KING, J.M., B.R. DAVIES & J.A. DAY. 1986. The way things were - rivers natural and not so natural. In: Davies, B.R. & Day, J.A. The biology and conservation of South Africa's vanishing waters. Wildlife Society/ University of Cape Town.
O'KEEFFE, J.H., B.R. DAVIES, J.M. KING & P.H. SKELTON. 1989. The conservation status of southern African rivers. In: Huntley, B. (ed.). Biotic diversity in southern Africa. Oxford University Press, Cape Town.
KING, J.M., F.C. DE MOOR & F.M. CHUTTER. 1991. Alternative ways of classifying rivers in southern Africa. In: Boon, P.J., Calow, P. & Petts, G.E. (eds). River conservation and management. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2002. Environmental flows: requirements and assessment. Chapter 5 (pages 111-134) in Hirji, R., Johnson, P., Maro, P. and Chiuta, T. (eds) Defining and mainstreaming environmental sustainability in water resources management. A technical report by the Southern African Development Community, and development partners World Bank, Sida, IUCN and SARDC.
WELCOMME, R. L.; BENE, C.; BROWN, C. A.; ARTHINGTON, A.; DUGAN, P.; KING, J. M.; SUGUNAN, V. 2006. Predicting the water requirements of river fisheries. In: Wetlands and Natural Resource Management, eds. J. T. A. Verhoeven; B. Beltman; R. Bobbink; D. F Whigham. Ecological Studies Vol. 190, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. p. 123-154.
BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2010. Environmental Flows in Shared Watercourses: review of assessment methods and relevAnce in the TWM setting. In. Earle, A. et al. (eds) Transboundary water management: principles and practice. Earthscan. 224 pp.
KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2011. Inland water ecosystems. In: Grafton, Q. and K. Hussey (eds). Water and the Environment in Water Resources, Planning and Management: Challenges and Solutions. Cambridge University Press.
KING, J. and H. PIENAAR (eds) 2011. Sustainable use of South Africa’s inland waters: A situation assessment of Resource Directed Measures 12 years after the 1998 National Water Act. Water Research Commission Report No. TT 491/11. Water Research Commission, Pretoria. . ISBN 978-1-4312-0129-7. 259 pp.
KING, J.M. in review prior to going to press. Okavango River Basin. Chapter in book on Large Rivers of the World.
KING, JM and CA Brown. In press. Hydropower and the river. Chapter 7 in: Ed J Horberry. Sustainable hydropower in Asia. Asian Development Bank. Manila.
King, JM and Brown CA. 2018. Environmental flows, minimum flows and the mystery of ten percent. IN: Brink, K., P. Gough, P.P.Schollema & H.Wanningen (eds). From sea to source, Protection and restoring of fish migration in rivers worldwide.
Refereed scientific journals
KING, J.M. 1981. The distribution of invertebrate communities in a small South African river. Hydrobiologia 83: 43-65.
KING, J.M. 1983. The abundance, biomass and diversity of benthic macro-invertebrates in a western Cape river, South Africa. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Afr. 45: 11-34.
KING, J.M., J.A. DAY, B.R. DAVIES & M-P HENSHALL-HOWARD. 1987. Particulate organic matter in a mountain stream in the south-western Cape, South Africa. Hydrobiologia 154: 165-187.
KING, J.M., M-P HENSHALL-HOWARD, J.A. DAY & B.R. DAVIES. 1987. Leaf-pack dynamics in a southern African mountain stream. Freshwater Biol. 18: 325-340.
KING, J.M., J.A. DAY, P.R. HURLY, M-P HENSHALL-HOWARD & B.R. DAVIES. 1989. Invertebrate communities and environment in a southern African mountain stream. Can. J. Fish. aquat. Sci. 45: 2168-2181.
GORE, J.A., J.M. KING & K.C.D. HAMMAN. 1991. Application of the instream flow incremental methodology to a southern African river. I. Protecting endemic fish of the Olifants River. Water S. Afr. 17: 225-236.
SILBERBAUER, M.J. & J.M. KING. 1991. The distribution of wetlands in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa. Sth. Afr. J. aquat. Sci. 17: 65-81.
SILBERBAUER, M.J. & J.M. KING. 1991. Geographical trends in water chemistry of wetlands in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa. Sth. Afr. J. aquat. Sci. 17: 82-88.
DAY, J.A. & J.M. KING. 1995. Geographical patterns in the dominance of major ions in the rivers of South Africa. S. Afr. J. Sci. 91:299-306
BROWN, C.A. & J.M. KING. 1995. The effects of trout-farm effluent on benthic invertebrate community structure in south-western Cape rivers. Sth. Afr. J. aquat. Sci.
