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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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4180

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 - +, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF18074_CO

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz092

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2019.07.022

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.268

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.04.023

Macolino AC; Dafforn KA; Hedge LH; Poore AGB; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Fine-scale effects of boat moorings on soft sediment communities masked in large-scale comparisons', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00101

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.131

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', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 70, pp. 1034 - 1044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF18074

Birrer SC; Dafforn KA; Sun MY; Williams RBH; Potts J; Scanes P; Kelaher BP; Simpson SL; Kjelleberg S; Swarup S; Steinberg P; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Using meta-omics of contaminated sediments to monitor changes in pathways relevant to climate regulation', Environmental Microbiology, vol. 21, pp. 389 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14470

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14340

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.134

Heery EC; Dafforn KA; Smith JA; Ushiama S; Mayer-Pinto M, 2018, 'Not all artificial structures are created equal: Pilings linked to greater ecological and environmental change in sediment communities than seawalls', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 142, pp. 286 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.08.012

Waltham NJ; Dafforn KA, 2018, 'Ecological engineering in the coastal seascape', Ecological Engineering, vol. 120, pp. 554 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.07.028

Lee AL; Dafforn KA; Hutchings PA; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Reproductive strategy and gamete development of an invasive fanworm, sabella spallanzanii (polychaeta: Sabellidae), a field study in gulf st vincent, South Australia', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200027

Birrer SC; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Kelaher BP; Potts J; Scanes P; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Interactive effects of multiple stressors revealed by sequencing total (DNA) and active (RNA) components of experimental sediment microbial communities', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 637-638, pp. 1383 - 1394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.065

Mayer-Pinto M; Dafforn KA; Bugnot AB; Glasby TM; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Artificial structures alter kelp functioning across an urbanised estuary', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 139, pp. 136 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.05.004

Bugnot AB; Mayer-Pinto M; Johnston EL; Schaefer N; Dafforn KA, 2018, 'Learning from nature to enhance Blue engineering of marine infrastructure', Ecological Engineering, vol. 120, pp. 611 - 621, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.03.012

Marzinelli EM; Qiu Z; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Steinberg PD; Mayer-Pinto M, 2018, 'Coastal urbanisation affects microbial communities on a dominant marine holobiont', npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41522-017-0044-z

Mayer-Pinto M; Cole VJ; Johnston EL; Bugnot A; Hurst H; Airoldi L; Glasby TM; Dafforn KA, 2018, 'Functional and structural responses to marine urbanisation', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa98a5

Tian C; Doblin MA; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Pei H; Hu W, 2018, 'Dinoflagellate cyst abundance is positively correlated to sediment organic carbon in Sydney Harbour and Botany Bay, NSW, Australia', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 25, pp. 5808 - 5821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-0886-1

Strain EMA; Olabarria C; Mayer-Pinto M; Cumbo V; Morris RL; Bugnot AB; Dafforn KA; Heery E; Firth LB; Brooks PR; Bishop MJ, 2018, 'Eco-engineering urban infrastructure for marine and coastal biodiversity: Which interventions have the greatest ecological benefit?', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 55, pp. 426 - 441, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12961

Morris RL; Golding S; Dafforn KA; Coleman RA, 2018, 'Can coir increase native biodiversity and reduce colonisation of non-indigenous species in eco-engineered rock pools?', Ecological Engineering, vol. 120, pp. 622 - 630, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.06.038

Dafforn K, 2017, 'Ecotoxicology: Pollutants plumb the depths', Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0075

Lavender JT; Dafforn KA; Bishop MJ; Johnston EL, 2017, 'An empirical examination of consumer effects across twenty degrees of latitude', Ecology, vol. 98, pp. 2391 - 2400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1926

Dafforn KA, 2017, 'Eco-engineering and management strategies for marine infrastructure to reduce establishment and dispersal of non-indigenous species', Management of Biological Invasions, vol. 8, pp. 153 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2017.8.2.03

Hedge LH; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Uncovering hidden heterogeneity: Geo-statistical models illuminate the fine scale effects of boating infrastructure on sediment characteristics and contaminants', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 119, pp. 143 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.04.044

Lawes JC; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Brown MV; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Multiple stressors in sediments impact adjacent hard substrate habitats and across biological domains', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 592, pp. 295 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.083

Lavender JT; Dafforn KA; Bishop MJ; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Small-scale habitat complexity of artificial turf influences the development of associated invertebrate assemblages', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 492, pp. 105 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.01.025

Bishop MJ; Mayer-Pinto M; Airoldi L; Firth LB; Morris RL; Loke LHL; Hawkins SJ; Naylor LA; Coleman RA; Chee SY; Dafforn KA, 2017, 'Effects of ocean sprawl on ecological connectivity: impacts and solutions', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 492, pp. 7 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.01.021

