Please email me if you would like a pdf and can’t access the links. Also see my profile on Google scholar (Google Scholar, ResearcherID H-9001-2013, ORCID). My name and those of my students and postdocs in bold.

85. Nicholson, E., Watermeyer, K.E., Rowland, J.A., Sato, C.F., Stevenson, S.L., Andrade, A., Brooks, T.M., Burgess, N.D., Cheng, S.-T., Grantham, H.S., Hill, S.L., Keith, D.A., Maron, M., Metzke, D., Murray, N.J., Nelson, C.R., Obura, D., Plumptre, A., Skowno, A.L., Watson, J.E.M. (2021) Scientific foundations for an ecosystem goal, milestones and indicators for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Nature Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1038/s41559-021-01538-5 (view for free here).

84. Czúcz, B., H. Keith, J. Maes, A. Driver, B. Jackson, E. Nicholson, M. Kiss and C. Obst (2021). Selection criteria for ecosystem condition indicators. Ecological Indicators 133: 108376.

83. Davies H.F., Tiwi Land Rangers, Nicholson E. & Murphy B.P. (2021) Northern brown bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus) and common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) density on the Tiwi Islands: insights and implications. Pacific Conservation Biology , in press.

82. Lee C.K.F., Duncan C., Nicholson E., Fatoyinbo T.E., Lagomasino D., Thomas N., Worthington T.A. and Murray N.J. (2021) Mapping the Extent of Mangrove Ecosystem Degradation by Integrating an Ecological Conceptual Model with Satellite Data. Remote Sensing 13, 2047.

81. Navarro A., Young M., Macreadie P.I., Nicholson E., Ierodiaconou D. (2021) Mangrove and Saltmarsh Distribution Mapping and Land Cover Change Assessment for South-Eastern Australia from 1991 to 2015. Remote Sensing 13, 1450.

80. Bergstrom D.M., Wienecke B.C., van den Hoff J., Hughes L., Lindenmayer D.B., Ainsworth T.D., Baker C.M., Bland L., Bowman D.M.J.S., Brooks S.T., Canadell J.G., Constable A.J., Dafforn K.A., Depledge M.H., Dickson C.R., Duke N.C., Helmstedt K.J., Holz A., Johnson C.R., McGeoch M.A., Melbourne‐Thomas J., Morgain R., Nicholson E., Prober S.M., Raymond B., Ritchie E.G., Robinson S.A., Ruthrof K.X., Setterfield S.A., Sgrò C.M., Stark J.S., Travers T., Trebilco R., Ward D.F.L., Wardle G.M., Williams K.J., Zylstra P.J. & Shaw J.D. (2021), Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic. Glob Change Biol.

79. Moritsch M.M., Young M., Carnell P., Macreadie P.I., Lovelock C., Nicholson E., Raimondi P.T., Wedding L.M. & Ierodiaconou D. (2021) Estimating blue carbon sequestration under coastal management scenarios. Science of The Total Environment, 145962.

78. Moallemi E. A., de Haan F. J., Hadjikakou M., Khatami S., Malekpour S., Smajgl A.,  Stafford Smith M., Voinov A., Bandari R., Lamichhane P., Miller K.K., Nicholson E., Novalia W., Ritchie E.G., Rojas A.M., Shaikh M.A., Szetey K. & Bryan B.A. (2021) Evaluating participatory modelling methods for co‐creating pathways to sustainability. Earth’s Future, 9, e2020EF001843.

77. Rowland J.A., Bland L.M., James S. & Nicholson E. (2021), A guide to representing variability and uncertainty in biodiversity indicators. Conservation Biology. in press.

76. Czúcz B, Keith H, Driver A, Jackson B, Nicholson E, Maes J (2021) A common typology for ecosystem characteristics and ecosystem condition variables. One Ecosystem 6: e58218.

