Publications

  • Bloomfield, K.J., Cernusak, L.A., Eamus, D., Ellsworth, D.S., Prentice, C., Wright, J., Boer, M.M., Bradford, M.G., Cale, P., Cleverly, J., Egerton, J.J.G., Evans, B.J., Hayes, L.S., Hutchinson, M.F., Liddell, M.J., Macfarlane, C., Meyer, W.S., Prober, S.M., Togashi, H.F., Wardlaw, T., Zhu, L. and Atkin, O.K. 2018. A continental- scale assessment of variability in leaf traits: Within species, across sites and between seasons. Functional Ecology 2018:1-15.
  • Booth, T.H., Stein, J.A., Hutchinson, M.F. and Nix, H.A. 1990. Identifying areas within a country climatically suitable for particular tree species: an example using Zimbabwe. International Tree Crops Journal 6: 1-16.
  • Booth, T.H., Nix, H.A., Busby, J.R. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2014. BIOCLIM: the first species distribution modelling package, its early applications and relevance to most current MaxEnt studies. Diversity and Distributions 20: 1-9.
  • Crimp, S., Jin, H., Kokic, P., Bakar, S. and Nicholls, N. 2018. Possible future changes in South East Australian frost frequency: an inter-comparison of statistical downscaling procedure. Climate Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4188-1
  • Faith, D.P., Nix, H.A., Margules, C.R., Hutchinson, M.F., Walker, P.A., West, J., Stein, J.L., Kesteven, J.L., Allison, A. and Natera, G. 2001. The BioRap biodiversity assessment and planning study for Papua New Guinea. Pacific Conservation Biology 6: 279-288.
  • Gibson, R.K., Broome. L. and Hutchinson, M.F. (in press). Susceptibility to climate change via effects on food resources: The feeding ecology of the endangered mountain pygmy-possum (Burramys Parvus). Wildlife Research.
  • Gould, S.F., Beeton, N.J., Harris, R.M.B., Hutchinson, M.F., Lechner, A.M. Porfirio, L. and Mackey, B.G. 2014. A tool for simulating and communicating uncertainty when modelling species distributions under future climates. Ecology and Evolution 4: 4798-4811.
  • Hancock, P. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2003. An iterative procedure for calculating minimum generalised cross validation smoothing splines. ANZIAM Journal 44(E): C290-C312.
  • Hancock, P. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2006. Automatic computation of hierarchial biquadratic smoothing splines with minimum GCV. Computers & Geosciences 32: 834-845
  • Hancock, P.A. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2006. Spatial interpolation of large climate data sets using bivariate thin plate smoothing splines. Environmental Modelling & Software 21: 1684-1694.
  • Hanigan, I.C., Butler, C.D., Kokic, P.N. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2012. Suicide and drought in New South Wales, Australia, 1970-2007. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(35): 13950-13955.
  • Hennessy, K.J., Whetton, P.H , Walsh, K., Smith, I.N., Bathols, J.M., Hutchinson, M.F. and Sharples,J.J. 2008.  Climate change impacts on snow conditions in mainland Australia and adaptation at ski resorts through snowmaking. Climate Research 35: 255-270.
  • Hijmans, R., Cameron, S.E., Parra, J., Jones, P. and Jarvis, A.2005. Very high resolution interpolated climate surface for global land areas. International Journal of Climatology 25:1965-1978.
  • Hong Y., Nix H.A., Hutchinson M.F., Booth T.H. 2005. Spatial interpolation of monthly mean climate data for China. International Journal of Climatology 25: 1369-1379.
  • Hopkinson, R.F., Hutchinson, M.F., McKenney, D.W., Milewska, E.J. and Papadopol, P.  2012. Optimizing input data for gridding climate normals for Canada. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 51: 1508-1518.
  • Hopkinson, R.F., McKenney, D.W., Milewska, E.J., Hutchinson, M.F., Papadopol, P.  and Vincent, L.A.  2011. Impact of aligning climatological day on gridding daily maximum-minimum temperature and precipitation over Canada. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 50: 1654-1665.
