Position

Professional Research Fellow
National Centre for Groundwater Res & Training

Biography

Peter Cook is Professor of Hydrogeology at Flinders University. Between 2009 and 2014 he was Deputy Director of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT), and the Program Leader for the Surface Water - Groundwater Interaction program within the NCGRT. One of Australia's foremost groundwater scientists, Professor Cook has more than 20 years experience in groundwater research, spanning the fields of groundwater hydrology, ecohydrology, isotope hydrology, unsaturated zone flow process, and surface water – groundwater interaction. He has co-written books on environmental tracers and ecohydrology. He was the National Ground Water Association’s Henry Darcy Dinstinguished Lecturer in Ground Water Science in 2009, the only time this honour has been awarded to a scientist from outside North America.

Qualifications

PhD, School of Earth Sciences, Flinders University 1989-1992
BA, 1st Class Honours in Geography, Australian National University 1983-1986

Honours, awards and grants

2009 Darcy Distinguished Lecturer - Awarded by the US National Ground Water Association
2008 CSIRO Chairmans Medal - Awarded to the Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project team for research that has delivered the most comprehensive and complete whole-of-basin water assessment ever undertaken in Australia
2007 CSIRO 'Go for Growth' Award
2005 CSIRO Teamwork Award
1994 Canada International Fellowship
1991 Flinders University Overseas Travelling Fellowship
1991 State Bank Travelling Award
1986 Australian National University Medalist

Key responsibilities

Deputy Director, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training

Research expertise

  • Environmental science and management

Research interests

Groundwater/Surface Water Interaction
Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems
Fractured Rock Hydrogeology
Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport
Groundwater Recharge and Discharge

Supervisory interests

  • Groundwater age
  • Groundwater dependent ecosystems
  • Groundwater flow and solute transport modelling
  • Groundwater hydrology
  • Groundwater processes
  • Groundwater rechange
  • Groundwater/surface water interaction
  • Water resources management especially groundwater

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Groundwater recharge and inter-aquifer leakage (1) ; Managed Aquifer Recharge (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Groundwater/Surface Water Interaction (4) ; Groundwater recharge (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Environmental Tracers (1) ;

