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Australian Alpine Research Bibliography: references u to z

Talent, J.A. (1965) Geomorphic forms and processes in the highlands of eastern Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 78, 119-134.

Tengia, B., Taylor, M. and Kirkpatrick, J.B. (2016) Conservation tool or threatening process? Management implications of interactions of cattle with vegetation and land at the Vale of Belvoir reserve. Ecological Management and Restoration 17, 1-5.

Thomas, A. (1991) Giandarra Bog, NSW – a natural record of environmental change. BSc(Hons) thesis, ADFA, UNSW, Canberra.

Thomas, D.G. (1987) The effect of hard weather on bird abundance. Tasmanian Bird Report 16, 17-20.

Thomas, I. and Hope, G. S. (1994) An example of Holocene vegetation stability from Camerons Lagoon, a near treeline site on the Central Plateau, Tasmania. Australian Journal of Ecology 19, 150-158.

Thompson, J. (1981) A key to the plants of the subalpine and alpine zones of the Kosciusko region. Telopea 2, 219-297.

Tilzey, R.D.J. (1976) Observations on interactions between indigenous Galaxiidae and introduced Salmonidae in the Lake Eucumbene catchment, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 27, 551-564.

Timms, B.V. (1980) The benthos of Kosciusko glacial lakes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 104, 119-125.

Timms, B.V., Morton, J. and Green, K. (2013). Temporal changes in the macroinvertebrate fauna of two glacial lakes, Cootapatamba and Albina, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 135, 45-54.

Tolsma, A.D., Read, S.M. and Tolhurst, K.G. (2007) Roots of Australian alpine plant species contain high levels of stored carbohydrates independent of post-fire regeneration strategy. Australian Journal of Botany 55, 771-779.

Tolsma, A.D., Tolhurst, K.G. and Read, S.M. (2010) Effects of fire, post-fire defoliation, drought and season on regrowth and carbohydrate reserves of alpine snowgrass Poa fawcettiae (Poaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 58, 157-168.

Tolsma, A.D. (2002) The effects of fire and grazing on the energy reserves of resprouting plants in Victoria’s alpine grasslands. PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne.

Troughton, E. (1946) Report on the mammals. In: Report to the trustees of Kosciusko State Park by the Joint scientific committee of the Linnean Society of N.S.W. and the Royal Zoological Society of N.S.W.

Turner A. (1980) The Conservation Status of Kosciusko National Park Government Printer Sydney.

Turner, J.S., Crocker, R.L., Evans, J.W., and Costin, A.B. (1957) A Report on the Condition of the High Mountain Catchment of New South Wales and Victoria. Australian Academy of Science, Canberra.

Van de Geer, G., Fitzsimons, S.J. and Colhoun, E.A. (1989) Holocene to middle last glaciation vegetation history at Newall Creek, western Tasmania, New Phytologist 111, 549-558.

van Rees, H., Papst, W.A., McDougall, K.L. and Boston, R.C. (1985) Trends in vegetation cover in the grassland community on the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Australian Rangeland Journal 7, 93-98.

Venn, S.E. (2001) Environmental determinants of vegetation patterns in snowpatch communities on the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Honours thesis. Department of Botany, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.

Venn, S.E. (2007) Plant recruitment across alpine summits in south-eastern Australia. PhD thesis. Department of Botany, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.

Venn, S.E., Green, K., Pickering, C.M. and Morgan, J.W. (2011) Using plant functional traits to explain community composition across a strong environmental filter in Australian alpine snowpatches. Plant Ecology 212, 1491-1499.

Venn, S.E. and Morgan, J.W. (2007) Phytomass and phenology of three alpine snowpatch species across a natural snowmelt gradient Australian Journal of Botany 55, 450–456

Venn, S.E. and Morgan, J.W. (2009) Germination characteristics of Mountain Celery Aciphylla glacialis (F. Muell.) Benth. (Apiaceae). Victorian Naturalist 126. 4-12

Venn, S.E. and Morgan, J.W. (2009) Patterns in alpine seedling emergence and establishment across a stress gradient of mountain summits in south-eastern Australia. Plant Ecology and Diversity 2, 5–16

Venn, S.E. and Morgan, J.W. (2010) Soil seedbank composition and dynamics across alpine summits in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 58, 349-362.

