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Johnston EL; Clark GF; Bruno JF, 2022, 'The speeding up of marine ecosystems', Climate Change Ecology, vol. 3, pp. 100055 - 100055, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecochg.2022.100055

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, vol. 308, pp. 119571 - 119571, 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 & TECHNOLOGY, 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 807, pp. 150742, 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, vol. 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104936

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01812-0

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), vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 200, pp. 117206, 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, vol. 169, pp. 105391 - 105391, 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 15, pp. e0234248, 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, vol. 15, 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, vol. 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110203

Kelaher BP; Clark GF; Johnston EL; Coleman MA, 2020, 'Effect of Desalination Discharge on the Abundance and Diversity of Reef Fishes', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 54, pp. 735 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b03565

Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2020, 'LESI: A quantitative indicator to measure local environmental stewardship', MethodsX, vol. 7, pp. 101141 - 101141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2020.101141

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honap S; Johnston E; Al-Hakim B; Sanderson JD, 2019, 'Su1933 – Anti-Mycobacterium Paratuberculous Therapy in Crohn’s Disease: Outcomes from Tertiary IBD Referral Centres', Gastroenterology, vol. 156, pp. S - 666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(19)38570-1

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

Wemheuer F; Taylor J; Daniel R; Johnston E; Meinicke P; Thomas T; Wemheuer B, 2018, 'Tax4Fun2: a R-based tool for the rapid prediction of habitat-specific functional profiles and functional redundancy based on 16S rRNA gene marker gene sequences', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/490037

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

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


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