Conference Opening // 10:30am - 12:00pm // Monday ...

Conference Opening // 10:30am - 12:00pm // Monday 24 November 2014
10:50-11:00am
11:00-11:40am
11:40 12:00pm
12:00pm
Keynote Speaker:
Opening Powhiri
(Richard Bradley Rangitane)
Opening by
Marlborough Mayor
(Alistair Sowman)
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Keynote Speaker:
Geoff Simmons - The Morgan
Foundation
Professor Kun-Yeun Han
Dept. of Civil Eng.
Kyungpook National
University, Seoul, Korea
Lunch
Registration
Health and Safety and House Keeping
Wairau Room
Pelorus Room
10:30-10:50am
8:00-10:30am
Awatere Room
Location
Session 1 // 1:00-3:00pm // Monday 24 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Setting
Flows
Session Chair:
VAL WADSWORTH
Nutrient Models
Groundwater
Surfacewater
Interactions
Microbes and
Biofilms
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Pelorus Room
Session Chair:
KIT RUTHERFORD
Session Chair:
PETER DAVIDSON
Session Chair:
ELAINE MORIARTY
Climate Variability
Session Chair:
DANIEL COLLINS
Fish
Session Chair:
SUSAN CLEARWATER
1:00-1:20pm
1:20-1:40pm
1:40-2:00pm
2:00-2:20pm
2:20-2:40pm
2:40-3:00pm
MICHELLE GREENWOOD
The Responsiveness Of
Invertebrate-Based Indices To
Hydrological Conditions: Can
Invertebrate Indicies Help Set
River Flows?
MATT DALE
The application of fish habitat
models in the setting of
environmental flows
IAN JOWETT
SEFA – System for
Environmental Flow Analysis
MAGALI MOREAU
NPS 2014: Southland’s
Innovative And Collaborative
Fluxes And Flows Research
Project
TON SNELDER
Estimation of nutrient loads
from monthly water quality
monitoring data
HELEN RUTTER
Surface water - ground water
interaction, lower Avon/
Otakaro River, Christchurch,
New Zealand
SCOTT WILSON
Evidence for perched aquifer
recharge from the Wairau
River
HANNAH RAINFORTH
A difficult convert? Combining
cultural assessments and the
IFIM to determine flow setting
THOMAS WILDING
Regional flow-ecology
methods for water
management
GAIL TIPA
Constructing Flow Preference
Curves to enable the
identification of flows
necessary to maintain
the attributes of river flow
essential to protecting cultural
values
KIT RUTHERFORD
How well can we predict
the effects of land use
intensification on stream
ecology?
MARTHA TRODAHL**
Improving & Parameterising
Macronutrient Models for
Application of LUCI in New
Zealand
JENNY WEBSTER-BROWN
Phosphorous From Agricultural
Run-Off: New Insights From
Monitoring & Modelling
CONNY TSCHRITTER
A Case For Integrated
Management Of The
Groundwater And Surface
Water In Holocene-Pleistocene
Coastal Aquifer Systems, With
The Example Of Hauraki Plains
JEFF SMITH
Managing Groundwater And
Surface Water Interaction In
The Waikato Region
MICHELLE HITCHCOCK**
Hydrogeochemical
Investigation Into Lowland
Catchment Surface And
Groundwater Interactions
MOLLA BEKELE
A Hydrochemical and
Environmental Isotope
Investigation of Groundwater
– Surface Water Interaction in
the Kosi Bay Lakes System,
North-eastern South Africa.
MURRAY CLOSE
What goes on underground?
transient and in-situ microbial
activity and populations in
groundwater aquifers.
EMMA MOFFETT**
Stream Microbial Response To
Urbanisation And Earthquake
Damage
LIPING PANG
Mimicking Retention And
Transport Of Rotavirus And
Adenovirus In Sand Media
Using Dna-Labeled, ProteinCoated Silica Nanobeads
MURRAY CLOSE
Groundwater Biofilm
Resilience To Desiccation In
An Alluvial Gravel Aquifer.
DANIEL COLLINS
Incorporating climate change
uncertainties into freshwater
management
WANG ME**
Effects of effluent irrigation
on discharge and nutrient
export from a pine plantation
catchment under the influence
of climate change
SOPHIE HUNT**
Climate- And HabitatMediation Of Predator-Prey
Interactions
BRENDA BAILLIE
The Effect Of An Extreme
Weather Event On Recently
Harvested Streams
MARK GALATOWITSCH**
Will Generalist Life-History
Strategies Used To Persist In
Unpredictable Ponds Be An
Asset Under Climate Warming?
ROBIN HONEYMAN**
Water Demand Management
in Commercial Office Buildings
SUSAN CLEARWATER
Examining The Potential
Impact Of Catfish And Eels On
Declining Koura Populations In
The Upper Waikato River.
RICHARD WHITE**
Critical habitat-size thresholds
of drought resistance in
populations of a forestdwelling, extremophile fish,
the brown mudfish.
SIMON HOWARD**
Flow-Mediated Antagonistic
Interactions Reduce
Populations Of A Threatened,
Habitat-Specialist Fish.
RASMUS GABRIELSSON**
Linking fish recruitment to
land use intensity within the
Waikato/Waipa catchment
SHANNAN CROW
Temporal variability in electricfishing catch and differences
between population estimates
generated with and without
stop-nets
DON JELLYMAN
The trials and tribulations of
estimating the size of an eel
population in a small lake
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BRONWYN HUMPHRIES
A Preliminary Assessment Of
The Groundwater Assimilatve
Capacity In The Reporoa
Basin, Waikato Region
3:00pm
Afternoon Tea
Session Topic
Mirror Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session 2 // 3:00-5:10pm // Monday 24 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
3:30 - 3:50pm
Faecal
Contamination
Session Chair:
MURRAY CLOSE
Aquifers
Session Chair:
CLARE HOULBROOKE
Flow Models
Session Chair:
SCOTT WILSON
Foodwebs
Session Chair:
MARC SCHALLENBERG
Careers
Session Chair:
TARYN WILKS
New Technologies
Session Chair:
HANNAH RAINFORTH
3:50-4:10pm
4:10-4:30pm
4:30-4:50pm
222
ELAINE MORIARTY
Leaching of E. coli from sheep
faeces during simulated
rainfall events
127
JOHN HADFIELD
Virus Tracer Testing In A
Shallow Coastal Aquifer,
Pauanui
223
ELAINE MORIARTY
Who gives a cr*p! is it how
much animals excrete; whats
in it; or where they excrete that
we should worry about the
most?
