Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters

Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters

Books

Fryirs, K.A. and Brierley, G.J. 2013. Geomorphic Analysis of River Systems: An Approach to Reading the Landscape. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK, 345pp.

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K.A. (Eds.) 2008. River Futures: An Integrative Scientific Approach to River Repair. Island Press, Washington DC.

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K.A. 2005. Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework. Blackwell Publications, Oxford, UK. 398pp.

Government reports

Schofield, N. and Agrans Research. 2005. Land & Water Australia’s portfolio: Return on investment and evaluation case studies. In collaboration with Agtrans Research. Land & Water Australia, Canberra. ISBN 92086085.

Downloadable E-book

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G. 2005. Practical application of the River Styles® framework as a tool for catchment-wide river management: A case study from Bega catchment, New South Wales, Australia. 230pp. ISBN 1 74138 153 3.

Refereed publications and book chapters

2017

Fryirs, K.A. 2017. River sensitivity: A lost foundation concept in fluvial geomorphology. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, State of Science Series. 42, 55-70. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3940.

Mould, S. and Fryirs, K.2017. The Holocene evolution and geomorphology of a chain of ponds, southeast Australia: Establishing a physical template for river management. Catena. 149, 349-362.

2016

Blue, B., & Brierley, G. (2016). ‘But what do you measure?’ Prospects for a constructive critical physical geography. Area. 48, 190-197. doi:10.1111/area.12249.

Brierley, G.J. (2016). A personal perspective on the methodological practices of an applied fluvial geomorphologist. Espaço Aberto Journal. UFRJ, Brazil.

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K.A.2016. The use of evolutionary trajectories to guide ‘moving targets’ in the management of river futures. River Research and Applications. 32, 823-835. DOI: 10.1002/rra.2930.

Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K. and Gregory, C. 2016. Abordagens de Restauracao Fluvial na Australasia. In Baptists, M.B. and Padua, V.L. (eds). Restauração de Sistemas Fluviais. Editora Manole Ltd. Barueri, Brasil. pp519-572. (In Portuguese). ISBN 9788520436837.

Cowley, K., Fryirs, K.A., Hose, G.C. 2016. Identifying key sedimentary indicators of geomorphic structure and function of upland swamps in the Blue Mountains for use in condition assessment and monitoring. Catena. 147, 564-577.

Fryirs, K. 2016. The use and usefulness of geomorphology in river management. In Vietz, G.J., Flatley, A.J. and Rutherfurd, I.D. 2016. Proceedings of the 8th Australian Stream Management Conference, 31 July – 3 August 2016, Leura, New South Wales. River Basin Management Society, Melbourne, Australia. pp 507-514. ISBN 978 0 7340 5298 8.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley G.J. 2016. Assessing the geomorphic recovery potential of rivers: Forecasting future trajectories of adjustment for use in river management. WIREsWater. 3, 727-748.doi: 10.1002/wat2.1158.

Fryirs, K., Cowley, K. and Hose, G. 2016. Intrinsic and extrinsic controls on the geomorphic condition of upland swamps in Eastern NSW. Catena. 137, 100-112.

Fryirs, K. and Hose, G. 2016. The spatial distribution and physical characteristics of Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone (THPSS). Ecological Management and Restoration. 24, 1527-1538.

Fryirs, K.A., Wheaton, J.M. and Brierley, G.J. 2016. An approach for measuring confinement and assessing the influence of valley setting on river forms and processes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 41, 701-710.

Gurnell, A. M., Rinaldi, M., Buijse, A. D., Brierley, G., & Piégay, H. (2016). Hydromorphological frameworks: emerging trajectories. Aquatic Sciences, 78 (1), 135-138.

Kasprak, A., Hough-Snee, N., Beechie, T., Bouwes, N., Brierley, G., Camp, R., Fryirs, K., Imaki, H., Jensen, M., O’Brien, G., Rosgen, D.L. and Wheaton, J.M. 2016. The Blurred Line between form and process: A comparison of stream channel classification frameworks. PLoSONE. 11(3): e0150293.

Lisenby, P. and Fryirs, K. 2016. Catchment and reach-scale controls on the distribution and expectation of geomorphic channel adjustment. Water Resources Research. 52, 3408-3427. doi: 10.1002/2015WR017747.

