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Andrew Gormley

Quantitative Wildlife Ecologist / Capability Leader / Research Priority Area Leader
Wildlife Ecology & Management
Andrew Gormley
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Research interests

  • Mark-recapture and occupancy modelling
  • Bayesian methods of inference
  • Population viability analysis
  • Modelling movement of animals from location data


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PhD Zoology


Gormley AM, Warburton B 2020. Refining kill-trap networks for the control of small mammalian predators in invaded ecosystems. Plos One 15(9). <Go to ISI>://WOS:000570962500011

Lyver PO, Ruru J, Scott N, Tylianakis JM, Arnold J, Malinen SK, Bataille CY, Herse MR, Jones CJ, Gormley AM, Peltzer DA, Taura Y, Timoti P, Stone C, Wilcox M, Moller H 2019. Building biocultural approaches into Aotearoa - New Zealand's conservation future. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 49(3): 394-411. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000487530400008

Glen AS, Perry M, Yockney I, Cave S, Gormley AM, Leckie C, Dickson R, Rakete-Stones W, Rakete-Stones P, Norbury GL, Ruscoe WA 2019. Predator control on farmland for biodiversity conservation: a case study from Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 43(1). <Go to ISI>://WOS:000460310400008

Gormley AM, Anderson DP, Nugent G 2018. Cost-based optimization of the stopping threshold for local disease surveillance during progressive eradication of tuberculosis from New Zealand wildlife. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65(1): 186–196.

Lyver POB, Timoti P, Gormley AM, Jones CJ, Richardson SJ, Tahi BL, Greenhalgh S 2017. Key Māori values strengthen the mapping of forest ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services 27(Part A): 92–102.

Anderson DP, Gormley AM, Ramsey DSL, Nugent G, Martin PAJ, Bosson M, Livingstone P, Byrom AE 2017. Bio-economic optimisation of surveillance to confirm broadscale eradications of invasive pests and diseases. Biological Invasions 19(10): 2869–2884.

Holland EP, Gormley AM, Pech RP 2016. Species- and site-specific impacts of an invasive herbivore on tree survival in mixed forests. Ecology and Evolution 6(7): 1954–1966.

Warburton B, Gormley AM 2015. Optimising the application of multiple-capture traps for invasive species management using spatial simulation. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0120373.

Anderson DP, Ramsey DSL, Nugent G, Bosson M, Livingstone P, Martin PAJ, Sergeant E, Gormley AM, Warburton B 2013. A novel approach to assess the probability of disease eradication from a wild-animal reservoir host. Epidemiology and infection 141(7): 1509-1521.

Gormley AM, Holland EP, Pech RP, Thomson C, Reddiex B 2012. Impacts of an invasive herbivore on indigenous forests. Journal of applied ecology 49(6): 1296-1305.

Gormley AM, Slooten E, Dawson S, Barker RJ, Rayment W, du Fresne S, Bräger S 2012. First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals. Journal of applied ecology 49(2): 474-480.

Gormley AM, Forsyth DM, Griffioen P, Lindeman M, Ramsey DSL, Scroggie MP, Woodford L 2011. Using presence-only and presence–absence data to estimate the current and potential distributions of established invasive species. Journal of applied ecology 48(1): 25-34.

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