75. Nicholson E., Rowland J. A., Sato C.F., Stevenson S., & Watermeyer K.E. (2020). A review of potential metrics to support an ecosystem goal and action targets in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Unpublished report. Deakin University, Australia; IUCN, Gland, Switzerland (download pdf).

74. Keith H, Czúcz B, Jackson B, Driver A, Nicholson E, Maes J (2020) A conceptual framework and practical structure for implementing ecosystem condition accounts. One Ecosystem 5: e58216.

73. Chen Y-J, Nicholson E. & Cheng S-T. (2020) Using machine learning to understand the implications of meteorological conditions for fish kills. Scientific Reports 10, 17003.

72. de Lima, D.O., Banks‐Leite, C., Lorini, M.L., Nicholson, E. and Vieira, M.V. (2020), Anthropogenic effects on the occurrence of medium‐sized mammals on the Brazilian Pampa biome. Animal Conservation, in press. doi:10.1111/acv.12618

71. Stevenson S.L., Watermeyer K., Caggiano G., Fulton E.A., Ferrier S. and Nicholson E. (2020) Matching biodiversity indicators to policy needs. Conservation Biology, in press. doi:10.1111/cobi.13575

70. Watermeyer K.E., Guillera‐Arroita G., Bal P., Burgass M.J., Bland L.M., Collen B., Hallam C., Kelly L.T., McCarthy M.A., Regan T.J., Stevenson S., Wintle B.A. and Nicholson E. (2020) Using decision science to evaluate global biodiversity indices. Conservation Biology, in press. doi:10.1111/cobi.13574

69. Maes J, Driver A, Czúcz B, Keith H, Jackson B, Nicholson E, Dasoo M (2020) A review of ecosystem condition accounts: lessons learned and options for further development. One Ecosystem 5: e53485.

68. Rowland J.A., Lee C.K.F., Bland L.M., Nicholson E. (2020) Testing the performance of ecosystem indices for biodiversity monitoring. Ecological Indicators 116, 106453. [link]

67. Lee C.K., Nicholson E., Duncan C. and Murray N.J. (2020), Estimating changes and trends in ecosystem extent with dense time‐series satellite remote sensing. Conservation Biology. doi:10.1111/cobi.13520

66. Hallam C.D., Wintle B.A., Kujala H., Whitehead A.L. and Nicholson, E. (2020), Measuring impacts on species with models and metrics of varying ecological and computational complexity. Conservation Biology doi:10.1111/cobi.13524

65. Watson, J.E.M., Keith, D.A., Strassburg, B.B.N., Venter, O., Williams, B., Nicholson, E. (2020) Set a global target for ecosystems. Nature, 578, 360-362 [link]

64. Rowland J.A., Bland L.M., Keith D.A. , Juffe Bignoli D., Burgman M.A., Etter A., Ferrer-Paris J.R., Miller R.M., Skowno A.L. & Nicholson E. (2020) Ecosystem indices to support global biodiversity conservation. Conservation Letters [link].

63. Jänes H., Carnell P.E., Zu Ermgassen P.E., Gair J., Reeves S., Nicholson E., Ierodioconou D., Treby S. & Macreadie P.I., (2020) Quantifying fisheries enhancement from coastal vegetated ecosystems. Ecosystem Services, in press.

62. Huang B, Young MA, Carnell PE, Conron S, Ierodiaconou D, Macreadie PI & Nicholson E (2020) Quantifying welfare gains of coastal and estuarine ecosystem rehabilitation for recreational fisheries. Science of the Total Environment [link]

61. Jänes H, Macreadie PI, Nicholson E, Ierodioconou D, Reeves S, Taylor MD & Carnell PE (2020) Stable isotopes infer the value of Australia’s coastal vegetated ecosystems from fisheries. Fish & Fisheries

60. Bland L, E Nicholson, R Miller, A Andrade, A Etter, J R Ferrer-Paris, T Kontula, A Lindgaard, P Pliscoff, A Skowno, I Zager & D Keith (2019) Impacts of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems on conservation policy and practice. Conservation Letters  [link]

