Thibault Datry

Freshwater Scientist

Domaine de compétence


PhD :

Stéphane Descloux. Effects of streambed clogging on benthic and hyporheic invertebrates.


Roland Corti. Terrestrial invertebrate successions in temporary rivers.2009-2013.


Participation to the supersion comitee of :

Cécile Capderrey. Genetic diversity and distribution of invertebrates in braided rivers. 2009-

Arnaud Dehedin. Climate change and drying events in wetlands : effects on ecological processes and interstital assemblages. 2009-

Vincent Wawrzyniak. Patterns of thermal structures in fluvial corridors. 2011-


Post-doc :

Géraldine Nogaro. Effects of streambed clogging on hyporheic microbial processes and diversity. 2007-2009.


Master degree :

Cynthia Perraud. Effects of hydropeaking on the lateral distribution of aquatic invertebrates in the Rhône River. 2007-2008.

Roland Corti. Leaf litter decomposition along a flow intermittence gradients. 2008-2009.

Elsa Donon, Measuring streambed clogging across stream helth monitoring programs. 2011.

Marion Geoffre, Describing the terrestrial habitat mosaic in a braided river, 2011.

Yoann Le Masson. Rainfall-discharge and drying events modelling in a kartic catchment. 2010-2011.

Alban Sagouis. Effects of drying events and SW-GW interaction on benthic communities in braided rivers. 2011-2012.

Géraldine Thivin. Producing a field procedure to measure streambed clogging. 2011-2012.



Leonie Clitherow, River Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, 1 month, 2010.

Pauline Jean, University Lyon 1, 2 months, 2011.

Amélie Gaudriot, University Lyon 1, 2 months, 2011.

Christopher Mathias, River Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, 3 months, 2011.

Jennifer Mercer, River Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, 2 months, 2012.

Victoria Thamia, River Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, 2 months, 2012.

William Recoura, Gestion et Protection de la Nature (GPN), 4 months, 2012.



International peer review journals:

Datry T., Hervant F., Malard F., Vitry L., & Gibert J., 2003. Dynamics and adaptive responses of invertebrates to suboxia in contaminated sediments of a stormwater infiltration basin. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 156 (3): 339-359.

Datry T., Malard F., Vitry L., Hervant F., & Gibert J., 2003. Solutes dynamics in the bed sediments of a stormwater infiltration basin. Journal of Hydrology 273: 217-233.

Datry T., Malard F., Niedereitter R. & Gibert J., 2003. Video logging for examining biogenic structures in deep heterogeneous subsurface sediments.  Comptes-rendus de l’Académie des Sciences, Biologie 326 (6): 589-597.

Datry T., Malard F. & Gibert J., 2004. Dynamics of solutes and dissolved oxygen in shallow urban groundwater below a stormwater infiltration basin Science of The Total Environment 329 (1-3): 212-229.

Mermillod-Blondin, F., Nogaro, G., Datry T., Malard F. & Gibert J., 2005. Do tubificids worms influence the fate of organic matter and pollutants in stormwater sediments? Environmental Pollution 134(1): 57-69.

Datry T., Malard F. & Gibert J., 2005. Response of invertebrate assemblages to increased groundwater recharge rates in a phreatic aquifer. Journal of The North American Benthological Society 24(3): 461-477.

Malard F., Datry T., & Gibert J., 2005. Subsurface sediment contamination during borehole drilling with an air-actuated down hole hammer. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 79 (3-4): 156-164.

Datry T., Larned S.T., & Scarsbrook M.R., 2007. Responses of hyporheic invertebrate assemblages to large-scale variation in flow permanence and surface-subsurface             exchange. Freshwater Biology 52: 1452:1462.

Larned S.T., Datry T., & Robinson C.T., 2007. Invertebrate and microbial responses to inundation in an ephemeral river: effects of preceding dry periods. Aquatic Sciences 69: 554-567.

Datry T., & Larned S.T., 2008. River flow controls ecological processes and invertebrate assemblages in subsurface flowpaths of an ephemeral river reach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 65(8): 1532-1544.

Datry T., Scarsbrook M.R., Larned S.T., & Fenwick G., 2008. Lateral and longitudinal patterns within the stygoscape of New Zealand alluvial river. Archiv für Hydrobiologie-Fundamental & Applied Limnology 171(4): 335-347.

Foulquier A., Malard F., Mermillod-Blondin F., Datry T., Simon L., Montuelle B. & Gibert J. 2009. Vertical change in dissolved organic carbon and oxygen at the water table region of an aquifer recharged with stormwater: biological uptake or mixing? Biogeochemistry 99(1-3): 31-47.

Kasahara, T., Datry T., Mutz, M., & Boulton A., 2009. Restoration of stream-groundwater linkages in streams and rivers. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 976-981.

Karanovic, I. & Datry T., 2009. Review of South American Candoninae (Crustacea, Ostracoda) with description of three new species and one new genus. Zootaxa 2267: 1–25.

Larned S.T.,  Datry T., Arscott D.R., & Tockner K.,  2010.  Emerging concepts in temporary-river ecology. Freshwater Biology 55: 717–738.

Datry T., Lafont M. & Larned S., 2010. Oligochaete assemblages along a flow permanence gradient in a New Zealand intermittent river.- Aquatic Sciences 72(3): 335-346.

Nogaro G., Datry T., Mermillod-Blondin F. & Montuelle B., 2010. Influence of streambed sediment clogging on microbial processes in the hyporheic zone. Freshwater Biology 55: 1288–1302.