CAMBRAY, J.A., J.M. KING & C. BRUWER. 1997. Spawning behaviour and early development of the Clanwilliam yellowfish (Barbus capensis) linked to experimental dam releases in the Olifants River, South Africa. Regul. Rivers: Res. Mgmt. 13: 579-602.
KING, J.M. & D. LOUW. 1998. Assessment of instream flow requirements for regulated rivers in South Africa using the Building Block Methodology. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 1:109-124.
KING, J.M., J.A. CAMBRAY & N.D. IMPSON. 1998. Linked effects of dam-released floods and water temperature on spawning of the Clanwilliam yellowfish Barbus capensis. Hydrobiologia 384: 245-265.
KING, J.M. C. A. BROWN & H. SABET. 2003. A scenario-based holistic approach for environmental flow assessments. Rivers Research and Applications 19, 5-6, 619-639.
KING, J.M. & BROWN, C.A. 2006. Environmental flows: striking the balance between development and resource protection. Ecology and Society 11(2): 26 (online).
BROWN, C.A. and KING, J.M. 2006. Implications of upstream water uses on downstream ecosystems and livelihoods. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 32(1): 99-108.
ARTHINGTON, A. H., BARAN, E., BROWN, C. A., DUGAN, P., HALLS A. S., KING, J. M., MINTE-VERA, C. V., THARME, R. E. and WELCOMME R. L. 2007. Water requirements of floodplain rivers and fisheries: existing decision support tools and pathways for development. Comprehensive Assessment Research Report 17. The Global Challenge Program for Water and Food. CGIAR, Sri Lanka.
KING, J.M. and McCARTNEY, M. 2007. Dams, ecosystems and livelihoods. Editorial to Special Issue Enhancing equitable livelihood benefits of dams using decision support systems of the Journal of River Basin Management 5(3).
ACREMAN, M., DUNBAR, M., HANNAFORD, J., MOUNTFORD, O., WOOD, P., HOLMES, N., COWX, I., NOBLE, R., EXTENCE, C., ALDRICK, J., KING, J., BLACK, A. and CROOKALL, D. 2008. Developing environmental standards for abstractions from UK rivers to implement the EU Water Framework Directive. Hydrological Sciences 53(6): 1105-1120.
KING, J.M. and BROWN, C.A. 2010. Integrated Basin Flow Assessments: concepts and method development in Africa and South-east Asia. Special Issue of Freshwater Biology 55(1):127-146.
CUMMING, G.S., PAXTON, M., KING, J. and BEUSTER, H. 2012. Foraging guild membership explains variation in waterbird responses to the hydrological regime of an arid-region flood-pulse river in Namibia. Freshwater Biology 57(6): 1202-1213.
KING JM, BEUSTER H., BROWN C, and JOUBERT AJ. 2014. Pro-active management: the role of Environmental Flows in transboundary cooperative planning for the Okavango River system. Hydrological Sciences Journal 59(3-4): 786-800.
ACREMAN,M.C., I.C. OVERTON, J. M. KING, P.J. WOOD, I.G.COWX, M.J.DUNBAR, E.KENDY AND W.J.YOUNG. 2014 The changing role of ecohydrological science in guiding environmental flows. Hydrological Sciences Journal 59(3-4): 433-450
REINECKE, M.J., BROWN, C.A., ESLER K.J., KING, J.M.,KLEYNHANS, M.T and KIDD, M. 2015. Links between lateral vegetation zones and river flow. Wetlands. Published online 8 February 2015.
KING, J.M. and E. CHONGUIÇA. 2016. Integrated management of the Cubango-Okavango RiverBasin. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology 16: 263–271
Brown, C., Zakaria, V., Joubert, A., Rafique, M, Murad, J., King, J.M., Hughes, J., Cardinale, P. and Alsonso, L.2018. Achieving an environmentally-sustainable outcome for the Gulpur Hydropower Project in the Poonch River Mahaseer National Park, Pakistan. Sustainable Water Resource Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-018-0227-7.
King JM. and Brown CA. 2018. Environmental Flow Assessments are not realising their potential as an aid to basin planning. Perspective article, Frontiers in Environmental Science. 24 October 2018. | https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2018.00113
Major scientific/ technical reports
KING, J.M. & R.E. THARME. 1994. Assessment of the Instream Flow Incremental Methodology and initial development of alternative instream flow methodologies for South Africa. 590 pp. Water Research Commission, Pretoria. ISBN 1-86845-056-2.
