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Journal articles

  1. *Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. & Wardle G.M. (2017). 75 years of dryland science: trends and gaps in arid ecology literature. Plos One, 12: e0175014.
  2. Newsome, T.M., Greenville, A.C., Letnic, M., Ritchie, E.G., Dickman, C.R. (2017). The case for a dingo reintroduction in Australia remains strong: A reply to Morgan et al., 2016. Food Webs 10: 39-41.
  3. Greenville, A.C. and Emery, N.J. (2016). Gathering lots of data on a small budget. Science, 353: 1360-1361.
  4. Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M., Nguyen V. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Spatial and temporal synchrony in reptile population dynamics in variable environments. Oecologia 182: 475–485.
  5. *Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M., Nguyen V. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Population dynamics of desert mammals: similarities and contrasts within a multi-species assemblage. Ecosphere 7: e01343. 10.1002/ecs2.1343.
  6. Frank A. S. K., Wardle G. M., Greenville A. C. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Cattle removal in arid Australia benefits kangaroos in high quality habitat but does not affect camels. The Rangeland Journal 38: 73-84.
  7. Kwok, A. B. C., Wardle, G. M., Greenville, A. C. & Dickman, C. R. (2016). Long-term patterns of invertebrate abundance and relationships to environmental factors in arid Australia. Austral Ecology 41: 480-491.
  8. Wardle, G. M., Greenville, A.C., Frank, A. S. K., Tischer, M., Emery, N. J., & Dickman, C. R. (2015). Ecosystem risk assessment of Georgina gidgee woodlands in central Australia. Austral Ecology 40: 444-459.
  9. Nguyen, V., Greenville A., Dickman C., & Wardle G. (2015). On the validity of visual cover estimates for time series analyses: a case study of hummock grasslands. Plant Ecology, 216: 975-988.
  10. Newsome T., Ballard G.-A., Crowther M., Glen A., Dellinger J., Fleming P., Greenville A., Johnson C., Letnic M., Moseby K., Nimmo D., Nelson M., Read J., Ripple W., Ritchie E., Shores C., Wallach A., Wirsing A. & Dickman C. (2015). Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology, 23: 201–208.
  11.  Letnic M., Laffan S.W., Greenville A.C., Russell B.G., Mitchell B. & Fleming P.J.S. (2014). Artificial watering points are focal points for activity by an invasive herbivore but not native herbivores in conservation reserves in arid Australia. Biodiversity and Conservation, 10.1007/s10531-014-0770-y.
  12. Greenville AC, Wardle GM, Tamayo B & Dickman CR (2014). Bottom-up and top-down processes interact to modify intraguild interactions in resource-pulse environments. Oecologia, 175: 1349-1358.
  13. Frank A.S.K., Wardle G.M, Dickman CR & Greenville AC (2014). Habitat- and rainfall-dependent biodiversity responses to cattle removal in an arid woodland-grassland environment. Ecological Applications, 24:2013–2028.
  14.  *Frank, A. S. K., Dickman, C. R., Wardle, G. M. & Greenville, A. C. (2013). Interactions of Grazing History, Cattle Removal and Time since Rain Drive Divergent Short-Term Responses by Desert Biota. Plos One, 8: e68466.
  15.  Greenville, A.C., Wardle, G.M. & Dickman, C.R. (2013). Extreme rainfall events predict irruptions of rat plagues in central Australia. Austral Ecology, 38: 754–764.
  16.  *Greenville A. C., Wardle G. M. & Dickman C. R. (2012). Extreme climatic events drive mammal irruptions: regression analysis of 100-year trends in desert rainfall and temperature. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 2645-2658.
  17.  Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C., Tamayo B. & Wardle G. M. (2011). Spatial dynamics of small mammals in central Australian desert habitats: the role of drought refugia. Journal of Mammalogy 92, 1193-209.
  18.  Letnic, M., Greenville, A., Denny, E., Dickman, C. R., Tischler, M., Gordon, C. & Koch, F. (2011). Does a top predator suppress the abundance of an invasive mesopredator at a continental scale? Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20, 343-353.
  19.  Dickman, C. R., Greenville, A. C., Beh, C.-L., Tamayo, B. & Wardle, G. M. (2010). Social organization and movements of desert rodents during population “booms” and “busts” in central Australia. Journal of Mammalogy, 91, 798-810.
  20.  Greenville A. C., Dickman C. R., Wardle G. M. & Letnic M. (2009). The fire history of an arid grassland: the influence of antecedent rainfall and ENSO. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18, 631-639.
  21.  Greenville A. C. & Dickman C. R. (2009). Factors affecting habitat selection in a specialist fossorial skink. Biol J Linn Soc, 97, 531-544.
  22.  Read J. L., Carter J., Moseby K. M. & Greenville A. (2008). Ecological roles of rabbit, bettong and bilby warrens in arid Australia. Journal of Arid Environments, 72, 2124-2130.
  23.  Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2005). Ecology of Lerista labialis in the Simpson Desert: reproduction and diet. Journal of Arid Environments, 60, 611-625.

Other peer reviewed articles

*Greenville, A.C. & Wardle, G.M. (2013). Demise of the dingo: the loss of a top predator would have consequences for native wildlife. ESA Hot Topics in Ecology.

PhD Thesis

*Greenville, A. C. 2015. The role of ecological interactions: how intrinsic and extrinsic factors shape the spatio-temporal dynamics of populations. PhD Thesis. University of Sydney, Sydney.

Opinion articles

*Greenville A.C. & Wardle G.M. (2013). Will we hunt dingoes to the brink like the Tasmanian Tiger? The Conversation, 21st November 2013.


Science at the Local Podcast, July 2016.

Dingo doing more than its share to protect native species, Sydney Morning Herald, November 2015.

Dingo doing more than its share to protect native species, The Age, November 2015.

18 of our most exciting scientists on Twitter, University of Sydney, August 2015.

Of mice and dogs. TERN newsletter, November 2014.

Top Dog: How Dingoes Save Native Animals. Australasian Science, November 2014.

A 25 year commitment to digging for answers in the sand. Biology News, July 2014.

Surveillance in the Simpson suggests a new take on threat to native animals., June 2014.

Surveillance in the Simpson suggests a new take on threat to native animals., June 2014.

Surveillance in the Simpson suggests a new take on threat to native animals. University of Sydney, June 2014.

Following the plot: the value of long-term ecological monitoring. ECOS Magazine, April 2014.

After the floods come the rats. Biology News, 25. School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney. February 2014.

Will dingoes go the way of the Tassie tiger? InDaily, November 2013.

Plot by plot, research becomes part of the social landscape. TERN Newsletter, November 2013.

Changes predicted for the Simpson Desert’s droughts and flooding rains. School of Biological Sciences NEWS 13/11/2012.

Simpson Desert so hot right now (ABC NT Country Hour).

Sydney University Student wins young scientist grant. Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife.

Boom and bust for biodiversity in arid Australia. TERN Newsletter, September 2012.

Co-author network plot coloured by modularity. Lines weighted by number of shared papers.

Co-author network plot coloured by modularity. Lines weighted by number of shared papers.


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