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Stuart Kininmonth

Curriculum Vitae Publications Doctorate


Kininmonth, S. Beeden, R., and Dulman, S (in review) Snakes and Ladders: Resilience modelling of coral reefs for public dissemination, Simulation and Gaming journal

Kininmonth, S. Crona, B. Bodin, O. Vaccaro, I. Chapman, L., Chapman C. Tracing socio-ecological connectivity across scales: exploring the relation between trade and fish extraction patterns in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda (submitted) Ecology and Society

R.D. Stuart-Smith, G.J. Edgar, N.S. Barrett, S.J. Kininmonth, A.E. Bates (2015) Large-scale thermal biases and vulnerability to warming in the world’s marine fauna, Nature.

Pierre Leenhardt, Lida Teneva, Stuart Kininmonth, Ness Smith, Olivia Langmead, Emily Darling, Joachim Claudet (in press) Challenges for making marine social-ecological science matter. Ocean and Coastal Management pdf

German Soler, Russell Thomson, Stuart Campbell, David Galvan, Colin Buxton, Neville Barrett, Terence Dawson, Anthony Bernard, Timothy J. Alexander, Trevor Willis, Stuart Kininmonth, Rick Stuart-Smith & Graham J. Edgar (2015) Reef Fishes at All Trophic Levels Respond Positively to Effective Marine Protected Areas. pdf

Kininmonth S., Blenckner T., Nyström M (in prep) Transitions in complex connected systems leads to novel marine ecosystems.

Stuart Kininmonth, Rebecca Weeks, Rene Abesamis, Maria Berger, Eric Treml, David Williamson, Robert Pressey, Örjan Bodin (in prep) Strategies in scheduling marine conservation plans in a networked system

Stuart Kininmonth,Ö Bodin, Carl Steinitz (in prep) On Scale and Complexity in marine reserve planning

Graham J. Edgar, Amanda E. Bates, Tomas J. Bird, Alun H. Jones, Stuart Kininmonth, Rick D. Stuart-Smith, and Thomas J. Webb, (in press) New approaches to marine conservation through scaling up of ecological data, Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. pdf

Stuart Kininmonth, Meri Kallasvuo, Susa Niiranen, Ulf Bergstrom, Martin Hansson, Thorsten Blenckner, Stephen Neuenfeldt and Valerio Bartolino, Michele Casini (in prep) Exploring trophic dependencies from Baltic Sea Cod stomach data analysis using Bayesian Belief Networks

EA Treml, Ö Bodin, P Fidelman, S Kininmonth, J Ekstrom, (in press) Analysing the (Mis)Fit between Institutional and ecological networks of the Coral Triangle. Global Environmental Change 31, 263-271 pdf

Kininmonth,S, Bodin O, Bergsten, A. Closing the collaborative gap: aligning social and ecological connectivity for better management of interconnected wetlands (2015) AMBIO DOI 10.1007/s13280-014-0605-9 pdf


Stuart-Smith, Rick, Jonathan Lefcheck, Amanda Bates, Sue Baker, Russell Thomson, Jemina Stuart-Smith, Nicole Hill, Emmett Duffy, Stuart Kininmonth, Laura Airoldi, Mikel Becerro, Stuart Campbell, Terrence Dawson, Sergio Navarrete, German Soler, Elisabeth Strain, Trevor Willis, Graham Edgar (2014). The potential of trait-based approaches to contribute to marine conservation. Marine Policy, 51, 148-150 pdf

Edgar G, Stuart-Smith R, Willis T, Kininmonth SJ, Baker SC, Banks S, Barrett NS, Becerro M a., Edgar SC, Forsterra G, Galvan DE, Irigoyen AJ, Kushner DJ, Moura R, Parnell PE, Shears NT, Soler G, Strain EM, Thomson RJ (2014) Global conservation outcomes depend on marine protected areas with five key features. Nature 506:216–220 pdf

