Publications

Please email me (yechee(at)unimelb.edu.au) if you would like a PDF copy of any of the articles.

Refereed Articles

Fidler, F., Chee, Y. E., Wintle, B. C., Burgman, M., McCarthy, M. and Gordon, A. (2017) Meta-research for evaluating reproducibility in ecology and evolution. BioScience DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw159

Parker, T. H., Forstmeier, W., Koricheva, J., Fidler, F., Hadfield, J. D., Chee, Y. E., Kelly, C. D., Gurevitch, J. and Nakagawa, S. (2016) Fraud not a primary cause of irreproducible results: a reply to Clark et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.09.004

Mata, L., Garrad, G. E., Kutt, A., Wintle, B. C., Chee, Y. E., Backstrom, A., Bainbridge, B., Urlus, J., Brown, G., Tolsma, A., Yen, A., New, T. and Bekessy, S. (2016) Eliciting and integrating expert knowledge to assess the viability of the critically endangered golden sun-moth Synemon plana. Austral Ecology DOI: 10.1111/aec.12431

Parker, T. H., Forstmeier, W., Koricheva, J., Fidler, F., Hadfield, J. D., Chee, Y. E., Kelly, C. D., Gurevitch, J. and Nakagawa, S. (2016) Transparency in ecology and evolution: real problems, real solutions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31, 711-719.

Chee, Y.E, Wilkinson, L.A.T, Nicholson, A.E., Quintana-Ascencio, P.F., Fauth, J.E., Hall, D., Ponzio, K.J. and Rumpff, L. (2016) Modelling spatial and temporal changes with GIS and Spatial and Dynamic Bayesian Networks. Environmental Modelling & Software 82, 108-120. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.04.012
Available at: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1SyYV4sKhE9jFv

Rose, L., Heard, G. W., Chee, Y. E. and Wintle, B. (2015) Cost-effective conservation of an endangered frog under uncertainty. Conservation Biology (Early View) DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12626

Garrard, G.E., Fidler, F., Wintle, B.C., Chee, Y.E. and Bekessy, S.A. (2015) Beyond advocacy: Making space for conservation scientists in public debate. Conservation Letters (Early View) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/conl.12193/pdf

Addison, P. F. E., Rumpff, L., Bau, S. S., Carey, J. M., Chee, Y. E., Jarrad, F. C., McBride, M. F. and Burgman, M. A. (2013) Practical solutions for making models indispensable in conservation decision-making. Diversity and Distributions 19, 490-502.

Chee, Y. E. and Elith, J. (2012) Spatial data for modelling and management of freshwater ecosystems. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 26, 2123-2140.

Jarrad, F., Walshe, T., Chee, Y. E. and Burgman, M. (2012) A test of biotic interactions among two alpine plant species in Australia. Austral Ecology 37, 90-96.

Elith, J., Phillips, S. J., Hastie, T., Dudík, M., Chee, Y. E. and Yates, C. J. (2011) A statistical explanation of MaxEnt for ecologists. Diversity and Distributions 17, 43-57.

Chee, Y. E. and Wintle, B. A. (2010) Linking modelling, monitoring and management: an integrated approach to controlling overabundant wildlife. Journal of Applied Ecology 47, 1169-1178.

Vesk, P. A., Davidson, A. and Chee, Y. E. (2010) Spatial distribution and prediction of seed production by Eucalyptus microcarpa in a fragmented landscape. Austral Ecology 35, 60-71.

Webb, J. A., Stewardson, M. J., Chee, Y. E., Schreiber, E. S. G., Sharpe, A. K. and Jensz, M. C. (2010) Negotiating the turbulent boundary: the challenges of building a science-management collaboration for landscape-scale monitoring of environmental flows. Marine and Freshwater Research 61, 798-807.

Carey, J. M., Burgman, M. A., Miller, C. and Chee, Y. E. (2005) An application of qualitative risk assessment in park management. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 12, 6-15.

Chee, Y. E. (2004) An ecological perspective on the valuation of ecosystem services. Biological Conservation 120, 549-565.

Refereed Conference Papers

Coker, M., Walsh, C.J., Bond, N. and Chee, Y.E. (2016) Biodiversity offsets: Why ‘no net loss’ is even more problematic for urban streams. Short Communication in Proceedings of the 8th Australian Stream Management Conference, 31 July-3 August, Leura, New South Wales, pp. 38-42.

Vietz, G.J., Rutherfurd, I.D., Walsh, C.J., Chee, Y.E. and Hatt, B.E. (2014) The Unaccounted Costs of Conventional Urban Development: Protecting Stream Systems in An Age of Urban Sprawl. Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference, 27-30 July, Townsville, Queensland, pp. 418-424.