59. Scroggie M P, Preece K, Nicholson E, McCarthy MA, Parris KM & Heard GW (2019) Optimizing habitat management for amphibians: From simple models to complex decisions. Biological Conservation 236, 60-69 [link]

58. La Marca W, Elith J, Firth RSC, Murphy BP, Regan TJ, Woinarski JCZ & Nicholson E (2019). The influence of data source and species distribution modelling method on spatial conservation priorities. Diversity & Distributions  [link].

57. Lee C., Keith DA, Nicholson E. & Murray, N. (2019) REDLISTR: Tools for the IUCN Red Lists of Ecosystems and Threatened Species in R. Ecography, 42, 1050-1055 [link]

56. Nicholson, E., Fulton, E.A., Brooks, T.M., Blanchard, R., Leadley, P., Metzger, J.P., Mokany, K., Stevenson, S., Wintle, B.A., Woolley, S.N.C., Barnes, M., Watson, J.E.M. & Ferrier, S. (2019) Scenarios and models to support global conservation targets. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 34, 57-68 [link, free download preprint and suppl mat Table S1.]

55. Ryan G, Nicholson E., Eames J., Gray T., Loveridge R., Mahood S., Sum P. & McCarthy M.A. (2019) Simultaneous-count models to estimate abundance from counts of unmarked individuals with imperfect detection. Conservation Biology, 33, 697-708 [link]

54. Polak T., Nicholson E., Grilo C., Bennett J. & Possingham H.P. (2019) Optimal planning for mitigating the impacts of roads on multiple species. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56, 201-213 [link].

53. Mace G.M, Milner‐Gulland E.J. & Nicholson E. (2018) Remembering Dr. Ben Collen, an exemplary conservation biologist. Conservation Biology, 32, 1473-1475 [link]

52. Doherty, T.S., Bland, L.M., Bryan, B.A., Neale, T., Nicholson, E., Ritchie, E.G. & Driscoll, D.A. (2018) Expanding the Role of Targets in Conservation Policy. Trends in Ecology & Evolution33, 809-812 [link]

51. Young M.A., Macreadie P.I., Duncan C., Carnell P.E., Nicholson E., Serrano O., Duarte C.M., Shiell G., Baldock J. & Ierodiaconou D. (2018) Optimal soil carbon sampling designs to achieve cost-effectiveness: a case study in blue carbon ecosystems. Biology Letters, 14  [link]

50. Geyle H., Guillera-Arroita G., Davies H., Firth R., Woinarski J., Murphy B., Nimmo D., Ritchie E. & Nicholson E. (2018) Towards meaningful monitoring: a case study of a threatened rodent. Austral Ecology, in press [link].

49. Bland LM, Watermeyer K, Keith D.A., Nicholson E., Regan T.J. & Shannon L.J. (2018) Assessing risks to marine ecosystems with indicators, ecosystem models and experts. Biological Conservation, 227, 19-28 [link, blog]

48. Rowland, J.A., Nicholson, E., Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Lester, R.E. & Bland, L.M. (2018) Selecting and applying indicators of ecosystem collapse for risk assessments. Conservation Biology, 32, 1233-1245 [link].

47. Navarro, L.M., Fernández, N., Guerra, C., Guralnick, R., Kissling, W.D., Londoño, M.C., Muller-Karger, F., Turak, E., Balvanera, P., Costello, M.J., Delavaud, A., El Serafy, G.Y., Ferrier, S., Geijzendorffer, I., Geller, G.N., Jetz, W., Kim, E.-S., Kim, H., Martin, C.S., McGeoch, M.A., Mwampamba, T.H., Nel, J.L., Nicholson, E., Pettorelli, N., Schaepman, M.E., Skidmore, A., Sousa Pinto, I., Vergara, S., Vihervaara, P., Xu, H., Yahara, T., Gill, M. & Pereira, H.M. (2017) Monitoring biodiversity change through effective global coordination. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 29, 158-169 [link].