  • Houser, P., Hutchinson, M.F., Viterbo, P., Herve Douville, J. and Running, S.W. 2004. Terrestrial data assimilation. In: Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate. IGBP Global Change Series, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp 273-287.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1989. A stochastic estimator of the trace of the influence matrix for Laplacian smoothing splines.  Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation 18(3): 1059 1076.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1991. The application of thin plate smoothing splines to continent-wide data assimilation. In: Jasper, J.D. (ed), BMRC Research Report No.27, Data Assimilation Systems, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, pp. 104-113.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1993. On thin plate splines and kriging. In: M.E.Tarter and M.D.Lock (eds), Computing Science and Statistics, Vol. 25. Interface Foundation of North America, University of California, Berkeley, pp. 55-62.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1995a. Interpolating mean rainfall using thin plate smoothing splines. International Journal of GIS 9:385-403.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1995b. Stochastic space-time weather models from ground-based data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 73: 237-264.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1998a. Interpolation of rainfall data with thin plate smoothing splines: I. Two dimensional smoothing of data with short range correlation. Journal of Geographic Information and Decision Analysis 2(2):153-167.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 1998b. Interpolation of rainfall data with thin plate smoothing splines: II. Analysis of topographic dependence. Journal of Geographic Information and Decision Analysis 2(2):168-185.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. 2008. Adding the Z-dimension. In: J.P. Wilson and A.S. Fotheringham (eds), Handbook of Geographic Information Science, Blackwell, pp 144-168.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. and Bischof, R.J. 1983. A new method for estimating the spatial distribution of mean seasonal and annual rainfall applied to the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Australian Meteorological Magazine 31: 179-184.
  • Hutchinson, M.F., Booth, T.H., McMahon, J.P. and Nix, H.A. 1984a. Estimating monthly mean values of daily total solar radiation for Australia. Solar Energy 32: 277-290.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. and Gessler, P.E. 1994. Splines - more than just a smooth interpolator. Geoderma 62: 45-67.
  • Hutchinson, M.F., Kalma, J.D. and Johnson, M.E. 1984b. Monthly estimates of windspeed and windrun for Australia, International Journal of Climatology 4: 311‑324. 
  • Hutchinson, M.F., McIntyre, S., Hobbs, R.J., Stein, J.L., Garnett, S. and Kinloch, J. 2005. Integrating a global agro-climatic classification with bioregional boundaries in Australia. Global Ecology and Biogeography 14: 197-211.
  • Hutchinson, M.F., Mckenney, D.W., Lawrence, K., Pedlar, J., Hopkinson, R., Milewska, E. and Papadopol, P. 2009. Development and testing of Canada-wide interpolated spatial models of daily minimum/maximum temperature and precipitation for 1961-2003. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 48: 725–741.
  • Hutchinson, M.F., Nix, H.A. and McMahon, J.P. 1992. Climate constraints on cropping systems. In: C.J. Pearson (ed) Field Crop Ecosystems of the World, Elsevier, pp. 37-58.
  • Hutchinson, M.F. and Xu, T. 2015. Methodology for Generating Australia-wide Surfaces and Associated Grids for Monthly Mean Daily Maximum and Minimum Temperature, Rainfall, Pan Evaporation and Solar Radiation for the Periods 1990–2009, 2020–2039 and 2060–2079. NARCliM Report to the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, 2015.
  • Jarvis, C.H., and N. Stuart, 2001. A comparison among strategies for interpolating maximum and minimum daily air temperature. Part II: The interaction between number of guiding variables and the type of interpolation method. Journal of Applied Meteorology 40: 1075-1084.
  • Johnson, F., Hutchinson, M.F., The, C., Beesley, C. and Green, J. 2016. Topographic relationships for design rainfalls over Australia, Journal of Hydrology 533: 439-451.
  • Kawaye, F. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2018. Are increases in maize production in Malawi due to favourable climate or the Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP)? In: F.Alves et al. (eds): Theory and Practice of Climate Adaptation, Climate Change Management, pp 375-390.
  • Kesteven, J.L., Landsberg, J. and URS Australia 2004. Developing a National Forest Productivity Model: National Carbon Accounting System, Technical Report No.23. Department of Climate Change, Australian Government, Canberra.
  • Kirk, J.T.O. and Hutchinson, M.F. 1994. Mapping of grapevine growing season temperature summation. Wine Industry Journal 9: 247-251.
  • Laughlin, G.P., Ranatunga, K., Brinkley, T.R., Johnson, I.R. and Hutchinson. M.F. 2007. GROWEST PLUS: A tool for rapid assessment of seasonal growth for environmental planning and assessment. Environmental Modelling & Software 22: 1196-1207.
  • Lindenmayer, D.B., Nix, H.A., McMahon, J.P., Hutchinson, M.F. and Tanton, M.T. 1991. The conservation of Leadbeater's possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri: a case study of the use of bioclimatic modelling. Journal of Biogeography 18: 371-383.
