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Dr. Mike Joy
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Journal Articles

Low, M., Joy, M.K., & Makan, T. (submitted) Using regression trees to predict patterns of male provisioning in the stitchbird (hihi). Animal Behaviour .

Joy, M.K., Olden, J.D., & Death, R.G. (submitted) Putting The Species Back Into Community The Efficacy Of A Multispecies Neural Network For Modeling Biological Communities. Journal of Applied Ecology .

Blackwell, G.L., Söhlkeb, V., Meek, P.D., Joy, M.K., & Dickman, C.R. (submitted) Modelling the Distribution of the Hastings River mouse (Pseudomys oralis) in New South Wales . Austral Ecology .

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (In Press). Neural network modelling of freshwater fish and macro-crustacean assemblages for biological assessment in New Zealand . In Modelling community structure in freshwater ecosystems (eds S. Lek, M. Scardi & S.E. Jorgensen). Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York .

Olden, J.D., Joy, M.K., & Death, R.G. (2004) An accurate comparison of methods for quantifying variable importance in artificial neural networks using simulated data. Ecological Modelling , 178 , 389-397.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2004) Application of the Index of Biotic Integrity Methodology to New Zealand Freshwater Fish Communities. Environmental Management , 34 , 415-428.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2004) Predictive modelling and spatial mapping of freshwater fish and decapod assemblages: an integrated GIS and neural network approach. Freshwater Biology , 49 , 1036-1052

Olden, J.D., Joy, M.K., & Death, R.G. (2004) An accurate comparison of methods for quantifying variable importance in artificial neural networks using simulated data. Ecological Modelling , 178 , 389-397.

Death, R.G. & Joy, M.K. (2004) Invertebrate community structure in streams of the Manawatu-Wanganui region, New Zealand : the roles of catchment versus reach scale influences. Freshwater Biology , 49 , 982-997.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2003) Assessing biological integrity using freshwater fish and decapod habitat selection functions. Environmental Management , 32 , 747-759.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2003) Biological assessment of rivers in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand using a predictive macroinvertebrate model. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research , 33 , 367-379.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2002) Predictive modelling of freshwater fish as a biomonitoring tool in New Zealand. Freshwater Biology , 47 , 2261-2275

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2002) A discriminant analysis investigation of reference site fish assemblages in the Manawatu-Wanganui region, North Island , New Zealand . Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie , 28 , 319-322.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2001) Control of freshwater fish and crayfish community structure in Taranaki , New Zealand : dams, diadromy or habitat structure? Freshwater Biology , 46 , 417-429.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2000) Development and application of a predictive model of riverine fish community assemblages in the Taranaki region of the North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research , 34 , 243-254.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2000) Stream invertebrate communities of Campbell Island . Hydrobiologia , 439 , 115-124.

Joy, M.K., Henderson , I.M., & Death, R.G. (2000) Diadromy and longitudinal patterns of upstream penetration of freshwater fish in Taranaki , New Zealand . New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research , 34 , 531-543.

Death, R.G., Henderson , I.M., & Joy, M.K. (2000) New Zealand 's national river quality network - Comment: Problems with type 1 errors in water quality analysis. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research , 34 , 745-746.

Reports

Joy, M.K. (2004). A Predictive Bioassessment Model using Fish for Southern Ireland .

Phillips, J. & Joy, M.K. (2002). State of the environment report : native fish in the Manawatu-Wanganui region, Report. No. 1877277541: horizons.mw, Palmerston North.

Death, R.G. & Joy, M.K. (2000). Freshwater Fish in tributaries of the South Eastern Upper Manawatu River . Institute of Natural Resources-Ecology Massey University, Palmerston North.

Duignan, P.J., Hine, P.M., Joy, M.K., Gibbs, N., & Jones, G.W. (2003). Freshwater fish health survey. Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry Biosecurity Authority, Palmerston North

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2002). The potential for enhancement of fish communities of a fish pass on the Orongorongo Intake Dam. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (2002). Freshwater fish survey of the Wellington Region a report to the Wellington Region Council. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (2002). Lake Pounui Fish Survey. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Rebergen, A.R. & Joy, M.K. (1999). Freshwater fish survey of the Aorangi Range , Wairarapa. Department of Conservation, Masterton.

Death, R.G. & Joy, M.K. (2000). Freshwater Fish in tributaries of the South Eastern Upper Manawatu River . Institute of Natural Resources-Ecology Massey University, Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (1999). Freshwater fish in the upper Manawatu River : a contribution to a life supporting capacity study. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (1999). Freshwater fish survey of the Manawatu dune lakes. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (1999). Native Fish Diversity and Distribution in Selected Tributaries of the Oroua River : a contribution to a Study of the Life Supporting Capacity of the Oroua River . Massey University , Palmerston North.

Joy, M.K. (1998). Freshwater fish diversity and distribution in the Ohakune area: a contribution to a study of the environmental impact of vegetable washing. Massey University , Palmerston North.

Conferences

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2004) Applying a fish IBI to New Zealand Rivers. In The New Zealand Limnological Society Conference, Waiheke Island .

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2004) Using GIS and neural networks to create fish habitat suitability maps. In Fourth International Workshop on Environmental Applications of Machine Learning and the Fourth European Conference on Ecological Modelling, Bled, Slovenia .

McLea, M. & Joy, M.K. (2004) Point-Click-Fish A management tool for freshwater fish. In International River Symposium, Brisbane , Australia .

Joy, M.K. (2004) The development of predictive models to enhance biological assessment of riverine systems in New Zealand , School of Biological Sciences Victoria University.

Joy, M.K. & Death, R.G. (2000) Assessing stream health using a reference site predictive model of fish occurrence. Fresh Perspectives Conference, Christchurch New Zealand .

Theses

Joy, M.K. (2003) The development of predictive models to enhance biological assessment of riverine systems in New Zealand . Unpublished PhD. Thesis, Massey University , Palmerston North, New Zealand .

Joy, M.K. (1999) Freshwater fish community structure in Taranaki: dams, diadromy or habitat quality? Unpublished MSc. Thesis, Massey University , Palmerston North.

 

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