(Our researchers are highlighted in bold)


Brook, B.W., Ellis, E.C. & Buettel, J.C. (2018). What is the evidence for planetary tipping points? Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma (eds P. Kareiva, M. Marvier & B. Silliman). Oxford University Press, 10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0008.

Buettel, J.C., Ondei, S. & Brook, B.W. (2018). A practical method for creating a digital topographic surface for ecological plots using ground-based measurements. Landscape Ecology. doi:10.1007/s10980-017-0598-4

Fordham, D.A., Bertelsmeier, C., Brook, B.W., Neto, D., Early, R., Brown, S.C., Ollier, S. & Araújo, M.B. (2018). How complex should models be? Comparing correlative and mechanistic range dynamics models. Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.13935

Hong, S. & Brook, B.W. (2018). A nuclear-to-gas transition in South Korea: Is it environmentally friendly or economically viable? . Energy Policy, 112, 67-73. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.10.012

Hong, S., Qvist, S. & Brook, B.W. (2018). Economic and environmental costs of replacing nuclear fission with solar and wind energy in Sweden. Energy Policy, 112, 56-66. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.10.013


Berger, A., Blees, T., Breon, F.M., Brook, B.W., Deffrennes, M., Durand, B., Hansen, P., Huffer, E., Grover, R.B., Guet, C., Liu, W.P., Livet, F., Nifenecker, H., Petit, M., Pierre, G., Prevot, H., Richet, S., Safa, H., Salvatores, M., Schneeberger, M., Wornan, B. & Zhou, S.Y. (2017). Nuclear energy and bio energy carbon capture and storage, keys for obtaining 1.5°C mean surface temperature limit. International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 40. doi:10.1504/IJGEI.2017.086622

Berger, A., Blees, T., Breon, F.M., Brook, B.W., Hansen, P., Grover, R.B., Guet, C., Liu, W.P., Livet, F., Nifenecker, H., Petit, M., Pierre, G., Prevot, H., Richet, S., Safa, H., Salvatores, M., Schneeberger, M. & Zhou, S.Y. (2017). How much can nuclear energy do about global warming? International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 40, 43-78. doi:10.1504/IJGEI.2017.080766

Brook, B.W. & Alroy, J. (2017). Biology of Extinction: Inferring Events, Patterns and Processes. Biology Letters (Special Feature, 14 papers). The Royal Society.

Brook, B.W. & Alroy, J. (2017). Pattern, process, inference and prediction in extinction biology. Biology Letters, 13, 20160828. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2016.0828

Brook, B.W. & Buettel, J.C. (2017). Interplay of Human and Natural Disturbances on Pattern and Process in Forest Ecosystems. Forests (Special Issue, 7 papers). MDPI

Buettel, J.C., Ondei, S. & Brook, B.W. (2017). Look down to see what’s up: a systematic overview of treefall dynamics in forests. Forests, 8, 123. doi:10.3390/f8040123

Buettel, J.C., Ondei, S. & Brook, B.W. (2017). Missing the wood for the trees? New ideas on defining forests and forest degradation. Rethinking Ecology, 1, 15-24. doi:10.3897/rethinkingecology.1.13296


Fordham, D.A., Saltré, F., Haythorne, S., Wigley, T.M.L., Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Chan, K.C. & Brook, B.W. (2017). PaleoView: A tool for generating continuous climate projections spanning the last 21 000 years at regional and global scales. Ecography. doi:10.1111/ecog.03031

Heard, B.P. & Brook, B.W. (2017). Closing the cycle: How South Australia and Asia can benefit from re-inventing used nuclear fuel management. Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 4, 166-175. doi:10.1002/app5.164

Heard, B.P., Brook, B.W., Wigley, T.M.L. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2017). Burden of proof: A comprehensive review of the feasibility of 100% renewable-electricity systems. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 76, 1122-1133. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.03.114

Johnson, C.N., Balmford, A., Brook, B.W., Buettel, J.C., Galetti, M., Lei, G.C. & Wilmshurst, J.M. (2017). Biodiversity losses and conservation responses in the Anthropocene. Science, 356, 270-274. doi:10.1126/science.aam9317


Brook, B.W. & Alroy, J., eds. (2016). Biology of Extinction: Inferring Events, Patterns and Processes. In: Biology Letters (Special Feature, 17 papers).