Publications

  • Love, A.J., Simmons, C.T., Cook, P.G., Harrington, G.A., Herczeg, A.L. and Halihan, T. (2007). Estimating groundwater flow rates in fractured metasediments: Clare Valley, South Australia. In Jiri Krasny and Jack Sharp, ed. Groundwater in fractured rocks. Leiden, The Netherlands: Taylor and Francis, pp. 463-477.
  • Solomon, D., Cook, P. and Plummer, L. (2006). Models of groundwater ages and residence times. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 73-88.
    [Web Link]
  • Plummer, L., Busenberg, E., Cook, P., Oster, H., Han, L. and Groning, M. (2006). Selected case studies using CFC data. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 135-182.
    [Web Link]
  • Plummer, L., Busenberg, E. and Cook, P. (2006). Principles of chlorofluorocarbon dating. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 17-29.
    [Web Link]
  • Cook, P., Plummer, L., Solomon, D., Busenberg, E. and Han, L. (2006). Effects and processes that can modify apparent CFC age. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 31-58.
    [Web Link]
  • Solomon, D., Plummer, L., Busenberg, E. and Cook, P. (2006). Practical applications of CFCs in hydrological investigations. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 89-103.
    [Web Link]
  • Busenberg, E., Plummer, L., Cook, P., Solomon, D., Han, L., Groning, M., et al. (2006). Sampling and analytical methods. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 199-220.
    [Web Link]
  • Woods, J.A., Laattoe, T., Cook, P.G., Bridgart, R., Gonzalez, D., Pickett, T., et al. (2015). Modelling salt dynamics on the River Murray floodplain in South Australia: Modelling approaches. Adelaide, South Australia: Goyder Institute for Water Research.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Woods, J.A., Laattoe, T., Cook, P.G., Purczel, C., Riches, V.A. and Dang, L.D. (2015). Modelling salt dynamics on the River Murray floodplain in South Australia: Modelling approaches – Appendices. Adelaide, South Australia: Goyder Institute for Water Research.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Eamus, D., Hatton, T., Cook, P. and Colvin, C. (2006). Ecohydrology. Vegetation Function, Water and Resource Management. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.
    [Web Link]
  • Guan, H., Cook, P. and Simmons, C. (2013). A moisture-limited ET upper bound and its application in an evaporation pan based complementary-relationship model for ET estimation. AGU Fall Meeting. Dec 2013.
  • Cook, P.G., Brunner, P. and Simmons, C.T. (2010). what is a disconnected Stream. In Groundwater 2010. Groundwater 2010 the challenge of sustainable management. Canberra. Oct 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Guan, H., Bardsley, E., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2009). Monitoring soil moisture and water fluxes using a geological weighing lysimeter under a complex surface condition. In Water in a Changing Climate, Progress in Land-Atmosphere Interactions and Energy/Water Cycle Research. Melbourne, Australia: Integrated Land Ecosystem - Atmosphere Processes Study, and Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment. 6th International Scientific Conference on the Global Energy and Water Cycle and 2nd Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study Science Conference. Melbourne. Aug 2009, pp. 530-530.
  • Therrien, R., Brunner, P.A., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2009). Physically-based modelling of water exchange between surface water and groundwater, conceptual and applied simulations [abstract] In 2009 AGU Fall Meeting. Eos Trans AGU 90(52) Fall Meeting. San Francisco, USA. Dec 2009.
  • Guan, H., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2008). Examination of Areal Evaporation and Wetland Evaporation Based on the Complementary Concept and its Implications for Irrigation and Wetland Sustainability. In Eos Trans: Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Supplement. American Geophysical Union. 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting. Cairns, QLD. Jul 2008, pp. H21A-06.
    [Web Link]
  • Weatherill, D., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2008). Using Dipole Tracer Tests to Predict Solute Transport in Fractured Rock. In Eos Trans: Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Supplement. American Geophysical Union. 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting. Cairns, QLD. Jul 2008, pp. H31A-07.