46. Driscoll, D.A., Bland, L.M., Bryan, B.A., Newsome, T.M., Nicholson, E., Ritchie, E.G. & Doherty, T.S. (2018) A biodiversity-crisis hierarchy to evaluate and refine conservation indicators. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 775–781 [link]

45. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Ferrari, R., Lyons, M.B., Lucas, R., Pettorelli, N. & Nicholson, E. (2018). The role of remote sensing in structured assessments of ecosystem status. Science of the Total Environment, 619, 249-257 [link]

44. Bland L., Regan, T.J., Keith, D., Murray, N., Rodriguez, J.P., Rowland, J., Linn, M., Lester, R. and Nicholson, E., (2018). Developing a standardized definition of ecosystem collapse for risk assessment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 16, 29-36 [link, pdf on Researchgate]

43. Bland, L.M., Regan, T.J., Dinh, M.N., Ferrari, R., Keith, D.A., Lester, R., Mouillot, D., Murray, N.J., Nguyen, H.A. & Nicholson, E. (2017) Using multiple lines of evidence to assess the risk of ecosystem collapse. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284 [link]

42. Pettorelli, N., Schulte to Bühne, H., Tulloch, A., Dubois, G., Macinnis-Ng, C., Queirós, A.M., Keith, D.A., Wegmann, M., Schrodt, F., Stellmes, M., Sonnenschein, R., Geller, G.N., Roy, S., Somers, B., Murray, N., Bland, L., Geijzendorffer, I., Kerr, J.T., Broszeit, S., Leitão, P.J., Duncan, C., El Serafy, G., He, K.S., Blanchard, J.L., Lucas, R., Mairota, P., Webb, T.J. & Nicholson, E (2018) Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 4, 71-93 [link]

41. Bunnefeld, N., Nicholson, E., & Milner-Gulland, E. (Eds.). (2017). Decision-Making in Conservation and Natural Resource Management: Models for Interdisciplinary Approaches (Conservation Biology). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781316135938 [link]

40. Nicholson, E., Fulton, E., & Collen, B. (2017). Linking Biodiversity Indicators with Global Conservation Policy. In N. Bunnefeld, E. Nicholson, & E. Milner-Gulland (Eds.), Decision-Making in Conservation and Natural Resource Management: Models for Interdisciplinary Approaches (Conservation Biology, pp. 182-195). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781316135938.009 (email for pdf)

39. Milner-Gulland E.J., Nicholson, E. & Bunnefeld N. (2017). Synthesis: Moving forward together. In: Decision-Making in Conservation and Natural Resource Management: Models for Interdisciplinary Approaches (eds. Bunnefeld N., Nicholson E. & Milner-Gulland E.J.) pp. 196-212. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

38. Bunnefeld N., Nicholson, E. & Milner-Gulland E.J. (2017). Introduction. In: Decision-Making in Conservation and Natural Resource Management: Models for Interdisciplinary Approaches (eds. Bunnefeld N., Nicholson E. & Milner-Gulland E.J.) pp. 1-16. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

37. Burgass, M.J., Halpern, B.S., Nicholson, E. & Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2017) Navigating uncertainty in environmental composite indicators. Ecological Indicators, 75, 268-278 [link]

36. Davies, H.F., McCarthy, M.A., Firth, R.S.C., Woinarski, J.C.Z., Gillespie, G.R., Andersen, A.N., Geyle, H.M., Nicholson, E. & Murphy, B.P. (2017) Top-down control of species distributions: feral cats driving the regional extinction of a threatened rodent in northern Australia. Diversity and Distributions, 23, 272–283 [link].

35. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Nicholson, E., Regan, T.J., Rodríguez, J.P. & Bedward, M. (2017) The use of range size to assess risks to biodiversity from stochastic threats. Diversity and Distributions, 23, 474–483 [link].

34. Southwell D., Tingley R., Bode M., Nicholson E. & Phillips B. (2017) Cost and feasibility of a barrier to halt the spread of invasive cane toads in arid Australia: incorporating expert knowledge into model-based decision-making. Journal of Applied Ecology: 54, 216–224 [link]


33. Costelloe B.T., Collen B., Milner-Gulland E.J., Craigie I.D., McRae L., Rondinini C. & Nicholson E. (2016) Global biodiversity indicators reflect the modelled impacts of protected area policy change. Conservation Letters, 9 (1): 14-20 [link].

32. Wallace APC, Jones JPG, Milner-Gulland E.J., Wallace GE, Young R & Nicholson E (2016) Drivers of the Distribution of Fisher Effort at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. Human Ecology: 1-13 [link]

31. Collen B., McRae L., Nicholson E., Craigie I.D., Milner-Gulland E.J., Loh J. & Whitmee S. (2016). Species population trends in protected areas. In: Protected areas: are they safeguarding biodiversity? (eds. Joppa L., Robinson J. & Baillie J.E.M.). pp 105-121. Wiley-Blackwell Cambridge, United Kingdom [link].


30. Nicholson E. (2015) Accounting for career breaks. Science, 348, 830 [link, Altmetrics]

29. Wallace APC, Milner-Gulland E.J., Jones JPG, Bunnefeld N, Young R & Nicholson E (2015) Quantifying the short-term costs of conservation interventions for fishers at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. PLoS One, 10(6): e0129440 [link]

28. Bland, L.M., Orme, C.D.L., Bielby, J., Collen, B., Nicholson, E. & McCarthy, M.A. (2015) Cost-effective assessment of extinction risk with limited information. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (4): 861–870, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12459. [link]

27. Nicholson E., Regan T.J., Auld T.D., Burns E., Chisholm L.A., English V., Harris S., Harrison P., Kingsford R.T., Leishman M.R., Metcalfe D.J., Pisanu P., Watson C.J., White M., White M.D., Williams R.J., Wilson B. & Keith D.A. (2015). Towards consistency, rigour and compatibility of risk assessments for ecosystems and ecological communities. Austral Ecology40 (4): 347–363 [link], part of a special issue, Ecosystem risk assessment.

26. Keith, D.A., Rodríguez, J.P., Brooks, T.M., Burgman, M.A., Barrow, E.G., Bland, L., Comer, P.J., Franklin, J., Link, J., McCarthy, M.A., Miller, R.M., Murray, N.J., Nel, J., Nicholson, E., Olivera-Miranda, M.A., Regan, T.J., Rodríguez-Clark, K.M., Rouget, M. & Spalding, M.D. (2015) The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems: motivations, challenges and applications. Conservation Letters, 8 (3): 214–226 [link].

25. Rodríguez, J.P., Keith, D.A., Rodríguez-Clark, K.M., Murray, N.J., Nicholson, E., Regan, T.J., Miller, R.M., Barrow, E.G., Bland, L.M., Boe, K., Brooks, T.M., Oliveira-Miranda, M.A., Spalding, M. & Wit, P. (2014) A practical guide to the application of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems criteria. Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society B, 370: 20140003, DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0003 [link].


