Explore the links below for a range of information on our climate adaptation research, including reports, guidelines, information sheets and publications.

Final Reports

Assisted Colonisation as a Climate Change Adaptation Tool

Appendix 1 Compilation of established flora translocations in Australia

Appendix 2 Global case studies of experimental assisted colonisations

Appendix 3 Reviews of flora translocations

Appendix 4 Reviews of fauna translocations

Monitoring and prioritisation of flora translocations a survey of opinions from practitioners and researchers

Information Sheets

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Heery E C, Bishop M, Critchley L, Bugnot A B, Airoldi L, Mayer-Pinto M, Sheehan E V, Coleman R A, Loke L H L, Johnston E L, Komyakova V, Morris, R L, Strain E M A, Naylor L A & Dafforn K A (2017) Identifying the consequences of ocean sprawl for sedimentary habitats Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 492: 31-48

Bishop M J Mayer-Pinto M, Airoldi L, Firth, L B, Morris, R L, Loke L H L, Hawkins, S J, Naylor L A, Coleman R A, Chee S Y, Dafforn K A (2017) Effects of ocean sprawl on ecological connectivity: impacts and solutions Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 492: 7-30

Bush A & Hoskins A J (2017) Does dispersal capacity matter for freshwater biodiversity under climate change? Freshwater Biology 62: 382-396

Drake J E, Tjoelker M G, Aspinwall M J, Reich P B, Barton C V M, Medlyn B E & Duursma R A (2016) Does physiological acclimation to climate warming stabilize the ratio of canopy respiration to photosynthesis? New Phytologist, 211: 850–863

Ukkola A M, Pitman A J, Decker M, Abramowitz G, De Kauwe M G, Kala J and Wang Y-P (2016) Modelling evapotranspiration during precipitation deficits: identifying critical processes in a land surface model Hydrological and Earth System Sciences 20: 2403-2419

Gallagher R V, Makinson R O, Hogbin P T & Hancock N (2015) Assisted colonization as a climate change adaptation tool Austral Ecology 40: 12-20

Hancock N & Gallagher R V (2015) How ready are we to move species threatened from climate change? Insights into the assisted colonization debate from Australia Austral Ecology 39: 830-838

Roger E, Duursma D E, Downey P O, Gallagher R V, Hughes L, Steel J, Johnson S B, Leishman M R (2015) A tool to assess potential for alien plant establishment and expansion under climate change Journal of Environmental Management 159: 121-127  

Duursma D E, Gallagher R V, Roger E, Hughes L, Downey P O & Leishman M R (2013) Next-generation invaders? Hotspots for naturalised sleeper weeds in Australia under future climates PLoS One 8: e84222

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