Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Research

PhD Theses

2016

Paul AMOATENG (2016) The changing spatial extent of water bodies and the implications for urban flooding: The case of Kumasi, Ghana.

Dharma DASSANAYAKE (2016) The Role of Oceanic and Atmospheric Processes for Water Availability in the Murrumbidgee Catchment

Theresa GROTH (2016) The role and outcomes of farming as an occupational identity

Saideepa KUMAR (2016) Establishing more acceptable and achievable environmental watering targets in a complex changing world

Ruby (Yinru) LEI (2016) Human Migration Decision-making Process in Response to Climate Change: A Case Study in Shangnan County of China

2015

Deans, Wayne (2015) Trees as redundant patterns.
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Knight, Alexandra (2015) The Case for Sloane's Froglet: Generating Ecological Knowledge with the Intent to Benefit Biodiversity
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Kopf, Stacey (2015) The Effects of Low Parameters on Fish in an Australian Lowland River
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Poudel, Mohan (2015) Examining Implications of REDD+ Through Community Forestry in Nepal
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Rawluk, Andrea (2015) Interpreting Regional Landscape Change: A Case Study of the Ovens, Victoria, Australia
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Yalmambirra (2015) Indigenous Cultures in Contemporary Australia: A Wiradjuri Case Study
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2014

Cobbinah, Patrick (2014) Towards Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Ecotourism Implementation in the kakum Conservation Area, Ghana.          
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Gentle, Popular(2014) Equipping Poor People for Climate Change: Local Institutions and Pro-Poor Adaptation for Rural Communities in Nepal.
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Namgay, Kuenga (2014) Transhumant Agro-Pastoralism in Bhutan: Does it Have a Place in the 21st Century?
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Petrovic, Karolina (2014) Herbivory of Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus Vulpecula, Marsupialia: Phalangeridae) at Different Scales of Resource Heterogeneity.
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Roots, Jane (2014) The Future of Farming in Rural Amenity Landscapes: The role of planning and governance in a changing landscape.
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Saunders, Manu(2014) Wild pollinator communities of native woodlands and commercial almond plantations in a semi-arid Australian landscape: Implications for conservation of insects and ecosystem services. Supervisors:

Sinclair, Katrina (2014) Transformative Change in Contemporary Australian Agriculture.
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Smallbone, Lisa (2014) Understanding Bird Responses in Regenerating Agricultural Landscapes.
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Stelling, Fleur (2014) Perceptions and Management of Shrubby Regrowth in South-Eastern Australia.
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2013

Khair, Syed M (2013) The Efficacy of Groundwater Markets on Agricultural Productivity and Resource use Sustainability: Evidence from the Upland Balochistan Region of Pakistan
Supervisors:
Dr Richard Culas, Dr Shahbaz Mushtaq, Dr Mohsin Hafeez

Lennox, Gina (2013) Absentee ownership of rural land: types, trends and implications
Supervisors
: Dr Bob Farquharson (University of Melbourne) & Dr Angela Ragusa (CSU)

Marsh, KG (2013) An Exploration of Indigenous Values and Historic Preservation in Western Micronesia: A Study in Cultural Persistence
Supervisors:
A/Prof Dirk H.R. Spenneman (CSU) & Dr AP Hattori (UOG)

2012

Car, Catherine Ann (2012) Millipede communities in south eastern Australia: systematics, biogeography and short-range endemism
Supervisors:
Mark Harvey (Western Australian Museum), Bob Mesibov (Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery) Nick Klomp (CSU)

Devkota, Binod Prasad (2012) Socio-economic outcomes of community forestry in Nepal: Lessons from three diverse rural communities
Supervisors: Dr D Race, Dr J Millar, Dr R Thwaites

Earl, Gillian (2012) Applying a statutory duty of care to improve biodiversity outcomes at a regional scale.   
Supervisors: Professor A Curtis, Dr C Allen, Dr V Turner

Lukasiewicz, Anna Maria (2012)Lost in Translation: Where is the social justice in Australian water reform?
Supervisors: Penny Davidson, Dr C Allen, Dr I Lunt

Minato, Wendy Lynne (2012) Exploring the influence of social norms on the management of native vegetation on private land
Supervisors:
Professor A Curtis, Dr C Allen

Sakulas, Harry (2012) An evaluation of Integrated Conservation and Development Projects in PNG
Supervisors: Johannes Bauer, Jim Birckhead, Professor ted Wolf, Brian Lord

Watson, Margaret J (2012) Effects of parasites on the crested tern Thalasseus bergii
Supervisors:
Shane Raidal, Tiggy Grillo, Nick Klomp

Wibowo, Lukas R (2012) Exploring policy dimensions of community-based forestry in Indonesia
Supervisors:
Dr Digby Race, Professor A Curtis, Dr SR Gadas, Dr K Ginoga

Zukowski, Sylvia (2012) Impacts of Fishing Regulations on Murray Crayfish (Euastacus armatus), NSW: social and biological perspectives
Supervisors
: Dr R Watts, Professor A Curtis

2011

Bruce, Nicole (2011) A Bird's Eye View: Development of a remote sensing approach to monitoring semi-arid grasslands for biodiversity conservation 
Supervisors:
Dr I Lunt, Mohammad Abuzar, Meredith Mitchell

Eklom, Kylie (2011) Vegetation structure & food resources in drought affected semi-natural grasslands: Implications for the nationally vulnerable Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torguatus
Supervi
sors: Dr G Luck, Dr I Lunt

Matthews, Alison (2011) Climate change influences on the distribution and resource use of common wombats Vombatus ursinus in the snowy mountains, Australia 
Supervisors:
Dr P Spooner, Dr N Klomp, Ken Green, Dan Lunney

Rana, Tariq (2011)Applying user pays principle to optimise salt drainage options in irrigation systems
Supervisors: Professor Shahbaz Khan

2010

Carter, Andrew (2010) Improving Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) management for Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius) conservation in south eastern Australia
Supervisors
: Dr G Luck, Dr D Watson

Claridge, Tom (2010) The health of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) within the Murrumbidgee Catchment 
Supervisors: Joanne Connolly

Cohn, Janet S (2010) How are the dynamics of woodland dominants influenced by climate and disturbances in south eastern Australia?
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, Ross Bradstock and Karen Ross

Gabriel, Hamza Farooq (2010) An appraisal of climate responsive urban groundwater management options in a stressed aquifer system.
Supervisors: Dr Shahbaz Khan

Harrington, Christopher (2010) Community as an Organising Concept in Multi-scale Natural Resource Governance: Cohesive Actor or Chaotic Subject - a Study at the Living Murray
Supervisors:
Professor A Curtis, Dr R Black

McCasker, Nicole Gaye (2010) Of Life and Death in Lowland River: Investigating Mortality During the Early Life Stages of Murray-Darling Fishes
Supervisors:
Dr P Humphries, Dr S Meredith, Dr N Klomp

Mendham, Emily Kate (2010) Changes in rural property ownership: Challenges and opportunities for natural resource management 
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis, Dr J Millar, Dr R O'Brien

Sample, Royce (2010) Adaptive Management in Victoria's Weed Policy Development; the Operation Blue Hills Experience 
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis

Seymour, Eloise Jayne (2010) Community Values for Wetlands, Forect and a River Reach: a study of assigned values to inform regional natural resource management (NRM) decision-making  Supervisors: Dr A Curtis, Professor D Pannell, Dr C Allen, Dr A Roberts

Sharpe, Emily Anne (2010) Exploring community-agency trust before, during and after wildfire 
Supervisors:
Dr R Thwaites, Dr J Millar, Dr A Curtis

Skinner, Alison (2010) An investigation into the effects of understorey modification on woodland eucalypt recruitment 
Supervisors:
Associate Professor I Lunt, Dr S McIntyre (CSIRO), Dr S Lavorel (CNRS, UJF France), Dr P Spooner (CSU)

Whiterod, Nicholas Robert (2010) The bioenergetic implications for Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii) below a large hypolimnetic-releasing impoundment 
Supervisors:
Shaun Meredith (MDFRC), Dr P Humphries (CSU), Brad Sherman (CSIRO), John Koehn (Arthur Rylah Institute) Dr R Watts (CSU)

2009

Burns, Anna (2009) Diversity and dynamics of the arthropod assemblages inhabitating mistletoe in eucalyptus woodlands
Supervisors:
Dr D Watson, Dr P Humphries,Dr Cunningham (CSIRO)

Gabriel, Hamza Farooq (2009) Climate Change Responsive Policy for Water Resource Protection & Development in Groundwater Dependent Cities
Supervisors
Prof S Khan, Dr M Collins, Dr R Culas

Harris, Amy Louise (2009) The Implications of Habitat Alteration on Nesting Little Penguin
Supervisors:
Professor Nick Klomp, Dr David Priddell

Howard, Jonathon (2009) Stakeholder Committees and the Broader Struggle by Advocacy Groups to Influence the NSW Water Reform Process
Supervisors:
Assoc Prof Ian Gray, Tony Dunn, Graeme Batten

Laidlaw, Prue (2009) A Passing Occupation: An Exploration of the History and Heritage of Itinerant Workers in Rural New South Wales, 1850-1914
Supervisors:
Dr D Spenneman, Dr C Allen

Mitchell, Michael (2009) Can the process of triple bottom line reporting lead to enhanced sustainability? A case study with Murrumbidgee Irrigation Pty Ltd
Supervisors: Prof A Curtis, Dr P Davidson

Mu, Jianxin (2009) Adapting Water Policy to Climate Change for Optimal Water Productivity
Supervisors Prof S Khan

Stewart, Hugh (2009) Socio-economic dimensions of planted forests in changing landscapes: Exploring the future for forestry in south east Australia.
Supervisors:
Dr D Race, Prof A Curtis

