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Published Works

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Article: Global sediment yields from urban and urbanizing watersheds, Earth-Science Reviews 168:73-80. Russell, K., Vietz, G. J., Fletcher, T. D., 2017.

Article: River bank erosion and the influence of environmental flow management, Journal of Environmental Management, 61(3):454-468. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-017-0857-9. Vietz, G. J., Lintern, A., Webb, J. A., Straccione, D., 2017.

Article: Geomorphological effects of flow alteration on rivers, in: Water for the Environment: From Policy and Science to Implementation and Management (A. Horne, A. Webb, M. Stewardson, B. D. Richter, M. Acreman, eds.), Academic Press, Massachusetts, United States, pp. 736. Vietz, G. J., Finlayson, B. L., 2017.

Article: Protecting and managing stream morphology in urban catchments, in: Approaches to water sensitive urban design (A. Sharma, T. Gardner, D. Begbie, eds.), Elsevier. Vietz, G. J., Hawley, R. J.,

Article: Effects of urbanization on stream hydraulics. Paper  River Research and Applications. Anim, D., Fletcher, T., Vietz, G., Pasternack, G., Burns, M.,

Conference Paper: Knowing then doing, or is it doing then knowing? Environmental flows and bank condition monitoring in the Goulburn River, Australia. Paper 26972, In: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, Conference, 7-12 February 2016, Melbourne, Australia, The University of Melbourne. Vietz, G., Casanelia, S., Earl, G., Conlan, I., Johnson, C., 2016.

Article: Addressing the urban stream disturbance regime, Freshwater Science, 35(1), in-press, DOI: 10.1086/684647. Hawley, R. J., Vietz, G. J., 2016.

Article: Thinking outside the channel: Challenges and opportunities for stream morphology protection and restoration in urbanizing catchments, Landscape and Urban Planning 145:34-44, DOI 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.09.004. Vietz, G. J., Rutherfurd, I. D., Fletcher, T. D., Walsh, C. J., 2016.

Article: Urban hydrogeomorphology and the urban stream syndrome: treating the symptoms and causes of geomorphic change, Progress in Physical Geography DOI 10.1177/0309133315605048. Vietz, G. J., Walsh, C. J., Fletcher, T. D., 2015,

Article: Setting stream naturalisation goals to achieve ecosystem improvement in urbanising greenfield catchments, Area – Special Issue, Geography, Urban Geomorphology and Sustainability DOI: 10.1111/area.12181. Sammonds, M. J., Vietz, G. J., 2015.

Conference Paper: Sediment sensitive cities: An investigation of opportunities to better manage sediment in stormwater control measures and urban waterways, in: Proceedings of the 9th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference (Institution of Engineers Australia, ed.), Sydney, Australia. Vietz, G. J., Glaister, B. J., 2015.

Article: Protection of stream ecosystems from urban stormwater runoff; the multiple benefits of an ecohydrological approach, Progress in Physical Geography 38(5):543-555. Fletcher, T. D., Vietz, G. J., Walsh, C. J., 2014.

Conference Paper: Improving urban stream condition by redirecting sediments: A review of associated contaminants, in: Australian Stream Management conference, Catchments to Coast (G. J. Vietz, I. D. Rutherfurd, R. M. Hughes, eds.), June 30 to July 2, 2014, Townsville, Queensland, pp. 549-557. Houshmand, A., Vietz, G. J., Hatt, B. E., 2014.

Article: Protection of stream ecosystems from urban stormwater runoff; the multiple benefits of an ecohydrological approach, Progress in Physical Geography 38(5):543-555. Fletcher, T. D., Vietz, G. J., Walsh, C. J., 2014.

Article: Ecologically relevant geomorphic attributes of streams are impaired by even low levels of watershed effective imperviousness, Geomorphology 206:67-78, Vietz, G. J., Sammonds, M. J., Walsh, C. J., Fletcher, T. D., Rutherfurd, I. D., Stewardson, M. J., 2014.

Conference Paper: Water(way) sensitive urban design: Addressing the causes of channel degradation through catchment-scale management of water and sediment, in: Proceedings of the 8th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference (Institution of Engineers Australia, ed.), Gold Coast, Australia, 25-29 November, 2013.

Article: Using water destined for irrigation to conserve wetland ecosystems: A basis for assessing feasibility, Water Resources Research, DOI 10.1002/wrcr.20338. 49(8):4662-4671. Sammonds, M., Vietz, G., Costelloe, J., 2013,

Article: Impacts of flow regulation on slackwaters in river channels, Water Resources Research 49(4):1797, Vietz, G. J., Sammonds, M. J., Stewardson, M. J., 2013.

