Publications

RESEARCH PAPERS

Eldridge, D.J., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Woodhouse, J.N., and Neilan, B.A. (in press). Contrasting effects of two mammalian soil engineers on microbial communities. Austral Ecology (in press) d

Eldridge, D.J., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Woodhouse, J.N., and Neilan, B.A. (2016). Mammalian engineers drive soil microbial communities and ecosystem functions across a disturbance gradient. Journal of Animal Ecology 85, 1636–1646

Maestre, F.T., Eldridge, D.J., Soliveres, S., Kéfi, S., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Bowker, M.A., García-Palacios, P., Gaitán, J., Gallardo, A., Lázaro, R. and Berdugo M. (in press).  Structure and functioning of dryland ecosystems in a changing world. Annual Review in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-121415-032311 Download PDF

Kwok, A.B.C. and Eldridge, D.J. (2016). The influence of shrub species and fine-scale plant density on arthropods in a semi-arid shrubland. The Rangeland Journal 38, 381-189 Download PDF

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Maestre, F.T., Gallardo, A., Eldridge, D.J., Soliveres, S., Bowker, M.A., . . . Zaady, E. (2016). Human impacts and aridity differentially alter soil N availability in drylands worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 36-45. Download PDF

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Maestre, F.T., Eldridge, D.J. and Singh, B.K., (2016) Microsite differentiation drives the abundance of soil ammonia oxidizing bacteria along aridity gradients. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, Article no. 505.  Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Poore, A.G.B., Ruiz-Colmenero, M., Letnic, M. and Soliveres, S. (2016). Ecosystem structure, function and composition in rangelands are negatively affected by livestock grazing. Ecological Applications 36, 1273-1283. Download PDF

Maestre, F.T., Eldridge, D.J. and Soliveres, S. (2016). A multifaceted view on the impacts of shrub encroachment. Applied Vegetation Science 19, 369–370 Download PDF

Mallen-Cooper, M. and Eldridge, D.J. (2016). Laboratory-based techniques for assessing the functional traits of biocrusts. Plant and Soil, 406. 131-143 Download PDF

Travers, S.K. and Eldridge, D.J. (2016). Does litter decomposition vary between the foraging pits of two soil-disturbing mammal species?. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41, 669-676.Download PDF

Zhang, J., Eldridge, D.J. and Delgado-Baquerizo, M. (2016). Biotic communities cannot mitigate the negative effects of grazing on multiple ecosystem functions and services in an arid shrubland. Plant and Soil, 401, 381-395.Download PDF

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Maestre, F.T., Eldridge, D.J., Bowker, M.A., Ochoa, V., Gozalo, B., Berdugo M, Val J. and Singh, B.K. (2015). Biocrust-forming mosses mitigate the negative impacts of increasing aridity on ecosystem multifunctionality in drylands. New Phytologist 209, 1540-1552.Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Beecham, G. and Grace, J.B. (2015). Do shrubs reduce the adverse effects of grazing on soil properties?. Ecohydrology, 8, 1503-1513.Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Woodhouse, J.N., Curlevski, N.J.A., Hayward, M., Brown, M.V. and Neilan, B.A. (2015). Soil-foraging animals alter the composition and co-occurrence of microbial communities in a desert shrubland. ISME Journal 9, 2671-2681.Download PDF

Kwok, A.B.C. and Eldridge, D.J. (2015). Does fire affect the ground-dwelling arthropod community through changes to fine-scale resource patches?. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 24, 550-559.Download PDF

Maestre, F.T., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Jeffries, T. C., Eldridge, D.J., Ochoa, V., Gozalo, B., . . . Singh, B. K. (2015). Increasing aridity reduces soil microbial diversity and abundance in global drylands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, 15684-15689.Download PDF

Travers SK, Eldridge DJ (2015). Evidence for the self-organisation of litter patches in semi-arid woodland. Ecosystems 18, 958-970. Download PDF

