Dr Peter Erskine

Program Leader/Snr Res Fellow

Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation
Sustainable Minerals Institute
p.erskine@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64065

Overview

Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation of degraded land
    I lead multi-disciplinary teams designing monitoring programs, mine rehabilitation strategies and landscape restoration in Australia, south-east Asia and Africa.
  • Rainforest restoration
  • Spatial ecology

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Lamb, D. and Erskine, P. (2008). Forest Restoration at a Landscape Scale. In Stork, N. and Turton, S. (Ed.), Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape 1 ed. (pp. 469-484) Carlton, Vic, Australia: Blackwell Publishing.

  • Erskine, P. D., Catterall, C. P., Lamb, D. and Kanowski, J. (2007). Patterns and Processes of Old Field Reforestation in Australian Rain Forest Landscapes. In Cramer, V. A. and Hobbs, R. J. (Ed.), Old Fields Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland 1 ed. (pp. 119-144) Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

  • Lamb, David, Huynh, Duy Nhan and Erskine, Peter D. (2005). Designing mixed-species plantations: Progress to date. In Peter D. Erskine, David Lamb and Mila Bristow (Ed.), Reforestation in the tropics and subtropics of Australia: Using rainforest tree species (pp. 129-140) Barton, ACT, Australia: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.

  • Lamb, D., Erskine, P. D. and Bristow, M. (2005). Reforestation with rainforest timber trees in the tropics and subtropics of Australia: A brief overview. In Peter D Erskine, David Lamb and Mila Bristow (Ed.), Reforestation in the Tropics and Subtropics of Australia: Using Rainforest Tree Species first ed. (pp. 2-6) ACT Australia: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.

  • Erskine, Peter D., Lamb, David and Bristow, Mila (2005). Reforestation with rainforest trees: Challenges ahead. In Peter D. Erskine, David Lamb and Mila Bristow (Ed.), Reforestation in the tropics and subtropics of Australia: Using rainforest tree species (pp. 264-272) Barton, ACT, Australia: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.

  • Bristow, Mila, Erskine, Peter D., McNamara, Sean and Annandale, Mark (2005). Species performance and site relationships for rainforest timber species in plantations in the humid tropics of Queensland. In Peter D. Erskine, David Lamb and Mila Bristow (Ed.), Reforestation in the tropics and subtropics of Australia: Using rainforest tree species (pp. 84-100) Barton, ACT, Australia: RIRDC Publication.

  • Catterall, Carla P., Kanowski, John, Lamb, David, Killin, Daryl, Erskine, Peter D. and Wardell-Johnson, Grant (2005). Trade-offs between timber production and biodiversity in rainforest plantations: Emerging issues and an ecological perspective. In Peter D. Erskine, David Lamb and Mila Bristow (Ed.), Reforestation in the tropics and subtropics of Australia: Using rainforest tree species (pp. 206-221) Barton, ACT, Australia: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.

  • Erskine, P. D. and Lamb, D. (2001). Forest rehabilitation in the Asia-Pacific region. In K.N. Ganeshaiah, R.U. Shaanker and K.S. Bawa (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare 1 ed. (pp. 228-230) New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd..

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision