Professor Judi Hewitt

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Research | Current

·       Coastal and estuarine marine ecology

·       Scale dependent processes in heterogeneous environments

·       Analysis of spatial and temporal variation in populations and communities

·       Functional, community and habitat biodiversity

·       Biological and ecological mapping


Fellow of the Royal Society NZ, NZMSS lifetime achievement award

Marine Sciences Life time achievement Award

Docent Marine Ecology, University of Helsinki

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Cummings, V. J., Hewitt, J. E., Thrush, S. F., Marriott, P. M., Halliday, N. J., & Norkko, A. (2018). Linking Ross Sea Coastal Benthic Communities to Environmental Conditions: Documenting Baselines in a Spatially Variable and Changing World. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.10.3389/fmars.2018.00232
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Thrush
  • Davies, K., Fisher, K., Foley, M., Greenaway, A., Hewitt, J., Le Heron, R., ... Lundquist, C. (2018). Navigating collaborative networks and cumulative effects for Sustainable Seas. Environmental Science & Policy. 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.01.013
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Carolyn Lundquist, Richard Le Heron
  • Villnäs A, Hewitt, J., Snickars, M., Westerbom, M., & Norkko, A. (2018). Template for using biological trait groupings when exploring large-scale variation in seafloor multifunctionality. Ecological Applications, 28 (1), 78-94. 10.1002/eap.1630
  • Ellingsen, K. E., Yoccoz, N. G., Tveraa, T., Hewitt, J. E., & Thrush, S. F. (2017). Long-term environmental monitoring for assessment of change: measurement inconsistencies over time and potential solutions. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 189 (11)10.1007/s10661-017-6317-4
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Thrush
  • Ellis, J. I., Clark, D., Atalah, J., Jiang, W., Taiapa, C., Patterson, M., ... Hewitt, J. (2017). Multiple stressor effects on marine infauna: responses of estuarine taxa and functional traits to sedimentation, nutrient and metal loading. Scientific reports, 7 (1)10.1038/s41598-017-12323-5
  • Lundquist, C. J., Bulmer, R. H., Clark, M. R., Hillman, J. R., Nelson, W. A., Norrie, C. R., ... Hewitt, J. E. (2017). Challenges for the conservation of marine small natural features. Biological Conservation, 211 (pt. B), 69-79. 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.12.027
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Carolyn Lundquist, Wendy Nelson, Craig Norrie
  • Thrush, S. F., Hewitt, J. E., Kraan, C., Lohrer, A. M., Pilditch, C. A., & Douglas, E. (2017). Changes in the location of biodiversity– ecosystem function hot spots across the seafloor landscape with increasing sediment nutrient loading. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284 (1852)10.1098/rspb.2016.2861
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Thrush
  • Tuck, I. D., Hewitt, J. E., Handley, S. J., & Lundquist, C. J. (2017). Assessing the effects of fishing on soft sediment habitat, fauna and process. Wellington: Ministry for Primary Industries. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Tuck, Carolyn Lundquist

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 3, Room 375
New Zealand