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Freshwater Ecology Research Group

FERG People

Academic Staff

Angus McIntoshProfessor Angus R. McIntosh

Mackenzie Foundation Chair in Freshwater Ecology
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5186 extn 95186
angus.mcintosh@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Aquatic ecosystem size; effects of flooding and low flows; urban stream ecosystems; agricultural waterways; population and community ecology; native New Zealand fish.


Jon HardingProfessor Jon S. Harding

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5135 extn 95135
Cellphone: +64 3 21 704 797
jon.harding@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Effects of riparian management, forest fragmentation, mining and urbanisation on stream communities.

 Mike WinterbournEmeritus Professor Michael J. Winterbourn

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
michael.winterbourn@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Ecology and life histories of stream invertebrates.


Dr Helen Warburton

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5212 extn 95212
helen.warburton@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Food web ecology; predator-prey relationships; allometric scaling; stream communities; environmental gradients; ecosystem size.

 


Linda Morris

Linda Morris

Technical support
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5196 extn 95196
linda.morris@canterbury.ac.nz

Hayley DevlinHayley Devlin

Research assistant
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5144 extn 95144
hayley.devlin@canterbury.ac.nz




Dr Catherine Febria

Postdoctoral research fellow
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5148 extn 95148
catherine.febria@canterbury.ac.nz
Research Interests: Ecosystem ecology; biogeochemistry; microbial ecology; restoration; ecosystem services.


Kristy Hogsden

Dr Kristy Hogsden

Research Associate & Community Liaison
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 369 5179 extn 95179
kristy.hogsden@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Structure and function of food webs in acid mine drainage streams.



Dr Dev Niyogi

Dr Dev Niyogi

Visiting academic
Department of Biological Sciences, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO 65409-1120, USA
niyogid@mst.edu
Research interests: Ecosystem processes in streams and their response to human activities.

Jon O'Brien

Dr Jon O'Brien

Visiting academic
Department of Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, USA.
obrien46@canisius.edu
Research interests: Nutrient cycling in streams and wetlands; effects of riparian management; ecosystem ecology; biogeochemistry; agricultural stream ecology; urban stream ecology; wetland restoration.

Dr Kevin Simon

Collaborator
School of Environment, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 extn 82679
k.simon@auckland.ac.nz
Research interests: Freshwater and ecosystem ecology; watershed biogeochemistry; human influence on lakes and streams.

Prof Scott WissingerProfessor Scott Wissinger

Adjunct Professor
Biology Department, Allegheny College, Meadwille, PA, USA & Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Crested Butte, CO, USA
swissing@allegheny.edu
Research interests: Invertebrate communities in ponds and wetlands; effects of trout introductions on lake communitities.

 


Nixie BoddyNixie Boddy

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
ncb43@uclive.ac.nz
Research interests: Native fish ecology; environmental gradients; landscape scale dynamics; population dynamics; spatial and temporal modelling.




Katie CollinsKatie Collins

Editor for New Zealand Natural Sciences Journal
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
katie.collins@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Agricultural waterways; effects of riparian management; aquatic macrophytes.



Kevin FraleyKevin Fraley

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
kevin.fraley@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Community ecology of stream fishes; freshwater food webs and energy subsidies; salmonid life histories; native fish conservation; sport fishing management; conservation genetics.





Brandon GoellerBrandon Goeller

Editor for New Zealand Natural Sciences Journal
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
brandon.goeller@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Stream rehabilitation; land-use effects on stream communities; biological monitoring with benthic invertebrates and fish; agricultural waterways; landscape ecology



Steve PoheSteve Pohe

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
stephen.pohe@canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Natural history of New Zealand aquatic invertebrates; biological monitoring of running waters; taxonomy of New Zealand mayflies (Ephemeroptera).



Justin PomeranzJustin Pomeranz

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
justin.pomeranz@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: Stream food webs and how they are affected by mining and heavy metals; food web ecology; ecosystem subsidies; entomology; restoration ecology.




Richard WhiteRichard White

School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
richard.white@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests:
The effects of extreme floods and droughts on population dynamics and community assembly under different scenarios of climate change.





School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
arb129@uclive.ac.nz
Research interests: Macro-invertebrate communities in alpine standing water; freshwater invertebrate ecology.


School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
nicky.glenjarman@pg.canterbury.ac.nz
Research interests: The effects of sediment on fish; sediment removal and mitigation in agricultural waterways; South East Asian waterways; business and freshwater - triple bottom line approaches.




School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
tcg37@uclive.ac.nz
Research interests: Agricultural stream rehabilitation; instream habitat use of New Zealand freshwater invertebrates and fishes.




School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
cgm51@uclive.ac.nz
Research interests: Drought-induced changes in fish communities and food webs; cross-system subsidies; impacts of biotic interactions on stress-tolerant organisms; translocations of endangered fishes.



 


School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
rae49@uclive.ac.nz
Research interests: Disturbance effects across environmental harshness gradients; ecosystem connections and subsidies; landscape ecology.