Venn, S.E. and Morgan, J.W. (2005) Patterns in alpine vegetation across an altitudinal gradient in Victoria, Australia: an example of 'space for time substitution' in order to assess the potential effects of climate change. pp 165-166 In MF Price (ed.). Global Change in Mountain Regions. Sapiens Publishing, Duncow

Venn, S.E., Morgan, J.W. and Green, P.T. (2009) Do facilitative interactions with neighboring plants assist the growth of seedlings at high altitudes in alpine Australia? Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 41, 381-387.

Venn, S.E., Morgan, J.W. and Lord, J.M. (2013) Foliar freezing resistance of Australian alpine species over the growing season. Austral Ecology 38,152-161.

Venn, S.E. Pickering, C.M. and Green, K. (2012) Short-term variation in species richness across an altitudinal gradient of alpine summits. Biodiversity Conservation 21, 3157-3186.

Venn S.E., Pickering C.M. and Green K. (2014) Spatial and temporal functional changes in alpine summit vegetation are driven by increases in shrubs and graminoids. Annals of Botany 6, 1-15.

Visoiu, M. & Whinam, J. (2015) Extreme weather conditions correspond with localised vegetation death at Cradle Mountain, Tasmania. Environmental Management and Restoration 16, 76-78.

Wahren, C.-H., Williams, R.J. and Papst, W.A. (2001) Alpine and subalpine snow patch vegetation on the Bogong High Plains, SE Australia. Journal of Vegetation Science 12, 779-790

Wahren, C-H., Williams, R.J. and Papst, W.A. (2001). Vegetation change and ecological processes in alpine and subalpine Sphagnum bogs of the Bogong High Plains, Victoria, Australia. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 33, 357-368.

Wahren, C-H., Papst, W.A. and Williams, R.J. (2001) Early post-fire regeneration in sub-alpine heathland and grassland in the Victorian Alpine National Park, south-eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 26, 670-679.

Wahren, C-H., Williams, R.J. and Papst, W.A. (1999) Alpine and subalpine wetland vegetation on the Bogong High Plains, south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 47, 165-188.

Wahren, C-H., Williams, R.J. and Papst, W.A. (2000) Alpine and subalpine snow patch vegetation on the Bogong High Plains, SE Australia. Journal of Vegetation Science 12, 779-790.

Wahren, C-H., Papst W.A. and Williams, R.J. (1994) Long-term vegetation change in relation to cattle grazing in subalpine grassland and heathland on the Bogong High Plains: an analysis of vegetation records from 1945 to 1994. Australian Journal of Botany 42, 607- 639.

Wahren, C-H., Walker, M.D., and Bret-Harte, M.S. (2005) Vegetation responses in Alaskan arctic tundra after 8 years of a summer warming and winter snow manipulation experiment. Global Change Biology 11, 537-552.

Wahren, C-H.A., Papst, W.A. and Williams, R.J. 2001. Early post-fire regeneration in subalpine heathland and grassland in the Victorian Alpine National Park, south-eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 26, 670-679.

Walford, F. (1928) The mountain minnow. Australian Museum Magazine 3, 274-277.

Walford, F. (1940) The mountain minnow. Some additional notes. Australian Museum Magazine 7, 234-237.

Walsh, N.G., Barley, R.H. and Gullan, P.K. (1984) The alpine vegetation of Victoria (excluding the Bogong High Plains region). Environmental Studies Publication Number 376. Department of Conservation Forests and Lands Victoria.

Walsh, N.G., Barley, R.H., Gullan, P.K. (1986) The alpine vegetation of Victoria, excluding the Bogong High Plains region. Muelleria 6, 265-292.

Walsh, N.G. and McDougall, K. (2002) Calotis pubescens (Asteraceae), change in rank and notes on its distribution and ecology. Muelleria 16, 43-45.

Walsh, N.G., and McDougall K.L. (2004) Progress in the recovery of treeless subalpine vegetation in Kosciuszko National Park after the 2003 fires. Cunninghamia 8, 439-452.

Walter M. and Broome L. (1998) Snow as a factor in animal hibernation and dormancy. pp. 165-191 In: K. Green. (ed.) Snow: a natural history; an uncertain future, Australian Alps Liaison Committee, Canberra.

Walter, M.J. and Hone, J. (2003) The comparison of three aerial survey techniques to estimate the abundance of wild horses in the Australian Alps. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31, 1138-1149.

Wapstra, E., Swain, R., Jones, S.M. and O'Reilly, J. (1999) Geographic and annual variation in reproductive cycles in the Tasmanian spotted snow skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata : Scincidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 47, 539-550.

