Dr John Quinn

Freshwater and Estuaries 

John is a stream ecologist. His research interests include nutrient attenuation within rivers, and understanding and mitigating the effects of forestry and pastoral agricultural land uses and the rehabilitation and restoration of streams and lakes. 

John has established long-term studies and is interested in integrated approaches involving land and aquatic research and social and biophysical science. 

He is currently a member of the Technical Leaders Group for the Waikato/Waipa Healthy Rivers Plan Change and co-lead of the Innovative and Resilient Land and Water Management Theme of the Our Land and Water National Science.  


  • BSc Hons, University of Otago 
  • PhD, Massey University




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