EEKHOUT S., J.M. KING & A. WACKERNAGEL. 1997. Classification of South African rivers. Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism, Pretoria. Volume 1: 125 pp. ISBN: 0-621-27963-3. Volume 2: in press.
THARME, R.E. & J.M. KING. 1998. Development of the Building Block Methodology for instream flow assessments and supporting research on the effects of different magnitude flows on riverine biotas. Water Research Commission, Pretoria. WRC Report No 576/1/98. 452 pp.
KING, J.M., R.E. THARME & M. DE VILLIERS (eds.). 2000. Environmental flow assessments for rivers: manual for the Building Block Methodology. Water Research Commission Technology Transfer Report TT131/00, Pretoria, South Africa. 340 pp
KING, J.M. & SCHAEL, D.M. 2001. Assessing the ecological relevance of a spatially-nested geomorphological hierarchy for river management. Water Research Commission Technology Transfer Report 754/1/01, Pretoria, South Africa. 275 pp
ACREMAN, M and KING J. 2003. Defining water requirements. Chapter 2 (pages 11-30) in Dyson, M., Bergkamp, G. and Scanlon J. (eds). FLOW: the essentials of environmental flows. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge.
KING, J. & ACREMAN, M. 2003. Building capacity for design and implementation. Chapter 7 (pages 99-111) in Dyson, M., Bergkamp, G. and Scanlon J. (eds). FLOW: the essentials of environmental flows. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge.
BROWN, C. and KING J. 2003. Water resources and environment technical note C.1. Environmental flows: concepts and methods. World Bank, Washington, USA. 28 pp.
KING, J. and BROWN, C. 2003. Water resources and environment technical note C.2. Environmental flows: case studies. World Bank, Washington, USA. 28 pp.
ARTHINGTON, A. H., BARAN, E., BROWN, C. A., DUGAN, P., HALLS, A.S., KING, J. M., MINTE-VERA, C.V., THARME, R. E. & WELCOMME, R. L. 2003. Water requirements of floodplain rivers and fisheries: existing decision-support tools and pathways for development. Review paper prepared for CGIAR Challenge Programme on Water and Food.
KING, J.M., SCHEEPERS, A.C.T., FISHER, R.C., REINECKE, M.K. & SMITH, L.B. 2003 River rehabilitation: literature review, case studies and emerging principles. Water Research Commission Report, Pretoria, South Africa.
KING, J.M., BROWN, C.A., PAXTON, B.R. & FEBRUARY, R.J. (2004). Development of DRIFT, a scenario-based holistic methodology for environmental flow. Water Research Commission Report 1159/1/04. Pretoria, South Africa. 159 pp.
KING, J.M. & DALLAS, H. on IUCN website. Case studies of environmental flow assessments and implementation: Lesotho Highlands Water Project; Senegal River; Lower Mekong River; Sabie River; Lower Indus River. IUCN publication, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge.
SCHAEL, D.M. and KING, J.M. 2005. Western Cape river and catchment signatures. Water Research Commission Report 1303/105. Pretoria, South Africa. 126 pp.
BROWN, CA, PEMBERTON, C., GREYLING A, and KING, JM. 2005. The DRIFT user manual. Water Research Commission Report 1404/1/05. Pretoria, South Africa. 105 pp.
REINECKE, M.K., KING, J.M., HOLMES, P.M., BLANCHARD, R AND MALAN H.L. 2007. The nature and invasion of riparian vegetation zones in the south-western Cape. Water Research Commission Report No. 1407/1/07. Pretoria, South Africa. 284 pp.
PAXTON, B and KING, J. 2009. The influence of hydraulics, hydrology and temperature on the distribution, habitat use and recruitment of the threatened cyprinids in a Western Cape river, South Africa. Water Research Commission Report 1483/1/09. Water Research Commission, Pretoria. Pp 170 + xxix.
JAMES, C.J. and KING, J.M. 2010. Ecohydraulics for South African rivers: a review and guide. Water Research Commission Report TT 453/10. Water Research Commission, Pretoria. Pp 264.
King, J.M. 2012. Establishing the process for developing and implementing environmental flows for the Zambezi Basin. WWF project number 9FO83801. 139 pp.
KING, J. 2014. Environmental Flow Assessment for the Luangwa River: preliminary basin delineation. WWF Zambia Report WWF/EFLOWSll/1/2014. 23 pp.
KING, J. and BROWN, C. 2014. Determination of ‘holding’ environmental flow requirements for the the Upper and Middle Kafue River. GIZ Water Sector Reform Programme: Integrating climate change in wter resources monitoring Report Nr GFA/B5/2013. GIZ, Germany. 93 pp.