Wardlaw I. F. (1998) Plant activity beneath the snow. pp 113-124 In: K. Green (ed) Snow: A natural history; an uncertain future, Australian Alps Liason Committee, Canberra.

Wardlaw, I. F., Moncur, M. W. and Totterdell, C. J. (1989) The growth and development of Caltha introloba F. Muell. I. The pattern and control of flowering. Australian Journal of Botany 37, 275-289.

Wardlaw, I. F., Moncur, M. W. and Totterdell, C. J. (1989) The growth and development of Caltha introloba F. Muell. II. The regulation of germination, growth and photosynthesis by temperature. Australian Journal of Botany 37, 291-303.

Warrant, E., Frost, B., Green, K., Mouritsen, H., Dreyer, D, Adden, A., Brauburger, K. and Heinze, S. (2016) The Australian Bogong moth Agrotis infusa: A long-distance nocturnal navigator. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10 doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00077

Way, D.A., Holly, C., Bruhn, D., Ball, M.C. and Atkin, O.K. (2015) Diurnal and seasonal variation in light and dark respiration in field-grown Eucalyptus pauciflora. Tree Physiol 35, 840-849.

Wearne, L.J. and Morgan J.W. (2004) Community-level changes in Australian subalpine vegetation following invasion by the non-native shrub Cytisus scoparius. Journal of Vegetation Science 15, 595-604.

Wearne, L.J. and Morgan, J.W. (2001) Floristic composition and variability of subalpine grasslands in the Mt Hotham region, north-eastern Victoria. Australian Journal of Botany 49, 721-734.

Wearne, L.J. and Morgan, J.W. (2001) Recent forest encroachment into subalpine grasslands near Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia. Arctic, Antarctic And Alpine Research 33, 369-377.

Wearne, L.J. and Morgan, J.W. (2006) Shrub invasion into subalpine vegetation: implications for the restoration of the native ecosystem. Plant Ecology 183, 361-376.

Welch, H.E. (1963) Aphimermis bogongae sp. nov. and Hexamermis cavicola sp. nov. from Australian bogong moth Agrotis infusa (Boisd.) with a review of the genus Amphimermis Kaburaki and Immura, 1932 (Nematoda: Mermithidae). Parasitology 53, 55-62.

Wellman P. (1982) The southeastern highlands: a geological and environmental history from 100 million years ago to the present. Victorian Naturalist 99, 110-120.

Wellman, P. (1987) Eastern Highlands of Australia; their uplift and erosion, Bureau of Mineral Resources Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 10, 277-286.

Western, A., Rutherfurd, I., Sirawardena, L, Lawrence, R.E., Ghadirian, P., Coates, F. and White, M. (2009) The geography and hydrology of high country peatlands in Victoria Part 2. The influence of peatlands on catchment hydrology. Technical Report 174, Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Melbourne

Whetton P.H., Haylock M.R. and Galloway R.W. (1996) Climate change and snow-cover duration in the Australian Alps. Climatic Change 32, 447-479.

Whetton P.H. (1998) Climate change impacts on the spatial extent of snow-cover in the Australian Alps. pp. 195-206 In: K. Green. (ed.) Snow: a natural history; an uncertain future, Australian Alps Liaison Committee, Canberra.

Whinam, J., Barmuta, L.A. and Chilcott, N. (2001) Floristic description and environmental relationships of Tasmanian Sphagnum communities and their conservation management. Australian Journal of Botany 49, 673-685.

Whinam, J., Cannell, E.J., Kirkpatrick, J.B. and Comfort, M. (1994) Studies on the potential impact of recreational horseriding on some alpine environments of the Central Plateau, Tasmania Journal of Environmental Management.40, 103-117.

Whinam, J. and Chilcott, N. (2002) Floristic description and environmental relationships of Sphagnum communities in NSW and the ACT and their conservation management. Cunninghamia 7, 463-500.

Whinam J., Chilcott N. and Morgan J.W. (2003) Floristic composition and environmental relationships of Sphagnum-dominated communities in Victoria. Cunninghamia 8, 162-174.

Whinam, J., Eberhard, S. Kirkpatrick, J. and Moscal, T. (1989) Ecology and Conservation of Tasmanian Sphagnum peatlands. Tasmanian Conservation Trust, Hobart. pp107.

Whinam, J. and Hope, G.S. (eds.). (2005) The peatlands of the Australasian region. pp. 397-434 in G.M. Steiner, (ed.), Moore - von Sibirien bis Feuerland - Mires - from Siberia to Tierra del Fuego. Biologiezentrum der Oberoesterreichischen Landesmuseen Neue Serie 35, Linz.

