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Details of Prof. Jon Edward Brodie   


Gender male
Job title Chief Research Scientist
Department Catchment to Reef Research Group
James Cook University, Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosysten Research
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 61 7 4781 6435
Fax 61 7 4781 5589
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Website http://www-public.jcu.edu.au/actfr/staff/JCUDEV_011902, http://www.c2o.net.au
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Degree M.Sc.; B.Sc (Hons)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution , Limnology
Research Activities Studies into runoff of pollutants from the catchments and effects on ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef. Catchment management and water quality issues. Effects of nutrients on coral reefs. Integrated watershed management with coral reefs as an end point.
Research Region Great Barrier Reef. North-eastern Australian catchments. Southern Red Sea. Yemen
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Jon BRODIE)

Wilkinson, C., Brodie, J. (2011). Catchment Management and Coral Reef Conservation: a practical guide for coastal resource managers to reduce damage from catchment areas based on best practice case studies. Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network and Reef and Rainforest Research Centre, Townsville, Australia, 120 p. Waterhouse, J., Grundy, M., Brodie, J.E., Gordon, I., Yorkston, H. & Eberhard, R. (2010). Managing the catchments of the Great Barrier Reef. In: Handbook of Catchment Management (eds: Ferrier, R. & Jenkins, A.), 560pp. Blackwell Publishing. Bohnet, I., Brodie, J.E. & Bartley, R. (2008). Assessing water quality impacts of community defined land use change scenarios for the Douglas Shire, far north Queensland. In: Landscape Analysis and Visualisation: Spatial Models for Natural Resource Management and Planning, 19:383-406. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Brodie, J.E. & Fabricius, K. (2008). Terrestrial runoff to the Great Barrier Reef and the implications for its long term ecological status. In: The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management (eds: Hutchings, P., Kingsford, M. & Hoegh-Guldberg, O.), 11:108-113.CSIRO Publishing and Springer, Collingwood and Dordrecht. Turak, E., Brodie, J.E. & DeVantier, L. (2007). Reef-building corals and coral communities of the Yemen Red Sea. In: Fauna of Arabia, pp.1-40. Karger Libri AG. Brodie, J.E. (2003). The Great Barrier Reef: 25 Years of management as a large marine ecosystem. In: Large Marine Ecosystems of the World: Trends in Exploration, Protection, and Research (eds: Hempel, G. & Sherman, K.), 313-336. Elsevier. Brodie, J.E., Devlin, M.J., Haynes, D. & Waterhouse, J. (2011). Assessment of the eutrophication status of the Great Barrier Reef lagoon (Australia). Biogeochemistry, DOI 10.1007/s10533-010-9542-2. Brodie, J.E., Schroeder, T., Rohde, K., Faithful, J.W., Masters, B., Dekker, A., Brando, V. & Maughan, M. (2010). Dispersal of suspended sediments and nutrients in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon during river discharge events: conclusions from satellite remote sensing and concurrent flood plume sampling. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61:651-664. Pert, P.L., Butler, J.R., Brodie, J.E., Bruce, C., Honzák, M., Kroon, F., Metcalfe, D., Mitchell, D. & Wong G. (2010). A catchment-based approach to mapping hydrological ecosystem services using riparian habitat: a case study from the Wet Tropics, Australia. In: Ecosystem services: bridging ecology, economy and the social sciences. Ecological Complexity, 7:378-388. Scott, C., Lewis, S.E., Milla, R., Taylor, M.C., Rogers, A., Dumsday, G., Brodie, J.E., Oakeshott, J.O. & Russell, R.J. (2010). A free-enzyme catalyst for the bioremediation of environmental altrazine contamination. Journal of Environmental Management, 91:2075-2078. Shenton, W., Hart, B.T. & Brodie, J.E. (2010). A Bayesian network model linking nutrient management actions in the Tully catchment (north Queensland) with reef condition. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61:587-595. Bainbridge, Z.T., Brodie, J.E., Faithful, J.W., Sydes, D.A. & Lewis, S.E. (2009). Identifying the land-based sources of suspended sediments, nutrients and pesticides discharged to the Great Barrier Reef from the Tully-Murray Basin, Queensland, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60:1081-1090. Brodie, J.E., Lewis, S.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Mitchell, A., Waterhouse, J. & Kroon., F. (2009). Target setting for pollutant discharge management of rivers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment area. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60:1141-1149. Kroon, F.J. & Brodie, J.E. (2009). Catchment management and health of coastal ecosystems: synthesis and future research. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60:1196-1200. Lewis, S.E., Brodie, J.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Rohde, K., Davis, A.M., Masters, B., Maughan, M., Devlin, M.J., Mueller, J. & Schaffelke, B. (2009). Herbicides: a new threat to the Great Barrier Reef. Environmental Pollution, 157:2470-2484. Maughan, M. & Brodie J.E. (2009). Reef exposure to river-borne contaminants: a spatial model. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60:1132-1140. Mitchell, A., Reghenzani, J., Faithful, J.W., Furnas, M. & Brodie, J.E. (2009). Relationships between land use and nutrient concentrations in streams draining a ?wet-tropics? catchment in northern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60:1097-1108. Davis, A.M., Lewis, S.