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The Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment (CAREX). 2018. An online collection of evidence-based newsletters, restoration tipsheets and other science communication outputs, all shareable, citable and free. URL: https://tinyurl.com/carextips

Radio New Zealand – Nine to Noon Radio Program. 2017. “Re-building healthy rivers”. An interview on healthy vs unhealthy resilience in degraded stream communities, and project funded by the Biological Heritage National Science Challenge. Originally aired 26 January 2017. 

URL: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201830860/re-building-healthy-rivers

Radio New Zealand – Country Life Radio Program. 2016. “A Stream Runs through it – the Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment”. How partnership between science, industry, government and farmers was struck to implement freshwater restoration on farm. Originally aired 20 May 2016. URL: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/countrylife/audio/201801480/a-stream-runs-through-it


(26) Goeller, B. C., L. F. Burberry, C. M. Febria, K. E. Collins, N. J. Burrows, K. S. Simon, J. S. Harding, and A. R. McIntosh. 2019. Capacity for bioreactors and riparian rehabilitation to enhance nitrate attenuation in agricultural streams. Ecological Engineering 134:65–77. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2019.03.014 

(25) Goeller, B.C., Febria, C.M., Warburton, H.J., Hogsden, K.L., Collins, K.E., Devlin, H.S., Harding, J.S., and McIntosh, A.R. 2019. Springs drive downstream nitrate export from artificially-drained agricultural headwater catchments. Science of The Total Environment 671: 119–128. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.308.

(24) Shumilova, O. et al. 2019. Simulating rewetting events in intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: a global analysis of leached nutrients and organic matter. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14537

(23) Collins, K.E., Febria, C.M., Warburton, H.J., Devlin, H.S., Hogsden, K.L., Goeller, B.C., McIntosth, A.R. and J.S. Harding. 2018. Evaluating practical macrophyte control tools on small agricultural waterways in Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Freshwater and Marine Research. 0:1–19. doi: 10.1080/00288330.2018.1487454

(22) Datry, T., A. Foulquier, R. Corti, D. von Schiller, K. Tockner, C. Mendoza-Lera, J. C. Clément, M. O. Gessner, M. Moleón, R. Stubbington, B. Gücker, R. Albariño, D. C. Allen, F. Altermatt, M. I. Arce, S. Arnon, D. Banas, A. Banegas-Medina, E. Beller, M. L. Blanchette, J. F. Blanco-Libreros, J. J. Blessing, I. G. Boëchat, K. S. Boersma, M. T. Bogan, N. Bonada, N. R. Bond, K. C. B. Barría, A. Bruder, R. M. Burrows, T. Cancellario, C. Canhoto, S. M. Carlson, S. Cauvy-Fraunié, N. Cid, M. Danger, B. de F. Terra, A. M. D. Girolamo, E. de L. Barra, R. del Campo, V. D. Diaz-Villanueva, F. Dyer, A. Elosegi, E. Faye, C. Febria, B. Four, S. Gafny, S. D. Ghate, R. Gómez, L. Gómez-Gener, M. a. S. Graça, S. Guareschi, F. Hoppeler, J. L. Hwan, J. I. Jones, S. Kubheka, A. Laini, S. D. Langhans, C. Leigh, C. J. Little, S. Lorenz, J. C. Marshall, E. Martín, A. R. McIntosh, E. I. Meyer, M. Miliša, M. C. Mlambo, M. Morais, N. Moya, P. M. Negus, D. K. Niyogi, A. Papatheodoulou, I. Pardo, P. Pařil, S. U. Pauls, V. Pešić, M. Polášek, C. T. Robinson, P. Rodríguez-Lozano, R. J. Rolls, M. M. Sánchez-Montoya, A. Savić, O. Shumilova, K. R. Sridhar, A. L. Steward, R. Storey, A. Taleb, A. Uzan, R. V. Vorste, N. J. Waltham, C. Woelfle-Erskine, D. Zak, C. Zarfl, and A. Zoppini. 2018. A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience 11:497–503. doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0134-4

(21) O’Brien, J., Warburton, H.J., Graham, S.E., Franklin, H. Febria, C.M., Hogsden, K.L., Harding, J.S. and McIntosh, A.R. 2017. Leaf litter additions enhance stream metabolism, denitrification and restoration prospects for agricultural catchments. Ecosphere. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2018

(20) Hosen, J.D., Febria, C.M., Crump, B., Palmer, M.A. 2017. Watershed urbanization linked to differences in stream bacterial community composition. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01452

(19) Goeller, B.C., Febria, C.M., Harding, J.S. and McIntosh, A.R. 2016. Thinking beyond the bioreactor box: incorporating stream ecology into edge-of-field nitrate management. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45(3): 866-872. doi: 10.2134/jeq2015.06.0325

(18) Saunders, M., Brown, C.J., Foley, M.M., Febria, C.M., Albright, R., Mehling, M.G., Kavanaugh, M.T., Burfiend, D.D.  2016.  Human impacts on connectivity in marine and freshwater ecosystems assessed using network measures.  Marine and Freshwater Research. 67(3): 277-290. doi: 10.1071/MF14358

