Australian Institute of Alpine Studies

Dr Will Osborne

Will Osborne


Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra



contact details

Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra, ACT 2601 , Australia, Tel: (02) 6201 5377, Fax: (02) 6201 5030

research interests


Hunter, D, Osborne, W, Marantelli, G & Green, K (1999) Implementation of a population augmentation project for remnant populations of the southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), In: Campbell, A (ed) Declines and disappearances of Australian frogs, Environment Australia, Canberra, pp. 158-167

Green K. & Osborne W. S. (1998). Snow as a selecting force on the alpine fauna. In: Snow: A Natural History; an Uncertain Future. (Ed. K. Green) pp 141-164 (Australian Alps Liaison Committee, Canberra).

Osborne W. S., Davis, M.S. & Green K. (1998). Temporal and spatial variation in snow cover. In: Snow: A Natural History; an Uncertain Future. (Ed. K. Green) pp 56-68. (Australian Alps Liaison Committee, Canberra).

Osborne, W.S., Littlejohn, M.J. & Thomson, S.A. (1996). Former distribution and apparent disappearance of Litoria aurea complex from the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Australian Zoologist, 30(2):190-198.

McElhinney, N.A. & Osborne, W.S. (1995). Information sheet on Ramsar Wetlands, Ginini Flats Subalpine Bog Complex. Ramsar Nomination for ACT Parks and Conservation Service. Applied Ecology Research Group, University of Canberra.

Osborne, W. (1995). A review of the conservation status of frogs in the Australian Alps. 23rd Meeting of the Australian Society of Herpetologists, Laurel Hill, NSW. February 9-12, 1995.

Osborne, W.S. & Green, K. (1995). Cyclodomorphus praealtus (Reptilia, Squamata): a proposal that availablity of the specific name be taken from the intended description by Shea, 1995. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 52(3):257-258.

Gillespie, G.R., Osborne, W.S. & McElhinney, N.A. (1995). The conservation status of frogs in the Australian Alps: A review. In: Report to the Australian Alps Liaison Committee, pp:1-56.

Green K. & Osborne, W.S. (1994). Wildlife of the Australian Snow-Country. Reed, Sydney. 200pp.

Osborne, W.S. (1994). Continuing population declines in the Australian corroboree frog: evidence of a deterioration of climate?, Second World Congress of Herpetology, Adelaide, January 1994.

Osborne W.S. & Green, K. (1992). Seasonal changes in composition, abundance and foraging behaviour of birds in the Snowy Mountains. Emu, 92, 93-105.

Osborne, W.S. (1992). Rare and endangered: The corroboree frog. Australian Natural History, 1992:16-17.

Osborne, W.S. & Norman, J.H. (1991). Conservation genetics of corroboree frogs, Pseudophryne corroboree Moore (Anura: Myobatrachidae): population subdivision and divergence. Australian Journal of Zoology, 39:285-297.

Osborne, W.S. (1991). The biology and management of the corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree) in NSW. Species Management Report No. 8, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Osborne, W.S. (1989). Distribution, relative abundance and conservation status of the corroboree frog Pseudophryne corroboree Moore (Anura: Myobatrachidae). Australian Wildlife Research, 16:537-547

Osborne W.S., M. Preece, Green, K. & Green, M. (1978). Gungartan: A winter fauna survey above 1500 metres. Victorian Naturalist 95, 226-35.

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