ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University

Professor Max Finlayson

Professor Max Finlayson

Prof Max Finlayson is a renown wetland ecologist with extensive experience nationally and internationally in the science and management responses to water pollution, mining and agricultural impacts, invasive species, climate change, and human well-being and wetlands. He has participated in global assessments such as those conducted by the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, the Global Environment Outlook, and Water Management in Agriculture, and since the early 1990s he has been a technical adviser to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. He has been actively involved in environmental NGOs and science organisations and has worked with government, community-based organisations and industry to investigate the causes of ecosystem change and management responses, including restoration and the participation of local communities. Underlying these activities is a concerted effort to improve the collection of evidence for addressing complex ecological issues and providing guidance to managers and policy makers recognising that social, economic and ecological issues are inter-dependent and operate across multiple scales, particularly when dealing with regional sustainable development.

Professor Finlayson has worked extensively on the inventory, assessment and monitoring of wetlands, in particular in wet tropical, wet-dry tropical and sub-tropical climatic regimes covering pollution, invasive species and climate change. His current research interests/projects including the following:

  • Interactions between human well-being and wetland health in the face of anthropogenic change, including global change and the onset of the Anthropocenic era
  • Vulnerability and adaptation of wetlands/rivers to climate change, including changing values and trade-offs between uses and users, considering uncertainty and complexity
  • Integration of ecologic, economic and social requirements and trade-offs between users of wetlands with an emphasis on developing policy guidance and institutional changes
  • Environment and agriculture interactions and policy responses/outcomes, and collaboration between stakeholders and policy-makers
  • Wetland restoration and construction, including the use of artificial wetlands for waste water treatment and the generation of multiple values
  • Landscape change involving wetlands/rivers and land use (agriculture and mining) and implications for wetland ecosystem services and benefits for local people.
  • Positions he holds include

  • Chair, Environment Strategic Advisory Panel, Winton Wetlands Renewal Project
  • Technical Advisory Panel, Wetland Education and Training program, Sydney Olympic Park Authority
  • Scientific Committee, International Lake Environment Committee
  • Scientific Expert on the Scientific and Technical Review Panel, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Triennium 2016-2018
  • Ramsar Chair for the Wise use of Wetlands, IHE Delft  The Netherlands (2014-18)
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Wetland Research, China Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China
  • Editor-in-Chief, Marine and Freshwater Research, CSIRO Publishing
  • In June 2017 he was elected as a Fellow of the Society for Wetland Scientists
  • Member of the North East Catchment Management Authority's Science Panel
  • Member of the Ecological Committee of the China Science Writers Association

Professor Finlayson has contributed to over 400 journal articles, reports, guidelines, proceedings and book chapters on wetland ecology and management. He has contributed to the development of concepts and methods for wetland inventory, assessment and monitoring, and undertaken many site-based assessments in many countries.

Google Citations https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=1mZHY3gAAAAJ


Professor Finlayson is often called upon by international and national governments, agencies and research organisations for his expertise in wetland management. As a result, he often travels overseas and throughout Australia to participate in conferences, workshops and meetings. Below is a list of his engagement activities, both externally (national and international) and, internally (within CSU).

2019

April - July

DateActivityDescription
April 16 to 17Forum/meeting

Attended a CSU Professorial Forum in Wagga; then a meeting, together with Institute Adjunct Professor Peter Waterman,  with representatives from the Balranald Shire Council and the Snowy Valleys Council. Their discussions including planning for the Murray Darling Basin pre-conference forum for the SEGRA conference in August at Barooga, and potential river and wetland research activities.

April 29Forum

Attended the Snowy Valleys Council Climate Change Forum in Batlow

April 30Event

Official welcome to the CSIRO Land & Water 's Water Evaluation group at the Albury-Wodonga campus

May 7Supervisor's meetingMeeting with DE master's student Gayle Partridge in Brisbane
May 9MeetingPlanning meeting at the Winton Wetlands for the 5th Annual Winton Wetlands Science Forum "Connecting People with Nature", August 15 and 16
May 14MeetingMeeting with Deputy Mayorof Albury City Council, Cr Amanda Cohn, to discuss research collaboration and participation in the SEGRA program.
May 20 to 22Workshop/conference

Finalised discussions with NAPREC representatives at Denilquin for a paper on the place of reconcilliation ecology in the region including case studies and recommendations for implementation
Skype conference with members of the Society of Wetland Scientists's executive on incorporating traditional ecological knowledge into its formal structure by creating a specialist working group (section.)

May 26 to June 6ConferenceAttended the Society of Wetland Scientists’ executive board meeting and presented at the society’s annual conference, in Baltimore, U.S.
June 14Conference Attended the Biodiversity Across Borders conference in Ballarat where he gave a presentation on the management of waterways and wetlands in a changing climate
June 21 to 29Collaborations

Was at IHE Delft in The Netherlands where he worked on several wetland assessment and valuation papers with colleagues and Institute Adjuncts professor Nick Davidson, Rob McInnes, and Dr Anne Van Dam. It was also to fulfil some of his obligations in line with his part-time IHE Delft appointment as the Ramsar Chair of the Wise Use of Wetlands.

January- March

DateActivityDescription
February 7WebinarPresented at an international webinar co-sponsored by the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, Stetson University, and the Ramsar section of the Society of Wetland Scientists, on the Global Wetland Out.look for World Wetland Day
February 8Meeting

Visited Syndey Olympic Park where he provided input to its WET (Wetlands Education & Training) program and gave advice on the development of the Sydney Wetland Institute which has been established  by the Sydney Olympic Park Authority at the Park.