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Brodie, J.E. & Shannon, E. (2008). Pesticide residues in waterways of the lower Burdekin region: challenges in ecotoxicological interpretation of monitoring data. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology, 14:89-108. Brodie, J.E., De'ath, G., Devlin, M.J., Furnas, M. & Wright, M. (2007). Spatial and temporal patterns of near-surface chlorophyll a in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon. Marine and Freshwater Research, 58:342?353. Haynes, D.B., Brodie, J.E., Waterhouse, J., Bainbridge, Z.T., Bass, D. & Hart, B. (2007). Assessment of the water quality and ecosystem health of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia): conceptual models. Environmental Management, 40:993?1003. Wooldridge, S., Brodie, J.E. & Furnas, M. (2006). Exposure of inner-shelf reefs to nutrient enriched runoff entering the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon: post European changes and the design of water quality targets. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52:1467?1479. Brodie, J.E., Fabricius, K., De'ath, G. & Okaji, K. (2005). Are increased nutrient inputs responsible for more outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish? An appraisal of the evidence. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:266?278. Brodie, J.E. & Mitchell, A.W. (2005). Nutrients in Australian tropical rivers: changes with agricultural development and implications for receiving environments. Marine and Freshwater Research, 56:279-302. Devlin, M.J. & Brodie, J.E. (2005). Terrestrial discharge into the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon: nutrient behaviour in coastal waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:9-22. Furnas, M., Mitchell, A., Skuza, M. & Brodie, J.E. (2005). In the other 90%: phytoplankton responses to enhanced nutrient availability in the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:253-265. Greiner, R., Herr, A., Brodie, J.E. & Haynes, D.B. (2005). A multi-criteria approach to Great Barrier Reef catchment (Queensland, Australia) diffuse-source pollution problem. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:128-137. McKergow, L., Prosser, I.P., Hughes, A.O. & Brodie, J.E. (2005). Sources of sediment to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:200-211. McKergow, L., Prosser, I.P., Hughes, A.O. & Brodie, J.E. (2005). Regional scale nutrient modelling: exports to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:186-199. Mitchell, C., Brodie, J.E. & White, I. (2005). Sediments, nutrients and pesticide residues in event flow conditions in streams of the Mackay Whitsunday Region, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:23-36. Moss, A., Brodie, J.E. & Furnas, M. (2005). Water quality guidelines for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area: a basis for development and preliminary values. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:76?88. O?Reagain, P.J., Brodie, J.E., Fraser, G., Bushell, J.J., Holloway, C., Faithful, J.W. & Haynes, D. (2005). Nutrient loss and water quality under extensive grazing in the upper Burdekin river catchment, North Queensland. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 51:37-50.
Dale, A., Vella, K., Pressey, R.L., Brodie, J., Yorkston, H., Potts, R. 2013. A method for risk analysis across governance systems: a Great Barrier Reef case study. Environmental Research Letters 8. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/1/015037 Alvarez-Romero, J.G., Devlin, M., Teixeira da Silva, E., Petus, C., Ban, N.C., Pressey, R.L., Kool, J., Roberts, J.J., Cerdeira-Estrada, S., Wenger, A.S., Brodie, J. 2013. A novel approach to model exposure of coastal-marine ecosystems to riverine flood plumes based on remote sensing techniques. Journal of Environmental management 119, 194 - 207. Lewis, S.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Sherman, B.S., Kuhnert, P., Henderson, B., Cooper, M., Brodie, J.E. 2013. Calculating sediment trapping efficiencies for reservoirs in tropical settings: A case study from the Burdekin Falls Dam, NE Australia. Water Resources Research 49, 1 ? 13. Doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20117, 2013. Tsatsaros, J.H., Brodie, J.E., Bohnet, I.C., Valentine, P. 2013. Water quality degradation of coastal waterways in the Wet Tropics, Australia. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 224, 1443. King, J., Alexander, F., Brodie, J.E. 2013. Regulation and management of pesticides in Australia: The Great Barrier Reef as a case study. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment. Butler, J.R., Wong, G.Y., Metcalfe, D.J., Honzák, M., Pert, P.L., Rao, N., van Grieken, M.E., Lawson, T., Bruce, C., Kroon, F.J. & Brodie, J.E. 2013. Applying an ecosystem services framework to identify catchment to reef trade-offs in water quality regulation in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2011.08.017. Davis, A.M., Thorburn, P.J., Lewis, S.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Attard, S.J., Milla, R. & Brodie, J.E. 2013. Herbicide run-off dynamics of furrow irrigated sugarcane farms and associated drainage systems on the Burdekin River Floodplain, north-eastern Australia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2011.06.019. Brodie, J.E., Zoe Bainbridge, Stephen Lewis, Michelle Devlin, Jane Waterhouse, Aaron Davis, Frederieke Kroon, Britta Schaffelke and Eric Wolanski. 