BRONWYN HUMPHRIES
Pacific Atolls – A True Frontier
In Terms Of Freshwater
Resource Management
219
ELAINE MORIARTY
Update on Faecal Source
Tracking
147
MEGAN DEVANE
Determining the age of
agricultural faecal pollution in
our streams and rivers
CLARE HOULBROOKE
Managed Aquifer Recharge
Feasibility Assessment For
Poverty Bay
BRETT SINCLAIR
Managed Aquifer Recharge
- Groundwater Management
Tool For Poverty Bay
ABIGAIL LOVETT
Development Of An Aquifer
Map For New Zealand
PHILIPPA AITCHISON-EARL
Where’s my water? What is
causing a declining trend
in shallow groundwater of
the Pareora Valley, South
Canterbury?
ANDREW DRUZYNSKI
Guideline Mesh Construction
Techniques, Criteria For
Refinement With A Practical
Groundwater-Surface Water
Modelling Example
ANDREW DARK**
Laboratory investigations
of groundwater-surface
water interactions using a
transparent porous medium
and optical flow measurement
techniques.
THOMAS WÖHLING
Modelling Wairau RiverGroundwater Exchange Fluxes
JULIAN WEIR
Motueka-Riwaka Plains:
Groundwater Allocation
Through Integrated Modelling
ALICIA CATLIN**
Zooplankton Response To
Inundation In Floodplain Soils
Of The Lower Waikato River:
Does Vegetation Type And
Riverine Connectivity Influence
Community Composition?
HELEN WARBURTON**
Factors like reduced flow,
which decrease predator
body-sizes, can de-stabilise
stream food webs
AMANDA KLEMMER**
Shifting Trophic Control
Of Freshwater Food Webs
Revealed By Differential
Effects Of Subsidies To
Multiple Trophic Levels Over
Time
JULIET MILNE
Linking it all Together,
Legislation for Science
Practitioners
TARYN WILKES
Assessment of Environmental
Effects 101
NATASHA PETROVE
E-Resources for Environmental
Practitioners and Tips for
Career Preparation
RHYS GIRVAN
Capturing Values in the Cloud
STEWART CAMERON
Use Of Temperature
And Hydrochemistry To
Characterise GroundwaterSurface Water Interaction
ZARA RAWLINSON
Mapping Hydrogeological
Properties Using Helicopter
Electromagnetic (HEM) Data In
Otago
MARC SCHALLENBERG
Do invasive and native
Daphnia exhibit different
grazing effects on natural
phytoplankton communities?
TIM DAVIE
Words of Wisdom
HANNAH RAINFORTH
Cybertracker: Iwi-based
monitoring with a free smart
phone app
4:50-5:10pm
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5:10 - 7:00pm
ALI SHOKRI**
Developing a fully distributed
interaction surface/subsurface
flows model
Mix and Mingle
(Marlborough
Convention Centre)
DANLADI UMAR
Food Web Sturcture in
Tropical Highland Stream
Ecosystems
JEFF SMITH
Eco Hydrology
MARK HEATH
Monitoring Benthic
Phormidium Blooms Using
Imagery Gathered With An
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Uav)
Session 3 // 8:30-10:30pm // Tuesday 25 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Session Topic
Soil and Water: Natural Capital Stocks
Delivering Valuable Ecosystem Services
BRENT CLOTHIER
Health and Safety and House Keeping
Wairau Room
Pelorus Room
Plenary Session:
Session Chair:
JOANNE CLAPCOTT
Phormidium
Session Chair:
SUSIE WOOD
Hydro-informatics
Session Chair:
JOCHEN SCHMIDT
Lysimeters
Session Chair:
STEVE GREEN
9:50-10:10am
Bridge Club
State of the
Environment
Session Chair:
JON ROYGARD
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10:10-10:30am
ANNIKA WAGENHOFF
In Search Of Ecological
Thresholds To Inform Limit
Setting In Streams – Evidence
From Structural And Functional
Indicators
MICHAEL FRIEDEL
Modeling The Effects
Of Stressors On Aquatic
Ecosystems
JOANNE CLAPCOTT
A MCI Journey In Space And
Time
SUSIE WOOD
‘Life Inside’ – How
Phormidium, Photosynthetic
Activity And Sediment Interact
To Create A Unique Within Mat
Environment
MARK HEATH**
A decade of Phormidium
blooms: what have we learnt?
KATIE BRASELL**
Tracking Microbial Succession
And Anatoxin Production
In Phormidium AutumnaleDominated Biofilms
ALISTAIR RITCHIE
Development of a New
Zealand Hydrology Time
Series Data Exchange
Standard
SEAN HODGES
OGC data servers - serving
location and time-based data
in small scale
JOCHEN SCHMIDT
NIWA And Open (Water) Data
Exchange Standards
M.S. SRINIVASAN
A National Network Of
Drainage Lysimeters For New
Zealand
MAURICE DUNCAN
Drainage Lysimeters In New
Zealand: Results
STEVE GREEN
Monitoring nitrate loss under
vineyard soils on the Wairau
Plains, Marlborough
ALTON PERRIE
River And Stream State Of The
Environment Monitoring And
Beyond: A Programme Review
With A Fishy Focus
STEFFI HENKEL
Expanding The Water Quality
Index Information
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Land Use Effects
9:30-9:50am
10:30
Morning Tea
8:30-9:15am
Awatere Room
Location
Session 4 // 11:00-12:20pm // Tuesday 25 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
11:00-11:20am
Water Management
Session Chair:
HELEN ROUSE
Hydro-informatics 2
Session Chair:
JOCHEN SCHMIDT
River Restoration
Session Chair:
GRAHAM MACKY
11:20-11:40am
11:40 - 12:00pm
12:20 - 1:20pm
12:00 - 12:20pm
ANDREW NEVERMAN**
Integrating river research to
improve management: bed
stability indices for gravel-bed
rivers
COLIN ROBERTS
Manage Water? Are you
Serious!
