Publications: Harper, Richard
Walden, L.L., Harper, R.J., Mendham, D.S., Henry, D.J. and Fontaine, J.B. (2015) Eucalyptus reforestation induces soil water repellency. Soil Research, 53 (2). pp. 168-177.
Dean, C., Kirkpatrick, J.B., Harper, R.J. and Eldridge, D.J. (2015) Optimising carbon sequestration in arid and semiarid rangelands. Ecological Engineering, 74 . pp. 148-163.
Bustamante, M., Robledo-Abad, C., Harper, R., Mbow, C., Ravindranat, N.H., Sperling, F., Haberl, H., de Siqueira Pinto, A. and Smith, P. (2014) Co-benefits, trade-offs, barriers and policies for greenhouse gas mitigation in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 20 (10). pp. 3270-3290.
Harper, R.J., Sochacki, S.J., Smettem, K.R.J. and Robinson, N. (2014) Managing water in agricultural landscapes with short-rotation biomass plantations. GCB Bioenergy, 6 (5). pp. 544-555.
Sochacki, S.J., Harper, R.J., Smettem, K.R.J., Dell, B. and Wu, H. (2013) Evaluating a sustainability index for nutrients in a short rotation energy cropping system. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 5 (3). pp. 315-326.
Smith, P., Haberl, H., Popp, A., Erb, K-H, Lauk, C., Harper, R., Tubiello, F.N., de Siqueira Pinto, A., Jafari, M., Sohi, S., Masera, O., Böttcher, H., Berndes, G., Bustamante, M., Ahammad, H., Clark, H., Dong, H., Elsiddig, E.A., Mbow, C., Ravindranath, N.H., Rice, C.W., Robledo Abad, C., Romanovskaya, A., Sperling, F., Herrero, M., House, J.I. and Rose, S. (2013) How much land-based greenhouse gas mitigation can be achieved without compromising food security and environmental goals? Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 19 (8). pp. 2285-2302.
Dean, C., Roxburgh, S.H., Harper, R.J., Eldridge, D.J., Watson, I.W. and Wardell-Johnson, G.W. (2012) Accounting for space and time in soil carbon dynamics in timbered rangelands. Ecological Engineering, 38 (1). pp. 51-64.
Sochacki, S.J., Harper, R.J. and Smettem, K.R.J. (2012) Bio-mitigation of carbon following afforestation of abandoned salinized farmland. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 4 (2). pp. 193-201.
Dean, C., Wardell-Johnson, G.W. and Harper, R.J. (2012) Carbon management of commercial rangelands in Australia: Major pools and fluxes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 148 . pp. 44-64.
Mitchell, C.D., Harper, R.J. and Keenan, R.J. (2012) Current status and future prospects for carbon forestry in Australia. Australian Forestry, 75 (3). pp. 200-2012.
Harper, R.J., Sochacki, S., Bell, R., Chittleborough, D., Summers, R. and Tibbett, M. (2012) Increasing soil carbon storage in sandy soils with clay amendments. In: The Climate Change Research Strategies and Primary Industries Conference, 27 - 29 November, Melbourne, Australia.
Townsend, P.V., Harper, R.J., Brennan, P.D., Dean, C., Wu, S., Smettem, K.R.J. and Cook, S.E. (2012) Multiple environmental services as an opportunity for watershed restoration. Forest Policy and Economics, 17 . pp. 45-58.
Harper, R.J., Okom, A.E.A., Stilwell, A.T., Tibbett, M., Dean, C., George, S.J., Sochacki, S.J., Mitchell, C.D., Mann, S.S. and Dods, K. (2012) Reforesting degraded agricultural landscapes with Eucalypts: Effects on carbon storage and soil fertility after 26years. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 163 . pp. 3-13.
George, S.J., Harper, R.J., Hobbs, R.J. and Tibbett, M. (2012) A sustainable agricultural landscape for Australia: A review of interlacing carbon sequestration, biodiversity and salinity management in agroforestry systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 163 . pp. 28-36.
Stewart, J., Anda, M. and Harper, R.J. (2011) Carbon management and opportunities for Indigenous Communities. In: UCLan Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) & Confucius Institute International Conference, 19 - 21 May, Preston, UK
Stewart, J., Harper, R.J. and Anda, M. (2011) Developing a model of carbon sources and sinks for Indigenous communities in Australia. In: Chan, F., Marinova, D. and Anderssen, R.S. (eds) MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 12 - 16 December, Perth, Western Australia pp. 3085-3091.
Harper, R., Sochacki, S., Wocheslander, R., Busby, G. and Cowell, O. (2011) The potential for carbon farmining initiative to improve catchment conditions. In: Swan River Trust Forum, 2 November, Perth, Western Australia.
Bi, H., Long, Y., Turner, J., Lei, Y., Snowdon, P., Li, Y., Harper, R., Zerihun, A. and Ximenes, F. (2010) Additive prediction of aboveground biomass for Pinus radiata (D. Don) plantations. Forest Ecology and Management, 259 (12). pp. 2301-2314.
Harper, R.J., Sochacki, S.J., Smettem, K.R.J. and Robinson, N. (2010) Bioenergy feedstock potential from short-rotation woody crops in a dryland environment. Energy & Fuels, 24 (1). pp. 225-231.
Harper, R. and Buizer, M. (2010) Evolution of Australian climate change policy in the post-Kyoto period. In: XXIII IUFRO World Congress, 23 - 28 August, Seoul, Korea.
