Publications

Jones, C.S., Duncan, D.H., Rumpff, L., Thomas, F.T., Morris, W.K. and Vesk, P.A. (in press) Empirically validating a dense woody regrowth ‘problem’ and thinning ‘solution’ for understory vegetationForest Ecology and Management.

Morris, W.K., Vesk, P.A., McCarthy, M.A., Bunyavejchewin, S. and Baker, P.J. (in press) The neglected tool in the Bayesian ecologist’s shed: a case study testing informative priors’ effect on model accuracyEcology and Evolution.

Barnes, M., Szabo, J.K., Morris, W.K. and Possingham, H. (in press) Evaluating protected area effectiveness using bird lists in the Australian Wet TropicsDiversity and Distributions.

Catford, J.A., Morris, W.K., Vesk, P.A., Gippel, C.J. and Downes, B.J. (2014) Species and environmental characteristics point to flow regulation and drought as drivers of riparian plant invasionDiversity and Distributions20, 1084–1096.

Pollock, L.J., Tingley, R., Morris, W.K., Golding, N., O’Hara, R.B., Parris, K.M., Vesk, P.A. and McCarthy, M.A. (2014) Understanding co-occurrence by modelling species simultaneously with a Joint Species Distribution Model (JSDM), Methods in Ecology and Evolution5, 397-406.

Duncan, D.H., Kyle, G., Morris, W.K. and Smith, P.F. (2014) Public investment does not crowd out private supply of environmental goods on private land, Journal of Environmental Management136, 94-102.

Stephenson, N.L, Das, A.J., Condit, R., Russo, S.E., Baker, P.J., Beckman, N.G., Coomes, D.A., Lines, E.R., Morris, W.K., Rüger, N., Álvarez, E., Blundo, C., Bunyavejchewin, S., Chuyong, G., Davies, S.J., Duque, Á., Ewango, C.N., Flores, O., Franklin, J.F., Grau, H.R., Hao, Z., Harmon, M.E., Hubbell, S.P., Kenfack, D.,  Lin, Y., Makana, J.-R., Malizia, A., Malizia, L.R., Pabst, R.J., Pongpattananurak, N. Su, S.-H., Sun, I-F., Tan, S., Thomas, D., van Mantgem, P.J., Wang, X., Wiser,  S.K. and Zavala, M.A. (2014) Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size, Nature, 507, 90-93.

Morris, W.K., Vesk, P.A. and McCarthy, M.A. (2013) Profiting from pilot studies: analysing mortality using Bayesian models with informative priors, Basic and Applied Ecology, 13, 81-89.

McCarthy, M.A., Moore, J.L., Morris, W.K., Parris, K.M., Garrard, G.E., Vesk, P.A., Rumpff, L., Giljohann, K., Camac, J., Bau, S.S., Friend, T., Harrison, B. and Yue, B. (2013) The influence of abundance on detectability, Oikos, 122, 717–726.

Camac, J.S., Williams, R.J., Wahren, C-H., Morris, W.K. and Morgan, J.W. (2013) Post-fire regeneration in alpine heathland: does fire severity matter?Austral Ecology, 38, 199-207.

Pollock, L. J., Morris, W.K. and Vesk, P.A. (2012). The role of functional traits in species distributions revealed through a hierarchical modelEcography, 35, 716-725.

Czembor, C.A., Morris, W.K., Wintle, B.A. and Vesk, P.A. (2011). Quantifying variance components in ecological models based on expert opinionJournal of Applied Ecology48, 736-745.

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