Soliveres S, Maestre FT, Bowker MA, Torices R, Quero JL, García-Gómez M, Cabrera O, Cea A, Coaguila D, Eldridge DJ, Espinosa CI, Hemmings F, Monerris JJ, Tighe M, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Escolar C, García-Palacios P, Gozalo B, Ochoa V, Blones J, Derak M, Ghiloufi W, Gutiérrez JR, Hernández RM, Noumi Z (2015) Functional traits determine plant co-occurrence more than environment or evolutionary relatedness in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16, 164-173. Download PDF

Soliveres S, Eldridge DJ, Mueller, JD, Hemmings F, Throop HL (2015). On the interaction between tree canopy position and environmental effects on soil attributes and plant communities. Journal of Vegetation Science DOI: 10.1111/ JVS.12312 Download PDF

Dean CD, Kirkpatrick JB, Harper RJ, Eldridge DJ. (2015). Optimising carbon sequestration in arid and semiarid rangelands. Ecological Engineering, 74, 148-163. Download PDF

Eldridge DJ, Soliveres S. (2014). Are shrubs really a sign of ecosystem degradation? Disentangling the myths and truths of woody encroachment in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany , 62, 594–608.Download PDF

Eldridge DJ, Wang L, Ruiz-Colmenero M. (2014). Shrub encroachment alters the spatial patterns of infiltration. Ecohydrology. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1490 Download PDF

Kwok, ABC, Eldridge DJ (2014). Does fire affect the ground-dwelling arthropod community through changes to fine-scale resource patches? International Journal of Wildland Fire 24, 550-559. Download PDF

Ulrich W, Santiago S, Maestre FT, Gotelli NJ, Quero JL, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Bowker MA, Eldridge DJ (and 45 other authors) (2014). Climate and soil attributes determine plant species turnover in global drylands. Journal of Biogeography 41, 2307-2319. Download PDF

Erikson B, Eldridge DJ. 2014. Surface destabilisation by the invasive burrowing engineer Mus musculus on a sub-Antarctic island. Geomorphology 223, 61-66. Download PDF

Soliveres S, Maestre F, Eldridge DJ, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Quero JL, Bowker MA, Gallardo A (2014). Plant diversity and ecosystem multifunctionality peak at intermediate levels of woody cover in global drylands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 1408-1416 Download PDF

Soliveres S, Maestre FT, Bowker MA, Torices R, Quero JL, García-Gómez M, Cabrera O, Cea A, Coaguila D, Eldridge DJ, Espinosa CI, Hemmings F, Monerris JJ, Tighe M, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Escolar C, García-Palacios P, Gozalo B, Ochoa V, Blones J, Derak M, Ghiloufi W, Gutiérrez JR, Hernández RM, Noumi Z (2015) Functional traits determine plant co-occurrence more than environment or evolutionary relatedness in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16, 164-173. Download PDF

Eldridge D.J. and Whitford W.G. (2014). Disturbances by desert rodents are more strongly associated with spatial changes in soil texture than woody encroachment. Plant and Soil. 1-10. DOI 10.1007/s11104-014-2142-5 Download PDF

Eldridge D.J., Wang L. and Ruiz‐Colmenero M. (2014). Shrub encroachment alters the spatial patterns of infiltration. Ecohydrology. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1490.Download PDF

Bowker M.A., Maestre F.T., Eldridge D. J., Belnap J., Castillo-Monroy A., Escolar C. and Soliveres S. (2014) Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) as a model system in community, landscape and ecosystem ecology. Biodiversity and Conservation. 23, 1619-1637.Download PDF

Soliveres S., Maestre F.T., Bowker M.A., Torices R., Quero J.L., García-Gómez M., Cabrera O., Cea A.P., Coaguila D., Eldridge D.J., Espinosa C.I., Hemmings F., Monerris J.J., Tighe M., Delgado-Baquerizo M., Escolar C., García-Palacios P., Gozalo B., Ochoa V., Blones J., Derak M., Ghiloufi W., Gutiérrez J.R., Hernández R.M. and Noumi Z. (2014). Functional traits determine plant co-occurrence more than environment or evolutionary relatedness in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 16, 164-173.Download PDF

Oliver, I., Eldridge, D.J.,  Nadolny, C. and Martin, W. K. (2014) What do site condition multi-metrics tell us about species biodiversity? Ecological Indicators. 38, 262-271.Download PDF

