UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr Tonny Tessa de Vries

Civil and Natural Resources Engineering



Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 95963

Office: Civil & Natural Resources Engineering e431

Researcher Summary

Irrigation engineering, climate change, water resources engineering, agriculture

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Groups

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Journal Article
  • Dang TD., Cochrane TA., Arias ME., Van PDT. and de Vries TT. (2016) Hydrological alterations from water infrastructure development in the Mekong floodplains. Hydrological Processes 30(21): 3824-3838. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10894.
  • Bustan A., Pasternak D., Pirogova I., Durikov M., devries TT., El-Meccawi S. and Degen AA. (2005) Evaluation of saltgrass as a fodder crop for livestock. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 85(12): 2077-2084. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.2227.
  • Anwar AA. and de Vries TT. (2004) Closure to "Hydraulically efficient power-law channels" by Arif A. Anwar and Tonny T. de Vries.". Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering-ASCE 130(5): 447.
Conference Contribution - Published
  • Hannah M., Wicks M., O'Sullivan A., de Vries T. and Yeoman G. (2013) Designing and Implementing Green Roofs for WSUD in Australasia - A Trans-Tasman Collaboration. Gold Coast, Australia: 8th International Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD 2013) Conference, 25-29 Nov 2013. In Proceedings of the 8th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference, Engineers Australia: 1-12. | http://www.wsud2013.org/files/pdf/wsud13_proceedings_non-peer-review_reduced2.pdf.
  • O'Sullivan A., de Vries TT. and Scouller J. (2013) Characterising stormwater budgets and water quality runoff from green roof systems in Christchurch. Auckland, New Zealand: 8th South Pacific Stormwater Conference, 8-10 May 2013. : 16.
  • de Vries TT., Cochrane T., Talia'uli A. and Kilgour R. (2011) Influence of wind breaks and shade on evapotranspiration. Palm Springs, CA, USA: 2011 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, 22-26 May 2011.
  • de VT., Cochrane T. and Galtier A. (2010) Saving irrigation water by accounting for windbreaks.
  • De Vries TT. and Weatherhead EK. (2005) Adapting to irrigation water scarcity due to climate change in eastern England. In World Water Congress 2005: Impacts of Global Climate Change - Proceedings of the 2005 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress: 511. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40792(173)511.
Conference Contribution - Other
  • Cochrane TA., De Vries TT., Kilaka E. and Webster-Brown J. (2016) Quantifying Water Savings with Windbreaks. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA: 10th International Symposium on Agriculture and the Environment, 23-26 May 2016
  • Webster-brown JG., Kilaka E., Cochrane T. and de Vries T. (2016) The effects if windbreaks on spary irrigation evaporation. Queenstown, NZ: NZ Hydrological Society Annual Conference, 28 Nov-2 Dec 2016
  • de Vries TT. and Anwar AA. (2015) Equitable canal water allocation. Austin, TX, USA: 2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 17-21 May 2015
Report
  • De VT. (2014) Equitable canal water allocation (deliverable B1).University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.
  • de Vries TT. (2012) Sequential irrigation without night time operations.Commissioned by International Water Management Institute. 23.
  • Jeffrey P., Muro M. and de Vries TT. (2007) Mitigation of Water Stress through new Approaches to Integrating Management, Technical, Economic and Institutional Instruments. D5.2-2b: Deployment and evaluation protocols, comparison, general framework and local adaptationsMitigation of Water Stress through new Approaches to Integrating Management, Technical, Economic and Institutional Instruments. D5.2-2b: Deployment and evaluation protocols, comparison, general framework and local adaptationsMitigation of Water Stress through new Approaches to Integrating Management, Technical, Economic and Institutional Instruments. D5.2-2b: Deployment and evaluation protocols, comparison, general framework and local adaptations.Commissioned by European Union. AquaStress. 18pp.
  • Franceys R., Perry C., Fonseca F., Gerlach E., de Vries TT. and Acheampong K. (2006) Intermediary Report: Guidelines for Water User Fees and Cost Recovery for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Projects.Commissioned by African Development Bank. 109pp.
  • Jeffrey P. and de Vries TT. (2006) Mitigation of Water Stress through new Approaches to Integrating Management, Technical, Economic and Institutional Instruments: Synthesis and Advice Report.Commissioned by European Union: AquaStress. 6pp.
  • Weatherhead EK., Knox JW., de Vries TT., Ramsden S., Gibbons J., Arnell NW., Odoni N., Hiscock K., Sandhu C. and Saich A. (2005) Sustainable water resources: A framework for assessing adaptation options in the rural sector.Commissioned by Tyndall Centre for Climate Change. 81pp.