(17) Koch, B.J., Febria, C.M., Cooke, R.M., Hosen, J.D., Baker, M.E., Colson, A.R., Filoso, S., Hayhoe, K., Loperfido, J.V., Stoner, A.M.K., Palmer, M.A. 2015. Using structured expert judgment to estimate variability in nitrogen retention by urban stormwater control structures. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. 3: 000063. doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000063

(16) Febria, C.M.†, Hosen, J.D.†, Crump, B., Palmer, M.A., Williams, D.D.  2015. Microbial responses to changes in flow status in temporary headwater streams: a cross-system comparison. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00522 (†Equal contribution)

(15) Hosen, J.D., McDonough, O.T., Febria, C.M. and Palmer, M.A. 2014. Land cover and nutrient loads explain changes in rates of enzymatic processing of dissolved organic matter by stream microbes. Environmental Science & Technology. 48(14): 7817-7824. doi: 10.1021/es501422z

(14) Koch, B.J., Febria, C.M., Gevrey, M., Wainger, L.A., Palmer, M.A.  2014.  Nitrogen removal by stormwater management structures: a data synthesis. Journal of the North American Water Resources Association. 50(6): 1594-1607

(13) Palmer, M.A. and Febria, C.M. 2012. The heartbeat of ecosystems. Science. 336(6087):1393-1394. doi: 10.1126/science.1223250

(12) Febria, C.M., Beddoes, P., Fulthorpe, R.R. and Williams, D.D. 2012. Bacterial community dynamics in the hyporheic zone of an intermittent stream.  International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME) Journal. 6: 1078-1088. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2011.173

(11) Febria, C.M., Fulthorpe, R.R., and D.D. Williams. 2010. Characterizing seasonal changes in physicochemistry and bacterial community structure in hyporheic sediments of the Speed River, southern Ontario, Canada. Hydrobiologia. 647: 113-126. doi: 10.1007/s10750-009-9882-x

(10) Williams, D.D., Febria, C.M., Wong, J.C.Y. 2010. Ecotonal and other properties of the hyporheic zone. Special Issue on the Hyporheic Zone: 50th anniversary of T. Orghidian’s Paper. Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 176: 349-364. doi: 10.1127/1863-9135/2010/0176-0349.

(9) Verdonschot, R.C.M., Febria, C.M., Williams, D.D. 2008. Fluxes of dissolved organic carbon, other nutrients and microbial communities in a water-filled treehole ecosystem. Hydrobiologia. 596(1): 17-30.

(8) Febria, C.M., Lesack, L.F.W., Gareis, J.A.L. and Bothwell, M.L. 2006. Patterns of hydrogen peroxide among lakes of the Mackenzie Delta, western Canadian Arctic. Canadian J. Fisheries Aquatic Science. 63(9): 2107-2118. doi: 10.1139/F06-106.

(7) Febria, C.M., Magnusson, A.K. and Williams, D.D. 2005. Population dynamics and prey selection of the larvae of three sympatric species of Sympetrum (Odonata: Libelluidae) in an intermittent pond. Canadian Entomologist. 137: 723-727.


(6) McIntosh, A.R. Leigh, C., Boersma, K.S., McHugh, P.A., Febria, C.M., and García-Berthou, E. 2017.  Food webs and trophic interactions in intermittent rivers.   In: Intermittent River Ecology and Management”, Datry, T., Bonanda, N., and Boulton, A.J. (Eds.). Elsevier Publishing.

(5) Romaní, A.M., Chauvet, E., Febria, C.M., Mora, J., Risse-Buhl, U., Timoner, X., Zeglin, L. 2017. The biota of intermittent rivers: bacteria, fungi and protozoans. In: Intermittent River Ecology and Management”, Datry, T., Bonanda, N., and Boulton, A.J. (Eds.). Elsevier Publishing.

(4) Febria, C.M., Koch, B.J., Palmer, M.A. 2015. Operationalizing an Ecosystem Services framework for reducing freshwater biodiversity loss.  In: How can an Ecosystem Services approach help address Global Water Challenges? J. Martin-Ortega (Ed.), UNESCO Global Water Dialogue Series on Water Ecosystem Services.

(3) Williams, D.D., Febria, C.M., Schriever, T. 2009. Structure and mechanics of intermittent wetland communities: from bacteria to anacondas. In: International Wetlands - Conservation, Ecology & Restoration. Herrera, J. (Ed.), Nova Publishers.


(2) UN IPBES. 2018. Regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Asia and the Pacific of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. IPBES secretariat, Bonn, Germany.

(1) Craig, L., Febria, C., Hosen, J. and Politano, 2012. Promoting successful restoration through effective monitoring in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed – Non-Tidal Wetlands. In: Sellner, K.G. M. Palmer, L. Wainger, A.P. Davis, B. Benham, E.J. Ling, and G. Yagow. 2012. Metrics and protocols for progress assessment in Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Grants.  Final Report to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. CRC Publ. No. 12-174, Edgewater, MD. | UMCES Report No. TS-638-12 & UMCES-CBL 11-061.  474 pp.

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