Brook, B.W. & Buettel, J.C., eds. (2016). Interplay of Human and Natural Disturbances on Pattern and Process in Forest Ecosystems. In: Forests (Special Issue, ongoing to Aug 2016).

Brook, B.W. & Blomqvist, L. (2016) Innovations and limits in methods of forecasting global environmental change. Basic & Applied Ecology, doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2016.06.002

Brook, B.W. & Buettel, J.C. (2016) Emigration is costly but immigration has benefits in human-altered landscapes. Functional Ecology, doi: 1111/1365-2435.12639

Brook, B.W., Edney, K., Hillerbrand, R., Karlsson, R. & Symons, J. (2016) Energy research within the UNFCCC: A proposal to guard against ongoing climate-deadlock. Climate Policy, doi: 1080/14693062.2015.1037820x

Buettel, J.C. & Brook, B.W. (2016) Egress! How technophilia can reinforce biophilia to improve ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology, doi: 1111/rec.12387

Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2016) How to rank journals. PLoS ONE, 11, e0149852. doi: 1371/journal.pone.0149852

Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2016) Implications of Australia’s population policy for future greenhouse-gas emissions targets. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, 3, 249-265. doi: 1002/app5.135

Fordham, D.A., Akçakaya, H.R., Alroy, J., Saltré, F., Wigley, T.M.L. & Brook, B.W. (2016) Predicting and mitigating future biodiversity loss using long-term ecological proxies. Nature Climate Change, 6, 909–916. doi:10.1038/nclimate3086

Fordham, D.A., Haythorne, S. & Brook, B.W. (2016). Sensitivity Analysis of Range Dynamics Models (SARDM): quantifying the influence of parameter uncertainty on spatially explicit forecasts of extinction risk from global change. Environmental Modelling & Software, 83, 193-197. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.05.020

Johnson, C.N., Rule, S., Haberle, S.G., Kershaw, A.P., McKenzie, G.M., & Brook, B.W. (2016). Geographic variation in the ecological effects of extinction of Australia’s Pleistocene megafauna. Ecography, 39, 109-116. doi: 1111/ecog.01612

Johnson, C.N., Alroy, J., Beeton, N.J., Bird, M.I., Brook, B.W., Cooper, A., Gillespie, R., Herrando-Pérez, S., Jacobs, Z., Miller, G.H., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts, R.G., Rodriguez-Rey, M., Saltré, F., Turney, C.S.M. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2016) What caused extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna of Sahul? Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 283, 20152199. doi: 1098/rspb.2015.2399

Jones, A.R., Bull, C.M., Brook, B.W., Wells, K., Pollock, K.H. & Fordham, D.A. (2016) Tick exposure and extreme climate events impact survival and threaten the persistence of a long-lived lizard. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85, 598-610. doi: 1111/1365-2656.12469

Prowse, T.A.A., Bradshaw, C.J.A., Delean, S., Cassey, P., Lacy, R. C., Wells, K., Aiello-Lammens, M., Akçakaya, H.R. & Brook, B.W. (2016) An efficient protocol for the global sensitivity analysis of stochastic ecological models. Ecosphere 7, e01238. doi: 1002/ecs2.1238

Rodríguez-Rey, M., Herrando-Pérez, S., Brook, B.W., Saltré, F., Alroy, J., Beeton, N. et al. (2016) A comprehensive database of quality-rated fossil ages for Sahul’s Quaternary vertebrates. Scientific Data (In Press 25 May 2016). Database doi: 4227/05/564E6209C4FE8