    [Web Link]
  • Cook, P.G., Wood, C., White, T. and Simmons, C.T. (2007). Estimating groundwater discharge to lake and wetland ecosystems using environmental tracers. In I. Ribeiro, A. Chambel and M.T. Condesso de Melo, ed. International Association of Hydrogeologists XXXIV IAH Congress. International Association of Hydrogeologists. Groundwater and Ecosystems: International Association of Hydrogeologists XXXIV IAH Congress. Lisbon, Portugal. Sep 2007.
  • Wood, C., Cook, P.G., Simmons, C.T. and White, T. (2007). The combined use of seepage meters and radon-222 to quantify groundwater fluxes in a wetland. In AWA Ozwater Convention and Exhibition. AWA Ozwater Convention and Exhibition. Sydney, NSW. Mar 2007.
  • Weatherill, D., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2006). Using dipole tracer tests to predict solute transport in fractured rock. In 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference. The 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference. Adelaide, SA. Dec 2006, pp. 165-165.
  • Wood, C., Cook, P.G., Simmons, C.T. and White, T. (2006). The combined use of seepage meters and Radon-222 to quantify groundwater fluxes in a wetland. In 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference. The 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference. Adelaide, SA. Dec 2006, pp. 123-124.
  • Harrington, N.M., Noorduijn, S. and Cook, P. (2012). Evaluation of Approaches to Modelling Surface Water - Groundwater Interactions Around Drains in the South East of South Australia. 12/1 pp. 1-75.
    [Web Link]
  • Cook, P.G., Wood, C., Powell, L.K., Watt, E.L., White, T., Brunner, P.A., et al. (2008). Estimating groundwater inflow to a shallow, poorly-mixed wetland using environmental tracers. In Michael Leonard, Martin Lambert, Trevor Daniell, ed. Proceedings of Water Down Under 2008. Adelaide, SA: Casual Productions. Water Down Under 2008; incorporating 31st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and 4th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research. Adelaide, SA. Apr 2008, pp. 1296-1306.
  • Brunner, P.A., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2008). The transition from connected to disconnected losing streams-conceptual approaches and numerical simulations. In Martin Lambert, Trevor Daniell, Michael Leonard, ed. Proceedings of Water Down Under 2008. Adelaide, SA: Casual Productions. Water Down Under 2008: incorporating 31st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and 4th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research. Adelaide, SA. Apr 2008, pp. 2118-2127.
  • Batlle Aguilar, J., Cook, P.G. and Harrington, G.A. (2016). Comparison of hydraulic and chemical methods for determining hydraulic conductivity and leakage rates in argillaceous aquitards. Journal of Hydrology, 532 pp. 102-121.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.11.035] [Scopus]
  • Sasidharan, S., Torkzaban, S., Bradford, S., Kookana, D.R., Page, D. and Cook, P.G. (2016). Transport and retention of bacteria and viruses in biochar-amended sand. Science of The Total Environment, 548–549 pp. 100-109.
    [10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.126] [Scopus]
  • Shanafield, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Cook, P.G. and Noorduijn, S. (2016). Variations on thermal transport modelling of subsurface temperatures using high resolution data. Advances in Water Resources, 89 pp. 1-9.
    [10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.12.018] [Scopus]
  • Xie, Y., Cook, P.G. and Simmons, C.T. (2016). Solute transport processes in flow-event-driven stream–aquifer interaction. Journal of Hydrology, 538 pp. 363-373.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.04.031] [Scopus]
  • Xie, Y., Cook, P.G., Shanafield, M.A., Simmons, C.T. and Zheng, C. (2016). Uncertainty of natural tracer methods for quantifying river–aquifer interaction in a large river. Journal of Hydrology, 535 pp. 135-147.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.071] [Scopus]
  • Bourke, S.A., Cook, P.G., Dogramaci, S. and Kipfer, R. (2015). Partitioning sources of recharge in environments with groundwater recirculation using carbon-14 and CFC-12. Journal of Hydrology, 525 pp. 418-428.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.061] [Scopus]
  • Batlle Aguilar, J., Xie, Y. and Cook, P.G. (2015). Importance of stream infiltration data for modelling surface water–groundwater interactions. Journal of Hydrology, 528 pp. 683-693.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.07.012] [Scopus]
