Dr Heather Keith

BSc(Hons 1), PhD

Research interests

  • Ecological Impacts Of Climate Change050101
  • Carbon Sequestration Science050301
  • Ecosystem Function050102
  • Natural Resource Management050209
  • Ecological Physiology060203
  • Global Change Biology069902
  • Vardon, M, Keith, H, Obst, C et al 2019, 'Putting biodiversity into the national accounts: Creating a new paradigm for economic decisions', AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, vol. 48, no. 7, pp. 726-731.
  • Vardon, M, May, S, Keith, H et al 2019, 'Accounting for ecosystem services - Lessons from Australia for its application and use in Oceania to achieve sustainable development', Ecosystem Services, vol. 39, pp. 1-10.
  • Keith, H, Vardon, M, Stein, J et al 2019, 'Contribution of native forests to climate change mitigation ? A common approach to carbon accounting that aligns results from environmental-economic accounting with rules for emissions reduction', Environmental Science and Policy, vol. 93, pp. 189-199.
  • Keith, H, Vardon, M, Stein, J et al 2017, 'Ecosystem accounts define explicit and spatial trade-offs for managing natural resources', Nature Ecology & Evolution, vol. 1, no. 11, pp. 1683-1692.
  • Macintosh, A, Keith, H & Lindenmayer, D 2016, 'Reply to 'Policy institutions and forest carbon'', Nature Climate Change, 5, 805-806.
  • Macintosh, A, Keith, H & Lindenmayer, D 2015, 'Rethinking forest carbon assessments to account for policy institutions', Nature Climate Change, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 946-U77.
  • Keith, H, Lindenmayer, D, Macintosh, A et al 2015, 'Under what circumstances do wood products from native forests benefit climate change mitigation?', PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science), vol. 10, no. 10, pp. e0139640-e0139640.
  • Keith, H, Lindenmayer, D, Mackey, B et al 2014, 'Managing temperate forests for carbon storage: impacts of logging versus forest protection on carbon stocks', Ecosphere, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1-34.
  • Keith, H, Lindenmayer, D, Mackey, B et al 2014, 'Accounting for biomass carbon stock change due to wildfire in temperate forest landscapes in Australia', PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science), vol. 9, no. 9, pp. e107126-e107126.
  • Mackey, B, Prentice, I, Steffen, W et al 2013, 'Untangling the confusion around land carbon science and climate change mitigation policy', Nature Climate Change, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 552-557.
  • van Gorsel, E, Berni, J, Briggs, P et al 2013, 'Primary and secondary effects of climate variability on net ecosystem carbon exchange in an evergreen eucalyptus forest', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 182, pp. 248-256.
  • Ajani, J, Keith, H, Blakers, M et al 2013, 'Comprehensive carbon stock and flow accounting: A national framework to support climate change mitigation policy', Ecological Economics, vol. 89, pp. 61-72. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092180091300030X
  • Keith, H, van Gorsel, E, Jacobsen, K et al 2012, 'Dynamics of carbon exchange in a Eucalyptus forest in response to interacting disturbance factors', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 153, pp. 67-81.
  • Bradstock RA, Boer MM, Cary GJ, et al. (2012) Modelling the potential for prescribed burning to mitigate carbon emissions from wildfires in fire-prone forests of Australia. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21: 629-639
  • Williams RJ, Bradstock RA, Barrett D, Beringer J, Boer MM, Cary GJ, Cook GD, Gill AM, Hutley LBW, Keith H, Maier S, Meyer CP, Price O, Roxburgh S and Jeremy Russell-Smith J (2012) Fire regimes and carbon in Australian vegetation. In Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World (Bradstock RA, Williams RJ, Gill AM Eds.). pp. 273-291. CSIRO Publishers, Melbourne
  • Berry, S, Keith, H, Mackey, B, Brookhouse, M & Johnson, J, 2010, Green Carbon: The role of natural forests in carbon storage, Part 2. Biomass carbon stocks in the Great Western Woodlands, ANU ePress, Canberra Australia.
  • van Gorsel, E, Leuning, R, Cleugh, H et al 2007, 'Nocturnal carbon efflux: Reconciliation of eddy covariance and chamber measurements using an alternative to the u -threshold filtering technique', Tellus Series B- Chemical and Physical Meteorology, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 397-403.
  • Keith, H, Mackey, B, Berry, S et al 2010, 'Estimating carbon carrying capacity in natural forest ecosystems across heterogeneous landscapes: addressing sources of error', Global Change Biology, vol. 16, no. 11, pp. 2971-2989.
  • Keith, H, Leuning, R, Jacobsen, K et al 2009, 'Multiple measurements constrain estimates of net carbon exchange by a Eucalyptus forest', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 149, pp. 535-558.
  • Keith, H, Mackey, B & Lindenmayer, D 2009, 'Re-evaluation of forest biomass carbon stocks and lessons from the world's most carbon-dense forests', PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 106, no. 28, pp. 11635-11640.
  • van Gorsel, E, Leuning, R, Cleugh, H et al 2008, 'Application of an alternative method to derive reliable estimates of nighttime respiration from eddy covariance measurements in moderately complex topography', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 148, pp. 1174-1180.
  • Mackey, B, Keith, H, Berry, S et al 2008, Green Carbon: the role of natural forests in carbon storage. Part 1, A green carbon account of Australia's south-eastern Eucalypt forest, and policy implications, ANU ePress, Canberra Australia.
  • Leuning, R, Zegelin, S, Jones, K et al 2008, 'Measurement of horizontal and vertical advection of CO2 within a forest canopy', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 148, no. 11, pp. 1777-1797.
  • Pepper, D, McMurtrie, R, Medlyn, B et al 2008, 'Mechanisms linking plant productivity and water status for a temperate Eucalyptus forest flux site: analysis over wet and dry years with a simple model', Functional Plant Biology, vol. 35, pp. 493-508.
  • Medlyn, B, Pepper, D, O'Grady, A et al 2007, 'Linking leaf and tree water use with an individual-tree model', Tree Physiology, vol. 27, pp. 1687-1699.