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Biographical entry Bowman, David

Professor

Occupation
Academic, Ecology and Conservation and Forest Science

Summary

David Bowman is Professor of Environmental Change Biology at the University of Tasmania (2014). Prior to taking up the chair at UTAS, he was Director of the Australian Research Council Centre for Tropical Wildlife Management at Charles Darwin University. David Bowman has published extensively on climate, fire and vegetation patterns in Australia, and the role of fire in Aboriginal culture.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Bowman, D.M.J.S., Australian Rainforests: Islands of Green in a Land of Fire, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, 355 pp. Details

Journals

  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. (ed.), 'Measuring and Imagining: Exploring Centuries of Australian Landscape Change', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 50, no. 4, 2002. Details

Journal Articles

  • Bowman, D.M.J.S., 'Understanding a flammable planet: climate, fire and global vegetation patterns.', New Phytologist, vol. 165, 2005, pp. 341-345. 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
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Prior, L.D., 'Impact of Aboriginal landscape burning on woody vegetation in Eucalyptus tetrodonta savanna in Arnhem Land, northern Australia.', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 31, 2004, pp. 807-817. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S. and Prior, L.D., 'Turner Review No.10 - Why do evergreen trees dominate the Australian seasonal tropics?', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 53, 2005, pp. 379-399. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S., Balch, J.K., Artaxo, P. et al, 'Fire in the Earth System', Science, vol. 324, no. 5926, 2009, pp. 481-484. Details
  • Bowman, D.M.J.S., Dingle, J.K., Johnston, F.H., Parry, D. and Foley M., 'Seasonal patterns in biomass smoke pollution and the mid 20th-century transition from Aboriginal to European fire management in northern Australia', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 16, 2007, pp. 246-256. Details

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