Emeritus Professor Roger McLean

(+61) 2 6268 9556
(+61) 2 6268 8017

LOCATION

School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • PUBLICATIONS

Books

Hay JE; Mimura N; Campbell J; Fifita S; Koshy K; McLean RF; Nakalevu T; Nunn P; de Wet N, 2003, Climate Variability and Change and Sea-level Rise in the Pacific Islands Region, Original, South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme, Apia, Samoa

McLean RF; Rose L; Kaluwin C; Aston J, 1998, The Australia/SPREP coastal vulnerability initiative for atoll states: workshop report., Original, Department of the Environment, Canberra

Stephenson GK; Card B; Mark AF; McLean RF; Thompson K; Priest RM, 1983, Wetlands: A Diminishing Resource. A Report for the Environmental Council, Wellington, NZ, Water and Soil Miscellaneous Publication No. 58, National Water and Soil Conservation Organisation, Wellington, New Zealand

McLean RF; Bayliss-Smith TP; Brookfield M; Campbell JR, 1977, The Hurricane Hazard: Natural Disaster and Small Populations, UNESCO/UNFPA Population and Environment Project in the Easte, Development Studies Centre, Australian National University for UNESCO, Canberra

Book Chapters

Abdulla A; Barros VR; Calvo E; Field CB; Moreno JM; Raholijao N; Semenov S; Smith N; Field CB; Barros VR; Mach KJ; Mastrandrea MD; van Aalst MK; Adger WN; Arent DJ; Barnett J; Betts RA; Bilir TE; Birkmann J; Carmin J; Chadee DD; Challinor AJ; Chatterjee M; Cramer W; Davidson DJ; Estrada YO; Gattuso J-P; Hijioka Y; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Huang H-Q; Insarov GE; Jones RN; Kovats RS; Larsen JN; Losada IJ; Marengo JA; McLean RF; Mearns LO; Mechler R; Morton JF; Niang I; Oki T; Olwoch JM; Opondo M; Poloczanska ES; Poertner H-O; Redsteer MH; Reisinger A; Revi A; Romero-Lankao P; Schmidt DN; Shaw MR; Solecki W; Stone DA; Stone JMR; Strzepek KM; Suarez AG; Tschakert P; Valentini R; Vicuna S; Villamizar A; Vincent KE; Warren R; White LL; Wilbanks TJ; Wong PP; Yohe GW, 2014, 'Technical Summary', in Field CB; Barros VR; Dokken DJ; Mach KJ; Mastrandrea MD; Bilir TB; Chatterjee M; Ebi KL; Estrada YO; Genova RC; Girma B; Kissel ES; Levy AN; MacCracken S; Mastrandrea PR; White LL (ed.), CLIMATE CHANGE 2014: IMPACTS, ADAPTATION, AND VULNERABILITY, PT A: GLOBAL AND SECTORAL ASPECTS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 35 - 94, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000368115400005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Nurse LA; McLean RF; Agard J; Briguglio LP; Duvat-Magnan V; Peleskoti N; Tompkins E; Webb A; Campbell J; Chadee D; Maharaj S; Morin V; van Oldenborgh GJ; Payet R; Scott D, 2014, 'Small Islands', in Barros VR; Field CB (ed.), Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabiity, Cambridge University Press, USA, pp. 1613 - 1654, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107415386.009

