Associate Professor Matthias Boer

Associate Professor Matthias Boer

Associate Professor,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Utrecht University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Contact

Email: M.Boer@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1373
Mobile:
Location: L3.G.10
Hawkesbury

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Publications

Books

  • Govers, G., Gobin, A., Cerdan, O., van Rompaey, A., Kirby, M., Irvine, B., Le Bissonais, Y., Daroussin, J., King, D., Jones, R., Montanarella, L., Grimm, M., Vieillefont, V., Puigdefabregas, J., Boer, M., Yassoglou, N., Kosmas, C., Tsara, M., van Lynden, G. and Mantel, S. (2004), 'Pan-European Soil Erosion Risk Assessment: The PESERA Map', : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities .

Chapters in Books

  • Williams, R., Bradstock, R., Barrett, D., Beringer, J., Boer, M., Cary, G., Cook, G., Gill, A., Hutley, L., Keith, H., Maier, S., Meyer, M., Price, O., Roxburgh, S. and Russell-Smith, J. (2012), 'Fire regimes and carbon in Australian vegetation', Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World, CSIRO Publishing 9780643104822.

Journal Articles

  • Abram, N., Henley, B., Gupta, A., Lippmann, T., Clarke, H., Dowdy, A., Sharples, J., Nolan, R., Zhang, T., Wooster, M., Wurtzel, J., Meissner, K., Pitman, A., Ukkola, A., Murphy, B., Tapper, N. and Boer, M. (2021), 'Connections of climate change and variability to large and extreme forest fires in southeast Australia', Communications Earth and Environment, vol 2 .
  • Nolan, R., Gauthey, A., Losso, A., Medlyn, B., Smith, R., Chhajed, S., Fuller, K., Song, M., Li, X., Beaumont, L., Boer, M., Wright, I. and Choat, B. (2021), 'Hydraulic failure and tree size linked with canopy die-back in eucalypt forest during extreme drought', New Phytologist, vol 230, no 4 , pp 1354 - 1365.
  • McCarthy, E., Martin, J., Boer, M. and Welbergen, J. (2021), '[In Press] Drone-based thermal remote sensing provides an effective new tool for monitoring the abundance of roosting fruit bats', Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, .
  • Griebel, A., Metzen, D., Pendall, E., Nolan, R., Clarke, H., Renchon, A. and Boer, M. (2021), '[In Press] Recovery from severe mistletoe infection after heat- and drought-induced mistletoe death', Ecosystems, .
  • Cirulis, B., Clarke, H., Boer, M., Penman, T., Price, O. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'Quantification of inter-regional differences in risk mitigation from prescribed burning across multiple management values', International Journal of Wildland Fire, vol 29, no 5 , pp 414 - 426.
  • Griebel, A., Metzen, D., Boer, M., Barton, C., Renchon, A., Andrews, H. and Pendall, E. (2020), 'Using a paired tower approach and remote sensing to assess carbon sequestration and energy distribution in a heterogeneous sclerophyll forest', Science of the Total Environment, vol 699 .
  • Jiang, M., Medlyn, B., Drake, J., Duursma, R., Anderson, I., Barton, C., Boer, M., Carrillo, Y., Castaneda-Gomez, L., Collins, L., Crous, K., De Kauwe, M., Santos, B., Emerson, K., Facey, S., Gherlenda, A., Gimeno, T., Hasegawa, S., Johnson, S., Kannaste, A., Macdonald, C., Mahmud, K., Moore, B., Nazaries, L., Neilson, E., Nielsen, U., Niinemets, U., Noh, N., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pathare, V., Pendall, E., Pihlblad, J., Pineiro, J., Powell, J., Power, S., Reich, P., Renchon, A., Riegler, M., Rinnan, R., Rymer, P., Salomon, R., Singh, B., Smith, B., Tjoelker, M., Walker, J., Wujeska-Klause, A., Yang, J., Zaehle, S. and Ellsworth, D. (2020), 'The fate of carbon in a mature forest under carbon dioxide enrichment', Nature, vol 580 , pp 227 - 231.
  • Resco de Dios, V., Arteaga, C., Peguero-Pina, J., Sancho-Knapik, D., Qin, H., Zveushe, O., Sun, W., Williams, D., Boer, M., Voltas, J., Moreno, J., Tissue, D. and Gil-Pelegrin, E. (2020), 'Hydraulic and photosynthetic limitations prevail over root non-structural carbohydrate reserves as drivers of resprouting in two Mediterranean oaks', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 43, no 8 , pp 1944 - 1957.
