Australian Institute of Alpine Studies

dr Samantha Grover



Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University



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Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne VIC 3800, Ph: (03) 9902 4664

research interests


Beringer, J., Hacker, J., Hutley, L.B., Leuning, R., Arndt, S.K., Amiri, R., Bannehr, L., Cernusak, L.A., Grover, S.P.P., Hensley, C., Hocking, D., Isaac, P., Jamali, H., Kanniah, K., Livesley, S.J., Neininger, B., Kyaw Tha Paw, U., Sea, W., Straten, D., Tapper, N.J., Weinmann, R., Wood, S. & Zegelin, S. 2011. SPECIAL - Savanna Patterns of Energy and Carbon Integrated Across the Landscape. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, November, 1-20.

Grover, S.P.P. 2001. The hydrology and characteristics of peat soils of the Victorian Alps. Honours thesis, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Grover, S.P.P. 2006. Carbon and water dynamics of peat soils in the Australian Alps. PhD thesis, La Trobe, Melbourne.

Grover, S.P.P. & Baldock, J.A. 2010. Carbon decomposition processes in a peat from the Australian Alps. European Journal of Soil Science, 61, 217-230.

Grover, S.P.P. & Baldock, J.A. in press. Carbon chemistry and mineralisation of peat soils, from the Australian Alps. European Journal of Soil Science.

Grover, S.P.P. & Baldock, J.A. in review. The link between peat hydrology and decomposition: beyond von Post. Journal of Hydrology.

Grover, S.P.P., Baldock, J.A. & Jacobsen, G.E. 2011a. Accumulation and attrition of peat soils in the Australian Alps: isotopic dating evidence. Austral Ecology.

Grover, S.P.P., Livesley, S.J., Hutley, L.B., Jamali, H., Fest, B., Beringer, J., Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Arndt, S.K. 2011b. Land use change and the impact on greenhouse gas exchange in north Australian savanna soils. Biogeosciences Discussions, 8, 1-37.

Grover, S.P.P., McKenzie, B.M., Baldock, J.A. & Papst, W.A. 2005. Chemical characterisation of bog peat and dried peat of the Australian Alps. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 43, 963-971.

Jamali, H., Livesley, S.J., Grover, S.P.P., Dawes, T.Z., Hutley, L.B., Cook, G.D. & Arndt, S.K. 2011. The importance of termites to the CH4 balance of a tropical savanna woodland of northern Australia. Ecosystems, 14, 698-709.

Livesley, S.J., Grover, S.P.P., Hutley, L.B., Jamali, H., Butterbach-Bahl, K., Fest, B., Beringer, J. & Arndt, S.K. 2011. Seasonal variation and fire effects on CH4, N2O and CO2 exchange in savanna soils of northern Australia. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 115, 1440-1452.

Paltridge, N.G., Grover, S.P.P., Gouyi, L., Tao, J., Unkovich, M.J., Tashi, N. & Coventry, D.R. 2011. Soils, crop nutrient status and nutrient dynamics on small-holder farms in central Tibet, China. Plant and Soil, 348, 219-229.

Paltridge, N.G., Tao, J., Unkovich, M.J., Bonamano, A., Gason, A., Grover, S.P.P., Wilkins, J., Tashi, N. & Coventry, D.R. 2009. Agriculture in central Tibet: an assessment of climate, farming systems, and strategies to boost production. Crop and Pasture Science, 60, 627-639.

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