Leah Beesley

Dr, PhD W.Aust.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 426 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
19992020

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Research Output

2020

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

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

Flow-mediated movement of freshwater catfish, Tandanus bostocki, in a regulated semi-urban river, to inform environmental water releases

Beesley, L., Close, P. G., Gwinn, D. C., Long, M., Moroz, M., Koster, W. M. & Storer, T., 12 Feb 2019, In : Ecology of Freshwater Fish. p. 434-445 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Informing environmental flow management of the Hattah Lakes floodplain plant community with multi-species modelling approaches

Gwinn, D., Moxham, C., Kenny, S. & Beesley, L., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

1 Citation (Scopus)

Leaf it up to the microbes?

Middleton, J., Martin, B. C., Gleeson, D., Grierson, P. & Beesley, L., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Organic matters: carbon in an urban coastal catchment

Middleton, J., Beesley, L., Pettit, N. E. & Grierson, P., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Predicting the occurrence of riparian tree species to inform environmental water planning

Canham, C., Freestone, F., Loomes, R., Douglas, M., Beesley, L., Gwinn, D. & Setterfield, S., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

2018

Adaptation tipping points of a wetland under a drying climate

Nanda, A., Beesley, L., Locatelli, L., Gersonius, B., Hipsey, M. R. & Ghadouani, A., 24 Feb 2018, In : Water (Switzerland). 10, 2, 234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf me alone so I can breakdown: exotic vs native leaf decomposition

Middleton, J., Beesley, L., Gwinn, D. & Boulton, A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Matching ecosystem functions with adaptive ecosystem management: decision pathways to overcome institutional barriers

Nanda, A., Rijke, J., Beesley, L. S., Gersonius, B., Hipsey, M. R. & Ghadouani, A., 23 May 2018, In : Water. 10, p. 672

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Freshwater catfish, Tandanus bostocki, move further and maintain larger home ranges during elevated flow in a regulated river, Western Australia

Beesley, L. S., Gwinn, D. C., Long, M., Moroz, M., Close, P. G., Storer, T. & Koster, W., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Preliminary evidence suggests freshwater turtles respond positively to an environmental water delivery during drought

Howard, K., Beesley, L. S., Ward, K. & Stokeld, D., Mar 2017, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 64, 5, p. 370-373

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the spatial distribution of nutrients to inform management

Middleton, J., Beesley, L., Pettit, N. E. & Grierson, P., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

2016

Are our urban streams on fire? Using studies on fire to learn about the Urban Stream Syndrome

Beesley, L., Pettit, N., Gwinn, D. C. & Davies, P. M., Jul 2016, 8th Australian Stream Management Conference. Vietz, G. J., Flatley, A. J. & Rutherfurd, I. D. (eds.). New South Wales: River Basin Management Society, p. 683-690 97

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Does flow determine freshwater fish spawning in the Murray River, Australia? Implications for environmental flow management

King, A., Gwinn, D., Tonkin, Z., Mahoney, J., Raymond, S. & Beesley, L., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Ecological resistance in urban streams: The role of natural and legacy attributes

Utz, R. M., Hopkins, K. G., Beesley, L., Booth, D. B., Hawley, R. J., Baker, M. E., Freeman, M. C. & Jones, K. L., 2016, In : Freshwater Science. 35, 1, p. 380-397 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating estimators of species richness: the importance of considering statistical error rates

Gwinn, D. C., Allen, M. S., Bonvechio, K. I., Hoyer, M. V. & Beesley, L., 2016, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 3, p. 294-302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Imperfect detection and the determination of environmental flows for fish: Challenges, implications and solutions

Gwinn, D. C., Beesley, L., Close, P., Gawne, B. & Davies, P., 2016, In : Freshwater Biology. 61, 1, p. 172-180

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporating antecedent conditions into environmental flow delivery can improve restoration outcomes for native freshwater fish

Beesley, L. S., Gwinn, D., Price, A., King, A., Gawne, B., Koehn, J. & Nielsen, D., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Using abiotic drivers of fish spawning to inform environmental flow management

