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Book Chapters

Birrer SC;Dafforn KA;Johnston EL, 2017, 'Microbial community responses to contaminants and the use of molecular techniques', in Microbial Ecotoxicology, pp. 165 - 183,

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,

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

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,

Scanes E;Kutti T;Fang JK H;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,

Bugnot AB;Mayer-Pinto M;Johnston EL;Schaefer N;Dafforn KA, 2018, 'Learning from nature to enhance Blue engineering of marine infrastructure', Ecological Engineering,

Lanham BS;Vergés A;Hedge LH;Johnston EL;Poore AG B, 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,

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,

Warner B;Johnston E;Arenas-HernandeZ M;Marinaki A;Irving P;Sanderson J, 2018, 'A practical guide to thiopurine prescribing and monitoring in IBD', Frontline Gastroenterology, vol. 9, pp. 10 - 15,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Sutherland MD;Dafforn KA;Scanes P;Potts J;Simpson SL;Sim VX Y;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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Clark GF;Raymond B;Riddle MJ;Stark JS;Johnston EL, 2015, 'Vulnerability of Antarctic shallow invertebrate-dominated ecosystems', Austral Ecology,

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