NIWA is part of an international team of researchers contributing to the MBIE-funded Forest Flows programme. Forest Flows is a five-year research programme, led by Scion, looking at how we can create and maintain climate-resilient landscapes to provide beneficial outcomes for all New Zealanders.
Freshwater Update 90, April 2023
5 April 2023
Freshwater Update 90 shares stories on hydrological science, freshwater insects, freshwater monitoring and fish migration barriers.
Intense competition for water is putting pressure on the life-giving resource, elevating demand for expert research to improve water management systems.
Most New Zealand cities and towns have switched over to modern Light-Emitting Diode (LED) street lighting, which provides improved illumination at lower operational cost.
Nearly half of New Zealand's river network is partially or fully inaccessible to migratory fish, a new study shows.
Rasool Porhemmat is a hydrologist at NIWA based in Christchurch.
Electronic field form templates have been developed to support community-based monitoring (CBM) groups to capture stream health observations and measurements in an efficient and standardised way.
Kane Clare is a freshwater ecologist technician based in Hamilton.