  • Xie, Y.J., Cook, P.G., Simmons, C.T. and Zheng, C. (2015). On the limits of heat as a tracer to estimate reach-scale river-aquifer exchange flux. Water Resources Research, 51(9) pp. 7401-7416.
    [10.1002/2014WR016741] [Scopus]
  • Wood, C., Cook, P. and Harrington, G. (2015). Vertical carbon-14 profiles for resolving spatial variability in recharge in arid environments. Journal of Hydrology, 520 pp. 134-142.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.11.044] [Scopus]
  • Welch, C., Harrington, G.A. and Cook, P.G. (2015). Influence of Groundwater Hydraulic Gradient on Bank Storage Metrics. Groundwater, 53(5) pp. 782-793.
    [10.1111/gwat.12283] [Scopus]
  • Villeneuve, S., Cook, P., Shanafield, M., Wood, C. and White, N. (2015). Groundwater recharge via infiltration through an ephemeral riverbed, central Australia. Journal of Arid Environments, 117 pp. 47-58.
    [10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.02.009] [Scopus]
  • Burk, L. and Cook, P.G. (2015). A Simple and Affordable System for Installing Shallow Drive Point Piezometers. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 35(3) pp. 101-104.
    [10.1111/gwmr.12112] [Scopus]
  • Noorduijn, S., Cook, P.G., Wood, C. and White, N.J. (2015). Using Sealed Wells to Measure Water Levels Beneath Streams and Floodplains. Groundwater, 53(6) pp. 872-876.
    [10.1111/gwat.12287] [Scopus]
  • McCallum, J.L., Cook, P.G. and Simmons, C.T. (2015). Limitations of the Use of Environmental Tracers to Infer Groundwater Age. Groundwater, 53(S1) pp. 56-70.
    [10.1111/gwat.12237] [Scopus]
  • Lamontagne, S., Taylor, A.R., Batlle Aguilar, J., Suckow, A., Cook, P.G., Smith, S.D., et al. (2015). River infiltration to a subtropical alluvial aquifer inferred using multiple environmental tracers. Water Resources Research, 51(6) pp. 4532-4549.
    [10.1002/2014WR015663] [Scopus]
  • Cranswick, R.H. and Cook, P.G. (2015). Scales and magnitude of hyporheic, river-aquifer and bank storage exchange fluxes. Hydrological Processes, 29(14) pp. 3084-3097.
    [10.1002/hyp.10421]
  • Cook, P.G. (2015). Quantifying river gain and loss at regional scales. Journal of Hydrology, 531(Part 3) pp. 749-758.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.10.052] [Scopus]
  • Shanafield, M.A., Cook, P.G., Gutierrez-Jurado, H.A., Faux, R., Cleverly, J. and Eamus, D. (2015). Field comparison of methods for estimating groundwater discharge by evaporation and evapotranspiration in an arid-zone playa. Journal of Hydrology, 527 pp. 1073-1083.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.06.003] [Scopus]
  • Sasidharan, S., Torkzaban, S., Bradford, S.A., Dillon, P. and Cook, P.G. (2014). Coupled effects of hydrodynamic and solution chemistry on long-term nanoparticle transport and deposition in saturated porous media. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 457(1) pp. 169-179.
    [10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.05.075] [Scopus]
  • Shanafield, M. and Cook, P. (2014). Transmission losses, infiltration and groundwater recharge through ephemeral and intermittent streambeds: A review of applied methods. Journal of Hydrology, 511 pp. 518-529.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.01.068] [Scopus]
  • Noorduijn, S., Shanafield, M., Trigg, M., Harrington, G., Cook, P. and Peeters, L. (2014). Estimating seepage flux from ephemeral stream channels using surface water and groundwater level data. Water Resources Research, 50(2) pp. 1474-1489.
    [10.1002/2012WR013424] [Scopus]
  • Noorduijn, S., Harrington, G. and Cook, P. (2014). The representative stream length for estimating surface water-groundwater exchange using Darcy's Law. Journal of Hydrology, 513 pp. 353-361.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.03.062] [Scopus]
  • McCallum, J., Engdahl, N., Ginn, T. and Cook, P. (2014). Nonparametric estimation of groundwater residence time distributions: What can environmental tracer data tell us about groundwater residence time? Water Resources Research, 50(3) pp. 2022-2038.
    [10.1002/2013WR014974] [Scopus]
  • McCallum, J., Cook, P., Simmons, C. and Werner, A.D. (2014). Bias of apparent tracer ages in heterogeneous environments. Groundwater, 52(2) pp. 239-250.
    [10.1111/gwat.12052] [Scopus]
