Helen Warburton

LecturerHelen Warburton

Freshwater Ecology
Beatrice Tinsley Rm 424
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

  • Barrett IC., McIntosh AR., Febria CM., Graham SE., Burdon FJ., Pomeranz JPF. and Warburton HJ. (2022) Integrative analysis of stressor gradients reveals multiple discrete trait-defined axes underlie community assembly. Ecosphere 13(7) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.4164.
  • Gladstone-Gallagher RV., Tylianakis J., Yletyinen J., Dakos V., Douglas EJ., Greenhalgh S., Hewitt J., Hikuroa D., Lade S. and Le Heron R. (2022) Social-ecological connections across land, water, and sea demand a reprioritization of environmental management.. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 10(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00075.
  • Greig HS., McHugh PA., Thompson RM., Warburton HJ. and McIntosh AR. (2022) Habitat size influences community stability. Ecology 103(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3545.
  • Barrett IC., McIntosh AR., Febria CM. and Warburton HJ. (2021) Negative resistance and resilience: Biotic mechanisms underpin delayed biological recovery in stream restoration. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 288(1947) http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0354.
  • Fraley KM., Warburton HJ., Jellyman PG., Kelly D. and McIntosh AR. (2021) The influence of pastoral and native forest land cover, flooding disturbance, and stream size on the trophic ecology of New Zealand streams. Austral Ecology 46(5): 833-846. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.13028.