Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW
The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW serve as the Society’s scientific journal.
They are fully refereed and publish primarily original research papers dealing with any topic of natural science, particularly biological and earth sciences.
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VOLUME 116 : Issued May 1996
NOTE: The first section of this volume contains papers from the symposium ‘Living in a Fire Prone Environment’ which was held by the Linnean Society of NSW and ANZASS (NSW), with financial assistance from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. The symposium was held in March 1995 at the University of New South Wales. Papers in this section were sub-edited by Helene Martin.
The second section of this volume contains research reports submitted for publication in accordance with the publication procedures of the society, which can be downloaded here.
The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW are no longer published in parts and each issue represents a separate volume.
Section 1 – Living in a fire prone environment
ADAM, P. Introduction to the symposium: living in a fire prone environment
MARTIN, H.A. Wildfires in past ages
KOHEN, J.L. Aboriginal use of fire in southeastern Australia
GILL, A.M. AND MOORE, P.H.R. Regional and historical fire weather patterns pertinent to the January 1994 Sydney bushfires
KEITH, D. Fire-driven extinction of plant populations: a synthesis of theory and review of evidence from Australian vegetation
CONROY, R.J. To burn or not to burn? A description of the history, nature and management of bushfires within Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park
WHELAN, R.J., WARD, S. HOGBIN, P. AND WASLEY J. Responses of heathland Antechinus stuartii to the Royal National Park wildfire in 1994
GARVEY, M. Disseminating knowledge of wildfire using a geographic information system: three case studies
MOORE, P.F. AND SHIELDS, B. The basis of fuel management on state forest in NSW
McDERMOTT, B. The human emotional response to bushfire disasters
RAMSAY, G.C., McCARTHUR, N.A. AND DOWLING, V.P. Building in a fire-prone environment: research on building survival in two major bushfires
Section 2 – General papers
WILLIS, P.M.A. AND MACKNESS, B.S. Quinkana babarra, a new species of ziphodont mekosuchine Crocodile from the early Pliocene Bluff Downs local fauna, northern Australia with a revision of the genus
SYEDA, S.T. New species of Calandrinia (Portulacaceae) from Queensland, Australia
FINDLAY, C.S. Placoderm (Pisces: Placodermi) remains from lower Devonian Rocks at Taemas, New South Wales
WANG, Q. The Australian logicorn beetle genus Coleocoptus Aurivillius (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
COTTER, K.L. Benthic foraminiferal assemblages in the Clyde River Estuary, Batemans Bay, N.S.W.
FITZSIMMONS, S.D. AND WARBURTON, K. The effects of spatial constraints on fish shoal cohesion
MURRAY-WALLACE, C.V., LEARY, S.P. AND KIMBER, R.W.L. Amino acid racemisation dating of a last interglacial estuarine deposit at Largs, New South Wales
McALPINE, D.K. Relationships and classification of the Pseudopomyzidae (Diptera: Nerioidea)
SMITHERS, C.N. New species and new records of Pseudocaeciliidae, Philotarsidae and Elipsocidae (Insecta: Psocoptera) from the Mount Royal area, Hunter Valley, New South Wales
MILLER, W.R. AND HEATWOLE, H. Tardigrades of the Australian Antarctic Territories: the northern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica