Publications

  • Please see my Google Scholar page for PDFs, co-author list and article links.
  • 30 peer-reviewed papers (+4 in review) with 146 co-authors (map).
  • Three geographic software outputs with >10,000 users from >160 countries.
  • Two papers in global top 1% cited papers, 9 are top 10% cited papers. 93% of my papers are in the global top 25% cited papers (Field weighted, SciVal).
  • My work has been translated into 5 languages (Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, French, and Russian).

Journal Articles

  1. Murray, N.J., Phinn, S., Clinton, N., DeWitt, M., Ferrari, R., Johnston, R., Lyons, M.B., Thau, D. & Fuller, R.A. (2019) The global distribution and trajectory of tidal flats. Nature. 565:222-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0805-8
  2. Lee, C., Keith, D.A., Nicholson, E., Murray N.J. (2019) Redlistr: An R package for assessing the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems and Species. Ecography. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04143
  3. Dhanjal-Adams, K.L., Fuller, R.A., Murray, N.J., Studds, C.E., Wilson, H.B , Kendall, B.E. (accepted) Using spatially-biased monitoring data to distinguish between local and global drivers of population change in migratory species. Diversity and Distributions. Accepted 11/11/2018.
  4. Qu Y., Sun G., Luo C., Zeng X., Zhang H., Murray N.J. & Xu N. (2019) Identifying restoration priorities for wetlands based on historical distributions of biodiversity features and restoration suitability. Journal of Environmental Management. 231:1222-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.10.057
  5. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Simpson, D., Wilshire, J.H.*, Lucas, R.M. (2018) REMAP: A cloud-based remote sensing application for generalized ecosystem classifications. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13043
  6. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Ferrari, R., Lyons, M.B., Lucas, R., Pettorelli, N., Nicholson, E. (2018) The role of remote sensing in structured assessments of ecosystem status. Science of the Total Environment. 619-620: 249-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.034
  7. Rowland, J.*, Nicholson, E., Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Lester, R., Bland, L.M. (2018) Selecting and applying indicators of ecosystem collapse in risk assessments. Conservation Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13107
  8. Bland, L.M., Rowland, J., Regan, T.M., Keith, D.A., Murray, N.J., Lester, R.E., Linn, M., Rodriguez, J.P., Nicholson, E. (2018) Defining and diagnosing ecosystem collapse for risk assessment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fee.1747
  9. Keith, D.A., Akçakaya, H.A., Murray, N.J. (2018) Towards robust predictions of risks to biodiversity: scaling range sizes to threats. Conservation Biology.32:322-332 https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12988
  10. Choi, C-Y., Jackson, M.V., Gallo-Cajiao, E. Murray, N.J., Clemens, R.S., Gan, X, Fuller, R.A. (2018) Biodiversity and China’s new Great Wall. Diversity and Distributions 24:137-143. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12675
  11. Murray, N.J., Studds, C.E., Fuller, R.A., Clemens, R.S.*, Dhanjal-Adams, K.L.*, Gosbell, K.B., Hassell, C.J., Iwamura, T., Melville, D., Minton, C.D.T., Riegen, A.C., Rogers, D.I., Woehler, E.J., Marra, P.P. (2017) The large-scale drivers of population declines in a long-distance migratory shorebird. Ecography. 41: 867-876 https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02957
  12. Pettorelli,N., Schulte to Buhne, H., Tulloch, A., Dubois, G., Macinnis-Ng, C., Queirós, A.M., Keith,D.A., Wegmann, M., Schrodt, F., Stellmes,M., Sonnenschein, R., Geller,G., Roy, S., Somers, B., Murray, N.J., Bland, L., Geijzendorffer, I., Kerr, J.T., Broszeit, S., Leitão, P.J., Duncan, C., El Serafy, G., He, K.S., Blanchard, J.L., Lucas, R., Mairota, P., Webb, T.J., Nicholson, E. (2017) Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.59
  13. Studds, C.E., Kendall, B.E., Murray, N.J., Wilson, H.B., Rogers, D.I., Clemens, R.S.*, Gosbell, K.B., Hassell, C.J., Jessop, R., Melville, D., Milton, D.A., Minton, C.D.T., Possingham, H.P., Riegen, A.C., Straw, P. Woehler, E.J., Fuller, R.A. (2017) Reliance on the Yellow Sea predicts population collapse in a migratory flyway. Nature Communications. 8:14895 https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14895
  14. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Nicholson, E., Regan, T.M., Rodriguez, J.P., Bedward, M. (2017) The use of range size to assess risks to biodiversity from stochastic threats. Diversity and Distributions. 23(5):474-483 https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12533
