Dr Christine Stone is Leader of the Forest Science team in NSW DPI Forestry. The DPI Forest Science team undertakes research and development in the areas of: forest ecology & sustainability; forest health & biosecurity; forest resource assessment; carbon in forests, wood products & bioenergy and forest monitoring. She is also a Senior Principal Research Scientist. She is recognised as a national authority on the application of remote sensing technologies for the assessment and monitoring of forests and timber plantations. In 2017 Christine was awarded the Institute of Foresters of Australia’s N.W. Jolly Medal, their most prestigious honour for outstanding service to the profession of forestry.
Stone, C. & Mohammed, C. (2017) Application of remote sensing technologies for assessing planted forests damaged by insect pests and fungal pathogens: A Review. Current Forestry Reports 3:75-92.
Haywood, A. & Stone, C. (2017) Estimating large area forest carbon stocks – A pragmatic design based strategy. Forests 8: Article 99, doi: 10.3390/f8040099.
Haywood, A., Thrum, K., Mellor, A. & Stone, C. (2018) Monitoring Victoria’s public forests: implementation of the Victorian Forest Monitoring Program. Southern Forests – a Journal of Forest Science 80:185-194.
Iqbal, I.A., Osborn J., Stone, C., Lucieer, A., Dell, M. & McCoull, C. (2018) Evaluating the robustness of point clouds from small format photography over a Pinus radiata plantation. Australian Forestry 81:162-176.
Pearse, G., Watt, M.S., Dash, J.P., Stone, C. & Caccamo, G. (2019) Comparison of models describing forest inventory attributes using standard and voxel-based lidar predictors across a range of pulse densities. Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. 78:341-351.
Dell, M., Stone, C., Osborn, J., Glen, M. et al. (2019) Detection of necrotic foliage in a young Eucalyptus pellita plantation using unmanned aerial vehicle RGB photography – a demonstration of concept. Australian Forestry 82:79-88.