Samantha Setterfield

 

Research interests

Samantha's main area of research is plant ecology. More specifically she is interested in:

  • The effects of fire on savanna vegetation

  • Restoration ecology

  • Reproductive ecology of savanna vegetation

  • Environmental weeds

Year Type Citation
Submitted Conference Proceedings Clarkson, J. R., Grice, A. C., Friedel, M. H., Setterfield, S. A. & Ferdinands, K. The role of legislation and policy in dealing with contentious plants. 474-477 (Submitted).
Submitted Conference Proceedings Friedel, M. H., Grice, A. C., Clarkson, J. R., Ferdinands, K. & Setterfield, S. A. How well are we currently dealing with contentious plants?. 470-473 (Submitted).
Submitted Conference Proceedings Grice, A. C., Clarkson, J. R., Friedel, M. H., Ferdinands, K. & Setterfield, S. A. Containment as a strategy for tackling contentious plants. 486-489 (Submitted).
2013 Journal Article Guisan, A. et al. Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions. Ecology Letters 16, 1424 - 1435 (2013).
2013 Book Chapter Setterfield, S. A. et al. Plant invasions in protected areas: patterns, problems and challenges (Springer, 2013).
2013 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A. et al. Adding Fuel to the Fire: The Impacts of Non-Native Grass Invasion on Fire Management at a Regional Scale. PLoS ONE 8, e59144 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Adams, V. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Estimating the financial risks of Andropogon gayanus to greenhouse gas abatement projects in northern Australia. Environmental Research Letters 8, 025018 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025018 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Laurance, W. F. et al. Corrigendum to “The ten Australian ecosystems most vulnerable to tipping points” [Biol. Conserv. 144 (2011) 1472–1480]. Biological Conservation 159, 552 (2013).
2012 Journal Article Moles, A. T. et al. Invasions: the trail behind, the path ahead, and a test of a disturbing idea. Journal of Ecology 100, 116 - 127 (2012).
2012 Journal Article Petty, A. M., Setterfield, S. A., Ferdinands, K. B. & Barrow, P. Inferring habitat suitability and spread patterns from large-scale distributions of an exotic invasive pasture grass in north Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology no - no (2012). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02128.x
2012 Journal Article SCOTT, K. E. N. N. E. T. H. et al. Does long-term fire exclusion in an Australian tropical savanna result in a biome shift? A test using the reintroduction of fire. Austral Ecology 37, 693 - 711 (2012).
2012 Conference Proceedings Adams, V. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Spatial Prioritisation for management of gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) invasions: accounting for social, economic and environmental values. 18th Australasian Weeds Conference 49-52 (2012).
2011 Book Chapter Douglas, M. M. et al. (CDU Press, 2011).
2011 Book Chapter DOUGLAS, M. I. C. H. A. E. L. M. et al. Aquatic biodiversity in northern Australia: patterns, threats and future (Charles Darwin University, 2011).
2011 Journal Article Burbidge, A. A. et al. Is Australia ready for assisted colonization?: Policy changes required to facilitate translocations under climate change. Pacific Conservation Biology 17, 259-269 (2011).
2011 Journal Article Ferdinands, K., Virtue, J., Johnson, S. B. & Setterfield, S. A. 'Bio-insecurities': managing demand for potentially invasive plants in the bioeconomy. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 3, 43-49 (2011).
2010 Journal Article Scott, K. A., Setterfield, S. A. & Douglas, M. M. Environmental factors influencing the establishment, height and fecundity of the annual grass Sorghum intrans in an Australian tropical savanna. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26, 313-322 (2010).
2010 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A., Setterfield, S. A., Ferdinands, K., Rossiter, N. A. & Douglas, M. M. The Northern Territory's Weed Risk Management system an application of the national post-border WRM protocol. Plant Protection Quarterly 25, 71-74 (2010).
2010 Conference Proceedings Ferdinands, K., Setterfield, S. A., Clarkson, J. R., Grice, A. C. & Friedel, M. H. Embedding economics in weed risk management to assess contentious plants. Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Weeds Conference 482-485 (2010). at <http://www.caws.org.au/awc/2010/awc201014821.pdf>