Whipp, Robyn (2009) Historical Vegetation Change in the Pilliga State Forests of Northern NSW.
Supervisors: Dr Ian Lunt, Dr Ross Bradstock (DEC),Dr Pete Spooner

2008

Barea, Laurence (2008) Interactions Between Frugivores and their Resources: Case Studies with the Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta
Supervisors:
Assoc Prof D M Watson, Dr G Luck, Dr D Oliver (NSWPWS)

Hirsi, Ismail (2008) Market Based Approaches for Sustainable Conjunctive Water Management in the Murrumbidgee Catchment
Supervisors:
Prof S Khan, Dr T Nordblom, Dr Culas

Hughes, Justin (2008) Streamflow Generation and Salt Mobilisation Processes in the Central Murray-Darling Basin
Supervisors:
Prof S Khan, Dr D Michalk, Dr S Helliwell

Hughes, Sue (2008) Remnants from the past: An exploration of historic planning policies and their effects on native vegetation cover in New South Wales (1824 - 1913)
Supervisors:
Dr I Lunt, Assoc Prof D Spennemann

Jackson, Tamara (2008) Minimising the environmental impact of irrigation systems through optimal energy and water use efficiency
Supervisors: Prof S Khan, Dr M Hafeez, Dr M Collins

Rogers, Daniel Idwal (2008) Hidden costs: challenges faced by migratory shorebirds living on intertidal mudflats
  Supervisors: Dr Iain Taylor, Theunis Pierma

Watt, Jacqueline (2008) The Effect of Irrigation on Surface- Groundwater Interactions
Supervisors:
Prof S Khan, Dr D Michalk, Dr S Helliwell

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2007

Alexander, Kim (2007) Agricultural Change in Lao PDR: Pragmatism in the Face of Adversity
Supervisors:
Prof N Lipscombe, Dr J Millar

March, Wendy (2007) The Impact of an Australian Mistletoe, Amyema Miquelii (Loranthaceae), on Nutrient Cycling in Eucalypt Forests and Woodlands
Supervisors:
Dr D Watson, Dr B Wilson

Schedvin, Natasha  (2007) Distributional Ecology of the Barking Owl Ninox connivens connivens in Victoria, Australia
Supervisors:
Assoc Prof D M Watson, Dr G Luck

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2006

Collins, Julie (2006) 'Caring for Country' in NSW: Connection, Identity, Belonging
Supervisors:
  Dr J Birkhead, Dr J Bauer

MacGregor, Jessica (2006) Effects of Inundation and Grazing on Floodplain Soil Carbon Dynamics and Microbial Community Structure
Supervisors:
Prof N Klomp, Dr D Baldwin, Dr G Rees

O'Neill, Lisa (2006) Breeding and Feeding Ecology of Sooty Terns Sterna fuscata on Lord Howe Island.
Supervisors:
Prof N Klomp, Dr D Priddel

O'Neill, Jon (2006) Historic Preservation in Postcolonial Micronesia.
Supervisors:
A/Prof D Spennemann, Prof D Ballendorf

Sobels, Jonathon (2006) Investigating the Impact of Landcare Networks: the Role of Social Capital
Supervisors
: Prof A Curtis, Dr S Lockie

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2005

Spooner, Peter (2005) Effect of Anthropogenic Disturbance Regimes on Roadside Shrubs in a Fragmented Agricultural Landscape.
Supervisors:
Dr I Lunt, Dr D Freudenberger, Dr S Briggs

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2004

Allan, Catherine (2004) Improving the Outcomes of Adaptive Management at the Regional Scale.
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis, Mr J Ive

Byron, Ian (2004) Assessing and Managing Burnout in Landcare Members, Leaders and Coordinators.
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis, Dr M Lockwood

McDonald, Anthony (2004) Development Theory Kneels Down:The Process of Developing a National Action Program to implement the International Convention to Combat Desertification in Eritrea: Development Theory, International Conventions and Donors Encounter an Empowered State.
Supervisors:
Dr J Birkhead, Dr R Thwaites

McLean, Joanne (2004) The Nature of Change and the Changing View of Nature: Conservation, Relocation and Social Dislocation among the Tharu of Chitwan, Nepal.
Supervisors:
Dr N Lipscombe, Dr J Birkhead, Dr S Wearing, Dr C McDowell

Stocker, Robert (2004) The Influence of Patterns of Connectivity and Communication on the Cohesion of Social Networks – A Simulation Study.
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, Prof T Bossomaier

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2003

Bester, Adam (2003) The Breeding and Foraging Ecology and Conservation of the Threatened Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri Breeding on Lord Howe Island, NSW.
Supervisors:
A/Prof N Klomp, Dr D Priddel

Camilleri, Cecil (2003) Towards as Sustainable Development Paradigm for the Australian Wine Industry – Case Study, The Yalumba Wine Company.
Supervisors:
Dr J Birkhead, Dr J Bauer

