Dr Deniz Özkundakci

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Qualifications: Diploma Ingenieur Environmental Engineering, Lippe and Höxter University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2006. PhD (Waikato) 2010.

Research Interests

Catchment and in-lake management for eutrophication control.
Ecological modelling.
Advanced analytical techniques for phosphorus speciation (e.g. 31P NMR).

Recent Publications

  • Le Quesne, K. S., Özkundakci, D., & Duggan, I. C. (2021). Life on the farm: are zooplankton communities in natural ponds and constructed dams the same?. Marine and Freshwater Research, 72(3), 330-340. doi:10.1071/mf20030

  • Zagarese, H. E., Sagrario, M. D. L. Á. G., Wolf-Gladrow, D., Nõges, P., Nõges, T., Kangur, K., . . . Knoll, L. B. (2021). Patterns of CO2 concentration and inorganic carbon limitation of phytoplankton biomass in agriculturally eutrophic lakes. Water Research, 190. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2020.116715

  • Abell, J. M., van Dam-Bates, P., Özkundakci, D., & Hamilton, D. P. (2020). Reference and current Trophic Level Index of New Zealand lakes: benchmarks to inform lake management and assessment. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 54(4), 636-657. doi:10.1080/00288330.2020.1726974 Open Access version:

  • Abell, J. M., Özkundakci, D., Hamilton, D. P., & Reeves, P. (2020). Restoring shallow lakes impaired by eutrophication: Approaches, outcomes, and challenges. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1080/10643389.2020.1854564

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