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Publications & Resources

Urban Beat

Urban Beat is the newsletter of the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub. It is published three times a year. Selected stories may be read online, or a pdf version can be downloaded. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the newsletter please contact us.

Research Briefs

CAUL Hub research briefs describe the practical research problems that we are addressing. Each brief describes the currrent state of knowledge in the area, a description of the CAUL Hub's contribution and the expected outcome of our research, all with a focus on the needs of research end-users.

Research Reports

CAUL Hub research reports detail the findings of CAUL Hub research projects.

2017

2016

CAUL Hub in the media

2017

2016

2015

CAUL Hub presentations

This section contains selected presentations given by and about the CAUL Hub.

Indigenous Engagement and Participation: A presentation given to the International Association for Public Participation conference, Adelaide, Oct 17 2016.

Quiet Streets and Clean Air: Street-level air quality study in SE Sydney: A presentation given by Pascal Perez at the International Symposia for Next Generation Infrastructure (ISNGI), London, Sept 2017.

CAUL Hub publications

A brochure about the CAUL Hub can be downloaded here.

The current CAUL Hub Research Plan can be downloaded here.

Academic publications

2018

Sievers, M. K., Hale, R., Parris, K. M., and Swearer, S. E. (2018). Impacts of human-induced environmental change in wetlands on aquatic animals. Biological Reviews 93, 529-554.

2017

Hanigan IC, Williamson GJ, Knibbs LD, Horsley J, Rolfe MI, Cope A, Barnett AG, Cowie CT, Heyworth JS, Jalaludin B, Serre M, Morgan GG. 2017 Blending Multiple Nitrogen Dioxide Data Sources for Neighborhood Estimates of Long-Term Exposure for Health Research. Environmental Science and technology; 51(21):12473-12480. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03035. Epub 2017 Oct 10. [pdf]

Guérette, Elise-Andrée; Paton-Walsh, Clare; Kubistin, Dagmar; Humphries, Ruhi; Bhujel, Mahendra; Buchholz, Rebecca R; Chambers, Scott; Cheng, Min; Davy, Perry; Dominick, Doreena; Galbally, Ian; Griffith, David W T; Griffiths, Alan; Keywood, Melita; Lawson, Sarah; Molloy, Suzie; Selleck, Paul; Simmons, Jack; Wilson, Stephen R (2017): Measurements of Urban, Marine and Biogenic Air (MUMBA): characterisation of trace gases and aerosol at the urban, marine and biogenic interface in summer in Wollongong, Australia. PANGAEA, doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.871982,

Above data supplement to: Paton-Walsh, Clare; Guérette, Elise-Andrée; Kubistin, Dagmar; Humphries, Ruhi; Wilson, Stephen R; Dominick, Doreena; Galbally, Ian; Buchholz, Rebecca R; Bhujel, Mahendra; Chambers, Scott; Cheng, Min; Cope, Martin; Davy, Perry; Emmerson, Kathryn; Griffith, David W T; Griffiths, Alan; Keywood, Melita; Lawson, Sarah; Molloy, Suzie; Rea, Geraldine; Selleck, Paul; Shi, Xue; Simmons, Jack; Velazco, Voltaire (2017): The MUMBA Campaign: Measurements of Urban, Marine and Biogenic Air. Earth System Science Data, 9(1), 349-362, doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-349-2017 [pdf]

Lowe E. C., Threlfall C. G., Wilder S. M., Hochuli D. F., (2017). Environmental drivers of spider community composition at multiple scales along an urban gradient. Biodiversity and Conservation. DOI 10.1007/s10531-017-1466-x journal link (restricted access)

Elise-Andrée Guérette, Monk, K., Utembe, S., Silver, J., Emmerson, K., Griffiths, A., Duc, H., Chang, L., Trieu, T., Jiang, N., Scorgie, Y., Cope4, M. and Paton-Walsh, C., (2017). Evaluation of regional air quality models over sydney, Australia. Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference 2017 [Conference presentation - extended abstract here]

Ives, C. D, Oke, C., Hehir, A., Gordon, A., Wang, Y., Bekessy, S. A., (2017) Capturing residents' values for urban green space: Mapping, analysis and guidance for practice, Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 161, May 2017, Pages 32-43, ISSN 0169-2046, doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.12.010. [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Mata L., Threlfall C. G., Williams N. S. G., Hahs A. K., Malipatil M., Stork N. E., Livesley S.J. (2017), Conserving herbivorous and predatory insects in urban green spaces. Scientific Reports, 7: 40970. doi: 10.1038/srep40970 [Open Access - pdf available here]

Threlfall, C. G., Mata, L., Mackie, J. A., Hahs, A. K., Stork, N. E., Williams, N. S. G. and Livesley, S. J. (2017), Increasing biodiversity in urban green spaces through simple vegetation interventions. Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12876 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Steinemann, A. (2017). Health and Societal Effects from Exposure to Fragranced Consumer Products. Preventive Medicine Reports, 5, 45–47. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.11.011 [Open Access - pdf here]

2015 - 2016

Parris, K. M. (2016). Ecology of Urban Environments (Wiley Blackwell, Oxford).

Parris, K. M. (2016). Do we need a new theory of urban ecology? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 47, 28-31.