Borchard, P. and  Eldridge, D. J. (2014) Does artificial light influence the activity of vertebrates beneath rural buildings? Australian Journal of Zoology. 61, 424-429.Download PDF

Soliveres, S. and Eldridge, D. J. (2014) Do changes in grazing pressure and the degree of shrub encroachment alter the effects of individual shrubs on understorey plant communities and soil function? Functional Ecology, 28, 530-537.Download PDF

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Maestre, F.T., Gallardo, A., Bowker, M.A., Wallenstein, M.D., Quero, J.L., Ochoa, V., Gozalo, B., Garcia-Gomez, M., Soliveres, S., Garcia-Palacios, P., Berdugo, M., Valencia, E., Escolar, C., Arredondo, T., Barraza-Zepeda, C., Bran, D., Carreira, J.A., Chaieb, M., Conceicao, A.A., Derak, M., Eldridge, D.J., Escudero, A., Espinosa, C.I., Gaitan, J., Gatica, M.G., Gomez-Gonzalez, S., Guzman, E., Gutierrez, J.R., Florentino, A., Hepper, E., Hernandez, R.M., Huber-Sannwald, E., Jankju, M., Liu, J., Mau, R.L., Miriti, M., Monerris, J., Naseri, K., Noumi, Z., Polo, V., Prina, A., Pucheta, E., Ramirez, E., Ramirez-Collantes, D.A., Romao, R., Tighe, M., Torres, D., Torres-Diaz, C., Ungar, E.D., Val, J., Wamiti, W., Wang, D., and Zaady, E. (2013) Decoupling of soil nutrient cycles as a function of aridity in global drylands. Nature. 502, 672-676. Download PDF

Travers, S.K. and Eldridge, D.J. (2013) Increased rainfall frequency triggers an increase in litter fall rates of reproductive structures in an arid eucalypt woodland. Austral Ecology. 38, 820-830.Download PDF

Daryanto, S., Eldridge, D.J., and Wang, L.X. (2013) Spatial patterns of infiltration vary with disturbance in a shrub-encroached woodland. Geomorphology. 194, 57-64. Download PDF

Daryanto, S., Eldridge, D.J., and Wang, L.X. (2013) Ploughing and grazing alter the spatial patterning of surface soils in a shrub-encroached woodland. Geoderma. 200, 67-76.Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Soliveres, S., Bowker, M.A., and Val, J. (2013) Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland. Journal of Applied Ecology. 50, 1028-1038. Download PDF

Serpe M. D., Roberts E., Eldridge D. J. and Rosentreter R. (2013). Bromus tectorum litter alters photosynthetic characteristics of biological soil crusts from a semiarid shrubland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 60, 220-30.Download PDF

Ruiz-Colmenero M., Bienes R., Eldridge D. J. and Marques M. J. (2013). Vegetation cover reduces erosion and enhances soil organic carbon in a vineyard in the central Spain. Catena. 104, 153-60.Download PDF

Bowker M. A., Eldridge D. J., Val J. and Soliveres S. (2013). Hydrology in a patterned landscape is co-engineered by soil-disturbing animals and biological crusts. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 61, 14-22.Download PDF

Daryanto S., Eldridge D. J. and Wang L. (2013). Spatial patterns of infiltration vary with disturbance in a shrub-encroached woodland. Geomorphology. 194, 57-64.Download PDF

Daryanto S., Eldridge D. J. and Throop H. L. (2013). Managing semi-arid woodlands for carbon storage: Grazing and shrub effects on above- and belowground carbon. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment. 169, 1-11.Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Maestre, F.T., Moro, S., and Bowker, M.A. (2012) A global database of woody encroachment effects on ecosystem structure and functioning. Ecology. 93, 2499.Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Huang, N., Bentley, J., Hayward, M.W. (2012). Soil disturbance by invertebrates in a semi-arid eucalypt woodland: effects of grazing exclusion, faunal reintroductions, landscape and patch characteristics. Journal of the Linnean Society of NSW 134, 11-18.Download PDF