Mould, S., Fryirs, K. and Howitt, R. Relating with rivers: Geomorphic foundations for ethical cross-cultural dialogue in river management. In Vietz, G.J., Flatley, A.J. and Rutherfurd, I.D. 2016. Proceedings of the 8th Australian Stream Management Conference, 31 July – 3 August 2016, Leura, New South Wales. River Basin Management Society, Melbourne, Australia. pp 115-122. ISBN 978 0 7340 5298 8.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K. and Leishman, M.2016.Seed banks as a source of vegetation regeneration to support the recovery of degraded rivers: a comparison of river reaches of varying condition. Science of the Total Environment.542, 591-602.

Williams, R. and Fryirs, K. 2016. Management and conservation of a unique and diverse river type: Chain of ponds. In Vietz, G.J., Flatley, A.J. and Rutherfurd, I.D. 2016. Proceedings of the 8th Australian Stream Management Conference, 31 July – 3 August 2016, Leura, New South Wales. River Basin Management Society, Melbourne, Australia. pp 529-537. ISBN 978 0 7340 5298 8.

2015

Brierley, G., & Hooke, J. (2015). Emerging geomorphic approaches to guide river management practices. Geomorphology. 251, 1-5.

Freidman, B.L. and Fryirs, K.A.2015. Rehabilitating upland swamps using environmental histories: A case study of the Blue Mountains Peat Swamps, Eastern Australia. Geografiska Annaler, Series A: Physical Geography, 97, 337-353. Doi: 10.1111/geoa.12068.

Fryirs, K. 2015. Developing and using geomorphic condition assessments for river rehabilitation planning, implementation and monitoring. WIREs Water. 2(6), 649-667. DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1100.

Fryirs, K., Lisenby, P. and Croke, J. 2015. Morphological resilience to catastrophic flooding: the case of Lockyer Creek, SE Queensland, Australia. Geomorphology. 241, 55-71. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.04.008.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K. and Leishman, M.2015. Can the sedimentological and morphological structure of rivers be used to predict characteristics of riparian seed banks? Geomorphology. 254, 183-192.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K. and Leishman, M.2015. Can the regeneration of vegetation from riparian seed banks support biogeomorphic succession and the geomorphic recovery of degraded river channels? River Research and Applications. 31(7), 834-846.

Reid, H. E., & Brierley, G. J. (2015). Assessing geomorphic sensitivity in relation to river capacity for adjustment. Geomorphology, 251, 108-121. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.09.009.

Wheaton, J.M., Fryirs, K.A., Brierley, G., Bangan, S.G., Bouwes, N. and O’Brien, G. 2015. Geomorphic mapping and taxonomy of fluvial landforms. Geomorphology. 248, 273-295.

2014

Fryirs, K., Freidman, B., Williams, R., and Jacobsen, G. 2014. Peatlands in Eastern Australia? Sedimentology and age structure of Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone (THPSS) in the Southern Highlands and Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia. The Holocene. 24(11), 1527-1538.

Fryirs, K., Gough, J. and Hose, G. 2014. The geomorphic character and hydrological function of an upland swamp, Budderoo Plateau, Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia. Physical Geography. 35:4, 313-334.

Tadaki, M., Brierley, G.J. and Cullum, C. 2014. River classification: Theory, practice, politics. WIREs Water. 1, 349-367.

Ashby, N., Fryirs, K. and Howitt, R. 2014. Adaptive Management of Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone in the Blue Mountains: Is it occurring? in Vietz, G; Rutherfurd, I.D, and Hughes, R. (editors), Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference.Townsville, Queensland, Pages 378-384.

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 2014. Reading the Landscape in field-based fluvial geomorphology. In Thornbush, M., Allen, C.D. and Fitzpatrick, F.A. (Eds.). Geomorphological Fieldwork. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 231-257.

Brierley, G. J. and Fryirs, K.A. 2014. The importance of ‘moving targets’ in assessing what is physically achievable and what we seek to achieve in river restoration practice, in Vietz, G; Rutherfurd, I.D, and Hughes, R. (editors), Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference. Townsville, Queensland, Pages 385-390.

2013

Fryirs, K., Chessman, B and Rutherfurd, I. 2013. Progress, problems and prospects in Australian river repair. Marine and Freshwater Research. 64, 642-654.

Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K., Cullum, C., Tadaki, M. Huang, H.Q. and Blue, B. 2013. Reading the landscape: Integrating the theory and practice of geomorphology to develop place-based understandings of river systems. Progress in Physical Geography. 37(5), 601-621.

Fryirs, K. 2013. (Dis)connectivity in catchment sediment cascades: A fresh look at the sediment delivery problem. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, State of Science Series. 38, 30-46.

2012

Fryirs, K., Brierley, G., Erskine, W. 2012. Use of ergodic reasoning to reconstruct the historical range of variability and evolutionary trajectory of rivers. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 763-773.

Raine, A., Fryirs, K., Brierley, G., Cook, N., Outhet, D., Healy, M. And Parsons, L. 2012. Using geomorphology in river management: Linking policy with on-the-ground actions through applications of the River Styles framework in NSW. In Rutherfurd, I. and Grove, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th Australian Stream Management Conference. Managing for extremes. Canberra, ACT.

2011

Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K., Cook, N. and Outhet, D. 2011. Geomorphology in Action: Linking policy with on-the-ground actions through applications of the River Styles framework. Applied Geography. 31, 1132-1143.

Preston, N.P., Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 2011. The geographic basis of geomorphic enquiry. Geography Compass. 5(1), 21-34. doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2010.00404.x.

2010

Brierley, G.J., Reid, H., Fryirs, K. and Trahan, N. 2010. What are we monitoring and why? Using geomorphic principles to frame eco-hydrological assessments of river condition. Science of the Total Environment. 408, 2025-2033.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2010. Antecedent controls on river character and behaviour in partly-confined valley settings: upper Hunter catchment, NSW, Australia. Geomorphology. 117, 106-120.

Mika, S., Hoyle, J., Kyle, G., Howell, T., Wolfenden, B., Ryder, D., Keating, D., Boulton, A., Brierley, G., Brooks, A., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M., Sanders, M., Arthington, A., Creese, R., Dahm, M., Miller, C., Pusey, B., Spink, A. 2010. Inside the ‘black box’ of river restoration: Using catchment history to identify disturbance and response mechanisms to set targets for process-based restoration. Ecology and Society, 15(4), 8.

Spink, A., Hillman, M., Fryirs, K., Brierley, G.J. and Lloyd, K. 2010. Has river rehabilitation begun? Social perspectives on river management in the upper Hunter catchment. Geoforum. 41, 399-409.

2009

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 2009. Don’t fight the site: Geomorphic considerations in catchment-scale river rehabilitation planning. Environmental Management. 43(6), 1201-1218.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2009. Naturalness and place in river rehabilitation. Ecology and Society. 14(1): 20.

Fryirs, K., Spink, A. and Brierley, G. 2009. Post-European settlement response gradients of river sensitivity and recovery across the upper Hunter catchment, Australia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 897-918.

Spink, A., Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2009. The relationship between geomorphic river adjustment and management actions over the last 50 years in the upper Hunter catchment, NSW, Australia. River Research and Applications. 25, 904-928.

2008

Hoyle, J., Brooks, A.P., Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K. and Lander, J. 2008. Spatial variability in the nature and timing of channel response to typical human disturbance along the Upper Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33(6), 868-889.

Jain, V., Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G. 2008. Where do floodplains begin? The role of total stream power and longitudinal profile form on floodplain initiation processes. Geological Society of America Bulletin. 120, 127-141.

2007

Fryirs, K., Brierley, G. J., Preston, N. J. and Kasai, M. 2007 (a). Buffers, barriers and blankets: The (dis)connectivity of catchment-scale sediment cascades. Catena, 70, 49-67.

Fryirs, K., Brierley, G. J., Preston, N. J. and Spencer, J. 2007 (b). Catchment-scale (dis)connectivity in sediment flux in the upper Hunter catchment, New South Wales, Australia. Geomorphology, 84, 297-316.

Fryirs, K., Hillman, M. and Spink, A. 2007. Challenges faced in the integration of science in river management in Australia. In Wilson, A.L., Dehaan, R.L., Watts, R.J., Page, K.J., Bowmer, K.H., and Curtis, A. Proceedings of the 5th Australian Stream Management Conference. Australian rivers: making a difference. Charles Sturt University, Thurgoona, New South Wales. pp 103-108.