Jeffrey Maynard, Johanna Johnson, Roger Beeden, Jen Dryden, Stuart Kininmonth, (2014). No anchoring areas reduce coral damage in effort to build resilience in Keppel Bay, southern Great Barrier Reef, Australian Journal of Environmental Management. Vol 21, Is 1 pdf

M.G. Tulbure, S. Kininmonth and M. Broich, (2014) Spatiotemporal dynamics of surface water networks across a global biodiversity hotspot:implications for conservation. Environmental Research Letters 9 (2014) 114012 (11pp) pdf

Kininmonth, Stuart, Lemm, Stephenie, Cherie Malone, Hatley, Thomas (2014) Spatial vulnerability assessment of anchor damage within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. Ocean and Coastal Management pdf


EA Treml, Ö Bodin, P Fidelman, S Kininmonth, J Ekstrom, (2013) ANALYSING THE (MIS)FIT BETWEEN INSTITUTIONAL AND ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS OF THE CORAL TRIANGLE. Report to the USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership

Kininmonth, Stuart, Bodin, Örjan, Rick D. Stuart-Smith, Amanda Bates, Jonathan S. Lefcheck, J. Emmett Duffy, Susan C. Baker, Russell Thomson, Jemina F. Stuart-Smith, Nicole A. Hill, Laura Airoldi, Mikel A. Becerro, David E. Galván, Alejo Irigoyen, Stuart Campbell, Terence P. Dawson, Sergio A. Navarrete, German Soler, Elisabeth M. A. Strain, Trevor J. Willis, Antonia Cooper, Timothy Crawford, Graham J. Edgar (2013) Effective governance of reef fisheries requires inclusion of regional socio-ecological networks, IMPAC conference, October 21-25th Marseilles, France. pdf abstract

Stuart Kininmonth, Rebecca Weeks, Rene Abesamis, Maria Berger, Eric Treml, David Williamson, Robert Pressey, Örjan Bodin (2013)Strategies in scheduling marine conservation plans in a networked system, IMPAC conference, October 21-25th Marseilles, France. pdf

M.G. Tulbure, S. Kininmonth and M. Broich, (2013) Spatiotemporal dynamics of surface water networks across a global biodiversity hotspot, MODSIM 2013, Adelade. pdf

Elizabeth Evans-Illidge, David Abdo, Jason Doyle, Jane Fromont, Lyndon Llewellyn, Gavin Ericson, Christopher Battershill, and Stuart Kininmonth (2013) Phylogeny drives large scale patterns in Australian marine bioactivity and provides a new chemical ecology rationale for future biodiscovery. Plos One 8,9,e73800 pdf

Stuart-Smith, Rick, Jonathan Lefcheck, Amanda Bates, Sue Baker, Russell Thomson, Jemina Stuart-Smith, Nicole Hill, Emmett Duffy, Stuart Kininmonth, Laura Airoldi, Mikel Becerro, Stuart Campbell, Terrence Dawson, Sergio Navarrete, German Soler, Elisabeth Strain, Trevor Willis, Graham Edgar.(2013) Integrating abundance and functional traits reveals new global hotspots of fish diversity. Nature 501 : 539 pdf

Jin, Young , Petra Lundgren, Bette Willis, Stuart Kininmonth , Madeleine van Oppen, Genetic adaptation along environmental gradients in the reef-building coral Acropora millepora from the Great Barrier Reef [Poster] AMSA conference poster, Gold Coast, July 7th -11th 2013 pdf


Kininmonth S, van Oppen M, Sarah Castine, Lesa Peplow, Adrian Lutz (2012) The small genetic world of Seriatorpora hystrix, Network Biology, 2(1) pdf

Susanne Bleisch, Matt Duckham, Allison Kealy, Kai-Florian Richter, Stephan Winter, Stuart Kininmonth, Alex Klippel, Patrick Laube, Jaron Lyon, David Medyckyj-Scott, Tim Wark 2012. Supporting extraction of knowledge about environmental objects and events from geosensor data. AutoCarto conference, Columbus, Ohio, September 16-18 pdf

