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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... for regulating wildlife rescue and rehabilitation services. On 1 July 2019 OEH was replaced by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Towards a more effective model of wildlife care and rehabilitation: A survey of volunteers in New South Wales, Australia Ron Haering, Vanessa Wilson, Annie Zhuo...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... worldwide. Koi herpesvirus disease (KHVD) - an infection with Cyprinus herpesvirus 3 (CyHV3) - is one of these listed diseases (OIE An epidemiologic model of koi herpesvirus (KHV) biocontrol for carp in Australia Joy A. Becker1*, Michael P. Ward2 and Paul M. Hick3 1425 Werombi Road, School of Life...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... cats. Impacts of these declines on ecosystem processes were likely to have been profound. The applicability of the conceptual model developed is discussed in relation to the early decline of some mammal species in eastern Australia, The need for ongoing, vigilant quarantine to minimise the risk...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.014
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Biological research has been dominated by focussed effort on few model species and recent commentaries further discourage broadening the range of study species. It is undeniable that we now have unprecedented detail of information on the genetic, molecular and cellular biology of model species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The northern Spotted-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus gracilis is Endangered (QNCA 1994; EPBC Act 1999). This study therefore aims to develop a model for the species recovery in north Queensland. Due to the threatened status of D. m. maculatus in all mainland states in which it occurs...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... on scat counts) within the Mountain Ash forests of the Victorian Central Highlands? We surveyed 86 long-term field sites and detected a total of 245 groups of Sambar Deer pellets on 42% of these sites. Negative binomial regression modelling identified three factors associated with the occurrence of deer...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 983–990.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Christine Adams-Hosking; Patrick Moss; Jonathan Rhodes; Hedley Grantham; Clive McAlpine The koala Phascolarctos cinereus is the only member of the once diverse marsupial family Phascolarctidae to have survived the Last Glacial Maximum. A climate envelope model for P. cinereus was developed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 29–39.
Published: 02 June 2014
... of New South Wales, Australia, from drought to post-drought Murray V. Ellis1 and Jennifer E. Taylor2 1 Population Analysis and Modelling Unit, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, PO Box 1967, Hurstville BC NSW 1481, Australia 2 School of Arts and Sciences, Australian Catholic University, PO Box 968...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
... : the species assemblages. Murray Ellis Population Analysis and Modelling Unit, Biodiversity Conservation Science Section, Office of Environment and Heritage, PO Box 1967, Hurstville BC NSW 1481. Table 1. The species considered in this project were classified into four main groups regarding their likelihood...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.042
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... to 6 m above ground-level. Statistical modelling indicated that certain microhabitat characteristics are potentially important determinants of reptile occurrence and abundance; for example, the abundance of Morethia boulengeri was found to be significantly related to stump density. The models...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.083
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... its potential in urban wildlife management, modelling the endangered population of long-nosed bandicoots at North Head. An “off the shelf” software package, VORTEX, was used to model data on population size, animal life span, reproduction rates, litter size, and mortality rates to simulate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Computers are increasingly being employed to extend data from surveys of forest fauna across unsurveyed areas, using models relating species occurrence or population density to mapped environmental attributes. This chapter examines current issues and problems associated with this methodology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... on the distribution of species. A number of large marsupial herbivores occur at lower subalpine elevations, and a shift in their distribution to higher altitudes due to climate change will result in increased grazing of the vegetation of the alpine area. Common wombats Vombatus ursinus were chosen as a model...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... We are concerned at how research agendas of science, and conservation biology in particular, are potentially being deformed by the dominant influence of a single entity, Journal Impact Factors, which in turn reflect the business model of the USA-based global corporate entity Thomson Reuters. We...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Surveys of microbat communities in several regions of Western Australia have revealed a diversity-productivity model of community structure in which co-occurring species occupy different foraging niches, but environmental factors influence turnover in species composition across landscapes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 December 2018
... are incomplete. Here we discuss multivariate autoregressive state-space (MARSS) modelling; a relatively new statistical technique for modelling long-term time-series data. MARSS models allow users to investigate incomplete datasets caused by missing values. In contrast to traditional modelling techniques...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... to promote breeding. Nine percent needed specific management activities, such as predator control, if their populations were not to become extinct. Modelling of the habitat requirements and movement abilities for the native vegetation dependent species predicted that there have been widespread reductions...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
... research in favour of short-term “newsy” articles, global syntheses and meta-analyses, (4) a loss of people with natural history skills but a concurrent increase in modellers, (5) a trend away from evidence-based management acting as a disincentive to undertake long-term research, and (6) a focus...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
... study focused on bush stone-curlew populations throughout the central coast of NSW and the aim of this study was to develop an inductive spatial model in Geographical Information System (GIS) of suitable bush stone-curlew habitat based on historical sightings and empirical data. To develop the models...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... can be established. I modelled mouse population density and the feeding requirements of mice in a crop simulation model, and estimated yield loss. A sigmoidal curve best described the data and showed that the density of mice at which 5% loss occurred was 42 mice/ha. Management therefore is required...