Spink, A., Fryirs, K., Brierley, G.J. and Lloyd, K. 2007. An interdisciplinary perspective of riverwork projects in the upper Hunter catchment: Has river rehabilitation begun? In Wilson, A.L., Dehaan, R.L., Watts, R.J., Page, K.J., Bowmer, K.H., and Curtis, A. Proceedings of the 5th Australian Stream Management Conference. Australian rivers: making a difference. Charles Sturt University, Thurgoona, New South Wales. pp 378-383.

2006

Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K. and Jain, V. 2006. Landscape connectivity: The geographic basis of geomorphic applications. Area. 38.2, 165-174.. 38.2, 165-174.

Brierley, G.J., Hillman, M. and Fryirs, K. 2006. Knowing your place: an Australasian perspective on catchment-framed approaches to river repair. Australian Geographer, 37(2), 131-145.

Chessman, B.C., Fryirs, K.A. and Brierley, G.J. 2006. Linking geomorphic character, behaviour and condition to fluvial biodiversity: Implications for river rehabilitation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Research. 16, 267-288.

Gorecki, V., Fryirs, K., and Brierley, G.J. 2006. The relationship between geomorphic structure and patterns of coarse particulate organic matter (CPOM) storage along the Kangaroo River, NSW, Australia. Australian Geographer, 37(3): 285-311.

Jain, V., Preston, N., Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2006. Comparative assessment of three approaches for deriving stream power plots along long profiles in the upper Hunter River catchment, New South Wales, Australia. Geomorphology. 74, 297-317.

2005

Brierley, G.J. 2005. Landscape perspectives on river rehabilitation practice: Keynote address. In: Rutherfurd, I. and Wiszniewski, I. (eds.) Fourth Australian Stream Management Conference Proceedings: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Launceston, Tasmania.

Brierley, G.J., Brooks, A.P., Fryirs, K. and Taylor, M.P.2005. Did humid-temperate rivers in the Old and New Worlds respond differently to clearance of riparian vegetation and removal of woody debris. Progress in Physical Geography. 29(1), 27-49.

Brierley, G., Miller, C., Brooks, A., Fryirs, K., Boulton, A., Ryder, D., Leishman, M., Keating, D. and Lander, J. 2005. Making integrative, cross-disciplinary research happen: Initial lessons from the Upper Hunter River Rehabilitation Initiative. In: Rutherfurd, I.D., Wiszniewski, I., Askey-Doran, M.J. and Glazik, R. (eds.)Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Hobart, Tasmania. pp125-133.

Fryirs, K. 2005. Linking landscape processes and river systems: Assessing implications of catchment-scale (dis)connectivity of sediment movement on river sensitivity, recovery and river management. In: Rutherfurd, I.D., Wiszniewski, I., Askey-Doran, M.J. and Glazik, R. (eds.)Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Hobart, Tasmania. pp256-259.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G. 2005. A catchment scale perspective on biophysical fluxes in the Upper Hunter: Constraints and limiting factors to river rehabilitation along the UHRRI study reach at Muswellbrook, NSW. In: Rutherfurd, I.D., Wiszniewski, I., Askey-Doran, M.J. and Glazik, R. (eds.)Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Hobart, Tasmania. pp250-255.

Gorecki, V., Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G. 2005. Geomorphic controls on Coarse Particulate Organic Matter (CPOM) distribution: implications for river rehabilitation. In: Rutherfurd, I.D., Wiszniewski, I., Askey-Doran, M.J. and Glazik, R. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Hobart, Tasmania.

Hillman, M. and Brierley, G.J. 2005. A critical review of catchment-scale stream rehabilitation programs. Progress in Physical Geography. 29(1), 50-70.

2004

Hillman, M. 2004. The Importance of environmental justice in stream rehabilitation. Ethics, Place and Environment. 7(1-2), 19-43.

Reinfelds, I., Cohen, T., Batten, P. and Brierley, G.J. 2004. Assessment of downstream trends in channel gradient, total and specific stream power: A GIS approach. Geomorphology. 60, 403-416.

Thomson, J.R., Taylor, M.P. and Brierley, G.J. 2004. Are River Styles ecologically meaningful? A test of the ecological relevance of a geomorphic river characterisation scheme. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Research. 14, 25-48.

2003

Fryirs, K. 2003. Guiding principles of assessing the geomorphic condition of rivers: Application of a framework in Bega catchment, South Coast, NSW, Australia. Catena. 53, 17-52.

