Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips
Position: Portfolio Leader
Team: Soils & Landscapes
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9775
Mob: 027 435 5936
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Role at Landcare Research

  • Portfolio Leader - Managing Land & Water

Research interests

  • Erosion processes and the role of vegetation in modifying or mitigating erosion.
  • Integrated catchment management.
  • Erosion and slope stability research.

Current Projects

  • SLURI - soil conservation plants, soil reinforcement models
  • Clean Water Productive Land - SedNetNZ development in Manawatu and Kaipara
  • Protecting and Enhancing the Environment through Forestry - root reinforcement & soil reinforcement models, erosion control, steepland forestry
  • Integrated catchment management, Motueka River, Nelson - now ceased

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Lincoln
    PGDipCom
    1999
  • Canterbury
    PhD Agricultural Engineering
    1988
  • Waikato
    MSc (Hons) Earth Science
    1980
  • Otago
    BSc Geology
    1978

Publications

Publications

  • Marden M, Basher L, Phillips C, Black R 2015. Should detailed terrain stability or erosion susceptibility mapping be mandatory in erodible steep lands? New Zealand Journal of Forestry 59(4): 32-42. http://www.nzjf.org/abstract.php?volume_issue=j59_4&first_page=32 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Stokes A, Douglas GB, Fourcaud T, Giadrossich F, Gillies C, Hubble T, Kim JH, Loades KW, Mao Z, McIvor IR, Mickovski SB, Mitchell S, Osman N, Phillips C, Poesen J, Polster D, Preti F, Raymond P, Rey F, Schwarz M, Walker LR 2014. Ecological mitigation of hillslope instability: ten key issues facing researchers and practitioners. Plant and Soil 377: 1-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-014-2044-6 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Phillips CJ, Marden M, Lambie SM 2014. Observations of root growth of young poplar and willow planting types. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 44: 15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40490-014-0015-6 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Davies T, Phillips C, Warburton J 2013. Processes, transport, deposition, and landforms: flow. 7.15 7.15 In: Shroder JF ed. Treatise on geomorphology. London, Academic Press. Pp. 158-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00160-3 (Book Section, 2013)
  • Phillips CJ, Rey F, Marden M, Liébault F 2013. Revegetation of steeplands in France and New Zealand: geomorphic and policy responses. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 43: 14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1179-5395-43-14 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Phillips CJ, Marden M, Lambie SM, Watson A, Ross C, Fraser S 2013. Observations of below-ground characteristics of young redwood trees (Sequoia sempervirens) from two sites in New Zealand - implications for erosion control. Plant and Soil 363(1-2): 33-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-012-1286-4 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Phillips CJ, Marden M 2012. Future forest species for erosion control - something different? . Conservation Quorum May 2012. http://www.gdc.govt.nz/assets/Files/CQuorum/CQ-Autumn-2012.pdf (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Phillips CJ, Rey F, Marden M, Liébault F 2012. [Abstract] Revegetation of degraded steeplands in France and New Zealand: a comparison of geomorphic and policy responses. Proceedings: 3rd International Conference on Soil Bio- and Eco-Engineering: The Use of Vegetation to Improve Slope Stability, Vancouver, Canada, 23-27 July 2012. Pp. 75. http://inbe.cirad.fr//wp-content/uploads/vancouver-abstract-book3.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2012)
  • Phillips C, Marden M, Basher L 2012. Plantation forest harvesting and landscape response - what we know and what we need to know. New Zealand journal of forestry 56(4): 4-12. http://www.nzjf.org/contents.php?volume_issue=j56_4 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Phillips C, Marden M 2011. Soil stabilising characteristics of native plants. Indigena (November): 10-13. http://doi.org/10.7931/DL1RP4 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Fenemor A, Phillips C, Allen W, Young RG, Harmsworth G, Bowden B, Basher L, Gillespie PA, Kilvington M, Davies-Colley R, Dymond J, Cole A, Lauder G, Davie T, Smith R, Markham S, Deans N, Stuart B, Atkinson M, Collins A 2011. Integrated catchment management - interweaving social process and science knowledge. New Zealand journal of marine and freshwater research 45(3): 313-331. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2011.593529 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Allen W, Fenemor A, Kilvington M, Harmsworth G, Young RG, Deans N, Horn C, Phillips C, Montes de Oca O, Ataria J, Smith R 2011. Building collaboration and learning in integrated catchment management: the importance of social process and multiple engagement approaches. New Zealand journal of marine and freshwater research 45(3): 525-539. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2011.592197 (Journal Article, 2011)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Immediate Past-President, New Zealand Association of Resource Management (NZARM), New Zealand Association of Resource Management (NZARM)
  • Certified Practising Resource Manager (CPRM)
  • Guest Lecturer at Lincoln University Landscape Ecology Course LASC 312 , Lincoln Universit
  • Chair of the Board of Management of Styx Living Laboratory Trust., Board of Management of Styx Living Laboratory Trust.
  • Overeseas expert, COST Action FP0803: Fine root turnover in European Forests

Skills

Skills

  • Earth Science
  • Environmental effects of forestry
  • Erosion and Slope Stability
  • Erosion processes
  • Geomorphology
  • Integrated Catchment Management
  • Knowledge management
  • Land Use Hydrology
  • Riparian
  • Sediment
  • Vegetation and Slope Stability
  • Soil Erosion