Peer reviewed journal articles
Sonter, Herrera, Barrett, Galford, Moran, Soares-Filho (2017), "Mining drives extensive deforestation in the Brazilian AMazon", Nature Communications 8:1013. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00557-w
Sonter, Johnson, Nicolson, Richardson, Watson, Ricketts (2017), “Multi-site interactions: Understanding the offsite impacts of land use change on the supply and use of ecosytem services”, Ecosystem Services 23:158-164. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.12.012
Sonter, Tomsett, Wu, Maron (2017), “Biodiversity offsetting in dynamic landscapes: Influence of regulatory context and counterfactual assumptions on achievement of no net loss”, Biological Conservation. 206: 314-319 DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.11.025
Ricketts, Watson, Koh, Ellis, Nicholson, Posner, Richardson, Sonter (2016), “Disaggregating the evidence linking biodiversity and ecosystem services”, Nature Communications 13106. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13106
Sonter, Watson, Wood & Ricketts (2016), “Spatial and Temporal Dynamics and Value of Nature-Based Recreation, Estimated via Social Media”, PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162372. DOI: 10.1371/jounal.pone.0162372
Sonter, Barrett, Moran & Soares-Filho (2015), “Carbon emissions due to deforestation for the production of charcoal used in Brazil’s steel industry”, Nature Climate Change 5: 359–363. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2515
Galford, Soares-Filho, Sonter, Laporte (2015), “Will passive protection save Congo forests?”, PloS ONE 10(6): e0128473. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128473
Sonter, Barrett, Moran & Soares-Filho (2015), “A Land System Science meta-analysis suggests we underestimate intensive land uses in land use change dynamics”, Journal of Land Use Science 10(2): 191–204. DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2013.871356
Sonter, Barrett, Soares-Filho & Moran (2014), “Global demand for steel drives extensive land-use change in Brazil’s Iron Quadrangle”, Global Environmental Change 26: 63–72. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.03.014
Sonter, Moran, Barrett & Soares-Filho (2014), “Processes of land use change in mining regions”, Journal of Cleaner Production 84: 494–501. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.03.084
Sonter, Barrett & Soares-Filho (2014), “Offsetting the impacts of mining to achieve no net loss of native vegetation”, Conservation Biology 28(4): 1068–1076. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12260
Sonter, Moran & Barrett (2013), “Modeling the impact of revegetation on regional water quality: a collective approach to manage the cumulative impacts of mining in the Bowen Basin, Australia”, Resources Policy 38(4): 670–677. DOI: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2013.02.007
Moran, Franks & Sonter (2013), “Using the multiple capitals framework to connect indicators of regional cumulative impacts of mining and pastoralism in the Murray Darling Basin, Australia”, Resources Policy 38(4): 733–744. DOI: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2013.01.002
Sonter, Metcalfe & Mayfield (2011), “Assessing rainforest restoration: the value of buffer strips for recovery of rainforest remnants in Australia’s Wet Tropics”, Pacific Conservation Biology 16: 274–288.
Sonter & Galford (2015), “Africa's forests may be our last to slow climate change”, The Conversation, July 2015 https://theconversation.com/africas-forests-may-be-our-last-chance-to-slow-climate-change-44796
Sonter (2015), “Modeling of Land-Use and Ecological Dynamics”, Journal of Regional Science 55(4): 679–681. DOI: 10.1111/jors.12210
Sonter, Barrett, Moran & Soares-Filho (2013), “Mining, deforestation and conservation opportunities: A case study of the Quadrilátero Ferrífero land use change dynamics”, XVI Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium (SBSR). Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil. 13-18 April. Available here.
Barrett, Sonter, Almarza, Franks, Moran, Cohen & Hedemann (2010), “Quantitative approach to improving the business of biodiversity investment”, Brisbane, Australia: The University of Queensland. Available at: http://www.acarp.com.au/abstracts.aspx?repId=C17030
Conference presentations and seminars
* = invited speaker
*Sonter (2016), “Quantifying impacts of landscape change on ecosystem services and human beneficiaries: A case study of moose hunting in Vermont, USA.”, Global Land Project Open Science Meeting. Beijing, China. October 24–27.
*Sonter (2015), “Offsetting impacts of mining to achieve no net loss of biodiversity”, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Workshop of mining, ecology and sustainable development. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. November 18–19.
*Sonter (2015), “Land use change impacts ecosystem services supply and demand” Natural Capital Project workshop, University of Vermont, USA. August 6–7.
*Sonter (2015), “Land use change, ecosystem services, and human wellbeing: the unknown effects of multi-site interactions”, Future Earth young scientist networking conference, Villa Vigoni, Italy. May 24–30.
Sonter (2015), “How does land use change impact ecosystem services & when do we fail to capture these impacts?”, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Land System Science Symposium. Chicago, USA. April 21–25.
*Sonter (2014) "Teleconnections and telecoupling: the case of iron mining in Brazil", Global Land Project workshop on operationalization of telecoupling concepts, Aeschi, Switzerland. December 1–3.
Sonter (2014), “Global demand for steel drives extensive regional land use change: A case study of the Quadrilátero Ferrífero, MG, Brazil”, Global Land Project Open Science Meeting (GLP OSM). Berlin, Germany. March 19–21.
*Sonter (2014), “Global demand for minerals drives extensive land use change and impacts native vegetation”, The Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, The University of Vermont, The United States of America. June 30.
*Sonter (2014), “Global demand for minerals drives extensive land use change and impacts native vegetation”, Woods Hole Research Centre, Falmouth, United States of America. June 27.
*Sonter (2014), “Land use change in Brazil’s mining state of Minas Gerais”, The Environment & Society Research Group, The University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Arpril 10.
*Sonter (2014), “Land use change in Brazil’s mining state of Minas Gerais”, Ecosystem Services and Management Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Luxemburg, Austria. April 6.
*Sonter (2014), “Mining, land use change and impacts on native vegetation and ecosystem services”, W.H. Bryan Mining & Geology Research Centre (BRC) , Susta inable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. February 21.
*Sonter (2013), “Mining, land use change and impacts on native vegetation and ecosystem services”, Anglo Metallurgical Coal, Brisbane, Australia. November 28.
Sonter (2013), “Demand for steel drives land use change in Brazil”, Sustainable Minerals Institute Student Conference. Brisbane, Australia. November 21.
*Sonter (2013), “Mining and land use change in Brazil”, Landscape Ecology and Conservation Group, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. July 22.
Sonter, Barrett, Moran & Soares-Filho (2013) “Do we underestimate intensive drivers of land use land cover change?”, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Land System Science Symposium. Los Angeles, USA. April 9–13.
*Sonter (2013), “The role of mining companies in regional land use change”, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, The University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco, The United States of America. April 10.
*Sonter (2012), “Mining and regional land use change”, Department of Geography, The University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. December 13.
Sonter (2011), “Mining the landscape: Conservation Pressures and Opportunities for Climate Change Mitigation”, Sustainable Minerals Institute Student Conference. Brisbane, Australia. November 19–20.
Barrett, Wettle, Sonter, Franks & Almarza (2011), “Environmental Offsets: Understanding Cost/Benefit Trade-Offs at the Landscape Scale”, Sustainable Development Conference. Mackay, Australia. October 24–26.