Heery EC; Bishop MJ; Critchley LP; Bugnot AB; Airoldi L; Mayer-Pinto M; Sheehan EV; Coleman RA; Loke LHL; Johnston EL; Komyakova V; Morris RL; Strain EMA; Naylor LA; Dafforn KA, 2017, 'Identifying the consequences of ocean sprawl for sedimentary habitats', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 492, pp. 31 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.01.020

Mayer-Pinto M; Johnston EL; Bugnot AB; Glasby TM; Airoldi L; Mitchell A; Dafforn KA, 2017, 'Building ‘blue’: An eco-engineering framework for foreshore developments', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 189, pp. 109 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.12.039

Bolton D; Mayer-Pinto M; Clark GF; Dafforn KA; Brassil WA; Becker A; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Coastal urban lighting has ecological consequences for multiple trophic levels under the sea', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 576, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.037

Sutherland MD; Dafforn KA; Scanes P; Potts J; Simpson SL; Sim VXY; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Links between contaminant hotspots in low flow estuarine systems and altered sediment biogeochemical processes', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 198, pp. 497 - 507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2016.08.029

Dafforn KA; Johnston EL; Ferguson A; Humphrey CL; Monk W; Nichols SJ; Simpson SL; Tulbure MG; Baird DJ, 2016, 'Big data opportunities and challenges for assessing multiple stressors across scales in aquatic ecosystems', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 67, pp. 393 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15108

Baird DJ; Van Den Brink PJ; Chariton AA; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2016, 'New diagnostics for multiply stressed marine and freshwater ecosystems: Integrating models, ecoinformatics and big data', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 67, pp. 391 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15330

Edge KJ; Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Kutti T; Bannister RJ, 2016, 'Sub-lethal effects of water-based drilling muds on the deep-water sponge Geodia barretti', Environmental Pollution, vol. 212, pp. 525 - 534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.02.047

Dafforn KA; Glasby TM; Airoldi L; Rivero NK; Mayer Pinto M; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Clarification on the applicability of systematic reviews. Reply.', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 13, pp. 129 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15.WB.004

Tan ELY; Mayer-Pinto M; Johnston EL; Dafforn KA, 2015, 'Differences in intertidal microbial assemblages on urban structures and natural rocky reef', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.01276

Sim VXY; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Kelaher BP; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Sediment contaminants and infauna associated with recreational boating structures in a multi-use marine park', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0130537

Clark GF; Kelaher BP; Dafforn KA; Coleman MA; Knott NA; Marzinelli EM; Johnston EL, 2015, 'What does impacted look like? High diversity and abundance of epibiota in modified estuaries', Environmental Pollution, vol. 196, pp. 12 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2014.09.017

Dafforn KA; Mayer-Pinto M; Morris RL; Waltham NJ, 2015, 'Application of management tools to integrate ecological principles with the design of marine infrastructure', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 158, pp. 61 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.05.001

Edge KJ; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Ringwood AH; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Resuspended contaminated sediments cause sublethal stress to oysters: A biomarker differentiates total suspended solids and contaminant effects', Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 34, pp. 1345 - 1353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.2929

Dafforn KA; Glasby TM; Airoldi L; Rivero NK; Mayer-Pinto M; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Marine urbanization: An ecological framework for designing multifunctional artificial structures', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 13, pp. 82 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/140050

Dafforn KA; Glasby TM; Airoldi L; Rivero NK; Pinto MM; Johnston EL, 2015, 'The authors' reply', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 13, pp. 129 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15.WB.004

Dafforn KA; Baird DJ; Chariton AA; Sun MY; Brown MV; Simpson SL; Kelaher BP; Johnston EL, 2014, 'Faster, Higher and Stronger? The Pros and Cons of Molecular Faunal Data for Assessing Ecosystem Condition', Advances in Ecological Research, vol. 51, pp. 1 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-099970-8.00003-8

Lavender JT; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2014, 'Meso-predators: A confounding variable in consumer exclusion studies', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 456, pp. 26 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.03.008

Edge KJ; Dafforn KA; Simpson SL; Roach AC; Johnston EL, 2014, 'A biomarker of contaminant exposure is effective in large scale assessment of ten estuaries', Chemosphere, vol. 100, pp. 16 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.01.001

Dafforn KA; Kelaher BP; Simpson SL; Coleman MA; Hutchings PA; Clark GF; Knott NA; Doblin MA; Johnston EL, 2013, 'Polychaete Richness and Abundance Enhanced in Anthropogenically Modified Estuaries Despite High Concentrations of Toxic Contaminants', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077018

Gall ML; Holmes SP; Dafforn KA; Johnston EL, 2013, 'Differential tolerance to copper, but no evidence of population-level genetic differences in a widely-dispersing native barnacle', Ecotoxicology, vol. 22, pp. 929 - 937, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-013-1063-z


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