  • Nolan, R., Blackman, C., Resco de Dios, V., Choat, B., Medlyn, B., Li, X., Bradstock, R. and Boer, M. (2020), 'Linking forest flammability and plant vulnerability to drought', Forests, vol 11, no 7 .
  • Clarke, H., Penman, T., Boer, M., Cary, G., Fontaine, J., Price, O. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'The proximal drivers of large fires : a pyrogeographic study', Frontiers in Earth Science, vol 8 .
  • Nolan, R., Rahmani, S., Samson, S., Simpson-Southward, H., Boer, M. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'Bark attributes determine variation in fire resistance in resprouting tree species', Forest Ecology and Management, vol 474 .
  • Penman, T., Clarke, H., Cirulis, B., Boer, M., Price, O. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'Cost-effective prescribed burning solutions vary between landscapes in eastern Australia', Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, vol 3 .
  • Bradstock, R., Nolan, R., Collins, L., Resco de Dios, V., Clarke, H., Jenkins, M., Kenny, B. and Boer, M. (2020), 'A broader perspective on the causes and consequences of eastern Australia's 2019-20 season of mega-fires : a response to Adams et al.', Global Change Biology, vol 26, no 7 , pp 8 - 9.
  • Nolan, R., Boer, M., Collins, L., Resco de Dios, V., Clarke, H., Jenkins, M., Kenny, B. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'Causes and consequences of eastern Australia's 2019-20 season of mega-fires', Global Change Biology, vol 26, no 3 , pp 1039 - 1041.
  • Deveautour, C., Chieppa, J., Nielsen, U., Boer, M., Mitchell, C., Horn, S., Power, S., Guillen, A., Bennett, A. and Powell, J. (2020), 'Biogeography of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spore traits along an aridity gradient, and responses to experimental rainfall manipulation', Fungal Ecology, vol 46 .
  • Nielsen, U., Stafford Smith, M., Metternicht, G., Ash, A., Baumber, A., Boer, M., Booth, S., Burnside, D., Churchill, A., El Hassan, M., Friedel, M., Godde, C., Kelly, D., Kelly, M., Leys, J., McDonald, S., Maru, Y., Phelps, D., Ridges, M., Simpson, G., Traill, B., Walker, B., Waters, C. and Whyte, A. (2020), 'Challenges, solutions and research priorities for sustainable rangelands', Rangeland Journal, vol 42, no 5 , pp 359 - 373.
  • Boer, M., Resco de Dios, V. and Bradstock, R. (2020), 'Unprecedented burn area of Australian mega forest fires', Nature Climate Change, vol 10 , pp 171 - 172.
  • Bloomfield, K., Prentice, I., Cernusak, L., Eamus, D., Medlyn, B., Rumman, R., Wright, I., Boer, M., Cale, P., Cleverly, J., Egerton, J., Ellsworth, D., Evans, B., Hayes, L., Hutchinson, M., Liddell, M., Macfarlane, C., Meyer, W., Togashi, H., Wardlaw, T., Zhu, L. and Atkin, O. (2019), 'The validity of optimal leaf traits modelled on environmental conditions', New Phytologist, vol 221, no 3 , pp 1409 - 1423.
  • Clarke, H., Tran, B., Boer, M., Price, O., Kenny, B. and Bradstock, R. (2019), 'Climate change effects on the frequency, seasonality and interannual variability of suitable prescribed burning weather conditions in south-eastern Australia', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol 271 , pp 148 - 157.
  • Yebra, M., Scortechini, G., Badi, A., Beget, M., Boer, M., Bradstock, R., Chuvieco, E., Danson, F., Dennison, P., Resco de Dios, V., Di Bella, C., Forsyth, G., Frost, P., Garcia, M., Hamdi, A., He, B., Jolly, M., Kraaij, T., Martin, M., Mouillot, F., Newnham, G., Nolan, R., Pellizzaro, G., Qi, Y., Quan, X., Riano, D., Roberts, D., Sow, M. and Ustin, S. (2019), 'Globe-LFMC, a global plant water status database for vegetation ecophysiology and wildfire applications', Scientific Data, vol 6 .
