Emeritus Professor Bruce Thom

A12 - Macleay Building
The University of Sydney

Research interests

Coastal land use planning and coastal management

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Kay, R., Haines, A., Rosenzweig, C., Steffen, W., Thom, B. (2013). Conversations on adaptation effectiveness. In J Palutikof, S L Boulter, A Ash, M Stafford Smith, M Parry, M Waschka, D Guitart (Eds.), Climate Adaptation Futures, (pp. 75-86). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Thom, B. (2012). The Environment. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 207-218). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.

Journals

  • Thom, B., McKenzie, F. (2011). The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group. Geographical Research, 49(3), 348-361. [More Information]
  • Thom, B., Keene, J., Cowell, P., Daley, M. (2010). East Australian marine abrasion surface. Geological Society Special Publication, 346, 57-69. [More Information]
  • Downey, P., Cherry, H., Crane, A., Gannaway, D., Macdonald, M., McGaw, C., Morley, T., Roberts, D., Thom, B., Tucker, P., et al (2008). Future directions for bitou bush and boneseed management in Australia. Plant Protection Quarterly, 23(1), 22-23.
  • Haines, P., Thom, B. (2007). Climate change impacts on entrance processes of intermittently open/closed coastal lagoons in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, (Special Issue 50), 242-246.
  • Cowell, P., Thom, B., Jones, R., Everts, C., Simanovic, D. (2006). Management of uncertainty in predicting climate-change impacts on beaches. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(1), 232-245.
  • Haines, P., Tomlinson, R., Thom, B. (2006). Morphometric assessment of intermittently open/closed coastal lagoons in New South Wales, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 67(1-2), 321-332. [More Information]
  • Cowell, P., Thom, B. (2006). Reply to: Pilkey, O.H. and Cooper, A.G., 2006. Discussion of: Cowell et al., 2006. Management of Uncertainty in Predicting Climate-Change Impacts on Beaches, Journal of Coastal Research, 22(2), 232-245; Journal of Coastal Reseearch 22 (6) 1577-1579. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(6), 1580-1584.
  • Hennecke, W., Greve, C., Cowell, P., Thom, B. (2004). Gis-Based Coastal Behavior Modeling And Simulation Of Potential Land And Property Loss: Implications Of Sea-Level Rise At Collaroy/Narrabeen Beach, Sydney (Australia). Coastal Management, 32(4), 449-470.

Reference Works

  • Thom, B., Cowell, P. (2005). Coastal changes, gradual. Encyclopedia of Coastal Science. (Vol. 1, pp. 251-253). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

2013

  • Kay, R., Haines, A., Rosenzweig, C., Steffen, W., Thom, B. (2013). Conversations on adaptation effectiveness. In J Palutikof, S L Boulter, A Ash, M Stafford Smith, M Parry, M Waschka, D Guitart (Eds.), Climate Adaptation Futures, (pp. 75-86). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

2012

  • Thom, B. (2012). The Environment. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 207-218). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.

2011

  • Thom, B., McKenzie, F. (2011). The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group. Geographical Research, 49(3), 348-361. [More Information]

2010

  • Thom, B., Keene, J., Cowell, P., Daley, M. (2010). East Australian marine abrasion surface. Geological Society Special Publication, 346, 57-69. [More Information]

2008

  • Downey, P., Cherry, H., Crane, A., Gannaway, D., Macdonald, M., McGaw, C., Morley, T., Roberts, D., Thom, B., Tucker, P., et al (2008). Future directions for bitou bush and boneseed management in Australia. Plant Protection Quarterly, 23(1), 22-23.

2007

  • Haines, P., Thom, B. (2007). Climate change impacts on entrance processes of intermittently open/closed coastal lagoons in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, (Special Issue 50), 242-246.

2006

  • Cowell, P., Thom, B., Jones, R., Everts, C., Simanovic, D. (2006). Management of uncertainty in predicting climate-change impacts on beaches. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(1), 232-245.
  • Haines, P., Tomlinson, R., Thom, B. (2006). Morphometric assessment of intermittently open/closed coastal lagoons in New South Wales, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 67(1-2), 321-332. [More Information]
  • Cowell, P., Thom, B. (2006). Reply to: Pilkey, O.H. and Cooper, A.G., 2006. Discussion of: Cowell et al., 2006. Management of Uncertainty in Predicting Climate-Change Impacts on Beaches, Journal of Coastal Research, 22(2), 232-245; Journal of Coastal Reseearch 22 (6) 1577-1579. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(6), 1580-1584.

2005

  • Thom, B., Cowell, P. (2005). Coastal changes, gradual. Encyclopedia of Coastal Science. (Vol. 1, pp. 251-253). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

2004

  • Hennecke, W., Greve, C., Cowell, P., Thom, B. (2004). Gis-Based Coastal Behavior Modeling And Simulation Of Potential Land And Property Loss: Implications Of Sea-Level Rise At Collaroy/Narrabeen Beach, Sydney (Australia). Coastal Management, 32(4), 449-470.

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