This issue honours the 30th anniversary of the seminal paper on the subject by Mark Westoby, Brian Walker and the late Imanuel Noy-Meir. It is a collection of already published papers which have drawn on their concepts. The issue includes a new editorial by Brian Walker and Mark Westoby that reflects on their early thinking behind state and transition models and commentary on its evolution. The issue will be available free to read online until 31 August 2020. You can access it here
The Australian Rangeland Society and CSIRO Publishing released a new virtual issue of The Rangeland Journal on 1 June 2020, titled Rangeland Dynamics and State and Transition models: an Enduring Conceptual and Practical Framework.