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Susan Walker

Senior Researcher
Ecosystems & Conservation
Location
Dunedin
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Research interests

Research interests

  • Biodiversity conservation measurement and reporting
  • Botany
  • Conservation ecology
  • Dryland plant ecology
  • Ecology
  • Ecology of threatened plants
  • Grassland and shrubland ecology
  • Grasslands and shrublands - Long term dynamics of
  • Plant Community Ecology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant Ecology and Management
  • Quantitative Ecology

Qualifications

Otago
MSc
1997

Otago
PhD Botany
1997

West Herts
PGDipP
1991

Natal
BSc (Hons) Agriculture
1988

Publications

Weeks ES, Walker S, Overton JM, Clarkson B 2013. The value of validated vulnerability data for conservation planning in rapidly changing landscapes. Environmental Management 51(5): 1055-1066.

Weeks ES, Walker S, Dymond JR, Shepherd JD, Clarkson BD 2013. Patterns of past and recent conversion of indigenous grasslands in the South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37(1): 127-138.

Walker S, Stephens RTT, Overton JM 2012. A unified approach to conservation prioritisation, reporting and information gathering in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36(2): 243-251.

Tanentzap AJ, Walker S, Stephens RTT, Lee WG 2012. A framework for predicting species extinction by linking population dynamics with habitat loss. Conservation letters. Top