  • Manning, A.D., Kesteven, J.L., Stein, J.A., Lunn, A., Xu, T. and Rayner, B. 2010. Could native Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris) still persist in northern England and southern Scotland?, Plant Ecology & Diversity, 3:2, 187-201
  • McKenney, D.W., Hutchinson, M.F., Kesteven, J.L. and Venier, L.A. 2001. Canada's plant hardiness zones revisited using modern climate interpolation techniques. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 81: 129-143.
  • McKenney, D.W., Hutchinson, M.F., Papadopol, P., Lawrence, K., Pedlar, J., Campbell, K., Milewska, E., Hopkinson, R.F., Price, D. and Owen, T. 2011. Customized spatial climate models for North America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society December 2011, 1611-1622.  doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-10-3132.1
  • McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J.H., Hutchinson, M.F., Papadopol, P., Lawrence, K., Campbell, K., Milewska E., Hopkinson, R. Price, D. 2013. Spatial climate models for Canada’s forestry community. Forestry Chronicle 89(05): 659-663.
  • McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J.H., Lawrence, K., Campbell, K. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2007a. Beyond traditional hardiness zones: Using climate envelopes to map plant range limits. Bioscience 11: 929-937.
  • McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J.H., Lawrence, K., Campbell, K. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2007b. Potential impacts of climate change on the distribution of North American trees. Bioscience 11: 939-948.
  • McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J.H., Lawrence, K., Papadopol, P., Campbell and Hutchinson, M.F. 2014. Change and evolution in the plant hardiness zones of Canada. Bioscience 64(4): 341-350.
  • McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J.H., Papadopal, P. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2006. The development of 1901-2000 historical monthly climate models for Canada and the United States.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 138: 69-81.
  • McKenney, D.W., Pelland, S., Poissant, Y., Morris, R., Hutchinson, M.F., Papadopol, P., Lawrence, K., Campbell, K. 2008. Spatial insolation models for photovoltaic energy in Canada. Solar Energy 82:1049–1061.
  • McVicar, T.R., Van Niel, T.G., Li, L.T. Hutchinson, M.F., Mu, X.M. and Liu, Z.H. 2007. Spatially distributing monthly reference evapotranspiration and pan evaporation considering topographic influences. Journal of Hydrology 338: 196-220.
  • New, M., D. Lister, M. Hulme, and I. Makin, 2002. A high-resolution data set of surface climate over global land areas. Climate Research 21: 1–25.
  • Pedlar, J.H., McKenney, D.W., Lawrence, K., Papadopol, P., Hutchinson, M.F. and Price, D. 2015. A comparison of two approaches for generating spatial models of growing-season variables for Canada. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 54(2): 506-518.
  • Phillips, R.D., Peakall, R., Hutchinson, M.F., Linde, C.C., Xu, T., Dixon, K.W. and Hopper, S.D. 2014. Specialized ecological interactions and plant species rarity: The role of pollinators and mycorrhizal fungi across multiple spatial scales. Biological Conservation 169: 285-295.
  • Phillips, R.D., Xu, T., Hutchinson, M.F., Dixon, K.W. and Peakall, R. 2013. Convergent specialization – the sharing of pollinators by sympatric genera of sexually deceptive orchids. Journal of Ecology 101: 826-835.
  • Price, D.T., McKenney, D.W., Nalder, I.A., Hutchinson, M.F. and Kesteven, J.L. 2000. A comparison of two statistical methods for spatial interpolation of Canadian monthly mean climate data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 101: 81-94.
  • Rehfeldt, G.E., 2006. A spline model of climate for the western United States. Fort Collins, CO: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 21pp.
  • Sharples, J.J., and M.F. Hutchinson, 2004. Multivariate spatial smoothing using additive regression splines. ANZIAM Journal 45: C676-C692.
  • Sharples, J.J., Hutchinson, M.F. and Jellett, D.R. 2005. On the horizontal scale of elevation dependence of Australian monthly precipitation. Journal of Applied Meteorology 44: 1850-1865.
  • Smith, D.I., Hutchinson, M.F. and McArthur, R.J. 1992. Climatic and agricultural drought: payments and policy. Resource and Environmental Studies No. 7, Australian National University, 103 pp.
  • Stalenberg, E., Hutchinson, M.F. and Foley, W.J. (in press). Using historical normals to improve modern monthly climate normal surfaces for Madagascar. International Journal of Climatology.
  • Wahba, G. and Wendelberger, J. 1980. Some new mathematical methods for variational objective analysis using splines and cross-validation. Monthly Weather Review 108: 1122-1145.
  • Xu, T. and Hutchinson, M.F. 2013. New developments and applications in the ANUCLIM spatial climatic and bioclimatic modelling package. Environmental Modelling and Software 40: 267-279.