Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Publications

Publications from the current wetland programme

Blyth JM, Campbell DI, Schipper LA 2013. Utilizing soil indicators to explain historical vegetation changes of a peatland subjected to flood inundation. Ecohydrology. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1247, 1–13.

Clarkson BR, Clarkson BD in press. Restiad bogs in New Zealand. In: Rydin H and Jeglum JK The biology of peatlands. The Biology of Habitat Series Oxford University Press UK.

Clarkson, BR, Smale, MC, Williams, PA, Wiser, SK, Buxton, RP 2011. Drainage, soil fertility and fire frequency determine composition and structure of gumland heaths in northern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 35: 96–113.

Myers SC, Clarkson BR Reeves PN Clarkson BD 2013. Wetland Management in New Zealand – are current approaches and policies sustaining wetland ecosystems in agricultural landscapes? Ecological Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.12.097.

Sorrell BK, Brix H, Fitridge I, Konnerup D, Lambertini C 2012. Gas exchange and growth responses to nutrient enrichment in invasive Glyceria maxima and native New Zealand Carex species. Aquatic Botany 103: 37–47.

Sorrell BK, Tanner CC, Brix H 2012. Regression analysis of growth responses to water depth in three wetland plant species. Annals of Botany PLANTS 2012: pls043.

Sorrell BK, Chagué‑Goff C, Basher LM, Partridge TR 2011. N:P ratios, δ15N fractionation and nutrient resorption along a nitrogen to phosphorus limitation gradient in an oligotrophic wetland complex. Aquatic Botany 94(2): 93–101.

Suren AM, Lambert P, Sorrell BK. 2011. The impact of hydrological restoration on benthic aquatic invertebrate communities in a New Zealand wetland. Restoration Ecology 19: 47–757.

Suren AM, Kilroy C, Lambert P, Wech J, Sorrell BK 2011. Are landscape-based wetland condition indices reflected by aquatic invertebrate and diatom communities? Wetlands Ecology and Management 19: 73–88.

Suren AM, Sorrell BK, Lambert P 2011. The impact of hydrological restoration on benthic invertebrate communities in a New Zealand wetland. Restoration Ecology 19: 747–757.

Tanner CC, Kadlec RH 2013. Influence of hydrological regime on wetland attenuation of diffuse agricultural nitrate losses. Ecological Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.08.043.

Tanner CC, Howard-Williams C, Tomer M, Lowrance R 2013. Bringing together science and policy to protect and enhance wetland ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes. Ecological Engineering (in press).

Wagstaff SJ, Clarkson BR 2013. Systematics and ecology of the Australasian genus Empodisma (Restionaceae) and description of a new species from peatlands in northern New Zealand. PhytoKeys 13: 39–79. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.13.3259.

Watts C, Rohan M, Thornburrow D 2012. Beetle community responses to grey willow (Salix cinerea) invasion within three New Zealand wetlands. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 39(3): 209–227.

Selected publications from previous wetland programmes

Clarkson BR, Schipper LA, Moyersoen B, Silvester WB 2005. Foliar 15N natural abundance indicates phosphorus limitation of bog species. Oecologia& 144: 550-557.

Clarkson BR, Schipper LA, Silvester WB 2009. Nutritional niche separation in co-existing bog species demonstrated by 15N-enriched simulated rainfall. Austral Ecology 34: 377-385.

Moore TR, Clarkson BR 2007. Dissolved organic carbon in New Zealand peatlands. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 41:137-141.

Sorrell BK, Partridge TR, Clarkson BR, Jackson RJ, Chagué-Goff C, Ekanayake J, Payne, J, Gerbeaux P, Grainger NPJ 2007. Soil and vegetation responses to hydrological manipulation in a partially drained polje fen in New Zealand. Wetlands Ecology & Management 15: 361-383.

Suren AM; Lambert PM; Image K; Sorrell BK 2008. Variation in wetland invertebrate communities in lowland acidic fens and swamps. Freshwater Biology 53: 727-744.Verhoeven JTA, Sorrell BK 2010. Plant adaptations and microbial processes in wetlands. Annals of Botany 105: 127.

van Bodegom PM, Sorrell BK, Oosthoek A, Bakker C, Aerts R 2008. Separating the effects of partial submergence and soil oxygen demand on plant physiology and growth upon flooding. Ecology 89: 193-204.

Watts CH, Clarkson BR, Didham RK 2008. Rapid beetle community convergence following experimental habitat restoration in a mined peat bog. Biological Conservation 141: 568-579.

Watts CH; Didham RK 2006. Rapid recovery of an insect-plant interaction following habitat loss and experimental wetland restoration. Oecologia 148: 61-69.

Watts CH; Didham RK 2006. Influences of habitat isolation on invertebrate colonisation of Sporadanthus ferrugineus in a mined peat bog. Restoration Ecology14: 412-419.