Wicks, Alison (2003) Understanding Occupational Potential Across the Life Course: Life Stories of Older Women

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2002

Hamilton, Andrew (2002) The Ecology of Waterbirds at the Western Treatment Plant (Victoria), With Particular Reference to Waterfowl.
Supervisors:
Dr I Taylor, Dr M Lockwood, Mr P Dann

Kirley, Michael (2002) Ecological Algorithims: An Investigation of Adaptation, Diversity and Spatial Patterns in Complex Optimisation Problems.
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, Dr D Cornforth

Newth, David (2002) Building Blocks and Modules – Some Mechanisms for Adaptation in Complex Systems and Evolutionary Computation.
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, Dr D Cornforth

Tiller, Cameron (2002) Comparative Ecology of Two Sympatric Shearwater Species Breeding on Montague Island, Southern NSW.
Supervisors:
A/Prof N Klomp, Dr I Taylor

Winter, Caroline (2002) Measuring Intrinsic and Instrumental Values of Nature: Development of a Generic Survey Instrument.
Supervisors:
Dr M Lockwood, Dr B McKercher, Dr M Morrison

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2001

Azman, Ahmad (2001) Ecotourism Development in National Parks in Brunei: An Analysis of the Benefits and Disbenefits on Iban and Dusun Communities.
Supervisors:
Dr N Lipscombe, Dr R Thwaites

Bachelor, Philip (2001) Cemetery Visitations: The Place of the Cemetery in the Grief Process.
Supervisors:
Dr N Lipscombe, Dr J Birkhead

Schultz, Mark (2001) The Breeding and Foraging Ecology of the Short–Tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris and the Wedge–Tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus in Southern NSW.
Supervisors:
A/Prof N Klomp, Dr P Fullagar

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2000

Nielsen, Daryl (2000) The Influence of Flooding Regimes on the Ecology of Billabongs: an Experimental Approach.
Supervisors:
A/Prof N Klomp, Dr R Shiel, Dr T Hillman

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1998

Herr, Alexander (1998) Ecology of Insectivorous Forest–dwelling Bats (Microchiroptera) in the Western Slopes of the Australian Alps.
Supervisors:
Dr N Klomp, Dr J Bauer

Rogers, Maureen (1998) The Role of the Precautionary Principle in Advancing Environmental Decision–making Under Uncertainty. A Study of the Barmah–Millewa Forest Wetlands.
Supervisors:
A/Prof T DeLacy, A/Prof J Sinden, Mr M Lockwood

Thwaites, Rik (1998) The Integration of Conservation with Development through Biosphere Reserves: Xilingol Biosphere Reserve, Inner Mongolia, China.
Supervisors:
Prof T DeLacy, Dr J Birkhead

Yamamoto, Tokufumi (1998) Emergent Properties and Behaviour of Cellular Automata with Cross–scale Interactions.
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, Dr T Bossomaier

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1997

Meulman, Edward (1997) The Ecology of the Heath Mouse Pseudomys shortridgei in the Grampians National Park, Victoria.
Supervisors:
Dr N Klomp, Dr I Taylor

Millar, Joanne (1997) The Role of Farmer Knowledge in the Information System for the Sustainable Management of Perennial Grasses.
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis, Prof T DeLacy

Wearing, Stephen (1997) The Nature of EcoTourism: The Place of Self, Identity and Communities as Interacting Elements of Alternative Tourism Experiences.
Supervisors:
Dr K Lindberg, Prof E Hamilton–Smith

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1995

Curtis,  Allan (1995) The Relevance of the Community Landcare Program in Victoria as a Model for Effective Community Participation in the Management of Environmental Issues Affecting Rural Australia .
Supervisors
: A/Prof T DeLacy, Dr J Birkhead

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Masters theses

2015

Kuttappan, Vijayakumar (2015) Seasonal Migration in Tank Irrigation Communities of South India. MPhil Supervisors:

Pearce, Luke(2015) Conservation Management of Southern Pygmy Perch (Nonnoperca australis) in NSW, in the Context of Climactic Extremes and Alien Species. MPhil
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2014

Schroder, Mellesa (2014) Processes Explaining Exotic Plant Occurence in Australian Mountain Systems. MPhil
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Smith, Michelle (2014) Balancing Conservation and Development in Protected Areas: A Case Study from Laos. MPhil
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2010

Photakoun, Viengxay (2010) The Role of Capacity Building for Livestock Extension and Development in Lao PDR. MPhil
Supervisors:
Dr J Millar, Dr D Race

2008

Rabbani, Umair (2008) Spatial Estimation of Crop Stresses using Remote Sensing. MPhil
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, A/Prof N Klomp, A/Prof D Spennemann

2003

Burr, Leslie (2003) The Nature of Interaction within an Online Computer Mediated Environment. MPhil
Supervisors:
Prof D Green, A/Prof N Klomp, A/Prof D Spennemann

