Research Publications

Refereed Journal Articles


Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. Dance of the Sawshelled Turtles. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17: 92. 

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Mantel, S.K., Barber-James, H.M., Celi, J., Olden, J.D., Piccolo, J.J. and Hermoso, V.  Perceptions of a curriculum vitae clinic for conservation science students. Conservation Science and Practice

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. Two Rivers Converge. BioScience 69: 398-399. 

Lennox, R. J. et al., including Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. One hundred pressing questions on the future of global fish migration science, conservation, and policy. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7: 286. 

Linke, S., Hermoso, V., and Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. Toward process-based conservation prioritizations for freshwater ecosystems. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29: 1149-1160. 

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Jezequel, C., Tedesco, P.A. Modelling built infrastructure heights to evaluate common assumptions in aquatic conservation. Journal of Environmental Management 232: 131-137. 

Moon, K. et al., including Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. Expanding the role of social science in conservation through an engagement with philosophy, methodology, and methods. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10: 294-302.


Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Sopinka, N., Merkle B.G., Lux, C., Zivian, A., Goff, P. and Oester, S. Poetry as a creative practice to enhance engagement and learning in conservation science. BioScience 68: 905-911. 

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Lauzeral, C., Shmidt-Kloiber, A., Graf, W. and Brosse, S. Late greenhouse gas mitigation has heterogenous effects on European caddisfly diversity patterns. BioRxiv 411462. 

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Adams, V.M. and Hermoso, V. The need for spatially explicit quantification of benefits in invasive species management. Conservation Biology 32:287-293.

Henriques-Silva, R., Logez, M., Reynaud, N., Tedesco, P.A., Brosse, S., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Oberdorff, T. and Argillier, C. A comprehensive examination of the network position hypothesis across multiple river metacommunities. Ecography 41:1-11.


Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Selkoe, K.A., Gallo, N., Bird, C.E. and Hogan, J.D. Knowledge sharing about deep-sea ecosystems to inform conservation and research decisions. FACETS 2:984–997.

Hermoso, V., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Linke, S., Dudgeon, D., Pettry, P. and McIntyre, P. Optimal allocation of Red List assessments to guide conservation of biodiversity. Global Change Biology 23:3525-3532.

Carvajal-Quintero, J.D., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Maldonado-Ocampo, J.A., Jezequel, C., Delgado, J. and Tedesco, P.A. Damming fragments species ranges and heightens extinction risk. Conservation Letters 10:708-716 *Masters student research


O’Shaughnessy, E., Landi, M., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Diebel, M. Conservation leverage: ecologically-designed culverts also return fiscal benefits. Fisheries. 41: 750-757. *Masters student research

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Hilborn, A., Crocker, K. and Murphy, A. Scientists stand with Standing Rock. Science 353: 150610, 1126/science.aaj2057. 

Moon, K., Brewer, T. Adams, V. M., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Blackman, D. Developing guidelines to improve qualitative social science publishing in conservation journals. Ecology & Society 21: Article 17.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Holtz, L.A., Martinuzzi, S., McIntyre, P.B., Radeloff, V.C. and Pracheil, B.P. Future land use threats to range-restricted fish species in the United States. Diversity and Distributions. 22: 663-671. *Undergraduate student research


Carter, S.K., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Pohlman, J.D., Bergeson, T.L., Pidgeon, A.M. and Radeloff, V.C. 2015. An evaluation of environmental, institutional and socio-economic factors explaining successful conservation plan implementation in the north-central United States. Biological Conservation 192: 135-144. *PhD candidate research

Hermoso, V., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Linke, S. 2015. Systematic planning of disconnection to enhance conservation success in a modified world. Science of the Total Environment 536: 1038-1044.


Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Diebel, M., Doran, J. and McIntyre, P.B. 2014. Predicting road culvert passability for migratory fishes. Diversity and Distributions 20: 1414-1424.

Marques, A. et al., including Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. Identifying enabling and urgent actions for the 2020 Aichi Targets. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 633-638.

Martinuzzi, S., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Pracheil, B.M., McIntyre, P.B., Plantinga, A.J., Lewis, D.J., and Radeloff, V.C. Threats and opportunities for freshwater conservation under future land use change scenarios in the United States. Global Change Biology 20: 113-124.

Moon, K., Adams, V., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Polyakov, M. Biggs, D. Game, E., Mills, M., Knight, A. and Raymond, C. A multidisciplinary conceptualization of conservation opportunity. Conservation Biology 28: 1484-1496.

Tittensor, D. et al., including Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. 2014. A mid-term analysis of progress towards international biodiversity targets. Science 346: 241-244. >450 citations


Hermoso, V., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Pressey, R.L. When the suit does not fit biodiversity: loose surrogates compromise the achievement of conservation goals. Biological Conservation 159: 197-205.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., McIntyre, P.B., Diebel, M., Doran, P.J., Infante, D.M., Joseph, C. and Allan, J.D. Restoring aquatic ecosystem connectivity requires expanding barrier inventories. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4: 211-217. 

Visconti, P., Di Marco, M., Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Pressey, R.L., Weeks, R. and Rondinini, C.  Effects of errors and gaps in spatial data sets on assessment of conservation progress. Conservation Biology 27: 1000-1010.


Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Moon, K., Stoeckl, N. and Gray, S. 2012. Social factors and private benefits influence landholders’ riverine restoration priorities in tropical Australia. Journal of Environmental Management 110: 20-26.


Foale, S., Cohen, P., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Wenger, A. and Macintyre, M. Tenure and taboos: origins and implications for fisheries in the Pacific. Fish and Fisheries 12: 357-369. 

Hermoso, V., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Linke, S. and Possingham, H.P. Reference vs. present-day condition: early planning decision influence the achievement of conservation objectives. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 21: 500-509.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R.,Pearson, R.G., Puschendorf, R. and Rayner, T. Fresh waters and fish diversity: distribution, protection and disturbance in tropical Australia. PlosOne 6. DOI: 10.137/journal.pone.0025846.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Hermoso, V., Pressey, R.L., Linke, S., Kool, J., Pearson, R.G. and Pusey, B. Coarse-filter surrogates do not represent freshwater fish diversity at a regional scale. Biological Conservation 144: 2499-2511.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., VanDerWal, J. and Sydes, D. Effective control of invasive species: building evidence for management of the tropical invasive macrophyte olive hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis). Environmental Management 48: 568-576.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Visconti, P. and Pressey, R.L. A systematic approach for prioritizing multiple management actions for invasive species. Biological Invasions 13: 1241-1253.


Januchowski, S.R., Pressey, R.L., VanDerWal, J. and Edwards, A. Characterizing surface model error and associated costs. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 24: 1327-1347.


Januchowski, S.R., McAlpine, C.A., Callaghan, J.G., Griffin, C.B., Mitchell, D., Lunney, D. and Bowen, M. 2008. Importance of managing wildlife at multiple-scales in fragmented landscapes: Implications for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration 9: 134-142.


Smith, R.G., Gross, K.L. and Januchowski, S.R. 2005. Earthworms and weed seed distribution in annual crops. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 108: 363-367. *My National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Project

Technical Reports

Meyer, J., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Rabaiotti, D. and Weiss, S. 2018. Promoting Your Research – Guides to Better Science. British Ecological Society, London, UK.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Hermoso, V. 2015. Informing freshwater spatial conservation planning in Ontario’s Northern Boreal Landscape. Report to Dr Cheryl Chetkiewicz, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada.

Leadley, P.W., Krug, C.B., Alkemade, R., Pereira, H.M., Sumaila U.R., Walpole, M., Marques, A., Newbold, T., Teh, L.S.L, van Kolck, J., Bellard, C., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Mumby, P.J. 2014. Progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets: An Assessment of Biodiversity Trends, Policy Scenarios and Key Actions. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada. Technical Series 78, 500 pages.

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. 2014. Global Biodiversity Outlook 4. Montréal, 155 pages. *Lead author on technical findings for targets 5, 8, 11 and 12. 

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Moon, K. 2013. The role of ecosystem services and landscape values in riverine conservation programs. Internal report: Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday Isaac Ltd., Mackay, Queensland, Australia.

Linke, S., McMahon, J., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Olley, J., Turak, E., Blakey, R., Watts, M. and Possingham, H. 2011. Testing the waters: optimizing environmental water allocations. Australian Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.

Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Moon, K. 2011. Gregory river healthy waterways project: collaborating across boundaries. Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday Ltd., Mackay, Queensland, Australia.

VanDerWal, J., Falconi, L., Januchowski, S.R., Shoo, L. and Storlie, C. 2011. SDMTools: species distribution modelling tools: Tools for processing data associated with species distribution modelling exercises.

Januchowski, S.R. and Visconti, P. 2009. Identifying on-ground management priorities for the control of olive hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis): a pilot study with Cassowary Coast Regional Council, Tully, Queensland, Australia.

Book Chapters

Hoover, J.J., Paul, B., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Lyons, J., Pracheil, B.M. and Zigler, S. 2019. Anthropogenic Obstructions to Paddlefish Movement and Migration. In: Paddlefish: Ecological, Aquacultural, and Regulatory Challenges of Managing a Global Resource (eds. Schooley, J.D. and Scarnecchia, D.L.). American Fisheries Society, Symposium 88.

McIntyre, P.B., Reidy Liermann, C., Childress, E., Hamann, E.J., Hogan, J.D., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Koning, A.A., Neeson, T.M., Oele, D.L. and Pracheil, B.M. 2016. Conservation of migratory fishes in freshwater ecosystems, In: Conservation of Freshwater Fishes (eds. Closs, G.P., Krkosek, M. & Olden, J.D.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Hermoso, V., Linke, S., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R. and Kennard, M. 2016. Freshwater Conservation Planning, In: Conservation of Freshwater Fishes (eds. Closs, G.P., Krkosek, M. & Olden, J.D.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Ban, N.C., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Alvarez-Romero, J., Mills, M., Pressey, R.L., Linke, S. and de Freitas, D. 2013. Marine and freshwater conservation planning: from representation to persistence, In: Shaping the Future: Conservation Planning from the bottom up – a practical guide for the 21st century (eds. Craighead L and Convis C). ESRI Press Redlands, California.