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Neil Fitzgerald

Researcher
Ecosystems & Conservation
Neil Fitzgerald
Location
Hamilton
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Qualifications

Waikato
BSc (Tech) Env Science, Biology
2000

Publications

Innes J, Fitzgerald N, Binny R, Byrom A, Pech R, Watts C, Gillies C, Maitland M, Campbell-Hunt C, Burns B 2019. New Zealand ecosanctuaries: types, attributes and outcomes. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 49(3): 370-393. WOS:000470651500001 https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2019.1620297

Wilson DJ, Innes JG, Fitzgerald NB, Bartla S, Watts C, Smale MC 2018. Population dynamics of house mice without mammalian predators and competitors. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42(2): 1-12. https://doi.org/10.201417/nzjecol.42.25

Smale MC, Wiser SK, Bergin MJ, Fitzgerald NB 2018. A classification of the geothermal vegetation of the Taup Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 48(1): 21-38. WOS:000419889000002 https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2017.1322619

Smale MC, Wiser SK, Bergin MJ, Fitzgerald NB 2017. A classification of the geothermal vegetation of the Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 48(1): 21–38. https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2017.1322619

Smale MC, Coomes DA, Parfitt RL, Peltzer DA, Mason NWH, Fitzgerald NB 2016. Post-volcanic forest succession on New Zealand's North Island: an appraisal from long-term plot data. New Zealand Journal of Botany 54(1): 11–29. https://doi.org/10.1080/0028825X.2015.1102747

Ismar SMH, Gaskin CP, Fitzgerald NB, Taylor GA, Tennyson AJD, Rayner MJ 2015. Evaluating on-land capture methods for monitoring a recently re-discovered procellariform seabird, the New Zealand storm petrel Fregetta maoriana. Marine Ornithology 43: 255–258.

Rayner MJ, Gaskin CP, Fitzgerald NB, Baird KA, Berg MM, Boyle D, Joyce L, Landers TJ, Loh GG, Maturin S, Perrimen L, Scofield RP, Simm J, Southey I, Taylor GA, Tennyson AJD, Robertson BC, Young M, Walle R, Ismar SMH 2015. Using miniaturised radiotelemetry to discover the breeding grounds of the endangered New Zealand storm petrel Fregetta maoriana. Ibis 157(4): 754–766. https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12287

Clarkson BR, Moore TR, Fitzgerald NB, Thornburrow D, Watts CH, Miller S 2014. Water table regime regulates litter decomposition in restiad peatlands, New Zealand. Ecosystems 17(2): 317–326. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-013-9726-4

Ismar SMH, Baird KA, Gaskin CP, Taylor GA, Tennyson AJD, Rayner MJ, Bettesworth D, Fitzgerald N, Landers TJ, Imber MJ 2014. A case of natural recovery after the removal of invasive predators - community assemblage changes in the avifauna of Burgess Island. Notornis 61(4): 188–195.

Rayner MJ, Gaskin CP, Stephenson BM, Fitzgerald NB, Landers TJ, Robertson BC, Scofield RP, Ismar SMH, Imber MJ 2013. Brood patch and sex-ratio observations indicate breeding provenance and timing in New Zealand storm petrel (Fregetta maoriana). Marine Ornithology 41: 107–111.

Innes J, Watts C, Fitzgerald N, Thornburrow D, Burns B, MacKay J, Speedy C 2011. Behaviour of invader ship rats experimentally released behind a pest-proof fence, Maungatautari, New Zealand. Occasional papers of the IUCN Species Survival Commission 42: 437–440. ZOOREC:ZOOR14804029012

Clarkson B, Moore T, Thornburrow D, Fitzgerald N, Watts C 2011. Litter decomposition in peatlands, Waikato, New Zealand. Proceedings: Joint Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, WETPOL and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium, Prague, 3-8 July 2011. files.sws2011.com/200000690-a8d21a9cba/O-51.pdf

King CM, Innes JG, Gleeson D, Fitzgerald N, Winstanley T, O'Brien B, Bridgman L, Cox N 2011. Reinvasion by ship rats ( Rattus rattus) of forest fragments after eradication. Biological invasions 13(10): 2391-2408. CABI:20113319543 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-011-0051-6

Morgan DKJ, Waas JR, Innes J, Fitzgerald N 2011. Identification of nest predators using continuous time-lapse recording in a New Zealand city. New Zealand journal of zoology 38(4): 343-347. https://doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2011.607835

Smale MC, Fitzgerald NB, Richardson SJ 2011. Resilience to fire of Dracophyllum subulatum (Ericaceae) frost flat heathland, a rare ecosystem in central North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 49(2): 231-241. CABI:20113237680 https://doi.org/10.1080/0028825x.2010.526950

Innes J, King CM, Bridgman L, Fitzgerald N, Arnold G, Cox N 2010. Effect of grazing on ship rat density in forest fragments of lowland Waikato, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34(2): 227-232.

Richardson SJ, Smale MC, Hurst JM, Fitzgerald NB, Peltzer DA, Allen RB, Bellingham PJ, McKelvey PJ 2009. Large-tree growth and mortality rates in forests of the central North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 33(2): 208-215. CCC:000270861200012

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