Publications by: Alastair Birtles

Also publishes as (A. Birtles, Robert Alastair Birtles, R. Alastair Birtles, R. A. Birtles)

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Goldberg, Jeremy, Birtles, Alastair, Marshall, Nadine, Curnock, Matthew, Case, Peter, and Beeden, Roger (2017) The role of Great Barrier Reef tourism operators in addressing climate change through strategic communication and direct action. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. (In Press)

Goldberg, Jeremy, Marshall, Nadine, Birtles, Alastair, Case, Peter, Bohensky, Erin, Curnock, Matt, Gooch, Margaret, Parry-Husbands, Howard, Pert, Petina, Tobin, Renae, Villani, Christopher, and Visperas, Bernard (2016) Climate change, the Great Barrier Reef, and the response of Australians. Palgrave Communications, 2. pp. 1-8.

Mustika, Putu Liza Kusuma, Birtles, Alastair, Everingham, Yvette, and Marsh, Helene (2015) Evaluating the potential disturbance from dolphin watching in Lovina, north Bali, Indonesia. Marine Mammal Science, 31 (2). pp. 808-817.

Beeden, R.J., Turner, M.A., Dryden, J., Merida, F., Goudkamp, K., Malone, C., Marshall, P.A., Birtles, A., and Maynard, J.A. (2014) Rapid survey protocol that provides dynamic information on reef condition to managers of the Great Barrier Reef. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 186 (12). pp. 8527-8540.

Goldberg, Jeremy, Marshall, Nadine, Gooch, Margaret, Birtles, Alastair, Bohensky, Erin, Curnock, Matt, Parry-Husbands, Howard, Pert, Petina, Stone-Jovicich, Samantha, Tobin, Renae C., and Villani, Chris (2014) The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013: The Great Barrier Reef National Survey. Report. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

Curnock, Matthew I., Birtles, R. Alastair, and Valentine, Peter S. (2013) Increased use levels, effort, and spatial distribution of tourists swimming with dwarf minke whales at the Great Barrier Reef. Tourism in Marine Environments, 9 (1-2). pp. 5-17.

Mustika, Putu Liza Kusuma, Birtles, Alastair, Everingham, Yvette, and Marsh, Helene (2013) The human dimensions of wildlife tourism in a developing country: watching spinner dolphins at Lovina, Bali, Indonesia. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 21 (2). pp. 229-251.

Halliday, Allison, Horton, Hank, and Birtles, Alastair (2013) The role and importance of the Australian World Heritage Indigenous Network (AWHIN) in achieving best practice management of World Heritage in Australia. In: Figgis, Penelope, Leverington, Andrea, Mackay, Richard, Maclean, Andrew, and Valentine, Peter, (eds.) Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional: the future of world heritage in Australia. Australian Committee for IUCN, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 158-163.

Mustika, Putu Liza Kusuma, Birtles, Alastair, Welters, Riccardo, and Marsh, Helene (2012) The economic influence of community-based dolphin watching on a local economy in a developing country: implications for conservation. Ecological Economics, 79. pp. 11-20.

Mangott, Arnold Hubert, Birtles, Robert Alastair, and Marsh, Helene (2011) Attraction of dwarf minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata to vessels and swimmers in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area – the management challenges of an inquisitive whale. Journal of Ecotourism, 10 (1). pp. 64-76.

Birtles, Alastair, and Mangott, Arnold (2011) Highly interactive behaviour of inquisitive dwarf minke whales. In: Brakes, Philippa, and Simmonds, Mark Peter, (eds.) Whales & Dolphins: cognition, culture, conservation and human perceptions. Earthscan, London, UK, pp. 140-148.

Curnock, Matthew, Birtles, Alastair, and Valentine, Peter (2011) Mechanisms for assessing the sustainability of swim-with-whales tourism in the Great Barrier Reef. In: 3rd Australian National Network in Marine Science Conference, pp. 1-5. From: 3rd Australian National Network in Marine Science Conference, 29 November - 1 December 2011, Perth. (Unpublished)

Stoeckl, Natalie, Birtles, Alastair, Farr, Marina, Mangott, Arnold, Curnock, Matthew, and Valentine, Peter (2010) Live-aboard dive boats in the Great Barrier Reef: regional economic impact and the relative values of their target marine species. Tourism Economics, 16 (4). pp. 995-1018.

Stoeckl, N., Birtles, A., Valentine, P., Farr, M., Curnock, M., Mangott, A., and Sobtzick, S. (2010) Understanding the Social and Economic Values of Key Marine Species in the Great Barrier Reef: MTSRF Project 4.8.6(a) Final Report, June 2010 with a section focusing on marine turtles. Report. Reef & Rainforest Research Centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Curnock, Matthew, Birtles, Alastair, and Valentine, Peter (2009) Key steps towards adaptive management of a whalewatching industry: developing sustainability objectives and indicators for the swimming-with-dwarf minke whales activity in the Great Barrier Reef. In: 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, p. 1. From: 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec. (Unpublished)

Birtles, A., Arnold, P., Curnock, M., Salmon, S., Mangott, A., Sobtzick, S., Valentine, P., Caillaud, A., and Rumney, J. (2008) Code of Practice for dwarf minke whale interactions in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Curnock, Matthew, Birtles, Alastair, and Valentine, Peter (2008) Developing sustainability objectives and indicators for swim-with-minke whales tourism in the Great Barrier Reef. In: CAUTHE 2008 Conference, pp. 1-5. From: CAUTHE 2008 Conference: Tourism and Hospitality Research , Training and Practice, 11-14 Feb,2008, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Birtles, R.A., and Arnold, P.W. (2008) Dwarf Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). In: Van Dyck, Steve, and Straham, Ronald, (eds.) The Mammals of Australia. Reed New Holland, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 792-794.

