Australian Institute of Alpine Studies

Stuart Johnston

Stuart Johnston


Australian National University



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40 McIntosh Circuit, Murrumbateman NSW 2582, Australia, Mob: 0412718523

research interests


K. Green, L. Broome, D. Heinze & S. Johnston (2001) 'Long distance transportation of arsenic by migrating Bogong moths from agricultural lowlands to mountain ecosystems', Victorian Naturalist, 118 (4): 112-116 (PDF, 196Kb)

Johnston, S.W. (1995) The effects of zinc toxicity on short and tall alpine herbfields, Carruthers Peak, Kosciusko National Park, N.S.W., Australian national University, honors thesis.

Johnston, S.W. and Good, R.B. (1996). The impact of exogenous zinc on the soils and plant communities of Carruthers Peak, Kosciusko National Park NSW. In Proc. ASSSI and NZSSS National Soils Conf. Melb. Vol. 3A:117-119.

Waterford, C.J., Whittle, C.P., Graver, J.E. van S., Johnston, S.W., Allanson, R. & Weller, G.L. (1996).' An investigation into safe disposal of phosphine generating formulations.' Proc. CAF Conf. Cyprus. pp. 311-318.

Johnston,S.W. (1998).Managing degraded alpine humus soils in Kosciuszko National park NSW, A 1-soil properties. In Proc. ASSSI National Soils Conf. Bris.

Johnston, S.W. (1998). The influence of aeolian dust deposition on alpine soils in South-East Australia. in Gatehouse, R. & Greene, R. (eds.) Aeolian dust: implications for Australian mineral exploration and environmental management. ANU, CRC LEME Rep. 102.

Cousins, K., Johnston, S.W. & Field, J.B. (1998). 'Alpine soils in two catchments, Perisher Valley: changes in organic horizon structure since European settlement. Proc. 9th International Meeting of the International Humic Substances Society, Adelaide. pp. 67.

Johnston, S.W. & Ryan, M. (1999) 'Occurrence of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Tall Alpine Herbfields in Kosciuszko National Park: Implications for Rehabilitation.' Proc. 4th ANPC Conf. Albury.

Johnston, S.W. & Ryan, M. (2000). 'Occurrence of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi across a range of alpine humus soil conditions in Kosciuszko National Park, Australia.' Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 32, No. 3.

Johnston, S.W. (2000) 'The influence of aeolian dust deposits on alpine soils in South-East Australia.' Australian Journal of Soil Research. Issue 5.

McMaster, K., Johnston, S.W. & Baker, R. (2000) 'Environmental education, interpretation and visitor information in the alpine region of Kosciuszko National park', CRC for Sustainable Tourism Fact Sheet.

Johnston, S.W. & Good, R.B. (2001). 'The management of zinc toxicity during and following revegetation of eroded alpine environments.' In: Protected Area Management: principles and practice. Ed. Worboys, G. IUCN WCPA., Oxford University Press.

Johnston, S.W., Arkle, P. & Greene R. (2001) 'Australia's top tourist destination: Summer visitors to the alpine area of Kosciuszko National Park', CRC for Sustainable Tourism Fact Sheet.

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