Moles A. T., Flores-Moreno H., Bonser S. P., Warton D. I., Helm A., Warman L., Eldridge D. J., Jurado E., Hemmings F. A., Reich P. B., Cavender-Bares J., Seabloom E. W., Mayfield M. M., Sheil D., Djietror J. C., Peri P. L., Enrico L., Cabido M. R., Setterfield S. A., Lehmann C. E. R. and Thomson F. J. (2012). Invasions: the trail behind, the path ahead, and a test of a disturbing idea. Journal of Ecology. 100, 116-27.Download PDF

Maestre F. T., Quero J. L., Gotelli N. J., Escudero A., Ochoa V., Delgado-Baquerizo M., Garcia-Gomez M., Bowker M. A., Soliveres S., Escolar C., Garcia-Palacios P., Berdugo M., Valencia E., Gozalo B., Gallardo A., Aguilera L., Arredondo T., Blones J., Boeken B., Bran D., Conceicao A. A., Cabrera O., Chaieb M., Derak M., Eldridge D. J., Espinosa C. I., Florentino A., Gaitan J., Gatica M. G., Ghiloufi W., Gomez-Gonzalez S., Gutierrez J. R., Hernandez R. M., Huang X., Huber-Sannwald E., Jankju M., Miriti M., Monerris J., Mau R. L., Morici E., Naseri K., Ospina A., Polo V., Prina A., Pucheta E., Ramirez-Collantes D. A., Romao R., Tighe M., Torres-Diaz C., Val J., Veiga J. P., Wang D. and Zaady E. (2012). Plant Species Richness and Ecosystem Multifunctionality in Global Drylands. Science. 335, 214-8.Download PDF

Daryanto S. and Eldridge D. J. (2012). Shrub hummocks as foci for small animal disturbances in an encroached shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments. 80, 35-9.Download PDF

Smith J. G., Eldridge D. J. and Throop H. L. (2012). Landform and vegetation patch type moderate the effects of grazing-induced disturbance on carbon and nitrogen pools in a semi-arid woodland. Plant and Soil. 360, 405-19. Download PDF

Howard K. S. C., Eldridge D. J. and Soliveres S. (2012). Positive effects of shrubs on plant species diversity do not change along a gradient in grazing pressure in an arid shrubland. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13, 159-68.Download PDF

Soliveres S., Eldridge D. J., Hemmings F. and Maestre F. T. (2012). Nurse plant effects on plant species richness in drylands: The role of grazing, rainfall and species specificity. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics. 14, 402-10.Download PDF

Wang L., D’Odorico P., Evans J. P., Eldridge D. J., McCabe M. F., Caylor K. K. and King E. G. (2012). Dryland ecohydrology and climate change: critical issues and technical advances. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 16, 2585-603.Download PDF

Travers S. K. and Eldridge D. J. (2012). Landscape modulators and resource accumulation in a post-fire eucalypt woodland. Forest Ecology and Management. 285, 11-9.Download PDF

Dean C., Roxburgh S. H., Harper R. J., Eldridge D. J., Watson I. W. and Wardell-Johnson G. W. (2012). Accounting for space and time in soil carbon dynamics in timbered rangelands. Ecological Engineering. 38, 51-64.Download PDF

Borchard P., Eldridge D. J. and Wright I. A. (2012). Sarcoptes mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) increases diurnal activity of bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus) in an agricultural riparian environment. Mammalian Biology. 77, 244-8. Download PDF

Daryanto, S., Eldridge, D.J. and Koen, T.B. (2012). Soil nutrients under shrub hummocks and debris mounds two decades after ploughing. Plant and Soil. 351, 405-419. Download PDF

Travers, S.K., Eldridge, D.J., Koen, S.B. and Soliveres, S. (2012). Animal foraging pit soil enhances the performance of a native grass under stressful conditions. Plant and Soil. 352, 341-351. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Koen, T.B., Huang, N, Killgore, A. and Whitford, W.G. (2012). Animal foraging as a mechanism for sediment movement and soil nutrient development: evidence from the semi-arid Australian woodlands and the Chihuahuan Desert. Geomorphology. 157/158, 131-141. Download PDF

