Helen Warburton

Research Associate - ScienceHelen Warburton

Freshwater Ecology
Julius von Haast Rm 331
Internal Phone: 95212

Qualifications

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

  • 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.
  • 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 128: 1170-1181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.05868.