February 11 to 14         Field activity/meeting

In Perth, WA, to visit Ramsar-listed wetland sites in Perth’s metropolitan area and meet with  colleague and wetland ecologist Professor Pierre Horwitz from Edith Cowan University.

March 27 to 28         Forum

Attended the Vice Chancellor’s Forum in Bathurst which included an inspiring session by the VC Professor Andy Vann on the re-branding of CSU.

2018

November-December

DateActivityDescription
November 26 Meeting

As its Independent Scientific Advisor, Max attended a Lake Cowal Foundation meeting in Sydney for a discussion on developing an ecological framework for Lake Cowal.

December4/5 Meeting

Attended a meeting of the West Wyalong Cowal Community Engagement Panel to discuss developments of the mine in relation to the local community.

December 6/7 Meeting

Attended a CSIRO Publishing meeting in Canberra which included discussions on the future of journal publishing and open data (which includes open access) and implications for the publishing industry.

December 10/14 Conference 

Max attended the Fish Passage 2018 conference in Albury where he attended a one-day pre-conference workshop on “SDGs, Fisheries and Irrigation workshop” at the Albury-Wodonga campus; opened the conference; launched Volume One and Two of The Wetlands Book, published by Springer, of which he is the Lead Editor; and gave a presentation on “Connectivity for future freshwater conservation – biophysical and institutional issues.”

December 19 Graduation ceremony

Attended CSU’s Faculty of Science Graduation Ceremony which one of his PhD students Dr Adrian Clements graduated. Max was the Esquire Bedell for the ceremony in Albury.

August-October

DateActivityDescription
August 10 Meeting

As a member of its Science Panel, together with Associate Professor Catherine Allan he attended a meeting of the North East Catchment Management Authority’s Science Panel in Wodonga.

August 14 Workshop

Attended a workshop at WBT Consulting Group in Brisbane which looked at closure criteria for the Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory.

August 16/17 Forum

Attended the 4th annual Winton Wetlands Science Forum ‘Risks and Drivers of Change in Wetland Management’ held at the Winton Wetlands where he provided a summary of the workshop at its conclusion. Also attending was Dr Wes Ward.

August 20 Meeting 

Attended a meeting with the CEO of the Murray Darling Association (MDA), Emma Bradbury, at CSU’s Albury-Wodonga campus to discuss collaboration between MDA, ILWS and SEGRA.

August 24 Phone meeting

Attended a Lake Cowal Foundation Board meeting.

August 29 Meeting

Attended the Cowal Environmental Monitoring Consultative Committee (CEMCC) meeting at Forbes, NSW

August 29-31 Conference

Attended the Murray Darling Association annual conference in Leeton

August 31 Interview

Interviewed by Dr Rachel Whitsed's eight year old son Max, on wetlands for a school project. https://youtu.be/MqEHhQOIP3M

September 6 Meeting

Meeting with the new CEO of the North East Catchment Management Authority, Katie Warner, together with the head of the Albury campus, Dr Jenni Munday and Dr Wes Ward, to discuss CSU/North East CMA collaboration

September 9-15 Visit

Visited IHE Delft in The Netherlands to renegotiate his formal link with them and to develop papers and future activities

September 18-19 Workshop

Attended a carbon wetlands workshop at the Arthur Rylah Institute in Melbourne. The workshops, organised by the Oceania chapter of the Society for Wetland Scientists, were to develop an action plan and a paper on carbon in wetlands.  Max Finlayson speaks about the importance of understanding what we do know, and working together to influence policy in this short video from the Carbon Drawdown Potential of Australian Wetlands - National Workshop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGHWASEp9Zk

September 27 Meeting

An ACIAR Pakistan groundwater project team meeting in Albury, with Institute Adjunct Professor Jay Punthakey, Associate Professor Catherine Allan, Dr Richard Culas and Dr Michael Mitchell, to discuss project planning and progress

October 1-5 Conference

Attended the 16th International Water Association (IWA) Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, in Valencia, Spain where he gave an Invited Plenary on artificial wetlands and biodiversity and ecosystem services. (This links back to research Max was initially involved in with Institute Adjunct Professor David Mitchell at CSIRO Griffith.)

October 9-10 Writing meeting

NAPREC writing meeting at Yarrawonga with ILWS members Dr Wes Ward, Dr Jen Bond, and Dr Michael Mitchell, with NAPREC representatives

October 11 Meeting

Meeting of the Winton Wetlands Environmental Strategy Advisory Panel at the Winton Wetlands

October 13-19 Conference

Attended the 17th World Lake Conference in Ibaraki, Japan where he gave an Invited Plenary on lakes, ecosystem services and SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

October 21-16 Conference

Attended the Ramsar Triennial Conference in Dubai where he presented the Global Wetland Outlook together with Professor Royal Gardner, from Stetson University, Florida

October 26-November 1 Anniversary & workshop

Attended the China Academy of Forestry’s 60th Anniversary and an International Workshop in Beijing, and Hangzhou, China, where Max, who is an Official Visiting Professor, gave an Invited talk on the Future for Wetlands: Opportunities and Benefits

Earlier 2018- 2015 Engagements


Bachelor of Science, (Honours) Botany Department, University of Western Australia, 1976
Doctor of Philosophy, Botany Department, James Cook University, Townsville,1981
Certificate in University Leadership and Management, Charles Sturt University, Australia (2009)