Boulton A., Datry T., Kasahara T., Mutz M., & Stanford J., 2010. Stream-groundwater interactions in the hyporheic zone:  ecohydrology, management and restoration. Journal of the North Benthological Society 29(1):26–40.

Pesic V., Smit H., & Datry T., 2010. Water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the hyporheic waters of the Selwyn River (New Zealand), with descriptions of nine new species. Zootaxa 2355: 1–34.

Pesic V., Smit H., & Datry T., 2010. New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Halacaroidea) from Patagonia (Chile). Systematic & Applied Acarology 15:151–160.

Descloux S., Datry T., Philippe M. & Marmonier P., 2010. Comparison of Different Techniques to Assess Surface and Subsurface Streambed Colmation with Fine Sediments). International Review of Hydrobiology 95: 520–540.

Datry T., Corti R., Claret C., & Philippe M., 2011. Leaf litter decomposition along a gradient of flow permanence in a French temporary river: the memory of drying. Aquatic Sciences 73(4): 471-483.

Corti R., Datry T., Drummond L., & Larned S., 2011. Leaf litter decomposition along the advancing-retreating front of a temporary river. Aquatic Sciences 73(4): 537-550.

Datry T., Arscott D. & Sabater S., 2011. Recent Perspective on temporary river ecology. Aquatic Sciences 73(4): 453-457.

Marmonier P., Archambaud G., Belaidi N., Bougon N., Breil P., Chauvet E., Claret C., Cornut J., Datry T., Dole-Olivier M.-J., Dumont B., Flipo N., Foulquier A., Gérino M., Guilpart A., Julien F., Maazouzi C., Martin D., Mermillod-Blondin F., Montuelle B., Namour Ph., Navel S., Ombredane D., Pelte T., Piscart C., Pusch M., Stroffek S., Robertson A., Sanchez-Pérez J.- M., Sauvage S., Taleb A., Wantzen M., & Vervier Ph., 2012. The role of organisms in hyporheic processes: gaps in current knowledge, needs for future research and applications. International Journal of Limnology 48(3): 253-266.

Larned S.T., Schmidt J., Datry T., Konrad C.P., Dumas J.L., Diettrich J.C., 2011. Longitudinal ecohydrology: flow variation down the lengths of alluvial rivers. Ecohydrology 4(4): 532-548.

Datry T., 2012. Benthic and hyporheic invertebrate assemblages along a flow intermittence gradient: effects of duration of dry events. Freshwater Biology 57(3): 563-574.

Datry T., Corti R., & Philippe M., 2012. Spatial and temporal aquatic-terrestrial transitions in the temporary Albarine River, France: responses of invertebrates to experimental rewetting. Freshwater Biology 57(4): 716-727.

Corti R., & Datry T., in press. Invertebrate and sestonic matter in an advancing wetted front travelling down a dry riverbed (Albarine, France). Freshwater Science (JNABS).

Descloux S., Datry T., & Usseglio-Polaterra P., in press. Trait-based structure of invertebrates along a gradient of sediment colmation: benthos versus hyporheos responses. Hydrobiologia.

Chapters in books:

Datry T., Malard F. and Gibert J. (2006) “Effect of artificial stormwater infiltration on urban groundwater ecosystems.” In NATO-ASI Book: Sustainable development of urban groundwater systems, J.H. Tellam, Rivett M.O., Israfilov, R.G. eds.pp. 331-345


French peer review journals:

Malard F. & Datry T. (2002). “Plan d’expérimentation pour la mesure des impacts de l’infiltration des eaux pluviales sur la qualité physico-chimique et biologique des nappes en zone urbanisée.” Fiche Technique OTHU (Field Observatory in Water Management Data Sheet) no. 6, OTHU Technical Day, 25/09/2002, Lyon.

Malard F. & Datry T. (2004). “Infiltration des eaux pluviales et qualité physico-chimique de la nappe de l’Est lyonnais: importance de l’épaisseur de la zone non saturée.” Fiche Technique OTHU (Field Observatory in Water Management Data Sheet) no. 7, Lyon.

Datry T., Malard F., Bouger G. and Gibert J.  (2005). “Self purification of
urban rainwater run-off in infiltration basins.” Hydrosciences 28, 57-62.

Datry T. , M.J. Dole-Olivier, P. Marmonier, C. Claret, J.F. Perrin, M. Lafont, and P. Breil (2008). “La zone hyporhéique, une composante à ne pas négliger dans l'état des lieux et la restauration des cours d'eau.” Ingéniérie EAT 54, 3-18.


Conference proceedings with peer review:

Datry T., Malard F. and Gibert J. (2001) “A new method of measuring in situ the influence of subterranean aquatic organisms on sedimentary reworking.” Porous environments and aquatic transfers, Bulletin du GFHTM no. 47, 132-137, ISSN: 0245-9493.

Malard F. & Datry T., (2004) “The use of multilevel wells and multiparameters loggers for monitoring groundwater quality below stormwater infiltration basins,” Pages 713-720 In GRAIE (Ed.), Sustainable techniques and strategies in urban water management, Novatech 2001, Delta Imprimerie, Lyon, France.

Datry T., Malard F. and Gibert J. (2004) “Does groundwater recharge stimulate biodiversity?” Proceedings of the international conference “Symposium on World Subterranean Biodiversity”, Lyon, December 2004.


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