Associate Professor Barbara Robson

Adjunct Associate Lecturer
  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Baird ME; Wild-Allen KA; Parslow J; Mongin M; Robson B; Skerratt J; Rizwi F; Soja-WoÅ°niak M; Jones E; Herzfeld M; Margvelashvili N; Andrewartha J; Langlais C; Adams MP; Cherukuru N; Gustafsson M; Hadley S; Ralph PJ; Rosebrock U; Schroeder T; Laiolo L; Harrison D; Steven ADL, 2020, 'CSIRO Environmental Modelling Suite (EMS): Scientific description of the optical and biogeochemical models (vB3p0)', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 13, pp. 4503 - 4553, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4503-2020

Magno-Canto MM; McKinna LIW; Robson BJ; Fabricius KE; Garcia R, 2020, 'Model for deriving benthic irradiance in the Great Barrier Reef from MODIS satellite imagery: erratum', Optics Express, vol. 28, pp. 27473 - 27475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.405306

Robson BJ; Skerratt J; Baird ME; Davies C; Herzfeld M; Jones EM; Mongin M; Richardson AJ; Rizwi F; Wild-Allen K; Steven ADL, 2020, 'Enhanced assessment of the eReefs biogeochemical model for the Great Barrier Reef using the Concept/State/Process/System model evaluation framework', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104707

Hipsey MR; Gal G; Arhonditsis GB; Carey CC; Elliott JA; Frassl MA; Janse JH; de Mora L; Robson BJ, 2020, 'A system of metrics for the assessment and improvement of aquatic ecosystem models', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104697

McInerney PJ; Holt G; Lester RE; Thompson RM; Robson B; Ryder DS; Bond NR; Baldwin DS; Gawne B; Petrie R, 2020, 'Basal resource quality and energy sources in three habitats of a lowland river ecosystem', Limnology and Oceanography, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lno.11548

Steven ADL; Baird ME; Brinkman R; Car NJ; Cox SJ; Herzfeld M; Hodge J; Jones E; King E; Margvelashvili N; Robillot C; Robson B; Schroeder T; Skerratt J; Tickell S; Tuteja N; Wild-Allen K; Yu J, 2019, 'eReefs: An operational information system for managing the Great Barrier Reef', Journal of Operational Oceanography, vol. 12, pp. S12 - S28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2019.1650589

Magno-Canto MM; McKinna LIW; Robson BJ; Fabricius KE, 2019, 'Model for deriving benthic irradiance in the Great Barrier Reef from MODIS satellite imagery', Optics Express, vol. 27, pp. A1350 - A1371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.0A1350

Frassl MA; Abell JM; Botelho DA; Cinque K; Gibbes BR; Jöhnk KD; Muraoka K; Robson BJ; Wolski M; Xiao M; Hamilton DP, 2019, 'A short review of contemporary developments in aquatic ecosystem modelling of lakes and reservoirs', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 117, pp. 181 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.03.024

Skerratt JH; Mongin M; Baird ME; Wild-Allen KA; Robson BJ; Schaffelke B; Davies CH; Richardson AJ; Margvelashvili N; Soja-Wozniak M; Steven ADL, 2019, 'Simulated nutrient and plankton dynamics in the Great Barrier Reef (2011–2016)', Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 192, pp. 51 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.12.006

Webb JR; Santos IR; Maher DT; Macdonald B; Robson B; Isaac P; McHugh I, 2018, 'Terrestrial versus aquatic carbon fluxes in a subtropical agricultural floodplain over an annual cycle', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 260-261, pp. 262 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.06.015

Bainbridge Z; Lewis S; Bartley R; Fabricius K; Collier C; Waterhouse J; Garzon-Garcia A; Robson B; Burton J; Wenger A; Brodie J, 2018, 'Fine sediment and particulate organic matter: A review and case study on ridge-to-reef transport, transformations, fates, and impacts on marine ecosystems', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 1205 - 1220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.08.002

Margvelashvili N; Andrewartha J; Baird M; Herzfeld M; Jones E; Mongin M; Rizwi F; Robson BJ; Skerratt J; Wild-Allen K; Steven A, 2018, 'Simulated fate of catchment-derived sediment on the Great Barrier Reef shelf', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 954 - 962, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.08.018

Robson BJ; Arhonditsis GB; Baird ME; Brebion J; Edwards KF; Geoffroy L; Hébert MP; van Dongen-Vogels V; Jones EM; Kruk C; Mongin M; Shimoda Y; Skerratt JH; Trevathan-Tackett SM; Wild-Allen K; Kong X; Steven A, 2018, 'Towards evidence-based parameter values and priors for aquatic ecosystem modelling', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 100, pp. 74 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.11.018

Rolls RJ; Baldwin DS; Bond NR; Lester RE; Robson BJ; Ryder DS; Thompson RM; Watson GA, 2017, 'A framework for evaluating food-web responses to hydrological manipulations in riverine systems', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 203, pp. 136 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.07.040

Cherukuru N; Brando VE; Blondeau-Patissier D; Ford PW; Clementson LA; Robson BJ, 2017, 'Impact of wet season river flood discharge on phytoplankton absorption properties in the southern Great Barrier Reef region coastal waters', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 196, pp. 379 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.07.023

