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)

  • Groom, J., Bertin, S., & Friedrich, H. (2018). Assessing Intra-Bar Variations in Grain Roughness Using Close-Range Photogrammetry. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88 (5), 555-567. 10.2110/jsr.2018.30
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Wilson, R. I., Friedrich, H., & Stevens, C. (2018). Image thresholding process for combining photometry with intrusive flow instruments. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 56 (2), 282-290. 10.1080/00221686.2017.1313320
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Craig Stevens
  • Bertin, S., Groom, J., & Friedrich, H. (2017). Isolating roughness scales of gravel-bed patches. Water Resources Research, 53 (8), 6841-6856. 10.1002/2016WR020205
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/35906
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jane Groom
  • Stähly S, Friedrich, H., & Detert, M. (2017). Size ratio of fluvial grains' intermediate axes assessed by image processing and square-hole sieving. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 143 (6).10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001286
  • Wilson, R. I., Friedrich, H., & Stevens, C. (2017). Turbulent entrainment in sediment-laden flows interacting with an obstacle. Physics of Fluids, 29 (3), 036603-036603. 10.1063/1.4979067
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Craig Stevens
  • Spiller, S. M., Ruther, N., & Friedrich, H. (2015). Dynamic lift on an artificial static armor layer during highly unsteady open channel flow. Water (Switzerland), 7 (9), 4951-4970. 10.3390/w7094951
  • Bertin, S., Friedrich, H., Delmas, P., Chan, E., & Gimel'farb G (2015). Digital stereo photogrammetry for grain-scale monitoring of fluvial surfaces: Error evaluation and workflow optimisation. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 101, 193-208. 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.12.019
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31388
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Georgy Gimel'farb, Patrice Delmas
  • Levy, B., Friedrich, H., Cater, J. E., Clarke, R. J., & Denier, J. P. (2014). The impact of twine/mesh ratio on the flow dynamics through a porous cylinder. Experiments in Fluids, 5510.1007/s00348-014-1829-y
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/23301
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Richard Clarke, John Cater


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