Posters

Below are the posters being presented at ESA16.

You can view the abstracts and presenter bios on the conference app, or on the full program page (in the Tuesday evening Barbara Rice Memorial Poster Session ).

Poster Number

 

Lead Presenter
First Name
Lead Presenter
Last Name
Poster Title

 

01

 

Luca

 

De Prato

 

Overcoming challenges to post-mining land use on Christmas Island

 

02

 

Minyoung

 

Lee

 

Predicting the effects of climate change on pest and natural enemy population and interaction strength using predator-prey model

 

03

 

Andy

 

Le Brocque

 

Groundwater decline and climatic variability: Implications for groundwater linked agro-ecosystems

 

04 Heather

 

Neilly

 

Long-term profitability of a tropical savanna rangeland benefits reptile abundance and diversity

 

05

 

Rebecca

 

Peisley

 

Waste disposal services provided by raptors on farms

 

06

 

Candice

 

Le Roux

 

Nocturnal roost characteristics of an endangered WA black-cockatoo at multiple spatial scales

 

07

 

Sean

 

Smithies

 

Mechanisms behind drought-affected forest preference in a Darling Range endemic skink

 

08

 

Holly

 

Bradley

 

Honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus) density and resource use in Ioppolo Nature Reserve, Western Australia

 

09

 

Skye

 

Cameron

 

How ecology contributes to variation in Manganese contamination risk for small mammals on Groote Eylandt

 

10

 

Kyla

 

Johnstone

 

The effects of constraining wildlife populations by a single behavioural type

 

11

 

Leanda

 

Mason

 

Quality not quantity: conserving species of low mobility and dispersal capacity in Perth, south-western Australia

 

12

 

Laura

 

Skates

 

How hungry are carnivorous plants? Investigating the nutrition of native carnivorous plants in Western Australia

 

13

 

Steven

 

Howell

 

Terrestrial and aquatic conservation values across Queensland – Assessment, communication and policy integration

 

14

 

Murray

 

Ellis

 

Does river regulation affect allometry of Eucalyptus camaldulensis with consequences for fauna habitat values?

 

15

 

Sarah

 

Luxton

 

Using big-data for improved conservation outcomes in the northern jarrah forest

 

16

 

Stephanie

 

Godfrey

 

Host-parasite interactions in extremes: impacts of increasing climatic extremes on social networks and parasite transmission

 

18

 

Catherine

 

Ross

 

Bettongs as Ecosystem Engineers – learnings from the Mulligans Flat-Goorooyarroo Woodland Experiment

 

19

 

Alicia

 

Merriam

 

Relationship between non-native invasion and plant species richness on a remnant prairie in Canada

 

20

 

Sarah

 

Richmond

 

The BCCVL: an innovative tool for mapping and modelling species distributions

 

21

 

Andreas

 

Fangmeier

 

Laboratory Testing of Vegetation Flammability – a Review on Methodologies

 

22

 

Zigourney

 

Nielsen

 

A rapid assessment technique to determine the patchiness of fuel reduction burns in the Northern jarrah forests, SW Australia

 

23

 

Anthea

 

Challis

 

Seasonal variation in soil moisture, carbon and water relations in a declining canopy species

 

24

 

Tim

 

Maher

 

Withstanding heat waves: proteomic analysis of adaptive variation in thermo-tolerance traits in Eucalyptus grandis seedlings

 

25

 

Chaya

 

Smith

 

Plant-insect interactions on the metalliferous foliage of two sympatric rainforest tree species endemic to Queensland

 

26

 

Emma

 

Steel

 

The effect of an extreme climatic event on structure and composition of  Mediterranean forest vegetation

 

27

 

Sutomo

 

Sutomo

 

Does savanna in Baluran National Park Indonesia is of dry forest origin?

 

28

 

Daniel

 

White

 

Rising from the flames: how do wet forest understorey plants respond to fire and logging?

 

29

 

Tai

 

White-Toney

 

Variable establishment of jarrah and marri following bauxite mining in the jarrah forest of WA

 

30

 

Rachel

 

Binks

 

Mangrove connectivity in northwestern WA: potential for recovery and resilience under changing environments

 

31

 

Michaela

 

Larsson

 

Hitchhiking in the East Australian Current – is rafting a dispersal mechanism for harmful microalgae?

 

32

 

Nakisa

 

Shahrestani

 

An ecological characterisation of a small shallow and seasonal wetland in the Wandoo Conservation Reserve of Western Australia

 

33

 

Sonya

 

Geange

 

Phenotypic plasticity and plant water use in a changing climate: a multi-species, multi-site investigation

 

34

 

Joanne

 

Birch

 

Integration of next generation technologies for the discovery and characterisation of biodiversity

 

35

 

Manuela

 

Fischer

 

Biotelemetry marches on: A cost-effective GPS device for monitoring terrestrial wildlife

 

36

 

Stuart

 

Phinn

 

Characterising  and Monitoring Vegetation Structural Differences Across Australian Ecosystems From Plot to Continental Scales

 

37

 

Owen

 

Woodberry

 

An Introduction to Bayesian Networks for Ecological Modelling and the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society

 

38

 

Christina N.