Whinam, J., Hope, G.S., Adam, P., Clarkson B., Alspach, P., and Buxton, R. (2003) Sphagnum peatlands of Australasia: the resource, its utilisation and management. Wetlands Ecology and Management 11, 37-49

Whinam, J., Hope, G.S., Good, R. and Wright, G. (2010) Five years of post-fire monitoring of the recovery of Sphagnum shrub bogs in the ACT and NSW, Australia. Terra Australis. 32, 363-379

Whinam, J. and Kirkpatrick, J. B. (1994) The Mount Wellington string bog, Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 128, 63-68.

Whinam, J. and Kirkpatrick, J.B. (1995) Successional sequences in two Tasmanian valley Sphagnum peatlands. Journal of Vegetation Science 6, 675-682.

Williams, J.M. (1980) Crystal Bog, Mount Buffalo: a palaeoecological study of a subalpine peat deposit, Monash Publications in Geography No. 8. Melbourne, Monash University.

Williams, N.S.G., Hahs, A.K. and Morgan, J.W. (2008) A dispersal-constrained habitat suitability model for predicting invasion of alpine vegetation. Ecological Applications 18, 347-359.

Williams, R.J. (1987) Patterns of air temperature and accumulation of snow in subalpine heathlands and grasslands on the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Australian Journal of Ecology 12, 153-163.

Williams, R.J. (1990) Cattle grazing within subalpine heathland and grassland communities on the Bogong High Plains: disturbance, regeneration and the shrub-grass balance. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 16, 255-265.

Williams, R.J. (1990) Growth of subalpine shrubs and snowgrass following a rare occurrence of frost and drought in south-eastern Australia. Arctic and Alpine Research 22, 412-422.

Williams, R.J. (1992). Gap dynamics in subalpine heathland and grassland vegetation in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Ecology 80, 343-352.

Williams, R.J. (2003) Does alpine grazing reduce blazing? Victorian Naturalist 120, 197-200. Williams, R.J., and Ashton, D.H. (1987) Effects of disturbance and grazing by cattle on the dynamics of heathland and grassland communities on the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Australian Journal of Botany 35, 413-431.

Williams, R.J., and Ashton, D.H. (1987) The composition, structure and distribution of heathland and grassland communities in the subalpine tract of the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Australian Journal of Ecology 12, 57-71.

Williams, R.J., and Ashton, D.H. (1988) Cyclical patterns of regeneration in subalpine heathland communities on the Bogong High Plains, Victoria. Australian Journal of Botany 36, 605-619.

Williams R.J. and Bradstock R.A. (2008) Large fires and biodiversity in landscapes: diversity or disaster? International Journal of Wildland Fire 17 (Issue 6; Special Issue), 688-822.

Williams, R.J. and Costin, A.B. (1994). Alpine and subalpine vegetation. pp. 467-500. In: R.H. Groves (ed.) Australian Vegetation 2nd Edn. Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.

Williams, R.J., McDougall, K.L., Wahren, C-H, Mansergh, I.M., Rosengren, N.J. and Papst W.A. (2006) Alpine Landscapes. pp 557 – 572 In: P. Attiwill and B. Wilson (eds.) Ecology: An Australian Perspective. Oxford University Press.

Williams, R.J., and Wahren, C-H. (2005) Potential impacts of global climate change on vegetation in Australian alpine landscapes: Climate change, landuse, vegetation dynamics and biodiversity conservation. pp 401-408 In: H.M. Reasoner, H. Bugmann and U. Huber (eds.) Global Change and Mountain Regions: State of Knowledge Overview. Kluwer; Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Williams, R.J., Wahren, C-H., Bradstock, R.A. and Muller, W.J. (2006) Does alpine grazing reduce blazing? A landscape test of a widely-held hypothesis. Austral Ecology 31, 925-936.

Williams, R.J., Wahren, C.-H., Stott, K.A.J., Camac, J.S., White, M., Burns, E., Harris, S., Nash, M., Morgan, J.W., Venn, S.E., Papst, W.A., Hoffmann, A.A. (2015) An International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List Ecosystems Risk Assessment for alpine snow patch herbfields, South-Eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 40, 433-443.

Williams, R.J., Wahren, C-H, Tolsma, A.D., Sanecki, G.M., Papst, W.A., Myers, B.A., McDougall, K.L., Heinze, D.A., Green, K. (2008) Large fires in Australian alpine landscapes: their part in the historical fire regime and their impacts on alpine biodiversity. International Journal of Wildland Fire 17, 793–808.

