These are some recent publications related to the Environmental flows programme.


Booker, D.J., Graynoth, E. (2013). The relative influence of regional and meso-scale habitat features influencing the density and daytime habitat preferences of longfin and shortfin eels. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 47: 1-20.

Budy, P., Thiede, G. P., Lobón-Cerviá, J., Fernandez, G. G. McHugh, P. McIntosh, A. R., Vøllestad, L. A. Becares, E., Jellyman, P. (2013). Limitation and facilitation of one of the world's most invasive fish: an intercontinental comparison. Ecology, 94: 356–367

Corti ,R., Larned, S. T., Datry, T. (2013). A comparison of pitfall-trap and quadrat methods for sampling ground-dwelling invertebrates in dry riverbeds. Hydrobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1563-0.

Datry, T., Larned, S., Fritz, K., Bogan, M., Wood, P., Meyer, E., Santos, A. (2013). Broad-scale patterns of invertebrate richness and community composition in temporary rivers: effects of flow intermittence. Ecography DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-0587.2013.00287.

Jellyman, P.G., Booker, D.J., Crow, S.K., Bonnett, M.L., Jellyman, D.J. (2013). Does one size fit all? An evaluation of length-weight relationships for New Zealand's freshwater fish species. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, DOI:10.1080/00288330.2013.781510.

Kilroy, C., Booker, D., Wech. J., Drummond, L., Snelder, T. (2013). Variability of periphyton standing crop in streams: a comparison of chlorophyll a sampling and visual estimates of cover. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 47(2): 208-224.

Larned, S.T., Datry, T. (2013). Flow variability and longitudinal patterns in parafluvial water chemistry, aquatic invertebrates and microbial activity. Freshwater Biology, (in press).

Lessard, J., Hicks, D.M., Snelder, T., Arscott, D., Larned, S., Booker, D., Suren, A. (2013). Dam Design can Impede Adaptive Management of Environmental Flows: A Case Study from the Opuha Dam, New Zealand. Environmental Management, 51(2): 459-473.

Olsen, D.A., Hayes, J.W., Booker, D.J., Barter, P.J. (2013). A model incorporating disturbance and recovery processes in benthic invertebrate habitat – flow time series. Rivers, Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2649

Snelder, T., Datry, T., Larned, S., Sauquet, E., Lamouroux, N. (2013). Regionalization of patterns of flow intermittence from gauging station records. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, DOI:10.5194/hessd-10-1511-2013.

Snelder, T.H., Booker, D.J. Quinn, J. Kilroy, C. (2013). Predicting periphyton cover frequency distributions for New Zealand rivers. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, (in press).

Snelder, T.H., Rouse, H.L., Franklin, P.A., Booker, D.J., Norton, N., Diettrich, J. (2013). The role of science in setting limits for sustainable water resource use: a case study from New Zealand. Hydrological Sciences, DOI:10.1080/02626667.2013.793799.

Williams, R.D., Brasington, J., Hicks, D.M., Measures, R., Rennie, C.D., Vericat, D. (2013). Hydraulic validation of two-dimensional simulations of braided river flow with spatially continuous adcp data. Water Resources Research (in press), DOI: 10.1002/wrcr.20391 


Booker, D.J., Snelder, T.H., (2012). Comparing methods for estimating flow duration curves at ungauged sites. Journal of Hydrology. 434-435, 78-94.

Bothwell, M.L., Kilroy, C., Taylor, B.W., James, D.A., Gillis, C-A., Bladon, K.D., Silins, K.D. (2012). Iron is not responsible for Didymosphenia geminata bloom formation in phosphorus-poor rivers rivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 69: 1723-1727 

Cullis, J, Gillis, C-A., Bothwell, M.L., Kilroy, C., Packman, A., Hassan, M. (2012). A conceptual model for the growth, persistence, and blooming behavior of the benthic mat-forming diatom Didymosphenia geminata in oligotrophic streams. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, (in press).

Doehring, K, Young, R., McIntosh, A., (2012). Facilitation of upstream passage for juveniles of a weakly-swimming migratory galaxiid. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. iFirst DOI:10.1080/00288330.2011.639787

Greer, M.J.C., Closs, G.P, Crow, S.K., Hicks, A.S., (2012). Complete versus partial macrophyte removal: the impacts of two drain management techniques strategies on freshwater fish in lowland New Zealand streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish: In press, DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2012.00569.x

Hicks, D.M., (2012). Remotely-sensed topographic change in gravel riverbeds with flowing channels. Chapter 23 In "Gravel Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments", M. Church, P. Biron, and A. Roy (eds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester.

Kelly, L., Hay, J., Goodwin, E., Hughes, N., Hayes, J., (2012). Flow related models for simulating river hydraulics, invertebrate drift transport, and foraging energetics of drift-feeding salmonids: User guide (Version 1.1). 31p. + Appendices. User manual updated and models posted Cawthron website for free download.…

Kilroy, C., Bothwell, M.R., (2012). Didymosphenia geminata growth rates and bloom formation in relation to ambient dissolved phosphorus concentration. Freshwater Biology 57: 641-653.