Brown, CA, King JM, Hughes J and Zakaria V. 2018. Environmental Flows for hydropower projects: guidance for the private sector in emerging markets. World Bank Group Good Practice Handbook. 154 pp.
Seminars; conference and workshop papers: international
KING, J.M, R.E. THARME & A.R. JOUBERT. 1991. An ecological perspective on river flow in South Africa. Foundation for Research Development manual for working tour of Australia by South African Water Scientists.
THARME, R.E. & J.M. KING. 1991. Application of the pre-PHABSIM component of the instream flow incremental methodology to a South African river. Foundation for Research Development manual for working tour of Australia by South African Water Scientists.
ARTHINGTON, A.H., J.M. KING, J.H. O'KEEFFE, S.E. BUNN, J.A. DAY, B.J. BLUHORN & R.E. THARME. 1992. Development of an holistic approach for assessing environmental flow requirements of riverine ecosystems. Water allocation for the environment. Proceedings of an International Seminar and Workshop, Centre for Water Policy research, University of New ENgland, Armidale, Australia.
O'KEEFFE, J.H., J.M. KING & S. EEKHOUT. 1994. The characteristics and purposes of river classification. In: Uys, M.C. (compiler). Classification of rivers, and environmental health indicators. Joint South African/Australian workshop. February 7-11 1994, Cape Town, South Africa. Water Research Commission, Pretoria.
KING, J. & R. THARME. (in press). Application of the Instream Flow Incremental Methodology. Proceedings of a National River Health Workshop on Environmental Flow Techniques. Cooma, Australia.
KING, J. & D. LOUW. (in press). Development and use of the Building Block Methodology for assessing instream flow requirements in South Africa. Proceedings of a National River Health Workshop on Environmental Flow Techniques. Cooma, Australia.
KING, J.M. 1996. Report on the third national river bioassessment workshop, Canberra, Australia. Report to the National Co-ordinating Committee of the National Aquatic Ecosystem Biomonitoring Programme.
KING, J.M. 2000. The Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Proceedings of the Third International River Management Symposium, Brisbane, Australia.
KING, J.M. 2001. Hydrological data needs for the study and management of river ecosystems. Sixth Scientific Assembly, Maastricht, Netherlands.
KING, J.M. 2003. Environmental flows: hydrologically definable, ecologically vital. Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium of Engineers Australia, Australia.
KING, J.M. 2004. Environmental flows: striking the balance between development and resource protection. Invited paper. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Riverine Landscapes. Bredsel, Sweden, August 2004.
KING, J.M. 2004. Environmental flows for fluvial maintenance and conservation. Keynote address. Proceedings of the Fifth International Ecohydraulics Symposium. Madrid Spain, September 2004.
KING, J.M. 2005. Integrated flow management: the key to sustainable development. International Symposium on Ecological Engineering and Hydro Science. Taipei, Taiwan.
KING, J.M. 2006 A practical holistic approach to integrated flow management in Africa and SE Asia. Technical Workshop on environmental flow assessments; San Jose, Costa Rica. 26 July 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. Sharing experiences in integrated water management from Africa and SE Asia. Workshop: Uses of water in the Terraba River Basin, Costa Rica. 31 July 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. River ecology, development and rehabilitation. Workshop: Ecology and restoration of riverine ecosystems, UNA, Costa Rica. 1 August 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. Ecological flows as a tool to promote multi-purpose water management. Workshop: Multipurpose management of hydric resources, Costa Rica. 1 August 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. An introduction to Environmental Flows: concepts and definitions. Environmental Flows Workshop, Guatemala City. 2-4 August 2006
KING, J.M. 2006. Early Flow Assessment methods. Environmental Flows Workshop, Guatemala City. 2-4 August 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. Holistic methodologies. Environmental Flows Workshop, Guatemala City. 2-4 August 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. Costs and benefits in basin planning and management. Senate sponsored water-policy round table discussion, Tucson, Arizona, USA. 9 August 2006.
KING, J.M. 2006. Wounded rivers, thirsty land: striking the balance between resource protection and development. Public Lecture, Arizona State University, Tucson, Arizona, USA. 9 August 2006.
KING, J.M.2007. Drawing on global experience for development of the Mekong Method for Integrated Flow Assessments. Mekong River Commission Technical Meeting with riparian countries, Chiang Mai, Thailand. January 2007.
KING, J.M.2007 Predicting development-driven change for the Mekong River and its people. 10th River Symposium/International Conference on Environmental Flows. Brisbane, Australia. September 2007.
KING, J.M.2016 Environmental Flows: all dressed up with somewhere to go. 19th International River Symposium. September 2016. New Delhi, India