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Kingsford R, (ed.), 2006, Ecology of Desert Rivers Preface, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS,

Book Chapters

Kingsford RT;Roux DJ;McLoughlin CA;Conallin J;Norris V, 2017, 'Strategic Adaptive Management (SAM) of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams', in Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management, pp. 535 - 562,

Kingsford R, 2016, 'Flow alteration and its effects on Australia's riverine vegetation', in Capon S;James C;Reid M (ed.), VEGETATION OF AUSTRALIAN RIVERINE LANDSCAPES: BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, CSIRO PUBLISHING, pp. 261 - 271,

Bino G;Kingsford RT;Jenkins K, 2014, 'Climate adaptation and adaptive management planning for the Macquarie Marshes: A wetland of international importance', in Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation, pp. 95 - 106,

Dahm, C. ;Boulton, A. J. ;Correa, L. ;Kingsford R;Jenkins K;Sheldon, F., 2013, 'The role of science in Planning, Policy and Conservation of River Ecosystems', in Sabater, S. ;Elosegi, A. (ed.), River Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities, Fundacion BBVA, Bilbao

Kingsford R;Porter, 2012, 'Waterbird Monitoring in Australia', in Lindenmayer D;Gibbons P (ed.), Biodiversity Monitoring in Australia, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Melbourne

Kingsford RT;Brandis KJ;Jenkins KM;Nairn LC;Rayner TS, 2010, 'Measuring ecosystem responses to flow across temporal and spatial scales', in ECOSYSTEM RESPONSE MODELLING IN THE MURRAY-DARLING BASIN, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, pp. 15 - 35,


Kingsford RT;Lemly AD;Thompson JR, 2006, 'Impacts of dams, river management and diversions on desert rivers', in Kingsford R (ed.), ECOLOGY OF DESERT RIVERS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 203 - 247,

Kingsford RT;Thompson JR, 2006, 'Desert or dryland rivers of the world: an introduction', in Kingsford R (ed.), ECOLOGY OF DESERT RIVERS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 3 - 10,

Young WJ;Kingsford RT, 2006, 'Flow variability in large unregulated dryland rivers', in Kingsford R (ed.), ECOLOGY OF DESERT RIVERS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 11 - 46,

Kingsford RT, 2006, 'Changing desert rivers', in Kingsford R (ed.), ECOLOGY OF DESERT RIVERS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 336 - 345,

Kingsford RT;Georges A;Unmack PJ, 2006, 'Vertebrates of desert rivers: meeting the challenges of temporal and spatial unpredictability', in Kingsford R (ed.), ECOLOGY OF DESERT RIVERS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 154 - 200,

Cairns SC;Kingsford RT, 1995, 'Harvesting wildlife: kangaroos and waterfowl', in Conserving biodiversity, pp. 260 - 272

Journal articles

Callaghan CT;Martin JM;Kingsford RT;Brooks DM, 2018, 'Unnatural history: is a paradigm shift of natural history in 21st century ornithology needed?', Ibis, vol. 160, pp. 475 - 480,

Bino G;Wassens S;Kingsford RT;Thomas RF;Spencer J, 2018, 'Floodplain ecosystem dynamics under extreme dry and wet phases in semi-arid Australia', Freshwater Biology, vol. 63, pp. 224 - 241,

Callaghan CT;Slater M;Major RE;Morrison M;Martin JM;Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Travelling birds generate eco-travellers: The economic potential of vagrant birdwatching', Human Dimensions of Wildlife, vol. 23, pp. 71 - 82,

Hay SE;Jenkins KM;Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Diverse invertebrate fauna using dry sediment as a refuge in semi-arid and temperate Australian rivers', Hydrobiologia, vol. 806, pp. 95 - 109,

Ocock JF;Bino G;Wassens S;Spencer J;Thomas RF;Kingsford RT, 2018, 'Identifying Critical Habitat for Australian Freshwater Turtles in a Large Regulated Floodplain: Implications for Environmental Water Management', Environmental Management, vol. 61, pp. 375 - 389,

Callaghan CT;Lyons MB;Martin JM;Major RE;Kingsford RT, 2017, 'Assessing the reliability of avian biodiversity measures of urban greenspaces using ebird citizen science data', Avian Conservation and Ecology, vol. 12,

Rees JD;Kingsford RT;Letnic M, 2017, 'In the absence of an apex predator, irruptive herbivores suppress grass seed production: Implications for small granivores', Biological Conservation, vol. 213, pp. 13 - 18,

Blakey RV;Kingsford RT;Law BS;Stoklosa J, 2017, 'Floodplain habitat is disproportionately important for bats in a large river basin', Biological Conservation, vol. 215, pp. 1 - 10,

Callaghan CT;Ryall S;Kingsford RT, 2017, 'A probable Australian White Ibis Threskiornis moluccus × Straw-necked Ibis T. spinicollis hybrid', Australian Field Ornithology, vol. 34, pp. 47 - 48,

Carroll C;Hartl B;Goldman GT;Rohlf DJ;Treves A;Kerr JT;Ritchie EG;Kingsford RT;Gibbs KE;Maron M;Watson JE M, 2017, 'Defending the scientific integrity of conservation-policy processes', Conservation Biology, vol. 31, pp. 967 - 975,

Calver MC;Goldman B;Hutchings PA;Kingsford RT, 2017, 'Why discrepancies in searching the conservation biology literature matter', Biological Conservation, vol. 213, pp. 19 - 26,

Kingsford RT;Bino G;Porter JL, 2017, 'Continental impacts of water development on waterbirds, contrasting two Australian river basins: Global implications for sustainable water use', Global Change Biology, vol. 23, pp. 4958 - 4969,

Webster E;Ramp D;Kingsford RT, 2017, 'Incorporating an iterative energy restraint for the Surface Energy Balance System (SEBS)', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 198, pp. 267 - 285,

Blakey RV;Law BS;Kingsford RT;Stoklosa J, 2017, 'Terrestrial laser scanning reveals below-canopy bat trait relationships with forest structure', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 198, pp. 40 - 51,

Dawson SK;Warton DI;Kingsford RT;Berney P;Keith DA;Catford JA, 2017, 'Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on wetland restoration', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 54, pp. 1907 - 1918,

Harris JH;Kingsford RT;Peirson W;Baumgartner LJ, 2017, 'Mitigating the effects of barriers to freshwater fish migrations: The Australian experience', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 68, pp. 614 - 628,

Dawson SK;Kingsford RT;Berney P;Catford JA;Keith DA;Stoklosa J;Hemmings FA, 2017, 'Contrasting influences of inundation and land use on the rate of floodplain restoration', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol. 27, pp. 663 - 674,

Dawson SK;Kingsford RT;Berney P;Keith DA;Hemmings FA;Warton DI;Waters C;Catford JA, 2017, 'Frequent inundation helps counteract land use impacts on wetland propagule banks', Applied Vegetation Science, vol. 20, pp. 459 - 467,

Dawson SK;Fisher A;Lucas R;Hutchinson DK;Berney P;Keith D;Catford JA;Kingsford RT, 2016, 'Remote sensing measures restoration successes, but canopy heights lag in restoring floodplain vegetation', Remote Sensing, vol. 8,

Ocock JF;Kingsford RT;Penman TD;Rowley JJ L, 2016, 'Amphibian abundance and detection trends during a large flood in a semi-arid floodplain wetland', Herpetological Conservation and Biology, vol. 11, pp. 408 - 425

Webster E;Ramp D;Kingsford RT, 2016, 'Spatial sensitivity of surface energy balance algorithms to meteorological data in a heterogeneous environment', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 187, pp. 294 - 319,

Kingsford RT;Basset A;Jackson L, 2016, 'Wetlands: conservation's poor cousins', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol. 26, pp. 892 - 916,

Thomson FJ;Auld TD;Ramp D;Kingsford RT, 2016, 'A switch in keystone seed-dispersing ant genera between two elevations for a myrmecochorous plant, acacia terminalis', PLoS ONE, vol. 11,

Adams VM;Spindler RE;Kingsford RT, 2016, 'Thinking globally, acting locally - Conservation lessons from Oceania', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 22, pp. 85 - 89,

Bino G;Kingsford RT;Brandis K, 2016, 'Australia's wetlands - Learning from the past to manage for the future', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 22, pp. 116 - 129,

Blakey RV;Law BS;Kingsford RT;Stoklosa J;Tap P;Williamson K, 2016, 'Bat communities respond positively to large-scale thinning of forest regrowth', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 53, pp. 1694 - 1703,

Lyons MB;Keith DA;Warton DI;Somerville M;Kingsford RT, 2016, 'Model-based assessment of ecological community classifications', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol. 27, pp. 704 - 715,

Thomas RF;Kingsford RT;Lu Y;Cox SJ;Sims NC;Hunter SJ, 2015, 'Mapping inundation in the heterogeneous floodplain wetlands of the Macquarie Marshes, using Landsat Thematic Mapper', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 524, pp. 194 - 213,

Kingsford RT, 2015, 'Conservation of floodplain wetlands - out of sight, out of mind?', Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems,

Kingsford RT;Mac Nally R;King A;Walker KF;Bino G;Thompson R;Wassens S;Humphries P, 2015, 'A commentary on 'Long-term ecological trends of flow-dependent ecosystems in a major regulated river basin', by Matthew J. Colloff, Peter Caley, Neil Saintilan, Carmel A. Pollino and Neville D. Crossm', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 66, pp. 970 - 980,

Bino G;Grant TR;Kingsford RT, 2015, 'Life history and dynamics of a platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) population: Four decades of mark-recapture surveys', Scientific Reports, vol. 5,

Barnett J;Evans LS;Gross C;Kiem AS;Kingsford RT;Palutikof JP;Pickering CM;Smithers SG, 2015, 'From barriers to limits to climate change adaptation: Path dependency and the speed of change', Ecology and Society, vol. 20,

Bino G;Kingsford RT;Porter J, 2015, 'Prioritizing wetlands for waterbirds in a boom and bust system: Waterbird refugia and breeding in the Murray-Darling Basin', PLoS ONE, vol. 10,

Steinfeld CM M;Kingsford RT;Webster EC;Sharma A, 2015, 'A simulation tool for managing environmental flows in regulated rivers', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 73, pp. 117 - 132,

Capon SJ;Lynch AJ J;Bond N;Chessman BC;Davis J;Davidson N;Finlayson M;Gell PA;Hohnberg D;Humphrey C;Kingsford RT;Nielsen D;Thomson JR;Ward K;Nally RM, 2015, 'Regime shifts, thresholds and multiple stable states in freshwater ecosystems; a critical appraisal of the evidence', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 534, pp. 122 - 130,

Roux DJ;Kingsford RT;McCool SF;McGeoch MA;Foxcroft LC, 2015, 'The Role and Value of Conservation Agency Research', Environmental Management, vol. 55, pp. 1232 - 1245,

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