  • Karavani, A., Boer, M., Baudena, M., Colinas, C., Diaz-Sierra, R., Peman, J., Luis, M., Enriquez-de-Salamanca, A. and Resco de Dios, V. (2018), 'Fire-induced deforestation in drought-prone Mediterranean forests : drivers and unknowns from leaves to communities', Ecological Monographs, vol 88, no 2 , pp 141 - 169.
  • Bloomfield, K., Cernusak, L., Eamus, D., Ellsworth, D., Prentice, I., Wright, I., Boer, M., Bradford, M., Cale, P., Cleverly, J., Egerton, J., Evans, B., Hayes, L., Hutchinson, M., Liddell, M., Macfarlane, C., Meyer, W., Prober, S., Togashi, H., Wardlaw, T., Zhu, L. and Atkin, O. (2018), 'A continental-scale assessment of variability in leaf traits : within species, across sites and between seasons', Functional Ecology, vol 32, no 6 , pp 1492 - 1506.
  • Collins, L., Bradstock, R., Resco de Dios, V., Duursma, R., Velasco, S. and Boer, M. (2018), 'Understorey productivity in temperate grassy woodland responds to soil water availability but not to elevated [CO2]', Global Change Biology, vol 24, no 6 , pp 2366 - 2376.
  • Collins, L., Boer, M., Resco de Dios, V., Power, S., Bendall, E., Hasegawa, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pineiro Nevado, J. and Bradstock, R. (2018), 'Effects of competition and herbivory over woody seedling growth in a temperate woodland trump the effects of elevated CO2', Oecologia, vol 187, no 3 , pp 811 - 823.
  • Renchon, A., Griebel, A., Metzen, D., Williams, C., Medlyn, B., Duursma, R., Barton, C., Maier, C., Boer, M., Isaac, P., Tissue, D., Resco de Dios, V. and Pendall, E. (2018), 'Upside-down fluxes Down Under : CO2 net sink in winter and net source in summer in a temperate evergreen broadleaf forest', Biogeosciences, vol 15, no 12 , pp 3703 - 3716.
  • Maes, W., Huete, A., Avino, M., Boer, M., Dehaan, R., Pendall, E., Griebel, A. and Steppe, K. (2018), 'Can UAV-based infrared thermography be used to study plant-parasite interactions between mistletoe and eucalypt trees?', Remote Sensing, vol 10, no 12 .
  • Boer, M., Nolan, R., Resco de Dios, V., Clarke, H., Price, O. and Bradstock, R. (2017), 'Changing weather extremes call for early warning of potential for catastrophic fire', Earth's Future, vol 5, no 12 , pp 1196 - 1202.
  • Nolan, R., Resco de Dios, V., Boer, M., Caccamo, G., Goulden, M. and Bradstock, R. (2016), 'Predicting dead fine fuel moisture at regional scales using vapour pressure deficit from MODIS and gridded weather data', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 174 , pp 100 - 108.
  • Duursma, R., Gimeno Chocarro, T., Boer, M., Crous, K., Tjoelker, M. and Ellsworth, D. (2016), 'Canopy leaf area of a mature evergreen Eucalyptus woodland does not respond to elevated atmospheric [CO2] but tracks water availability', Global Change Biology, vol 22, no 4 , pp 1666 - 1676.
  • Pfautsch, S., Macfarlane, C., Harbusch, M., Wesolowski, A., Smith, R., Boer, M., Tjoelker, M., Reich, P. and Adams, M. (2016), 'Vessel diameter and related hydraulic traits of 31 Eucalyptus species arrayed along a gradient of water availability', Ecology, vol 97, no 6 , pp 1626 - 1626.
  • Nolan, R., Boer, M., Resco de Dios, V., Caccamo, G. and Bradstock, R. (2016), 'Large-scale, dynamic transformations in fuel moisture drive wildfire activity across southeastern Australia', Geophysical Research Letters, vol 43, no 9 , pp 4229 - 4238.
  • Boer, M., Bowman, D., Murphy, B., Cary, G., Cochrane, M., Fensham, R., Krawchuk, M., Price, O., Resco de Dios, V., Williams, R. and Bradstock, R. (2016), 'Future changes in climatic water balance determine potential for transformational shifts in Australian fire regimes', Environmental Research Letters, vol 11, no 6 .
  • Karan, M., Liddell, M., Prober, S., Arndt, S., Beringer, J., Boer, M., Cleverly, J., Eamus, D., Grace, P., Gorsel, E., Hero, J., Hutley, L., Macfarlane, C., Metcalfe, D., Meyer, W., Pendall, E., Sebastian, A. and Wardlaw, T. (2016), 'The Australian SuperSite Network : a continental, long-term terrestrial ecosystem observatory', Science of The Total Environment, vol 568 , pp 1263 - 1274.