  15. Bland, L.M., Keith, D.A., Murray, N.J., Regan, T.M., Ferrari, R., Mouillot, D., Lester, R., Nicholson, E. (2017) Model-based ecosystem risk assessment under multiple threats: the case of Meso-American reefs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.284:1863 https://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0660
  16. Clemens, R.S.*, Rogers, D.I., Hansen, B.D., Gosbell, K.B., Minton, C.D.T., Straw, P., Bamford, M., Woehler, E.J., Milton, D.A., Weston, M.A., Venables, B., Weller, D., Hassell, C.J., Rutherford, B., Onton, K., Herrod, A., Studds, C.E., Choi, C−Y, Dhanjal-Adams, K.L.*, Murray, N.J., Skilleter, G.A., Fuller, R.A. (2016) Continental-scale decreases in shorebird populations in Australia. Emu, 116(2):119-135. https://dx.doi.org/10.1071/mu15056
  17. Dhanjal-Adams, K.L.*, Hanson, J.O.*, Murray, N.J., Phinn, S.R., Wingate, V.R.*, Mustin, K., Lee, J.R.*, Allan, J.R.*, Cappadonna, J.L.*, Studds, C.E., Clemens, R.S.*, Roelfsema, C.M., Fuller, R.A. (2016) Distribution, extent and protection of intertidal habitats in Australia. Emu, 116(2):208-214. https://doi.org/10.1071/MU15046
  18. Murray, N.J., Ma, Z. & Fuller, R.A. (2015) Tidal flats of the Yellow Sea: A review of ecosystem status and anthropogenic threats. Austral Ecology, 40(4):472-481. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12211
  19. Rodriguez, J.P., Keith, D.A., Rodriguez-Clark, K., Murray, N.J., Nicholson, E., Regan, T., Miller, R., Bland, L.M. Barrow, E., Boe, K., Brooks, T., Oliviera-Miranda, M.A., Spalding, M. & Wit, P. (2015) A practical guide to the application of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems criteria. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370:20140003. https://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2014.0003
  20. Murray, N.J., & Fuller, R.A. (2015) Protecting habitat for migratory shorebirds in East Asia. Journal of Ornithology, 156: S217-S225. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-015-1225-2
  21. Tulloch, V.J.*, Possingham, H.P., Visconti, P., Halpern, B., Watson, J., Evans, M.*, Auerbach, N.A.*, Barnes, M.*, Beger, M., Chadès, I., Giakoumi, S., McDonald-Madden, E., Murray, N.J., Ringma, J.* & Tulloch, A. (2015) Why do we map threats? Linking threat mapping with actions to make efficient decisions for biodiversity conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 13(2): 267-272. https://dx.doi.org/10.1890/140022 ** Highly cited paper: Top 1% Environment/Ecology ISI Web of Science.
  22. Murray, N.J., Clemens, R.*, Phinn, S.R., Possingham, H.P. & Fuller, R.A. (2015) Threats to the Yellow Sea's Tidal Wetlands. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 96:346–348.
  23. Keith, D.A., Rodriguez, J.P., Brooks, T.M., Burgman, M.A., Barrow, E.G., Boe, K., Comer, P.J., Franklin, J., Link, J., McCarthy, M.A., Miller, R.M., Murray, N.J., Nel, J.L., Nicholson, E., Oliviera-Miranda, M.A., Regan, T.A., Rodriguez-Clark, K.M., Rouget, M, & Spalding, M (2015) The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems: motivations, challenges and applications. Conservation Letters, 8:214-226. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12167
  24. Murray, N.J., Clemens, R.*, Phinn, S.R., Possingham, H.P. & Fuller, R.A. (2014) Tracking the rapid loss of tidal wetlands in the Yellow Sea. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 12:267-272. https://dx.doi.org/10.1890/130260 ** Included in top 15 most cited papers in FREE over the past 5 years and featured in the New York Times and Science.
  25. Iwamura, T.*, Possingham, H. P., Chades, I., Minton, C., Murray, N.J., Rogers, D., Treml, E. & Fuller, R. A. (2013) Migratory connectivity magnifies the consequences of habitat loss from sea-level rise for shorebird populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280: 20130325. https://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.0325
  26. Murray, N.J., Phinn, S. R., Clemens, R. S.*, Roelfsema, C. M. & Fuller, R. A. (2012) Continental scale mapping of tidal flats across East Asia using the Landsat Archive. Remote Sensing, 4, 3417-3426. https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs4113417 Featured in Nature.
  27. Murray, N.J. & Fuller, R.A. (2012) Coordinated effort to maintain migration network. Oryx, 46, 479-48.
  28. Murray, N.J. & Shaw, P.P. (2010) Foraging behaviour and success of the Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca at an urban environment. Notornis, 56(4): 201–205.
  29. Murray, N.J. & Trebilco, R.T. (2008) An influx of Australian Shelduck Tadorna tadornoides on Macquarie Island. Australian Field Ornithology, 25(1): 40 -41.
  30. Murray, N.J. & Shaw, P.P. (2006) Breeding biology of the Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca at an urban breeding colony, South-east Queensland. Corella, 32(2): 41-45.

