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., 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
  • 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
  • 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


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