External Appointments & Memberships

Deputy Presiding Officer, Academic Senate, Charles Sturt University

Ramsar Chair for the Wise Use of Wetlands, DELFT-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

Visiting Research Professor, Institute for Wetland Research, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China

Chair, Environment Strategic Advisory Panel, Winton Wetlands Renewal Project

Independent Scientist, Lake Cowal Foundation

Independent Scientist, Cowal Gold Operation, Community Environmental Monitoring & Consultative Committee

Member of the North East CMA’s Science Panel

Conservation Volunteers Australia, Scientific Panel

Scientific Expert, Scientific & Technical Review Panel, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Scientific Committee, International Lake Environment Committee

President Elect 2018-2019, Society for Wetland Scientists

Senior Advisor, International Crane Foundation

Technical Advisory Panel, Wetland Education and Training Program, Sydney Olympic Park Authority

Member, IUCN Commission for Ecosystem Management

Past President of the Society for Wetland Scientists, Oceania and the Australian Society of Limnology

Past President, Wetlands International, Global Governance Council

Editorial roles on Journals

Editor-in-Chief, Marine and Freshwater Research, CSIRO Publishing

General Editor, The Wetlands Book 1 & 2, Springer Publishers


Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

Ricaurte, L. F., Patiño, J. E., Zambrano, D. F. R., Arias-G, J. C., Acevedo, O., Aponte, C., Medina, R., González, M., Rojas, S., Flórez, C., Estupiñán-Suárez, L.M., Jaramillo, U., Santos, A.C., Lasso,C.A., Duque Nivia, A.A., Restrepo Calle, S., Vélez, J.I., Caballero Acosta, J.H., Duque, S.R., Núñez-Avellaneda, M., Darío Correa, I., Rodríguez-Rodríguez, J.A., Vilardy ,S.P., Prieto-C, A., Rudas-Ll, A. Cleef, A.M., Finlayson, C.M., Junk, W. J. (2019) A Classification System for Colombian Wetlands: an Essential Step Forward in Open Environmental Policy-Making. Wetlands. doi:10.1007/s13157-019-01149-8

Finlayson, C. M. (2019) Addressing the decline in wetland biodiversity. The Ecological Citizen, 2, 139-140.  Opinion

An, S., Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Preface: wetland research in China. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: i-iii https://doi.org/10.1071/MFv69n5_ED

Vanderzee, M., Bond, J., Finlayson, C.M., Ward, W. (2018) National Agricultural Productivity & Reconciliation Ecology Centre Conference. Ecological Management and Restoration (DOI) - 10.1111/emr.12320

Moomaw, W.R., Chmura, G.L., Davies, G.T., Finlayson, C.M., Middleton, B.A., Perry, J.E., Roulet, N. & Sutton-Grier, A.E. (2018) Wetlands in a changing climate: science, policy and management. Wetlands DOI 10.1007/s13157-018-1023-8 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13157-018-1023-8

Bunting, P., Rosenqvist, A., Lucas, R.M., Rebelo, L.-M., Hilarides, L., Thomas, N., Hardy, A., Itoh, T., Shimada, M., Finlayson, C.M. (2018) The Global Mangrove Watch—A New 2010 Global Baseline of Mangrove Extent. Remote Sensing. 10: 1669.

Janse, J.H., van Dam, A.A.,  Hes, E.M.A., de Klein, J.J.M., Finlayson, C.M., Janssen, A.B.G., van Wijk, D., Mooij, W.M. & Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2018) Towards a global model for wetlands ecosystem services. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainabilityhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.09.002

Davidson, N.C., Fluet-Chouinard, E. & Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Global extent and distribution of wetlands: trends and issues. Marine and Freshwater Research. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17019

Davidson, N.C., Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Extent, regional distribution and changes in area of different classes of wetlands. Marine Freshwater Research 69: 1525–1533.

Moomaw, W.R., Chmura, G.L., Davies, G.T., Finlayson, C.M., Middleton, B.A., Perry, J.E., Roulet, N. & Sutton-Grier, A.E. (2018) The relationship between wetlands and a changing climate: science, policy and management. Wetlands 38: 183-205. DOI 10.1007/s13157-018-1023-8

Finlayson, C.M., Davies, G.T., Moomaw, W.R., Chmura, G.L., Natali, S.M., Perry, J.E., Roulet, N. & Sutton-Grier, A.E. (2018) The Second Warning to Humanity – providing a context for wetland management and policy. Wetlands 10.1007/s13157-018-1064-z

Marazzi, L., Finlayson, C.M., Gell, P.A., Julian, P., Kominoski, J.S., & Gaiser, E.E. (2018) Balancing Wetland Restoration Benefits to People and Nature. The Solutions Journal, 9. https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/balancing-wetland-restoration-benefits-people-nature/

Finlayson C.M. (2018) Kakadu’s wetlands – increasing research and ecological knowledge in Australia’s tropics. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: i-ii. https://doi.org/10.1071/MFv69n7_FO

Chariton A. A., Williams D., Steven A. D. L., Finlayson C.M. (2018) Kakadu’s wetlands: more change is afoot. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: iii-v. https://doi.org/10.1071/MFv69n7_ED

Finlayson C.M. (2018) Wetland research and management in the Kakadu region of northern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: 1007-1017. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF18158

Lucas, R., Finlayson, C.M., Bartolo Renee, Rogers Kerrylee, Mitchell Anthea, Woodroffe Colin D., Asbridge Emma, Ens ,E. (2017) Historical perspectives on the mangroves of Kakadu National Park. Marine and Freshwater Research 69:1047-1063. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17065

