Dr Heide Friedrich

Dipl.-Ing, PhD

Research | Current

Research Group Lead: water.auckland.ac.nz - please visit the website for more information

List of publications

For students interested to work with me on PhD, Masters and undergraduate projects (foreign exchange/internship/Part 4) - please email me.


  • 2014 Marsden Fast-Start, Royal Society of New Zealand
  • 2014 Merit Award for Teaching, Faculty of Engineering

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Senate
  • Faculty Staffing Committee
  • Faculty Research Committee
  • Faculty Equity Committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Spreitzer, G., Tunnicliffe, J., & Friedrich, H. (2020). Large wood (LW) 3D accumulation mapping and assessment using structure from Motion photogrammetry in the laboratory. Journal of Hydrology, 581.10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124430
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gabriel Spreitzer, Jon Tunnicliffe
  • Spreitzer, G., Tunnicliffe, J., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Using Structure from Motion photogrammetry to assess large wood (LW) accumulations in the field. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 34610.1016/j.geomorph.2019.106851
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jon Tunnicliffe, Gabriel Spreitzer
  • Spreitzer, G., Gibson, J., Tang, M., Tunnicliffe, J., & Friedrich, H. (2019). SmartWood: Laboratory experiments for assessing the effectiveness of smart sensors for monitoring large wood movement behaviour. CATENA, 18210.1016/j.catena.2019.104145
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jon Tunnicliffe, Gabriel Spreitzer
  • Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Effects of Sand Addition and Bed Flushing on Gravel Bed Surface Microtopography and Roughness. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, 55 (10), 8076-8095. 10.1029/2018WR024615
  • van Scheltinga, R. C. T., Coco, G., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Sand particle velocities over a subaqueous dune slope using high-frequency image capturing. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, 44 (10), 1881-1894. 10.1002/esp.4617
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Coco
  • Wilson, R., Friedrich, H., & Stevens, C. (2019). Quantifying propagation characteristics of unconfined turbidity currents interacting with an obstacle within the slumping regime. JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC RESEARCH, 57 (4), 498-516. 10.1080/00221686.2018.1494054
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Craig Stevens
  • Groom, J., Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Moving-Window Detrending for Grain-Roughness Parameterization. JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, 145 (6)10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001612
  • Groom, J., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Spatial structure of near-bed flow properties at the grain scale. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 327, 14-27. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.10.013


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Level 7, Room 705
New Zealand

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