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- Smith, Andrew G.; McAlpine, Clive; Rhodes, Jonathan; Seabrook, Leonie; Lunney, Daniel; Baxter, Greg
- Wildlife research 2013 v.40 no.5 pp. 413-426
- Eucalyptus; arsenic; habitats; landscapes; managers; models; probability; regression analysis; rivers; semiarid zones; streams; trees; Queensland
- ... Context Habitat thresholds are the critical point(s), below which the probability of occurrence of a species declines. Identifying thresholds assists land managers to decide how much habitat is needed to conserve a species. However, for any given species, a threshold may not exist, or might occur at one scale but not at others, and it may differ across regions. The use of critical habitat threshol ...
- Clemann, Nick; Scroggie, Michael P.; Smith, Michael J.; Peterson, Garry N. L.; Hunter, David
- Wildlife research 2013 v.40 no.5 pp. 385-392
- canopy; drought; environmental factors; frogs; grasses; habitat conservation; lentic systems; lotic systems; managers; models; planning; probability; refuge habitats; salinity; surface water; surveys; vegetation cover; water quality; Australia
- ... Context Because they are dependent on water, drought can have a deleterious impact on aquatic-breeding amphibians. One such species, the threatened growling grass frog (Litoria raniformis) occurs in south-eastern Australia, a region that has recently emerged from a decade-long, severe drought. Aims We aimed to identify features of drought refugia that facilitate persistence of L. raniformis, so as ...