Cole, Ian (2003) Developing Techniques for Landscape Scale Re–Establishment of a Dominant Native Grass, Themeda Triandra Forssk, in Degraded Box Woodland in the South West Slopes Region of NSW. MAppSci
Supervisors:
Dr I Lunt, Prof D Goldney

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1996

Bolwell, Jenny (1996) An Overview of Interpretation in National Park Agencies in Australia. MAppSci

Race, Digby (1996) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Farm Forestry Program as a Catalyst in Developing Viable Regional Farm Forestry in Australia. MAppSci
Supervisors:
Dr A Curtis, Dr J Bauer

Sutherland, Lucy (1996) Interpretation and Visitor Services – an Evaluation of Policies and Practices in Australia's Botanic Gardens. MAppSci
Supervisors:
A/Prof T DeLacy, Dr E Beckmann, Dr N Lipscombe

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Honours theses

2009

Scott, Karen (2009) The effects of turbidity and light on foraging efficiencies of two native fish species, carp gudgeon (Hypseleotris spp) & flathead gudgeon (Philypnodon grandiceps), in lowland rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin
Supervisor: Dr P Humphries, Dr R Whitsed

Prestson, Aaron (2009) Chemistry of Australian mistletoes: An introductory study of parasites and their hosts
  Supervisor:
Dr R Dehaan

2008

Grant, Tobias (2008) Changes in Woody Vegetation in Central Victoria 1972 to 2005 BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisor: A/Prof I Lunt, Dr P Spooner, Dr R Dehaan, Dr J Morgan

Firman, Miranda(2008) Exploring Indigenous Connections to Traveling Stock Routes (TSRs) in South Eastern Australia BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisor:
Dr P Spooner, Yalmambirra

Podnar, Kiya(2008) Does time since flooding affect emergence of Micro-invertebrates and plants from wetland sediments? BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisor:
A/Prof R Watts, Dr D Nielsen, Dr A Wilson

2007

Perry, Laurence(2007) Exploring the Significance of Internal Communication on Organisational Behaviour: A Case Study in an Australian Zoo BAppSc(Hons)
Supervisor:
Dr R Thwaites, Dr N Lipscombe

2006

Durant, Rebecca (2006) Identifying Factors that Influence the Occupancy of Nest Boxes by Arboreal Mammals in Peri–Urban Landscapes BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisors:
Dr G Luck, A Matthews

Kaminskas, Simon (2006) Diet and Development of Murray Cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) (Mitchell) Larvae from an Australian Lowland River BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisor:
Dr P Humphries

Piko, Christine (2006) Distribution and Physico–Chemical Variables associated with Vallisneria americana in a Lowland RiverBEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisors
: Dr P Humphries, Dr B Wilson

Sharp, Emily (2006) Perceptions of Derived Vegetation Communities in New South Wales BEnvSc(Hons)
Supervisors
: Dr J Millar, Dr P Spooner, Dr S Briggs

Velthuis, Kirsten (2006) Adaptive Reuse of Churches in the Netherlands BEnvSc(Mgt–Cultural Heritage)(Hons)
Supervisors:
A/P D Spennemann, Dr C Allan

2005

Clancy, Laura (2005) The Public Face of Indigenous Cultural Tourism in South–East Australia BAppSc(Ecotourism) (Hons)Supervisors: Dr R Thwaites, A/Prof D Spennemann

Mendham, Emily (2005) Factors Affecting Landholder Adoption of Native Vegetation Management Practices in the Murray Irrigation Region. BAppSc(ParksRec&Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr J Millar, Prof A Curtis

Roberton, Stuart (2005) Exploring the Effectiveness of Communication within the NE CMA's River Tender Project. BAppSc(ParksRec&Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Mr J Howard, Dr C Allan

Smallbone, Lisa (2005) Restoration Ecology of Native Forbs in Degraded White Box Grassy Woodlands BAppSc(ParksRec&Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, Dr S Prober

Suesse, Robert (2005) Managing Constructed Wetlands for Waterbird Conservation: Case Studies of Visitor and Water Regime Management at Wonga Wetlands, Albury NSW BEnvSc(Mgt–Cons Ecology)(Hons)
Supervisors: Dr I Taylor, Dr B Wilson

Tan, Teng (2005) Exploring the Digital Divide in Albury B Info Tech (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr J Atkinson, Dr R Black

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2004

Cooney, Stuart (2004) Why do birds nest in Mistletoe? An experimental investigation. BAppSc(ParksRec& Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr D Watson, Dr G Luck

Grabham, Craig (2004) Bats in fragmented rural landscapes: use of remnant and revegetated habitats. BAppSc(ParksRec & Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Prof N Klomp, Dr D Watson

Grass, Bronwyn (2004) The perceptions of Parks Victoria among a valley community in north–east Victoria after the 2003 bushfires. BAppSc(ParksRec& Herit) (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr R Black, Dr R Thwaites

Laidlaw, Prue (2004) Fire management planning and cultural heritage in NSW: a survey of current management plans. BEnvSc(Mgt–Cultural Heritage) (Hons)
Supervisors: A/Prof D Spennemann, Dr C Allan