2010 Journal Article Scott, K. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Andersen, A. N. Soil seed banks confer resilience to savanna grass-layer plants during seasonal disturbance. Acta Oecologica 36 , 202 - 210 (2010).
2010 Journal Article Brooks, K. J., Setterfield, S. A. & Douglas, M. M. Exotic Grass Invasions: Applying a Conceptual Framework to the Dynamics of Degradation and Restoration in Australia’s Tropical Savannas. . Restoration Ecology Vol. 18, 188-197 (2010).
2010 Conference Paper Clarkson, J. R., Grice, A. C., Friedel, M. H., Setterfield, S. A. & Ferdinands, K. B. The role of legislation and policy in dealing with contentious plants. . 17th Australasian Weeds Conference (2010).
2010 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A., Rossiter, N. A., Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B., Douglas, M. M. & Williams, R. J. Turning up the heat: the impacts of Andropogon gayanus (gamba grass) invasion on fire behaviour in northern Australian savannas. Diversity and Distributions 16, 854-861. (2010).
2010 Journal Article Scott, K. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Andersen, A. N. Fire tolerance of perennial grass tussocks in a savanna woodland. Austral Ecology 35, 858-861 (2010).
2010 Conference Paper Friedel, M. H., Grice, A. C., Ferdinands, K. B. & Setterfield, S. A. How well are we currently dealing with contentious plants? Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Weeds Conference, ed. S.M. Zydenbos, pp. 470-473. (New Zealand Plant Prot. 17th Australasian Weeds Conference (2010).
2010 Journal Article PARR, C. A. T. H. E. R. I. N. E. L., Ryan, B. J. & Setterfield, S. A. Habitat Complexity and Invasive Species: The Impacts of Gamba Grass (Andropogon gayanus) on Invertebrates in an Australian Tropical Savanna. Biotropica 42, 688 - 696 (2010).
2010 Conference Paper Grice, A. C., Clarkson, J. R., Friedel, M. H., Ferdinands, K. B. & Setterfield, S. A. Containment as a strategy for tackling contentious plants. . Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Weeds Conference (New Zealand Plant Protection Society , 2010).
2010 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A., Setterfield, S. A., Ferdinands, K., Rossiter, N. A. & Douglas, M. M. The Northern Territory's Weed Risk Management system an application of the national post-border WRM protocol. Plant Protection Quarterly 25, 71-74 (2010).
2009 Journal Article Scott, K. A., Setterfield, S. A., Andersen, A. N. & Douglas, M. M. Correlates of grass-species composition in a savanna woodland in northern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 57, 10 - 17 (2009).
2009 Book Chapter Setterfield, S. A. The Bush Book: a manual for managing native vegetation across Northern Australia (Kraatz, M., Jacklyn, P. M. & Clark, M.) (Greening Australia, 2009). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:8677>
2009 Journal Article Rossiter, N. A. et al. Invasive Andropogon gayanus(gamba grass) is an ecosystem transformer of nitrogen relations in Australian savanna. Ecological Applications 19, 1546 - 1560 (2009).
2008 Conference Paper Ferdinands, K. & Setterfield, S. A. ‘Green bulldozers’ and ‘flammable triffids’: responding to the threats posed by invasive grasses in tropical northern Australia. 16th Australian Weeds Conference (Van Klinken, R., Osten, V. A., Panetta, F. D. & Scanlan, J. C.) 407 (Queensland Weeds Society, 2008). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:7639>
2008 Book Chapter Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. & Setterfield, S. A. Encyclopedia of Ecology (Jorgensen, S. E. & Faith, B. D.) 3143 - 3154 (Elsevier B.V., 2008). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:7682>
2008 Journal Article Brooks, K. J., Setterfield, S. A. & Douglas, M. M. Exotic Grass Invasions: Applying a Conceptual Framework to the Dynamics of Degradation and Restoration in Australia's Tropical Savannas. Restoration Ecology 18, 188 - 197 (2008).
2008 Journal Article Rossiter, N. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. & Cook, G. D. Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) Invasion Increases Fire-mediated Nitrogen Losses in the Tropical Savannas of Northern Australia. Ecosystems 11, 77 - 88 (2008).