 

Zdenek

 

A simple and effective method to collect leaves and seeds from tall trees

 

39

 

Samantha

 

Barron

 

The ecology and determinants of successful invasion by Acacia longifolia ssp. longifolia (Sallow wattle)

 

40

 

Katherine

 

Berthon

 

Mapping the threat of Myrtle Rust to Myrtaceae in Australia

 

41

 

Sean

 

Coogan

 

Macronutrient preferences and foraging success of urban Australian white ibis (Threskiornis moluccus)

 

42

 

Laura

 

Fernandez

 

Integrating knowledge of distribution, hosts and impacts of Puccinia psidii (myrtle rust) in Australia

 

43

 

Catherine

 

Mills

 

Predicting long distance seed dispersal of an invasive tree

 

44

 

Samantha

 

Setterfield

 

Managing Mimosa pigra in Kakadu National Park: 30 years of flood, sweat and cheers

 

45

 

Tuyet

 

Truong

 

Contemporary remotely sensed data products improve invasive species risk mapping in data poor regions

 

46

 

Susanna

 

Bryceson

 

Invading the invaders: Australian grasslands in transition

 

47

 

Jeremy

 

Groves

 

Koala’s keystone cribs: collective corroboration of where they’re at

 

48

 

Al

 

Healy

 

Mapping changes in water remoteness

 

49

 

Greg

 

Jordan

 

Palaeoendemic plants of the world

 

50

 

Paul

 

Macintyre

 

The influence of functional redundancy on the predictive mapping of vegetation patterns

 

51

 

Juliana

 

Pille Arnold

 

Diversity of insect pollinators across a gradient of landscape degradation in south west Australia

 

52

 

Simon

 

Verdon

 

When post-fire succession varies: implications for Mallee Emu-Wrens and for Conservation Managers

 

53

 

Jane

 

Williamson

 

Are NSW ecologically-sustainable fire interval guidelines optimal for animal biodiversity

 

54

 

Sebastian

 

Horn

 

The effect of altered rainfall patterns on plant root morphology and soil microbial communities

 

55

 

Margarita

 

Goumas

 

Parks Australia Ex situ management

 

56

 

Barry

 

Brook

 

A forest of stars: eco-evolutionary dynamics as a cosmological analogue

 

57

 

María

 

Calviño-Cancela

 

Aussies are making friends in Spain: On the new mutualistic interactions between Eucalyptus globulus and the local communities

 

58

 

Caroline

 

Cheung

 

Are plants left-handed or ambidextrous? The effects of chirality on nitrogen nutrition

 

59

 

William

 

Geary

 

The indirect effects of fire management: Fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator

 

60

 

Jessica

 

Kurylo

 

Counting flowers in the burbs: how floral richness and abundance changes along an imperviousness gradient

 

61

 

Nerida

 

Liddle

 

Witchetty Grubs: tucker for Greater Bilbies in Australia’s fire prone Tanami Desert

 

62

 

Samantha

 

Lloyd

 

Igniting Research and Supporting Students: The SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium Research Student Scholarship Program

 

63

 

Arnim

 

Marquart

 

Feedbacks between macropores and soil water infiltration in Namibian semi-arid rangelands

 

64

 

Margarita

 

Medina

 

Diversification patterns and historical biogeography of marsupials

 

65

 

Mark

 

Olson

 

Plant size, not climate, the main driver of vessel diameter

 

66

 

Carlos

 

Silva

 

Extrafloral nectaries bearing plants impact positively ant community structure

 

67

 

Maggie

 

Watson

 

10 Things I Hate About Your Review (and how to fix them)

 

68

 

Giles

 

Ross

 

Effects of restoration on soil invertebrate biodiversity and soil processes in Cumberland Plain Woodlands

 

69

 

Maia

 

Raymundo

 

Mechanisms limiting seed recruitment in a novel ecosystem

 

70

 

Patricia

 

Gilarte

 

Changes in Plant and Soil Fauna Communities across a Nutrient Limited Chronosequence

 

71

 

Sarah

 

Bekessy

 

How to get the unloved loved: closing the psychological distance to non-charismatic species

 

72

 

Erin

 

Clitheroe

 

Artificial nests as a climate adaptation tool: Buffering climate change impacts on the little penguin

 

73

 

Leticia

 

Povh

 

Habitat preferences and home ranges of brush wallabies (Macropus irma) reintroduced into Harry Warring Marsupial Reserve, Western Australia

 

74

 

Thita

 

Soonthornvipat

 

Do habitat characteristics reduce growth and survival capacities of endangered Melaleuca irbyana?

 

75

 

Keming

 

Ma

 

The ecological effects ant-aphid mutualism on oaks: A large spatial scale experiment

 

76

 

Yuxin

 

Zhang

 

Plant mediate top-down and bottom-up forces on plant leaf herbivory along an altitudinal gradient

 

77

 

Michael

 

Bamford

 

Recovering urban avifauna; the role of one garden

 

78

 

Natasha

 

Tay

 

Urban bandicoots – a vector for ectomycorrhizal dispersal

 

79

 

Ashleigh

 

Wolfe

 

Assessing chemosensory- and motion-based snake repellents on target and non-target reptile species