2002

Brierley, G.J., Fryirs, K., Outhet, D., and Massey, C. 2002. Application of the River Styles framework as a basis for river management in New South Wales, Australia. Applied Geography. 22, 91-122.

Brierley, G.J., Hillman, M. and Devonshire, L. 2002. Learning to participate: Responding to challenges in Australian land and water management policy and practice. Australian Journal of Environmental Education. 18, 7-13.

2001

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 2001. Creating a catchment-framed biophysical vision for river rehabilitation programs. In Rutherfurd, I., Sheldon, F. Brierley, G. and Kenyon, C. (Eds.) Third Australian Stream Management Conference proceedings: The value of Healthy Rivers, 27-29 August, 2001, Brisbane. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology, Melbourne. Vol 1, pp59-65.

Fryirs, K.A. 2001. A geomorphic approach for assessing the condition and recovery potential of rivers: Application in Bega catchment, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia. PhD thesis, Department of Physical Geography, Macquarie University, Sydney.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2001. Variability in sediment delivery and storage along river courses in Bega catchment, NSW, Australia: Implications for geomorphic river recovery. Geomorphology, 38, 237-265.

Outhet, D., Fryirs, K. Massey, C. and Brierley, G.J. 2001. Application of the River Styles framework to river management programs in New South Wales. In: Rutherfurd, I., Sheldon, F. Brierley, G. and Kenyon, C. (Eds.). Third Australian Stream Management Conference proceedings: the value of Healthy Rivers, 27-29 August, 2001, Brisbane, Queensland. pp489-492.

Thomson, J., Taylor, M.P., Fryirs, K.A. and Brierley, G.J. 2001. A geomorphological framework for river characterisation and habitat assessment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 11, 373-389.

Koehn, J.D., Brierley, G.J., Cant, B.L. and Lucas, A.M. 2001. River Restoration Framework. Land and Water Australia Occasional Paper 01/01. Canberra, Australia.

Marutani, T., Brierley, G., Trustrum, N. and Page, M. (Eds.). 2001. Source-to-Sink Sedimentary Cascades in Pacific Rim Geo-systems. Matsumoto Sabo Work Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Motomachi, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan. 184 pp. ISBN 4-9900984-1-2.

2000

Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 2000. River Styles, a geomorphic approach to catchment characterisation: Implications for river rehabilitation in Bega catchment, New South Wales, Australia. Environmental Management. 25(6), 661-679.

Fryirs, K. and Brierley, G.J. 2000. A geomorphic approach for the identification of river recovery potential. Physical Geography. 21(3):244-277.

Taylor, M.P., Thomson, J., Fryirs, K.A. and Brierley, G.J. 2000. Habitat assessment using the River Styles™ methodology. Ecological Management and Restoration. 1(3):223-226.

1999

Brierley, G.J. 1999. River styles: An integrative biophysical template for river management. In: Rutherfurd, I. and Bartley, R.(Eds.). Stream Management in Australia. Proceedings of the Second National Conference. Volume 1, p93-99.

Brierley, G.J., Cohen, T., Fryirs, K. and Brooks, A. 1999. Post-European changes to the fluvial geomorphology of Bega Catchment, Australia: Implications for river ecology. Freshwater Biology 41, 839-848.

Ferguson, R.J. 1999. Know your catchment! The importance of understanding controls on River Styles™ and their distribution in catchment management. In: Rutherfurd, I. and Bartley, R. (Eds.). Stream Management in Australia. Proceedings of the Second National Conference. Volume 1, p249-255.

Ferguson, R.J. and Brierley, G.J. 1999. Downstream changes in valley confinement as a control on floodplain morphology, lower Tuross River, New South Wales, Australia. In: Miller, A.J. and Gupta, A.(Eds.). Varieties of Fluvial Form. Wiley. p377-407.

Fryirs. K. 1999. The recovery potential of River Styles™ in the Bega catchment, NSW: A catchment based framework for prioritorisation of river rehabilitation strategies. In: Rutherfurd, I.(Ed.). Stream Management in Australia. Proceedings of the Second National Conference. Volume 1, p279-285.

1998

Rutherfurd, I., Ladson, A., Tilleard, J., Stewardson, M., Ewing, S., Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K. 1998. Research and development needs for river restoration in Australia. LWRRDC Occasional Paper 15/98. 91 pp. ISBN 0642-26728-6.