2007 Conference Paper Scott, K. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Andersen, A. N. Influence of fire on the emergence of Sarga intrans seedlings in a north Australian tropical savanna. Proceedings of the 4th International Wildland Fire Conference 200 - 212 (Spanish Ministry of Environment, Madrid and Junta de Andalucia, Seville, 2007). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6668>
2007 Book Chapter Setterfield, S. A. The Nature of Northern Australia: Natural Values, Ecological Processes and Future Prospects (Woinarski, J. C. Z., Mackey, B., Nix, H. & Traill, B. J.) 17 - 17 (ANU EPress, 2007). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6669>
2006 Conference Paper Ferdinands, K., Douglas, M. M., Setterfield, S. A. & Barratt, J. L. Africanising the tropical woodlands: Canopy loss and tree death following gamba grass Andropogon gayanus invasion. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Sindel, B. M. & Johnson, S. B.) 296 - 296 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6670>
2006 Journal Article Lahoreau, G. et al. Positive effect of seed size on seedling survival in fire-prone savannas of Australia, Brazil and West Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22, 719 - 722 (2006).
2006 Journal Article Andersen, A. N., Parr, K., McKaige, B. & Setterfield, S. A. Burning for Biodiversity in the Top End. Australasian Plant Conservation 14, 3 - 3 (2006).
2006 Conference Paper Douglas, M. M. et al. Different weeds, different habitats, same effects: exotic grass invasion in tropical woodlands and wetlands. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Preston, C., Watts, J. H. & Crossman, N. D.) 811 - 814 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2312>
2006 Journal Article Russell-Smith, J. & Setterfield, S. A. Monsoon rain forest seedling dynamics, northern Australia: contrasts with regeneration in eucalypt-dominated savannas. Journal of Biogeography 33, 1597 - 1614 (2006).
2006 Conference Paper Brooks, K. J., Setterfield, S. A. & Douglas, M. M. Seasonal timing of glyphosate application: impacts on native plant communities in a north Australian tropical savanna. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Preston, C., Watts, J. H. & Crossman, N. D.) 223 - 226 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2313>
2006 Conference Paper Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Barratt, J. L. & Brooks, K. J. Reproductive phenology of Pennisetum pedicellatum. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Preston, C., Watts, J. H. & Crossman, N. D.) 272 - 274 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2314>
2006 Conference Paper Setterfield, S. A. et al. A weed risk management system for the Northern Territory. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Preston, C., Watts, J. H. & Crossman, N. D.) 699 - 702 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2310>
2006 Conference Paper Rossiter, N. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. & Cook, G. D. The impact of exotic grass invasions on nitrogen cycling: a mini-review. 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (Preston, C., Watts, J. H. & Crossman, N. D.) 815 - 818 (Weed Management Society of South Australia, 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2311>
2005 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. & Welch, M. A. Effects of canopy cover and ground disturbance on establishment of an invasive grass in an Australia savanna. Biotropica 37, 25 - 31 (2005).
2005 Conference Paper Douglas, M. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Impacts of exotic tropical grasses: Lessons from gamba grass in the Northern Territory. 8th Queensland Weed Symposium (Vogler, W.) 69 - 73 (Queensland Weeds Society, 2005). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:2053>
2005 Conference Paper Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Rossiter, N. A. & Barrett, J. Ecohydrological impacts of invasive grasses on tropical savanna in north Australia. Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia (2005). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6750>