  • Resco de Dios, V., Fellows, A., Nolan, R., Boer, M., Bradstock, R., Domingo, F. and Goulden, M. (2015), 'A semi-mechanistic model for predicting the moisture content of fine litter', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol 203 , pp 64 - 73.
  • Price, O., Penman, T., Bradstock, R., Boer, M. and Clarke, H. (2015), 'Biogeographical variation in the potential effectiveness of prescribed fire in south-eastern Australia', Journal of Biogeography, vol 42, no 11 , pp 2234 - 2245.
  • Boer, M., Price, O. and Bradstock, R. (2015), 'Wildfires : weigh policy effectiveness', Science, vol 350, no 6263 , pp 920 - 920.
  • Bradstock, R., Penman, T., Boer, M., Price, O. and Clarke, H. (2014), 'Divergent responses of fire to recent warming and drying across south-eastern Australia', Global Change Biology, vol 20, no 5 , pp 1412 - 1428.
  • O'Donnell, A., Boer, M., McCaw, W. and Grierson, P. (2014), 'Scale-dependent thresholds in the dominant controls of wildfire size in semi-arid southwest Australia', Ecosphere, vol 5, no 7 .
  • Bowman, D., Murphy, B., Boer, M., Bradstock, R., Cary, G., Cochrane, M., Fensham, R., Krawchuk, M., Price, O. and Williams, R. (2013), 'Forest fire management, climate change, and the risk of catastrophic carbon losses', Frontiers in Ecology and Environment, vol 11, no 2 , pp 66 - 68.
  • Bradshaw, C., Bowman, D., Bond, N., Murphy, B., Moore, A., Fordham, D., Thackway, R., Lawes, M., McCallum, H., Gregory, S., Dalal, R., Boer, M., Lynch, A., Bradstock, R., Brook, B., Henry, B., Hunt, L., Fisher, D., Hunter, D. and Johnson, C. (2013), 'Brave new green world : consequences of a carbon economy for the conservation of Australian biodiversity', Biological Conservation, vol 161 , pp 71 - 90.
  • Murphy, B., Bradstock, R., Boer, M., Carter, J., Cary, G., Cochrane, M., Fensham, R., Russell-Smith, J., Williamson, G. and Bowman, D. (2013), 'Fire regimes of Australia : a pyrogeographic model system', Journal of Biogeography, vol 40, no 6 , pp 1048 - 1058.
  • Resco de Dios, V., Diaz-Sierra, R., Goulden, M., Barton, C., Boer, M., Gessler, A., Ferrio, J., Pfautsch, S. and Tissue, D. (2013), 'Woody clockworks : circadian regulation of night-time water use in Eucalyptus globulus', New Phytologist, vol 200, no 3 , pp 743 - 752.
  • Bradstock, R., Boer, M., Cary, G., Price, O., Williams, R., Barrett, D., Cook, G., Gill, M., Hutley, L., Keith, H., Maier, S., Meyer, M., Roxburgh, S. and Russell-Smith, J. (2012), 'Modelling the potential for prescribed burning to mitigate carbon emissions from wildfires in fire-prone forests of Australia', International Journal of Wildland Fire, vol 21, no 6 , pp 629 - 639.
  • Pekin, B., Wittkuhn, R., Boer, M., Macfarlane, C. and Grierson, P. (2012), 'Response of plant species and life form diversity to variable fire histories and biomass in the jarrah forest of south-west Australia', Austral Ecology, vol 37, no 3 , pp 330 - 338.
  • Pekin, B., Boer, M., Wittkuhn, R., Macfarlane, C. and Grierson, P. (2012), 'Plant diversity is linked to nutrient limitation of dominant species in a world biodiversity hotspot', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol 23, no 4 , pp 745 - 754.
  • O'Donnell, A., Boer, M., McCaw, L. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'Vegetation and landscape connectivity control wildfire intervals in unmanaged semi-arid shrublands and woodlands in Australia', Journal of Biogeography, vol 38, no 1 , pp 112 - 124.
  • Faivre, N., Roche, P., Boer, M., McCaw, L. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'Characterization of landscape pyrodiversity in Mediterranean environments : contrasts and similarities between south-western Australia and south-eastern France', Landscape Ecology, vol 26, no 4 , pp 557 - 571.
  • Pekin, B., Wittkuhn, R., Boer, M., Macfarlane, C. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'Plant functional traits along environmental gradients in seasonally dry and fire-prone ecosystem', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol 22, no 6 , pp 1009 - 1020.
