Environmental Monitoring

Environmental Monitoring

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Abelson, Robert P., (1995) Statistics as principled argument . Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers

Allan, J. David, Erickson, Donna L., and Fay, John (1997) The influence of catchment land use on stream integrity across multiple spatial scales . Freshwater Biology 37: 149-161

Anderson, Judith L.. (1998). Embracing uncertainty: The interface of Bayesian statistics and cognitive psychology . Conservation Ecology [online] 2(1): 2.

Bailar, J. C. (1995). The practice of meta-analysis . Journal of clinical epidemiology, 48: 149-157.

Bardwell, Lisa V. (1991) Problem-framing: A perspective on environmental problem-solving . Environmental Management 15(5) 603-612

Bosch, O. J. H., Allen, W. J., & Gibson, R. S. (1996) Monitoring as an integral part of management and policy making

Branagan, David F., and Packham, Gordon H., (2000). Field geology of New South Wales. (3rd Edition) . NSW Department of Mineral Resources

Brown, D. and Rothery, P. (1993). Models in Biology: mathematics, statistics and computing . Wiley, London.

Bunn, S.E., Davies, P.M., and Mosisch, T.D. (1999) Ecosystem measures of river health and their response to riparian and catchment degradation . Freshwater Biology 41: 333-345

Calow, Peter, and Petts, Geoffrey E. (Editors) (1992) The Rivers Handbook. Hydrological and ecological principles . Blackwell Scientific Publications

Campbell, M.J., Julious, S.A. and Altman, D.G. (1995). Estimating sample sizes for binary, ordered categorical, and continuous outcomes in two group comparisons . British Medical Journal, 311: 1145-1148.

Carson, Lyn (1999) Alison Burton Memorial Lecture Random Selection: Achieving Representation in Planning Royal Australian Planning Institute, Canberra, ACT

Centre for Adaptive Behaviour and Cognition Ecological Rationality

Chalmers, A.F. (1976) What is this thing called Science? University of Queensland Press

Chessman, B.C. (1995). Rapid assessment of rivers using macroinvertebrates: A procedure based on habitat-specific sampling, family level identification and a biotic index . Australian J. Ecology, 20:122-129.

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Collet, D. (1991). Modelling Binary Data , Chapman &Hall, London.

Cooper, H.M. and Hedges, L.V.(eds) (1994). Handbook of research synthesis . Russell Sage Foundation, New York.

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Cooper, Scott D., Diehl, Sebastian, Kratz, Kim, and Sarnelle, Orlando, (1998) Implications of scale for patterns and processes in stream ecology . Aust. J. Ecology 23:27-40

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Fairweather, Peter G. (1991) Statistical power and design requirements for environmental monitoring Aust. J. Mar. Freshwater Res. 42 555-567

Fairweather, Peter G. (1999) State of environment indicators of "river health": exploring the metaphor Freshwater Biology 41 211-220

Fielding, A. H. and Bell, J. F. (1997). A review of methods for the assessment of prediction error in conservation presence/absence models . Environmental Conservation, 24: 38-49.

Fox, David R. (2000) Using beta-content tolerance intervals to derive water quality guidelines. CSIRO, Perth Western Australia Report EPO-TR/2000/3

Friend, John and Hickling, Alan (1987) Planning under pressure: the strategic choice approach . Pergamon Press

Gelman, A., Carlin, J. B., Stern, H. S. and Rubin, D. B. (1995). Bayesian Data Analysis . Chapman and Hall, London.

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Gigerenza, Gerd (1998) Surrogates for theories Theory and Psycology 8(2) 195-204

Gigerenzer, Gerd (1999) precis of Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart , by Gerd Gigerenzer, Peter M. Todd, and the ABC Research Group, Oxford University Press,

Gigerenzer, Gerd and Hoffrage, Ulrich (1995) How to improve Bayesian reasoning without instruction: frequency formats . Psychological Review 102(4) 684-704

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Gray, J.S., (1990) Statistics and the precautionary principle Marine Pollution Bulletin 21 4 174-176

Green, Roger H., (1979) Sampling design and statistical methods for environmental biologists . John Wiley and Sons

Gurevitch, J. and Hedges, L. V. (1993). Meta-analysis: combining the results of independent experiments . Pp 378-425 in: S. M. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch (eds) Design and analysis of ecological experiments. Chapman and Hall, London.

Hall, J. A., Rosenthal, R., Tickle-Degnen, L. and Mosteller, F. (1994). Hypotheses and problems in research synthesis . Pp 18-27 in: H. Cooper and L. V. Hedges (eds) The Handbook of Research Synthesis. Russell Sage Foundation, New York.

Harlow, L. L., Mulaik, S. A. and Steiger, J. H. (1997). What if there were no significance tests? Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah.

