Browsing by Author "Harris, Rachel Joy"

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  • Detecting subtle shifts in ecosystem functioning in a dynamic estuarine environment

    Pratt, Daniel R.; Lohrer, Andrew M.; Thrush, Simon F.; Hewitt, Judi E.; Townsend, Michael; Cartner, Katie; Pilditch, Conrad A.; Harris, Rachel Joy; van Colen, Carl; Rodil, Iván F. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    Identifying the effects of stressors before they impact ecosystem functioning can be challenging in dynamic, heterogeneous ‘real-world’ ecosystems. In aquatic systems, for example, reductions in water clarity can limit the ...
  • The Effects of Benthic Organisms on Intertidal Sediment Erodibility

    Harris, Rachel Joy (University of Waikato, 2015)
    On intertidal sandflats, the dispersal of juvenile organisms can rely on bedload transport, a critical process during small-scale disturbance recovery. The erosion of surface sediments is also vital to benthic-pelagic ...