Book Chapters

  1. Murray, N.J. (2018) The role of remote sensing in the conservation of East Asia’s coastal wetlands. In: Satellite Remote Sensing for Conservation Action – Case Studies from Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/9781108456708 ISBN: 978-1-1084-5670-8

Software

  1. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Simpson, D., Wilshire, J.H.*, Lucas, R.M. (2017) remap: The remote sensing ecosystem monitoring and assessment pipeline. https://remap-app.org * used in 163 countries by >9500 users since its launch in December 2017 and featured in Nature.
  2. Lee, C., Murray N.J. (2017) Redlistr: Tools for the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems and Species. R package version 0.1.0 . https://cran.r-project.org/package=redlistr * 1935 downloads (4/10/2018)
  3. Cornwell W., Lyons M., Murray N.J. (2016) Earthtones: derive a colour palette from a particular location on Earth. R package version 0.1.0 . https://cran.r-project.org/package=earthtones*4038 downloads (4/10/2018)

Datasets

  1. Keith, D.A., Akçakaya, H.A., Murray, N.J. (2017) Supplementary material for: Towards robust predictions of risks to biodiversity: scaling range sizes to threats. Figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5139505
  2. Murray, N.J., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Nicholson, E., Regan, T.M., Rodriguez, J.P., Bedward, M. (2017) Simulated ecosystem distributions from: The use of range size to assess risks to biodiversity from stochastic threats. Figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.fishare.4648939.v1
  3. Murray, N.J. (2017) Global 10 x 10-km grids suitable for use in IUCN Red List of Ecosystems assessments. Figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4653439
  4. Dhanjal-Adams, K. L.*, Hanson, J. O.*, Murray, N.J., Phinn, S. R., Wingate, V. R.*, Mustin, K., Lee, J.R.*, Allan, J.R.*, Cappadonna, J. L.*, Studds, C. E., Clemens, R. S.*, Roelfsema, C. M., Fuller R. A. (2015) Mapped distribution of intertidal habitats in Australia between 1999 and 2014. Pangaea. https://dx.doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.845726
  5. Murray, N.J., Wingate, V.R. & Fuller, R.A. (2014) Mapped distribution of tidal flats across China, Manchuria and Korea (1952-1964). Pangaea. https://dx.doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.837090

