International and National Conferences

Invited presentations

Monk, W.A. P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah, D.L. Peters, D.J. Baird and R.A. Curry (2009). Quantifying macroinvertebrate community response to inter-annual and regional hydrological variability. Presented at the North American Benthological Society annual meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, USA. 17-22 May.

Monk, W.A. (2007). Scales of variability: Significance for river systems. Presented to the Biology Department, University of New Brunswick. April 13.

Oral presentations at national and international conferences

Monk, W.A., D.J. Baird, R.A. Curry and D.L. Peters (2010). Quantifying trends in indicator hydrological variables for regime-based groups of Canadian rivers. Presented at the Canadian Geophysical Union annual meeting, Ottawa, Canada. 31 May-4 June.

Peters, D.L., Monk, W.A. and D.J. Baird (2010). Watershed-Scale Trend and Variability Assessment of Ecologically Relevant Streamflow Variables for the Athabasca River: Implications for Development. Presented at the Canadian Geophysical Union annual meeting, Ottawa, Canada. 31 May-4 June.

Baird, D.J., D.L. Peters, W.A. Monk and J.B. Crocker (2009). Establishing standards and assessment criteria for instream flow needs in agricultural watersheds in Canada. Presented at North American Benthological Society annual meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, USA. 17-22 May.

Monk, W.A., D.J. Baird, R.A. Curry and D.L. Peters (2008). Instream benthic ecology and hydrological regimes in agricultural regions: Spatial patterns and temporal trends in the Americas. Presented at 8th Intecol Conference on Wetland Ecology, Cuiaba, Brazil. 20-25 July.

Monk, W.A., D.L. Peters, D.J. Baird and R.A. Curry (2008). Climatic and flow regime classification of small watersheds in the agricultural region of Canada. Presented at Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, Alberta, Canada. 11-14 May.

Monk, W.A. (2008). Developing an interpretive model for a provincial benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring program. Presented at CCME, Fredericton, Canada. 5-6 February.

Monk, W.A. and R.A. Curry (2007). Ecological significance of spatial and temporal variability in stream temperatures across north-eastern North America. Presented at Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 18-21 June.

Monk, W.A. and R.A. Curry (2007). Application of a hydrological regime classification across Canada. Presented at Air, Ocean, Earth and Ice on the Rock hosted by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographical Society, the Canadian Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. 28 May -1 June.

Monk, W.A., R.A. Curry, N. Craig, J. O’Keefe, N. Duke and E. Foster (2007). Provincial water classification: linking aquatic research with river management. Presented at Canadian Conferences For Fisheries Research and Society of Canadian Limnologists, Montreal, Canada. 4-6 January.

Monk, W.A., R.A. Curry, N. Craig, J. O’Keefe and N. Duke (2006). New Brunswick’s Water Classification: An environmental program using benthic macroinvertebrates. Presented at Canadian Rivers Institute Day, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada. 18 May.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2006). Inter-annual hydroecological variability within river ecosystems in England and Wales. Presented at Linking Watersheds Workshop, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada. 22 February.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2005). The response of instream fauna to inter-annual variability with particular reference to drought. Presented at Low flows and the hydro-illogical cycle, British Hydrological Society meeting, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. 14 December.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2005). Inter-annual hydroecological variability within river systems in England and Wales. Presented at the Fourth Society for European Freshwater Sciences Symposium (SEFS4), Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 22-26 August.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2004). Flow variability and ecological response within river systems in England and Wales. Presented at ‘The XXIX Congress of the International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology (Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, SIL)’, Lahti, Finland. 8-14 August.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2004). Hydroecological variability within riverine ecosystems in England and Wales. Presented at ‘Climate Change and Aquatic Systems’, The University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. 21-23 July.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2003). Scales of hydroecological variability within riverine ecosystems. Presented at Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough. 3 December.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, H.M. Rendell, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2003). Scales of hydroecological variability within riverine ecosystems. Presented at the British Hydrological Society Postgraduate Symposium, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. 14 May.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2002). The influence of flow variability on instream macroinvertebrate communities. Presented at the Midlands Consortium for Postgraduate Training in Physical Geography, University College Northampton, Northampton, UK. 7 December

Poster presentations

Lento, J., Monk, W.A., Cote, D., Luiker, E., Curry, R.A. and Culp, J.M. (2010). The importance of environmental drivers at nested spatial scales for structuring benthic macroinvertebrate communities in eastern Arctic rivers. Present at the ArcticNet 7th Annual Scientific Meeting. Ottawa, Canada. 14-17 December.

Armanini, D., Tenanbaum, D., Monk, W.A., Baird, D.J. and Peters, D.L. (2010). Development of a riverine benthic invertebrate tool to support the definition of hydroecological management guidelines: The Canadian Ecological Flow Index (CEFI). Presented at the Canadian Geophysical Union annual meeting, Ottawa, Canada. 31 May-4 June.

Armanini, D., Monk, W.A., Carter, L., Baird, D.J. and Peters, D.L. (2010) Development of a widely applicable reference condition model for rivers in Canada: A pilot study in Atlantic Canada. Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada. 15-18 June.

Monk, W.A., Curry, R.A., Culp, J.M. and Cote, D. (2009). Towards the development of a reference condition model for bioassessment in northern Québec and Labrador. Presented at ArcticNet 6th Annual Meeting. Victoria, Canada. 8-11 December.

Monk, W.A., D.L. Peters, D.J. Baird and R.A. Curry (2009). Spatial patterns and temporal trends in hydrological regimes across the Americas. Presented at the Canadian Geophysical Union annual meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. 24-27 May.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2006). The importance of taxonomic resolution in understanding the influence of flow variability upon benthic macroinvertebrate communities. Presented at the Riverine Hydroecology: Advances in Research and Applications conference, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland. 14-18 August.

Monk, W.A., P.J. Wood, D.M. Hannah and D.A. Wilson (2003). Scales of hydroecological variability within riverine ecosystems. Presented at the Third Society for European Freshwater Sciences Symposium (SEFS3), The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. 13-19 July.