PE; Glasby TM; Marzinelli EM; Varkey DR; Dafforn KA, 2024, 'Above and below-ground bacterial communities shift in seagrass beds with warmer temperatures', Frontiers in Marine Science, 11,

Steinberg RK; Turnbull J; Ainsworth TD; Dafforn KA; Poore AGB; Johnston EL, 2024, 'Impacts of necrotising disease on the Endangered cauliflower soft coral (Dendronephthya australis)', Marine and Freshwater Research, 75, pp. null - null,

Firth LB; Bone J; Bartholomew A; Bishop MJ; Bugnot A; Bulleri F; Chee SY; Claassens L; Dafforn KA; Fairchild TP; Hall AE; Hanley ME; Komyakova V; Lemasson AJ; Loke LHL; Mayer-Pinto M; Morris R; Naylor L; Perkins MJ; Pioch S; Porri F; O'Shaughnessy KA; Schaefer N; Strain EA; Toft JD; Waltham N; Aguilera M; Airoldi L; Bauer F; Brooks P; Burt J; Clubley C; Cordell JR; Espinosa F; Evans AJ; Farrugia-Drakard V; Froneman W; Griffin J; Hawkins SJ; Heery E; Herbert RJH; Jones E; Leung KMY; Moore P; Sempere-Valverde J; Sengupta D; Sheaves M; Swearer S; Thompson RC; Todd P; Knights AM, 2024, 'Coastal greening of grey infrastructure: an update on the state-of-the-art', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Maritime Engineering,

Schaefer N; Bishop MJ; Bugnot AB; Herbert B; Hoey AS; Mayer-Pinto M; Sherman CDH; Foster-Thorpe C; Vozzo ML; Dafforn KA, 2024, 'Variable effects of substrate colour and microtexture on sessile marine taxa in Australian estuaries', Biofouling, 40, pp. 223 - 234,

Filippini G; Bugnot AB; Varkey DR; Siboni N; Ferguson A; Gribben PE; Erickson K; Palmer J; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'Nitrogen-cycling genes in oyster reefs and surrounding sediments: Relationships with environmental factors and respective nitrogen rates', Marine Pollution Bulletin, 197,

Filippini G; Bugnot AB; Ferguson A; Gribben PE; Palmer J; Erickson K; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'The influence of oyster reefs and surrounding sediments on nitrogen removal – An in-situ study along the East coast of Australia', Environmental Research, 237,

MacIntosh A; Dafforn K; Penrose B; Chariton A; Cresswell T, 2023, 'Assessing the ecological impacts of NORM-contaminated scale on marine infauna using sediment microcosms', Chemosphere, 340,

Gonzalez SV; Dafforn KA; Gribben PE; O'Connor WA; Johnston EL, 2023, 'Organic enrichment reduces sediment bacterial and archaeal diversity, composition, and functional profile independent of bioturbator activity', Marine Pollution Bulletin, 196,

Bishop M; Vozzo M; Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn K, 2023, 'BIODIVERSITY BENEFITS OF SCALING UP MARINE ECO-ENGINEERING', Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference

Dafforn K; Vozzo M; Fuchert T; Mayer-Pinto M; Bishop M, 2023, 'CAN LIVING SEAWALLS BE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE BIOSECURITY?', Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference

Pinto MM; Bishop M; Dafforn K; Vozzo M, 2023, 'FROM EXPERIMENT TO INTERVENTION: SCALING UP MARINE ECO-ENGINEERING', Coastal Engineering Proceedings, pp. 176 - 176,

Trethewy M; Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'Urban shading and artificial light at night alter natural light regimes and affect marine intertidal assemblages', Marine Pollution Bulletin, 193,

Stelling-Wood TP; Gribben PE; Birch G; Bishop MJ; Blount C; Booth DJ; Brown C; Bruce E; Bugnot AB; Byrne M; Creese RG; Dafforn KA; Dahlenburg J; Doblin MA; Fellowes TE; Fowler AM; Gibbs MC; Glamore W; Glasby TM; Hay AC; Kelaher B; Knott NA; Larkum AWD; Parker LM; Marzinelli EM; Mayer-Pinto M; Morgan B; Murray SA; Rees MJ; Ross PM; Roughan M; Saintilan N; Scanes E; Seymour JR; Schaefer N; Suthers IM; Taylor MD; Williamson JE; Vila Concejo A; Whittington RJ; Figueira WF, 2023, 'A deep dive into the ecology of Gamay (Botany Bay, Australia): Current knowledge and future priorities for this highly modified coastal waterway', Marine and Freshwater Research, 74, pp. 1003 - 1025,

Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Erickson K; McGrath A; O'Connor WA; Gribben PE, 2023, 'Reintroducing a keystone bioturbator can facilitate microbial bioremediation in urban polluted sediments', Environmental Pollution, 324,

Schaefer N; Mayer-Pinto M; Johnston EL; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'Understanding the role of microhabitats in intertidal rock pools to guide future eco-engineering designs', Marine Biology, 170,

Mayer-Pinto M; Bugnot AB; Johnston EL; Potts J; Airoldi L; Glasby TM; Strain EMA; Scanes P; Ushiama S; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'Physical and biogenic complexity mediates ecosystem functions in urban sessile marine communities', Journal of Applied Ecology, 60, pp. 480 - 493,

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, 316,

Schaefer N; Sedano F; Bishop MJ; Dunn K; Haeusler MH; Yu KD; Zavoleas Y; Dafforn KA, 2023, 'Facilitation of non-indigenous ascidian by marine eco-engineering interventions at an urban site', Biofouling, 39, pp. 80 - 93,

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

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

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, 308,

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, 377,

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, 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, 218,

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, 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', ,

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, 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, 817,

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, 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, 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, 209,

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, 52, pp. 3283 - 3321,

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, 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, 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, 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, 200,

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, 169,

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 13, pp. 445 - 477,

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