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Journal articles


  1. Greenville, A.C., Brandle, R., Canty, P. and Dickman, C.R. (2018). Dynamics, habitat use and extinction risk of a carnivorous desert marsupial. Journal of Zoology, In press (Accepted 24th Jul 2018).
  2. *Potter, T., Stannard, H. J., Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Understanding selective predation: are energy and nutrients important? Plos One, In press (Accepted 19th Jul 2018).
  3. Smith BP et al. (including Greenville, A.C.) (2018) Taxonomic status and nomenclature of Australia’s native canid: the case to retain Canis dingo (Meyer 1793). Zootaxa. In press (Accepted 12th Jul 2018).
  4. Greenville, A.C, Nguyen, V.,  Wardle, G.M. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Making the most of incomplete long-term datasets: the MARSS solution. Australian Zoologist. In Press (Accepted 10th Jan 2018).
  5. *Potter, T., Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Assessing the potential for intraguild predation among taxonomically disparate micro-carnivores: marsupials and arthropods. Royal Society Open Science, 5: 171872.
  6. Greenville A.C., Burns, B., Dickman, C.R., Keith, D.A., Lindenmayer, D.B., Morgan, J.W., Heinze, D., Mansergh, I., Gillespie, G.R., Einoder, L., Fisher, A., Russell-Smith, J., Metcalfe, D.J., Green, P.T., Hoffmann, A.A., & Wardle, G.M. (2018). Biodiversity responds to increasing climatic extremes in a biome-specific manner. Science of the Total Environment 634: 382–393.
  7. Crowther, M.S, Tulloch, A.I., Letnic, M., Greenville, A.C., & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Interactions between wildfire and drought drive population responses of mammals in coastal woodlands. Journal of Mammalogy. 99: 416-27.


  1. *Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M. & Dickman C. R. (2017). Desert mammal populations are limited by introduced predators rather than future climate change. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170384.
  2. Lindenmayer D., Burns E. L., Dickman C. R., Green P. T., Hoffmann A. A., Keith D. A., Morgan J. W., Russell-Smith J., Wardle G. M., Gillespie G. R., Cunningham S., Krebs C., Likens G., Pauw J., Troxler T. G., McDowell W. H., Catford J. A., Hobbs R., Bennett A., Nicholson E., Ritchie E., Wilson B., Greenville A. C., Newsome T., Shine R., Kutt A. S., Tulloch A., Thurgate N., Fisher A., Auty K., Smith B., Williams R., Fox B., Metternicht G., Bai X., Banks S., Colvin R., Crane M., Dovey L., Fraser C., Foster C., Heinsohn R., Kay G., Ng K., MacGregor C., Michael D., O’Loughlin T., Portfirio L., Robin L., Salt D., Sato C., Scheele B., Stein J., Stein J., Walker B., Westgate M., Wilson G., Wood J., Venn S., Vardon M., Legge S., Costanza R., Kenny D., Burnett P., Welsh A., Moore J., Sgrò C. & Westoby M. (2017) Save Australia’s ecological research. Science 357, 557.
  3. *Newsome, T.M., Greenville, A.C., Ćirović, D., Dickman, C.R., Johnson, C.N., Krofel, M., Letnic, M., Ripple, W.J., Ritchie, E.G., Stoyanov, S. & Wirsing, A.J. (2017). Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions. Nature Communications, 8: 15469.
  4. *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.
  5. Greenville, A.C. (2017). Book review: The Biology of Deserts, David Ward. 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press. Austral Ecology, doi:10.1111/aec.12523.
  6. 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.


  1. Greenville, A.C. and Emery, N.J. (2016). Gathering lots of data on a small budget. Science, 353: 1360-1361.
  2. 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.
  3. *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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


  1.  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.
  2. Greenville A.C., 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.
  3. Frank A.S.K., Wardle G.M, Dickman C.R. & Greenville A.C. (2014). Habitat- and rainfall-dependent biodiversity responses to cattle removal in an arid woodland-grassland environment. Ecological Applications, 24:2013–2028.


  1.  *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.
  2.  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.


  1.  *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.


  1.  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.
  2.  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.

2010- 2005

  1.  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.
  2.  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.
  3.  Greenville A. C. & Dickman C. R. (2009). Factors affecting habitat selection in a specialist fossorial skink. Biol J Linn Soc, 97, 531-544.
  4.  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.
  5.  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.

Book Chapters

  1. Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C. & Wardle G. M. (2018). Determining trends in irruptive desert species. In: Making threatened species monitoring count (eds S. Legge, D. B. Lindenmayer, N. Robinson, B. Scheele and B. Wintle) pp. 281-92. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  2. Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C. & Wardle G. M. (2017). Developing the desert: potential effects on wildlife. In: Lake Eyre Basin rivers: environmental, social and economic importance. (ed R. T. Kingsford) pp. 63-74. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Other peer reviewed articles

  1. *Greenville, A.C. & Wardle, G.M. Ritchie, R. Newsome, T. (2018). Demise of the dingo. ESA Hot Topics in Ecology (Updated from 2013 version).
  2. 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.

Published data

  1. *Potter T.I., Stannard H.J., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2018). Arthropod Energy & Nutrients, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5ab9a8bfa60bd. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  2.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Microhabitat selection by wolf spiders and dunnarts. doi:10.4227/05/5a1f43d3542e5. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  3.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Direct observations of foraging wolf spiders and dunnarts, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a151e727fb2f. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  4.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Temporal activity of wolf spiders and dunnarts in the Simpson Desert, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a167887d329a. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  5.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Availability of invertebrate prey for micro-carnivores, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a17a9ab8652b. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  6. *Greenville, A. C. (2017). Simpson Desert Remote camera trap data, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/598bd8a2e9e76. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  7. *Newsome T.M., Greenville A.C., Ćirović D., Dickman C.R., Johnson C.N., Krofel M., Letnic M., Ripple W.J., Ritchie E.G., Stoyanov S., & Wirsing A.J. (2017). Data from: Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions (Dryad Digital Repository).
  8. *Greenville, A. C. (2017). 75 years of dryland science, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/588e6a779edf5. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.

Published Software

  1. *Greenville, A. C. (2018). Bipartite Network Analysis vs1.0.2. doi:10.5281/zenodo.1205206. Zenodo.

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.




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