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)

  • 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
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Wilson, R. I., Friedrich, H., & Stevens, C. (2018). Flow structure of unconfined turbidity currents interacting with an obstacle. ENVIRONMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS, 18 (6), 1571-1594. 10.1007/s10652-018-9631-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Craig Stevens
  • Groom, J., Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Evaluation of DEM size and grid spacing for fluvial patch-scale roughness parameterisation. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 320, 98-110. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.08.017
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Pelmard, J., Norris, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). LES grid resolution requirements for the modelling of gravity currents. COMPUTERS & FLUIDS, 174, 256-270. 10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.08.005
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/43792
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Stuart Norris, Joe Pelmard
  • Groom, J., Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Assessing Intra-Bar Variations in Grain Roughness Using Close-Range Photogrammetry. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88 (5), 555-567. 10.2110/jsr.2018.30
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/43058
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Effect of surface texture and structure on the development of stable fluvial armors. Geomorphology, 306, 64-79. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.01.013
  • Groom, J., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Bridging the lab-field interface in fluvial morphology at patch-scale: Using close-range photogrammetry to assess surface replication and vegetation influence. River Research and Applications10.1002/rra.3370
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Li, W., Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Combining Structure from Motion and close-range stereo photogrammetry to obtain scaled gravel bar DEMs. International Journal of Remote Sensing10.1080/01431161.2018.1530809


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