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Marine Habitat Mapping Technical Reports

Lucieer, V., Lawler, M., Morffew, M and Pender, A (2009) Mapping the Gaps. 195pp (~15Mb)

Lucieer, V., Lawler, M., Morffew, M and Pender, A (2007) Estuarine Habitat Mapping in the Derwent- 2007 A Resurvey of Marine Habitats by SeaMap Tasmania (~4.8Mb)

Lucieer, V., Lawler, M. Morffew, M and Pender, A (2007) Mapping of inshore marine habitats from Schouten Island to Bicheno on the East Coast of Tasmania. NHT/NAP Project No.L0015121 (~9.1Mb)

Lucieer, V., Lawler, M. Morffew, M and Pender, A (2007) Mapping of inshore marine habitats in the Cradle Coast Region; From West Head to Robbins Passage. NHT/NAP Project No.CEM22 (~3.7Mb)

Mount, M., Lucieer, V., Lawler, M. and Jordan, A (2005) Mapping of Estuarine and Marine Habitats in the Southern NRM region. NHT/NAP Project No.46937 (~6.8Mb)

Hirst,A., Kilpatrick, R., Mount, R., Guest, M., and Crawford, C (2005) Biodiversity and degradation of estuaries in North Western Tasmania. NHT/NAP Project No. 46927 (~8.7Mb)

Mount, R., Crawford, C., Veal, C and White, C (2005) Bringing Back the Bay; Marine Habitats and Water Quality in Georges Bay. Final Report to Break O'Day Council. 90pp (~26 Mb)

Jordan, A., Lucieer, V., Lawler, M. (2005) Linking Habitat Mapping with Fisheries Assessment in Key Commercial Fishing Grounds. FRDC Final Report No 2003/050 (~4.9Mb)

Barrett, N., Edgar, G., Lawler, M. and Halley, V. (2004) A quantitative video baseline survey of reef biota and survey of marine habitats within Bathurst Channel, South West Tasmania. Internal Report. Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute, 55pp (~1.5Kb)  

Jordan, A., Samson, C., Lawler, M. and Halley, V. (2003) Assessment of seabed habitats and heavy metals in Cornelian Bay. Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute Technical Report Series, 18, 42pp (~0.3Mb)

Jordan, A., Doole, J., Archer, L., Lawler, M., Halley, V. and C. Sanderson (2002) Assessment of nutrients and habitats in North West Bay. Kingborough Council Environmental Management Strategy, Hobart, 128 pp (~32Mb)

Jordan, A.R., Halley, V, Lawler, M.M and Barrett, NS (2002) Habitat mapping in the Kent Group of islands. Technical Report. Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute, Hobart, Tasmania.(~842Kb)  

Jordan, A., Lawler, M and Halley, V (2001) Estuarine habitat mapping in the Derwent – Integrating science and management. Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute NHT Final Report, 67pp. (~1.8Mb)

Barrett, N., J.C. Sanderson, M. Lawler, V. Halley and A. Jordan (2001) Mapping of inshore marine habitats in south-eastern Tasmania for marine protected area planning and marine management. Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute Technical Report Series, 7, 73pp (3.9Mb) 

Journal Articles

Lucieer, V., Hill, N., Barrett, N., Nichol. S. (2012)  Do marine substrates ‘look’ and ‘sound’ the same? Supervised classification of multibeam acoustic data using autonomous underwater vehicle images. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. DOI 10.1016/j.ecss.2012.11.001.

Porter-Smith, R* and Lyne, VD* and Kloser, RJ* and Lucieer, VL, (2012) Catchment-based classification of Australia's continental slope canyons, Marine Geology: International Journal of Marine Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics, 303-306 pp. 183-192. ISSN 0025-3227

Lucieer, V.L and Lamarche, G (2011) Unsupervised fuzzy classification and object-based image analysis of multibeam data to map deep water substrates, Cook Strait, New Zealand. Continental Shelf Research, 31 (11) pp. 1236-1247.

McArthur, M.A., Brooke, .PB., Przeslawski, R., Ryan, D.A., Lucieer, V.L., Nichol, S., McCallum, A.W., Mellin, C., Cresswell, I.D. and  Radke, L.C (2010) On the use of abiotic surrogates to describe marine benthic biodiversity.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 88 (1) pp. 21-32.

Lucieer, V.L and Lucieer, A (2009) Fuzzy Clustering for Seafloor Classification.  Marine Geology, 264 pp. 230-241.

Lucieer, V (2008) Object-oriented classification of sidescan sonar data for mapping benthic marine habitats.  International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29 (3) pp. 905-921.

Lucieer, VL and Pederson, H.G (2008) Linking morphometric characterisation of rocky reef with fine scale lobster movement. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing- Theme Issue `Remote Sensing and GIS for Coastal Ecosystem Assessment and Management, 63 (5) pp. 496-509.

Lucieer, V and Bruce, E (2007) Thematic accuracy assessment of acoustic seabed data for shallow benthic habitat mapping. The International Journal of Environmental Studies, 64 (1) pp. 93 - 109.

Lucieer, V.L  (2007) The Application of Automated Segmentation Methods and Fragementation Statistics to Characterise Rocky Reef Habitat. Journal of Spatial Science, 52 (1) pp. 81 - 91.

Jordan, A., Lawler, M., Lucieer, V., Barrett, N. (2005) Seabed habitat mapping in the Kent Group of islands and its role in marine protected area planning. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. (15)  pp. 51-70.

Mount, R.E (2005)  Acquisition of Through-water Aerial Survey Images: Surface Effects and the Prediction of Sun Glitter and Subsurface Illumination, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 71 (12) pp. 1407-1415.

Book Chapters

Lucieer, VL and Barrett, NS and Hill, Nicole and Nichol, S (2012) ‘Characterization of Shallow Inshore Coastal Reefs on the Tasman Peninsula, Southeastern Tasmania, Australia’, Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat, Elsevier, Peter Harris and Elaine Baker (ed), London, pp. 481-492. ISBN 978-0-12-385140-6

Halley, VL and Jordan, A (2008) ‘Addressing spatial uncertainty in mapping southern Australian coastal seabed habitats’, Mapping the seafloor for habitat characterisation, Geological Association of Canada, Greene, G and Todd, B (ed), Newfoundland, pp. 157-170. ISBN 9781897095331

 Published Media Articles

Lucieer ,V., Pederson, H and Barrett, N (2008) Visualising the invisible: TAFI conducts first multibeam surveys of near shore habitats in SE Tasmania. Fishing Today, 21(4) pg. 30-32

Lucieer, V (2006) An update of SeaMap Tasmania. Fishing Today 19:(6).

Lucieer, V (2005) Good progress on Seabed mapping. Fishing Today18:(6).

Jordan, A. R and  Lucieer, V. L (2005) Mapping of seabed habitat in south-east and north-east abalone fishing blocks - an update on SEAMAP Tasmania, Fishing Today, Turtle Press P/L, Rosny, Tasmania, 18, 1 (2005)