Publications

Journal publications

2020

-HTML- Pandolfi JM*, Staples TL*, Kiessling W (2020). Increased extinction in the emergence ofn ovel ecological communities. Science. 10.1126/science.abb3996.

* Equal contribution as first author

-HTML- Hill J, Bourke L, Horton C, Staples TL, Lovelock CE (2020). Limited relationships between mangrove forest structure and hydro-edaphic conditions in subtropical Queensland, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106930

-HTML- Clarke LJ, Jones PJ, Ammitzboll H, Barmuta LA, Breed MF, Chariton A, Charleston M, Dakwa V, Dewi F, Eri R, Fountain-Jones NM, Freeman J, Kendal D, McDougal R, Raes EJ, Li, SSS, Staples TL, Sutcliffe B, Vemuri R, Weyrich LS, Flies EJ (2020). Mainstreaming
Microbes across Biomes. Bioscience. 10.1093/biosci/biaa057.

-PDF- -HTML- Staples TL, Mayfield MM, England JR and Dwyer JM (2020). Comparing the recovery of richness, structure and biomass in naturally regrowing and planted reforestation. Restoration Ecology. doi: 10.1111/rec.13077.

-HTML- Ola A, Staples TL, Robinson N and Lovelock CE (2020). Plasticity in the above- and below-ground development of mangrove seedlings in response to variation in soil bulk density. Coasts and Estuaries. doi: 10.1007/s12237-019-00660-9.

2019

-PDF- -HTML- Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JR and Mayfield MM (2019). Productivity does not correlate with species and functional diversity in Australian reforestation plantings across a wide climate gradient. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/geb.12962.

-PDF- -HTML- Staples TL, Dwyer JM, Wainwright CE and Mayfield MM (2019). Applied ecological research is on the rise but connectivity barriers persist between four major subfields. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13373.

-HTML- Gomez Cabrera, MdC, Young JM, Roff G, Staples TL, Ortiz JC, Pandolfi JM and Cooper A (2019). Broadening the taxonomic scope of coral reef paleoecological studies using ancient DNA. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.15038.

2018 and earlier

-PDF- -HTML- Wainwright CE, Staples TL, Charles LS, Flanagan TC, Lai HR,  Loy X, Reynolds VA and Mayfield MM (2018). Links between community ecology theory and ecological restoration are on the rise. Journal of Applied Ecology. 55:570–581. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12975.

-PDF- -HTML- Staples TL, Dwyer JM, Loy X and Mayfield MM (2016). Potential mechanisms of coexistence in closely related forbs. Oikos 125:1812–1823. doi: 10.1111/oik.03180.

Pre-prints

 

-HTML- Pandolfi JM, Staples TL, Kiessling W (2020). The rise and fall of novel ecological communities. bioRxiv. 10.1101/2020.06.02.131037.

​Conference presentations

-PDF- -VIDEO- Staples TL, Pandolfi J & Kiessling, W (2020). Quantifying the novel ecosystem concept. International Statistical Ecology Conference, virtual. Speed talk/poster.

Staples TL, Pandolfi J (2018). Community dynamics and species co-occurrence over 3,000 years
of coral reef development. Ecological Society of Australia, Brisbane, QLD. Contributed oral
presentation.

Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JE, Mayfield MM (2017). Acacia and Eucalyptus growth in multi-species reforestation. Ecological Society of Australia, Hunter Valley. Contributed oral presentation.

Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JE, Mayfield MM (2017). No diversity-productivity relationship in Australian forest plantings. Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon. Contributed oral presentation.

Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JE, Mayfield MM (2016). No diversity-productivity relationship in Australian forest plantings. Ecological Society of Australia, Freemantle, WA. Contributed oral presentation.

Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JE, Mayfield MM (2016). Carbon-diversity co-benefits in Australian forest plantings, New Zealand Ecological Society and Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia, Hamilton, NZ. Contributed oral presentation.


Staples TL, Dwyer JM, England JE, Mayfield MM (2015). No productivity gain from diverse forest plantings. Ecological Society of Australia, Adelaide, SA. Poster presentation.

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