Everett JD; Baird ME; Buchanan P; Bulman C; Davies C; Downie R; Griffiths C; Heneghan R; Kloser RJ; Laiolo L; Lara-Lopez A; Lozano-Montes H; Matear RJ; McEnnulty F; Robson B; Rochester W; Skerratt J; Smith JA; Strzelecki J; Suthers IM; Swadling KM; van Ruth P; Richardson AJ, 2017, 'Modeling what we sample and sampling what we model: Challenges for zooplankton model assessment', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00077

Webb JR; Santos IR; Robson B; Macdonald B; Jeffrey L; Maher DT, 2017, 'Constraining the annual groundwater contribution to the water balance of an agricultural floodplain using radon: The importance of floods', Water Resources Research, vol. 53, pp. 544 - 562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016WR019735

Robson BJ; Lester RE; Baldwin DS; Bond NR; Drouart R; Rolls RJ; Ryder DS; Thompson RM, 2017, 'Modelling food-web mediated effects of hydrological variability and environmental flows', Water Research, vol. 124, pp. 108 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.031

Melbourne-Thomas J; Constable AJ; Fulton EA; Corney SP; Trebilco R; Hobday AJ; Blanchard JL; Boschetti F; Bustamante RH; Cropp R; Everett JD; Fleming A; Galton-Fenzi B; Goldsworthy SD; Lenton A; Lara-Lopez A; Little R; Marzloff MP; Matear R; Mongin M; Plagányi E; Proctor R; Risbey JS; Robson BJ; Smith DC; Sumner MD; Ingrid Van Putten E, 2017, 'Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia', ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol. 74, pp. 2298 - 2308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsx078

Jones EM; Baird ME; Mongin M; Parslow J; Skerratt J; Lovell J; Margvelashvili N; Matear RJ; Wild-Allen K; Robson B; Rizwi F; Oke P; King E; Schroeder T; Steven A; Taylor J, 2016, 'Use of remote-sensing reflectance to constrain a data assimilating marine biogeochemical model of the Great Barrier Reef', Biogeosciences, vol. 13, pp. 6441 - 6469, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-6441-2016

Webb JR; Santos IR; Tait DR; Sippo JZ; Macdonald BCT; Robson B; Maher DT, 2016, 'Divergent drivers of carbon dioxide and methane dynamics in an agricultural coastal floodplain: Post-flood hydrological and biological drivers', Chemical Geology, vol. 440, pp. 313 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.07.025

Bark RH; Kragt ME; Robson BJ, 2016, 'Evaluating an interdisciplinary research project: Lessons learned for organisations, researchers and funders', International Journal of Project Management, vol. 34, pp. 1449 - 1459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2016.08.004

Baird ME; Adams MP; Babcock RC; Oubelkheir K; Mongin M; Wild-Allen KA; Skerratt J; Robson BJ; Petrou K; Ralph PJ; O'Brien KR; Carter AB; Jarvis JC; Rasheed MA, 2016, 'A biophysical representation of seagrass growth for application in a complex shallow-water biogeochemical model', Ecological Modelling, vol. 325, pp. 13 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.12.011

Baird ME; Cherukuru N; Jones E; Margvelashvili N; Mongin M; Oubelkheir K; Ralph PJ; Rizwi F; Robson BJ; Schroeder T; Skerratt J; Steven ADL; Wild-Allen KA, 2016, 'Remote-sensing reflectance and true colour produced by a coupled hydrodynamic, optical, sediment, biogeochemical model of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia: Comparison with satellite data', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 78, pp. 79 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.11.025

Mongin M; Baird ME; Tilbrook B; Matear RJ; Lenton A; Herzfeld M; Wild-Allen K; Skerratt J; Margvelashvili N; Robson BJ; Duarte CM; Gustafsson MSM; Ralph PJ; Steven ADL, 2016, 'The exposure of the Great Barrier Reef to ocean acidification', Nature Communications, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms10732

Robson BJ; Mousquès A, 2016, 'Can we predict citation counts of environmental modelling papers? Fourteen bibliographic and categorical variables predict less than 30% of the variability in citation counts', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 75, pp. 94 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.10.007

Weijerman M; Fulton EA; Janssen ABG; Kuiper JJ; Leemans R; Robson BJ; van de Leemput IA; Mooij WM, 2015, 'How models can support ecosystem-based management of coral reefs', Progress in Oceanography, vol. 138, pp. 559 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2014.12.017

Janssen ABG; Arhonditsis GB; Beusen A; Bolding K; Bruce L; Bruggeman J; Couture RM; Downing AS; Alex Elliott J; Frassl MA; Gal G; Gerla DJ; Hipsey MR; Hu F; Ives SC; Janse JH; Jeppesen E; Jöhnk KD; Kneis D; Kong X; Kuiper JJ; Lehmann MK; Lemmen C; Özkundakci D; Petzoldt T; Rinke K; Robson BJ; Sachse R; Schep SA; Schmid M; Scholten H; Teurlincx S; Trolle D; Troost TA; Van Dam AA; Van Gerven LPA; Weijerman M; Wells SA; Mooij WM, 2015, 'Exploring, exploiting and evolving diversity of aquatic ecosystem models: a community perspective', Aquatic Ecology, vol. 49, pp. 513 - 548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10452-015-9544-1

