Leah Beesley

Dr, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 416 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
19992020

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Personal profile

Biography

My professional focus is aquatic ecology with an emphasis on the restoration of freshwaters. I have been working for over 15 years in the field and have over 17 publications in international journals. My research fields of interest include: urban stream ecology, environmental flow science, arid riverine ecology, freshwater fish biology, and biodiversity and ecosystem function. Much of my research is directed towards scientific solutions to meet management need.

Research

Aquatic ecology, freshwater fish biology

Research expertise keywords

  • Aquatic ecology
  • Environmental flows
  • Urban stream ecology
  • Freshwater fish ecology
  • Arid zone river ecology

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Research Output

  • Water velocity and groundwater upwelling influence benthic algal biomass in a sandy tropical river: implications for water-resource development

    Burrows, R., Beesley, L., Douglas, M., Pusey, B. & Kennard, M. J., Mar 2020, In : Hydrobiologia. 847, 5, p. 1207-1219 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Accessing the research: tools to support decision making

    Beesley, L., Middleton, J., Gwinn, D., Quinton, B., Storer, T. & Davies, P., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

    Conceptualising hydro-socio-ecological relationships ensures more integrated and inclusive environmental flows assessments

    Douglas, M., Jackson, S. E., Canham, C., Laborde, S., Beesley, L., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B., Loomes, R. & Setterfield, S., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

  • Conceptualising hydro-socio-ecological relationships to enable more integrated and inclusive water allocation planning

    Douglas, M., Jackson, S. E., Canham, C., Laborde, S., Beesley, L., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B., Loomes, R. & Setterfield, S., 22 Nov 2019, In : One Earth. 1, 3, p. 361-373

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Projects

    Activities

    • 3 Contribution or participation in a conference
    • 3 Public lecture, debate or seminar
    • 1 Providing continuing professional development to industry/government/community
    • 1 Public outreach/ public event

    Riverbank stakeholder information morning

    Leah Beesley (Speaker)
    6 Mar 2020

    Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

    Ecological Society of Australia

    Leah Beesley (Participant)
    24 Nov 201929 Nov 2019

    Activity: Conferences and workshopsContribution or participation in a conference

    Restore: a decision support tool to assist the repair of urban freshwaters.

    Leah Beesley (Advisor)
    May 2019

    Activity: Consultancy/industry and government engagementProviding continuing professional development to industry/government/community

    Cobbler and the fish assemblage of the mid to upper Canning River

    Leah Beesley (Speaker), Matthew Long (Author), Michael Moroz (Author), Paul Close (Author)
    Mar 2017

    Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

    Canning River Workshop

    Leah Beesley (Participant)
    Mar 2017

    Activity: Conferences and workshopsContribution or participation in a conference