First author

This page lists those articles for which I was the lead author.

11. MJ Westgate, NR Haddaway, SH Cheng, EJ McIntosh, C Marshall & DB Lindenmayer (2018) Software support for environmental evidence synthesis. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 588–590. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0502-x

10. MJ Westgate (2018) revtools: bibliographic data visualization for evidence synthesis in R. biorxiv preprint. https://doi.org/10.1101/262881

9. MJ Westgate, C MacGregor, BC Scheele, DA Driscoll & DB Lindenmayer (2018) Effects of time since fire on frog occurrence are altered by isolation, vegetation, and fire frequency gradients. Diversity & Distributions 24(1): 82-91. http://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12659

8. MJ Westgate & DB Lindenmayer (2017) The difficulties of systematic reviews. Conservation Biology 31(5): 1002-1007. http://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12890

7. MJ Westgate, AIT Tulloch, PS Barton, JC Pierson & DB Lindenmayer (2017) Optimal taxonomic groups for biodiversity assessment: A meta-analytic approach. Ecography 40: 539-548. http://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02318 [PDF (author’s version)]

6. MJ Westgate, BC Scheele, K Ikin, AM Hoefer, RM Beaty, M Evans, W Osborne, L Rayner & DA Driscoll (2015) Citizen science program shows urban areas have lower occurrence of frog species, but not accelerated declines. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0140973. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140973PDF data | code ]
Media coverage: ANU press release | Canberra Times | ABC: story, video

5. MJ Westgate, PS Barton, JC Pierson & DB Lindenmayer (2015) Text analysis tools for identification of emerging topics and research gaps in conservation science. Conservation Biology,  29(6): 1606-1614. http://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12605 [PDF (author’s version)]

4. MJ Westgate, PS Barton, PW Lane & DB Lindenmayer (2014) Global meta-analysis reveals low consistency of biodiversity congruence relationships. Nature Communications 5:3899. http://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms4899 [PDF]

3. MJ Westgate, GE Likens, & DB Lindenmayer (2013) Adaptive management of biological systems: A review. Biological Conservation 158: 128-139. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.08.016 [PDF]

2. MJ Westgate, DA Driscoll & DB Lindenmayer (2012) Limited influence of stream networks on the terrestrial movements of three wetland-dependent frog species. Biological Conservation 153: 169-176. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.04.030 [PDF]

1. MJ Westgate, DA Driscoll & DB Lindenmayer (2012) Can the intermediate disturbance hypothesis and information on species traits predict anuran responses to fire? Oikos 121: 1516-1524. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19863.x [PDF]

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