Hauer, Richard E. and Lamberti, Gary A.,(Ed.s) (1996) Methods in Stream Ecology . Academic Press

Harris, Graham P. (1994) Pattern, process and prediction in aquatic ecology. A limnological view of some general ecological problems . Freshwater Biology 32:143-160

Harris,Graham P. (1996) Catchments and aquatic ecosystems: Nutrient ratios, flow regulation and ecosystem impacts in rivers like the Hawkesbury-Nepean . CRC for Freshwater Ecology Discussion Paper

Hedges, L.V. and Olkin, I. (1985). Statistical methods for meta- analysis . Academic Press, New York.

Helberg, Clay, M.S. Pitfalls of Data Analysis(or How to Avoid Lies and Damned Lies)

Helsel, Dennis R. (1987) Advantages of nonparametric procedures for analysis of water quality data . Hydrological Sciences - Journal 32(2) 179-190

Helsel, Dennis R. (1990) Less than obvious: statistical treatment of data below the detection limit . Environ. Sci. Technol. 24(12) 1766-1774

Hilborn, Ray, and Mangel, Marc (1997) The ecological detective . Princeton University Press.

Hilborn, Ray, and Walters, Carl J. (1981) Pitfalls of environmental baseline and process studies . EIA Review 2(3) 265-278

Hoffman, F. Owen, and Hammonds, Jana S. (1994). Propagation of uncertainty in risk assessments: the need to distinguish between uncertainty due to lack of knowledge and uncertainty due to variability . Risk Analysis 14(5):707-712

Hunter, J. E. (1982). Meta Analysis . Sage Publications, Beverly Hills.

Hunter, J. E. and Schmidt, F. L. (1990). Methods of meta-analysis: correcting error and bias in research findings . Sage, California.

Hurlbert, Stuart H. (1984) Pseudoreplication and the design of ecological field experiments . Ecological Monographs 54(2) 187-211

Jarvinen, A. 1991. A meta-analytical study of the effects of female age on laying date and clutch-size in the Great Tit Paurus major and the Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca . Ibis, 133: 62-66.

Jaynes, E. T. (1996) Baysian Methods: A general background. An introductory tutorial

Johnson, D. H. (1999). The insignificance of statistical significance testing . Journal of Wildlife Management, 63: 763-772.

Jones, Clive G., Lawton, John H., and Shachak, Moshe, (1994) Organisms as ecosystem engineers . OIKOS 69: 373-386

Jones, D. R. (1995). Meta-analysis: weighting the evidence . Statistics in Medicine, 14: 137-149.

Jonsen, Albert R., and Toulmin, Stephen (1988). The abuse of casuistry: A history of moral reasoning . University of California Press

Kazdin, Alan E. (1981) Drawing valid inferences from case studies J Consult Clin Psychology 49 2 183-192

Karr, James R. (1999) Defining and measuring river health . Freshwater Biology 44: 221-234

Kates, Robert W., and Clark, William C. (1996) Environmental surprise: expecting the unexpected . Environment 38(2) 6-11,28-34

Keith, Lawrence H.,(1990) Environmental sampling: A summary . Environ. Sci. Technol. 24(5): 610-617

Keith, Lawrence H. (Editor) (1996) Principles of Environmental Sampling (2nd Edition) ACS Professional Reference Book, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

Kraub, Stefan, Martignon, Laura &Hoffrage, Ulrich Simplifying Bayesian Inference Max Planck Institute For Human Development

Krebs, Charles J., (1999) Ecological Methodology (2nd Edition) Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers

Lakatos, Imre and Musgrave, Alan (1970) Criticism and the growth of knowledge . Cambridge University Press

Lee Danny C., and Bradshaw Gay A. (2004) Making Monitoring Work for Managers Thoughts on a conceptual framework for improved monitoring within large-scale ecosystem management efforts

Lee, G. Fred, and Jones-Lee, Anne (1993) Water quality impacts of stormwater-associated contaminants: focus on real problems . Wat. Sci. Tech. 28(3-5) 231-240

Legendre, P. and Legendre, L. (1998). Numerical Ecology (2nd English Edition). Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Levy, Margi and Synnott, Michael (1993) A systems approach to environmental management Systems Science . Edited by F. A. Stowell et al. Plenum Press, New York. 283-288

McCoy, K. Lynn, Krumpe, Edwin E. and Cowles, Paul D. The Principles and Processes of Public Involvement: A State-of-the-Art Synthesis for Agencies Venturing Into Ecosystem Management

Maddock, Ian (1999) The importance of physical habitat assessment for evaluating river health . Freshwater Biology 41: 373-391

Maher, W., Batley, G. E., and Lawrence, I. (1999) Assessing the health of sediment ecosystems: use of chemical measurements . Freshwater Biology 41: 361-372

Miller, R. G. (1996) Spurious correlation and pollutant export relations . Water 23(5) 33-35

Morgan, M. Granger, and Henrion, Max (1990) Uncertainty. A guide to dealing with uncertainty and quantitative risk and policy analysis . Cambridge University Press.