Borchard, P.B. and Eldridge, D.J. (2011). Vegetation changes associated with cattle (Bos taurus) and wombat (Vombatus ursinus) activity in a riparian forest. Applied Vegetation Science 15, 62-70. Download PDF

James, A.I., Eldridge, D.J., Koen, T.B. and Moseby, K.E. (2011) Can the invasive European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) assume the soil engineering role of locally-extinct natives? Biological Invasions 13, 3027-3038. Download PDF

Soliveres, S., Eldridge, D.J., Maestre, F.T., Bowker, M.A., Tighe, M. and Escudero, A. (2011). Microhabitat amelioration and reduced competition among understorey plants as drivers of facilitation across environmental gradients: Towards a unifying framework. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 13, 247-258. Download PDF

Maestre, F.T.,  Quero, H.L., Gotelli, N.J., …Eldridge, D.J. et al. (2012). Plant species richness and ecosystem multifunctionality in global drylands Science 335, 214-218. Download PDF

Lichner, L., Eldridge, D.J., Schacht, K., Zhukova, N., Holmo, L, Si R, M. and Pecho, J. (2011). Grass cover influences hydrophysical parameters and heterogeneity of water flow in a sandy soil. Pedosphere 21,19-29. Download PDF

Moles, A.T., Flores-Moreno, H., Bonser, S.P., Warton, D.I., Helm, A., Warman, L., Eldridge, D.J. et al. (2011) Invasions: the trail behind, the path ahead, and a test of a disturbing idea. Journal of Ecology 100, 116-127. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Val, J. and James, A.I. (2011). Abiotic effects predominate under prolonged livestock–induced disturbance. Austral Ecology 36, 367-377. Download PDF

Kwok, A.B.C., Eldridge, D.J. and Oliver, I.A. (2011). Do landscape health indices reflect arthropod biodiversity status in the eucalypt woodlands of eastern Australia? Austral Ecology 36, 800-813. Download PDF

Williams, W.J. and Eldridge, D.J. (2011). Deposition of sand over a cyanobacterial soil crust increases nitrogen bioavailability in a semi-arid woodland. Applied Soil Ecology 49, 26-31. Download PDF

Borchard, P. and Eldridge, D.J. (2011). The geomorphic signature of bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus) and cattle (Bos taurus) in an agricultural riparian ecosystem. Geomorphology 130, 365-373. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Bowker, M.A., Maestre, F.M., Roger, E., Reynolds, J.F. and Whitford, W.G. (2011). Impacts of shrub encroachment on ecosystem structure and functioning: towards a global synthesis. Ecology Letters 14, 709-722. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. (2011). The resource coupling role of animal foraging pits in semi-arid woodlands. Ecohydrology 4, 623-630. Download PDF

Martin, W.K., Eldridge, D.J. and Murray, P.A. (2011). Bird assemblages in remnant and revegetated habitats in an extensively cleared landscape, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Pacific Conservation Biology 17, 110-120 Download PDF

Borchard, P., Wright, I.A. and Eldridge, D.J. (2010). Wombats and domestic livestock as potential vectors of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in an agricultural riparian area. Australian Journal of Zoology 58, 150-153. Download PDF

Daryanto, S. and Eldridge, D.J. (2010). Plant and soil surface responses to a combination of shrub removal and grazing in a shrub-encroached woodland. Journal of Environmental Management 91, 2639-2648. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Bowker, M.A, Maestre, F.T., Alonso, P., Mau, R.L., Papadopoulos, J. and Escudero, A. (2010). Interactive effects of three ecosystem engineers on infiltration in a semi-arid Mediterranean grassland. Ecosystems 13, 495-510. Download PDF

James, A.I., Eldridge, D.J. and Moseby K.E. (2010). Foraging pits, litter, and plant germination in an arid shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 516-520. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Lunt, I.D. (2010). Resilience of soil seed banks to site degradation in intermittently flooded riverine woodlands. Journal of Vegetation Science 21, 157-166 Download PDF

