Supervising Scientist Division

Supervising Scientist Annual Report 2003 - 2004: Appendix 3

Supervising Scientist, Darwin, 2004
ISBN 0 642 24391 3
ISSN 0 158-4030

Appendix 3 - Presentations to conferences and symposia

Bayliss P & Finlayson CM, Progress report on th ISP Landscape Program (2003-2004) in the Alligator Rivers Region. Discussion paper for the 13th meeting of the Alligator Rivers Region Technical Committee, 15-17 March 2004.

Bayliss P & Pfitzner K, Preliminary assessment of revegetation success at Nabarlek. Nabarlek Minesite Technical Committee, March 2004.

Bayliss P & Pfitzner K, Preliminary assessment of revegetation success at Nabarlek, Alligator Rivers Region Technical Committee Meeting, March 2004.

Bellio MG & Finlayson M, Planning a wetland monitoring program - integrated models. Paper presented at the 10th Wetland Training Course organised by WATC-RIZA (Wetland Advisory & Training Centre - Rijksinstituut voor Integraal Zoet water beheer en Afvalwaterzuivering - Institute for Inland Water Management and Waste Water Treatment), September 2003, Isle of Terschelling, The Netherlands.

Bellio MG, Bayliss P, Dostine P, Boyden J & Finlayson M, Landscape scale analysis of the value of waterbirds in the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Australia. Paper presented at 2nd Australasian Ornithological Conference, Canberra ACT, 10-13 December 2003.

Bellio MG, Bayliss P, Morton S & Chatto R, Status and conservation of the Little Curlew (Numenius minutus) on its over-wintering grounds in Australia: open questions. Poster presented at Waterbirds Around the World Conference, 4-8 April 2004, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Boggs GS, Evans KG & Devonport CC, Rugged plateaus and extensive floodplains - modelling landform evolution in a northern Australian catchment. Charles Darwin University, 10 March 2004.

Bollhöfer A, The use of lead isotopes for research and monitoring the environmental impacts of uranium mining. Department of the Environment and Heritage Building Darwin, September 2003.

Bollhöfer A, Radiological assessment of the rehabilitated Nabarlek uranium mine. Mirambeena Resort Darwin, November 2003.

Buckle D, Pidgeon R, Walden D, Luxon R & Bishop K, The monitoring of fish communities in shallow back-flow billabongs in relation to Ranger Uranium Mine, Northern Territory. Paper presented at Joint Australian Society for Limnology and New Zealand Limnology Society Congress, Deakin University, Warnambool, Victoria, 1-5 December 2003.

Cameron A & Humphrey C, Monitoring of the Ranger Uranium Mine, NT, using aquatic macroinvertebrates - 1988 to 2002. Paper presented at Joint Australian Society for Limnology and New Zealand Limnology Society Congress, Deakin University, Warnambool, Victoria, 1-5 December 2003.

Christopherson P, Lawson V, McGregor S, Bayliss P, Kennett R & Boyden JM, Smoke on the water: Fire management in the wetlands of Kakadu National Park, Paper presented at CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems and the 3rd International Wildlife Management Conference, New Zealand, November 2003.

Daniel M, Linking natural resource management research and the community. Katherine Natural Resource Management Research Forum, Katherine, 20 November 2003.

Daniel M & Elphick D, Supervising Scientist Division roles, research and monitoring. West Arnhem Regional Council - Northern Land Council, Jabiru, 29 August 2003.

Evans KG & Loch RJ, Erosion and landform stability. Session conducted at Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) Mine Rehabilitation Workshop, November 2003, Brisbane.

Finlayson CM, Bellio M, Lowry J, van Dam R & Bayliss P, A sustainable future for Australia's tropical wetlands: maintenance of their ecological character and drivers of change. Paper given at Tropical Rivers Forum, 1-3 February 2004, Darwin.

Finlayson M & Bellio MG, Southern Gulf waterbirds and wetlands: an international context. Paper presented at WWF-Australia Gulf Wetlands Forum, Karumba, 5-7 May 2004.

Finlayson M, A fable from northern Australia: adaptive management of the floodplain wetlands. Paper presented at Professor WD Williams Symposium, Adelaide, 27-28 November 2003.

Finlayson M, Building a scientific basis for maintaining the ecological character of wetlands: an example from northern Australia. Paper presented at Joint Australian Society for Limnology and New Zealand Limnology Society Congress, Deakin University, Warnambool, Victoria, 1-5 December 2003.

Finlayson M, Tropical wetlands and climate change. Paper presented at NRM Climate Change Conference, Surfers Paradise, November 2003.

