Dr John   Porter
Visiting Senior Lecturer

Dr John Porter

Science
Biological, Earth & Env Sci

Dr John Porter is a Senior Scientist at Office of Environment & Heritage and also and Research Fellow at the Centre for Ecosystem Science UNSW. Dr Porter has 25 years experience in plant community ecology in temporary and permanent wetlands. Dr Porter also has extensive experience in landscape scale monitoring of biodiversity including waterbirds in Australian rivers and wetlands

Phone
02 9385 8296
Location
Centre for Ecosystem Science School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences Level 5, E26 Biological Science South UNSW Australia Sydney NSW 2052

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr John Porter
    Capon S; Porter J; James C, 2016, 'Vegetation of Australia's desert river landscapes', in Capon S; James C; Reid M (ed.), VEGETATION OF AUSTRALIAN RIVERINE LANDSCAPES: BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, CSIRO PUBLISHING, pp. 239 - 258, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000401972000014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Porter , 2012, 'Waterbird Monitoring in Australia', in Lindenmayer D; Gibbons P (ed.), Biodiversity Monitoring in Australia, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Dr John Porter
    Pellow BJ; Porter J, 2006, 'Disturbance of plant communities dependent on desert rivers', in Kingsford R (ed.), The ecology of Desert Rivers, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, pp. 100 - 132
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr John Porter
    Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2020, 'Waterbird synchrony across Australia's highly variable dryland rivers – Risks and opportunities for conservation', Biological Conservation, vol. 243, pp. 108497 - 108497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108497
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford RT; Porter JL; Brandis KJ; Ryall S, 2020, 'Aerial surveys of waterbirds in Australia', Scientific Data, vol. 7, pp. 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0512-9
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford RT; Bino G; Porter JL, 2017, 'Continental impacts of water development on waterbirds, contrasting two Australian river basins: Global implications for sustainable water use', Global Change Biology, vol. 23, pp. 4958 - 4969, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13743
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr John Porter
    Bino G; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2015, 'Prioritizing wetlands for waterbirds in a boom and bust system: Waterbird refugia and breeding in the Murray-Darling Basin', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132682
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr John Porter
    Porter JL; Kingsford R; Halse S, 2011, 'First National National Waterbird Survey', Wetlands Australia: National Wetlands Update, pp. 10 - 11
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Roshier D; Porter J, 2010, 'Australian waterbirds – time and space travellers in dynamic desert landscapes', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 61, pp. 875 - 884, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF09088
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2007, 'Contrasting emergence patterns of Lamprothamnium macropogon (Characeae, Charophyceae) and Ruppia tuberosa (Potamogetonaceae) from arid-zone saline wetlands in Australia', Charophytes, vol. 1, pp. 19 - 27
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr John Porter
    Pellow BJ; Porter J, 2005, 'A new species of Goodenia (Goodeniaceae) from Nocoleche Nature Reserve, Far Western Plains, New South Wales', Telopea, vol. 11, pp. 31 - 41
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Jenkins K; Porter JL, 2004, 'Imposed hydrological stability on lakes in arid Australia and effects on waterbirds', Ecology, vol. 85, pp. 2478 - 2492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/03-0470
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr John Porter
    Casanova M; Garcia A; Porter J, 2003, 'Charophyte rediscoveries in Australia: What and why ?', Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica, vol. 20, pp. 129 - 138
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2002, 'Effects of salinity, turbidity and water regime on seed banks of arid zone wetlands', SIL Proceedings, 1922-2010, vol. 28, pp. 1468 - 1471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03680770.2001.11902700
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr John Porter
    Dorfman EJ; Kingsford RT; Porter J, 2002, 'Use of natural and artificial wetlands by Australian waterbirds: implications for population growth and management', SIL Proceedings, 1922-2010, vol. 28, pp. 687 - 691, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03680770.2001.11901801
  • Reports | 2019
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford R; Brandis K, 2019, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia -October 2019 Annual Summary Report, University of NSW, Sydney, https://www.ecosystem.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/2019-Eastern-Australia-Waterbird-Survey-Summary-Report.pdf
    Reports | 2019
    Dr John Porter
    Bino G; Brandis K; Kingsford R; Porter J, 2019, Waterbird expected outcomes modelling analysis – priority scenarios for 2019 BWS update
    Reports | 2018
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford R; Brandis K, 2018, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2018 Annual Summary Report, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Reports | 2017
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford R; Brandis K, 2017, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia -October 2017 Annual Summary Report
    Reports | 2016
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2016, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2016 Annual Summary Report, NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18928.87049
    Reports | 2015
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2015, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2015 Annual Summary Report, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
    Reports | 2014
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J; Kingsford RT; Brandis KJ, 2014, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2014 Annual Summary Report
    Reports | 2012
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Porter, J. L. , 2012, Survey of waterbird communities of the Living Murray icon sites - November 2010, Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), Canberra, ACT, Report to Murray-Darling Basin Authority
    Reports | 2011
    Dr John Porter
    Spencer JA; Heagney EC; Porter JL, 2011, Final report on the Gwydir waterbird and fish habitat study, DECCWA, Sydney
    Reports | 2010
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Porter JL, 2010, Survey of waterbird communities of the Living Murray icon sites - November 2009, UNSW, UNSW
    Reports | 2010
    Dr John Porter
    Porter JL; Kingsford R, 2010, Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia -October 2010 Annual Summary Report, UNSW, UNSW
    Reports | 2008
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford R; Porter, J. L. , 2008, Survey of waterbird communities of the Living Murray icon sites: November 2007, Canberra, ACT
    Reports | 2008
    Dr John Porter
    Kingsford RT; Halse, S. A. ; Porter, J. L. , 2008, Aerial surveys of waterbirds: assessing wetland condition, National Land & Water Resources Audit, Final report to the National Land and Water Resources Audit
  • Conference Presentations | 2006
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2006, 'Aerial Surveys of Waterbirds & Wetlands: what have we learnt after 23 years ?', presented at Society of Wetland Scientists, International Conference, Cairns, Australia
    Conference Presentations | 2005
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2005, 'Waterbird community dynamics in saline wetlands', presented at International Society for Salt Lake Research 2005 Conference, Curtin University of Technology, Perth
    Conference Presentations | 2005
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2005, 'Macrophyte Biomass In Saline Wetlands– ‘Boom And Bust’ or Seasonal Patterns?', presented at International Society for Salt Lake Research 2005 Conference, Curtin University of Technology, Perth
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2004, 'Arid zone charophyte communities and their responses to disturbance', presented at International Research Group for Charophytes 2004 Conference, Robertson NSW
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2003, 'Spatial patterns in the seed banks of arid zone wetlands', presented at International Association of Landscape Ecologists, World Congress
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Dr John Porter
    Porter J, 2003, 'Seed bank dynamics in an arid zone saline wetland', presented at Ecological Society of Australia 2003 National Conference, University of New England, Armidale

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