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)

  • 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
  • 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 SENSING, 39 (23), 9269-9293. 10.1080/01431161.2018.1530809
  • 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 APPLICATIONS, 34 (10), 1328-1337. 10.1002/rra.3370
  • 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
  • Pelmard, J., Norris, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). LES grid resolution requirements for the modelling of gravity currents. Computers and 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


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Level 7, Room 705
New Zealand

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