24. Collen B. & Nicholson E. (2014). Taking the measure of change. Science, 346, 166-167 [link]

23. Whitehead A.L., Kujala H., Ives C.D., Gordon A., Lentini P.E., Wintle B.A., Nicholson E. & Raymond C.R. (2014) Integrating biological and social values when prioritizing places for biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology28 (4): 992–1003 [link]


22. Keith D.A., Rodríguez J.P., Rodríguez-Clark K.M., Nicholson E., Aapala K., Alonso A., Asmussen M., Bachman S., Bassett A., Barrow E.G., Benson J.S., Bishop M.J., Bonifacio R., Brooks T.M., Burgman M.A., Comer P., Comín F.A., Essl F., Faber-Langendoen D., Fairweather P.G., Holdaway R.J., Jennings M., Kingsford R.T., Lester R.E., Mac Nally R., McCarthy M.A., Moat J., Oliveira-Miranda M.A., Pisanu P., Poulin B., Regan T.J., Riecken U., Spalding M.D. & Zambrano-Martínez S. (2013) Scientific foundations for an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems. PLoS ONE, 8(5): e62111 [link]

21. Nicholson E., Lindenmayer D.B., Frank K. & Possingham H.P. (2013). Testing the focal species approach to conservation planning for species persistence. Diversity and Distributions, 19 (5-6): 530–540 [link]

20. Ponce-Reyes, R., Nicholson, E., Baxter, P., Fuller, R.A. & Possingham, H.P. (2013) Extinction risk in cloud forest fragments under climate change and habitat loss. Diversity & Distributions, 19 (5-6): 518–529 [link].


19. Nicholson, E., Collen, B., Barausse, A., Blanchard, J. L., Costelloe, B. T., Sullivan, K. M. E., Underwood, F. M., Burn, R. W., Fritz, S., Jones, J. P. G., McRae, L., Possingham, H. P. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. (2012) Robust policy decisions with global biodiversity indicators. PLoS One, 7(7): e41128 [link]

18. Rodríguez, J. P., K. M. Rodríguez-Clark, D. A. Keith, E. G. Barrow, J. Benson, E. Nicholson and P. Wit (2012) IUCN Red List of Ecosystems. S.A.P.I.EN.S [Online] 5.2

17. Schlüter M., McAllister R.R.J., Arlinghaus R., Bunnefeld N., Eisenack K., Hölker F., Milner-Gulland E.J., Müller B., Nicholson E., Quaas M. & Stöven M. (2012). New horizons for managing the environment: A review of coupled social-ecological systems modeling. Natural Resource Modeling, 25 (1), 219-272 [link].


16. Gibbons J.M., Nicholson E., Milner-Gulland E.J. & Jones J.P.G. (2011). Should payments for biodiversity conservation be based on action or results? Journal of Applied Ecology, 48, 1218-1226 [link].

15. De Ornellas P., Milner-Gulland E.J. & Nicholson E. (2011). The impact of data realities on conservation planning. Biological Conservation, 144, 1980–1988 [link].

14. Jones J.P.G., Collen B., Atkinson G., Baxter P., Bubb P., Illian J., Katzner T., Keane A., Loh J., Macdonald-Madden E., Nicholson E., Pereira H., Possingham H.P., Pullin A., Rodrigues A.S.L., Viviana Ruiz-Gutierrez V., Sommerville M. & Milner-Gulland E.J. (2011). The why, what and how of global biodiversity indicators beyond the 2010 Target. Conservation Biology, 25, 450–457. [link]

13. Rodriguez J.P., Rodriguez-Clark K.M., Baillie J.E.M., Ash N., Benson J., Boucher T., Brown C., Burgess N., Collen B., Jennings M., Keith D.A., Nicholson E., Revenga C., Reyers B., Rouget M., Smith T., Spalding M., Taber A., Walpole M., Zager I. & Zamin T. (2011). Establishing IUCN Red List Criteria for threatened ecosystems. Conservation Biology, 25, 21-29. [link]


12. Guillera-Arroita G., Lahoz-Monfort J.J., Milner-Gulland E.J., Young R.P. & Nicholson E. (2010). Monitoring and conservation of the critically endangered Alaotran gentle lemur Hapalemur alaotrensis. Madagascar Conservation and Development, 5, 29-35 [link]

11. Guillera-Arroita, G., Lahoz-Monfort, J.J., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Young, R.P. & Nicholson, E. (2010) Evaluating occupancy for monitoring the Critically Endangered Alaotran gentle lemur (Hapalemur alaotrensis). Endangered Species Research, 11:157-166 [link].