Stuart Kininmonth, Eyram Apetcho, Susanna Nurdjamman, Fi Prowe and Anna Luzenczyk (2012). Fisheries and Reserves Netlogo Model, Modelling Commons, http://modelingcommons.org/browse/one_model/3622#model_tabs_browse_discuss


Madeleine J.H. van Oppen, Lesa M. Peplow, Stuart Kininmonth, Ray Berkelmans (2011) Historical and contemporary factors shape the population genetic structure of the broadcast spawning coral, Acropora millepora, on the Great Barrier Reef, Molecular Ecology,20(23):4899-914 pdf

John (Charlie) E.N. Veron, Lyndon M. DeVantier, Emre Turak, Alison L. Green, Stuart Kininmonth,
M. Stafford-Smith, and N. Peterson 2011. The Coral Triangle, In Z. Dubinsky and N. Stambler (eds.), Coral Reefs: An Ecosystem in Transition, Springer,
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-0114-4_5 pdf

Kininmonth S, Beger M, Bode M, Peterson E, Adams V, Dorfman D, Brumbaugh D, Possingham H (2011) Dispersal connectivity and reserve selection for marine conservation. Ecological Modelling, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.01.012 pdf


Kininmonth S, De'ath G, Possingham HP (2010) Graph theoretic topology of the Great but small Barrier Reef world. Theoretical Ecology, vol.3,  iss.2, page.75 pdf

Kininmonth S, Drechsler M, Johst K, Possingham H (2010) Metapopulation mean life time within complex networks. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 417: 139-149 pdf

Kininmonth S, van Oppen M, Possingham H (2010) Determining the community structure of Seriatopora hystrix from genetic and hydrodynamic networks. Ecological Modelling , 221: 2870-2880  pdf

Carissa J Klein, Natalie C Ban, Ben Halpern, Maria Beger, Edward T Game, Hedley Grantham, Alison Green, Travis Klein, Stuart Kininmonth, Eric Treml,
Kerrie Wilson, Hugh P Possingham 2010. Prioritizing land and sea conservation investments to protect coral reefs, PloS One 5,8 pp e12431 pdf


Veron JEN, DeVantier LM, Turak E, Green AL, Kininmonth S, Stafford-Smith MG, Peterson N (2009) Delineating the Coral Triangle. Galaxea 11:91-100 pdf

De Frietas , D.M., KININMONTH, S., WOODLEY, S. 2009. Linking Science and Management in the Adoption of Sensor Network Technology in the Great Barrier Reef Coast, Australia, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 33: 111-121. pdf


van Oppen M, Lutz A, De'ath G, Peplow L, Kininmonth S (2008) Genetic Traces of Recent Long-Distance Dispersal in a Predominantly Self-Recruiting Coral. PloS One 3:1-12 pdf

Zieger S, Stieglitz T, Kininmonth S (2008) Biotic Classification of a coral reef using spatial pattern recognition from multibeam bathymetry sonar data. Remote Sensing and Environment, Volume 264, Issues 3-4, Pages 209-217 pdf

Sutharshan Rajasegarar, Jayavardhana Gubbi, Olga Bondarenko, Stuart Kininmonth, Slaven Marusic, Scott Bainbridge, Ian Atkinson, Marimuthu Palaniswami 2008 Sensor Network Implementation Challenges in The Great Barrier Reef Marine Environment, ICT-MobileSummit 2008 Conference Proceedings, ISBN: 978-1-905824-08-3 pdf

Marin-Perianu, M., Chatterjea, S., Marin-Perianu, R., Bosh, S., Kininmonth, S., Havinga, P. (2008) Wave monitoring with wireless sensor networks, Proceeedings from International conference on Intelligent sensors, sensor networks and information processing, Sydney, December 2009, pp. 611-616 pdf