HELEN ROUSE
The Role Of The Babel Fish:
Integrating At The Final
Frontier
NEIL DEANS
Science informing policy – if
scientists are on tap rather
than on top, then whose hands
turn the tap?
ALEXANDER KMOCH**
Unified hydro-climate Data
Search across New Zealand
MARK RODGERS
Commercial Development Of
A Server And Clients
BEVAN JENKINS**
Exploring water allocation
and hydrological data - new
visualisation systems
ALEXANDER KMOCH**
Web-based multi-dimensional
Data Visualisation Techniques
for Hydrogeology
SIMON WHITTON
Improving the River Nene:
the Nene Valley Nature
Improvement Area
GRAHAM MACKY
Sustaining low flows and
wetlands in the Murray River:
One perspecetive
BEN TUCKEY
Kaituna River Re-Diversion And
Maketū; Estuary Enhancement
Project – Hydrodynamic And
Water Quality Assessment
SIMON WHITTON
Urban Regeneration: River
Restoration, Bavarian style
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Lunch
Aquifers 2
Session Chair:
DAVID SCOTT
Evapotranspiration
Session Chair:
HILARY MCMILLAN
Boffa Miskell
Special Session
Assessing Impacts in
Freshwaters
Session Chair:
IAN BOOTHROYD
LEE BURBERY
Can Number Ones And
Number Twos Be Integrated
Into The Upper Canterbury
Central Plains Aquifer?
HELEN RUTTER
How (not) to murder an aquifer
test
JENS REKKER
Utilising The Shut Down
Of Mosgiel Bore Field To
Determine Broad Properties In
A Stratified Aquifer.
HILARY MCMILLAN
What controls variability in soil
moisture and groundwater
in a Canterbury foothills
catchment?
BRUCE DUDLEY
Methods for estimating
transpiration rates and water
sources of Discaria toumatou
(matakoura/matagouri)
ROGIER WESTERHOFF**
National monthly satellite
evapotranspiration for rainfall
recharge estimation
IAN BOOTHROYD
Assessing Impacts in
Freshwaters: Ecological
Impact Assessment
(EcIA) Guidelines||under
development by EIANZ
CATHERINE MOORE
Differentiating Responsibility
For Cumulative Drawdown
Impacts Between Individual
Stressors
WORKSHOP DISCUSSION
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Session 5 // 1:20-2:40pm // Tuesday 25 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Session Topic
Groundwater
Session Chair:
HUW WILLIAMS
Galaxiids
Session Chair:
MARK KAEMINGK
Stream Restoration
Session Chair:
ANGUS MCINTOSH
Hydrology
Session Chair:
BRIN WILLIMAN
Periphyton
Session Chair:
JO HOYLE
Phosphorus
Session Chair:
CATHERINE MOORE
1:20-1:40pm
1:40-2:00pm
2:00-2:20pm
2:20-2:40pm
JING YANG
Improving groundwater
process modelling in NIWA’s
national hydrologic model
ALDRIN RIVAS**
Indications Of Denitrification
Potential And Occurrence In
Groundwater In The Manawatu
Catchment
DOUGLAS MCALISTER
Remote Sensing And Field
Techniques To Locate Springs
Affected By Coal Seam Gas
Development, Surat Basin
Queensland
MIKE HICKFORD
Widespread wanderers: using
otolith microchemistry to
determine the natal source of
whitebait
MARK KAEMINGK
What can behaviour tell us
about the marine life stage of
Inanga?
EIMEAR EGAN**
Otoliths, The Biological Diary
Of A Migratory Galaxiid: Can
They Reveal The Secrets Of
Marine Larval Development?
PAUL FRANKLIN
Observations On The
Spawning Habitat Of Giant
Kokopu
ANGUS MCINTOSH
Enhancing nitrogen retention
in agricultural streams:
can we increase in-stream
denitrification by adding
organic matter?
ELIZABETH GRAHAM
Rethinking the role of
allochthonous subsidies in
lowland agricultural stream
restoration
ASLAN WRIGHT-STOW
Wood addition: a tool
for enhancing in-stream
restoration?
