Megan Klaar

Dr Megan Klaar
Research Fellow

School of Geography
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

My interests include

* The linkages between geomorphology, hydrology and ecology
* The influence of coarse woody debris on river processes
* Use of remote sensing techniques to monitor landscape development
* Climate change and landscape- biotic interactions
* Assessment of ecological status within rivers using biotic, geomorphic and hydraulic indicators
* Habitat and fishery assessment techniques


Klaar, M.J., Maddock, I., Hill, D.F., and Milner, A.M. Interactions between terrestrial and river ecosystem development and coarse woody debris dynamics within recently deglaciated streams in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Geomorphology (in review)

Klaar, M.J., Maddock, I., and Milner, A.M. (2010). The development of hydraulic and geomorphic complexity in newly formed streams in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. River Research and Applications 25: 1331-1338

Hill, D.F., Ciavola, S.J., Etherington, L., and Klaar, M.J. (2009). Estimation of freshwater runoff into Glacier Bay, Alaska and incorporation into a tidal circulation model. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 82: 95-107.

Klaar, M.J., Copp, G.H. and Horsfield, R. (2004). Autumnal habitat use of non-native pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus and associations with native fish species in small English streams. Folia Zoologica 53(2): 189-202.

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