Robson BJ; Dourdet V, 2015, 'Prediction of sediment, particulate nutrient and dissolved nutrient concentrations in a dry tropical river to provide input to a mechanistic coastal water quality model', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 63, pp. 97 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.009

Robson BJ, 2014, 'When do aquatic systems models provide useful predictions, what is changing, and what is next?', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 61, pp. 287 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.009

Robson BJ, 2014, 'State of the art in modelling of phosphorus in aquatic systems: Review, criticisms and commentary', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 61, pp. 339 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.012

Gal G; Hipsey M; Rinke K; Robson B, 2014, 'Novel approaches to address challenges in modelling aquatic ecosystems', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 61, pp. 246 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.008

Harmel RD; Smith PK; Migliaccio KW; Chaubey I; Douglas-Mankin KR; Benham B; Shukla S; Muñoz-Carpena R; Robson BJ, 2014, 'Evaluating, interpreting, and communicating performance of hydrologic/water quality models considering intended use: A review and recommendations', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 57, pp. 40 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.02.013

Margvelashvili N; Andrewartha J; Herzfeld M; Robson BJ; Brando VE, 2013, 'Satellite data assimilation and estimation of a 3D coastal sediment transport model using error-subspace emulators', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 40, pp. 191 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.09.009

Bennett ND; Croke BFW; Guariso G; Guillaume JHA; Hamilton SH; Jakeman AJ; Marsili-Libelli S; Newham LTH; Norton JP; Perrin C; Pierce SA; Robson B; Seppelt R; Voinov AA; Fath BD; Andreassian V, 2013, 'Characterising performance of environmental models', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 40, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.09.011

Kragt ME; Robson BJ; Macleod CJA, 2013, 'Modellers' roles in structuring integrative research projects', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 39, pp. 322 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.06.015

Jakeman A; Rizzoli A; Voinov A; Athanasiadis I; Berger T; Borsuk M; Donatelli M; Guariso G; Jolma A; Marsili-Libelli S; Robson B; Sànchez-Marrè M; Seppelt R; Swayne D, 2011, 'Best Paper Awards for 2010', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 26, pp. 1375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.11.001

Burford MA; Revill AT; Palmer DW; Clementson L; Robson BJ; Webster IT, 2011, 'River regulation alters drivers of primary productivity along a tropical river-estuary system', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 62, pp. 141 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF10224

Radke LC; Ford PW; Webster IT; Atkinson I; Douglas G; Oubelkheir K; Li J; Robson B; Brooke B, 2010, 'Biogeochemical zones within a macrotidal, dry-tropical fluvial-marine transition area: A dry-season perspective', Aquatic Geochemistry, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10498-009-9070-7

Robson BJ; Hamilton DP; Webster IT; Chan T, 2008, 'Ten steps applied to development and evaluation of process-based biogeochemical models of estuaries', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 23, pp. 369 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2007.05.019

Robson BJ; Bukaveckas PA; Hamilton DP, 2008, 'Modelling and mass balance assessments of nutrient retention in a seasonally-flowing estuary (Swan River Estuary, Western Australia)', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 76, pp. 282 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.07.009

Robson BJ; Webster IT, 2006, 'Representing the effects of subgrid-scale variations in bathymetry on light and primary production', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 21, pp. 802 - 811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2005.02.007

Robson B, 2005, 'Distracted meditation [1]', New Scientist, vol. 187, pp. 24

Robson BJ, 2005, 'Representing the effects of diurnal variations in light on primary production on a seasonal time-scale', Ecological Modelling, vol. 186, pp. 358 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2005.01.033

Ford P; Tillman P; Robson B; Webster IT, 2005, 'Organic carbon deliveries and their flow related dynamics in the Fitzroy estuary', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 51, pp. 119 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2004.10.019

Robson BJ; Hamilton DP, 2004, 'Three-dimensional modelling of a Microcystis bloom event in the Swan River estuary, Western Australia', Ecological Modelling, vol. 174, pp. 203 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2004.01.006

Robson BJ; Hamilton DP, 2003, 'Summer flow event induces a cyanobacterial bloom in a seasonal Western Australian estuary', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 54, pp. 139 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF02090

Chan TU; Hamilton DP; Robson BJ; Hodges BR; Dallimore C, 2002, 'Impacts of hydrological changes on phytoplankton succession in the Swan River, Western Australia', ESTUARIES, vol. 25, pp. 1406 - 1415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02692234

Chan TU; Hamilton DP; Robson BJ; Hodges BR; Dallimore C, 2002, 'Impacts of hydrological changes on phytoplankton succession in the Swan River, Western Australia', Estuaries, vol. 25, pp. 1406 - 1415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf02692234

Hearn CJ; Robson BJ, 2001, 'Inter-annual variability of bottom hypoxia in shallow mediterranean estuaries', Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, pp. 643 - 657

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