JON HARDING
Exorcising the ghost of
sediment past: an overview
of sediment reduction and
rehabilitation trials
BEVAN JENKINS
Recession curve analysis in
the Waikato Region, New
Zealand
EARL BARDSLEY
Probability Distributions
in Hydrology : A Selective
Overview
NEIL THOMAS
Lake Horowhenua Water
Balance And Potential
Effects Due To Groundwater
Abstraction
HENRY DILLON
The Application Of Advanced
Geostatistical Methods In
Modelling The Water Bearing
Lithologies Of The Canterbury
Plains
JACK MCCONCHIE
Environmental Flushing Flows
Below Lake Moawhango
JO HOYLE
Integrating understanding of
hydrology, geomorphology
and ecology to better predict
periphyton abundance in New
Zealand rivers
KATHARINA LANGE**
Trait-Based Ecology Of Stream
Algae: Investigating MultipleStressor Effects In Agricultural
Streams
ROMANA SALIS**
Effects Of Multiple Agricultural
Stressors On Benthic Bacterial
Communities In Streams
KJERSTINE SEVERINSEN**
Controls on phosphorus
concentrations under baseflow
and stormflow events
LIPING PANG
Influence Of Colloids On The
Attenuation And Transport Of
Phosphorus In Gravel Aquifer
Media
CATHERINE MOORE
Land-Use Decision Making
Framework - Managing Within
Aquifer Assimilative Capacity
Constraints
RICHARD MCDOWELL
A National Assessment Of The
Potential Linkage Between
Soil, And Surface And
Groundwater Concentrations
Of Phosphorus
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2:40pm
HUW WILLIAMS
Addressing Sustainability in
Ground Source Heat Pump
Projects
Afternoon Tea
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session 6 // 3:10-4:50pm // Tuesday 25 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session Topic
Hydrology 2
Session Chair:
MIKE STEWART
Restoration
Session Chair:
JOHN QUINN
Fish Passage
Session Chair:
ROGER YOUNG
Water Quality and
Quantity
Session Chair:
DOUG BOOKER
Lakes and
Sediments
Session Chair:
IAN HENDERSON
Isotopes
Session Chair:
TROY BAISDEN
3:10-3:30pm
3:30 - 3:50pm
3:50 - 4:10pm
4:10-4:30pm
4:30-4:50pm
MIKE STEWART
Another Fresh Look At
Hydrograph Separation:
Toenepi Stream
BOOSIK KANG
Bayesan Ensemble Projection
for Precipitation in Korea
UWE MORGENSTERN
Transit times of baseflow in
New Zealand rivers
VARVARA VETROVA**
Data Mining Techniques
In Hydroclimatic Studies:
Seasonal River Flow Variations
In The Upper Waitaki
Catchment
JOHN QUINN
Te Awa o Waitao Stream
restoration case study: it takes
a community to restore a
stream
ROBIN HOLMES
Community-based catchmentscale eel and riparian habitat
mapping in streams to support
rehabilitation
CATHERINE FEBRIA
Canterbury Waterway
Rehabilitation Experiment
(CAREX): Rehabilitating
freshwater ecosystem
functions that support local
ecosystem services and values
RICHARD STOREY
Connectivity And
Macro-Invertebrate Drift
Influence Stream Restoration
Outcomes
DISCUSSION
PAUL JAMES
An Evaluation Of Fish Passage
Through Small Urban Streams
In Washington State (USA)
Using Coho Salmon
JAMIE FOXLEY
Addressing Fish Passage
Barriers as part of a new
Freshwater Plan in the
Gisborne District - community
groups and industry working
with council to improve the Te
Arai River.
KELLY HUGHES
Culvert Baffle Trial
TONI SHELL
Manawatu Fish Barrier
Solutions And Effectiveness
Monitoring
JOSH SMITH
Evaluation Of A Remediated
Fish Barrier
DOUG BOOKER
Comparing estimated river
flows, RMA planned water
resource use limits, consented
water use and reported water
use at a national scale
DAVID HAMILTON
Nutrient load targets in the
context of the National Policy
Statement in Freshwater
Management: Facts, fallacies
and fiction
CYNTHIA WINKWORTH
Antibiotic Resistance In
Freshwater – Does Pristine
Equal Safe From A Public
Health Perspective?
RYAN MALLETT**
Modelling the efficacy of
in-lake and catchment
remediation actions for
restoration of a small,
eutrophic lake
ALFRED T N.K KPODONU**
Phosphorus retention
in sediments of a deep
temperate oligotrophic lake
is related to concentrations of
cyanobacteria pigments
LENNIE PALMER
Seiche, set-up and sloping
lakes
TROY BAISDEN
Linking dissolved nitrogen in
water to terrestrial sources,
transformations and transport
using isotopes
NOEL MERRICK**
Integrated Modelling:
Evaluation Of Borefield
Impacts On Aquatic Ecology
ROSEANNA GAMLENGREENE**
Up s**t creek: using stable
isotopes and trace elements
to detect seabird subsidies in
stream ecosystems
IAIN MAXWELL
LAWA
DALE ROBERTSON
Morphology, Hydrology,
Hydrodynamics, Climate, And
Variability In The Trophic State
Of A Shallow Temperate Lake
MARIA ROIGLISA SCOTT
A review of oxygen-18 data for
Canterbury groundwater
MONIQUE BEYER**
Halon-1301, A New
Groundwater Age Tracer
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PLANASDEMUNT**
Transit Time Determination
Using Tritium At Vallcebre
Research Catchments (NE
Spain)
LAURA BUCKTHOUGHT
Sources of nitrate in Franklin
surface and groundwater
Session 7 // 8:30-10:30am // Wednesday 26 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Session Topic
Plenary Session:
Extreme events and changes in water sources
in riverine systems due to climate change;
hydrological and biological
responses
SANDY MILNER
Health and Safety and House Keeping
NIWA Special Session
on Fine Sediment
Session Chairs:
JAY PIGGOTT, ROB
DAVIES-COLLEY,
CHRISTOPH MATTHAEI
Nitrogen
Session Chair:
KEVIN SIMON
Channel
Morphology
Session Chair:
JAN VAN DER VLIET
Periphyton 2
Session Chair:
RICHARD MEASURES
Ecosystem Services
Session Chair:
HANNAH MUELLER
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9:30-9:50am
9:50-10:10am
10:10-10:30am
JEREMY PIGGOTT,
CHRISTOPH MATTHAEI
Multiple Stressors in
Agricultural Streams
JOANNE CLAPCOTT,
ANNIKA WAGENHOFF
Fine Sediment Thresholds in
Streams
KEVIN SIMON
Coupled Biogeochemical
Cycling In Watersheds
Subjected To Chronic Nitrogen
Enrichment And Acidification
TOM MOORE**
Nitrate-nitrogen effects
on benthic invertebrate
communities in small lowland
Canterbury Plains streams
NIC CONLAND
Nitrogen Allocation: taking it
away and how to give it back
GILES GRIFFITH
Use Of Lidar Analysis To
Support River Management
Intervention From December
2011 Flood In The Aorere River
