Graeme Clark

Senior Research Associate
Research Activities

Field of Research:  Marine ecology, invasion biology

publications

Journal articles
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Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2021, 'Evaluating the social and ecological effectiveness of partially protected marine areas', Conservation Biology, vol. 35, pp. 921 - 932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13677
2021
Clark GF; Gacutan J; Lawther R; Johnston EL; Tait H; Bednarz T, 2021, 'A visualization tool for citizen-science marine debris big data', Water International, vol. 46, pp. 211 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2021.1888495
2021
Bracewell SA; Dafforn KA; Lavender JT; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Latitudinal variation in the diversity–disturbance relationship demonstrates the context dependence of disturbance impacts', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 30, pp. 1389 - 1402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13305
2021
Turnbull JW; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2021, 'Conceptualising sustainability through environmental stewardship and virtuous cycles—a new empirically-grounded model', Sustainability Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-00981-4
2021
Folpp HR; Schilling HT; Clark GF; Lowry MB; Maslen B; Gregson M; Suthers IM, 2020, 'Artificial reefs increase fish abundance in habitat-limited estuaries', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 57, pp. 1752 - 1761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13666
2020
Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Kajlich L; Clark GF, 2020, 'Quantifying local coastal stewardship reveals motivations, models and engagement strategies', Biological Conservation, vol. 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108714
2020
Turnbull JW; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2020, 'LESI: A quantitative indicator to measure local environmental stewardship', MethodsX, vol. 7, pp. 101141 - 101141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2020.101141
2020
Kelaher BP; Clark GF; Johnston EL; Coleman MA, 2020, 'Effect of Desalination Discharge on the Abundance and Diversity of Reef Fishes', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 54, pp. 735 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b03565
2020
Tagliafico A; Butcher PA; Colefax AP; Clark GF; Kelaher BP, 2020, 'Variation in cownose ray Rhinoptera neglecta abundance and group size on the central east coast of Australia', Journal of Fish Biology, vol. 96, pp. 427 - 433, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14219
2020
Clark GF; Pastorino S; Marzinelli EM; Turney CSM; Fogwill CJ; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Nearshore marine communities at three New Zealand sub-Antarctic islands', Polar Biology, vol. 42, pp. 2193 - 2203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-019-02591-4
2019
Bolton DK; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2019, 'Novel in situ predator exclusion method reveals the relative effects of macro and mesopredators on sessile invertebrates in the field', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 513, pp. 13 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.02.002
2019
Bolton DK; Johnston EL; Coleman MA; Clark GF, 2018, 'Caught between a rock and a hard place: Fish predation interacts with crevice width and orientation to explain sessile assemblage structure', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 140, pp. 31 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.03.001
2018
Bugnot AB; Lyons MB; Scanes P; Clark GF; Fyfe SK; Lewis A; Johnston EL, 2018, 'A novel framework for the use of remote sensing for monitoring catchments at continental scales', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 217, pp. 939 - 950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.03.058
2018
Clark GF; Knott NA; Miller BM; Kelaher BP; Coleman MA; Ushiama S; Johnston EL, 2018, 'First large-scale ecological impact study of desalination outfall reveals trade-offs in effects of hypersalinity and hydrodynamics', Water Research, vol. 145, pp. 757 - 768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.08.071
2018
Turnbull JW; Shah Esmaeili Y; Clark GF; Figueira WF; Johnston EL; Ferrari R, 2018, 'Key drivers of effectiveness in small marine protected areas', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 27, pp. 2217 - 2242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1532-z
2018
Bracewell SA; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Habitat complexity effects on diversity and abundance differ with latitude: an experimental study over 20 degrees', Ecology, vol. 99, pp. 1964 - 1974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2408
2018
Lawes JC; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2018, 'Disentangling settlement responses to nutrient-rich contaminants: Elevated nutrients impact marine invertebrate recruitment via water-borne and substrate-bound cues', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 645, pp. 984 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.234