Field CB; Barros VR; Mastrandrea MD; Mach KJ; Abdrabo MA-K; Adger WN; Anokhin YA; Anisimov OA; Arent DJ; Barnett J; Burkett VR; Cai R; Chatterjee M; Cohen SJ; Cramer W; Dasgupta P; Davidson DJ; Denton F; Doll P; Dow K; Hijioka Y; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Jones RG; Jones RN; Kitching RL; Kovats RS; Larsen JN; Lin E; Lobell DB; Losada IJ; Magrin GO; Marengo JA; Markandya A; McCarl BA; McLean RF; Mearns LO; Midgley GF; Mimura N; Morton JF; Niang I; Noble IR; Nurse LA; O'Brien KL; Oki T; Olsson L; Oppenheimer M; Overpeck JT; Pereira JJ; Poloczanska ES; Porter JR; Portner H-O; Prather MJ; Pulwarty RS; Reisinger A; Revi A; Romero-Lankao P; Ruppel OC; Satterthwaite DE; Settele J; Smith KR; Stone DA; Suarez AG; Tschakert P; Valentini R; Villamizar A; Warren R; Wilbanks TJ; Wong PP; Woodward A; Yohe GW, 2014, 'Summary for policymakers', in Field CB; Barros VR; Dokken DJ; Mach KJ; Mastrandrea MD; Bilir TE; Chatterjee M; Ebi KL; Estrada YO; Genova RC; Girma B; Kissel ES; Levy AN; MacCracken S; Mastrandrea PR; White LL (ed.), Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Clima, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 1 - 32, https://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/images/uploads/WG2AR5_SPM_FINAL.pdf

McLean R, 2011, 'Atoll islands (Motu)', in Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, pp. 47 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_39

McLean RF, 2011, 'Beach Rock', in Hopley D (ed.), Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 107 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_44

McLean RF, 2011, 'Bassett Edges', in Hopley D (ed.), Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 107 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_185

McLean R, 2011, 'Boat channel', in Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, pp. 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_191

McLean R, 2011, 'Platforms (Cemented)', in Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, pp. 812 - 813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_243

McLean R, 2011, 'Faroes reefs', in Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, pp. 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2639-2_213

Spencer T; Stoddart DR; McLean RF, 2008, 'Coral Reefs', in Burt TP; Chorley RJ; Brunsden D; Cox NJ; Goudie AS (ed.), HISTORY OF THE STUDY OF LANDFORMS OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEOMORPHOLOGY, VOL 4, GEOLOGICAL SOC PUBLISHING HOUSE, pp. 863 - 922, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000267993900020&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Nicholls RJ; Wong PP; Burkett V; Codignotto J; Hay J; McLean RF; Ragoonaden S; Woodroffe CD, 2008, 'Coastal systems and low-lying areas', in Parry M (ed.), Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Working Group II Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, UK, pp. 315 - 356

Mimura N; Nurse L; McLean RF; Agard J; Briguglio L; Lefale P; Payet R; Sem G, 2008, 'Small islands', in Parry M (ed.), Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Working Group II Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, UK, pp. 687 - 716

Adger N; Aggarwal P; Agrawala S; Alcamo J; Allali A; Anisimov O; Arnell N; Boko M; Canziani O; Carter T; Casassa G; Confalonieri U; Cruz RV; de Alba Alcaraz E; Easterling W; Field C; Fischlin A; Fitzharris B; Garcia CG; Hanson C; Harasawa H; Hennessy K; Huq S; Jones R; Bogataj LK; Karoly D; Klein R; Kundzewicz Z; Lal M; Lasco R; Love G; Lu X; Magrin G; Mata LJ; McLean RF; Menne B; Midgley G; Mimura N; Mirza MQ; Moreno J; Mortsch L; Niang-Diop I; Nicholls RJ; Novaky B; Nurse L; Nyong A; Oppenheimer M; Palutikof J; Parry M; Patwardhan A; Lankao PR; Rosenzweig C; Schneider S; Semenov S; Smith J; Stone J; van Ypersele J; Vaughan D; Vogel C; Wilbanks T; Wong PP; Wu S; Yohe G, 2007, 'Summary for policymakers', in Parry ML; Canziani OF; Palutikof JP; van der Linden PJ; Hanson CE (ed.), Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Working Group II Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, UK, pp. 7 - 22

McLean RF, 2004, 'Brunn Rule', in Goudie AS (ed.), Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, Routledge, London, pp. 103 - 106

