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Biographical entry Kirkpatrick, James Barrie (1946 - )

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    Eucalyptus globulus subsp.bicostata (Maiden, Blakely & Simmonds) J.B.Kirkp (1974), Southern Blue Gum, detail of bark, 23 January 2013
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Born
12 October 1946
Australia
Occupation
Environmental scientist and Geographer
Website
http://www.utas.edu.au/geography-environment/people/Jamie-Kirkpatrick

Summary

James Barrie Kirkpatrick is a Professor of Geology at the University of Tasmania. His interest lies in integrating social and physical geography to solve problems in nature conservation. He is also an ecologist, having been president of both the Institute of Australian Geographers and the Ecological Society of Australia. His research and numerous publications have included the taxonomy and biogeography of eucalyptus, effects of fire and animals on vegetation and organic soils and landforms, and failures and successes in nature conservation. James Kirkpatrick has over 200 publications, a selection of which is listed here.

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Events

1973
Education - PhD, University of Melbourne
1974
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus globulus subsp. pseudoglobulus (Naudin) J.B.Kirkp.
1974
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus globulus subsp. maidenii (F.Muell.) J.B.Kirkp.
1974
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Maiden, Blakely & Simmonds) J.B.Kirkp.
1997
Award - Eureka Prize for Environmental Research
2003
Award - Order of Australia (General Division) for service to forest and world heritage conservation
2006
Award - Doctor of Science, University of Tasmania, for a substantial and sustained contribution to scientific knowledge over a long career
2009
Award - Gold medal of the Ecological Society of Australia
2009
Award - Distinguished Fellowship of the Institute of Australian Geographers

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Kirkpatrick, J.B., Peacock, R.J., Cullen, P.J. and Neyland, M.G., The wet eucalypt forests of Tasmania., Tasmanian Conservation Trust, Hobart, 1988, 153 pp. Details
  • Kirkpatrick, James, A Continent Transformed: Human Impact on the Natural Vegetation of Australia, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1994, 143 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'Vascular plant-eucalypt interactions.', in Williams, J. E. and Woinarski, J.C.Z. (eds), Eucalypt Ecology: Individuals to Ecosystems., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997, pp. 227-245. Details
  • Kirkpatrick, J.B. and Gilfedder, L., 'Distribution, ecology and conservation status of lowland and subalpine woodlands in Tasmania.', in R.J. Hobbs and C.J. Yates (eds), Temperate eucalypt woodlands in Australia: biology, conservation, management and restoration., Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, 2000, pp. 45-56. Details

Edited Books

  • Kirkpatrick, Jamie and Bridle, Kerry (eds), People, Sheep and Nature Conservation: the Tasmanian Experience, CSIRO Publishng, Collingwood, 2007, 263 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Bar-Ness, Y.D., Kirkpatrick, J.B. and McQuillan, P.B., 'Crown structure differences and dynamics in mature and old-growth Eucalyptus obliqua.', Australian Forestry, vol. 75, 2012, pp. 120-129. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'Geographic variation in the demographic structure of stands of Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T. Baker on dolerite in Tasmania.', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 11, 1984, pp. 427-437. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'The establishment, suppression and growth of Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T. Baker in multi-aged forests. I. The effects of fire on mortality and seedling establishment.', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 34, 1986, pp. 63-72. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'The establishment, suppression and growth of Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T. Baker in multi-aged forests. II. Sapling growth and its environmental correlates.', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 34, 1986, pp. 73-80. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'The establishment, suppression and growth of Eucalyptus delegatensis in multi-aged forests. III. Intraspecific allelopathy, competition between adult and juvenile for moisture and nutrients, and frost damage to seedlings.', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 34, 1986, pp. 81-94. Details
  • Calder J.A. and Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'Climate change and other factors influencing the decline of the Tasmanian cider gum (Eucalyptus gunnii).', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 56, 2008, pp. 684-692. Details
  • Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'The numerical intraspecific taxonomy of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. (Myrtaceae)', Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 69, no. 2, 1974, pp. 89-104. Details
  • Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'Natural distribution of Eucalyptus globulus Labill.', Australian Geographer, vol. 13, 1975, pp. 22-35. Details
  • Kirkpatrick, J.B., 'Eucalypt invasion in southern California.', Australian Geographer, vol. 13, 1977, pp. 387-393. Details
  • Turner, P.A.M., Balmer J. and Kirkpatrick J.B, 'Stand replacing wildfires? The incidence of multi-cohort and single-cohort Eucalyptus regnans and E. obliqua forests in southern Tasmania.', Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 258, 2009, pp. 366-375. Details

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Title
Eucalyptus globulus subsp.bicostata (Maiden, Blakely & Simmonds) J.B.Kirkp (1974), Southern Blue Gum, detail of leaves
Type
Image
Date
23 January 2013
Place
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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Title
Eucalyptus globulus subsp.bicostata (Maiden, Blakely & Simmonds) J.B.Kirkp (1974), Southern Blue Gum, detail of bark
Type
Image
Date
23 January 2013
Place
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Details

Title
Eucalyptus globulus subsp.bicostata (Maiden, Blakely & Simmonds) J.B.Kirkp (1974), Southern Blue Gum
Type
Image
Date
23 January 2013
Place
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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