Leary, T., Kwok, A., Khan, B., Ibbetson, P. (2010) Yuppy bandicoots of inner west Sydney—in hiding or urban renewal? In: The natural history of Sydney eds. D. Lunney, P. Hutchings and D. Hochuli. Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, Australia. pp. 415-425. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Whitford, W.G. and Duval, B.D. (2009). Animal disturbances promote shrub maintenance in a desertified grassland Journal of Ecology 97, 1302-1307. Download PDF

James, A.I., Eldridge, D.J. and Hill, B. (2009) Foraging animals create fertile patches in an Australian desert shrubland. Ecography 32, 723-732. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Whitford, W.G. (2009). Soil disturbance by native animals along grazing gradients in an arid grassland. Journal of Arid Environments 73, 1144-1148. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and James, A.I. (2009). Soil-disturbance by native animals plays a critical role in maintaining healthy Australian landscapes. Ecological Management and Restoration 10, S27-S34. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Whitford, W.G. (2009). Badger (Taxidea taxus) disturbances increase soil heterogeneity in a degraded shrub-steppe ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments 73, 66-73. Download PDF

O’Bryan, K.E., Prober, S.M., Lunt, I.D. and Eldridge, D.J. (2009). Frequent fire promotes diversity and cover of biological soil crusts in a derived temperate grassland. Oecologia 159, 827-838. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. (2009) Badger (Taxidea taxus) mounds affect soil hydrological properties in a degraded shrub-steppe. American Midland Naturalist 161, 350-358. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Koen, T.B. (2008). Formation of nutrient-poor soil patches in a semi-arid woodland by the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.). Austral Ecology. 33, 88-98. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Kwok, A.B.C. (2008). Soil disturbance by animals at varying spatial scales in a semi-arid Australian woodland. The Rangeland Journal 30, 327-337. Download PDF

James, A.I., Eldridge, D.J., Koen, T.B. and Whitford, W.G. (2008). Landscape position moderates how ant nests affect hydrology and soil chemistry across a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. Landscape Ecology 23, 961-975. Download PDF

Williams, W.J., Eldridge, D.J. and Alchin, B.M. (2008). Grazing and drought reduce cyanobacterial soil crusts in an Australian Acacia woodland. Journal of Arid Environments 72, 1062-1071. Download PDF

Deines, L., Rosentreter, R., Eldridge, D.J. and Serpe, M.D. (2007). Germination and seedling establishment of two annual grasses on lichen-dominated biological soil crusts. Plant and Soil 295, 23-35. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J, and Mensinga, A. (2007). Foraging pits of the Short-Beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) as small-scale patches in a semi-arid Australian box woodland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39, 1055-1065. Download PDF

James, A.I. and Eldridge, D.J. (2007). Reintroduction of fossorial native mammals and potential impacts on ecosystem processes in an Australian desert landscape. Biological Conservation 138, 351-359. Download PDF

Lunt, I.D., Eldridge, D.J., Morgan, J.W. and Will, G.B. (2007). A framework to predict the effects of livestock grazing and grazing exclusion on conservation values in natural ecosystems in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 55, 401-415. Download PDF

Semple, W.S., Koen, T.B., Eldridge, D.J., Düttmer, K.M. and Parker, B. (2006). Variation in soil properties on two partially revegetated saline scalds in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 46, 1279-1289. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Freudenberger, D. and Koen, T.B. (2006). Diversity and abundance of biological soil crust taxa in relation to fine and coarse-scale disturbances in a grassy eucalypt woodland in eastern Australia. Plant and Soil 281, 255-268. Download PDF

Thompson, W.A., Eldridge, D.J. and Bonser, S.R. (2006). Structure of biological soil crust communities in Callitris glaucophylla woodlands of New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Vegetation Science 17, 271-280. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Constantinides, C. and Vine, A. (2006). Short-term vegetation and soil responses to mechanical destruction of rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) warrens in an Australian box woodland. Restoration Ecology 14, 50-59. Download PDF

Thompson, W.A. and Eldridge, D.J. (2005). Plant cover and composition in relation to density of Callitris glaucophylla (white cypress pine) along a rainfall gradient in eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 53, 545-554. Download PDF

