Articles – first author

Stirling, E., Fitzpatrick, R. and Mosley, L.M. (in press), Drought effects on wet soils in inland wetlands and peatlands, Earth Science Reviews

Stirling, E., Macdonald, L.M., Smernik, R.J. and Cavagnaro, T.R. (2020), Soil microbial community responses after amendment with thermally altered Pinus radiata needles, Microbial Ecology, 10.1007/s00248-019-01402-x; data; full text

Stirling, E., Smernik, R.J., Macdonald, L.M. and Cavagnaro, T.R. (2019), Fire influences needle decomposition: Tipping point in Pinus radiata carbon chemistry and soil nitrogen transformations, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 10.1016/j.soilbio.2019.05.024; data; full text

Stirling, E., Smernik, R.J., Macdonald, L.M. and Cavagnaro, T.R. (2019), The effect of fire affected Pinus radiata litter and char addition on soil nitrogen cycling, Science of the Total Environment, 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.316; data; full text

Stirling, E., Macdonald, L.M., Smernik, R.J. and Cavagnaro, T.R. (2019), Post fire litters are richer in water soluble carbon and lead to increased microbial activity, Applied Soil Ecology, 10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.12.21; data; full text

Articles – collaborations

Xue, R., Zhao, K., Yu, X., Stirling, E., Liu, S., Ye, S., Ma, B. and Xu, J. (2020), Deciphering centimeter-scale microbial biogeographic patterns and community zssembly processes from a 3D perspective, Microbiome, preprint (July 2020).

Liu, Y., Ma, B., Chen, W., Schlaeppi, K., Erb, M., Stirling, E., Hu, L., Wang, E., Zhang, Y., Zhao, K., Lu, Z., Ye, S. and Xu, J. (2020), The symbiotic capacity of rhizobium shapes root-associated microbiomes, Microbiome, preprint (July 2020).

Ma, B., Wang, Y., Ye, S., Liu, S., Stirling, E., Gilbert, J. A., Faust, K., Knight, R., Jansson, J. K., Cardona, C., Röttjers, L. and Xu, J. (2020), Earth microbial co-occurrence network reveals interconnection pattern across microbiomes, Microbiome, 10.1186/s40168-020-00857-2; full text

Xu, P., Stirling, E., Li, W., Lv, X., Chen, H., Xu, A., Lai, W., Wang, Y, Liu, X, Ma, B., and Xu, J. (2020), Trade-off between stochastic and deterministic processes shifts from soil to leaf microbiome of tea plant, in press (June 2020).

Barr, C., Tibby, J., Moss, P. T., Halverson, G. P., Marshall, J. C., McGregor, G. B. and Stirling, E. (2017), A 25,000-year record of environmental change from Welsby Lagoon, North Stradbroke Island, in the Australian subtropics, Quaternary International, 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.04.011; full text


O’Connor, P.J., Summers, D.M., Connor, J., Stirling, E. and Cavagnaro, T. (2019), Assessing South Australian carbon offset supply and policy for co-beneficial offsets: Policy context, Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No. 19/10, ISSN: 1839-2725

Stirling, E., Packer, J.G., Mosley, L. and Cavagnaro, T.R. (2018), Soil Microbial Investigation – Assessing microbial functioning in soils with different inundation contexts, Report for the Government of South Australia Department of Environment and Water, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, pp. 96.

Dittmann, S., Bestland, E., Davies, R. and Stirling, E. (2016), Carbon burial and sediment accumulation rates in coastal salt marsh sediments on Adelaide’s northern shores, Report for the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board, Flinders University, Adelaide.