Peer-reviewed publications


Barnes P., B. Wilson, N. Reid, L. Bayerlein, T. Koen & G. Olupot (2014) Examining the impact of shade on aboveground biomass and NDVI of C3 and C4 grass species in north-western NSW, Australia. Grass and Forage Science, published online at:  

Curtis D.J., N. Reid & I. Reeve (2014) Towards ecological sustainability: the role of the arts. Sapiens, accepted and in press.

Good M.K., P.J. Clarke, J.N. Price & N. Reid (2014) Seasonality and facilitation drive tree establishment in a semi-arid floodplain savannah. Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-014-2886-x; published online at:  

Reid N., D. Norton & M. Stafford Smith (2014) Environmental management, In D. J. Cottle & L. Kahn (eds) Beef Cattle Production and Trade pp. 459–491. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. See

Schultz N., N. Reid, G. Lodge & J. Hunter (2014) Broad-scale patterns  in plant diversity in a variegated temperate Australian agricultural landscape. Austral Ecology, accepted and in press.

Schultz N., N. Reid, G. Lodge & J. Hunter (2014) Seasonal and interannual variation in vegetation composition:  implications for survey design and data interpretation. Austral Ecology, accepted and in press,  DOI: 10.1111/aec.12141.

Smith R. & N. Reid (2014) Carbon storage value of native vegetation on a subhumid–semi-arid floodplain. Crop and Pasture Science 64, 1209–1216.   

Verma N. K., D. W. Lamb, N. Reid & B. Wilson (2014) A comparative study of land cover classification techniques for 'farmscapes' using very high resolution remotely sensed data. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 80, 461–470.

Verma N.V., D. W. Lamb, N. Reid & B. Wilson (2014) An allometric model for estimating DBH of isolated and clustered Eucalyptus trees from measurements of crown projection area. Forest Ecology and Management 326, 125–132.  


Gollan J. R., L. Lobry de Bruyn, N. Reid & L. Wilkie (2013) Monitoring the ecosystem service provided by dung beetles offers benefits over commonly used biodiversity metrics and a traditional trapping method. Journal for Nature Conservation 21, 183–188. doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2012.12.004

Good M.K., N.L. Schultz, M. Tighe, N. Reid & S.V. Briggs (2013) Herbaceous vegetation response to grazing exclusion in patches and inter-patches in semi-arid pasture and woody encroachment. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 179, 125–132.    

Muñoz-Robles C., M. Tighe, N. Reid, P. Frazier, S. V. Briggs & B. Wilson (2013) A two-step up-scaling method for mapping runoff and sediment production from pasture and woody encroachment on semi-arid hillslopes. Ecohydrology 6, 83–93. doi: 10.1002/eco.283  

Norton D. & N. Reid (2013) Nature and Farming: Sustaining Native Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic. ISBN: 9780643103252. See:

Norton D.A., N. Reid & L. Young (2013) Ultimate drivers of native biodiversity change in agricultural systems [v1; ref status: indexed,]. F1000Research 2, 214 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-214.v1)

Reid N., J. Reid, J. Hoad, S. Green, G. Chamberlain & J. M. Scott (2013) Five-year survival and growth of farm forestry plantings of native trees and radiata pine in pasture affected by position in the landscape. Animal Production Science 53, 817–826.  

Smith R., M. Tighe, N. Reid, S. Briggs & B. Wilson (2013) Effects of grazing, trenching and surface soil disturbance on ground cover in  woody encroachment on the Cobar Pediplain, south-eastern Australia. Journal of Arid Environments 96, 80–86.  

Smith R., M. Tighe, N. Reid, S. Briggs & B. Wilson (2013) Patch and soil characteristics of pastures with water-spreading banks and woody encroachment in semi-arid Australia. Ecological Management & Restoration 14(2), 120-126. doi: 10.1111/emr.12034 


Croft P., N. Reid & J. T. Hunter (2012) The bark of eucalypt trees: habitat quality for arthropods and impact of fire. Pacific Conservation Biology 18, 186–193.

Curtis D. J., N. Reid & G. Ballard (2012) Communicating ecology through art: what scientists think. Ecology and Society 17(2), 3 (15 pp).  