2018
Turney CSM; Fogwill CJ; Palmer J; van Sebille E; Thomas Z; McGlone M; Richardson S; Wilmshurst JM; Fenwick P; Zunz V; Goosse H; Wilson K-J; Carter L; Lipson M; Jones RT; Harsch M; Clark G; Marzinelli E; Rogers T; Rainsley E; Ciasto L; Waterman S; Thomas ER; Visbeck M, 2017, 'Tropical forcing of increased Southern Ocean climate variability revealed by a 140-year subantarctic temperature reconstruction', Climate of the Past, vol. 13, pp. 231 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-231-2017
2017
Stuart-Smith RD; Edgar GJ; Barrett NS; Bates AE; Baker SC; Bax NJ; Becerro MA; Berkhout J; Blanchard JL; Brock DJ; Clark GF; Cooper AT; Davis TR; Day PB; Emmett Duffy J; Holmes TH; Howe SA; Jordan A; Kininmonth S; Knott NA; Jonathan LS; Ling SD; Parr A; Strain E; Hugh S; Russell T, 2017, 'Assessing national biodiversity trends for rocky and coral reefs through the integration of citizen science and scientific monitoring programs', BioScience, vol. 67, pp. 134 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw180
2017
Clark GF; Stark JS; Palmer AS; Riddle MJ; Johnston EL, 2017, 'The roles of sea-ice, light and sedimentation in structuring shallow antarctic benthic communities', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168391
2017
Clark GF; Stark JS; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Tolerance rather than competition leads to spatial dominance of an Antarctic bryozoan', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 486, pp. 222 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2016.10.008
2017
Bolton D; Mayer-Pinto M; Clark GF; Dafforn KA; Brassil WA; Becker A; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Coastal urban lighting has ecological consequences for multiple trophic levels under the sea', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 576, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.037
2017
Bracewell SA; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2017, 'Latitudinal variation in the competition-colonisation trade-off reveals rate-mediated mechanisms of coexistence', Ecology Letters, vol. 20, pp. 947 - 957, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12791
2017
Stuart-Smith RD; Edgar GJ; Barrett NS; Bates AE; Baker SC; Bax NJ; Becerro MA; Berkhout J; Blanchard JL; Brock DJ; Clark GF; Cooper AT; Davis TR; Day PB; Duffy JE; Holmes TH; Howe SA; Jordan A; Kininmonth S; Knott NA; Lefcheck JS; Ling SD; Parr A; Strain E; Sweatman H; Thomson R, 2017, 'Corrigendum: Assessing National Biodiversity Trends for Rocky and Coral Reefs through the Integration of Citizen Science and Scientific Monitoring Programs.', Bioscience, vol. 67, pp. 774, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bix070
2017
Lawes JC; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Brown MV; Johnston EL, 2017, 'Multiple stressors in sediments impact adjacent hard substrate habitats and across biological domains', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 592, pp. 295 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.083
2017
Stelling-Wood TP; Clark GF; Poore AGB, 2016, 'Responses of ghost crabs to habitat modification of urban sandy beaches', Marine Environmental Research, vol. 116, pp. 32 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2016.02.009
2016
Fogwill CJ; van Sebille E; Cougnon EA; Turney CSM; Rintoul SR; Galton-Fenzi BK; Clark GF; Marzinelli EM; Rainsley EB; Carter L, 2016, 'Brief communication: Impacts of a developing polynya off Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica, triggered by grounding of iceberg B09B', TC, vol. 10, pp. 2603 - 2609, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-2603-2016
2016
Turney CSM; McGlone M; Palmer J; Fogwill C; Hogg A; Thomas ZA; Lipson M; Wilmshurst JM; Fenwick P; Jones RT; Hines B; Clark GF, 2016, 'Intensification of Southern Hemisphere westerly winds 2000-1000 years ago: evidence from the subantarctic Campbell and Auckland Islands (52-50°S)', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 31, pp. 12 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2828
2016
Lawes JC; Neilan BA; Brown MV; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2016, 'Elevated nutrients change bacterial community composition and connectivity: high throughput sequencing of young marine biofilms', Biofouling, vol. 32, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2015.1126581
2016
Lawes JC; Clark GF; Johnston EL, 2016, 'Contaminant cocktails: Interactive effects of fertiliser and copper paint on marine invertebrate recruitment and mortality', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 102, pp. 148 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.11.040
2016
Clark GF; Raymond B; Riddle MJ; Stark JS; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Vulnerability of Antarctic shallow invertebrate-dominated ecosystems', Austral Ecology, vol. 40, pp. 482 - 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12237
2015
Clark GF; Kelaher BP; Dafforn KA; Coleman MA; Knott NA; Marzinelli EM; Johnston EL, 2015, 'What does impacted look like? High diversity and abundance of epibiota in modified estuaries', Environmental Pollution, vol. 196, pp. 12 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2014.09.017
