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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The need to present scientific research to a popular audience is becoming increasingly apparent. Presenting arid zone research in the media, particularly on television, raises a number of difficulties that are best solved through planning and preparation. Awareness of the logistical problems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... affected by the road, thereby informing management priorities for mitigating road effects. The study was conducted along the Silver City Highway on the UNSW Arid Zone Research Station, Fowlers Gap, in north-western New South Wales. We found that the road influenced the spatial distribution of kangaroos...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The establishment of approach distances between wildlife and tourists is a useful tool for resource managers involved with wildlife tourism. Such guidelines are especially beneficial at locations with high tourism activity and potentially dangerous wildlife, but need to be based on research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... of Aboriginal management. Some ecological parameters have been defined for the centre and west of the arid zone, where most research has been carried out. While some of these are relevant in the east, it differs ecologically and in terms of the severity of the impact of European settlement. There is an urgent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Water and its management has become one of the key environmental issues in Australia. Many of our arid zone rivers, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin are severely affected by overextraction, impacting on floodplains and their biodiversity. The interaction between policy and science...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The biota and ecological processes of the Australian arid zone remain relatively unstudied. Australian deserts are remote from population centres and are subject to unpredictable rainfall, making it difficult to plan and execute time-limited research projects. Desert research is expensive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... relatively broad distributions and species diversity is higher in the northern wet-dry tropics compared to the southern arid zone. Three species, Saccolaimus saccolaimus, Macroderma gigas and H. d. inornatus , are listed as threatened and a further three species, Taphozous kapalgensis, H. stenotis...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327205
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Veterinary Journal 131 545 48 Dörges, B. and Heucke, J. 1995. Ecology, Social Organization and Behaviour of the Feral Dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) (L. 1758) in Central Australia. (unpublished translation of two dissertations) University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig. Available: Arid Zone Research...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 October 2020
...George Madani ABSTRACT The Western Hooded Scaly-foot Pygopus nigriceps is a widespread pygopod concomitant with the sandy arid zone of inland and western Australia. The limited suitable habitat available and inaccessibility of north western New South Wales means that the occurrence of P. nigriceps...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
... management, dingo activity and fox activity, and these relationships persisted regardless of rainfall. This research builds on the findings of other Australian arid zone studies that have examined the relative importance of dingoes in the suppression of mesopredators, including top down effects on prey...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the numbers of each species in each zone for each year. Key words: Red kangaroo, grey kangaroo, wallaroo, commercial wildlife harvest, drought, aerial wildlife survey, kangaroo management, wildlife cull. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2018.040 Four decades of research and monitoring the populations of kangaroos...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 252–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
....A Vertebrate Survey of the Culgoa and Birrie River Floodplains in New South Wales 1990- 1992. Occasional Paper No. 14. NSW NPWS, Hurstville. Dickman, C. R. 1993.The Biology and Management of native Rodents of the Arid Zone in NSW. Species management Report No. 12. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
... surprising, this region having more extensive Triodia vegetation that is typical of the Channel Country near Winton-Opalton, and a direct geographic and hydrological relationship with the Great Artesian Basin. Other species recorded here are also more typically arid-zone, including Centralian Blue- tongue...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
.... Chronological changes in terrestrial insect assemblages in the arid zone of Australia. Environmental Entomology 39: 1775-1787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EN10070 Pavey, C.R., Eldridge, S.R., Heywood, M. 2008a. Population dynamics and prey selection of native and introduced predators during a rodent outbreak...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 1–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be collected about arid zone bats without intensive research, and historical records are unlikely to reveal much about the smaller bats. The dasyurids in the park appeared to be numerous, except for Antechinornys laniger where only one individ- ual was seen. The native rodents, on the other hand, were regarded...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 146–155.
Published: 31 August 2021
...., Kealley, L. and Melville, J. 2012. Taxonomic assessment of Diporiphora (Reptilia: Agamidae) dragon lizards from the western arid zone of Australia. Zootaxa 3518: 1-24. httpsdoi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3518.1.1 Doughty, P., Ellis, R.J. and Oliver, P.M. 2016. Many things come in small packages: Revision...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 54–58.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... They are only problems in the semi-arid and arid zones, the forgotten centre of this continent. Both are introduced shrubs, both are spreading, both have the potential to totally alter the nature of the environment, both will cause economic ruin for graziers, both have been essentially ignored...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 358.
Published: 01 December 2019
... expertise to Australian Academy of Science for National contributions conserve and manage wetlands and their wildlife makes it to the understanding of arid zone wetlands, aerial survey very appropriate for the RZS NSW to make him a Fellow techniques and for communication of research; National of the Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
.... Factors affecting pitfall capture rates of small ground vertebrates in arid South Australia. II. Optimum pitfall trapping effort. Wildlife Research 28: 61-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR99058 Read, D.G., 1985. Notes on capture techniques for small mammals of the arid zone. Australian Zoologist 21...