Gollan J., L. Lobry de Bruyn, N. Reid & L. Wilkie (2012) Can volunteers collect data that are comparable to professional scientists? A study of variables used in monitoring the outcomes of ecosystem rehabilitation. Environmental Management 50, 969–978. doi: 10.1007/s00267-012-9924-4

Good M., J. Price, P. Clarke & N. Reid (2012) Dense regeneration of floodplain Eucalyptus coolabah: invasive native scrub or passive restoration of an endangered woodland community? Rangeland Journal 34, 219–230.

Sinha P., L. Kumar & N. Reid (2012) Seasonal variation in land-cover classification accuracy in a diverse region. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 78, 271–280.

Sinha P., L. Kumar & N. Reid (2012) Three-date landsat thematic mapper composite in seasonal land-cover change identification in a mid-latitudinal region of diverse climate and land use. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6(1), 063595 (30 Oct 2012). 

Taylor S., L. Kumar & N. Reid (2012) Impacts of climate change and land-use on the potential distribution of an invasive weed: a case study of Lantana camara in Australia. Weed Research 52, 291–401. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00930.x 

Taylor S., L. Kumar, N. Reid & C. R. G. Lewis (2012) Optimal band selection from hyperspectral data for Lantana camara discrimination. International Journal of Remote Sensing 33, 5418–5437.

Taylor S., L. Kumar, N. Reid & D. J. Kriticos (2012) Climate change and the potential distribution of an invasive shrub, Lantana camara L. PLoS ONE 7(4), e35565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035565

Tighe M., C. Muñoz-Robles, N. Reid, B. Wilson & S. V. Briggs (2012) Hydrological thresholds of soil surface properties identified using conditional inference tree analysis. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 620–632. doi: 10.1002/esp.3191


Barnes P., B. R. Wilson, M. G. Trotter, D. W. Lamb, N. Reid, T. Koen & L. Bayerlein (2011) The patterns of grazed pasture associated with scattered trees across an Australian temperate landscape: an investigation of pasture quantity and quality. Rangeland Journal 33, 121–130.

Barnes P., B. R. Wilson, N. Reid, T. B. Koen, P. Lockwood & D. W. Lamb (2011) Litterfall and associated nutrient pools extend beyond the canopy of scattered eucalypt trees in temperate pastures. Plant and Soil 345, 339–352.

Gollan J. R., L. Lobry de Bruyn, N. Reid, D. Smith & L. Wilkie (2011) Can ants be used as ecological indicators of restoration progress in dynamic environments? A case-study in a revegetated riparian zone. Ecological Indicators 11, 1517–1525. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.09.007

Good M.K., J.N. Price, P. Clarke & N. Reid (2011) Densely regenerating coolibah (Eucalyptus coolabah) woodlands are more species rich than surrounding derived grasslands in floodplains of eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 59, 468–479.

Muñoz-Robles C., N. Reid, M. Tighe, S. V. Briggs & B. Wilson (2011) Assessing ground cover at patch and hillslope scale in semi-arid woody vegetation and pasture using fused Quickbird data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 14, 94–102.

Muñoz-Robles C., N. Reid, M. Tighe, S. V. Briggs & B. Wilson (2011) Soil hydrological and erosional responses in areas of woody encroachment, pasture and woodland in semi-arid Australia. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 936–945.

Muñoz-Robles C., N. Reid, M. Tighe, S. V. Briggs & B. Wilson (2011) Soil hydrological and erosional responses in patches and inter-patches in vegetation states in semi-arid Australia. Geoderma 160, 524–534.

Taylor S., L. Kumar & N. Reid (2011) Accuracy comparison of Quickbird, Landsat TM and SPOT 5 imagery for Lantana camara mapping. Journal of Spatial Science 56, 241–252.


Croft P., J. T. Hunter J. T. & N. Reid (2010) Threat of frequent fire and drought for the rare wattle Acacia williamsiana J. T. Hunter: an experimental burn highlights implications for fire management. Ecological Management and Restoration 11, 217–220.

Croft P, N. Reid & J. T. Hunter (2010) Experimental burning changes the quality of fallen timber as habitat for vertebrate and invertebrate fauna: implications for fire management. Wildlife Research 37, 574–581.

Gardiner B. & N. Reid (2010) Sustainable livestock production, In D. J. Cottle (ed.) International Sheep and Wool Handbook pp. 445–470. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham.

