Recent Publications

For a full list of publications, please see Andrew Bennett's Google Scholar page.

Nimmo, D.G., Haslem, A., Radford, J., Hall, M., Bennett, A.F.  Riparian tree cover enhances the resistance and stability of woodland bird communities during an extreme climatic event.  Journal of Applied Ecology  (in press) 

Chia, E.K., Bassett, M., Nimmo, D.G., Leonard, S.W.J., Ritchie, E.G., Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F.   Fire severity and fire-induced landscape heterogeneity affect arboreal mammals in a fire-prone environment.  Ecosphere (in press)   

Haslem, A., Nimmo, D.G., Radford, J.Q. and Bennett, A.F.   Landscape properties mediate the homogenization of bird assemblages during climatic extremes.  Ecology  (in press)

Nimmo, D.G., Mac Nally, R., Cunningham, S., Haslem, A. and Bennett, A.F. 2015. Vive la resistance: reviving resistance for 21stcentury conservation.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution 30: 516-523.

Kelly, L.T., Bennett, A.F., Clarke, M.F. and McCarthy, M. 2015.  Optimal fire histories for biodiversity conservation.  Conservation Biology 29: 473-481.

Bennett, J. M., Nimmo, D.G., Clarke, R.H., Cheers, G., Horrocks, G.F.B., Hall, M., Thomson, J.R., Radford, J.Q., Bennett, A.F. and Mac Nally, R. 2014.  Resistance and resilience: can the abrupt end of extreme drought reverse avifaunal collapse?  Diversity and Distributions 20: 1321-1332.

Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Watson, S.J. and Bennett, A.F. 2014.  Why do some species have geographically varying responses to fire history?  Ecography37: 805-13.

Farnsworth, L.M., Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. 2014.  Does pyrodiversity beget alpha, beta or gamma diversity: a case-study using reptiles from semi-arid Australia?  Diversity and Distributions 20: 663-673.

Bennett, A.F., Nimmo, D.G. and Radford, J.Q. 2014.  Riparian vegetation has disproportionate benefits for the landscape-scale conservation of woodland birds in highly modified environments. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 514-523.

Robinson, N.M., Leonard, S.W.J., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. 2014.  Refuges for birds in fire-prone landscapes: the influence of fire severity and fire history on the distribution of forest birds.  Forest Ecology and Management 318: 110-121.

Leonard, S., Bennett, A.F. & Clarke, M.F. 2014.  Determinants of the occurrence of unburnt patches: potential biotic refuges in a large intense wildfire in south-eastern Australia.  Forest Ecology and Management 314: 85-93.

Robinson, N.M., Leonard, S.W.J., Ritchie, E.G., Bassett, M., Chia, E.K., Buckingham, S., Gibb, H., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. 2013.  Refuges for fauna in fire-prone landscapes: their ecological functions and importance. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1321-1329.

Kelly, L.T., Dayman, R., Nimmo, D.G., Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F. 2013. Spatial and temporal drivers of small mammal distributions in a semi-arid environment: the role of rainfall, vegetation and life history.  Austral Ecology 38: 786-797.

Brown, S.M., Harrisson, K.A., Clarke, R.H., Bennett, A.F. and Sunnucks, P. 2013.  Limited population structure, genetic drift and bottlenecks characterise an endangered bird species in a dynamic, fire-prone ecosystem.  PLOS One 8(4): e59732.

Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Taylor, R.S., Watson, S.J,  Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F. 2013.  Fire mosaics and reptile conservation in a fire-prone region.  Conservation Biology 27: 345-353

Polyakov, M., Rowles, A.D., Radford, J.Q., Bennett, A.F., Park, G., Roberts, A., and Pannell, D. 2013.  Using habitat extent and composition to predict the occurrence of woodland birds in fragmented landscapes  Landscape Ecology 28: 329-41.Taylor, R.S., Watson, S.J.,

Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F., 2013.  Which fire management strategies benefit biodiversity? A landscape-perspective case study using birds in mallee ecosystems of south-eastern Australia.Biological Conservation 159: 248-256.