Select Publications

Book Chapters

Clark GF; Gacutan J; Lawther R; Johnston EL; Tait H; Bednarz T, 2021, 'A visualization tool for citizen-science marine debris big data', in Source-to-Sea Management, Routledge, pp. 76 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003241430-6

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21944-6

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; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21944

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-08-099970-8.00003-8

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, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, pp. 25 - 48

Johnston EL; Piola RF; Clark GF, 2009, 'The Role of Propagule Pressure in Invasion Success', in Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 133 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79236-9_7

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

Scanes E; Kutti T; Fang JKH; Johnston EL; Ross PM; Bannister RJ, 2024, 'The long-lived deep-sea bivalve Acesta excavata is sensitive to the dual stressors of sediment and warming', Marine Pollution Bulletin, 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2024.116323

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF23144

Zaiko A; Cardeccia A; Carlton JT; Clark G; Creed JC; Davidson I; Floerl O; Galil B; Grosholz E; Hopkins GA; Johnston E; Kotta J; Marchini A; Ojaveer H; Ruiz G; Therriault TW; Inglis GJ, 2024, 'Structural and functional effects of global invasion pressure on benthic marine communities—patterns, challenges and priorities', Diversity and Distributions, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13838

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.115608

Clarke LJ; Shaw JD; Suter L; Atalah J; Bergstrom DM; Biersma E; Convey P; Greve M; Holland O; Houghton MJ; Hughes KA; Johnston EL; King CK; McCarthy AH; McGaughran A; Pertierra LR; Robinson SA; Sherman CDH; Stark JS; Stevens MI; Strugnell JM; Ammon UV; Wilson NG; Zaiko A; Macdonald AJ, 2023, 'An expert-driven framework for applying eDNA tools to improve biosecurity in the Antarctic', Management of Biological Invasions, 14, pp. 379 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2023.14.3.01

Gacutan J; Tait H; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2023, 'Assessing human and physical drivers of macro-plastic debris spatially across Queensland, Australia', Environmental Pollution, 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121731

Sherow B; Gacutan J; Tait H; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2023, 'Land use and COVID-19 lockdowns influence debris composition and abundance in stormwater drains', Science of the Total Environment, 871, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.161908

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-023-04196-2

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14347

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.120533

Sherow BA; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2022, 'Piers are hotspots for benthic marine debris in an urbanised estuary', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274512

Johnston EL; Clark GF; Bruno JF, 2022, 'The speeding up of marine ecosystems', Climate Change Ecology, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecochg.2022.100055

Herbert-Read JE; Thornton A; Amon DJ; Birchenough SNR; Côté IM; Dias MP; Godley BJ; Keith SA; McKinley E; Peck LS; Calado R; Defeo O; Degraer S; Johnston EL; Kaartokallio H; Macreadie PI; Metaxas A; Muthumbi AWN; Obura DO; Paterson DM; Piola AR; Richardson AJ; Schloss IR; Snelgrove PVR; Stewart BD; Thompson PM; Watson GJ; Worthington TA; Yasuhara M; Sutherland WJ, 2022, 'A global horizon scan of issues impacting marine and coastal biodiversity conservation', Nature Ecology and Evolution, 6, pp. 1262 - 1270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01812-0

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119571

Kelaher BP; Clark GF; Johnston EL; Ingleton T; Knott NA; Coleman MA, 2022, 'Desalination Discharge Influences the Composition of Reef Invertebrate and Fish Assemblages', Environmental Science and Technology, 56, pp. 11300 - 11309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c00723

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.804193

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2022.105640

Beloe CJ; Browne MA; Johnston EL, 2022, 'Plastic Debris As a Vector for Bacterial Disease: An Interdisciplinary Systematic Review', Environmental Science and Technology, 56, pp. 2950 - 2958, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c05405

Gacutan J; Johnston EL; Tait H; Smith W; Clark GF, 2022, 'Continental patterns in marine debris revealed by a decade of citizen science', Science of the Total Environment, 807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150742

