Dr Philip Zylstra
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Philip Zylstra

School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Book Chapters | 2014
    Viegas DX, 2014, 'Live fuel moisture and wildland fire behaviour', in Viegas DX (ed.), ADVANCES IN FOREST FIRE RESEARCH, UNIV COIMBRA, pp. 326 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-0884-6_36
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Zylstra P; Wardell-Johnson G; Falster D; Howe M; McQuoid N; Neville S, 2023, 'Mechanisms by which growth and succession limit the impact of fire in a south-western Australian forested ecosystem', Functional Ecology, 37, pp. 1350 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14305
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zylstra P, 2023, 'Quantifying the direct fire threat to a critically endangered arboreal marsupial using biophysical, mechanistic modelling', Austral Ecology, 48, pp. 266 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.13264
    Journal articles | 2022
    Campbell T; Bradshaw SD; Dixon KW; Zylstra P, 2022, 'Wildfire risk management across diverse bioregions in a changing climate', Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 13, pp. 2405 - 2424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2022.2119891
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lindenmayer D; Zylstra P; Yebra M, 2022, 'Adaptive wildfire mitigation approaches', Science, 377, pp. 1163 - 1164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.ade4721
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lindenmayer DB; Zylstra P; Kooyman R; Taylor C; Ward M; Watson JEM, 2022, 'Logging elevated the probability of high-severity fire in the 2019–20 Australian forest fires', Nature Ecology and Evolution, 6, pp. 533 - 535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01717-y
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zylstra PJ; Bradshaw SD; Lindenmayer DB, 2022, 'Self-thinning forest understoreys reduce wildfire risk, even in a warming climate', Environmental Research Letters, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac5c10
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bergstrom DM; Wienecke BC; van den Hoff J; Hughes L; Lindenmayer DB; Ainsworth TD; Baker CM; Bland L; Bowman DMJS; Brooks ST; Canadell JG; Constable AJ; Dafforn KA; Depledge MH; Dickson CR; Duke NC; Helmstedt KJ; Holz A; Johnson CR; McGeoch MA; Melbourne-Thomas J; Morgain R; Nicholson E; Prober SM; Raymond B; Ritchie EG; Robinson SA; Ruthrof KX; Setterfield SA; Sgrò CM; Stark JS; Travers T; Trebilco R; Ward DFL; Wardle GM; Williams KJ; Zylstra PJ; Shaw JD, 2021, 'Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic', Global Change Biology, 27, pp. 1692 - 1703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15539
    Journal articles | 2021
    Collins L; Hunter A; McColl-Gausden S; Penman TD; Zylstra P, 2021, 'The effect of antecedent fire severity on reburn severity and fuel structure in a resprouting eucalypt forest in Victoria, Australia', Forests, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/f12040450
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tozer M; Simpson C; Wilkins K; Zylstra P, 2021, 'How the severe fires of 2019-2020 promoted regeneration of the rare Bendethera shrublands', Australasian Plant Conservation, 29, pp. 12 - 15, https://search.informit.org/doi/abs/10.3316/informit.780963742505727
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zylstra P, 2021, 'Linking fire behaviour and its ecological effects to plant traits, using FRaME in R', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12, pp. 1365 - 1378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13615
    Journal articles | 2020
    Cawson JG; Hemming V; Ackland A; Anderson W; Bowman D; Bradstock R; Brown TP; Burton J; Cary GJ; Duff TJ; Filkov A; Furlaud JM; Gazzard T; Kilinc M; Nyman P; Peacock R; Ryan M; Sharples J; Sheridan G; Tolhurst K; Wells T; Zylstra P; Penman TD, 2020, 'Exploring the key drivers of forest flammability in wet eucalypt forests using expert-derived conceptual models', Landscape Ecology, 35, pp. 1775 - 1798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10980-020-01055-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Zylstra PJ, 2018, 'Flammability dynamics in the Australian Alps', Austral Ecology, 43, pp. 578 - 591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12594
    Journal articles | 2016
    Jenkins M; Collins L; Price O; Penman T; Zylstra P; Horsey B; Bradstock R, 2016, 'Environmental values and fire hazard of eucalypt plantings', Ecosphere, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1528
    Journal articles | 2016
    Zylstra P; Bradstock RA; Bedward M; Penman TD; Doherty MD; Weber RO; Gill AM; Cary GJ, 2016, 'Biophysical Mechanistic Modelling Quantifies the Effects of Plant Traits on Fire Severity: Species, Not Surface Fuel Loads, Determine Flame Dimensions in Eucalypt Forests', PLoS One, 11, pp. 1 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160715
    Journal articles | 2013
    Yebra M; Dennison PE; Chuvieco E; Riaño D; Zylstra P; Hunt ER; Danson FM; Qi Y; Jurdao S, 2013, 'A global review of remote sensing of live fuel moisture content for fire danger assessment: Moving towards operational products', Remote Sensing of Environment, 136, pp. 455 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2013.05.029
    Journal articles | 2013
    Zylstra P, 2013, 'The historical influence of fire on the flammability of subalpine Snowgum forest and woodland', Victorian Naturalist, 130, pp. 232 - 239
    Journal articles | 2005
    Gill AM; Zylstra P, 2005, 'Flammability of Australian forests', Australian Forestry, 68, pp. 87 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049158.2005.10674951
  • Preprints | 2023
    Ward M; Ashman K; Lindenmayer D; Legge S; Kindler G; Cadman T; Fletcher R; Whiterod N; Lintermans M; Zylstra P; Stewart R; Thomas H; Blanch S; Watson JEM, 2023, The impacts of contemporary logging after 250 years of deforestation and degradation on forest-dependent threatened species, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2023.02.22.529603
    Theses / Dissertations | 2011
    Zylstra PJ, 2011, Forest Flammability: Modelling and Managing a Complex System
    Conference Papers | 2007
    Zylstra PJ, 2007, 'What difference do plants make to fire behaviour?', in Bushfire CRC/AFAC 2007 Conference, Bushfire CRC/AFAC 2007 Conference, Hobart, presented at Bushfire CRC/AFAC 2007 Conference, Hobart, 19 September 2007 - 21 September 2007