Dr Debra Saunders

Research Fellow
  • 2012 – Postdoctoral researcher, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU
  • 2009-2011 – Visiting Fellow, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU
  • 2008-2009 – Postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany
  • 2003 – 2007 - PhD scholar, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU
  • 2001 – 2005 - Threatened Species Recovery Officer, Threatened Species Unit, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)
  • 2000 – 2001 - Project Manager, Commonwealth Key Centre for Biodiversity and Bio-resources, Macquarie University
  • 1996 – 2000 - Environmental Consultant (Zoologist), Biosis Research Pty. Ltd.
  • 1994 – 1996 - Education Officer, Coastal Environment Centre

Research interests

  • Conservation And Biodiversity050202
  • Landscape Ecology050104
  • Ecological Impacts Of Climate Change050101
  • Terrestrial Ecology060208
  • Cliff, O, Fitch, R, Sukkarieh, S et al 2015, 'Online Localization of Radio-Tagged Wildlife with an Autonomous Aerial Robot System', Robotics Science and Systems Conference 2015, ed. Lydia E. Kavraki, David Hsu, and Jonas Buchli, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, pp. 1-9.
  • Stojanovic, D, Webb, M, Roshier, D et al 2012, 'Ground-based survey methods both overestimate and underestimate the abundance of suitable tree-cavities for the endangered Swift Parrot', Emu - Austral Ornithology, vol. 112, no. 4, pp. 350-356.
  • Felton, A, Fischer, J, Lindenmayer, D et al 2009, 'Climate change, conservation and management: an assessment of the peer-reviewed scientific journal literature', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 18, pp. 2243-2253.
  • Saunders, D & Heinsohn, R 2008, 'Winter habital use by the endangered, migratory Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) in New South Wales', Emu - Austral Ornithology, vol. 108, no. 1, pp. 81-89.
  • Lindenmayer, D, Fischer, J, Felton, A et al 2007, 'The complementarity of single-species and ecosystem-oriented research in conservation research', Oikos, vol. 116, pp. 1220-1226.