McNeil, Erin (2004) Analysis of the dynamics and local structure of model and community food webs. BInfoTech (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr D Newth, Dr D Cornforth

Selwood, Adam (2004) An analysis of the Notebook borrowing program at Chiltern Primary School. BInfoTech (Hons)
Supervisors: Dr J Atkinson, Dr R Black

Turner, Jill (2004) Post–settlement changes in forest structure in Pilliga West State Forest, New South Wales. BAppSc(ParksRec& Herit) (Hons)
  Supervisors:
Dr I Lunt, Mr A Deane

Watson, Christine (2004) Habitat modelling and effects of fire on Callitris endlicheri in Chiltern–Mt Pilot National Park, Victoria. BAppSc(ParksRec& Herit) (Hons)
Supervisor: Dr I Lunt

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2003

Hughes, Sue (2003) The cultural heritage of colonial newspaper production: case studies of two central Victorian goldfields' newspapers (1851–1901), the Avoca Mail and the Ararat Advertiser

Jorgensen, Amy (2003) Control of kikuyu grass Pennisetum clandestinum and the implications for Little Penguins Eudyptula minor on Montague Island, New South Wales

Kenny, Sally (2003) Effect of grazing exclusion on understorey vegetation in river red gum forests and ephemeral wetlands in Millewa State Forest, NSW

Kosmer, Linda (2003) Issues in significance and heritage management of Project Apollo

Sheed, Christopher (2003) Between a rock and a hard place: ecotourism in Ba Be National Park, Vietnam

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2002

Anderson, Susan (2002) The relationship between clutch volume and body mass in birds.
Supervisor: Dr D Watson

Graham, Kristy (2002) Disaster management and cultural heritage: an investigation of attitudes.
Supervisor: A/Prof D Spennemann

Hollow, Rosemary (2002) Managing heritage sites of human atrocity: ethics and politics.
Supervisor: A/Prof D Spennemann

Ramsey, Michael (2002) Egg–laying and incubation in two shearwater breeding on Montague Island, NSW.
Supervisor: A/Prof N Klomp

Robinson, Lisa (2002) Motivations and barriers that influence the organised sport participation of primary school students in Wodonga, Vic.
Supervisors: Dr N Lipscombe, Mr J Sadler

Yalmambirra (2002) Heritage management in Wiradjuri country: indigenous perceptions of consultation.
Supervisor: A/Prof D Spennemann

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2001

Alexander, Patricia (2001) Avifaunal biodiversity at Wonga Wetlands, Albury, NSW.
Supervisors: Dr I Taylor, Dr B Wilson

Grant, Andrea (2001) Evaluating public participation in East Gippsland's floodplain management strategy.
Supervisors: Prof A Curtis, M Lockwood

Harfield, Stephen J. (2001) The impact of residence time on the treatment efficiency of grey water in constructed wetlands.
Supervisors: Dr B Wilson, Prof D Mitchell

Herring, Matthew (2001) The Brolga (Grus rubicunda) in the New South Wales and Victorian Riverina: distribution, breeding habitat and potential role as an umbrella species.
Supervisors: Dr N Klomp, Dr I Lunt

Michael, Damian (2001) Vertebrate fauna in a semi–arid grassland at Terrick Terrick National Park, Victoria: distributions, habitat preferences and use of experimental refuges.
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, W Robinson

Ryan, Brooke (2001) Volunteer fire fighters' level of knowledge and awareness of the ecological consequences of fire and fire management.
Supervisors: Dr B Lord, Dr J Howard, Dr N Klomp

Ryan, Valena (2001) Do visitor centres provide for children?
Supervisors:
Dr J Howard, Dr J Sadler

Sayers, Elizabeth (2001) Expectations of the Japanese visitor market to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Supervisors: Dr D Spennemann, Dr R Thwaites

Walsh, Tom (2001) Flow distribution in gravel based greywater treatment wetlands.
Supervisors:
Dr B Wilson, Prof D Mitchell

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2000

Bourd, Symeon (2000) The effects of soils and stock grazing on grassland composition in Terrick Terrick National Park, Victoria.
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, Dr B Wilson

Conway, Mary (2000) The effects of grazing exclusion on a long–grazed species–rich Riverina grassland.
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, W Robinson

Hawke, Megan (2000) Assessment of a policy option for improving private land management in the Goulburn Broken Catchment, Victoria.
Supervisors: Dr M Lockwood, Dr A Curtis

Holmes, Nick (2000) The effect of age on the reproductive performance of Little Penguins Eudyptula minor on Montague Island, 1999 – 2000.
Supervisors: Dr N Klomp, Dr J Howard

McClelland, Joel (2000) 'Grey Nomads' their travel experience and behaviour.
Supervisors: Dr N Lipscombe, Dr R Thwaites

MacGregor, Jessica (2000) The effect of water regime on inorganic nitrogen in three wetlands on the Murray River floodplain near Albury.
Supervisors: Dr B Wilson, Prof D Mitchell

O'Halloran, Charmain (2000) 'Submerged heritage': a study of threats to archaeological sites on the bottomlands of Lake Hume.
 