Saltré, F., Rodríguez-Rey, M., Brook, B.W., Johnson, C.N., Turney, C.S.M., Alroy, J., Cooper, A., Beeton, N., Bird, M.I., Fordham, D.A., Gillespie, R., Herrando-Pérez, S., Jacobs, Z., Miller, G.H., Nogués-Bravo, D., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts, R.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2016) Climate change not to blame for late Quaternary megafauna extinctions in Australia. Nature Communications 7, 10511. doi: 1038/ncomms10511

Wells K., Cassey P., Sinclair R.G., Mutze G.J., Peacock D.E., Lacy R.C., Cooke B.D., O’Hara R.B., Brook B.W. & Fordham D.A. (2016) Assessing the effects of season, frequency, and age-specificity of control efforts on controlling invasive rabbits. Journal of Wildlife Management, doi: 1002/jwmg.21093


Brook, B.W. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2015) Key role for nuclear energy in global biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology, 29, 702-712. doi: 1111/cobi.12433

Brook, B.W. & Fordham, D.A. (2015) Hot topics in biodiversity and climate change research. F1000Research, 4, (F1000 Faculty Rev):928. doi: 12688/f1000research.6508.1

Brook, B.W., van Erp, J.B., Meneley, D.A. & Blees, T. (2015) The case for a near-term commercial demonstration of the Integral Fast Reactor. Sustainable Materials and Technologies, 3, 2-6. doi: 1016/j.susmat.2014.11.004

Brook, B.W. (2015) Changing behaviour, new resources. VISIONS 2100: Stories from Your Future. O’Brien, J. (ed.), Ch 11. Australian CleanTech, Adelaide, Australia.

Asafu-Adjaye, J., Blomqvist, L., Brand, S., Brook, B.W., De Fries, R., Ellis, E., Foreman, C., Keith, D., Lewis, M., Lynas, M., Nordhaus, T., Pielke Jr, R., Pritzker, R., Roy, J., Sagoff, M., Shellenberger, M., Stone, R. & Teague, P. [joint senior authors] (2015) An Ecomodernist Manifesto. 32 p.

Alonso, A., Brook, B.W., Meneley, D.A., Misak, J., Blees, T. & van Erp, J.B. (2015) Why nuclear energy is essential to reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gas emission rates. EPJ N – Nuclear Science & Technology, 1, 3. doi: 1051/epjn/e2015-50027-y

Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Fertility reduction will help, but only in the long term. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, e508-509. doi: 1073/pnas.1423102112

Cooper, A., Turney, C., Hughen, K.A., Brook, B.W., McDonald, H.G., & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2015) Abrupt warmings drove Late Pleistocene Holarctic megafaunal turnover. Science, 349, 602-606. doi: 1126/science.aac4315

Griffiths, A.D. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Fire impacts recruitment more than survival of small mammals in a tropical savanna. Ecosphere, 6(6):99. doi: 1890/ES14-00519.1

Griffiths, A.D., Garnett, S.T. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Fire frequency matters more than fire size: testing the pyrodiversity-biodiversity paradigm for at-risk small mammals in an Australian tropical savanna. Biological Conservation, 186, 337-346. doi: 1016/j.biocon.2015.03.021

Griffiths, A.D., Garnett, S.T. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Fire frequency is relatively more important than fire size – a reply to Russell-Smith et al. Biological Conservation, 192, 478. doi: 1016/j.biocon.2015.09.026

Heard, B., Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2014) Beyond wind: furthering development of clean energy in South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 139, 57-82. doi: 1080/03721426.2015.1035217. Special Edition on Climate Change in South Australia.

