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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: An Annual Review, pp. 389 - 419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21944

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61795-4_8

Johnston EL; Mayer-Pinto M, 2015, 'Pollution: Effects of chemical contaminants and debris', in Marine Ecosystems: Human Impacts on Biodiversity, Functioning and Services, Cambridge University Press, pp. 244 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139794763.009

Johnston E, 2011, 'Tolerance to contaminants: Evidence from chronically exposed populations of aquatic organisms.', in Amiard-Triquet C; Rainbow PS; Romeo M (ed.), Tolerance to Environmental Contaminants, edn. Original, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, pp. 25 - 48

Johnston E; Piola RF; Clark GF, 2009, 'The role of propagule pressure in marine invasions.', in Rilov G; Crooks JA (ed.), Marine Bioinvasions: Ecology, Conservation, and Management Perspectives, edn. Original, Springer, Berlin, pp. 133 - 147

Journal articles

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

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

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

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

Strain EMA; Morris RL; Coleman RA; Figueira WF; Steinberg PD; Johnston EL; Bishop MJ, 2019, 'Corrigendum to “Increasing microhabitat complexity on seawalls can reduce fish predation on native oysters” [Ecol. Eng. 120 (2018) 637–644](S0925857417302938)(10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.05.030)', Ecological Engineering, vol. 131, pp. 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2019.02.005

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

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

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

Fan Y; Shepherd LJ; Slavich E; Waters D; Stone M; Abel R; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Gender and cultural bias in student evaluations: Why representation matters', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209749

Clark GF; Pastorino S; Marzinelli EM; Turney CSM; Fogwill CJ; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Nearshore marine communities at three New Zealand sub-Antarctic islands', Polar Biology, vol. 42, pp. 2193 - 2203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-019-02591-4

Bolton DK; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Novel in situ predator exclusion method reveals the relative effects of macro and mesopredators on sessile invertebrates in the field', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 513, pp. 13 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.02.002

Clark GF; Knott NA; Miller BM; Kelaher BP; Coleman MA; Ushiama S; Johnston EL, 2018, 'First large-scale ecological impact study of desalination outfall reveals trade-offs in effects of hypersalinity and hydrodynamics', Water Research, vol. 145, pp. 757 - 768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.08.071

Domínguez-Tejo E; Metternicht G; Johnston EL; Hedge L, 2018, 'Exploring the social dimension of sandy beaches through predictive modelling', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 214, pp. 379 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.03.006

Lawes JC; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Disentangling settlement responses to nutrient-rich contaminants: Elevated nutrients impact marine invertebrate recruitment via water-borne and substrate-bound cues', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 645, pp. 984 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.234

Scanes E; Kutti T; Fang JKH; Johnston EL; Ross PM; Bannister RJ, 2018, 'Mine waste and acute warming induce energetic stress in the deep-sea sponge Geodia atlantica and coral Primnoa resedeaformis; results from a mesocosm study', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00129

Bolton DK; Johnston EL; Coleman MA; Clark GF, 2018, 'Caught between a rock and a hard place: Fish predation interacts with crevice width and orientation to explain sessile assemblage structure', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 140, pp. 31 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.03.001

Bracewell SA; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Habitat complexity effects on diversity and abundance differ with latitude: an experimental study over 20 degrees', Ecology, vol. 99, pp. 1964 - 1974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2408

Strain EMA; Morris RL; Coleman RA; Figueira WF; Steinberg PD; Johnston EL; Bishop MJ, 2018, 'Increasing microhabitat complexity on seawalls can reduce fish predation on native oysters', Ecological Engineering, vol. 120, pp. 637 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.05.030

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

Reeds KA; Smith JA; Suthers IM; Johnston EL, 2018, 'An ecological halo surrounding a large offshore artificial reef: Sediments, infauna, and fish foraging', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 141, pp. 30 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.07.011

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

Halstead JE; Smith JA; Carter EA; Lay PA; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Assessment tools for microplastics and natural fibres ingested by fish in an urbanised estuary', Environmental Pollution, vol. 234, pp. 552 - 561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2017.11.085

Bugnot AB; Lyons MB; Scanes P; Clark GF; Fyfe SK; Lewis A; Johnston EL, 2018, 'A novel framework for the use of remote sensing for monitoring catchments at continental scales', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 217, pp. 939 - 950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.03.058

Turnbull JW; Shah Esmaeili Y; Clark GF; Figueira WF; Johnston EL; Ferrari R, 2018, 'Key drivers of effectiveness in small marine protected areas', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 27, pp. 2217 - 2242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1532-z

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

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

Johnston EL, 2018, 'Why are scientists so quiet? Cultural and philosophical constraints on the public voice of the scientist', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 151, pp. 50 - 58

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

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; 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

Lanham BS; Vergés A; Hedge LH; Johnston EL; Poore AGB, 2018, 'Altered fish community and feeding behaviour in close proximity to boat moorings in an urban estuary', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 129, pp. 43 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.02.010

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

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

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

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

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

Griffin KJ; Hedge LH; González-Rivero M; Hoegh-Guldberg OI; Johnston EL, 2017, 'An evaluation of semi-automated methods for collecting ecosystem-level data in temperate marine systems', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 7, pp. 4640 - 4650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3041

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

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

Clark GF; Stark JS; Palmer AS; Riddle MJ; Johnston EL, 2017, 'The roles of sea-ice, light and sedimentation in structuring shallow antarctic benthic communities', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168391

Clark GF; Stark JS; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Tolerance rather than competition leads to spatial dominance of an Antarctic bryozoan', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 486, pp. 222 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2016.10.008


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