2012. Terrestrial pollutant runoff to the Great Barrier Reef: Issues, priorities and management response. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65, 81 ? 100. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.12.012. Brodie, J. Wolanski, E. Lewis S. Bainbridge Z. 2012. Residence times of major land-sourced contaminants in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon Marine Pollution Bulletin 65, 267 ? 279. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.12.011. Brodie, J., Waterhouse, J. 2012. A critical assessment of environmental management of the ?not so Great? Barrier Reef. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 104-105, 1-22. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2012.03.012. Kennedy, K., Michelle Devlin; Christie Bentley; Kristie Lee-Chue; Chris Paxman; Steve Carter; Stephen E Lewis; Jon Brodie; Ellia Guy; Suzanne Vardy; Katherine Martin; Alison Jones; Robert Packett; Jochen F Mueller. 2012. The influence of a season of extreme wet weather events on exposure of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area to pesticides. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 1495?1507. Lewis, Stephen E., Schaffelke, Britta, Shaw, Melanie, Bainbridge, Zoë T., Rohde, Ken W., Kennedy, Karen, Davis, Aaron M., Masters, Bronwyn L., Devlin, Michelle J., Mueller, Jochen F., and Brodie, Jon E. 2012. Assessing the additive risks of PSII herbicide exposure to the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 65, 280-291. Davis, Aaron M., Lewis, Stephen E., Bainbridge, Zoë T., Glendenning, Lionel, Turner, Ryan D.R., and Brodie, Jon E. 2012. Dynamics of herbicide transport and partitioning under event flow conditions in the lower Burdekin region, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 65, 182-193. Waterhouse, J., Brodie, J., Lewis, S., and Mitchell, A. 2012. Quantifying the sources of pollutants in the Great Barrier Reef catchments and the relative risk to reef ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 65, 394-406. Kroon, Frederieke J., Kuhnert, Petra M., Henderson, Brent L., Wilkinson, Scott N., Kinsey-Henderson, Anne, Abbot, Brett, Brodie, Jon E., and Turner, Ryan D.R. 2012. River loads of suspended solids, nitrogen, phosphorus and herbicides delivered to the Great Barrier Reef lagoon. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 65, 167-181. Lewis, S.E., Brodie, J.E., McCulloch, M.T., Mallella, J., Jupiter, S.D., Williams, H. Stuart, Lough, J.M., and Matson, E.G. 2012. An assessment of an environmental gradient using coral geochemical records, Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 65, 306-319. Bainbridge, Z.T., Wolanski, E., Alvarez-Romero, J.G., Lewis, S.E., Brodie, J.E. 2012. Fine sediment and nutrient dynamics related to particle size and floc formation in a Burdekin River flood plume, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin.65, 236 ? 248. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.01.043. Webster, A.J., Bartley, R., Brodie, J.E. and Thorburn, P.J. 2012. Reducing nitrogen fertiliser application rate reduces the nitrogen surplus and nitrogen losses in surface water from sugarcane production systems. Marine Pollution Bulletin 128 ? 135. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.02.023. Shaw, C. M., Mueller, J. F., Brodie, J. 2012. Phytotoxicity induced in isolated zooxanthellae by chemicals extracted from Great Barrier Reef flood waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65, 355 ? 362. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.01.037. Schroeder, T., Devlin, M., Brando, V.E., Dekker, A.G., Brodie, J., Clementson, L.A., McKinna, L. 2012. Inter-annual variability of wet season freshwater plume extent in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon based on satellite coastal ocean colour observations. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65, 210 ? 223. Devlin, M J., McKinna, L.C., Alvarez-Romero, J.G., Petus, C., Abott, B., Harkness, P., Brodie, J. 2012. Exposure to riverine plumes in the Great Barrier Reef. Risk assessment by mapping plume extent and composition using remote sensing. Marine Pollution Bulletin 224 ? 235. doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.03.001. Kuhnert P.M., Henderson, B.L., Lewis, S.E., Bainbridge, Z.T., Wilkinson, S.N., Brodie, J.E. 2012. Quantifying total suspended sediment export from the Burdekin River catchment using the loads regression estimator tool. Water Resources Research 48, W04533, doi:10.1029/2011WR011080. Devlin, M., Brodie, J., Wenger, A., da Silva, E., Alvarez- Romero, J.G., Waterhouse, J. McKenzie, L. 2012. Extreme weather conditions in the Great Barrier Reef: Drivers of change? Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012. Bohnet, I.C., Roebeling, P.C., Williams, K.J., Holzworth, D., van Grieken, M.E., Pert, P.L. Kroon, F.J., Westcott, D.A. & Brodie, J.E. 2011. Landscapes Toolkit ? an integrated modeling framework to assist stakeholders in exploring options for sustainable landscape development. Landscape Ecology. 26:1179-1198. Brodie, J.E., Devlin, M.J., Haynes, D. & Waterhouse, J. 2011. Assessment of the eutrophication status of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia). Biogeochemistry. 106, 281-302. Hughes, T.P., Bellwood, D.R., Baird, A.H., Brodie, J., Bruno, J.F., Pandolfi, J.M. 2011. Shifting base-lines, declining coral cover, and the erosion of reef resilience. Comment on Sweatman et al. (2011) Coral Reefs 30, 653-660.

Created: 2002-02-14 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Jon BRODIE