Conference Paper: Factors that affect the hydraulic performance of raingardens: Implications for design and maintenance. Facteurs influençant la performance hydraulique des jardins de pluie: implications pour la conception et l’entretien, in: Novatech (F. L. Bertrand-Krajewski, T. D. Fletcher, eds.), Lyon, France, June 23 to 27, 2013, Virahsawmy, H., Stewardson, M. J., Vietz, G. J., Fletcher, T. D., 2013.

Extended Abstract: Evolution of a low-energy anabranching floodplain: the Ovens River, Australia, in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology. University of Leeds, UK, 14-19 July, 2013, P.M. Marren, G.J. Vietz and I.D. Rutherfurd, 2013.

Article: Hydrodynamics and sedimentology of concave benches in a lowland river. Geomorphology, 147-148, 86-101, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.07.033. Vietz, G.J., Rutherfurd, I.D., Stewardson, MS., and B.L. Finlayson, 2012.

Conference Paper: Another reason urban streams are stuffed: geomorphic history, challenges and opportunities, in: J.R. Grove, I.D. Rutherfurd (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Australian Stream Management Conference Canberra, Australia. Vietz, G.J., Stewardson, M.J., Walsh, C.J., Fletcher, T.D., 2012.

Conference Paper: Impacts of regulation on low flow ecological habitat, in: Proceedings of the 34th IAHR World Congress – Balance and uncertainty: Water in a changing world, Brisbane, Australia, 26 June to 1 July 2011. International Association Hydraulic Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, pp. 2986-2993. Vietz, G.J., M. Sammonds, and M.J. Stewardson, 2011.

Article: The role of hydraulics in fine-grained sedimentation within river channels: an example from the Ovens River, Australia. Available online in: On the Cutting Edge, Teaching Geomorphology in the 21st Century. Geomorphology vignette, updated 1 February 2011. Vietz, G.J., 2011.

Conference Paper: Water sharing for the environment and Agriculture in the Broken catchment. 55th Annual AARES National Conference, Melbourne pp 1-20. Farquharson B., Ramilan T., Stewardson M., Beverly C., Vietz G., George B, Dassanayake D., Sammonds M. 2011.

Conference Paper: An integrated modeling framework to evaluate water allocation strategies in the Broken catchment, Victoria. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM), Sustaining our Future: understanding and living with uncertainty, Perth, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc., p. 4099-4105. George, B., R. Adams, T. Ramilan, J. Costelloe, M. Sammonds, G. Vietz, B. Farquharson, A. Western, 2011.

Conference Paper: An environmental economic assessment of water sharing alternatives for the Broken catchment in Northern Victoria. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM), Sustaining our Future: understanding and living with uncertainty, Perth, Australia, 12 – 16 December 2011, T. Ramilan, R. Farquharson , B.A. George, M. Sammonds , G.J. Vietz, J. Yen, W. Shenton, K.B. Dassanayake, B.R. Cullen, M.J. Stewardson, A.W. Western.

Conference Paper: Managing river flow for geomorphic form: erosion and accretion of river benches. Proceedings of the 5th Australian Stream Management Conference, ‘Australian rivers: making a difference’, 21–25 May 2007, Albury, Australia, pp 413–418. Vietz, G., Rutherfurd, I., Stewardson, M., B. Finlayson, 2007.

Article: Flows that Form: The Hydromorphology of Concave-Bank Bench Formation in the Ovens River, Australia. In Sediment Dynamics and the Hydromorphology of Fluvial Systems, Rowan, J.S., Duck, R.W. and Werritty A. (eds.), IAHS Publication 306, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Wallingford, pp 267-276. Vietz, G.J., Stewardson, M.J., and B.L. Finlayson, 2006.

Conference Paper: Variability in river bench elevation and the implications for environmental flow studies. Proceedings of the 2005 Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Canberra, Australia. Vietz, G.J., Rutherfurd, I.D., and M.J. Stewardson, 2005.

Conference Paper: Not all benches are created equal: Proposing and field testing an in-channel river bench classification. Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference, Hobart, Australia. Vietz, G.J., Stewardson, M.J. and I.D. Rutherfurd, 2004.

Conference Paper: Integration of Water Regime Requirements for High Value Wetlands along the River Murray System – Hume Dam to the Murray Mouth. Proceedings of the 2002 Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. Vietz, G.J., and R. Hardie, 2002.