Breadcrumbs

Dr Hazel R Needham

Lecturer

Research Supervised

PhD
Drylie, Tarn (in progress). The effects of low level disturbances on coastal soft sediment biodiversity and ecosystem function. (Primary Supervisor Prof Conrad Pilditch).

Flowers, Georgina (in progress). Examining environmental drivers of benthic primary production/sediment nutrient processing capacity in key habitats and responses changing light availability. (Primary Supervisor Prof Conrad Pilditch).

MSc (Res)

Squires, Christopher (in progress). Investigating changes in ecosystem functioning along a eutrophication gradient: A study of Waihī Estuary.

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Drylie, T. P., Lohrer, A. M., Needham, H. R., Bulmer, R. H., & Pilditch, C. A. (2018). Benthic primary production in emerged intertidal habitats provides resilience to high water column turbidity. Journal of Sea Research, 142, 101-112. doi:10.1016/j.seares.2018.09.015

  • Drylie, T. P., Pilditch, C. A., Needham, H. R., Lohrer, A. M., & Hartland, A. (2018). Does calcium carbonate alter the functional resilience of coastal sediments to eutrophication-induced acidification?. In NZ Marine Sciences Society Conference: Weaving The Strands. Conference held at Napier Conference Centre, Napier, New Zealand.

  • Gladstone-Gallagher, R. V., Needham, H. R., Lohrer, A. M., Lundquist, C. J., & Pilditch, C. A. (2017). Site-dependent effects of bioturbator-detritus interactions alter soft-sediment ecosystem function. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 569, 145-161. doi:10.3354/meps12086

  • Drylie, T. P., Pilditch, C. A., Lohrer,, A. M., & Needham, H. R. (2017). Does primary production in emerged estuarine sediments provide resilience against increasing turbidity?. In New Zealand Marine Sciences Society 56th Annual Conference, Mahi Ngātahi: Working Together for Better Management into the Future. Conference held at University of Canterbury, Christchurch.

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Contact Details

Email: hneedham@waikato.ac.nz
Room: E.1.09
Phone: +64 7 838 4383