Bayliss, P., Finlayson, C.M., Innes J., Norman-López, A., Bartolo, R., Harford, A., Pettit, N. E., Humphrey, C.L., van Dam, R., Dutra, L. X.C., Woodward, E., Ligtermoet, E., Steven, A., Chariton, A., Williams, D. K. (2017) An integrated risk-assessment framework for multiple threats to floodplain values in the Kakadu Region, Australia, under a changing climate. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: 1159-1185. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17043

Davidson, N.C., Fluet-Chouinard, E. and Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Global extent and distribution of wetlands: trends and issues. Marine and Freshwater Research. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF17019

An, S., Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Preface: wetland research in China. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: i-iii https://doi.org/10.1071/MFv69n5_ED

Moomaw, W.R., Chmura, G.L., Davies, G.T., Finlayson, C.M., Middleton, B.A., Perry, J.E., Roulet, N. & Sutton-Grier, A.E. (2018) Wetlands in a changing climate: science, policy and management. Wetlands DOI 10.1007/s13157-018-1023-8 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13157-018-1023-8

Finlayson, C.M., Moomaw, W.R., Davies, G.T. (2017) The Second Warning to Humanity and Wetlands, Wetland Science and Practice, 34: 118-120

Marin, V.H., Delgado, L.E., Tironi-Silva, A., Finlayson, C.M., (2017) Exploring Social-Ecological Complexities of Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites): the Carlos Anwandter Sanctuary (Valdivia, Chile) as a Case Study. Wetlands Journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists. 37: 1-12

Ricaurte, L.F., Olaya-Rodrígueza, M.H., Cepeda-Valenciaa, J., Lara, D., Johanna Arroyave-Suárez, J., Finlayson, C.M., Palomo, I. (2017) Future impacts of drivers of change on wetland ecosystem services in Colombia. Global Environmental Change 44, 158-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.04.001

Finlayson, C.M., Capon, S.J., Rissik, D., Pittock, J., Fisk, G., Davidson, N.C., Bodmin, K.A., Papas, P., Robertson, H.A., Shcallenberb, M., Santilan, N., Edyvane, M., & Bino, G.  (2017) Policy considerations for managing wetlands under a changing climate. Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF16244

Turak, E., Harrison, I., Dudgeon, D., Abell, R., Bush, A., Darwall, W., Finlayson, C.M. et al (2016) Essential biodiversity variables for measuring change in global freshwater biodiversity. Biological Conservation http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.09.005

Lukasiewicz,A., Pittock, J. & Finlayson, C.M. (2016). Are we adapting to climate change? An adaptation assessment framework for managing freshwater ecosystems. Climatic Change, Vol 138, Issue 3, pp 641-654.

Gell, P.A. & Finlayson, C.M. (2016) Editorial: Understanding change in the ecological character of wetlands, Marine and Freshwater Research, 67 (6) 683-684 http://www.publish.csiro.au/view/journals/dsp_journal_fulltext.cfm?nid=126&f=MF16092

Finlayson, C. M., Clarke, S.J., Davidson, N.C. & Gell, P. (2016) Role of palaeoecology in describing the ecological character of wetlands, Marine and Freshwater Research, 67(6), 687–694 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15293

Gell, P.A., Finlayson, C.M. & Davidson, N.C. (2016) Understanding change in the ecological character of Ramsar wetlands: perspectives from a deeper time – synthesis, Marine and Freshwater Research, 67(6), 869–879  http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF16075

Finlayson, M. (2015) Determining change in aquatic ecosystems, Marine and Freshwater Research, 66 (11) i-iii. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/MFv66n11_ED.htm

Finlayson, C. M.,Clarke, S.J., Davidson, N.C., and Gell, P. (2015). Role of palaeoecology in describing the ecological character of wetlands.Marine and Freshwater Research

Kopf R.K., Finlayson C.M, Humphries P., Hladyz S. and Sims N. (2015) Anthropocene baselines: assessing change and managing biodiversity in human-dominated aquatic ecosystems.BioScience 8: 798-811

Capon, S.J., Lynch, A.J., Bond,N., Chessman, B.C., Davis, J., Davidson, N., Finlayson, M., Gell, P.A., Hohnberg, D., Humphrey, C., Kingsford, R., Nielsen, D., Thomson, J.R., Ward, K., & MacNally, R. (2015) Regime shifts, thresholds and multiple stable states in freshwater ecosystems; a critical appraisal of the evidence, Science of the Total Environment, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969715001886

Davis, J., O'Grady, A., Dale, A., Arthington, A.H., Gell, P.A., Driver, P.D., Bond, N., Casanova, M., Finlayson, M., Watts, R., et al.,(2015) When trends intersect: The challenge of protecting freshwater ecosystems under multiple land use and hydrological intensification scenarios. Science of the Total Environment http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.127

Gibson, J.F, Stein, E.D., Baird, D.J., Finlayson, C.M., Zhang, X. & Hajibabaei, M. (2015) Wetland Ecogenomics – The Next Generation of Wetland Biodiversity and Functional Assessment. Wetland Science and Practice, Vol 32, No 1, March 2015

Holland, J.E., Luck, G.W., Finlayson, C.M. Threats to food production and water quality in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia.  Ecosystem Services  (2015), pp. 55-70 DOI information: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.02.008 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212041615000261