Kininmonth, Stuart 2007. Considerations in establishing environmental sensor networks, 1-4244-1502-0/07 2007 IEEE ISSNIP Melbourne pdf

Cameron Huddlestone-Holmes, Gilles Gigan, Graham Woods, Adam Ruxton, Ian Atkinson, Stuart Kininmonth 2007 Infrastructure for a Sensor Network on Davies Reef, Great Barrier Reef, IEEE ISSNIP Melbourne pdf

Bondarenko, Olga; Kininmonth, Stuart; Kingsford, Michael 2007 Underwater Sensor Networks, Oceanography and Plankton Assemblages, IEEE ISSNIP Melbourne pdf

Bondarenko, Olga; Kininmonth, Stuart; Kingsford, Michael 2007 Coral Reef Sensor Network Deployment for Collecting Real Time 3-D Temperature Data with Correlation to Plankton Assemblages, Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2007. SensorComm 2007. International Conference on 14-20 Oct. 2007 Page(s):204 - 209 Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/SENSORCOMM.2007.4394922 pdf

De Freitas, D.M., Kininmonth, & S., Woodley, S. (2007). Sensor Networks for GBRMP Management. 83rd Australian Coral Reef Society Conference. Fremantle/Australia, 9-11 October 2007.pdf

Pitcher, C.R., Doherty, P., Arnold, P., Hooper, J., Gribble, N., Bartlett, C., Browne, M., Campbell, N.,
Cannard, T., Cappo, M., Carini, G., Chalmers, S., Cheers, S., Chetwynd, D., Colefax, A., Coles, R.,
Cook, S., Davie, P., De'ath, G., Devereux, D., Done, B., Donovan, T., Ehrke, B., Ellis, N., Ericson, G.,
Fellegara, I., Forcey, K., Furey, M., Gledhill, D., Good, N., Gordon, S., Haywood, M., Hendriks, P.,
Jacobsen, I., Johnson, J., Jones, M., Kinninmoth, S., Kistle, S., Last, P., Leite, A., Marks, S., McLeod,
I., Oczkowicz, S., Robinson, M., Rose, C., Seabright, D., Sheils, J., Sherlock, M., Skelton, P., Smith,
D., Smith, G., Speare, P., Stowar, M., Strickland, C., Van der Geest, C., Venables, W., Walsh, C.,
Wassenberg, T., Welna, A., Yearsley, G. (2007). Seabed Biodiversity on the Continental Shelf of the
Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. AIMS/CSIRO/QM/QDPI CRC Reef Research Task Final
Report. 320 pp.


Chatterjea, S., Kininmonth S. and Havinga P. 2006 Sensor Networks, GEOconnexion International magazine, October pp. 20-22 pdf here

Stieglitz, T C,Kelley, R, Beaudoin, J, Hughes Clarke, J, Kininmonth, S 2006 Multibeam Bathymetry Mapping of the Great Barrier Reef Seascape: a Pilot Study, 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting pdf

Arias-Gonzalez JE, Done TJ, Page CM, Cheal A, Kininmonth S and Garza-Perez JR (2006) Towards a reefscape ecology: Relating biomass and trophic structure of fish assemblages to habitat at Davies Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 320: 29-41 pdf


Palazzi, C., Woods, G.S., Atkinson, I. and Kininmonth, S. “High Speed Over Ocean Radio Link to Great Barrier Reef” Session 1D-04, TENCON 2005
21-24 November 2005, IEEE Catalogue Number 05CH37710C, ISBN : 0-7803-9312-0 pdf here

Kininmonth, Stuart, Atkinson, Ian , Bainbridge, Scott , Woods, Graham , Gigan, Gilles and Freitas, Debora 2005. The Great Barrier Reef Sensor Network, PACEM IN MARIBUS XXXI proceedings, Townsville, p.361-369 pdf here