Thompson, W.A. and Eldridge, D.J. (2005). White cypress pine (Callitris glaucophylla): a review of its roles in landscape and ecological processes in eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 53, 555-570. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Wong, V.N.L. (2005). Clumped and isolated trees influence soil nutrient levels in an Australian temperate box woodland. Plant and Soil 270, 331-342. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Freudenberger, D. (2005). Ecosystem wicks: woodland trees enhance water flow in a fragmented agricultural landscape in eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 30, 336-347. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. (2004). Mounds of the American badger (Taxidea taxus): significant geomorphic features of North American shrub-steppe ecosystems. Journal of Mammalogy  85, 1060-1067. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Rosentreter, R.R. (2004). Shrub mounds enhance water flow in a shrub-steppe community in southwestern Idaho, USA. In: Hild, A.L., Shaw, N.L., Meyer, S., Booth, D.T., McArthur, E.D. (Compilers). Seed and soil dynamics in shrubland ecosystems. USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRSP-31, Ogden, Utah. Download PDF

Hilty, J., Eldridge, D.J., Rosentreter, R., Wicklow-Howard, M. and Pellant, M. (2004). Recovery of biological soil crusts following wildfire in Idaho. Journal of Range Management 57, 89-96 Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Harrison, L., Parker, L. and Milligan, A. (2003). Condition and biodiversity of vegetation remnants: MIA. Natural Resource Management June 2003, 63-66.

Hilty, J., Eldridge, D.J., Rosentreter, R. and Wicklow-Howard, M. (2003). Burning and seeding influence soil surface morphology in an Artemisia shrubland in southern Idaho. Arid Land Research and Management 17, 1-11. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Koen, T.B. (2003). Detecting environmental change in eastern Australia: rangeland health in the semi-arid woodlands. Science of the Total Environment 310, 211-219. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Leys, J.F. (2003). Exploring some relationship between biological soil crusts, soil aggregation and wind erosion. Journal of Arid Environments 53, 457-466. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Wilson, B.R. (2003). Storage of carbon in soil and vegetation in paired roadside sites in the box woodlands of eastern Australia. Australian Forestry 65, 268-272. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Zaady, E. and Shachak, M. (2002). Microphytic crusts, shrub patches and water harvesting in the Negev Desert: the Shikim system. Landscape Ecology 17, 587-597. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Squires, V.R. (2002). Estimating pastoral productivity of semi-arid rangeland in northern Shaanxi Province China using an Environmental Resource Assessment and management system. Land Degradation and Management 16, 37-45. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Simpson, R. (2002). Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) impacts on vegetation and soils, and implications for management of wooded rangelands. Basic and Applied Ecology 3, 19-29. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Rath, D. (2002). Hip holes: kangaroo resting sites enhance the physical and chemical environment of woodland soils. Austral Ecology 27, 527-536. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Semple, W.S. and Koen, T.B. (2000). Dynamics of cryptogamic soil crusts in a derived grassland in south-eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 25, 232-240. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J., Zaady, E., Shachak, M. (2000). Infiltration through three contrasting biological soil crusts in patterned landscapes in the Negev, Israel. Catena 40, 323-336. Download PDF

Stafford, M.J. and Eldridge, D.J. (2000). Vegetation, soils and management of ‘Zara’: a sandhill remnant on the Riverine Plain. Cunninghamia 6, 717-746. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. (2000). Ecology and management of biological soil crusts: recent developments and future challenges. Bryologist 103, 742-747. Download PDF

Eldridge, D.J. and Myers, C.A. (2000). The impact of warrens of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) on soil and ecological processes in a semi-arid Australian woodland. Journal of Arid Environments 47, 325-337. Download PDF

BOOK CHAPTERS

Chamizo, S., Belnap, J., Yolanda, Y., Eldridge, D.J. and Malam-Issa, O. (2016). Effects of biological soil crusts on arid land hydrology. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands. Pp. 321-346. Ecological Studies. Springer.

Zaady, E., Eldridge. D.J. and Bowker, M.A. (2016). Effects of local-scale disturbance on biocrusts. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands. Pp. 429-449. Ecological Studies. Springer.