Williams, W.D., Walker, K.F. and Brand, G.W. (1970) Chemical composition of some inland surface waters and lake deposits of New South Wales. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 21, 103-116.

Wilson, S.D. (1993) Competition and resource availability in heath and grassland in the Snowy Mountains of Australia. Journal of Ecology 81, 445-451.

Wilson, S.D. (1994) The contribution of grazing to plant diversity in alpine grassland and heath. Australian Journal of Ecology 19, 137-140.

Wimbush, D.J. (1969) Studies of the pied currawong, Strepera graculina, in the Snowy Mountains. Emu 69, 72-80.

Wimbush, D.J. (1980) Vegetation. In: A. Turner (ed.) The Conservation Status of Kosciusko National Park. NPWS New South Wales, Sydney.

Wimbush, D.J. and Costin, A.B. (1973) Vegetation mapping in relation to ecological interpretation and management in the Kosciusko alpine area. CSIRO Australia Division of Plant Industry Technical paper 32, CSIRO, Melbourne.

Wimbush, D.J. and Costin, A.B. (1979) Trends in vegetation at Kosciusko. Australian Journal of Botany 27, 741-871.

Wimbush, D.J., and Costin, A.B. (1979) Trends in vegetation at Kosciusko. II. Subalpine range transects, 1959-1978. Australian Journal of Botany 27, 789-831.

Wimbush, D.J., and Costin, A.B. (1979) Trends in vegetation at Kosciusko. III. Alpine range transects, 1959-1978. Australian Journal of Botany 27, 833.871.

Wimbush, D.J. and Costin, A.B. (1983) Trends in drainage characteristics in the subalpine zone at Kosciusko. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 12, 143-154.

Wimbush, D.J. and Forrester, R.I. (1988) Effects of rabbit grazing and fire on a subalpine environment. ll Tree vegetation Australian Journal of Botany 36, 287-298.

Wood, T.G. (1971) The effects of soil fauna on the decomposition of Eucalyptus litter in the Snowy Mountains, Australia. IV Colloquium Pedobiologiae. C.R. 4eme Coll. Int. Zool. Sol. 1970, I.N.R.A., Paris, pp 349-360.

Wood, T.G. (1974) The distribution of earthworms (Megascolecidae) in relation to soils, vegetation and altitude on the slopes of Mt. Kosciusko, Australia. Journal of Animal Ecology 43, 87-105.

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Worboys, G.L. (1996) The Australian Alps National Parks and protected area management, Parks, Vol 6 No 1, IUCN, Gland pp 33-40

Worboys, G.L. (2003) A Brief Report on the 2003 Australian Alps Bushfires, Mountain Research and Development 23, 294-295

Worboys, G.L. and Good, R.B. (2011) Caring for Our Australian Alps Catchments: Summary Report for Policy Makers, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Canberra

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Worboys, G.L., Mackay, J., Spate, A.P. and Good, R.B. (1993) Protected Area Management in the Australian Alps, A Case Study: Kosciusko National Park. pp. 50-67 In: Hamilton, L.S., Bauer, D.P. and Takeuchi, H.F. (eds.) Parks, Peaks and People, East-West Center, Hawaii,

Worboys, G and Pickering, C.M. (2002) Managing mountain ecotourism at Kosciuszko. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on the Protected Areas of East Asia. IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas in East Asia Conference ‘Benefits Beyond Boundaries in East Asia’ in Taipei, Taiwan, March 18-23 2002 pp. 145-178. E2.

Worboys, G and Pickering, C.M. (2002) Managing the Kosciuszko Alpine Area: Conservation Milestones and Future Challenges. Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism, Griffith University, Gold Coast. 70 pp. ISBN 1 920704 03 5.

Worboys, G.L. and Pickering, C.M. (2003) Management of tourism in the Kosciusko alpine area. pp. 123-136 In: Celebrating Mountains: Proceeding of an International Year of the Mountains Conference. Australian Alps Liaison Committee, Canberra. November 2002.

Worthy. M. (2006) Infrequent, high magnitude erosion events in the Cotter River catchment, Namadgi National Park. pp 105-110 In: K. McCue, S. Lenz and S. Freidrich (eds.), Caring for Namadgi Science and People. National Parks Association ACT, Canberra.

Zylstra, P. (2006) Fire History Of The Australian Alps. Prehistory to 2003. Australian Alps Liaison Committee.

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