MossBook_front_coverRead CF and Slattery B (2014) Mosses of dry forests in south eastern Australia. Friends of the Box Ironbark Forests, Castlemaine. [Order here]

Journal articles

Read CF, Elith J and Vesk PA (2015) Testing a model of biological soil crust succession. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27: 176-186. 

Read CF, Duncan, DH, Vesk PA and Elith J (2014) Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 1740-1749

Read CF, Duncan DH, Vesk PA and Elith J (2011) Surprisingly fast recovery of biological soil crusts following livestock removal in southern Australia. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 905–916

Read CF, Duncan DH, Vesk PA and Elith J (2008) Biological soil crust distribution is related to patterns of fragmentation and landuse in a dryland agricultural landscape of southern Australia. Landscape Ecology 23: 1093–1105

Wright IJ, Leishman MM, Read CF and Westoby M (2006) Gradients of light availability and leaf traits with leaf age and canopy position in 28 Australian shrubs and trees. Functional Plant Biology 33: 407 – 419

Read CF, Wright IJ and Westoby M (2006) Scaling up from leaf to canopy – aggregate properties in sclerophyll shrub species. Austral Ecology 31: 310-316


Mata L, Garrard GE; Bekessy SA, Bolitho J, Chambers L, Clemann N, Faulkner R, Foster J, Hahs AK, Harris GJ, Kutt A, McMaster D, McMullan-Fisher S, Menkhorst P, Parris K, Read CF, Sinclair S, Sparks D, Stajsic V, Tsyrlin E, West M (2016) Target species for rewilding, monitoring and public engagement in the City of Melbourne, RMIT University, Melbourne

Duncan D, Dorrough J, Kenny S, Moxham C, Read CF, Simnett L and Stephens H (2006) A landscape overview of ecosystem function in the Murray Mallee and Wimmera bioregions of Victoria. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research.

Duncan D, Dorrough J, Read CF, Moxham C, Kenny S, (2006) Understanding and improving ecosystem function in the Murray Mallee and Wimmera bioregions: A review of literature. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research.

Handmer J, Read CF and Percovich O (2002) Disaster Loss Assessment: Guidelines.Department of Emergency Services, Brisbane

Williams J, Read CF, Norton T, Dovers S, Burgman M, Proctor W and Anderson H (2001) Australia State of the Environment Report 2001: Biodiversity Theme Report. An independent report to the Commonwealth Minister for Environment, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories. CSIRO Publishing.