2015
Clark GF; Marzinelli EM; Fogwill CJ; Turney CSM; Johnston EL, 2015, 'Effects of sea-ice cover on marine benthic communities: a natural experiment in Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica', Polar Biology, vol. 38, pp. 1213 - 1222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-015-1688-x
2015
Byers JE; Smith RS; Pringle JM; Clark GF; Gribben PE; Hewitt CL; Inglis GJ; Johnston EL; Ruiz GM; Stachowicz JJ; Bishop MJ, 2015, 'Invasion Expansion: Time since introduction best predicts global ranges of marine invaders', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep12436
2015
Smith RS; Johnston EL; Clark GF, 2014, 'The role of habitat complexity in community development is mediated by resource availability', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102920
2014
Clark GF; Stark JS; Johnston EL; Runcie JW; Goldsworthy PM; Raymond B; Riddle MJ, 2013, 'Light-driven tipping points in polar ecosystems', Global Change Biology, vol. 19, pp. 3749 - 3761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12337
2013
Clark GF; Johnston E; Leung B, 2013, 'Intrinsic time dependence in the diversity-invasibility relationship', Ecology, vol. 94, pp. 25 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0592.1
2013
Dafforn KA; Kelaher BP; Simpson SL; Coleman MA; Hutchings PA; Clark GF; Knott NA; Doblin MA; Johnston EL, 2013, 'Polychaete Richness and Abundance Enhanced in Anthropogenically Modified Estuaries Despite High Concentrations of Toxic Contaminants', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077018
2013
Clark GF, 2013, 'Biodiversity-invasibility mechanisms are mediated by niche dimensionality', Functional Ecology, vol. 27, pp. 5 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12031
2013
Durrant HMS; Clark GF; Dworjanyn SA; Byrne M; Johnston EL, 2013, 'Seasonal variation in the effects of ocean warming and acidification on a native bryozoan, Celleporaria nodulosa', Marine Biology, vol. 160, pp. 1903 - 1911, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-012-2008-4
2013
Dafforn KA; Simspon S; Kelaher BP; Komyakova V; Wong CK; Clark GF; Johnston E, 2012, 'The challenge of choosing environmental indicators of anthropogenic impacts in estuaries.', Environmental Pollution, vol. 163, pp. 207 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2011.12.029
2012
Mckinley A; Coleman M; Knott N; Clark GF; Taylor M; Ryan L; Johnston E, 2011, 'Putting marine sanctuaries into context: A comparison of estuary fish assemblages over multiple levels of protection and modification.', Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol. 21, pp. 636 - 648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.1223
2011
Clark GF; Stark JS; Hill NA; Perrett LA; Johnston E, 2011, 'Algal canopy as a proxy for the disturbance history of understorey communities in East Antarctica.', Polar Biology, vol. 34, pp. 781 - 790, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-010-0931-8
2011
Clark GF; Johnston E, 2011, 'Temporal change in the diversity-invasibility relationship in the presence of a disturbance regime', Ecology Letters, vol. 14, pp. 52 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01550.x
2011
Clark GF; Johnston E, 2009, 'Propagule pressure and disturbance interact to overcome biotic resistance of marine invertebrate communities', Oikos, vol. 118, pp. 1679 - 1686, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.17564.x
2009
Johnston E; Clark GF, 2007, 'Recipient environment more important than community composition in determining the success of an experimental sponge transport', Restoration Ecology, vol. 15, pp. 638 - 651, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2007.00276.x
2007
Clark GF; Johnston E, 2005, 'Manipulating larval supply in the field: a controlled study of marine invasibility', Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 298, pp. 9 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps298009
2005
Book Chapters
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Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Rius M; Floerl O, 2017, 'How anthropogenic activities affect the establishment and spread of non-indigenous species post-arrival', in Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, pp. 389 - 419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21944
2017
Johnston EL; Dafforn KA; Clark GF; Rius M; Floerl O, 2017, 'How Anthropogenic Activities Affect the Establishment and Spread of Non-Indigenous Species Post-Arrival', in Oceanography and Marine Biology, CRC Press, pp. 389 - 419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21944-6
2017
Johnston E; Piola RF; Clark GF, 2009, 'The role of propagule pressure in marine invasions.', in Rilov G; Crooks JA (ed.), Marine Bioinvasions: Ecology, Conservation, and Management Perspectives, edn. Original, Springer, Berlin, pp. 133 - 147
2009
Johnston EL; Piola RF; Clark GF, 2009, 'The Role of Propagule Pressure in Invasion Success', in Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 133 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79236-9_7
2009