Knibbs LD, Coorey CP, Cowie C, Dirgawati M, Heyworth JS, Marks GB, Morawska L, Pereira G, Hewson MG. 2016. Independent validation of a national satellite-based land-use regression model for nitrogen dioxide using passive samplers, Environmental Science & Technology accepted 22 October 2016.

Dirgawati M, Heyworth JS , Wheeler AJ, McCaul KA , Blake D , Boeyen J, Cope M , Yeap BB, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Brunekreef B, Hinwood A. 2016. Development of Land Use Regression Models for Particulate Matter and Associated Components in an Area with Low Air Pollutant Concentration Airshed, Atmospheric Environment, 144:69-78.

Dirgawati M., Heyworth J. S., Wheeler A. J., McCaul K. A., Blake D., Boeyen J., Cope M., Yeap B. B., Nieuwenhuijsen M., Brunekreef B., Hinwood A., (2016). Development of Land Use Regression Models for Particulate Matter and Associated Components in an Area with Low Air Pollutant Concentration Airshed. Atmospheric Environment, 144:69-78. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.08.013 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Drijfhout, M., Kendal, D., Vohl, D. and Green, P. T., (2016). Sentiment Analysis: Ready for Conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(10): 525–526, doi: 10.1002/fee.1435 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Emmerson, K. M., Galbally, I. E., Guenther, A. B., Paton-Walsh, C., Guerette, E., Cope, M. E., Keywood, M. D., Lawson, S. J., Molloy, S. B., Dunne, E., Thatcher, M., Karl, T., and Maleknia, S. D., (2016). Current Estimates of Biogenic Emissions from Eucalypts Uncertain for Southeast Australia, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16: 6997-7011. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.08.013 [Open Access - pdf here]

Ives, C. D., Lentini, P. E., Threlfall, C. G., Ikin, K., Shanahan, D. F., Garrard, G. E., Bekessy, S. A., Fuller, R. A., Mumaw, L., Rayner, L., Rowe, R., Valentine, L. E. and Kendal, D. (2016), Cities are hotspots for threatened species. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25: 117–126. doi: 10.1111/geb.12404 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Keywood, M., Selleck, P., Galbally, I., Lawson, S., Powell, J., Cheng, M., Gillett, R., Ward, J., Harnwell, J., Dunne, E., Boast, K., Reisen, F., Molloy, S., Griffiths, A., Chambers, S., Crumeyrolle, S., Zhang, C., Zeng, J., Fedele, R., (2016). Sydney Particle Study 1 - Aerosol and gas data collection. v3. CSIRO. Data Collection. [Open Access - dataset here]

Keywood, M., Selleck, P., Galbally, I., Lawson, S., Powell, J., Cheng, M., Gillett, R., Ward, J., Harnwell, J., Dunne, E., Boast, K., Reisen, F., Molloy, S., Griffiths, A., Chambers, S., Crumeyrolle, S., Zhang, C., Zeng, J., Fedele, R., (2016). Sydney Particle Study 2 - Aerosol and gas data collection. v3. CSIRO. Data Collection. [Open Access - dataset here]

Knibbs L. D., Coorey C. P., Cowie C., Dirgawati M., Heyworth J. S., Marks G. B., Morawska L., Pereira G., Hewson M. G., (2016). Independent validation of a national satellite-based land-use regression model for nitrogen dioxide using passive samplers, Environmental Science & Technology, accepted 22 October 2016. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03428 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Lohr, V. I., Kendal, D., Dobbs, C., (2016) Urban trees worldwide have low species and genetic diversity, posing high risks of tree loss as stresses from climate change increase, Acta Hortic. 1108, 263-270. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1108.34 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Mata L., Garrard G. E., Kutt A. S., Wintle B. C., En Chee Y., Backstrom A., Bainbridge B., Urlus J., Brown G. W., Tolsma A. D., Yen A. L., New T. R., Bekessy S. A., (Online, 6 September 2016) Eliciting and integrating expert knowledge to assess the viability of the critically endangered golden sun-moth Synemon plana. Austral Ecology. 42: 297–308. doi: 10.1111/aec.12431 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Sinnott, R. O. and the AURIN Technical Team (2016), The Australian Data-Driven Urban Research Platform: Systems Paper. Australian Economic Review, 49: 208–223. doi: 10.1111/1467-8462.12152 [Open Access - pdf here]

Sinnott, R.O., Bayliss, C., Bromage, A. et al., (2016). Journal of Grid Computing 14: 603. doi: 10.1007/s10723-016-9372-0. [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Steinemann, A., (2016). Fragranced Consumer Products: Exposures and Effects from Emissions, Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health 9: 861. doi: 10.1007/s11869-016-0442-z [Open Access - pdf here]

Torabi, N., Mata, L., Gordon, A., Garrard, G., Wescott, W., Dettmann, P., & Bekessy, S. A. (2016). The money or the trees: What drives landholders' participation in biodiverse carbon plantings? Global Ecology and Conservation, 7: 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2016.03.008 [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Wilson A., Kendal D., and Moore J. L., (2016). Humans and Ornamental Plants: A Mutualism? Ecopsychology. 8(4): 257-263. doi: 10.1089/eco.2015.0077. [Restricted Access - journal homepage here]

Parris, K. M. (2015). Ecological impacts of road noise and options for mitigation. Pp. 151-158 in R. van der Ree, C. Grilo and D. Smith (eds), Handbook of Road Ecology (Wiley Blackwell, Oxford).