Hong, S., Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Global zero-carbon energy pathways using viable mixes of nuclear and renewables. Applied Energy, 143, 451-459. doi: 1016/j.apenergy.2015.01.006

Johnson, C.N., Rule, S., Haberle, S.G., Turney, C.S.M., Kershaw, A.P. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Using dung fungi to interpret decline and extinction of megaherbivores: problems and solutions. Quaternary Science Reviews, 110, 107-113. doi: 1016/j.quascirev.2014.12.011

Lurgi, M., Saltré, F., Fordham, D.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Modelling range dynamics under global change: which framework and why? Methods in Ecology & Evolution, 6, 247-256. doi: 1111/2041-210X.12315

Prowse, T.A.A., Correll, R.A., Johnson, C.N., Prideaux, G.J. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Empirical tests of harvest-induced body-size evolution along a geographic gradient in Australian macropods. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84, 299-309. doi: 1111/1365-2656.12273

Prowse, T.A.A., Johnson, C.N., Cassey, P., Bradshaw, C.J.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Ecological and economic benefits to cattle rangelands of restoring an apex predator. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52, 455-466. doi: 1111/1365-2664.12378

Prowse, T.A.A., Gillanders, B.M., Brook, B.W., Fowler, A.J., Hall, K.C., Steer, M.A., Mellin, C., Clisby, N., Tanner, J.E., Ward, T. & Fordham, D.A. (2015) Evidence for a broad-scale decline in giant Australian cuttlefish (Sepia apama) abundance from non-targeted survey data. Marine and Freshwater Research, 66, 692-700. doi: 1071/MF14081

Qvist, S.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Potential for worldwide displacement of fossil-fuel electricity by nuclear energy in three decades based on extrapolation of regional deployment data. PLoS ONE, 10, e0124074. doi: 1371/journal.pone.0124074

Qvist, S.A. & Brook, B.W. (2015) Environmental and health impacts of a policy to phase out nuclear energy in Sweden. Energy Policy, 84, 1-10. doi: 1016/j.enpol.2015.04.023

Reyer, C.P.O., Brouwers, N., Rammig, A., Brook, B.W., Epila, J., Grant, R.F., Holmgren, M., Langerwisch, F., Leuzinger, S., Lucht, W., Medlyn, B., Pfeifer, M., Steinkamp, J., Vanderwel, M.C., Verbeeck, H. & Villela, D.M. (2015) Forest resilience and tipping points at different spatio-temporal scales: approaches and challenges. Journal of Ecology, 103, 5-15. doi: 1111/1365-2745.12337

Rodríguez-Rey, M., Herrando-Pérez, S., Gillespie, R., Jacobs, Z., Saltré, F., Brook, B.W., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts, R.G., Cooper, A., Alroy, J., Miller, G.H., Bird, M.I., Johnson, C.N., Beeton, N.J., Turney, C.S. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2015) Criteria for assessing the quality of Middle Pleistocene to Holocene vertebrate fossil ages. Quaternary Geochronology, 30, 69-79. doi: 1016/j.quageo.2015.08.002

Saltré, F., Brook, B.W., Rodriguez-Rey, M., Cooper, A., Johnson, C.N., Turney, C.S.M. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2015) Uncertainties in dating constrain model choice for inferring extinction time from fossil records. Quaternary Science Reviews, 112, 128-137. doi: 1016/j.quascirev.2015.01.022

Trauernicht, C., Brook, B.W., Murphy, B.P., Williamson, G.J. & Bowman, D.M.J.S. (2015) Local and global pyrogeographic evidence that indigenous fire management creates pyrodiversity. Ecology and Evolution, 5, 1908-1918. doi: 1002/ece3.1494

Turney, C.S.M., Thomas, Z., Hutchinson, D.K., Bradshaw, C.J.A., Brook, B.W., England, M.H., Fogwill, C.J., Jones, R., Palmer, J., Hughen, K.A. & Cooper, A. (2016) Obliquity-driven expansion of North Atlantic sea ice during the last glacial. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 10382-10390. doi: 1002/2015GL066344

Wells, K., Brook, B.W., Lacy, R.C., Mutze, G.J., Peacock, D.E., Sinclair, R.G., Schwensow, N., Cassey, P., O’Hara, R.B. & Fordham, D.A. (2015) Timing and severity of immunizing diseases in rabbits is controlled by seasonal matching of host and pathogen dynamics. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12, 20141184. doi: 1098/rsif.2014.1184