LUKE EDWARDS
The Use Of Historical River
Behaviour To Formulate A
Basis Of Design For The
Assessment Of Bank Erosion
And Stopbank Spacing For A
Range Of Future Scenarios
JEREMY WALSH
Morphological modelling
for management of gravel
extraction from rivers
CATHY KILROY
Fit-for-purpose periphyton
monitoring programmes: a
case study
JONATHAN MCCALLUM**
Predicting didymo bloom
formation with distribution
models
RICHARD MEASURES
Understanding and managing
nuisance periphyton
downstream of the Opuha
Dam
JONATHAN MOORES
Developing Indicators Of The
Resilience Of Water Bodies To
Urban Development Effects
DEBORAH MAXWELL
Potential For Using Regional
And Global Datasets For
National Scale Ecosystem
Service Modelling
HANNAH MUELLER**
Restoration of Lake Rotorua
(North Island) from an
economic perspective based
on ecosystem services
ROB DAVIES-COLLEY
An Overview of Fine
Sediment Impacts in
Waters
10:30
Morning Tea
8:30-9:15am
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session 8 // 11:00-12:20pm // Wednesday 26 November 2014
Session Topic
NIWA Special Session
on Fine Sediment
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Location
Awatere Room
** Indicates Student Paper
Session Chairs
JAY PIGGOTT, ROB
DAVIES-COLLEY,
CHRISTOPH MATTHAEI
Native Fish
Session Chair:
GERARD CLOSS
Lakes
Session Chair:
DAVID KELLY
11:00-11:20am
ROB DAVIES-COLLEY
Fine Sediment Effects in
Lakes
GERARD CLOSS
Elemental fingerprinting
of otoliths indicates
local recruitment in an
amphidromous fish, torrentfish
(Chiemarrichthys fosteri).
DAVID KELLY
Estimating nutrient load limits
for protecting ecological
values of New Zealand lakes
11:20-11:40am
11:40 - 12:00pm
ANDREW SWALES,
MAL GREEN
Fine Sediment in Estuaries
12:20 - 1:20pm
12:00 - 12:20pm
DISCUSSION
CHRISTOPH MATTHAEI
CINDY BAKER
Sex, lies and rocky nests
MATT JARVIS**
Temporal and spatial patterns
of larval drift and mortality in
an amphidromous fish, the
bluegill bully (Gobiomorphus
hubbsi)
NIXIE BODDY**
Temperature, invaders and
patchy habitat interact to limit
the distribution of a native
freshwater fish
PIET VERBURG
Atmospheric Deposition Of
Nutrients In Lakes In New
Zealand, As A Proportion Of
Total Nutrient Loads
IAN HENDERSON
Three impossible things
before breakfast: Chlorophyll,
Oxygen and Nutrients in Lake
Namunamu
ARIANTO SANTOSO**
Pulse emission of methane
from Lake Okaro
Dams on
Waterways
Session Chair:
RODDY HENDERSON
Salmonids
Session Chair:
MICHEL DEDUAL
HUGH MACMURRAY
Method of hydraulic analysis
for integration of hydro power
canal operation and fish
farming
FLEUR MATHESON
How Much Is Too Much?
- Angler Perceptions Of
Periphyton And Macrophyte
Abundance In River
PHIL JELLYMAN
What impacts are dams having
on New Zealand freshwater
fish communities and are some
of our mitigation strategies
effective?
GRAEME CLARKE
An investigation into the
water quality and periphyton
community of a dam fed river
in South Canterbury
KYLE CHRISTENSEN
How Effective Has The Wairau
River Erodible Embankment
Been In Removing Deposited
Sediment From The Lower
Wairau River?
MORGAN TROTTER**
An investigation of juvenile
trout movement and mortality
during the summer/autumn
low flow period in the Lindis
River, Central Otago
ANDREAS BRUDER
Bottom-Up Effects Of
Water Abstraction But Not
Of Chemical Agricultural
Stressors Impair Juvenile
Brown Trout In An Outdoor
Mesocosm Experiment
MICHEL DEDUAL
Inequalities In The Catch
Distribution And Abundance
Of Rainbow Trout
(Onchorhynchus Mikyss) In
Lake Taupo And The Tongariro
River.
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Lunch
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Session 9 // 1:20-3:00pm // Wednesday 26 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Gravel River Beds
Session Chair:
GRAEME CAMPBELL
Restoration and
Sediment
Session Chair:
JON TUNNICLIFFE
1:20-1:40pm
JACK MCCONCHIE
Gravel Management In The
Waikanae River
Lakes 2
Session Chair:
DAVID HAMILTON
Surfacewater
Management
Session Chair:
VAL WADSWORTH
SHAUN MCCRACKEN
Canterbury Gravel Extraction –
Permissions Through Time
2:00-2:20pm
BRIN WILLIMAN
Marlborough District Council
Proactive Methods of Using
Gravel Extraction as a River
Control Method
2:20-2:40pm
2:40 - 3:00pm
PETER BLACKWOOD
River Management In The
Lower Rangitikei River –
Successful Stratagems And
Protection Works Design
Detailing
LEILA SADEGHI
Gravel Management
techniques In The Hawke’s
Bay Region
RICK MILLANE
Using artificial neural networks
to patch gaps in sediment
concentration records
MICHELLE SANDS
Rethinking Flood Protection
3:00pm
MATTHEW MCGILLBROWN**
Understanding The
Connections Between Rainfall
And Sediment Transfer
Rates Using Radiofrequency
Identification Technology In
Potters Creek
JON TUNNICLIFFE
Integrating new technologies
for river topographic surveys
and CFD modelling
DUNCAN GRAY
A novel technique for fine
sediment removal from
streams: silts sucks
SJAAN BOWIE
Freshwater conservation
under a changing climate
JANE GOODMAN
Conservation status of New
Zealand Freshwater Fish and
Invertebrates
HELEN MCCAUGHAN
Spread The Word To Stop The
Spread
NEIL DEANS
Twenty-first Century Wetland
Management – an example
from Marlborough
HUGO BORGES**
Exploring Triggers For Benthic
Recruitment Of Microcystis In
A Eutrophic Lake
JASON AUGSPURGER**
Response of lower trophic
levels to water level fluctuation
in natural lakes could be
mediated by alternative stable
states
SEAN WATERS**
Sedimentary phosphorus
release in Te Roto o Wairewa/
Lake Forsyth
PHILIP WALLACE
Wairoa River Catchment
Management – Potential for
Reintegration
MIKE LAW
Consent Related Hydrology Of
The Maerewhenua River
MARK LOWE
Regional Prioritisation Of
Stream Enhancement Projects
Conservation
Session Chair:
SJAAN BOWIE
1:40-2:00pm
JONATHAN PUDDICK
'Toxic in Crowds' profiling microcystins, pH,
dissolved oxygen and
photosynthetic activity in a
Microcystis scum
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AROON PARSHOTAM
LERNZdb-Lake Ecosystem
Restoration New Zealand
Database
OLIVIER AUSSEIL
Palmerston North water supply
dams: Are we getting close to
the solution?