Wilkinson, L. A. T., Chee, Y. E., Nicholson, A. E. and Quintana-Ascencio, P. (2013) An Object-oriented Spatial and Temporal Bayesian Network for Managing Willows in an American Heritage River Catchment. Models for Spatial, Temporal and Network Data – A UAI Application Workshop at the Conference of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 11-15 July, 2013, Bellevue, Washington, USA, http://pluto.coe.fsu.edu/UAI2013Workshops/SpatialTemporal/mstnd13_proceedings_v1.pdf

Nicholson, A., Chee, Y. E. and Quintana-Ascencio, P. (2012) A State-Transition DBN for Management of Willows in an American Heritage River Catchment. Ninth Bayesian Modeling Applications Workshop at the Conference of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 15-17 August, 2012, Catalina Island, California, USA, CEUR-WS.org, online http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-962/paper07.pdf

Book Chapters

Chee, Y.E., Fidler, F. and Wintle, B. (accepted) Understanding uptake of decision support models in conservation and natural resource management. In Decision-making in Conservation and Natural Resource Management – Uniting Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches. Bunnefeld, N., Nicholson, E. and Milner-Gulland, E.J. (Eds.). Cambridge University Press

Chee, Y. E. (2015) Principles Underpinning Biodiversity Offsets and Guidance on their Use. In Handbook of Road Ecology. van der Ree, R., Grilo, C. and Smith, D. J. (Eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 51-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118568170.ch7

Reports

Chee, Y.E., Parris, K.P. and Wintle, B.A. (2011) Methodologies and Tools for Strategic Assessments under the EPBC Act 1999. A report to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Populations and Communities (DSEWPaC). Applied Environmental Decision Analysis, The University of Melbourne. pp. 84.

Chee, Y.E. (2010a) A Model-based Algorithm for Managing and Monitoring Population Control. Report prepared for Parks Victoria. School of Botany, The University of Melbourne. pp. 39.

Chee, Y. E. (2010b) Nature Conservation Review: Freshwater-dependent Ecosystems. Report prepared for the Victorian National Parks Association, School of Botany, The University of Melbourne. pp. 65.

Webb, J.A., Chee, Y.E., King, E.L., Stewardson, M.J., Zorriasateyn, N. and Richards, R. (2010b) Evidence-based Practice for Environmental Water Planning in the Murray-Darling Basin. Report prepared for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, The University of Melbourne. pp. 134.

Cant, B., Elith, J., Leathwick, J., Chee, Y.E., Taranto, J., Case, M., Pritchard, J. (2007) Spatial Management Model of Murray-Darling Fish Populations. Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Native Fish Management Strategy, Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Heidelberg, Victoria. pp. 120.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006a) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Broken River. Report to Goulburn-Broken Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 125.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006b) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Goulburn River. Report to Goulburn-Broken Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 127.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006c) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Campaspe River. Report to North Central Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 132.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006d) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Loddon River. Report to North Central Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 136.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006e) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Wimmera River. Report to Wimmera Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 129.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006f) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Maclister River. Report to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 127.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006g) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Thomson River. Report to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 144.

Chee, Y.E., Webb, A., Cottingham, P. and Stewardson, M. (2006h) Victorian Environmental Flows Monitoring and Assessment Program: Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Flow Releases in the Glenelg River. Report to Glenelg-Hopkins Catchment Management Authority and Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria. eWater Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra. pp. 128.

Carey, J., Fox, D., Burgman, M., Chee, Y.E., Hart, B., Pollino, C., White, A., Grace, A., Henderson, B. and Bui, E. (2006) Guidelines for Quantifying the Ecological Risks from Contaminants in Catchments. Report No. 1, LWA/MDBC Project UMO43: Risk-based Approaches to Managing Contaminants in Catchments. pp. 70.

Chee, Y.E., Burgman, M. and Carey, J. (2005) Use of a Bayesian Network Decision Tool to Manage Environmental Flows in the Wimmera River, Victoria. Report No. 4, LWA/MDBC Project UMO43: Delivering Sustainability Through Risk Management. pp. 84.

Carey, J.M., Burgman, M.A. and Chee, Y.E. (2004) Risk Assessment and the Concept of Ecosystem Condition in Park Management. Parks Victoria Technical Series No. 13, Parks Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. pp. 96.

Other

Chee, Y. E. (2013) Hidden flaws in Victoria’s new native vegetation clearing rules. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/hidden-flaws-in-victorias-new-native-vegetation-clearing-rules-18516

Chee, Y. E. (2011) Integrating 3Ms in dealing with roos. Decision Point, Issue 52, Pages 9-11. http://decision-point.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/DPoint_51.pdf

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