Helen Warburton

Research Associate: Stream RestorationHelen 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

  • Collins KE., Febria CM., Warburton HJ., Devlin HS., Hogsden KL., Goeller BC., McIntosh AR. and Harding JS. (2019) Evaluating practical macrophyte control tools on small agricultural waterways in Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 53(2): 182-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2018.1487454.
  • Eveleens RA., McIntosh AR. and Warburton HJ. (2019) Interactive community responses to disturbance in streams: disturbance history moderates the influence of disturbance types. Oikos http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.05868.
  • Meijer CG., Warburton HJ., Harding JS. and McIntosh AR. (2019) Shifts in population size structure for a drying-tolerant fish in response to extreme drought. Austral Ecology http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12709.
  • Pomeranz JPF., Warburton HJ. and Harding JS. (2019) Anthropogenic mining alters macroinvertebrate size spectra in streams. Freshwater Biology 64(1): 81-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13196.
  • Fraley KM., Warburton HJ., Jellyman PG., Kelly D. and McIntosh AR. (2018) Responsiveness of fish mass–abundance relationships and trophic metrics to flood disturbance, stream size, land cover and predator taxa presence in headwater streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 27(4): 999-1014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eff.12410.