Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

William Lee

William Lee
Position: Senior Researcher
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Dunedin
Private Bag 1930
Dunedin 9054
Phone: +64 3 470 7207
Mob: +64 21 50 9484
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Otago
    PhD Botany Plant Ecology
    1981
  • Otago
    DipSc Botany
    1972
  • Otago
    BSc Botany
    1971

Publications

Publications

  • Kelly D, Geldenhuis A, James A, Holland EP, Plank MJ, Brockie RE, Cowan PE, Harper GA, Lee WG, Maitland MJ, Mark AF, Mills JA, Wilson PR, Byrom AE 2013. Of mast and mean: differential-temperature cue makes mast seeding insensitive to climate change. Ecology letters 16(1): 90-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/Ele.12020 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Tanentzap AJ, Lee WG, Monks A 2013. Increased nitrogen cycling facilitates native forest regeneration: Potential for restoring extinct ecological processes? Ecological Applications 23(1): 36-45. (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Michel P, Lee WG, During HJ, Cornelissen JHC 2012. Species traits and their non-additive interactions control the water economy of bryophyte cushions. Journal of Ecology 100(1): 222-231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01898.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Crush JR, Lee WG, Lloyd KM, Ouyang L 2012. Root mass distribution patterns under standardised conditions in species of Chionochloa and Festuca from New Zealand. Acta ecologica sinica 32(4): 189-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chnaes.2012.04.007 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Lee WG, Tanentzap AJ, Heenan PB 2012. Plant radiation history affects community assembly: evidence from the New Zealand alpine. Biology Letters. http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2012/01/27/rsbl.2011.1210.abstract (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Tanentzap AJ, Walker S, Stephens RTT, Lee WG 2012. A framework for predicting species extinction by linking population dynamics with habitat loss. Conservation letters 5(2): 149-156. <Go to ISI>://CABI:20123160095 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Kelly D, Geldenhuis A, Byron AE, James A, Holland EP, Lee WG, Plank M 2011. Will global change alter mast seeding in tussock grasslands? Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. p. 155. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
  • Michel P, Lee WG 2011. Bryophyte contribution to ecosystem services in New Zealand indigenous tussock grasslands. Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. 152. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Science Advisor Irahuka Restoration project, YEPT., Irahuka Restoration project
  • Professor, University of Otago
  • Science Advisor, Takahe Recovery Group
  • Chairman, Miss EL Hellaby Indigenous Grassland Research Trust

Skills

Skills

  • Biodiversity assessment
  • Invasion ecology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Vegetation Management