Rosentreter, R.R., Eldridge, D.J.,Westberg, M., Williams, L. and Grube, M. (2016). Structure, composition, and function of biocrust lichen communities. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands. Pp. 121-138. Ecological Studies. Springer.

Bowker, M.A., Belnap, J., Büdel, B., Sannier, C., Pietrasiak, N., Eldridge, D.J. and Rivera-Aguilar, V. (2016). Controls on distribution patterns of biological soil crusts at micro- to global scales. Ch. 10. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands. Pp. 173-198. Ecological Studies. Springer.

Maestre, F.T., Bowker, M.T., Eldridge, D.J., Cortina, J., Lazaro, R., Gallardo, A., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Berdugo, M., Castillo-Monroy, A.P., Valencia, E. (2016). Biological soil crusts as a model system in ecology. Ch 20. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands. Pp. 407-428. Ecological Studies. Springer.

Manning, A.D., Eldridge, DJ., and Jones, C.G. (2015). Policy implications of ecosystem engineering for multiple ecosystem benefits. In D. P. Armstrong, M. W. Hayward, D. Moro, & P. J. Seddon (Eds.), Advances in Reintroduction Biology of Australian and New Zealand Fauna CSIRO Publishing pp. 167-184.

Whitford, W.G. and Eldridge, D.J. (2013). Termites and ants, In: Butler, D. and Hupp, C. (eds.) A Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 1: The Foundations of Geomorphology. Elsevier, Kiddlington, UK.

Eldridge, D.J., Greene, R.S.B. and Dean, C. (2011). Climate change in the rangelands: implications for soil health and management. In: Singh, B., Cowie, A.L. and Yin Chan, K. (eds.) Chapter 13. Soil Health and Climate Change. Soil Biology Series, Springer, London. Pp. 237-255.

Eldridge, D.J. (2003). Biological soil crusts: nature’s natural soil healers. In: Brown, C.L., Hall, F. and Mill, J. (eds). Plant Conservation: Approaches and Techniques from an Australian Perspective. Australian Network for Plant Conservation, Canberra.

Eldridge, D.J. (2002). Assessing catchment health. In: K. Kent, G. Earl., B. Mullins, I. Lunt and R. Webster (eds.) Native Vegetation Guide for the Riverina: Notes for Land Managers on its Management and Restoration. pp. 20-24. Charles Sturt University, Albury.

Rosentreter, R. and Eldridge, D.J. (2002). Monitoring biodiversity and ecosystem function: grasslands, deserts and steppe. In: P.L. Nimis, C. Scheidegger and P.A. Wolseley (eds.) Monitoring with Lichens; Monitoring Lichens. pp. 223-237. Kluwer, Netherlands.

Eldridge, D.J. (2001). Biological soil crusts of Australia. In: J. Belnap and O. Lange (eds.) Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Management and Function. Ecological Studies 150, pp. 119-132. Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Eldridge, D.J. (2001). Biological soil crusts and water relations in of Australian deserts. In: J. Belnap and O. Lange (eds.) Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Management and Function. Ecological Studies 150, pp. 315-326. Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Belnap, J. and Eldridge, D.J. (2001). Disturbance and recovery of biological soil crusts. In: J. Belnap and O. Lange (eds.) Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Management and Function. Ecological Studies 150, pp. 363-384. Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Warren, S.D. and Eldridge, D.J. (2001). Biological soil crusts and livestock in arid regions: are they compatible? In: J. Belnap and O. Lange (eds.) Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Management and Function. Ecological Studies 150, pp. 401-416. Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Rosentreter, R., Eldridge, D.J. and Kaltenecker, J.H. (2001). Monitoring and manageent of biological soil crusts. In: J. Belnap and O. Lange (eds.) Biological Soil Crusts: Ecology and Function. Ecological Studies 150, pp. 457-470. Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Eldridge, D.J., Lepage, M., Bryannah, M.A. and Ouedraogo, P. (2001). Soil Biota. In: Valentin, C., Tongway, D.J., d’Herb, J.M. and Sergieri, J. (eds.) Banded Vegetation Patterning in Arid and Semi-Arid Environments: Ecological Processes and Consequences for Management. Ecological Studies 149, pp. 105-131. Springer-Verlag, Amsterdam.