Selected Publications Page

Refereed P​ublications

Petticrew, E.L, Albers, S.J, Baldwin, S., Carmack, E.C., Dery, S., Gantner, N., Graves, K., Laval, B., Morrison, J., Owens, P.N. and Vagle, S.  (2015). The impact of a catastrophic mine tailings spill into one of North America's largest fjord lakes: Quesnel Lake, British Columbia.  Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2015GL063345

Clark, D.E., Vogels, M.F.A., van der Perk, M., Owens, P.N., Petticrew, E.L. (2014).  Effects of a small-scale, abandoned gold mine on the geochemistry of fine streambed and floodplain sediments in the Horsefly River watershed, British Columbia, Canada.  Mineralogical Magazine, 78:1491-1504.

Rex, J.F., Petticrew, E.L., Albers, S.J. and Williams, N.D. (2014).  The influence of Pacific salmon decay products on near-field stream bed sediment and organic matter dynamics: A flume simulation. Earth Surface Process and Landforms. 39:1378-1385.

Schiefer, E., Petticrew, E.L., Immell, R., Hassan, M.A, and Sonderegger, D.L. (2014). Land use and climate change impacts on lake sedimentation rates in western Canada.  Anthropocene 3:61-71.

Koiter, A.J., Owens, P.N., Petticrew, E.L and Lobb. D.A. (2013). The behavioural characteristics of sediment properties and their implications for sediment fingerprinting as an approach for identifying sediment sources in river basins. Earth-Science Review 125: 24-42.

Koiter, A.J., Lobb, D.A., Owens, P.N., Petticrew, E.L, Tiessen, K.H.D. and Li, S. (2013). Investigating the role of connectivity and scale in assessing the sources of sediment in an agricultural watershed in the Canadian prairies using sediment source fingerprinting. Special issue on watershed source identification. J. Soils and Sediments 13:1676-1691.

Albers, S.J. and Petticrew, E.L. (2013). Biogeomorphic impacts of migration and disturbance: Implications of salmon spawning and decay.  Geomorphology 202:43-50. 2013.02.002.

Owens, P.N., Giles, T.R., Petticrew, E.L., Leggat, M., Moore, R.D., and Eaton, B.C. (2013). Muted responses of streamflow and suspended sediment flux in a wildfire-affected watershed. Geomorphology 202: 128-139. 2013.01.001.

Dery, S.J., Hernandez, M., Owens, P.N., Parkes, M.W. and Petticrew, E.L. (2012). A century of hydrological variability and trends in the Fraser River Basin. Environmental Research Letters   7: 024019, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024019.

Albers, S.J., Petticrew, E.L. (2012). Ecosystem response to a salmon disturbance regime: Implications for downstream nutrient fluxes in aquatic systems. Limnology and Oceanography, 57(1) 113-123. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E. L., J. F. Rex and, S. J. Albers. (2011). Bidirectional delivery of organic matter between freshwater and marine systems: the role of flocculation in Pacific salmon streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 30: 779-786, doi: 10.1899/10-133.1. Link to full text (PDF)

Rex, J.F. and Petticrew, E.L. (2010). Salmon-derived nitrogen delivery and storage within a gravel bed: Sediment and water interactions. Ecological Engineering, 36 1167-1173. Link to full text (PDF)

Rex, J.F. and Petticrew, E.L. (2008). Delivery of marine-derived nutrients to streambeds by Pacific salmon. Nature – Geoscience, 1: 840-843. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. (2009).  Thirty years of sediment - water science: history, trends and future directions. Marine and Freshwater Research, 2009, 60, 611–618. Link to full text (PDF) 

Williams, N.D. and Petticrew, E.L. (2009). Aggregate stability in organically and conventionally farmed soils. Soil Use and Management, September 2009, 25, 284–292. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. and McConnachie, J.L. (2007).  Identifying variable organic matter sources in riverine suspended sediments. Chapter 6.1 In Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers.  An Interdisciplinary Approach (Eds) Westrich, B. and Förstner, U. Springer Publ. Berlin. pp 218-232.

Petticrew, E.L. A. Krein and D. Walling. (2007). Evaluating fine sediment mobilization and storage in a gravel-bed river using controlled reservoir releases. Hydrological Processes, 21, 198-210. For more information, Link to full text (PDF) 

French, T.D. and E.L. Petticrew. (2007).Chlorophyll a seasonality in four shallow eutrophic lakes (northern British Columbia, Canada) and the critical roles of internal phosphorus loading and temperature.  Hydrobiologia, 575:285-299. Link to full text (PDF)

Radomske, E.H., Curtis, P.J., Petticrew, E.L. (2006).  Phytoplankton and bacterioplankton dependencies on dissolved organic matter (DOM) and inorganic nutrient concentrations in lake enclosures. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung für theoretische und angewandte. Limnologie, 29: 1301-1305.