10. Lahoz-Monfort J.J., Guillera-Arroita G., Milner-Gulland E.J., Young R.P. & Nicholson E. (2010). Satellite imagery as a single source of predictor variables for habitat suitability modelling: how Landsat can inform the conservation of a critically endangered lemur. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 1094-1102. [link]


9. Nicholson E., Mace G.M., Armsworth P.R., Atkinson G., Buckle S., Clements T., Ewers R.M., Fa J.E., Gardner T.A., Gibbons J., Grenyer R., Metcalfe R., Mourato S., Muuls M., Osborn D., Reuman D.C., Watson C. & Milner-Gulland E.J. (2009). Priority research areas for ecosystem services in a changing world. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 1139-1144.[link]

8. Nicholson E., D. A. Keith, and D. S. Wilcove (2009) Assessing the threat status of ecological communities. Conservation Biology, 23 (2): 259-274. [link]

7. Nicholson E. & O. Ovaskainen (2009) Conservation prioritization using metapopulation models. pp 110-121, in Spatial conservation prioritisation: quantitative methods and computational tools (eds. Moilanen A, Possingham HP & Wilson KA). Oxford University Press, Oxford. [email for a pdf]

2008 & earlier

6. Beissinger, S., E. Nicholson & H.P. Possingham (2008) Application of population viability analysis to landscape conservation planning. Pages 33-49 in: Models For Planning Wildlife Conservation In Large Landscapes (eds. Millspaugh JJ & Thompson FR). Elsevier Science, The Netherlands [email for a pdf]

5. Possingham, H. P., and E. Nicholson (2007). Principles of landscape design that emerge from a formal problem-solving approach. Pages 520-535 in D. B. Lindenmayer, and R. J. Hobbs, editors. Managing and designing landscapes for conservation: moving from perspectives to principles. Blackwell, Malden, MA. [email for a pdf]

4. Nicholson E. & H. P. Possingham (2007) Making conservation decisions under uncertainty for the persistence of multiple species. Ecological Applications 17 (1): 251-265. [link]

3. Nicholson E. & H. P. Possingham (2006) Objectives for multiple species conservation planning. Conservation Biology 20 (3): 871-881. [link]

2. Nicholson E., M. I. Westphal, K. Frank , W. A. Rochester, R. L. Pressey, D. Lindenmayer & H. P. Possingham (2006) A new method for conservation planning for the persistence of multiple species. Ecology Letters 9 (9): 1049-1060. [link]

1. Nicholson E., J. F. Ryan, D. Hodgkins (2002) Community data: where does the value lie? Assessing confidence limits of community collected water quality data. Water Science & Technology 45 (11): 193-200.


Nicholson E. (2014) Testing the focal species approach. Decision Point, 83: 10 [link]

Nicholson E. (2012) Testing the waters – from global CBD targets to indicators to achievements. Decision Point, 64: 10 [link]

Nicholson E. (2012) IPBES – a platform for intergovernmental action on biodiversity. Decision Point, 61: 12 [link] Nicholson E. (2012) A Red List of Ecosystems. Decision Point, 62: 15 [link]

Nicholson E., Mace G.M., Armsworth P.R., Atkinson G., Buckle S., Clements T., Ewers R.M., Fa J.E., Gardner T.A., Gibbons J., Grenyer R., Metcalfe R., Mourato S., Muûls M., Osborn D., Reuman D.C., Watson C. & Milner-Gulland E.J. (2008) Quantifying the value of ecosystem services in a changing world, Policy submission for the LWEC Partner Board

Nicholson E., Knight, A. & Wilcove, D.S. (2007) Assessing portfolio effectiveness and predicting outcomes in ecoregional conservation planning. The Nature Conservancy, Gainesville

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