Harper, R.J., Gilkes, R.J., Hill, M.J. and Carter, D.J. (2010) Wind erosion and soil carbon dynamics in south-western Australia. Aeolian Research, 1 (3-4). pp. 129-141.
Harper, R.J., Sochacki, S.J., Smettem, K.R.J., Robinson, N., Silberstein, R.P., Clarke, C.J., McGrath, J.F., Crombie, D.S. and Hampton, C.E. (2009) Catchment scale evaluation of trees, water and salt. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, May 2009.
Harper, R.J., Smettem, K.R.J., Carter, J.O. and McGrath, J.F. (2009) Drought deaths in Eucalyptus globulus (Labill.) plantations in relation to soils, geomorphology and climate. Plant and Soil, 324 (1-2). pp. 199-207.
Harper, R., Smettem, K., Reid, R., Callister, A., McGrath, J. and Brennan, P. (2009) Pulpwood production. In: Nuberg, I., George, B. and Reid, R., (eds.) Agroforestry for Natural Resource Management. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic, Australia, pp. 199-218.
Smettem, K. and Harper, R. (2009) Using trees to manage local and regional water balances. In: Nuberg, I., George, B. and Reid, R., (eds.) Agroforestry for Natural Resource Management. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic, Australia, pp. 37-52.
Sochacki, S.J., Harper, R.J. and Smettem, K.R.J. (2007) Estimation of woody biomass production from a short-rotation bio-energy system in semi-arid Australia. Biomass and Bioenergy, 31 (9). pp. 608-616.
Harper, R.J., Beck, A.C., Ritson, P., Hill, M.J., Mitchell, C.D., Barrett, D.J., Smettem, K.R.J. and Mann, S.S. (2007) The potential of greenhouse sinks to underwrite improved land management. Ecological Engineering, 29 (4). pp. 329-341.
Smettem, K., Harper, R.J. and Watanabe, F. (2006) Can concepts of ecological optimality provide guidance for predicting the performance of replanted perennial vegetation in dryland areas? Journal of Arid Land Studies, 15 . pp. 255-258.
Pracilio, G., Adams, M.L., Smettem, K.R.J. and Harper, R.J. (2006) Determination of spatial distribution patterns of clay and plant available potassium contents in surface soils at the farm scale using high resolution gamma ray spectrometry. Plant and Soil, 282 (1-2). pp. 67-82.
Pracilio, G., Smettem, K.R.J., Bennett, D., Harper, R.J. and Adams, M.L. (2006) Site assessment of a woody crop where a shallow hardpan soil layer constrained plant growth. Plant and Soil, 288 (1-2). pp. 113-125.
Robinson, N., Harper, R.J. and Smettem, K.R.J. (2006) Soil water depletion by Eucalyptus spp. integrated into dryland agricultural systems. Plant and Soil, 286 (1-2). pp. 141-151.
Archibald, R.D., Harper, R.J., Fox, J.E.D. and Silberstein, R.P. (2006) Tree performance and Root-zone salt accumulation in three dryland Australian plantations. Agroforestry Systems, 66 (3). pp. 191-204.
Harper, R.J., Robinson, N., Smettem, K. and Sochacki, S.J. (2005) Phase farming with trees: the acceleration of farm forestry to combat dryland salinity. International Forestry Review, 7 . pp. 276-277.
Harper, R.J., Smettem, K.R.J. and Tomlinson, R.J. (2005) Using soil and climatic data to estimate the performance of trees, carbon sequestration and recharge potential at the catchment scale. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 45 (11). pp. 1389-1401.
Harper, R.J. and Gilkes, R.J. (2004) Aeolian influences on the soils and landforms of the southern Yilgarn Craton of semi-arid, southwestern Australia. Geomorphology, 59 (1-4). pp. 215-235.
Smettem, K., Pracilio, G., Oliver, Y. and Harper, R. (2004) Data availability and scale in hydrologic applications. Developments in Soil Science, 30 . pp. 253-271.
Harper, R.J. and Gilkes, R.J. (2004) The effects of clay and sand additions on the strength of sandy topsoils. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 42 (1). pp. 39-44.
Ryan, P.J., Harper, R.J., Laffan, M., Booth, T.H. and McKenzie, N.J. (2002) Site assessment for farm forestry in Australia and its relationship to scale, productivity and sustainability. Forest Ecology and Management, 171 (1-2). pp. 133-152.
Harper, R.J., McKissock, I., Gilkes, R.J., Carter, D.J. and Blackwell, P.S. (2000) A multivariate framework for interpreting the effects of soil properties, soil management and landuse on water repellency. Journal of Hydrology, 231-232 . pp. 371-383.
Wong, M.T.F. and Harper, R.J. (1999) Use of on-ground gamma-ray spectrometry to measure plant-available potassium and other topsoil attributes. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 37 (2). pp. 267-278.
McKissock, I., Gilkes, R.J., Harper, R.J. and Carter, D.J. (1998) Relationships of water repellency to soil properties for different spatial scales of study. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 36 (3). pp. 495-508.
Harper, R.J. and Gilkes, R.J. (1994) Evaluation of the 137Cs techniques for estimating wind erosion losses for some sandy Western Australian soils. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 32 (6). pp. 1369-1387.
Harper, R.J. and Gilkes, R.J. (1994) Hardsetting in the surface horizons of sandy soils and Its implications for soil classification and management. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 32 (3). pp. 603-619.
Harper, R.J. and Gilkes, R.J. (1994) Soil attributes related to water repellency and the utility of soil survey for predicting its occurrence. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 32 (5). pp. 1109-1124.