Supervisor: A/Prof D Spennemann

O'Neill, Jon (2000) Management of German colonial heritage in the Pacific.
Supervisors:
A/Prof D Spennemann, Dr B Pennay

Porter, Andrew (2000) An analysis of the 'Be dingo–smart' program: a program to educate visitors regarding appropriate behaviour whilst on Fraser Island.
Supervisors: Dr J Howard, Dr N Lipscombe

Spooner, Peter (2000) The short–term effects of stock exclusion in remnant grassy woodlands in the NSW Murray Catchment.
Supervisors: Dr I Lunt, W Robinson

Tucker, Steven (2000) The Superb Fairy–wren Malurus cyaneus in linear, remnant, riverine environments near Albury NSW.
Supervisors: Dr R Allen, Dr N Klomp

Turnbull, Suzanne (2000) Tourist experiences of indigenous cultural tourism at Mutawintji National Park.
Supervisors: Dr R Thwaites, Dr D Spennemann

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1999

Byron, Ian (1999) Exploring burnout in Landcare in the Shepparton Irrigation Region.
Supervisors: Dr A Curtis, Dr M Lockwood

Canning, Shaun (1999) 'Contested Space' – the role of social value in the assessment of cultural significance
Supervisors:
S Wickman, Dr D Spennemann

Clapham, Nathan (1999) A model for adaptive information agents.
Supervisors: Dr D Green, Dr M Kirley

Graham, Brett (1999) An assessment into the management of Aboriginal Cultural heritage on public land: NSW, Victoria and ACT.
Supervisors: S Wickman, Dr D Spennemann

Hammond, Gina (1999) Ants (Formicidae), spiders (Areneae), farm–based Pinus radiata plantations and biodiversity: a case study in the Albury region of southern NSW.
Supervisor: W Robinson

Kay, Adam (1999) Applying the hydrogeomorphic assessment procedure to evaluate riverine wetland functions in the Upper Murray Catchment.
Supervisors: Dr B Wilson, Prof D Mitchell

Korn, Robyn (1999) Aspects of the ecology of the White–footed Dunnart Sminthopsis leucopus and other small terrestrial mammals in southern coastal new South Wales.
Supervisor: Dr N Klomp

McDonald, Janine (1999) The utilisation of 'best practice' by non–accredited ecotourism and nature–based operators.
Supervisors: Dr R Thwaites, Ms P Davidson

Parker, David (1999) Structural patterns and changes in Callitris – Eucalyptus woodlands at Terrick Terrick State Park, Victoria.
Supervisor: Dr I Lunt

Price, Liza (1999) Using geographical information systems to document land use change: a case study in the Rosewood region of New South Wales.
Supervisors: W Robinson, G McDonald

Richardson, Adam (1999) The foraging ecology of egrets and other wetland birds in rice fields around Fivebough Swamp, Leeton, New South Wales.
Supervisors: Dr I Taylor, J Grownes

Smith, Brenda (1999) Interpretation of Aboriginal culture: guide roles and responsibilities.
Supervisors:
Dr R Thwaites, I Young

Trezise, Neil (1999) The breeding population of Little Penguins Eudyptula minor on Montague Island, NSW 1992 – 1998.
Supervisors: Dr N Klomp, Dr R Allen

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1998

Ash, Liz (1998) Using artificial neural networks to model the watertable fluctuations in a sugarcane field, Tweed Heads, NSW.
Supervisors: Dr B Wilson, X Li

Boyden, Katie (1998) Effectiveness of rehabilitation on coastal foredunes subjected to sand mining.
Supervisor: Dr B Lord

Brown, Rowena (1998) Neighbours and national parks – a qualitative study of lifestyle and lifestyle changes encountered by neighbours of the South East Forests National Park.
Supervisors: Dr N Lipscombe, Mr B Furze

Carberry, David (1998) Non–market economic valuation of remnant native vegetation on private property in the Southern Riverina.
Supervisor: Dr M Lockwood

Costello, David (1998) Ecological impacts of Coast Wattle (Acacia sophorae) on coastal grasslands in south–eastern NSW.
Supervisors: Dr J Williams, Dr I Lunt

Hand, Michael (1998) The effects of wildfire frequency on understorey vegetation of Hawkesbury sandstone communities.
Supervisor: Dr B Lord

Kirsten, Indre (1998) Aspects of the ecology of insectivorous bats (Microchiroptera) in forest, rural and urban areas.
Supervisor: Dr N Klomp

Lappin, Natasha (1998) Australian local government and ESD: the Corowa Shire case study.
Supervisor: Dr A Curtis.