White KS; Ahmad QK; Anisimov O; Arnell N; Brown S; Campos M; Carter T; Liu C; Cohen S; Desanker P; Dokken DJ; Easterling W; Fitzharris B; Gitay H; Githeko A; Gupta S; Harasawa H; Jallow BP; Kundzewicz ZW; La Rovere EL; Lal M; Leary N; Magadza C; Mata LJ; McLean RF; McMichael A; Miller K; Mills E; Mirza MQ; Murdiyarso D; Nurse LA; Parmesan C; Parry ML; Pilifosova O; Pittock B; Price J; Root T; Rosenzweig C; Sarukhan J; Schellnhuber H-J; Schneider S; Scott MJ; Sem G; Smit B; Smith JB; Tsyban A; Vellinga P; Warrick R; Wratt D, 2001, 'Technical summary', in McCarthy JJ; Canziani OF; Leary NA; Dokken DJ; White KS (ed.), Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Cambridge University Press for Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, New York and Cambridge, pp. 19 - 73

McLean RF; Tsyban A, 2001, 'Coastal zones and marine ecosystems', in McCarthy JJ; Canziani OF; Leary NA; Dokken DJ; White KS (ed.), Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, New York, pp. 343 - 379

McLean RF; 64 EA, 2001, 'Summary for policymakers', in McCarthy JJ; Canziani OF; Leary NA; Dokken DJ; White KS (ed.), Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, New York, pp. 1 - 18

McLean RF; Lidstone J, 2000, 'Tsunami', in Lal B; Fortune K (ed.), The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, pp. 49 - 50

McLean RF, 2000, 'Atolls', in Lal B; Fortune K (ed.), The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, pp. 20 - 21

McLean RF; Sinha S; Mirza MQ; Lal M, 1998, 'Tropical Asia', in The regional impacts of climate change an assessment of vulnerability, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 383 - 407

Nurse L; McLean RF; Suarez A, 1998, 'Small island states', in The regional impacts of climate change an assessment of vulnerability, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 333 - 354

McLean RF; Marufu M; Moss R; Basher E; Martin MB; Canziani O; Diaz S; Dokken D; Everett JS; Fitzharris B; Gittay H; Jallow B; Lal M; Maya S; Mirsa M; Neilson R; Noble R; Nurse L; Okoth-Ogendo O; Pittock B; Shriner D; Sinha S; Street R; Jilan S; Suarez A; Tol R; Mcgrory L; Yoshino M, 1998, 'Summary for policymakers: The regional impacts of climate change - an assessment of vulnerability', in The Regional Impacts of Climate Change an Assessment of Vulnerability, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 18

Bijlsma L; Ehler CN; Klein RJT; McLean RF; Mimura N; Nicholls RJ; Nurse LA; Nieto H; Stakhiv EZ; Turner RK; Warrick RA, 1996, 'Coastal zones and small islands', in Watson RT; Zinyowera MC; Moss RH (ed.), Climate Change 1995 Impacts, Adaptations and Mitigation of Climate Change: Scientific and Technical Analyses, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 289 - 324

McLean RF; Woodroffe CD, 1994, 'Coral Atolls', in Carter RW G; Woodroffe CD (ed.), Coastal Evolution: Late Quaternary Shoreline Morphodynamics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 267 - 302

McLean RF, 1991, 'Weather and climate interactions with coastal environmental systems in the South Pacific', in South Pacific Environments: Interactions with Weather and Climate, edn. Environmental Science Occasional Publication, No.6, Environmental Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, pp. 49 - 56

McLean RF, 1986, 'New Zealand', in Araya-Vergara JE (ed.), International Bibliography on Coastal Geomorphology, International Geographical Union, Commission on the Coastal Environment, Santiago, Chile, pp. 131 - 132

McLean RF, 1985, 'New Zealand', in Bird EC F; Schwartz ML (ed.), The World's Coastline, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co, New York, pp. 981 - 994

McLean RF, 1983, 'Lakeba: Coastal geomorphology', in Latham, M, (réd.), Brookfield, HC, (réd.), Denis, (ed.), Iles Fidji orientales : étude du milieu naturel, de son utilisation et de son évolution sous l'influence humaine = the Eastern Islands of Fidji : A Study of the Natural Environment, its Use and Man's, edn. Travaux et Documents de l'ORSTOM, ORSTOM, Paris, pp. 23 - 27