McConnachie, J.L. and E.L. Petticrew. (2006) Tracing organic matter sources in riverine suspended sediment: Implications for fine sediment transfers. Geomorphology, 79:13-26. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L., P.N. Owens and T.R. Giles. (2006) Wildfire effects on the quality and composition of suspended and gravel-stored sediments. Water Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, 6: 647-656. Link to full text (PDF)

Owens, P.N., W.H. Blake and E.L. Petticrew. (2006) Changes in sediment sources following wildfire in mountainous terrain: a paired-catchment approach, British Columbia, Canada. Water Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, 6: 637-645. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. and J.F. Rex. (2006) The importance of temporal changes in gravel-stored fine sediment on habitat conditions in a salmon spawning stream, in Sediment Dynamics and the Hydromorphology of Fluvial Systems (Eds) J.S. Rowan, R.W. Duck and A. Werritty. International Association of Hydrological Sciences Press, 306: 434-441. Link to full text (PDF)

Rex, J. F. and E.L. Petticrew. (2006) Pacific salmon and sediment flocculation: nutrient cycling and intergravel habitat quality, in Sediment Dynamics and the Hydromorphology of Fluvial Systems (Eds) J.S. Rowan, R.W. Duck and A. Werritty. International Association of Hydrological Sciences Press, 306: 442-449. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. (2006).  The physical and biological influence of spawning fish on fine sediment transport and storage. pp 112-127 in Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments: measurement, modelling and management . P.N. Owens and A.J. Collins (Eds), CABI Publishers, Wallingford, UK. Link to full text (PDF)

Owens, P.N., Batalla, R., Collins, A.J., Gomez, B., Hicks, D.M., Horowitz, A.J., Kondolf, G.M., Marden, M., Page, M.J., Peacock, D.H., Petticrew, E.L., Salomons, W. and Trustrum, N.A. (2005). Fine-grained sediment in river systems: environmental significance and management issues. River Research and Applications, 21: 693-717. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L  (2005). Flocculation and aggregation of suspended and gravel-stored fine sediment in productive headwater streams - A case study of O’Ne-eil Creek, British Columbia, Canada.  pp 71-93. In  Flocculation in Natural and Engineered Environmental Systems. I.G. Droppo, G.G. Leppard, S.N. Liss, and T. G. Milligan (Eds) CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Link to full text (PDF)

McConnachie, J.L. and Petticrew, E.L. (2004). Hydrological and biological event based variability in the fine-grained sediment structure of a small undisturbed catchment, In Sediment Transfer through the Fluvial System.  V. Golosov, V. Belyaev and D.Walling (Eds).  International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 288: 459-465. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L and J.M. Arocena. (2003).Organic matter composition of gravel-stored sediments from salmon bearing streams. Hydrobiologia, 494:17-24. Link to full text (PDF)

Krein, A., E.L. Petticrew  and T. Udelhoven.  (2003). The use of fine sediment fractal dimensions and colour to determine sediment sources in a small watershed. Catena, 53:165-179. Link to full text (PDF)

Luider, C., E.L. Petticrew, and P.J. Curtis.  (2003).  Scavenging of dissolved organic matter (DOM) by amorphous iron hydroxide particles Fe(OH)3(s). Hydrobiologia, 494:37-41. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. and J.M. Arocena. 2001.  Evaluation of iron-phosphate as a source of internal lake phosphorus loadings.  Science of the Total Environment, 266:87-93. Link to full text (PDF)

Petticrew, E.L. and I.G. Droppo. 2000. The morphology and settling characteristics of fine-grained sediment from a selection of Canadian rivers. pp 111-126 In Contributions to the International Hydrological Programme V by Canadian Experts.  IHP-V Technical Documents in Hydrology, No 33, UNESCO, Paris.

Ashmore, P., F.M. Conley, D. deBoer, Y. Martin, E.L. Petticrew and A. Roy.  2000. Recent (1995-1998) Canadian research on contemporary processes of river erosion and sedimentation and river mechanics.  Hydrological Processes, 14: 1687-1706. Link to full text (PDF)