Miles, Carla (1998) An assessment of the on–farm economic values of remnant native vegetation in north–east Victoria.
Supervisors: Dr M Lockwood, S Walpole

Newth, David (1998) High–level languages as a paradigm for automating World Wide Web publishing.
Supervisors: Dr D Green, J Ash

O'Connell, Matthew (1998) Dissolved organic carbon from components of floodplain litter: release and bioavailability.
Supervisors: Prof D Mitchell, D Baldwin, A Robertson

Smith, Emma (1998) An evaluation of Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) applications in Australia.
Supervisor: Dr N Lipscombe

Tiller, Cameron (1998) Chick provisioning and fledging in two shearwater species breeding on Montague Island, NSW.
Supervisor: Dr N Klomp

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1997

Alac, Hakan (1997) Pornography on the World Wide Web: an analysis of user preferences and behaviour.
Supervisor: Dr B Eddy

Bester, Adam (1997) A comparison of the feeding ecology of seabirds on Montague Island, New South Wales.
Supervisor:
Dr N Klomp

Britton, Andrew (1997) The impact of the Ovens network on Landcare groups.
Supervisors: Dr A Curtis, Dr J Howard

Brown, Kerrie (1997) The inter–relationships between terrestrial small mammal abundance, vegetation structure, and fire history in shrubby dry forests in north–east Victoria.
Supervisors: Dr I Taylor, R Loyn

Cosgriff, Kevin (1997) Wildlife tourism in Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal: an assessment of the impacts of tourist activity on large mammals.
Supervisors: Dr N Lipscombe, J Bauer

Gadd, Luke (1997) The mammals of Wuyishan Biosphere Reserve, Fujian Province, China: their status, habitat utilisation, distribution and threats.
Supervisor: J Bauer

Harty, Julie–Anne (1997) Factors influencing the distribution of frogs in urban and rural wetlands.
Supervisors: Dr N Klomp, Prof D Mitchell

Holloway, Geoffrey (1997) The cultural heritage of a near urban rural landscape.
Supervisor:
Dr D Spennemann

Koen, Kristy (1997) Urban salinity and historic sites in Wagga Wagga, NSW.
Supervisor:
Dr D Spennemann

McCullough, Craig (1997) Aspects of the ecology of the dog, fox and cat in sub–alpine forests of north–east Victoria.
Supervisor: T Norton

Midgeley, Emma (1997) The impact of visitors on Aboriginal cultural sites at Mungo National Park, NSW.
Supervisor: Dr D Spennemann

Moir, Wendy (1997) Distributed query objects.
Supervisor: Dr D Green

Veldman, Rachel (1997) Visitor satisfaction at Jenolan Caves – a qualitative study of coach travellers.
Supervisors: Dr N Lipscombe, P Davidson, Dr E Hamilton–Smith

Wiltshire, Gabrielle (1997) Burning to create a mosaic – ecological impacts of herbivory on small burnt patches.
Supervisor: Dr B Lord

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1996

Cross, Fiona (1996) Indigenous empowerment and protected areas: opportunities and limitations of joint management in Jervis Bay and NSW national parks

Durrant, Jacqueline (1996) Assessing the usefulness of the Principal Australian Historic Themes in relation to heritage management in a local government area ; Albury, NSW : a case study

Spencer, Catherine (1996) Rapid appraisal index of wetland condition :development, testing and application to permanent wetlands on private properties

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1995

Boyle, Brian (1995) Aspects of the biology of the fallow deer (Dama dama) in eastern Tasmania

Collins, Julie (1995) Contemporary hunter–gatherers in north–central Arnhem Land : the ecological, cultural, and economic significance of subsistence foraging, with particular reference to the exploitation of the Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis Gould

Glazebrook, Helen (1995) The effects of floods on leaf litter breakdown rates and nutrient dynamics in a river red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Dehnh.)) forest

Harris, Kellie (1995) The identification and comparison of non–market heritage values : a case study of Culcairn Shire (NSW)

Vanderwoude, Cas (1995) Protection of seed from harvesting by ants : a study of direct seeding of four native tree species in south–east Queensland

Vogel, Clive  (1995) Upland mires in granite landscapes : a comparative study of three upland mires on Mittamatite Massif, North–East Victoria

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1994

Jessup, Scott (1994) Aspects of the ecology of the Superb Fairy–wren Malurus cyaneus in a riverine environment

Lane, Mark (1994) Optimisation of firebreak siting on the grasslands of the Puckapunyal military training area

Moore, Verity (1994) In search of a dream : the integrated playground

Schultz, Mark (1994) A comparison of the breeding ecology of the Short–tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris and the Wedge–tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus on Montague Island, NSW

Sharp, Richard (1994) The cultural heritage potential of Army training areas in Australia

Weber, Jamie (1994) The breeding biology and diet of the of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor on Montague Island, New South Wales

 

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1993

Silvers, Louise (1993) The effects of grazing on fuel loads and vegetation in the Barmah Forest, Victoria

Tracy, Kathy (1993) A non–market economic evaluation of three urban parks in Sydney

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