Lamouroux N., Merigoux S., Doledec S., Snelder, T.H. (2012). Transferability of hydraulic preference models for aquatic macroinvertebrates River Research and Applications, (in press).

Larned, S. T., (2012). Groundwater ecosystems: a research frontier for freshwater ecology. Freshwater Biology 57: 885-906.

Lessard, J., Arscott, D., Booker, D., Hicks, D. M., Larned, S., Snelder, T., Suren, A., (2012). Dam design can impede adaptive management of environmental flows: a case study from the Opuha Dam, New Zealand. Environmental Management, (in press).

McHugh, P. A., McIntosh, A. R., Howard, S., Budy, P., (2012). Niche flexibility and trout–galaxiid co-occurrence in a hydrologically diverse riverine landscape. Biological invasions, online early DOI 10.1007/s10530-012-0237-6.

McIntosh, A. R., McHugh, P., Budy, P., (2012). Chapter 24, Salmo trutta L. (Brown Trout). Pp 287-299 in Francis, R. A. (Editor), A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species. Earthscan, London.

Novis, P.M., Braidwood, J., Kilroy, C. (2012). Small diatoms (Bacillariophyta) in cultures from the Styx River, New Zealand, including descriptions of three new species. Phytotaxa, 64:11-45.

Olsen, D.A., Hayes, J.W., Booker, D.J., Barter, P.J. (2012). A model incorporating disturbance and recovery processes in benthic invertebrate habitat – flow time series. River Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2649. 

Reid, B., Hernández, K., Frangópulos, M., Bauer, G., Lorca, M., Kilroy, C., Spaulding, S., (2012). The invasion of the freshwater diatom Didymosphenia geminata in Patagonia: prospects, strategies, and implications for biosecurity of invasive species in continental waters. Conservation Letters, (in press).

Snelder T., Ortiz J.B., Booker D., Lamouroux, N., Pella H., Shankar, U., (2012). Can bottom-up procedures improve the performance of stream classifications? Aquatic Sciences. 74, 45-59.

Snelder T.H., Booker, D.J., (2012). Natural flow regime classifications are sensitive to definition procedures. River Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2581 

Tipa,G. (2012). Environmental flow assessments: a participatory process enabling Maori cultural values to inform flow regime setting. In Johnston, B., Hiwasaki, L., Klaver, I., (Eds), Water, A Cultural Diversity & Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures? UNESCO International Hydrological Programme; Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN); UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative; Center for Political Ecology. 

Williams, R.D., Brasington, J., Vericat, D., Hicks, M., Neal, M., Labrosse, F., (2012). Case Study: Monitoring braided river change using terrestrial laser scanning and optical bathymetric mapping. In: M.J. Smith, P. Paron and J. Griffiths (eds), Geomorphological Mapping: methods and applications. Elsevier, London.

Williamson, W.M., Close, M.E., Leonard, M.L., Webber, J.B., Lin, S., (2012). Groundwater biofilm dynamics grown in situ along a nutrient gradient. Ground Water doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2011.00904.x


Corti, R., Datry, T., Drummond, L., Larned, S. T., (2011). Natural variation in immersion and emersion affects breakdown and invertebrate colonization of leaf litter in a temporary river. Aquatic Sciences, 73: 537-550.

Doehring, K. A. M., McIntosh, A. R., and Young, R. G., (2011). Factors affecting juvenile galaxiid passage at culverts. Marine and Freshwater Research 62, 38–45.

Hicks, D.M., (2011). Downstream effects of a large hydro-power scheme on a gravel-bed braided river and alluvial-fan coast: Waitaki River, New Zealand. Published in Proceedings of RCEM2011: River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Beijing, China, September 2011.

Hoyle, J., Brooks, A., Spencer, J., (2011). Modelling reach-scale variability in sediment mobility: An approach for within-reach prioritization of river rehabilitation works. River Research and Applications. doi: 10.1002/rra.1472

McDowell, R.W., Snelder, T.H., Littlejohn, R., Hickey, M., Cox, N., Booker, D.J., (2011). Managing water quality in an agricultural catchment relative to a natural baseline contaminant loads. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment.

Memory, J. M., Crow, S. K., (2011). Habitat suitability curves for juvenile lamprey (Geotria austalis). Dissertation for the University of Birmingham.

Pella H., Lejot J., Lamouroux N., Snelder T., (2011). Le réseau hydrographique théorique (RHT) français et ses attributs environnementaux (The theoretical hydrographical network (RHT) for France and its environmental attributes). Géomorphologie : relief, processus, environnement.

Snelder T., Booker D., Lamouroux, N., (2011). A method to assess and define environmental flow rules for large jurisdictional regions. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 47: 828-840. DOI: 10.1111 ⁄ j.1752-1688.2011.00556.x 

Snelder T.H., Lamouroux N. & Pella H. (2011). Empirical modelling of large scale patterns in river bed-surface grain-size Geomorphology, 127, 189-197.

Williams, R., Brasington, J., Vericat, D., Hicks, M., Labrossee, F., Neal, M., (2011). Monitoring braided river change using Terrestrial Laser Scanning and optical bathymetric mapping. Developments in Earth Surface Processes, Volume 15 ISSN: 0928-2025, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53446-0.00020-3