Lukasiewicz A., Pittock, J., Finlayson, M. (2015) Institutional challenges of adopting ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change. Regional Environmental Change  DOI 10.1007/s10113-015-0765-6  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10113-015-0765-6

Capon, S.J., Lynch, A.J., Bond,N., Chessman, B.C., Davis, J., Davidson, N., Finlayson, M., Gell, P.A., Hohnberg, D., Humphrey, C., Kingsford, R., Nielsen, D., Thomson, J.R., Ward, K., & MacNally, R. (2015) Regime shifts, thresholds and multiple stable states in freshwater ecosystems; a critical appraisal of the evidence, Science of the Total Environment, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969715001886

Schoeman, J., Allan,C., & Finlayson, C. M. (2014): A new paradigm for water? A comparative review of integrated, adaptive and ecosystem-based water management in the Anthropocene, International Journal of Water Resources Development, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07900627.2014.907087#.U3AoKig-CGY

Pittock, J. & Finlayson, C.M. (2013) Climate change adaptation in the Murray-Darling Basin: Reducing resilience of wetlands with engineering. Australian Journal of Water Resources, Vol 17, No 2. Pp. 161 -168

Finlayson, C.M. (2013) Preface: Climate change and wetlands in Australia, Hydrobiologia 708(1),1-2

Pittock,J., Finlayson, C.M. & Howitt, J. (2013) Beguiling and risky: 'environmental works and measures' for wetland conservation under a changing climate. Hydrobiologia 708(1), 111-131

Finlayson, C.M. (2013) Climate change and the wise use of wetlands: information from Australian wetlands. Hydrobiologia 708(1), 145-152

Finlayson, C.M., Davis, J.A., Gell, P.A., Kingsford, R.T. & Parton, K.A. (2013) The status of wetlands and the predicted effects of global climate change: the situation in Australia. Aquatic Sciences 75, 73–93. DOI 10.1007/s00027-011-0232-5

Senaratna Sellamuttu, S., de Silva, S., Nagabhatla, N., Finlayson, C.M., Pattanaik, C. and Prasad, N. (2012) The Ramsar Convention's wise use concept in theory and practice: an inter-disciplinary investigation of practice in Kolleru Lake, India. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy 15:228–250. DOI.org/10.1080/13880292.2012.749138

Mohamed, Y.A., Bastiaanssen, W.G.M, Savenije, H.H.G., van den Hurk, B.J.J.M & Finlayson, C.M. (2012) Evaporation from wetland versus open water: a theoretical explanation and literature review. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 47–48, 114–121. DOI:10.1016/j.pce.2011.08.005

Sutherland, W.J., Alves, J.A., Amano, T., Chang, C.H., Davidson, N.C., Finlayson, C.M., Gill, J.A., Gill, R.E.J.R, Gonzalez, P.M., Gunnarsson, T.G., Klleijn, D., Spray, C.J., Szekely, T. & Thompson, D.B.A. (2012) A horizon scanning assessment of current and potential future threats to migratory shorebirds. Ibis 154, 663–679.

Nagabhatla N, Senaratna Sellamuttu S, Bobba AG, Finlayson M, Wickermasuriya R, Van Brakel M, Prasad N & Pattanaik C (2012) Insight to ecosystem based approach (EBA) at landscape level using a geospatial medium. Journal of Indian Society for Remote Sensing 40, 47–64. DOI: 10.1007/s12524-011-0080-8

Ens E.J., Finlayson, M., Preuss, K., Jackson, S. & Holcombe, S. (2012) Australian approaches for managing 'country' using Indigenous and non-Indigenous knowledge. Ecological Management and Restoration 13, 100-107.

Nagabhatla, N., Dhyani, S., Finlayson, C.M., Senareratna Sellamuttu, S., van Brakel. M., Wickramasuriya, R., Pattanaik, C. & Narendra Prasad, S. (2012) A case study approach to demonstrate the use of assessment and monitoring tools for participatory environmental governance. Ecologia 2, 60-75.

Nagabhatla, N., Finlayson C.M. & Seneratna Sellamuttu, S. (2012) Assessment and change analyses (1987-2002) for tropical wetland ecosystem using earth observation and socioeconomic data. European Journal of Remote Sensing 45, 215-232. doi: 10.5721/EuJRS20124520

Pittock, J., Finlayson, C.M & Howitt, J. (2012) Beguiling and risky: 'environmental works and measures'for wetland conservation under a changing climate. Hydrobiologica.1-21  DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1292-9

Junk, W.J, An,S, Finlayson, C.M., Gopal,B., Kveˇt, J., Mitchell, S.A.,  Mitch., W.J & Robarts,R.D. (2012) Current state of knowledge regarding the world's wetlands and their future under global climate change: a synthesis, Aquatic Sciences DOI 10.1007/s00027-012-0278-z

Finlayson, C.M. (2012) Forty years of wetland conservation and wise use .Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 22:139-143

Horwitz, P & Finlayson, M. (2012) Water and Health: On the Notion of a Healthy Wetland. Human Evolution/Global Bioethics. 27.1-3 (65-69)

Ens, E.J., Finlayson, C.M., Preuss, K., Jackson, S. and Holcombe, S. (2012), Australian approaches for managing 'country' using Indigenous and non-Indigenous knowledge. Ecological Management & Restoration, 13: 100–107

Books

Finlayson, C.M, Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J., Middleton, B.A., van Dam A.A., & Davidson, N.C. (Eds) (2018) The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht

Finlayson, C.M., Milton, R., Prentice, C., & Davidson, N.C. (Eds) (2018) The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description, and Conservation. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht.

Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds.) (2017) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas – Conservation and Management, Routledge, U.K.

Finlayson, C.M., McInnes, R.J., Noble, I.R., McCartney, M.P. & Lachassagne, P. (2016) The book of knowledge on water and climate change issues. Danone/Evian, France http://www.evian.fr/…/book_of_knowledge_WATER_AND_CLIMATE_2…

Finlayson, C.M., Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. (Eds) (2015) Wetlands and Human Health, Springer, Netherlands.

Book chapters

Milton, G.R. & Finlayson, C.M. (2019) Diversity of freshwater ecosystems, global distributions, adaptations. In Hughes, J.M.R. (ed) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp 3-19.

Finlayson, C.M., de Groot, R.S., Hughes, F.M.R. & Sullivan, C.A.  (2019) Freshwater ecosystem services and functions. In Hughes, J.M.R. (ed) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp 321-337.

Pittock, J., Finlayson, C.M. & Linke, S. (2019) Freshwater ecosystem security and climate change. In Hughes, J.M.R. (ed) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp 359-377.

Gell, P.A., Perga, M-E. & Finlayson, C.M. (2019) Changes over time. In Hughes, J.M.R. (ed) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp 283-305.

Sullivan, C.A., Finlayson, C.M., Heagney, E., Pelletier, M.C., Acreman, M. & Hughes, J.M.R. (2019) Wetland landscapes and catchment management. In Hughes, J.M.R. (ed) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp 404-421.

Finlayson, C.M. & Milton, G.R. (2018) Peatlands. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_202-1

Fluet-Chouinard, E., Messager, M.L., Lehner, B., Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Freshwater Lakes and Reservoirs. In Finlayson, C.M., ,\Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_201-2

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_81-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Ducks Unlimited (DU). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_143-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) National Wetland Policy: Australia. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_155-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018)The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_80-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_139-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI :10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_134-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Wetland Management Planning: Lake Chilika (India). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_280-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Ecosystem Services Partnership. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_83-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Alien plants and wetland biotic dysfunction. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. Pp 383-389. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-4001-3_48.

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Wetlands of Kakadu National Park (Australia). In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_47-4.

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Climate change and wetlands. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_126-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018)The Nature Conservancy (TNC). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_109-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Education centres in Australia and New Zealand. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_246-1

Finlayson, C.M., (2018) Salt lakes. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_255-1

Gevers, G.J.M., Koopmanschap, E.M.J., Irvine, K., Finlayson, C.M., & van Dam, A. (2018) Capacity development for wetland management. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_274-1

Finlayson, C.M. & Gardner, R.C. (2018) Wetland law and policy: overview. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_178-3

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Wetland management planning: Okavango Delta (Botswana). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_279-1

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_82-1

Davidson, N.C., Middleton, B., McInnes, R.J., Everard, M., Irvine, K., van Dam, A.A. & Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Introduction to the Wetland Book 1: Wetland Structure and Function, Management, and Methods. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_356-1

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Ramsar Convention Typology of Wetlands. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_339-1

Gerbeaux, P., Finlayson, C.M. & van Dam, A.A. (2018) Wetland Classification: Overview. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. Pp 1461-1468. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_329-1

De Groot, D., Brander, L. & Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Wetland Ecosystem Services. In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J, Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_66-1

Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R. & Prentice, R.C. (2018) Wetland Types and Distribution. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_186-1

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Climate Change: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC). In Finlayson, C.M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R.J., Middleton, B.A., van Dam, A.A. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_127-1

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Mangroves. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_258-1

Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Freshwater swamps and marshes. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II: Distribution, Description and Conservation, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_200-1

Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Finlayson, C.M. (2018) Wetlands of the World. In Finlayson, C.M., Milton, G.R., Prentice, R.C. & Davidson, N.C. (Eds.), The Wetland Book II. Distribution, Description and Conservation. Springer Publishers, Dordrecht. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_182-1

Finlayson, C.M.,  Arthington, A.H., & Pittock, J. (2017) An introduction to issues for managing freshwater ecosystems in protected areas in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management. Routledge

Finlayson, C.M., & Milton, G.R. (2017) Freshwater ecosystems types and extents in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management.  Routledge

Arthington, A.H., Finlayson, C.M. & Pittock, J. (2017) Freshwater ecological principles in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds)  Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management.  Routledge

Pittock, J., Baumgartner, L., Finlayson, C.M., Thiem, J.D., Forbes, J.P., Silva, L.G.M. & Arthington, A.H. (2017) Managing threats to freshwater systems within protected areas in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management.  Routledge

Arthington, A.H., Finlayson, C.M., Roux D.J., Nel, J.L., Rast, W., Froend, R., Turpie, J. & van Niekerk, L. (2017) Managing specific freshwater ecosystems in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management.  Routledge

Finlayson, C.M., Davidson, N.C., Gell, P.A., Kumar, R. & McInnes, R.J. (2107) Managing freshwater protected areas in the global landscape in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management. Routledge

Finlayson, C.M. & Pittock, J. (2017) Climate change and the management of freshwater protected areas in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management. Routledge

Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H. & Pittock, J. (2017) Freshwater ecosystems in protected areas: a synthesis in Finlayson, C.M., Arthington, A.H., Pittock, J. (eds) Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas, Conservation and Management. Routledge

