Tag Archives: Peter Vesk

Flow regulation and drought drive riparian plant invasion

Ecologists, like epidemiologists, are often confronted with the challenge of trying to determine causality by piecing together bits of information observed in nature. When the presence or absence of a species at a site is affected by the characteristics of … Continue reading

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Project kick-off: propagule pressure, functional traits, resource availability and plant invasion

As mentioned in a previous post, I was lucky enough to be awarded one of the inaugural ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) late last year. I officially started my DECRA research in April, so I thought it was … Continue reading

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New paper: Quantifying levels of biological invasion: towards the objective classification of invaded and invasible ecosystems

Oct 2011 – I recently published a paper in Global Change Biology with Peter Vesk, Dave Richardson and Petr Pyšek that identifies the best way to quantify the level of invasion by non-native animals and plants. For a summary of … Continue reading

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