Helen Warburton

Research Associate - Coach StreamHelen Warburton

Freshwater Ecology
Julius von Haast Rm 331
Internal Phone: 95212


Research Interests

My research focuses on understanding the structure and dynamics of communities with the aim of testing and developing ecological theory that is fundamental for the effective management of ecosystems.

Recent Publications

  • Atkinson CL., Parr TB., van Ee BC., Knapp DD., Winebarger M., Madoni KJ. and Haag WR. (2020) Length-mass equations for freshwater unionid mussel assemblages: Implications for estimating ecosystem function. Freshwater Science 39(3): 377-390. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/708950.
  • Boddy NC., Fraley KM., Warburton HJ., Jellyman PG., Booker DJ., Kelly D. and McIntosh AR. (2020) Big impacts from small abstractions: The effects of surface water abstraction on freshwater fish assemblages. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30(1): 159-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3232.
  • Collins KE., Febria CM., Devlin HS., Hogsden KL., Warburton HJ., Goeller BC., McIntosh AR. and Harding JS. (2020) Trialling tools using hand-weeding, weed mat and artificial shading to control nuisance macrophyte growth at multiple scales in small agricultural waterways. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 54(3): 512-526. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2020.1722185.
  • Fraley KM., Warburton HJ., Jellyman PG., Kelly D. and McIntosh AR. (2020) Do body mass and habitat factors predict trophic position in temperate stream fishes? Freshwater Science 39(3): 000-000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/709131.
  • Meijer CG., Warburton HJ. and McIntosh AR. (2020) Disentangling the multiple effects of stream drying and riparian canopy cover on the trophic ecology of a highly threatened fish. Freshwater Biology http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13620.