River Research Papers

Malmqvist, B., Wotton, R.S. and Zhang, Y. (2001) Suspension feeders transform massive amounts of seston in large northern rivers. Oikos 92: 35-43.


Wotton, R.S. and Malmqvist, B. (2001) Feces in aquatic ecosystems. BioScience 51: 537-544.


Malmqvist, B. and Wotton, R.S. (2002) Do tributary streams contribute significantly to the transport of faecal pellets in large rivers? Aquatic Sciences 64: 156-162.


Wotton, R.S., Malmqvist, B. and Leonardsson, K. (2003) Expanding traditional views on suspension feeders - quantifying their role as ecosystem engineers. Oikos 101: 441-443.


Malmqvist, B., Adler, P.H., Kuusela, K., Merritt, R.W. and Wotton, R.S. (2004) Black flies in the boreal biome: key organisms in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. Ecoscience 11: 187-200.


Cotton, J.A., Wharton, G., Bass, J.A.B., Heppell, C.M. and Wotton, R.S. (2006) Plant-water-sediment interactions in lowland permeable streams: investigating the effect of seasonal changes in vegetation cover on flow patterns and sediment accumulation. Geomorphology 77: 320-334.


Wharton, G., Cotton, J.A., Wotton, R.S., Bass, J.A.B., Heppell, C.M., Trimmer, M., Sanders, I.A. and Warren, L.L. (2006) Engineering of flows and fine sediments by macrophytes and suspension-feeding invertebrates in the Frome and Piddle catchments, Dorset (UK). Journal of Hydrology 330: 171-184.


Joyce, P., Warren, L.L. and Wotton, R.S. (2007) Faecal pellets in streams: their binding, breakdown and utilization. Freshwater Biology 52: 1868-1880.


Wotton, R.S. and Warren, L.L. (2007) Impacts of suspension feeders on the modification and transport of stream seston. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 169: 231-236.


Joyce, P. and Wotton, R.S. (2008) Shredder fecal pellets as stores of allochthonous organic matter in streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27: 521-528.


Warren, L.L., Wotton, R.S., Wharton, G., Bass, J.A.B. and Cotton, J.A. (2009).The transport of fine particulate organic matter (FPOM) in vegetated chalk streams. Ecohydrology 2: 480-491.