Lewis T., N. Reid, P. J. Clarke & R. D. B. Whalley (2010) Resilience of a high conservation value, semi-arid grassland on fertile clay soils to burning, mowing and ploughing. Austral Ecology 35, 464–481.

Muñoz-Robles C., N. Reid, P. Frazier, M. Tighe, S. V. Briggs & B. Wilson (2010) Factors related to gully erosion in woody encroachment in south-eastern Australia. Catena 83, 148–157.

Taylor S., Kumar L. & Reid N. (2010) Mapping Lantana camara: accuracy comparison of various fusion techniques. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 76, 691–700.


Lewis T., P.J. Clarke, R.D.B. Whalley & N. Reid (2009) What drives plant biodiversity in the clay floodplain grasslands of NSW? Rangeland Journal 31, 329–351.

Norton D.A. & N. Reid (2009) Sheep grazing reduces Hieracium pilosella flowering. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 52, 129–131.

Reid N. & S.F. Shamoun (2009) Contrasting research approaches to managing mistletoes in commercial forests and wooded pastures. Botany 87, 1–9.

Tighe M., N. Reid, B. Wilson & S.V. Briggs (2009) Invasive native scrub and soil condition in semi-arid south-eastern Australia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 132, 212–222.


Cummings J. & N. Reid (2008) Stand-level management of plantations to improve biodiversity values. Biodiversity and Conservation 17, 1187–1211.

Lewis T., P.J. Clarke, N. Reid & R.D.B. Whalley (2008) Perennial grassland dynamics on fertile plains: is coexistence mediated by disturbance? Austral Ecology 33, 128–139.


Croft P., J.T. Hunter & N. Reid (2007) Depletion of regenerative bud resources during cyclic drought: What are the implications for fire management? Ecological Management and Restoration 8, 187–192.

Cummings J., N. Reid, I. Davies & C. Grant (2007) Experimental manipulation of restoration barriers in abandoned eucalypt plantations. Restoration Ecology 15, 156–167.


Reid N. & Kahn L. (2006) Land and livelihood, In A. Atkinson, J.S. Ryan, I. Davidson & A. Piper (eds) High Lean Country. Land, People and Memory in New England pp. 69–78. Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest NSW.


Chalmers, A., S. McIntyre, R.D.B. Whalley & N. Reid (2005) Grassland species response to soil disturbance and nutrient enrichment on the Northern Tablelands. Australian Journal of Botany 53, 485–499.

Cummings J., N. Reid, I. Davies & C. Grant (2005) Adaptive restoration of sand-mined areas for biological conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology 42, 160–170.

Doran J.C., A.K. Kar, J.S. Larmour & N. Reid (2005) Variation in frost tolerance of the 1,8-cineole-rich variants of the peppermint eucalypts, Eucalyptus radiata and E. dives. Australian Forestry 68, 137–143.


Graham, S., B.R. Wilson, N. Reid & H. Jones (2004) Scattered paddock trees, litter chemistry, and soil surface properties in pastures of the New England Tablelands, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 905–912.

Cummings J. & N. Reid (2004) Implementing ecological restoration in national parks. Ecological Restoration & Management 5, 71–73.


Watson C. & N. Reid (2001) Herbage response to tree thinning of eucalypt regrowth. Natural Resource Management 4, 16–21.


Read J.L., N. Reid & W.N. Venables (2000) Which birds are useful bioindicators of mining and grazing impacts in arid South Australia? Environmental Management 26, 215–232.

Reid N. & D.M. Stafford Smith (2000) Population dynamics of an arid zone mistletoe (Amyema preissii, Loranthaceae) and its host Acacia victoriae (Mimosaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 48, 45–58.

Reid N. & J. Landsberg (2000) Tree decline in agricultural landscapes: what we stand to lose, In R.J. Hobbs & C.J. Yates (eds) Temperate Eucalypt Woodlands in Australia: Biology, Conservation, Management and Restoration pp. 127–166. Surrey Beatty, Chipping Norton NSW.Reid N. & Z. Yan (2000) Mistletoes and other phanerogams parasitic on eucalypts, In P.J. Keane, G.A. Kile, F.D. Podger & B.N. Brown (eds)

Diseases and Pathogens of Eucalypts

pp. 353–383. CSIRO, Collingwood Vic.