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Book Chapters

Johnston EL;Mayer-Pinto M, 2015, 'Pollution: Effects of chemical contaminants and debris', in Marine Ecosystems: Human Impacts on Biodiversity, Functioning and Services, 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

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

Bracewell SA;Johnston EL;Clark GF, 2017, 'Latitudinal variation in the competition-colonisation trade-off reveals rate-mediated mechanisms of coexistence', Ecology Letters, vol. 20, pp. 947 - 957, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12791

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

Johnston EL, 2017, 'Why speak?', Journal of Science Communication, vol. 16

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

Heery EC;Bishop MJ;Critchley LP;Bugnot AB;Airoldi L;Mayer-Pinto M;Sheehan EV;Coleman RA;Loke LH L;Johnston EL;Komyakova V;Morris RL;Strain EM A;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

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

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

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

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

Strain EM A;Morris RL;Coleman RA;Figueira WF;Steinberg PD;Johnston EL;Bishop MJ, 2016, 'Increasing microhabitat complexity on seawalls can reduce fish predation on native oysters', Ecological Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.05.030

Treloar G;Gunn J;Moltmann T;Dittmann S;Fletcher R;Hone P;Lee K;Minty L;Minchin S;Schiller A;Steinberg P;Lyons J;Babanin A;Doherty P;England M;Foster C;Johnston E;Steven A;Llewellyn L;Oliver J;Gupta AS;Sloyan B;Smith D;Smith T;Walshe T;National Marine Science Committee, 2016, 'The National Marine Science Plan: informing Australia’s future ocean policy *', Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs, vol. 8, pp. 43 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/18366503.2016.1173631

Scanes E;Johnston EL;Cole VJ;O Connor WA;Parker LM;Ross PM, 2016, 'Quantifying abundance and distribution of native and invasive oysters in an urbanised estuary', Aquatic Invasions, vol. 11, pp. 425 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/ai.2016.11.4.07

Ushiama S;Smith JA;Suthers IM;Lowry M;Johnston EL, 2016, 'The effects of substratum material and surface orientation on the developing epibenthic community on a designed artificial reef', Biofouling, vol. 32, pp. 1049 - 1060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2016.1224860

Domínguez-Tejo E;Metternicht G;Johnston E;Hedge L, 2016, 'Marine Spatial Planning advancing the Ecosystem-Based Approach to coastal zone management: A review', Marine Policy, vol. 72, pp. 115 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.023

Banks JL;Hutchings P;Curley B;Hedge L;Creese B;Johnston E, 2016, 'Biodiversity conservation in Sydney Harbour', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 22, pp. 98 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC15048

Banks J;Hedge LH;Hoisington C;Strain EM;Steinberg PD;Johnston EL, 2016, 'Sydney Harbour: Beautiful, diverse, valuable and pressured', Regional Studies in Marine Science, vol. 8, pp. 353 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2016.04.007

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

Lawes JC;Clark GF;Johnston EL, 2016, 'Contaminant cocktails: Interactive effects of fertiliser and copper paint on marine invertebrate recruitment and mortality', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 102, pp. 148 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.11.040

Lawes JC;Neilan BA;Brown MV;Clark GF;Johnston EL, 2016, 'Elevated nutrients change bacterial community composition and connectivity: high throughput sequencing of young marine biofilms', Biofouling, vol. 32, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2015.1126581

Sutherland MD;Dafforn KA;Scanes P;Potts J;Simpson SL;Sim VX Y;Johnston EL, 2015, 'Links between contaminant hotspots in low flow estuarine systems and altered sediment biogeochemical processes', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2016.08.029

Tan EL Y;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

Mayer-Pinto M;Johnston EL;Hutchings PA;Marzinelli EM;Ahyong ST;Birch G;Booth DJ;Creese RG;Doblin MA;Figueira W;Gribben PE;Pritchard T;Roughan M;Steinberg PD;Hedge LH, 2015, 'Sydney Harbour: A review of anthropogenic impacts on the biodiversity and ecosystem function of one of the world's largest natural harbours', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 66, pp. 1088 - 1105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15157

Johnston EL;Hedge LH;Mayer-Pinto M, 2015, 'The urgent global need to understand port and harbour ecosystems', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 66, pp. i - ii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MFv66n12-ED

Johnston EL;Mayer-Pinto M;Hutchings PA;Marzinelli EM;Ahyong ST;Birch G;Booth DJ;Creese RG;Doblin MA;Figueira W;Gribben PE;Pritchard T;Roughan M;Steinberg PD;Hedge LH, 2015, 'Sydney Harbour: What we do and do not know about a highly diverse estuary', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 66, pp. 1073 - 1087, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15159

Sim VX Y;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

Byers JE;Smith RS;Pringle JM;Clark GF;Gribben PE;Hewitt CL;Inglis GJ;Johnston EL;Ruiz GM;Stachowicz JJ;Bishop MJ, 2015, 'Invasion Expansion: Time since introduction best predicts global ranges of marine invaders', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep12436

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

Gillies CL;Fitzsimons JA;Branigan S;Hale L;Hancock B;Creighton C;Alleway H;Bishop MJ;Brown S;Chamberlain D;Cleveland B;Crawford C;Crawford M;Diggles B;Ford JR;Hamer P;Hart A;Johnston E;Mcdonald T;Mcleod I;Pinner B;Russell K;Winstanley R, 2015, 'Scaling-up marine restoration efforts in Australia', Ecological Management and Restoration, vol. 16, pp. 84 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/emr.12159

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.2929

Clark GF;Raymond B;Riddle MJ;Stark JS;Johnston EL, 2015, 'Vulnerability of Antarctic shallow invertebrate-dominated ecosystems', Austral Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12237

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

Clark GF;Marzinelli EM;Fogwill CJ;Turney CS M;Johnston EL, 2015, 'Effects of sea-ice cover on marine benthic communities: a natural experiment in Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica', Polar Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-015-1688-x

Johnston EL;Mayer-Pinto M;Crowe TP, 2015, 'Chemical contaminant effects on marine ecosystem functioning', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 52, pp. 140 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12355

Hook SE;Johnston EL;Nair S;Roach AC;Moncuquet P;Twine NA;Raftos DA, 2014, 'Next generation sequence analysis of the transcriptome of Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) exposed to a range of environmental stressors', Marine Genomics, vol. 18, pp. 109 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2014.08.003

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

Smith RS;Johnston EL;Clark GF, 2014, 'The role of habitat complexity in community development is mediated by resource availability', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102920

Hedge LH;Johnston EL, 2014, 'Colonisation of the non-indigenous pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas determined by predation, size and initial settlement densities', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090621

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

Hedge LH;Leung B;O'Connor WA;Johnston EL, 2014, 'The interacting effects of diversity and propagule pressure on early colonization and population size', Journal of Animal Ecology, vol. 83, pp. 168 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12125

Ritchie EG;Bradshaw CJ A;Dickman CR;Hobbs R;Johnson CN;Johnston EL;Laurance WF;Lindenmayer D;Mccarthy MA;Nimmo DG;Possingham HH;Pressey RL;Watson DM;Woinarski J, 2013, 'Continental-Scale Governance and the Hastening of Loss of Australia's Biodiversity', Conservation Biology, vol. 27, pp. 1133 - 1135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12189

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, pp. e77018 - e77018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077018


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