Hyams, William, Grant, Ernie, Birtles, Alastair, and Valentine, Peter (2008) Finding new meaning for old values: Aboriginal cultural tourism planning in and adjacent to protected areas. Report Section. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Hyams, W., Birtles, A., Valentine, P., and Rist, P. (2008) Indigenous tourism in protected areas: issues and possibilities. In: Proceedings of Australian Protected Areas Congress 2008, pp. 67-68. From: Australian Protected Areas Congress 2008, 24-28 November 2008, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia.

Hyams, William, Valentine, Peter, Birtles, Alastair, and Grant, Ernie (2008) Integrating indigenous knowledge systems into cultural tourism planning. In: Proceedings of the International Conference 2008: cultural and event tourism: issues & debates, pp. 310-337. From: International Conference 2008: cultural and event tourism: issues & debates, 5 - 9 November 2008, Alanya, Turkey.

Birtles, A., Valentine, P.S., Curnock, M., Mangott, A., and Sobtzick, S. (2008) Managing the swimming-with-dwarf minke whales tourism industry in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: developing collaboration between managers, industry and researchers. In: Proceedings of Australian Protected Areas Congress 2008, pp. 190-192. From: Australian Protected Areas Congress 2008, 24-28 November 2008, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia.

Dunstan, A., Sobtzick, S., Birtles, A., and Arnold, P. (2007) Use of videogrammetry to estimate length to provide population demographics of dwarf minke whales in the northern Great Barrier Reef. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 9 (3). pp. 215-223.

Larsen, Kathryn A., Valentine, Peter, and Birtles, Alastair (2006) Nuisance, necessity or asset? National parks rangers' perceptions of tourism, organisational policies and institutional support. Australasian Parks and Leisure, 9 (2). pp. 42-46.

Arnold , Peter W., Birtles, R. Alastair, Dunstan, Andy , Lukoschek, Vimoksalehi, and Matthews, Monique (2005) Colour patterns of the dwarf minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata sensu lato: description, cladistic analysis and taxonomic implications. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 51 (2). pp. 277-307.

Arnold, P.W., Birtles, R. A., Sobtzick, S., Matthews, M., and Dunstan, A. (2005) Gulping behaviour in rorqual whales: underwater observations and functional interpretation. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 51 (2). pp. 309-332.

Birtles, Alastair, Curnock, Matthew, Dobbs, Kirstin, Smyth, Dermot, Arnold, Peter, Marsh, Helene, Valentine, Peter, Limpus, Colin, Hyams, William, Dunstan, Andy, Charles, David, Gatley, Cathy, Mangott, Arnold, Miller, Dean, Hodgson, Amanda, Emerick, Samantha, and Kendrick, Alan (2005) Code of Practice for the Sustainable Management of Dugong and Marine Turtle Tourism in Australia. Report. James Cook University. (Unpublished)

Birtles, Alastair, Curnock, Matthew, Dobbs, Kirstin, Smyth, Dermot, Arnold, Peter, Marsh, Helene, Valentine, Peter, Limpus, Colin, Hyams, William, Dunstan, Andy, Charles, David, Gatley, Cathy, Mangott, Arnold, Miller, Dean, Hodgson, Amanda, Emerick, Samantha, and Kendrick, Alan (2005) Towards Sustainable Management of Dugong and Turtle Tourism: final report to the Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage - Phase II. Report. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Valentine, Peter S., Birtles, Alastair, Curnock, Matt, Arnold, Peter, and Dunstan, Andy (2004) Getting closer to whales - passenger expectations and experiences, and the management of swim with dwarf minke whale interactions in the Great Barrier Reef. Tourism Management, 25 (6). pp. 647-655.

Valentine, Peter, and Birtles, Alastair (2004) Wildlife watching. In: Higginbottom, Karen, (ed.) Wildlife Tourism: impacts, management and planning. Common Ground Publishing, Altona, VIC, Australia, pp. 15-34.

Sugiarti, Rara, Ernawati, Diyah, and Birtles, Alastair (2003) The potential for developing ecologically sustainable rural tourism in Surakarta, Indonesia: a case study. ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2 (2). pp. 78-90.

Birtles, R.A., Arnold, P.W., and Dunstan, A.J. (2002) Commercial swim programs with dwarf minke whales on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia: some characteristics of the encounters with management implications. Australian Mammalogy, 24 (1). pp. 23-38.

Birtles, Alastair, Valentine, Peter S, Curnock, Matthew, Arnold, Peter, and Dunstan, Andy (2002) Incorporating visitor experiences into ecologically sustainable dwarf minke whale tourism in the northern Great Barrier Reef. UNSPECIFIED. CRC Reef Research Centre Ltd, Townsville, Queensland.

Birtles, Alastair, Valentine, Peter, and Curnock, Matthew (2001) Tourism Based on Free-Ranging Marine Wildlife: opportunities and responsibilities. Report. CRC for Sustainable Tourism, Gold Coast.

Butler, Barry, Birtles, Alastair, Pearson, Richard, and Jones, Kim (1996) Ecotourism, water quality and wet tropics streams. Report. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

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