Nester, M. R. (1996). An Applied Statistician's Creed . Applied Statistics.

Ourso, R.T, (2001) The effects of urbanisationon on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in streams, Anchorage, Alaska Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4278

Norris, Richard H. and Thoms, Martin C. (1999) What is river health? Freshwater Biology 41: 197-209

Peters, R. H. (1991) A critique for ecology . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

Petersen, Robert C. (1992) The RCE: a Riparian, Channel, and Environmental inventory for small streams in the agricultural landscape . Freshwater Biology 27 295-306

Reeves, Cliona (2007) Managing "outrage" and "crises": Dealing with risk by understanding your audience.

Reynoldson, T.B., Norris, R.H., Resh, V.H., Day, K.E., and Rosenberg, D.M. (1997). The reference condition: a comparison of multimetric and multivariate approaches to assess water-quality impairment using benthic macroinvertebrates . J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 16(4):833-852

Rizak, S. and Hrudy, S. (2007) Strategic Water Quality Monitoring for Drinking Water Safety Research Report 37 Published by the CRC for Water Quality and Treatment

Rosenthal, R. (1995). Writing meta-analytical reviews . Psychological Bulletin, 118: 183-192.

Roser, D, and Ashbolt, N (2004) Source Water Quality Assessment and the Management of Pathogens in Surface Catchments and Aquifers Research Report 9

Rowe, William D. (1994) Understanding uncertainty . Risk Analysis 14(5) 743-750

Royall, Richard (1997) Statistical evidence: A likelihood paradigm . Chapman &Hall

Royall, Richard, The Strength of Statistical Evidence

Russo, J. Edward and Schoemaker, Paul J. H. (1989) Decision Traps: The Ten Barriers to Decision-Making and How to Overcome Them Fireside.

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Sandman, Peter M. Should outrage affect policy?

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Sandman, Peter (2004) Because people are concernced: How should "outrage" affect application of the precautionary principle?

Sandman, Peter (2009) Climate change risk communication: The problem of psychological denial.

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Schrader-Frechette, K. S. (1994) Science, environmental risk assessment, and the frame problem BioScience 44(8): 548-551

Simberloff, Daniel (1998) Flagships, umbrellas, and keystones: Is single species management pass? in the landscape era? Biological Conservation, 83(3): 247-257

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Smith, Stephen (1994) Impact of domestic sewage effluent versus natural background variability: an example from Jervis Bay, NSW . AUST J MAR Freshwater Res 45 1045-64

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Smith, Stephen, D.A. (1994) Impact of domestic sewage effluent versus natural background variability: an example from Jervis Bay, New South Wales . Aust. J. Mar. Freshwater Res. 45 1045-1064

Stewart-Oaten, Allen, Murdoch, William W, and Parker, Keith R (1986) Environmental impact assessment: "pseudoreplication" in time? Ecology 67(4) 929-940

Stout, Benjamin B., (1992) The good, the bad, and the ugly of monitoring programs: defining questions and establishing objectives

Sullivan, Dale Basic helps for practical reasoning

Swallow, W. H. (1984). Those overworked and oft-misused mean separation procedures - Duncans, LDS, etc . Plant Disease, 68: 919-921.

Thomas, L. and Krebs, C. J. (1997). A review of statistical power analysis software . Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. April. Also available in an electronic form.

Townsend, Colin R., and Riley, Ralph H., (1999) Assessment of river health: accounting for perturbation pathways in physical and ecological space . Freshwater Biology 41: 393-405

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Underwood, A. J. (2000) Importance of experimental design in detecting and measuring stresses in marine populations J Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery 7 3-24

Underwood, A.J., and Chapman, M.G. (1995). Coastal marine ecology of temperate Australia . UNSW Press

Walsh, Christopher, Leonard, Alex, Ladson, Anthony, Fletcher, Tim (2004) Urban Stormwater and the ecology of streams CRC Freshwater Ecology &CRC Catchment Hydrology

Ward, J.V. (1998) Riverine landscapes: Biodiversity patterns, disturbance regimes, and aquatic conservation . Biological Conservation 83(3): 269-278

Ward, Robert C., Loftis, Jim C., and McBride, Graham B. (1986). "Data-rich but Information-poor"; syndrome in water quality monitoring . Environmental Management 10(3): 291-297

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Wynne, Brian (1992). Uncertainty and environmental learning: Reconceiving science and policy in the preventative paradigm. Global environmental change Volume 3, June: 111-127

Zhu, Liqi, and Gigerenza, Gerd (2008) Children Can Solve Bayesian Problems: The Role of Representation in Mental Computation Cognition 98 (287-308)


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