Kininmonth, S. Bainbridge S., Atkinson I. Gill E., Barral L. and Vidaud R. Sensor Networking the Great Barrier Reef, Spatial Sciences Institute Journal (QLD), October 2004. PDF Here (256KB)

Berkelmans R., De’ath G., Kininmonth S. and Skirving W. 2004. A comparison of the 1998 and 2002 coral bleaching events the Great Barrier Reef: Spatial correlation, patterns and predictions, Coral Reefs 23: 74-83 pdf


Kininmonth S., Edgar S. and Donovan T. 2003. Fusing Scientific Modelling with Knowledge Management Systems, Conference proceedings, MODSIM, Townsville, August 2003 PDF Here (215KB)

Terry Done, Emre Turak , Mary Wakeford, Glenn De’ath, Stuart Kininmonth, Scott Wooldridge , Ray Berkelmans, Madeliene Van Oppen, Using the 2002 Great Barrier Reef bleaching event to test bleaching resistance hypothesis, Report to The Nature Conservancy, 2003. pdf 6meg

VJ Harriott, CL Goggin, B Barnett, S Edgar, S Kininmonth, T Harvey 2003. The Status of Monitoring in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, CRC Reef Research Centre Ltd, Townsville, 2003 PDF here (511kB)


Kininmonth, S. J. 2002. GIS: The key to research integration at the Australian Institute of Marine Science. Pages 67-72 in J.Breman, editor. Marine Geography; GIS for the oceans and seas. ESRI Press, Redlands. PDF here (124kB)

Kininmonth S. and Edgar S. Spatial Data catalogue of the Australian Institute of Marine Science, September 2002 PDF here (667KB)


Romy Greiner,Chris Stokes, Stuart Cowell, Stephen Tapsall, Janine Kinloch, Stuart Kininmonth and Angela Murray 2001. A socio-economic profile of the natural resource-based industries in the (East) Kimberley. Report for the Ord-Bonaparte Program, August 2001 PDF here (5.4 MB)

2000 and earlier

Kininmonth S. 1999. Spatial Data catalogue of the Kakadu National Park service, October 1999 PDF here (2.1MB).

Kininmonth, S. J. 1996 Client Focus: Landcare and GIS, AURISA’96, Conference Proceedings, Hobart, November 1996 PDF here (17KB)

Kininmonth, S.J., Rollings N. & Stokes, C. (2000) Isolate Connectivity Index; an advancement in modelling patch to patch influence across landscapes. PDF here (112KB)

Kininmonth S.J. (on hold). Road network analysis of sugar cane haulage in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australian. J. Agricultural. Research PDF here (392KB)

Kininmonth S. 2000. Measuring the neighbour’s influences: a new index of ecological connectivity. Master of Natural Resourses Thesis, University of New England. PDF here (3.7MB)

Popular articles

Kininmonth, Stuart 2014 Global study of marine protected areas reveals critical features and troubled fish populations, GOBI Autumn newsletter, p.8 pdf

Kininmonth October 2013 Take the farm with you, Cruising Helmsman pdf

Kininmonth October 2012 Navigating through the zoning debate, Cruising Helmsman page1 page2

Kininmonth July 2012 Whitsunday Whipping, Cruising Helmsman page1 page2

Kininmonth 2011 “In the bag”, September, Cruising Helmsman

Kininmonth S. 2011, Be an Environmental Artist, Living Green Magazine pdf

Kininmonth S. 2010 Cruising for a climate bruisin'. Cruising Helmsan pdfand Rea lDirt online and letter of reply pdf

Kininmonth, S. 2010 Storms on the Horizon, Living Green Magazine, p.26- 27 pdf

Kininmonth S. 2010 Keep a lookout, Cruising Helmsman pdf

Kininmonth S. 2010 The good goss on the gale, Real Dirt online

Kininmonth, S. 2009 March . Almost Abandoned, Cruising Helmsman pdf