Finlayson M, Overview on the Ramsar STRP program. Paper presented at Interlinkages side event, Convention on Biological Diversity, Kuala Lumpur, 7-13 February 2004.

Finlayson M, Summary of information (including gaps and data paucity) in the condition and trends assessment of inland waters and coastal systems. Paper presented at Millennium Ecosystem Assessment pre-CoP event, Convention on Biological Diversity, Kuala Lumpur, 7-13 February 2004.

Finlayson M, Wetlands research - a national and international venture. Paper presented at Supervising Scientist 25th Anniversary Seminar, 14 May 2004, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT.

Finlayson M, Bayliss P, Walden D, Lowry J & Bellio M, Multi-scalar landscape analyses and risk assessments of major pressures in the Kakadu region, northern Australia. Paper presented at the IALE Conference, Darwin NT, July 14-17 2003.

Finlayson M, Bellio MG & van Dam R, Climate change and wetlands - implications for northern Australia. Paper presented at WWF-Australia Gulf Wetlands Forum, Karumba, 5-7 May 2004.

Finlayson M, Gitay H, Bellio MG & van Dam R, Climate change, variability, and multiple pressures on wetlands and waterbirds. Paper presented at Waterbirds around the world', Edinburgh, 4-8 April 2004.

Fry B, OSS - the early days. Paper presented at Supervising Scientist 25th Anniversary Seminar, 14 May 2004, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT.

Humphrey C, Assuring sustainability: Aquatic ecosystems. Session conducted at Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) Mine Rehabilitation Workshop, November 2003, Brisbane.

Humphrey C, Monitoring potential impacts of uranium mining in the Alligator Rivers Region: Practical considerations. Northern Territory University, July 2003.

Johnston A, 25 years of environmental research: Highlights of the uranium program. Paper presented at Supervising Scientist 25th Anniversary Seminar, 14 May 2004, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT.

Johnston A, Humphrey C & Martin P, Protection of the environment from the effects of ionising radiation associated with uranium mining. International Conference on the Protection of the Environment from the Effects of Ionizing Radiation. Stockholm, Sweden, 6-10 October 2003.

Lowry JB, Lopez A, Finlayson CM, Davies J, Tagi K & Miyabayashi Y, Landscape scale analyses of Asian wetlands - a protocol in support of the Ramsar convention on wetlands. Paper presented at the IALE World Congress, Darwin NT, July 14-17 2003.

Martin P, Bollhöfer A, Evans K, Pfitzner K, Hancock GR, Grabham MK, Storm J, Tims S & Ryan B, Radiological assessment of the rehabilitated Nabarlek uranium mine, Paper presented at Australasian Radiation Protection Societey (ARPS) Conference 2003, 26-29 October, Hobart, Tasmania.

Martin P, Bollhöfer A, Evans K, Pfitzner K, Hancock GR, Grabham MK, Storm J, Tims S & Ryan B, Radiological assessment of the rehabilitated Nabarlek uranium mine, Paper presented at the AusIMM meeting, November 2003, Mirambeena Resort, Darwin.

Moliere D, Baseline hydrology characteristics. Paper presented at Hydstra User Group Meeting, 27-28 Aug 2003, Hobart.

Pfitzner K, An introduction to hyperspectral remote sensing. Charles Darwin University, April 2004.

Pfitzner K, An introduction to airborne gamma remote sensing. Charles Darwin University, May 2004.

Pfitzner K, Nabarlek radiological anomalous area and update on remote sensing for revegetation assessment. Nabarlek Minesite Technical Committee, March 2004.

Saynor MJ, Erskine WD, Evans KG & Eliot I, Influence of riparian vegetation on bank erosion rates in the Ngarradj catchment around Jabiluka mine. Paper presented at 11th Australian and New Zealand Geomorphology Group Conference, 15-20 February 2004, Mount Buffalo, Victoria.

van Dam RA, Finlayson M, Bayliss P, Humphrey C, Martin P & Evans K 2004. The multiple benefits of conceptual models: Contaminant pathways from Ranger Uranium Mine. Paper presented at Workshop on Contaminants and Ecological Risk Assessment. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - Land and Water, 5-7 April 2004, Adelaide.

van Dam RA & Finlayson M, Wetland evaluation and risk assessment. Paper presented at Workshop for the development of an inventory of Queensland wetlands for intervention, 8-9 December 2003, Townsville, Australia.

Waggitt P, Office of the Supervising Scientist 1978-2004: Development of the supervisory process. Paper presented at Supervising Scientist 25th Anniversary Seminar, 14 May 2004, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT.

Walden D 2004. The upstream zone of the SSD river - fun and frivolity in the old days. Paper presented at Supervising Scientist 25th Anniversary Seminar, 14 May 2004, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT.