Helen Warburton

LecturerHelen Warburton

Freshwater Ecology
Beatrice Tinsley Rm 424


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

  • Hogsden K., O’Brien S., Bartlett S., Warburton H., Devlin H., Collins K., Febria C., Goeller B., McIntosh A. and Harding J. (2023) 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 57(1): 136-151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2021.2005637.
  • 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.