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Disentangling the effects of disturbance and habitat size on stream community structure
(University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2011)
Our ability to predict community responses to environmental stress remains limited. To address this issue, I investigated how species abundance, community composition and food-web structure varied across abiotic gradients ...
Mechanisms and mitigation of food web change in stream ecosystems
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2013)
Freshwater ecosystems reflect the condition of their surrounding landscape, and thus are particularly vulnerable to anthropogenic stressors associated with human land-use. One of the most prevalent stressors on stream ...