David Lindenmayer

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David B. Lindenmayer , AO , (* in Canberra ) is an Australian landscape ecologist and conservation biologist . He is Research Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra.

Lindenmayer grew up in Canberra, studied at the Australian National University with a bachelor's degree in 1982 and at the University of Adelaide with a diploma in education in 1986. He received his doctorate in 1990 from the Australian National University ( The ecology and habitat requirements of Leadbeater's Possum ) . He also received a DSc from the Australian National University in 2003.

He works on the topics of forest management , habitat fragmentation and nature conservation management . He leads u. a. population viability analysis (PVA) and deals with the extinction probability of species and populations.

In 2008 he became a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science . In 2012 he received an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship.


  • with P. Barton, H. Gibb et al: Morphological traits as predictors of diet and microhabitat use in a diverse beetle assemblage. In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. vol. 102, 2011, pp. 301-310.
  • with L. McBurney, S. Banks and others: Forest Phoenix: How a great forest recovers after wildfire. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic. 2010, ISBN 978-0-643-10103-6 .
  • with E. Knight, M. Crane and others: What makes an effective restoration planting for woodland birds? In: Biological Conservation. vol. 143, 2010, pp. 289-301.
  • with S. Bekessy, B. Wintle et al: The biodiversity bank cannot be a lending bank. In: Conservation Letters . vol. 3, 2010, pp. 151-158.
  • with J. Wood: Long-term patterns in the decay, collapse, and abundance of trees with hollows in the mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests of Victoria, southeastern Australia. In: Canadian Journal of Forest Research. vol. 40, 2010, pp. 48-54.
  • with D. Driscoll, A. Bennett et al: Fire management for biodiversity conservation: Key research questions and our capacity to answer them. In: Biological Conservation . vol. 143, 2010, pp. 1928-1939.
  • with D. Michael, M. Crane et al .: A range extension for the prong-snouted blindsnake Ramphotyphlops bituberculatus (Typholpidae) in the south-western slopes of NSW. In: Herpetofauna . vol. 39, no. 2, 2010, pp. 113-114.

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Individual evidence

  1. Emma Macdonald, ANU scoops pool for research fellowships , July 30, 2012
  2. career data orcid.org