McLean RF, 1982, 'Fault coast', in Schwartz ML (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments, Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co., Stroudsburg, Pa, pp. 455 - 456

McLean RF, 1982, 'Biologic weathering and erosion', in Schwartz ML (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments, Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co., Stroudsburg, Pa, pp. 424 - 424

McLean RF, 1982, 'Zingg shape', in Schwartz ML (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments, Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co., Stroudsburg, Pa, pp. 885 - 885

McLean RF, 1982, 'Rock borers', in Schwartz ML (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments, Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co., Stroudsburg, Pa, pp. 876 - 876

McLean RF, 1982, 'Gravel ridge and rampart', in Schwartz ML (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments, Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co., Stroudsburg, Pa, pp. 699 - 699

McLean RF, 1980, 'Spatial and temporal variability of external physical controls on small island ecosystems', in Population-Environment Relations in Tropical Islands: The Case of Eastern Fiji, edn. MAB Technical Notes, 13, UNESCO, Paris, pp. 149 - 175

McLean RF, 1980, 'The land-sea interface of small tropical islands: Morphodynamics and man', in Population-Environment Relations in Tropical Islands: The Case of Eastern Fiji, edn. MAB Technical Notes, 13, UNESCO, Paris, pp. 125 - 130

McLean RF, 1979, 'The coast of Lakeba: A geomorphological reconnaissance', in Lakeba: Environmental Change, Population Dynamics and Resource Use, edn. Island Reports, No. 5, Development Studies Centre, ANU for UNESCO, Canberra, pp. 65 - 81, http://www.islandvulnerability.org/docs/mab5.pdf

McLean RF, 1978, 'Recent coastal progradation in New Zealand', in Davies JL (ed.), Landform Evolution in Australasia, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 168 - 196

Bedford RD; McLean RF, 1978, 'Kabara in the 1970s: Home in spite of hazards', in The Small Islands and Reefs, edn. Island Reports, No. 4, Development Studies Centre, ANU for UNESCO, Canberra, pp. 9 - 67, http://www.islandvulnerability.org/docs/mab4.pdf

McLean RF, 1977, 'The hurricane hazard in the eastern islands of Fiji: An historical analysis, 1875-1975', in McLean RF; Bayliss-Smith TP; Brookfield M; Campbell JR (ed.), The Hurricane Hazard: Natural Disaster and Small Populations, edn. UNESCO/UNFPA Population and Environment Project in the Easte, Development Studies Centre, Australian National University for UNESCO, Canberra, pp. 9 - 63, http://www.islandvulnerability.org/docs/mab1.pdf

McLean RF, 1967, 'The drainage basin as a functional region', in Dynamic Relationships in Physical Geography, Dept. of Geography and Dept. of Extension Studies, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, pp. 77 - 86

Journal articles

Hamylton SM; McLean R; Lowe M; Adnan FAF, 2019, 'Ninety years of change on a low wooded island, Great Barrier Reef', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181314

Smithers S; Hopley D; McLean R, 2018, 'Holocene sea levels on the Great Barrier Reef: Reflections on four decades of debate and the legacy of the 1973 expedition to the northern Great Barrier Reef', Atoll Research Bulletin, vol. 2018, pp. 79 - 104

Kench PS; McLean RF; Owen SD; Tuck M; Ford MR, 2018, 'Storm-deposited coral blocks: A mechanism of island genesis, Tutaga island, Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu', GEOLOGY, vol. 46, pp. 915 - 918, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G45045.1

Kumar L; Eliot I; NUNN PD; STUL T; McLean RF, 2018, 'An indicative index of physical susceptibility of small islands to coastal erosion induced by climate change: an application to the Pacific islands.', geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, vol. 9, pp. 691 - 702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2018.1455749

Nunn PD; Kumar L; Eliot I; McLean RF, 2016, 'Classifying Pacific islands', Geoscience Letters, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40562-016-0041-8

Mclean R; Kench P, 2015, 'Destruction or persistence of coral atoll islands in the face of 20th and 21st century sea-level rise?', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, vol. 6, pp. 445 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.350

Showing 1 - 50 of 147 publications