Journal articles

Morris, L., O’Brien, A.L., Natera, S., Lutz, A., Roessner, U., Long, S. (accepted 29-01-18) Structural and functional measures of marine microbial communities: an experiment testing application to oil spill management. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

O’Brien, A.L. (2017) What are the roadblocks to using population models in ecotoxicology studies? Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124:5-8.

O’Brien, A.L., Morris, L., Keough, M.J. (2016) Rapid invertebrate responses to macroalgal wrack: two novel field experiments on intertidal mudflats in southern Australia. Marine Ecology. 38(1):e12391.

O’Brien, A.L., Townsend, K., Hale, R., Sharley, D., Pettigrove, V. (2016) How is ecosystem health defined and measured? A critical review of freshwater and estuarine studies. Ecological Indicators.69:722-729.

O’Brien, A.L., Keough, M.J. (2014) Ecological responses to contamination: a meta-analysis of experimental marine studies. Environmental Pollution. 195:185-191.

O’Brien, A.L., Keough, M.J. (2013) Detecting benthic community responses to pollution in estuaries: A field mesocosm approach, Environmental Pollution. 175:45-55.

O’Brien, A.L., Morris, L., Keough, M.J. (2010). Multiple sources of nutrients add to the complexities of assemblage responses to enrichment. Marine and Freshwater Research. 61:1388-1398.

O’Brien, A.L., Volkenborn, N., Beusekom, van J., Morris, L., Keough, M.J. (2009) Interactive effects of porewater nutrient enrichment, bioturbation and sediment characteristics on benthic assemblages in sandy sediments Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 371:51-59.

O’Brien, A.L., Ross, D. Jeff, Keough, M.J. (2006) Effects of Sabella spallanzanii physical structure on soft sediment macrofaunal assemblages. Marine Freshwater and Research. 57:363-371.


Evarad, V., Eate, V., Woodland, R., Ross, J., O’Brien, A., Keough, M., Longmore, A., Wilson, R., Cook, P. (2013) Nutrient processing on tidal flats in Western Port: interactions with ecology and implications for Bay-wide nutrient budgets. A report prepared for Melbourne Water. 


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