Afternoon Tea
Session Topic
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session 10 // 3:30-4:45pm // Wednesday 26 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
5:00- 6:30pm
5
MATT DODSON
Online bore log portal
6 **
EIMEAR EGAN
Otolith morphometric and
microstructure analyses as
complementary methods for
discrimination of populations
of the New Zealand whitebait
species galaxias maculatus
Awatere Room
Freshwater Sciences
Society AGM
11
MEGAN DEVANE
Tools for tracking down the
source of faecal pollution in
our waterways
12 **
STEPHEN POHE
How effective are different
lights for collecting adult
aquatic insects?
Wairau Room
Poster Session - 1 minute video presentations on each of the Posters will be shown in the Awatere, Wairau and Pelorus Rooms
Rivers Group AGM
16
MAHURU ROBB
Maori perspectives and
values to inform collaborative
processes for freshwater
management
17 **
TARA MCALLISTER
Elevated nitrogen, low
phosphorus - a recipe for
phormidium success?
18
HILARY MCMILLAN
Uncertainty in hydrological
indices
Pelorus Room
Location
Hydrological Society
AGM
21
SHAILESH KUMAR SINGH
Global calibration of a
hydrological model for
regional flow forecasting
22 **
ERIN DOYLE
Using environmental dna
(edna) to detect New Zealand
whio (blue duck).
23 **
GEORGE HAMPTON
Managed aquifer recharge in
the Poverty Bay flats
24
HERMANN KLUG
A sensor observation service
client to receive environmental
conditions on android mobile
phones
27
KATHRYN REEVE
Giant kokopu movements in
an urban stream
28 **
ANDREW NEVERMAN
Hydrological limit setting: a
cross-disciplinary approach to
identifying initiation of bedload
transport.
29
PHIL NOVIS
Digitisation of type specimens
at the Allan Herbarium
(Landcare Research, Lincoln),
with a focus on freshwater
diatoms
30 **
KATE PEPPER
Reproductive investment
by male common bully:
are multiple reproductive
strategies possible
1
ALTON PERRIE
Farm drains, more than just
drainage… an overlooked
freshwater ecosystem
2
CAROLYN W. BURNS
A new subalpine species
of daphnia (cladocera,
anomopoda) in New Zealand:
morphological and genetic
differentiation from the D.
carinata species complex
3 **
SIMON STEWART
Interactions between nitrogen
cycling and food web
dynamics in Lake Taupo
4
DANIEL COLLINS
Using citizen scientist’s
photographs to map the March
5, 2014 Christchurch flood
7
NICOLE CALDER-STEELE
Estimating aquifer parameters
from groundwater level
recession curves
8
ANATHEA ALBERT
Tolerance of juvenile crayfish,
paranephrops planifrons,
to acutely elevated water
temperatures, followed by
hypoxic stress
9 **
ANDREW GILMAN
Developing a molecular
macroinvertebrate community
index (mmci) using next
generation dna sequencing
10
UWE MORGENSTERN
Transit time of water
discharges from catchments of
Hokkaido, Japan
13
ROB VAN DER RAAIJ
Review of greater Wellington
groundwater quality state of
the environment monitoring
network
14
SJAAN BOWIE
Working towards improved fish
passage management in New
Zealand
15 **
PHILIP CLUNIES-ROSS
Glacial suspended particulate
material: compositional &
behavioural change through
the Waitaki Catchment, New
Zealand
19
CONNY TSCHRITTER
Smartphone apps for
hydrogeological and
geological data collection,
access and visualisation
20 **
JAVIERA PIA MULET
BUNDER
Water quality and
macroinvertebrate community
structure of mine lakes across
New Zealand
25
KAREN THOMPSON
Nitrate toxicity to freshwater
species: discovering the limits
26 **
HEATHER MARTINDALE
Mapping groundwater-surface
water interaction using radon
in the Hutt River
31
HERMANN KLUG
Phosphorus runoff in the
Austrian Mondsee catchment
related to climate change
projections
32
CHRISTIAN ZAMMIT
Regional delivery tool for the
hydrological model of New
Zealand: topdesk
33
CHRISTIAN ZAMMIT
Update on the hydrological
model of New Zealand version 2
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Session 11 // 8:30-10:30pm // Thursday 27 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Plenary Session:
To Die for braided rivers
MURRAY HICKS
Health and Safety and House Keeping
Wairau Room
Pelorus Room
Mirror Room
Riverside Room
Bridge Club
Flooding
Session Chair:
MARK PENNINGTON
Water quality trend
monitoring
Session Chair:
JULIET MILNE
River Works
Session Chair:
PETER HAMILL
Modelling
Surfacewater/
Groundwater
9:30-9:50am
Session Chair:
JOSEPH THOMAS
Lakes Management
Session Chair:
NGAIRE PHILLIPS
Page 12
10:10-10:30am
