Helen Warburton

Research AssociateHelen 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

  • 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.
  • Hogsden K., O’Brien S., Bartlett S., Warburton H., Devlin H., Collins K., Febria C., Goeller B., McIntosh A. and Harding J. (2021) Riparian plant species offer a range of organic resources to stream invertebrate communities through varied leaf breakdown rates. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2021.2005637.
  • Meijer CG., Warburton HJ. and McIntosh AR. (2021) Disentangling the multiple effects of stream drying and riparian canopy cover on the trophic ecology of a highly threatened fish. Freshwater Biology 66(1): 102-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13620.