Associate Professor Craig Strong

BSc (Griffith Uni), PhD (Griffith Uni)
Associate Professor
Associate Director (Education)

Research interests

  • Land Capability And Soil Degradation050302
  • Soil Biology050303
  • Natural Resource Management050209
  • Atmospheric Aerosols040101
  • Aubault, H, Webb, N, Strong, C et al 2015, 'Grazing impacts on the susceptibility of rangelands to wind erosion: The effects of stocking rate, stocking strategy and land condition', Aeolian Research, vol. 17, pp. 89-99.
  • Shao, Y, Nickling, W, Bergametti, G et al 2015, 'A tribute to Michael R. Raupach for contributions to aeolian fluid dynamics', Aeolian Research, vol. 19, pp. 37-54.
  • O'Loingsigh, T, McTainsh, G, Parsons, K et al 2015, 'Using meteorological observer data to compare wind erosion during two great droughts in eastern Australia; the World War II Drought (1937-1946) and the Millennium Drought (2001-2010)', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 123-130.
  • Baddock, M, Strong, C, Leys, J et al 2014, 'A visibility and total suspended dust relationship', Atmospheric environment, vol. 89, pp. 329-336.
  • O'Loingsigh, T, McTainsh, G, Tews, E et al 2014, 'The Dust Storm Index (DSI). A method for monitoring broadscale wind erosion using meteorological records', Aeolian Research, vol. 12, pp. 29-40.
  • Tozer, S, Lambert, S, Strong, C et al 2014, 'Potential animal and environmental sources of Q fever infection for humans in Queensland', Zoonoses and Public Health, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 105-112.
  • Baddock, M, Boskovic, L, Strong, C et al 2013, 'Iron-rich nanoparticles formed by aeolian abrasion of desert dune sand', Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 3720-3729.
  • Strong, C, Bullard, J, Burford, M et al 2013, 'Response of cyanobacterial soil crusts to moisture and nutrient availability', Catena, vol. 109, pp. 195-202.
  • Chappell, A, Webb, N, Butler, H et al 2013, 'Soil organic carbon dust emission: An omitted global source of atmospheric CO2', Global Change Biology, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 3238-3244.
  • Baddock, M, Strong, C, Murray, P et al 2013, 'Aeolian dust as a transport hazard', Atmospheric environment, vol. 71, pp. 7-14.
  • Webb, N, Strong, C, Chappell, A et al 2013, 'Soil organic carbon enrichment of dust emissions: Magnitude, mechanisms and its implications for the carbon cycle', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 38, no. 14, pp. 1662-1671.
  • Webb, N, Chappell, A, Strong, C et al 2012, 'The significance of carbon-enriched dust for global carbon accounting', Global Change Biology, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 3275-3278.
  • Leys, J, Heidenreich, S, Strong, C et al 2011, 'PM10 concentrations and mass transport during "Red Dawn" - Sydney 23 September 2009', Aeolian Research, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 327-342.
  • Webb, N & Strong, C 2011, 'Soil erodibility dynamics and its representation for wind erosion and dust emission models', Aeolian Research, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 165-179.
  • Strong, C, Boulter, S, Laidlaw, M et al 2011, 'THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT OF AN ALTITUDINAL GRADIENT IN THE RAINFOREST OF LAMINGTON NATIONAL PARK SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Nature series, vol. 55, no. Part 2, pp. 251-270.
  • Strong, C, Parsons, K, McTainsh, G et al 2011, 'Dust transporting wind systems in the lower Lake Eyre Basin, Australia: A preliminary study', Aeolian Research, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 205-214.
  • Haberlah, D, Strong, C, Pirrie, D et al 2011, 'Automated petrography applications in Quaternary Science', Quaternary Australasia, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 3-12.
  • Strong, C, Bullard, J, Dubois, C et al 2010, 'Impact of wildfire on interdune ecology and sediments: and example from the Simpson Desert, Australia', Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 74, no. 11, pp. 1577-1581.
  • Leys, J, McTainsh, G, Strong, C et al 2008, 'DustWatch: using community networks to improve wind erosion monitoring in Australia', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 33, no. 12, pp. 1912-1926.
  • Chappell, A, Strong, C, McTainsh, G et al 2007, 'Detecting induced in situ erodibility of a dust-producing playa in Australia using a bi-directional soil spectral ref lectance model', Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 106, pp. 508-524.
  • McTainsh, G & Strong, C 2007, 'The role of aeolian dust in ecosystems', Geomorphology, vol. 89, pp. 39-54.
  • Leys, J, McTainsh, G, Koen, T et al 2005, 'Testing a statistical curve-fitting procedure for quantifying sediment populations within multi-modal particle-size distributions', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 30, pp. 579-590.
  • Chappell, A, McTainsh, G, Leys, J et al 2003, 'Simulations to optimize sampling of aeolian sediment transport in space and time for mapping', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 28, pp. 1223-1241.
  • Chappell, A, McTainsh, G, Leys, J et al 2003, 'Using geostatistics to elucidate temporal change in the spatial variation of aeolian sediment transport', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 28, pp. 567-585.