Dr Neil David Mitchell

MA (Oxford), MSc (UCNW), PhD (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)

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Honorary Academic

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Species-climate interactions and the effects of climate change
  • Restoration ecology and biodiversity management
  • Ecological management of production environments
  • Soil ecology and AM fungi

Recent research projects

  • Ecological restoration of Tiritiri Matangi island and other islands.
  • Analysis of the distribution and spread of native and invasive species together with the consequences of climate change.
  • Soil ecology and the restoration of damaged soils

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Schwendenmann, L., & Mitchell, N. D. (2014). Carbon accumulation by native trees and soils in an urban park, Auckland. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 38 (2), 213-220. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/23202
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Luitgard Schwendenmann
  • Galbraith, M., Craig, J., Mitchell, N., & Cooper, H. (2013). Introduction to the special issue on Tiritiri Matangi Island. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 37 (3)
  • Mitchell, N. D. (2013). Tiritiri Matangi Island: What if nothing had been done?. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 37 (3), 261-265.
  • Mitchell, N. D., & Xu, B. (2011). Measuring Impacts and Defining Biodiversity Offset Specifications for the Tahi NZ Eco-resort. 1-119. Auckland: Uniservices Ltd.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/16762
  • Xu, B., & Mitchell, N. D. (2011). Carbon sequestration by trees on the city campus. Report commissioned by the University of Auckland. 1-15.
  • Hankin, R., & Mitchell, N. D. (2011). Resolving the anomaly of bare habitable ground in Daisyworld. Tellus, 63 (1), 140-143. 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00511.x
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13341
  • Stone, L. J., & Mitchell, N. D. (2011). Carbon management by the University of Auckland. Paper presented at Carbon dioxide in the urban atmosphere, Auckland. 1 December - 2 December 2011.
  • Craig, J. L., Mitchell, N. D., Ussher, G., & Ward, G. (2011). Measuring biodiversity offsets: market funding for restoration.. Paper presented at 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Auckland. 5 December - 9 December 2011.

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level B, Room B00C11
New Zealand