FRESHWATER RESEARCH CENTRE 
      
       SPECIALISTS IN AQUATIC RESEARCH AND TRAINING

Journal Publications

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Dallas, H.F and Morris, C. (2013) Towards setting environmental water temperature guidelines: A South African example. Journal of Environmental Management (accepted).

Eady, B.R., Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Hill, T.R. (2013) Relationship between water temperature predictability and aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in two South African streams. African Journal of Aquatic Science (accepted).

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Fowles, B. and Karssing, R.J. (2013) Impacts of trout on aquatic macroinvertebrates in three Drakensberg rivers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 38:93-99.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Cowden, C. (2012) Regional prediction of wetland degradation in South Africa. Wetlands Ecology and Management 20: 491-502.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Dallas, H.F. and Ross-Gillespie, V. (2012) Life history does matter in assessing potential impacts of thermal changes on aquatic macroinvertebrates. River Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2600

Rivers-Moore, N.A. (2012) Turnover patterns in fish versus macroinvertebrates – implications for conservation planning. African Journal of Aquatic Science 37: 301-309.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Mantel, S. and Dallas, H.F. (2012) Prediction of water temperature metrics using spatial modelling in the Eastern and Western Cape, South Africa. Water SA 38: 167-176.

Karssing, R.J., Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Slater, K. (2012) Influence of waterfalls on patterns of association between trout and Natal cascade frog Hadromophryne natalensis tadpoles in two headwater streams in the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 37: 107-112.

Dallas, H.F. and Rivers-Moore, N.A. (2011) Critical thermal maxima of aquatic macroinvertebrates: towards identifying bioindicators of thermal alteration. Hydrobiologia 679: 61-76, DOI 10.1007/s10750-011-0856-4.

Dallas, H.F. and Rivers-Moore, N.A. (2011) Micro-scale heterogeneity in water temperature. Water SA 37: 505-512.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Goodman, P.S. and Nel, J.L. (2011) Scale-based freshwater conservation planning: Towards protecting freshwater biodiversity in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Freshwater Biology 56: 125-141.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Goodman, P.S. (2010) River and wetland classifications for freshwater conservation planning in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 35: 61-72.

Palmer, R.W. and Rivers-Moore, N.A. (2008) Evaluation of larvicides in developing management guidelines for long-term control of pest blackflies along the Orange River. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 75: 299-314.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Hughes, D.A., Mantel, S. and Hill, T.R. (2008)  First steps in the development of a water temperature model framework for refining the ecological Researve in South Africa.  Water SA 34(5):1-12.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and de Moor, F.C. (2008) Impact of winter flow regulation on pest-level populations of blackfly (Diptera: Simulidae) and non-target faunal communities. African Journal of Aquatic Science 33(2): 125-134.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Bangay, S. and Palmer, R.W. (2008) Optimization of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Vectobac®) applications for the Blackfly Control Programme on the Orange River, South Africa. Water SA 34(2): 193-198.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Hughes, D.A. and de Moor, F.C. (2008) A model to predict outbreak periods of the pest blackfly Simulium chutteri Lewis (Simuliidae, Diptera) in the Great Fish River, Eastern Cape province, South Africa. River Research and Applications 24: 132-147.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Goodman, P.S. and Nkosi, M.R. (2007) An assessment of the freshwater natural capital in KwaZulu-Natal for conservation planning. Water SA 33(5): 665-673.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., de Moor, F.C., Morris, C. and O’Keeffe, J. (2007) Effect of flow variability modification and hydraulics on invertebrate communities in the Great Fish River (Eastern Cape province, South Africa), with particular reference to critical hydraulic thresholds limiting larval densities of Simulium chutteri Lewis (Diptera, Simuliidae). River Research and Applications 23(2): 201-222.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Jewitt, G.P.W. (2007) Adaptive management and water temperature variability within South African rivers: What are the management options? Journal of Environmental Management 82(1): 39-50.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., de Moor, F.C., Birkholz, S.A. and Palmer, R.W. (2006) Estimation of preferred water flow parameters for four species of Simulium (Diptera: Simuliidae) in small clear streams in South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 31(2): 261-269.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Jewitt, G.P.W. and Weeks, D.C. (2005) Derivation of quantitative management objectives for annual instream water temperatures in the Sabie River using a biological index. Water SA 31(4): 473-481.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Bezuidenhout, C. and Jewitt, G.P.W. (2005) Modelling of highly variable daily maximum water temperatures in a perennial South African river system. African Journal of Aquatic Science 30(1): 55-63.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Jewitt, G.P.W. (2004) Intra-annual thermal patterns in the main rivers of the Sabie catchment. Water SA 30(4): 445-452.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Lorentz, S. (2004) A simple physically-based statistical model to simulate hourly water temperatures. South African Journal of Science 100(7-8): 331-333.

Rivers-Moore, N.A., Granger, J.E. and Ahmed, F. (2003) Change in mistbelt mixed Podocarpus forest area between 1944 and 1996 in the Midmar catchment of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  South African Journal of Botany 69(2): 1-3.

Rivers-Moore, N.A. and Samways, M.J. (1996) Game and cattle trampling, and impacts of human dwellings on arthropods at a game park boundary.  Biodiversity and Conservation 5(12) 1545-1556.