MARK PENNINGTON
Reduction Of Flood Risk
Associated With The Wainui Te
Whara Stream
RODDY HENDERSON
Revising National Flood
Statistics
MAGDY MOHSSEN
Flood Forecasting of River
Flows
JULIET MILNE
National Consistency In
Nutrient Test Methods:
Assessing The Implications Of
Changing Methods On LongTerm Water Quality Data Sets
– Part I
PETER ROBINSON
National Consistency In
Nutrient Test Methods:
Assessing The Implications Of
Changing Methods On LongTerm Water Quality Data Sets
– Part 2
ROGER HODSON
Integrated Regional Vs
National Comparison Of
Freshwater Quality Trends
MARK LEWIS
Stream Reconstruction
- Lessons Learnt from
Implemented Stream
Realignment and Stream
Daylighting Projects
TONY DUNLOP
The use of Willows in river
bank maintenance
MARYAM MORIDNEJAD**
Stream Temperature Modelling
And Fibre Optic Distributed
Temperature Sensing To
Quantify Groundwater
Discharge In The Ngongotaha
Stream
HILARY LOUGH
Advances In Analytical
Stream Depletion Modelling,
Appropriateness Of
Application And Management
Of The Predicted Effects
PETER HAMILL
Integrating river control works
and fish recovery - lessons
learnt
DAVID SCOTT
Upscaling Heterogeneous
Alluvial Aquifers
Session Chair:
DAVID SCOTT
Irrigation
Technologies
9:50-10:10am
EDDA KALBUS
Benefits of improved irrigation
technologies and recharge
dams in an arid agricultural
area affected by seawater
intrusion
NGAIRE PHILLIPS
Effects Of Partial Removal
Of Exotic Macrophyte
Beds On Lake Populations
Of Freshwater Crayfish
(Paranephrops Planifrons).
IAN MCINDOE
Irrigation Efficiency Today
MARC SCHALLENBERG
Geochemical control of
redox-extractable P in lakes
sediments
GRAEME HORRELL
Water Balance Model For
Management And Restoration
Of Te Waihora (Lake
Ellesmere), New Zealand.
10:30am
Morning Tea
Session Topic
8:30-9:15am
Awatere Room
Location
Session 12 // 11:00-12:20pm // Thursday 27 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Session Topic
Flooding 2
Session Chair:
DAVID LEONG
Suspended
Sediments
Session Chair:
MURRAY HICKS
Biodiversity
Session Chair:
KEVIN COLLIER
11:00-11:20am
11:20-11:40am
11:40 - 12:00pm
GREG WHYTE
Flood Forecasting - The Next
Generation Of Tools Applied
To The Ashley River
CELINE CATTOEN
Flood Forecasting With A High
Resolution Weather Forecast
NZCSM-TOPNET
MURRAY HICKS
Suspended sediment load
monitoring: data and analysis
fit for purpose
FRANCES CHARTERS**
Particle Size Analysis of Runoff
from Impermeable Surfaces
MICHAEL GREER**
The Effects of Mechanical
Macrophyte Control on
Suspended Sediment
Concentrations in Streams
KEVIN COLLIER
Associations Between
Macroinvertebrate And
Invasive Fish Communities In
Constructed Floodplain Ponds
ALEX JAMES
Freshwater oasis of the
southern ocean – the
invertebrates and water/
sediment quality of Campbell
Island’s streams and tarns
TOM SWAN**
An assessment of the
distribution of mosquito
species in the Kingdom of
Tonga
DAVID LEONG
AEP Versus ARI – Getting Our
Story Right
12:20 - 1:20pm
12:00 - 12:20pm
ELAINE MORIARTY
Investigation into the
relationship between sediment
size and microbial content of
the sediment and the water
column in a selection of New
Zealand Rivers
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Lunch
Water Quality
Sensors
Session Chair:
DOUG BOOKER
Limits
Session Chair:
ANDREW FENEMOR
Climate Modelling
Session Chair:
HERMANN KLUG
DOUG BOOKER
Predicting river water
temperatures across New
Zealand
THOMAS WILDING
Predicting instream flows for
dissolved oxygen using longterm data
ROGER YOUNG
Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics
And Ecosystem Metabolism
Along The Tukituki River
EMILY DIACK**
Dissolved Organic Carbon And
Silica Concentrations From
Pristine Alpine Catchments
ANDREW FENEMOR
Assessing Water Quality Limits
And Risks From Intensified
Irrigation Development –
Waimea Basin, Nelson
DEAN OLSEN
No Shortage of water in
the desert; moving towards
integrated water management
in the Lindis Catchment
ROLAND STENGER
N and P concentrationdischarge relationships in
streams: what can they tell us
about nutrient flow paths?
JOSEPH POLLACCO
Developing Methods To
Estimate Saturated And
Unsaturated Hydraulic
Conductivity From New
Zealand Soils
HERMANN KLUG
Integrating Spatio-Temporal
Measurements And
Environmental Modelling With
A Low Cost Hydro-Climate
Sensor Network For Real-Time
Measurements
ALICE TREVELYAN**
Fog deposition and
contribution to water yield in
Timber Creek, North Otago.
