Dr James Hitchcock

Lecturer

F02 - Baxter's Lodge
The University of Sydney


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Biographical details

James Hitchcock is an aquatic ecologist working in freshwater and estuarine ecosystems. His research focuses on food webs, microplastics, and altered flow regimes.

He has experience running interdisciplinary research projects with government partners on natural resource management and other areas of public policy.

James is working in the DVC Education teaching Industry and Community Project Units on topics addressing major challenges in the environment, energy, and agricultural sectors.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Pearse, R., Hitchcock, J., Keane, H. (2019). Gender, inter/disciplinarity and marginality in the social sciences and humanities: A comparison of six disciplines. Women's Studies International Forum, 72, 109-126. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2019). Microplastic pollution in estuaries across a gradient of human impact. Environmental Pollution, 247, 457-466. [More Information]
  • Rohlfs, A., Mitrovic, S., Williams, S., Hitchcock, J., Rees, G. (2016). Dissolved organic carbon delivery from managed flow releases in a montane snowmelt river. Aquatic Sciences: research across boundaries, 78(4), 793-807. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S., Hadwen, W., Roelke, D., Growns, I., Rohlfs, A. (2016). Terrestrial dissolved organic carbon subsidizes estuarine zooplankton: An in situ mesocosm study. Limnology and Oceanography, 61(1), 254-267. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S., Hadwen, W., Growns, I., Rohlfs, A. (2016). Zooplankton responses to freshwater inflows and organic-matter pulses in a wave-dominated estuary. Marine and Freshwater Research, 67(9), 1374-1386. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2015). After the flood: changing dissolved organic carbon bioavailability and bacterial growth following inflows to estuaries. Biogeochemistry, 124, 219-233. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2015). Highs and lows: The effect of differently sized freshwater inflows on estuarine carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, bacteria and chlorophyll a dynamics. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 156(1), 71-82. [More Information]
  • Mitrovic, S., Westhorpe, D., Kobayashi, T., Baldwin, D., Ryan, D., Hitchcock, J. (2014). Short-term changes in zooplankton density and community structure in response to different sources of dissolved organic carbon in an unconstrained lowland river: Evidence for food web support. Journal of Plankton Research, 36(6), 1488-1500. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2013). Different resource limitation by carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus between base flow and high flow conditions for estuarine bacteria and phytoplankton. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 135, 106-115. [More Information]

2019

  • Pearse, R., Hitchcock, J., Keane, H. (2019). Gender, inter/disciplinarity and marginality in the social sciences and humanities: A comparison of six disciplines. Women's Studies International Forum, 72, 109-126. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2019). Microplastic pollution in estuaries across a gradient of human impact. Environmental Pollution, 247, 457-466. [More Information]

2016

  • Rohlfs, A., Mitrovic, S., Williams, S., Hitchcock, J., Rees, G. (2016). Dissolved organic carbon delivery from managed flow releases in a montane snowmelt river. Aquatic Sciences: research across boundaries, 78(4), 793-807. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S., Hadwen, W., Roelke, D., Growns, I., Rohlfs, A. (2016). Terrestrial dissolved organic carbon subsidizes estuarine zooplankton: An in situ mesocosm study. Limnology and Oceanography, 61(1), 254-267. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S., Hadwen, W., Growns, I., Rohlfs, A. (2016). Zooplankton responses to freshwater inflows and organic-matter pulses in a wave-dominated estuary. Marine and Freshwater Research, 67(9), 1374-1386. [More Information]

2015

  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2015). After the flood: changing dissolved organic carbon bioavailability and bacterial growth following inflows to estuaries. Biogeochemistry, 124, 219-233. [More Information]
  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2015). Highs and lows: The effect of differently sized freshwater inflows on estuarine carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, bacteria and chlorophyll a dynamics. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 156(1), 71-82. [More Information]

2014

  • Mitrovic, S., Westhorpe, D., Kobayashi, T., Baldwin, D., Ryan, D., Hitchcock, J. (2014). Short-term changes in zooplankton density and community structure in response to different sources of dissolved organic carbon in an unconstrained lowland river: Evidence for food web support. Journal of Plankton Research, 36(6), 1488-1500. [More Information]

2013

  • Hitchcock, J., Mitrovic, S. (2013). Different resource limitation by carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus between base flow and high flow conditions for estuarine bacteria and phytoplankton. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 135, 106-115. [More Information]

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