King, A. J., Gwinn, D. C., Tonkin, Z., Mahoney, J., Raymond, S. & Beesley, L., 2016, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 1, p. 34-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Will it rise or will it fall? Managing the complex effects of urbanization on base flow

Bhaskar, A. S., Beesley, L., Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D., Hamel, P., Oldham, C. & Roy, A. H., Mar 2016, In : Freshwater Science. 35, 1, p. 293-310

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
56 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Improving Ecological Response Monitoring of Environmental Flows

King, A. J., Gawne, B., Beesley, L., Koehn, J. D., Nielsen, D. L. & Price, A., 2015, In : Environmental Management. 55, 5, p. 991-1005

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Will it rise or will it fall? Managing the diverse effects of urbanization on stream base flow

Oldham, C., Bhakasar, A., Beesley, L., Fletcher, T., Hammel, P., Roy, A. & Burns, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

2014

Can environmental flow pulses help to restore river-floodplain ecosystems

Gawne, B., King, A., Beesley, L., Koehn, J. D., Nielsen, D. & Price, A. E., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Flows for native fish in the Murray-Darling Basin: Lessons and considerations for future management

Koehn, J. D., King, A., Beesley, L., Copeland, C., Zampatti, B. P. & Mallen-Cooper, M., 2014, In : Ecological Management and Restoration. 15, SUPPL1, p. 40-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoxic blackwater event severely impacts Murray crayfish (Euastacus armatus) populations in the Murray River, Australia

Mccarthy, B. J., Zukowski, S., Whiterod, N. S., Vilizzi, L., Beesley, L. & King, A., 2014, In : Austral Ecology. 39, 5, p. 491-500

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Juvenile fish response to wetland inundation: How antecedent conditions can inform environmental flow policies for native fish

Beesley, L., Gwinn, D. C., Price, A., King, A. J., Gawne, B., Koehn, J. D. & Nielsen, D. L., 2014, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 51, p. 1613-1621

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Looking down under: the importance of groundwater in a sandy city

Beesley, L. & Ocampo, C., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Optimising environmental watering of floodplain wetlands for fish

Beesley, L., King, A. J., Gawne, B., Koehn, J. D., Price, A., Nielsen, D., Amtstaetter, F. & Meredith, S. N., 2014, In : Freshwater Biology. 59, p. 2024-2037

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Streams in the urban landscape: why catchment scale measures matter

Vietz, G., Walsh, C., Fletcher, T., Beesley, L. & Hatt, B., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Understanding the influence of flow on spawning and recruitment in freshwater fishes: importance of life history, antecedent conditions and long-term data sets

King, A., Beesley, L., Gwinn, D., Humphries, P., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B. & Zampatti, B. P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

2013

Model development of a Bayesian Belief Network for managing inundation events for wetland fish

Vilizzi, L., Price, A., Beesley, L., Gawne, B., King, A. J., Koehn, J. D., Meredith, S. N. & Nielsen, D. L., 1 Mar 2013, In : Environmental Modelling & Software. 41, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A Bayesian belief network decision support tool for watering wetlands to maximise native fish outcomes

Gawne, B., Price, A., Koehn, J., King, A., Meredith, S., Beesley, L. S. & Vilizzi, L., 2012, In : Wetlands. 32, 2, p. 277-287

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Does flooding affect spatiotemporal variation of fish assemblages in temperate floodplain wetlands?

Beesley, L. S., King, A., Amtstaetter, F., Koehn, J., Gawne, B., Nielsen, D., Price, A. & Meredith, S., 2012, In : Freshwater Biology. 57, 11, p. 2230-2246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

The belief index: an empirical measure for evaluating outcomes in Bayesian belief network modelling

Vilizzi, L., Price, A., Beesley, L. S., Gawne, B., King, A., Koehn, J., Meredith, S., Nielsen, D. & Sharpe, C., 2012, In : Ecological Modelling. 228, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2008
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5 Citations (Scopus)
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2006
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201 Downloads (Pure)
1999

Nuptial feeding by male bushcrickets: an indicator of male quality

Simmons, L., Beesley, L., Lindhjem, P., Newbound, D., Norris, J. & Wayne, A., 1999, In : Behavioral Ecology. 10, 3, p. 263-269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)