Commissioned Reports / Consultancies (selected)

  1. Asner, G., Knapp, D., Li, J., Fabina, N., D’Angelo, H., Roelfsema, C., Kovacs, E., Lyons, M., Murray, N.J., Markey, K., Phinn, S. (2018) Allen Coral Atlas: MVP Project Preprocessing and Mapping. Joint technical report to Vulcan Inc.
  2. Murray, N.J., Lee, C.K.F., Ruiz Garcia, V., Serpollier, C. & Keith, D.A. (2018) A review of data to support a global IUCN Red List of Terrestrial Ecosystems. Unpublished report for the IUCN. Gland, Switzerland.
  3. Bland, L.M., Keith, D.A., Miller, R.M., Murray, N.J., & Rodriguez, J.P. (2017) Guidelines for the application of IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Categories and Criteria, Version 1.1 IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ISBN: 978-2-8317-1769-2 * Authors are listed in alphabetical order. (translated into Spanish and French).
  4. Murray, N.J., Miller, R.M., Zager, I., Keith, D.A., Bland, L.M., Esteves, R., Oliveira-Miranda, M.A., Rodríguez, J.P. (2016) Introduction to the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Categories and Criteria: course manual. Download at www.iucnrle.org.
  5. MacKinnon, J., Verkuil, Y. I. & Murray, N.J. (2012) IUCN situation analysis on East and Southeast Asian intertidal habitats, with particular reference to the Yellow Sea (including the Bohai Sea). IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-2-8317-1255-0. (translated into Korean, Russian and Mandarin).
  6. Carr, B, Sims-Castley, R & Murray, N.J. (2011) Substantial remnants and coastal wetlands mapping review. Unpublished report for Gold Coast City Council. Gold Coast, Australia.
  7. Murray, N.J. (2010) Macquarie Island Pest Eradication: Impacts of helicopter over-flights of King Penguins. Unpublished report for Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Service. Hobart, Australia.
  8. Dreis, B., Wilson, T., Rowan, H & Murray, N.J (2009) The Burleigh to Springbrook Bioregional Corridor Project. Unpublished report for Gold Coast City Council. Brisbane, Australia. ** Received certificate of merit in Environment Planning Conservation category at the Planning Institute of Australia awards 2010.
  9. Murray, N.J & Way, S.L (2008) Status and Conservation of Albatrosses and Giant-Petrels on Macquarie Island: Report on the 2007/2008 field season. Unpublished report for Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Water. Hobart, Australia.
  10. Trebilco, R.T & Murray, N.J (2007) Status and Conservation of Albatrosses and Giant-Petrels on Macquarie Island: Report on the 2006/2007 field season. Unpublished report for Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Water. Hobart, Australia.

Magazines and Book Reviews

  1. Murray N.J., Phinn, S.R. & Fuller, R.A. (2018) A new map of the global intertidal zone. Celebrating Australia’s wetland science: World class research for wetlands.
  2. Murray N.J. (2015) The tragedy of disappearing tidal flats. Australasian Science. 36(1): 48.
  3. Dhanjal-Adams K.L.*, Murray, N.J. & Fuller, R.A. (2015) Mapping intertidal habitats and their protection in Australia. Wetlands Australia.
  4. Murray N.J. (2014) Between a rock and a hard place: the tragedy of disappearing tidal flats. Decision Point.
  5. Murray N.J. (2011) Dark days for summer birds. Wildlife Australia.
  6. Murray N.J. (2008) Ten per cent: Albatrosses and the importance of Macquarie Island. Wildlife Australia.
  7. Murray N.J. (2008) Book review - Albatross: Their World, Their Ways. Wildlife Australia.
  8. Murray N.J. (2005) Book review - Herons, Egrets and Bitterns of Australia. Corella. 29, 74.