STUART EASTON**
Modelling Irrigation In
An Ecosystem Services
Framework
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NICOLA SCOTT**
Modelling Tradeoffs Between
Water Quantity And Quality
Delivery And Other Ecosystem
Services Inherant In Landuse
Decisions
Session 13 // 1:20-3:00pm // Thursday 27 November 2014
** Indicates Student Paper
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Session Topic
Flooding
Session Chair:
GRAEME SMART
Groundwater
Quality
Session Chair:
MAGALI MOREAU
Collaboration
Session Chair:
ANDREW FENEMOR
Modelling 2
Session Chair:
OLIVIER AUSSEIL
Sensors
Session Chair
KURT MCBETH:
Hinds Catchment
Session Chair:
ROBERT BOWER
1:20-1:40pm
GRAEME SMART
Probability of flood scheme
failure
MAGALI MOREAU
Setting national baselines for
trends in groundwater quality
using multivariate statistical
methods
1:40-2:00pm
SHAILESH KUMAR SINGH
Hydrological Modelling For
Flow Forecasting And Water
Resource Management
2:00-2:20pm
ALISTAIR MCKERCHAR
Towards prediction of extreme
rainfalls in New Zealand
2:20-2:40pm
ANTOINE CHIAVERINI
Using interpolation of precomputed hydrodynamic
simulations to forecast flood
inundation
NIC CONLAND
JEREMY SANSON
Groundwater Contamination
At Birdlings Flat
LIAM FOSTER
Proper Planning Prevents....
ALASTAIR SUREN
Two peas in a pod: western
science and Matauranga Mâori
in Rotorua Streams
BRETT COCKERAM
Maurioho Waterfall: How
A Taniwha Brought Iwi and
Regional Council Together
to Assess Stream Health for
Cultural Use
OLIVIER AUSSEIL
Modelling of dual land and
water wastewater discharge
systems
FOUAD ALKHAIER
Representing New
Zealand Soils In Integrated
Hydrological Models:
Challenges And Solutions
CHRIS WOODHOUSE
Numerical Modelling To
Predict Open Pit Flooding,
And Subsequent Pit Lake
Limnology And Geochemistry
Of An Open Pit Mine In
Hannukainen, Finland
DAMIAN MERRICK
AlgoMesh: A new software
tool for flexible mesh
modelling
GIL ZEMANSKY
Testing Point Velocity Probes
in Different New Zealand
Lithologies
FLORIS VERHAGEN
Detection Of Groundwater
Inflow At Whakaipo Bay
Using Temperature Sensing
Techniques
KURT MCBETH
Direct Push Sampling of
Groundwater in New Zealand
HERMANN KLUG
A Low Cost Sensor Setup
Facilitating Real Time Delivery
Of Environmental Information
ROBERT BOWER
Hinds - Overall Catchment
Assessment Approach
PATRICK DURNEY
Integrated sub-regional
modelling to support the limit
setting process in Hinds, MidCanterbury
JEN RITSON
Setting water quantity limits in
a data-poor area in a changing
landscape: Hinds, MidCanterbury
ADRIAN MEREDITH
Hinds Drains: challenges
in setting targets and
management of water quality
and ecology in a changing
agricultural environment.
ANDREW FENEMOR
Collaborative Freshwater
Management Using A
Waterwheel – Wairau Valley
Case Study, Marlborough
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2:40-3:00pm
3:00pm
DAVID PAINTER
Surface Flooding By
Groundwater
MIKE TOEWS
How groundwater capture
zone deliniation techniques
can be used to help inform
policy for wellhead protection
Afternoon Tea
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
ROBERT BOWER
Managed Aquifer Recharge As
A Catchment-Scale Mitigation
Tool For Water Quality And
Quantity – Hinds/Hekeao
Plains, Canterbury
Session 14 // 3:50-5:10pm // Thursday 27 November 2014
Session Topic
Restoration 2
Session Chair:
IAN BOOTHROYD
Risk and
Uncertainty
Session Chair:
LEE BURBERY
Macroinvertebrate
Indices
Session Chair:
KEITH HAMILL
Climate
Session Chair:
MAURICE DUNCAN
3:30 - 3:50pm
3:50 - 4:10pm
IAN BOOTHROYD
Return of the heat: restoration
of a geothermal ecosystem
KELLY HUGHES
Template For Managing Flood
Plains With Stock
ANNA DEVERALL
Linking science with action
- progress on the Manawatu
Freshwater Clean-up Fund
project
SIMON WHITTON
The UK River Restoration
Centre: what we do, how and
why
CATHERINE MOORE
Using Predictive Uncertainty
Analysis To Optimise Tracer
Test Design And Data
Acquisition
CLARE MAGINNESS
A risk based modelling
approach - prediction of
effects on groundwater users
in Hamilton for the Waikato
Expressway
ST.JOHN HERBERT
Uncertainty Quantification
And Data Worth Analysis For
A Basin-Scale Groundwater
Model In The Context Of CSG
Extraction
CATHERINE MOORE
Risk Assessment Of Coal
Seam Gas Produced Water
Reinjection Scheme Using
Stochastic Groundwater
Modelling And Hypothesis
Testing
KEITH HAMILL
Life Supporting Capacity –
More Than Just A Metric
EDDY DOWLE
Developing A Molecular
Freshwater Macroinvertebrate
Community Index
MARK LOWE
Using MCI And QIBI To
Prioritise Stream Enhancement
Projects
KAREN SHEARER
Interpreting Aquatic
Macroinvertebrate Data –
Time For A Closer Look
JOHN HANSFORD
Temporal and spatial
distribution of March and
April 2014 storm rainfall in
Christchurch
JEAN-LUC PAYAN
Review Of Dunedin City
District Plan: Taieri Plain Flood
Hazard
4:10 - 4:30pm
DRAGAN TUTULIC
Are We Ready For Flood
Forecasting Using 2-D
Modelling Approach?
4:30 - 4:50pm
SARAH MAGER
Geomorphological And
Climatic Influences On The
Hydrochemical Facies Of
Southern Alps Rivers
Bridge Club
Riverside Room
Mirror Room
Pelorus Room
Wairau Room
Awatere Room
Location
Gravel River Beds
Session Chair:
KYLE CHRISTENSEN
DISCUSSION / WORKSHOP
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6:30pm - 12am
Conference
Dinner Marlborough
Stadium
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