Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Rowan Buxton

Rowan Buxton
Position: Research Technician
Team: Ecosystems & Global Change
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9627
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Lincoln
    COP Soil Science
    1986
  • Canterbury
    BSc Botany
    1980

Publications

Publications

  • Bellingham PJ, Kardol P, Bonner KI, Buxton RP, Morse CW, Wardle DA 2016. Browsing by an invasive herbivore promotes development of plant and soil communities during primary succession. Journal of Ecology 104(6): 1505-1517. http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12624 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Mason NWH, Frazao C, Buxton RP, Richardson SJ 2016. Fire form and function: evidence for exaptive flammability in the New Zealand flora. Plant Ecology 217(6): 645-659. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-016-0618-5 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Wiser SK, Buxton RP, Helm A 2013. [Abstract] Using species complementarity to set conservation priorities: which species are most important? Proceedings: EcoTas13: 5th Joint Conference of New Zealand Ecological Society and Ecological Society of Australia, Auckland, New Zealand, 24-29 November 2013. Pp. 169. http://ecotas13.org/wp-content/uploads/EcoTasHandbook.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Wiser SK, Buxton RP, Clarkson BR, Hoare RJB, Holdaway RJ, Richardson SJ, Smale MC, West C, Williams PA 2013. New Zealand's naturally uncommon ecosystems. In: Dymond JR ed. Ecosystem services in New Zealand: conditions and trends. Lincoln, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. Pp. 49-61. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/researchpubs/uncommon-ecosystems-book-section.pdf (Book Section, 2013)
  • Wiser S, Buxton R, Helm A 2013. [Abstract] Using species complementarity to select sites for conservation management: which species are most important? In: Püssa K, Kalamees R, Hallop K ed. Proceedings: 56th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science: Vegetation Patterns and their Underlying Processes, Tartu, Estonia, 26-30 June 2013. Pp. 266. http://iavs2013.ut.ee/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/IAVS2013.abstracts.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Bellingham PJ, Morse CW, Buxton RP, Bonner KI, Mason NWH, Wardle DA 2013. Litterfall, nutrient concentrations and decomposability of litter in a New Zealand temperate montane rain forest. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37(2): 162-171. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/3078 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Harsch MA, Buxton R, Duncan RP, Hulme PE, Wardle P, Wilmshurst J 2012. Causes of tree line stability: stem growth, recruitment and mortality rates over 15 years at New Zealand Nothofagus tree lines. Journal of biogeography 39(11): 2061-2071. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02763.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Richardson SJ, Williams PA, Mason NWH, Buxton RP, Courtney SP, Rance BD, Clarkson BR, Hoare RJB, St. John MG, Wiser SK 2012. Rare species drive local trait diversity in two geographically disjunct examples of a naturally rare alpine ecosystem in New Zealand. Journal of vegetation science 23(4): 626-639. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01396.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Clarkson BR, Smale MC, Williams PA, Wiser SK, Buxton RP 2011. Drainage, soil fertility and fire frequency determine composition and structure of gumland heaths in northern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 35(1): 96-113. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/2952 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Wiser SK, Buxton RP, Clarkson BR, Richardson SJ, Rogers GM, Smale MC, Williams PA 2010. Climate, landscape and microenvironment interact to determine plant composition in naturally discrete gravel beach communities. Journal of vegetation science 21(4): 657-671. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Williams PA, Kean JM, Buxton RP 2010. Multiple factors determine the rate of increase of an invading non-native tree in New Zealand. Biological invasions 12(5): 1377-1388. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Wiser S, Buxton R 2009. Montane outcrop vegetation of Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 33(2): 164-176 http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/new_issues/NZJEcol33_2_164.pdf (Journal Article, 2009)
  • 2008. Impact of domestic stock on Department of Conservation grazing lease vegetation in South Westland. Results from monitoring 1989-2004, and recommendations. Wellington, Department of Conservation. 45 p. (Serial, 2008)
  • Wiser SK, Buxton RP 2008. Context matters: Matrix vegetation influences native and exotic species composition on habitat islands. Ecology 89(2): 380-391. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Wiser S, Forgie S, Buxton R, Clarkson B 2007. New Zealand's shingle beaches: significant rare ecosystems or exotic-dominated wastelands? New Zealand Ecological Society Conference 2007. Feathers to fur : the ecological transformation of Aotearoa, University of Canterbury, 18-22 November. Programme and abstracts. [Christchurch], [The Conference]. Pp. 64-. (Book Section, 2007)
  • Clarkson B, Buxton R 2005. Non-Sphagnum peatlands of New Zealand. Moorlands from Siberia to fire country. 85 ed. Stapfia. Linz, Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseen. Pp. 408-411. (Book Section, 2005)
  • Buxton RP, Stanley J, Alspach P, Morgan C, Ross C 2005. Mosses and other early colonizers : pioneers for revegetating mine waste rock dumps and rock walls. National Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, Breckenridge CO, June, 19-23 2005 : proceedings. Lexington, American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Pp. [unpaged]-. (Book Section, 2005)
  • Bellingham PJ, Duncan RP, Lee WG, Buxton RP 2004. Seedling growth rate and survival do not predict invasiveness in naturalized woody plants in New Zealand. Oikos 106: 308-316. (Journal Article, 2004)
  • Whinam J, Hope GS, Clarkson BR, Buxton R, Alspach P, Adam P 2003. Sphagnum peatlands of Australasia : the resource, its utilisation and management. Wetlands ecology and management 11: 37-49. (Journal Article, 2003)
  • Stanley J, Buxton R, Alspach P, Morgan C, Martindale D, Sarosa W 2000. Developing optimum strategies for rehabilitating overburden stockpiles at the Grasberg mine, Irian, Jaya, Indonesia. In: Rochefort L, Daigle J-Y ed. Sustaining our wetlands : proceedings of the 11th International Peat Congress, Quebec, Canada. Quebec, International Peat Society. Pp. 806-814. (Book Section, 2000)
  • Setzepfand M, Buxton R, Glenny D 1998. Saccogynidium decurvum, an Australian liverwort species new to New Zealand. Australasian bryological newsletter 39: 15-16. (Journal Article, 1998)
  • Whinam J, Buxton R 1997/10. Sphagnum peatlands of Australasia : an assessment of harvesting sustainability. Biological conservation 82(1): 21-29. (Journal Article, 1997/10)
  • Williams PA, Buxton RP 1995/3. Aspects of the ecology of two species of Passiflora (P. mollissima (Kunth) L. Bailey and P. pinnatistipula Cav.) as weeds in South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand journal of botany 33(3): 315-323. (Journal Article, 1995/3)
  • Meurk CD, Buxton RP 1990. What is happening to the natural landscape of Aotearoa? Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 51: 35-38. (Conference Proceedings, 1990)

Skills

Skills

  • Botany
  • Land Rehabilitation
  • Plant Ecology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Ecological Research
  • Wetland Plant Ecology
  • Vegetation and Climate Change
  • Forest and Grassland Ecology
  • Health and Safety