2005 Journal Article Flores, T., Setterfield, S. A. & DOUGLAS, M. I. C. H. A. E. L. M. Seedling recruitment of the exotic grass Andropogon gayanus (Poaceae) in northern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 53, 1-7 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Andersen, A. N. et al. Fire frequency and biodiversity conservation in Australian tropical savannas: implications from the Kapalga fire experiment. Austral Ecology 30, 155 - 167 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Flores, T. A., Setterfield, S. A. & Douglas, M. M. Seedling recruitment of the exotic grass Andropogon gayanus (Poaceae) in northern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 53, 243 - 249 (2005).
2004 Conference Paper Rossiter, N. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. & Cook, G. D. Exotic grass invasion in the tropical savannas of northern Australia: Ecosystem consequences. 14th Australian Weeds Conference (Sindel, B. M. & Johnson, S. B.) 168 - 171 (Weed Society of New South Wales, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1598>
2004 Conference Paper Douglas, M. M., Setterfield, S. A., Rossiter, N. A., Barratt, J. L. & Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. Effects of mission grass (Pennisetum polystachion L.Schult.) invasion on fuel loads and nitrogen availability in a northern Australia tropical savanna. 14th Australian Weeds Conference (Sindel, B. M. & Johnson, S. B.) 179 - 181 (Weed Society of New South Wales, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1540>
2004 Report Calnan, T., Bellairs, S. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Soil surface and native grass treatments for erosion control at Craig Creek, Mt Bundy Training Area. (Charles Darwin University, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6985>
2004 Journal Article Townsend, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Catchment cover and stream water quality in an Australian tropical savanna: rapid recovery after a change to a less intense fire regime. Ecological Management and Restoration 5, 136 - 138 (2004).
2004 Report Calnan, T., Bellairs, S. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Soil surface and native grass treatments for erosion control at Craig Creek, Mt Bundy Training Area. (Charles Darwin University, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6986>
2004 Conference Paper Setterfield, S. A., Bellairs, S. M., Douglas, M. M. & Calnan, T. Seed bank dynamics of two exotic grass species in Australia's northern savanna. 14th Australian Weeds Conference (Sindel, B. M. & Johnson, S. B.) 555 - 557 (Weed Society of New South Wales, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1626>
2004 Report Calnan, T., Bellairs, S. M. & Setterfield, S. A. Soil surface and native grass treatments for erosion control at Craig Creek, Mt Bundy Training Area. (Charles Darwin University, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:6988>
2003 Journal Article Rossiter, N. A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Assoc Prof Hutley, L. B. Testing the grass-fire cycle: alien grass invasion in the tropical savannas of northern Australia. Diversity and Distributions 9, 169 - 176 (2003).
2003 Book Chapter Williams, R. J., Muller, W. J., Wahren, C. H., Setterfield, S. A. & Cusack, J. Fire in Tropical Savannas: The Kapalga Experiment (Andersen, A. N., Cook, G. D. & Williams, R. J.) 169, 79 - 106 (Springer Publishing Company, 2003).
2002 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A. Seedling establishment in an Australian tropical savanna: effects of seed supply, soil disturbance and fire. Journal of Applied Ecology 39, 949 - 959 (2002).
1998 Journal Article Andersen, A. N. et al. ) Fire frequency and biodiversity conservation in Australian tropical savannas: implications from the Kapalga fire experiment . Australian Journal of Ecology 23, 95-110 (1998).
1997 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A. The impact of experimental fire regimes on seed production in two tropical eucalypt species in northern Australia. Australian Journal of Ecology 22, 279 - 287 (1997).
1996 Journal Article Setterfield, S. A. & Williams, R. J. Patterns of flowering and seed production in Eucalyptus miniata and E. tetrodonta in a tropical savanna woodland, northern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 44, 107-122 (1996).
1995 Journal Article Cook, G. D. & Setterfield, S. A. Shrub invasion of a tropical wetland: implications for weed management. Ecological Applications 6, 531-537 (1995).

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