Lei, Y., Finalyson, C.M., Thwaites,R. & Shi, G. (2015) A disaster prevention resettlement program in western China as an adaptation to climate change, in Rice, S . & Singer, J. (eds) Global implications of development, disasters and climate change: Responses to displacement from Asia Pacific.(pp 191-204) London:Routledge

Finlayson, C.M. &  Horwtiz, P.  'Wetlands as settings for Human Health - the Benefits and the Paradox' in Finlayson, C.M., Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. (Eds) (2015) Wetlands and Human Health, Springer, Netherlands. pp 1-13

Finlayson, C.M.,  Horwtiz, P. & Kumar, R.  'Interventions Required to Enhance Wetlands as Settings from Human Wellbeing' in Finlayson, C.M., Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. (Eds) (2015) Wetlands and Human Health, Springer, Netherlands. pp 193-225

Finlayson, C.M. &  Horwtiz, P.  'Human Health adn the Wise Use of Wetlands - Guidance in an international Policy Setting' in Finlayson, C.M., Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. (Eds) (2015) Wetlands and Human Health, Springer, Netherlands. pp 227-250

Finlayson, C.M. Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. 'A Synthesis: Wetland as Settings for Human Health' in Finlayson, C.M., Horwtiz, P. & Weinstein, P. (Eds) (2015) Wetlands and Human Health, Springer, Netherlands. pp 251-263

Pittock, J., Finlayson, M., Arthington, A. H., Roux, D., Matthews, J. H., Biggs, H., Harrison, I., Blom, E., Flitcroft, R., Froend, R., Hermoso, V., Junk, W., Kumar, R., Linke, S., Nel, J., Nunes da Cunha, C., Pattnaik, A., Pollard, S., Rast, W., Thieme, M., Turak, E., Turpie, J., van Niekerk, L., Willems, D. and Viers, J. (2015) 'Managing freshwater, river, wetland and estuarine protected areas', in G. L.  Worboys, M. Lockwood, A. Kothari, S. Feary and I. Pulsford (eds) Protected Area Governance and Management,  ANU Press, Canberra. pp 569–608,

Douglas, E.M., Finlayson, C.M., Revenga, C., & Frankic, A. (2014) Chapter 7. Coastal Systems and Access to Safe and Potable Water in Bowen, R.E., Depledge, M.H. Carlarne, C.P. & Fleming, L.E. (Eds) Oceans and Human Health: Implications for Society and Well-Being, Wiley Blackwell pp 177-200

Finlayson, C.M., Bartlett, M., Davidson, N. & McInnes, R.  (2013) The Ramsar Convention and urban wetlands: and opportunity for wetland education and training. In Paul, S. (ed), WET eBook: Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Sydney, pp 34-51.

Saintilan, N., Rogers, K. & Finlayson, C.M. (2013) Potential climate change impacts on the mangroves and salt marshes of the Sydney region. In Paul, S. (ed), WET eBook: Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Sydney, pp 354-363.

Webb C, Field C, Driver L, Williams RJ, Finlayson CM, Hunter G & Paul S (2013). Facing the challenges of managing urban wetlands in Australia: the way forward. In Paul, S. (ed), WET eBook: Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Sydney, pp 425-430.

Boelee, E., Scherr, S.J., Pert, P.L., Barron, ., Finlayson, M., Descheemaker, K., Milder, J.C., Fleiner, R., Nguyen-Khoa, S.,, Barchiesi, S., Bunting, S.W., Tharme, R.E., Khaka, E., Coates, D., Solowey, E.M., Lloyd, G.J. Molden, D., & Cook,S. (2013) Chapter 11. Management of Water and Agroecosystems in Landscapes for Sustainable Food Security, in Boelee, E. (ed) Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Security, CABI.

Finlayson, M., Bunting, S.W., Beveridge, M., Tharme, R.E. & Nguyen-Khoa,S. (2013) Chapter 7, Wetlands in  Boelee, E. (ed.) Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Security, CAB International, North America

Molden, D., Vithanage, M., de Fraiture, C., Faures, J.M., Finlayson, M., Gordon, L., Molle, F., Peden, D. and Stentiford, D. (2011) Water availability and its use in agriculture. In P Wilderer (ed) Treatise on Water Science, vol. 4, Academic Press, Oxford, pp 707–732

Pittock, J & Finlayson, C.M. (2011) Freshwater Ecosystem Conservation: Principles versus policy . In: Basin Futures: Water reform in the Murray Darling Basin (eds Connell, D & Quentin Grafton, R.) ANU E Press, Chapter 3, pp 39-57

Book review

Finlayson, C.M. (2016) Book Review of "Freshwater resources of the tropical north of Australia: a hydrobiological perspective". Griffiths DJ. Published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York. Review published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland. 2016, Vol. 121, p101-103

Reports

Gardner, R.C. &  Finlayson, C.M. (Lead authors) Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. (2018). Global Wetland Outlook: State of the World’s Wetlands and their Services to People. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat. https://www.global-wetland-outlook.ramsar.org/outlook/

Gardner, R.C., Finlayson, C.M., & Okuno, E. (2018) Global Wetland Outlook: Technical Note to Introduction. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b256c78e17ba335ea89fe1f/t/5baddf1deef1a13b3b5a33e7/1538121542560/Ramsar+Technical+Note+Aug+20+2018+%28002%29.pdf

Finlayson, C.M. & Davidson, N.C. (2018) Global Wetland Outlook: Technical Note on Status and Trends. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat.

Gardner, R.C., Finlayson, C.M., Kumar, R., Okuno, E. & Stroud, D. (2018) Global Wetland Outlook: Technical Note on Responses. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat.


Lukasiewicz, A., Finlayson, C.M., &  Pittock, J. (2013) Identifying low risk climate change adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences. Final report. NCCARF

Conference papers

Finlayson, M. (2015) Issues associated with wetland biodiversity and agriculture globally and the extent of agriculture in Ramsar Wetlands, presented at Wetlands in Agricultural Landscapes: Present State and Perspectives in Europe conference, Ceske Budejoric, Czech Republic, October 12-16

Finalyson, M., Waterman, P. & Bland, A.  (2015) Developing an Australian Vision for Water. Keynote presentation at the Australian Regional Development Conference (ARDC), Albury, August 26-28 ILWS blog of the presentation

Finlayson, M. (2015) State of global wetlands and implications for the Sustainable Development Goals. Keynote presentation at the International River Symposium, Brisbane, Sept 21-23


Current Projects

Improving groundwater management to enhance agriculture and farming livelihoods in Pakistan. (2016-2020) Finlayson, M., Punthakey, J., Allan, C., Mitchell, M. ACIAR & CSU ($100,000), Total value of the project $2,15M  Project details

Sustainable rangeland management to protect red panda and herder livelihoods. Millar, J., Finlayson, M., & Tenzing, K. (2016-2019) Darwin Initiative Fund, $540,000

Internal Grants

Next generation tools for environmental monitoring in remote and limited access locations, Watson, D.H., Massaro, M., Luck, G., & Finlayson, M. (2015) Research Infrastructure Block Grant, $33,583

Completed Projects

ANDS Collection Enhancement Project.  Finlayson, M. (2017) Monash University ($30,000)

Secure Safe Domestic Water (SSDW) in the Central Darling Region: Regional stakeholder engagement action events. Finlayson, M. (2017) MDBA, $4546

Improving salinity and agricultural water management in the Indus Basin of Pakistan. Finlayson, M., Allan, C., Culas, R., Mitchell,M., Punthakey, J. (2017) ACIAR, $50,000 Project details

Secure Safe Domestic Water (SSDW) in the Central Darling Region: Regional stakeholder engagement action events. Finlayson, M. (2017) MDBA, $4546

Securing adequate safe domestic water for regional Australia. (2016) Waterman, P., Finlayson, M., Kitzelmann, M. (Etheridge Shire Council), Charters, K. (SEGRA) CSU, $50,000

Water, carbon & economics: resolving complex linkages for river health, Finlayson, C.M. (chief investigator) & Hatton MacDonald, D (CSIRO) (partner investigator) in an  ARC Linkage project led by Southern Cross University. (2013-2017)

Identifying climate refuges in the Murray-Darling Basin. Hall, A. & Finlayson, M. (2015-2016) MDBA, $50,670 Project details

Developing an ecological character based management and regulatory framework for Lake Chilika. Finlayson, M. (2015) International Development Research Centre, $11,655

Evaluating the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary activities of the NERP Landscapes and Policy Hub. Mitchell, M & Finlayson. M. (2015) University of Tasmaina. CSU sub-contract. $21,464

Next generation tools for environmental monitoring in remote and limited access locations. Watson, D.H., Massaro, M., Luck, G., & Finlayson, M. (2015) Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG), $33,583

Ecological responses of aquatic vegetation to the environmental water regime developed for Lake Brewster Finlayson, M., Nielsen, D., Clements, A. (2012-2015) Lachlan CMA & State Water.

Ecological Characterisation and Scenario Setting for Lake Cowal - PhD Scholarship, Lake Cowal Foundation, $90,000. Finlayson, M. (2012-2015).

Murray Darling Basin Futures; conserving biodiversity Finlayson, M. (chief investigator CSU), Humphries, P., & Bellio, M. (2012-2015) This $391,969 project is an an ARC collaborative project headed by University of Canberra, with CSU, University Adelaide,SA Museum, University of Oregon.

Conserving biodiversity, Analysis of Ramsar site information in the Murray-Darling Basin. Bellio, M. & Finlayson, M., (2012-2015) Murray- Darling Basin Futures CRN ($80,000) in kind from CSU Project details

The book of knowledge on water and climate change issues. Finlayson,M. (2015) Danone/Evian, $22,205 http://www.evian.fr/media/download/book_of_knowledge_WATER_AND_CLIMATE_2016.pdf

Developing capacity for climate change research- field measurement of greenhouse gas emissions. Finlayson, M., Howitt, J., Condon, J., Doran, G. Vote, C. (2014) RIBG, CSU, $51,180

Evaluation of Caring for our Country outcomes-high ecological value aquatic ecosystems. Finlayson, M. (2012), SEWPAC, $11,200

Identifying low risk climate change mitigation and adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences Finlayson, M. & Pittock, J. (2012 to January 2013) NCCARF .

Adaptation pathways for aquatic plants under climate change: facilitating dispersal and management interventions.  Finlayson, M. Nielsen, D. (2012) Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (ACEAS)

Strengthening livelihood security and adapting to climate uncertainties in Chilika Lagoon, India. Finlayson, M., Bellio, M. (2012-2015) Wetlands International – South Asia (WISA) in partnership with Chilika Development Authority.  $62,500.

Developing Fish Friendly Design Criteria for Small Hydro Facilities. Finlayson, M. & Robinson, W. (2012-2014) Australian Centre for Renewable Energy through DPI NSW (Fisheries), $144,000.