  • Boer, M., Johnston, P. and Sadler, R. (2011), 'Neighbourhood rules make or break spatial scale invariance in a classic model of contagious disturbance.', Ecological Complexity, vol 8, no 4 , pp 347 - 356.
  • Rusack, E., Dortch, J., Hayward, K., Renton, M., Boer, M. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'The role of habitus in the maintenance of traditional Noongar plant knowledge in Southwest Western Australia.', Human Ecology, vol 39, no 5 , pp 673 - 682.
  • O'Donnell, A., Boer, M., McCaw, L. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'Climatic anomalies drive wildfire occurrence and extent in semi-arid shrublands and woodlands of southwest Australia', Ecosphere, vol 2, no 11 , pp 127 - .
  • O'Donnell, A., Cullen, L., McCaw, W., Boer, M. and Grierson, P. (2010), 'Dendroecological potential of Callitris preissii for dating historical fires in semi-arid shrublands of southern Western Australia', Dendrochronologia, vol 28, no 1 , pp 37 - 47.
  • Sadler, R., Hazelton, M., Boer, M. and Grierson, P. (2010), 'Deriving state-and-transition models from an image series of grassland pattern dynamics', Ecological Modelling, vol 221, no 3 , pp 433 - 444.
  • Pekin, B., Boer, M., Macfarlane, C. and Grierson, P. (2009), 'Structural and physiological responses of eucalypt forest to variation in fire frequency and aridity in southwest Australia', Forest Ecology and Management, vol 258, no 9 , pp 2136 - 2142.
  • Boer, M., Sadler, R., Wittuhn, R., McCaw, L. and Grierson, P. (2009), 'Long-term impacts of prescribed burning on regional extent and incidence of wildfires : evidence from 50 years of active fire management in SW Australian forests', Forest Ecology and Management, vol 259, no 1 , pp 132 - 142.
  • Contreras, S., Boer, M., Alcala, F., Domingo, F., Garcia, M., Pulido-Bosch, A. and Puigdefabregas, J. (2008), 'An ecohydrological modelling approach for assessing long-term water balances in semiarid karstic landscapes', Journal of Hydrology, vol 351, no 1-2 , pp 42 - 57.
  • Boer, M., Macfarlane, C., Norris, J., Sadler, R. and Grierson, P. (2008), 'Mapping burned areas and burn severity patterns in SW Australian eucalypt forest using remotely-sensed changes in leaf area index', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 112, no 12 , pp 4358 - 4369.
  • Boer, M., Sadler, R., Bradstock, R., Gill, A. and Grierson, P. (2008), 'Spatial scale invariance of southern Australian forest fires mirrors the scaling behaviour of fire-driving weather events', Landscape Ecology, vol 23, no 8 , pp 899 - 913.
  • Boer, M. and Puigdefabregas, J. (2005), 'Assessment of dryland condition using remotely sensed anomalies of vegetation index values.', International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol 26, no 18 , pp 4045 - 4065.
  • Boer, M. and Puigdefabregas, J. (2005), 'Effects of spatially-structured vegetation patterns on hillslope erosion rates in semiarid Mediterranean environments: a simulation study', Earth Surface Processes and Land Forms, vol 30, no 2 , pp 149 - 167.
  • Boer, M. and Puigdefabregas, J. (2003), 'Predicting potential vegetation index values as a reference for the assessment and monitoring of dryland condition', International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol 24, no 5 , pp 1135 - 1141.
  • Boer, M. and Stafford Smith, D. (2003), 'A plant functional approach to the prediction of change in Australian rangeland vegetation under grazing and fire', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol 14, no 3 , pp 333 - 344.
  • Domingo, F., Villagarcia, L., Boer, M., Alados, L. and Puigdefabregas, J. (2001), 'Evaluating the long-term water balance of arid zone stream bed vegetation using evapotranspiration modelling and hillslope runoff measurements', Journal of Hydrology, vol 243, no 1-2 , pp 17 - 30.

Conference Papers

  • Boer, M., Sadler, R., Wittkuhn, R., McCaw, L. and Grierson, P. (2011), 'Quantifying long-term regional scale impacts of prescribed burning on wildfire incidence and extent in SW Australian eucalypt forests', WA Bushfire Research Forum, Perth WA.
  • Boer, M., Sadler, R. and Grierson, P. (2008), 'Objective characterisation of fire regimes for science-based management of fire-prone landscapes', International Bushfire Research Conference, Adelaide.
  • Boer, M., Norris, J., Sadler, R. and Grierson, P. (2006), 'Ecologically sustainable management of fire-prone landscapes in southern Australia: a complex systems point of view', 5th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Portugal.

Other Publications

  • 2004, 'Pan-European Soil Erosion Risk Assessment: The PESERA Map Version 1 October 2003, Explanation of: Special Publication Ispra 2004 no. 73, S.P.I.04.73', Report

Current Projects

Title: Forecasting live fuel moisture content, the on/off switch for forest fires
Funder:
  • ACT Parks and Conservation Service
  • Australian National University (non ACRG)
  • University of Lleida
  • New South Wales Rural Fire Service
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • Department of Planning, Industry and Environment NSW
Western Researchers: Rachael Nolan, Matthias Boer, Belinda Medlyn and Brendan Choat
Years: 2020-10-31 - 2023-10-30
ID: P00025973
Title: Terrestrial Ecosystems Research Network - Cumberland Plain Supersite
Funder:
  • Department of Industry NSW
  • Department of Industry NSW
Western Researchers: David Ellsworth and Matthias Boer
Years: 2018-01-01 - 2022-01-31
ID: P00024702
Title: Understanding and mapping how thermal and dietary constraints combine to restrict koala habitat
Funder:
  • NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Western Researchers: Ben Moore, Christopher Turbill and Matthias Boer
Years: 2019-10-01 - 2023-02-16
ID: P00025707
Title: Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub [via UoW]
Funder:
  • Office of Environment and Heritage
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer, Brendan Choat, Belinda Medlyn, Elise Pendall and Mark Tjoelker
Years: 2017-09-01 - 2022-08-31
ID: P00024731
Title: The regreening of the Blue Mountains: Using citizen science to study post-fire recovery in the Blue Mountains
Funder:
  • Department of Planning, Industry and Environment NSW
Western Researchers: Belinda Medlyn, Paul Rymer, Sally Power, Brendan Choat, Rachael Nolan, Amy-Marie Gilpin, Uffe Nielsen, Matthias Boer, Kate Umbers and Ben Moore
Years: 2021-05-01 - 2022-06-30
ID: P00027295
Title: Quantifying forest mortality after unprecedented drought and bushfires in Eastern Australia
Funder:
  • The Hermon Slade Foundation
Western Researchers: Rachael Nolan, Matthias Boer, Brendan Choat, Belinda Medlyn and Anne Griebel
Years: 2020-07-01 - 2023-06-30
ID: P00026509

Previous Projects

Title: When fire and water mix: do carbon dioxide-related water savings drive woody plant thickening and fire dynamics in a grassy woodland?
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Ellsworth and Matthias Boer
Years: 2013-04-23 - 2017-03-30
ID: P00020787
Title: 2009 Black Saturday and other large fire events - moisture conditions project [via UOW]
Funder:
  • Bushfire CRC Limited
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer
Years: 2012-11-06 - 2016-10-31
ID: P00021036
Title: From hectares to tailor-made solutions for risk mitigation: systems to deliver effective prescribed burning across Australian ecosystems [via UoW]
Funder:
  • Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer
Years: 2015-07-01 - 2021-05-31
ID: P00022259
Title: Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network New South Wales (TERN NSW) [via USYD]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer and Elise Pendall
Years: 2016-05-25 - 2021-06-30
ID: P00023103
Title: Using multispectral stereo imaging to determine the impacts of free air CO2 enrichment on a eucalypt woodland understory (EucFACE)
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2012-03-02 - 2013-03-01
ID: P00020542

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