Dr Dustin Welbourne

Visiting Fellow


Room 309 PEMS North (Bldg 22) School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA


Book Chapters

Welbourne DJ, 2014, 'Using camera traps to survey diurnal terrestrial reptiles: a proof of concept', in Meek P; Fleming P; Ballard G; Banks P; Claridge A; Sanderson J; Swann D (ed.), Camera Trapping Wildlife Management and Research, CSIRO, Collingwood, VIC, pp. 225 - 232, http://www.publish.csiro.au/pid/7150.htm

Welbourne DJ, 2014, 'The anonymous photographers of animal ecology', in Rosengren M; Kennedy C (ed.), SPECTRA: images and data in art/science, Australian Network for Art and Tecnology, Adelaide, SA, pp. 96 - 102, http://www.anat.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/SPECTRA-book-FINAL-low-res.pdf

Journal articles

Cochrane L; Lewis SC; Engdaw MM; Thornton A; Welbourne DJ, 2020, 'Using farmer-based metrics to analyze the amount, seasonality, variability and spatial patterns of rainfall amidst climate change in southern Ethiopia', Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 175, pp. 104084 - 104084, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.104084

Welbourne DJ; Claridge AW; Paull DJ; Ford F, 2019, 'Improving terrestrial squamate surveys with camera-trap programming and hardware modifications', Animals, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ani9060388

Lockwood JL; Welbourne DJ; Romagosa CM; Cassey P; Mandrak NE; Strecker A; Leung B; Stringham OC; Udell B; Episcopio-Sturgeon DJ; Tlusty MF; Sinclair J; Springborn MR; Pienaar EF; Rhyne AL; Keller R, 2019, 'When pets become pests: the role of the exotic pet trade in producing invasive vertebrate animals', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 17, pp. 323 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fee.2059

Welbourne DJ; Paull DJ; Claridge AW; Ford F, 2017, 'A frontier in the use of camera traps: surveying terrestrial squamate assemblages', Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, vol. 3, pp. 133 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.57

Guo M; Shi H; Zhao J; Liu P; Welbourne D; Lin Q, 2016, 'Digital close range photogrammetry for the study of rill development at flume scale', Catena, vol. 143, pp. 265 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2016.03.036

Welbourne DJ; Claridge AW; Paull DJ; Lambert A, 2016, 'How do passive infrared triggered camera traps operate and why does it matter? Breaking down common misconceptions', Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, vol. 2, pp. 77 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.20

Welbourne DJ; Grant WJ, 2015, 'Science communication on YouTube: Factors that affect channel and video popularity', Public Understanding of Science, vol. 25, pp. 706 - 718, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0963662515572068

Welbourne DJ; MacGregor C; Paull D; Lindenmayer DB, 2015, 'The effectiveness and cost of camera traps for surveying small reptiles and critical weight range mammals: a comparison with labour-intensive complementary methods', Wildlife Research, vol. 42, pp. 414 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR15054

Welbourne D, 2013, 'A Method for Surveying Diurnal Terrestrial Reptiles with Passive Infrared Automatically Triggered Cameras', Herpetological Review, vol. 44, pp. 247 - 250

Welbourne D, 2012, 'New record of the invasive Asian House Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in Canberra', Australian Zoologist, vol. 36, pp. 229 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2012.029

Conference Papers

Watt S; Jovanoski Z; Sidhu HS; Towers I; Welbourne D, 2017, 'Population response to environmental change: A model with an alternate stable state', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM2017, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 154 - 159, presented at The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/watt2.pdf

Theses / Dissertations

Welbourne DJ, 2016, On Camera-Trapping Terrestrial Squamates, UNSW, UNSW Canberra