Gacutan J; Galparsoro I; Pınarbaşı K; Murillas A; Adewumi IJ; Praphotjanaporn T; Johnston EL; Findlay KP; Milligan BM, 2022, 'Marine spatial planning and ocean accounting: Synergistic tools enhancing integration in ocean governance', Marine Policy, 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104936

Miller C; Kwok H; Harrow P; Vega R; Seward E; Mehta S; Rahman F; McCartney S; Parisi I; Lim SH; Sharma E; Samaan MA; Bancil A; Kok KB; Shalabi A; Johnston EL; Katarey D; Taherzadeh N; Murray C; Sharip MT; Carter MJ; Radhakrishnan ST; Peake S; Khakoo I; Wahed M; Povlsen S; Patel M; DuBois P; Finkel J; Onnie C; Bloom S, 2022, 'Comparative effectiveness of a second-line biologic in patients with ulcerative colitis: vedolizumab followed by an anti-TNF versus anti-TNF followed by vedolizumab', FRONTLINE GASTROENTEROLOGY, 13, pp. 392 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/flgastro-2021-101906

Vadillo Gonzalez S; Clark GF; Johnston EL; Turney CSM; Fogwill CJ; Steinberg PD; Marzinelli EM, 2022, 'Spatial variation in microbial communities associated with sea-ice algae in Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica', Microbiology (United Kingdom), 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.001176

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.661177

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.710730

Turnbull JW; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Conceptualising sustainability through environmental stewardship and virtuous cycles—a new empirically-grounded model', Sustainability Science, 16, pp. 1475 - 1487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-00981-4

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117206

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, 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2021.105391

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, 30, pp. 1389 - 1402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13305

Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2021, 'Evaluating the social and ecological effectiveness of partially protected marine areas', Conservation Biology, 35, pp. 921 - 932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13677

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.105243

Griffin KJ; Hedge LH; Warton DI; Astles KL; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Modeling recreational fishing intensity in a complex urbanised estuary', Journal of Environmental Management, 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111529

Strain EMA; Steinberg PD; Vozzo M; Johnston EL; Abbiati M; Aguilera MA; Airoldi L; Aguirre JD; Ashton G; Bernardi M; Brooks P; Chan BKK; Cheah CB; Chee SY; Coutinho R; Crowe T; Davey A; Firth LB; Fraser C; Hanley ME; Hawkins SJ; Knick KE; Lau ETC; Leung KMY; McKenzie C; Macleod C; Mafanya S; Mancuso FP; Messano LVR; Naval-Xavier LPD; Ng TPT; O'Shaughnessy KA; Pattrick P; Perkins MJ; Perkol-Finkel S; Porri F; Ross DJ; Ruiz G; Sella I; Seitz R; Shirazi R; Thiel M; Thompson RC; Yee JC; Zabin C; Bishop MJ, 2021, 'A global analysis of complexity–biodiversity relationships on marine artificial structures', Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30, pp. 140 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13202

Clark GF; Gacutan J; Lawther R; Johnston EL; Tait H; Bednarz T, 2021, 'A visualization tool for citizen-science marine debris big data', Water International, 46, pp. 211 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2021.1888495

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, 4, pp. 33 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-00595-1

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, 7, pp. 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0496-5

Mayer-Pinto M; Ledet J; Crowe TP; Johnston EL, 2020, 'Sublethal effects of contaminants on marine habitat-forming species: a review and meta-analysis', Biological Reviews, 95, pp. 1554 - 1573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12630

Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Kajlich L; Clark GF, 2020, 'Quantifying local coastal stewardship reveals motivations, models and engagement strategies', Biological Conservation, 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108714

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, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00590

Browne MA; Ros M; Johnston EL, 2020, 'Pore-size and polymer affect the ability of filters for washing-machines to reduce domestic emissions of fibres to sewage', PLoS ONE, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234248

Wemheuer F; Taylor JA; Daniel R; Johnston E; Meinicke P; Thomas T; Wemheuer B, 2020, 'Tax4Fun2: Prediction of habitat-specific functional profiles and functional redundancy based on 16S rRNA gene sequences', Environmental Microbiomes, 15, pp. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40793-020-00358-7

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, 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110203


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