  • Lamontagne, S., Taylor, A., Cook, P., Crosbie, R., Brownbill, R., Williams, R., et al. (2014). Field assessment of surface water-groundwater connectivity in a semi-arid river basin (Murray-Darling, Australia) Hydrological Processes, 28(4) pp. 1561-1572.
    [10.1002/hyp.9691] [Scopus]
  • Kozuskanich, J., Simmons, C. and Cook, P. (2014). Estimating recharge rate from groundwater age using a simplified analytical approach: Applicability and error estimation in heterogeneous porous media. Journal of Hydrology, 511 pp. 290-294.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.01.058] [Scopus]
  • Cranswick, R., Cook, P., Shanafield, M. and Lamontagne, S. (2014). The vertical variability of hyporheic fluxes inferred from riverbed temperature data. Water Resources Research, 50(5) pp. 3994-4010.
    [10.1002/2013WR014410] [Scopus]
  • Cranswick, R., Cook, P. and Lamontagne, S. (2014). Hyporheic zone exchange fluxes and residence times inferred from riverbed temperature and radon data. Journal of Hydrology, 5019(Part B) pp. 1870-1881.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.09.059] [Scopus]
  • Chen, C., Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., Cook, P., Zhang, L., et al. (2014). Modelling vegetation water-use and groundwater recharge as affected by climate variability in an arid-zone Acacia savanna woodland. Journal of Hydrology, 519(Part A) pp. 1084-1096.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.032] [Scopus]
  • Bourke, S.A., Harrington, G., Cook, P., Post, V.E. and Dogramaci, S. (2014). Carbon-14 in streams as a tracer of discharging groundwater. Journal of Hydrology, 519(Part A) pp. 117-130.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.06.056] [Scopus]
  • Bourke, S., Cook, P., Shanafield, M., Dogramaci, S. and Clark, J. (2014). Characterisation of hyporheic exchange in a losing stream using radon-222. Journal of Hydrology, 519 pp. 94-105.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.06.057] [Scopus]
  • Batlle Aguilar, J., Harrington, G., Leblanc, M., Welch, C. and Cook, P. (2014). Chemistry of groundwater discharge inferred from longitudinal river sampling. Water Resources Research, 50(2) pp. 1550-1568.
    [10.1002/2013WR013591] [Scopus]
  • Banks, E.W., Shanafield, M. and Cook, P. (2014). Induced Temperature Gradients to Examine Groundwater Flowpaths in Open Boreholes. Groundwater, 52(6) pp. 943-951.
    [10.1111/gwat.12157] [Scopus]
  • Short, M.A., Lamontagne, S., Cook, P. and Cranswick, R. (2014). Characterising the distribution of near-shore submarine groundwater discharge along a coastline using Rn-222 and electrical conductivity. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 61(2) pp. 319-331.
    [10.1080/08120099.2014.884018] [Scopus]
  • Xie, Y., Cook, P., Brunner, P., Irvine, D. and Simmons, C. (2014). When Can Inverted Water Tables Occur Beneath Streams? Groundwater, 52(5) pp. 769-774.
    [10.1111/gwat.12109] [Scopus]
  • Wood, C., Cook, P., Harrington, G., Meredith, K. and Kipfer, R. (2014). Factors affecting carbon-14 activity of unsaturated zone CO2 and implications for groundwater dating. Journal of Hydrology, 519(Part A) pp. 465-475.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.034] [Scopus]
  • Welch, C., Harrington, G., Leblanc, M., Batlle Aguilar, J. and Cook, P. (2014). Relative rates of solute and pressure propagation into heterogeneous alluvial aquifers following river flow events. Journal of Hydrology, 511 pp. 891-903.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.032] [Scopus]
  • Trigg, M., Cook, P. and Brunner, P. (2014). Groundwater fluxes in a shallow seasonal wetland pond: The effect of bathymetric uncertainty on predicted water and solute balances. Journal of Hydrology, 517 pp. 901-912.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.06.020] [Scopus]
  • Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., Villalobos-Vega, R., Grant, N., Faux, R., Wood, C., et al. (2013). Dynamics of component carbon fluxes in a semi-arid Acacia woodland, central Australia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118(3) pp. 1168-1185.
    [10.1002/jgrg.20101] [Scopus]
  • Cook, P.G. (2013). Estimating groundwater discharge to rivers from river chemistry surveys. Hydrological Processes, 27(25) pp. 3694-3707.
    [10.1002/hyp.9493] [Scopus]
  • Stieglitz, T.C., van Beek, P., Souhaut, M. and Cook, P.G. (2013). Karstic groundwater discharge and seawater recirculation through sediments in shallow coastal Mediterranean lagoons, determined from water, salt and radon budgets. Marine Chemistry, 156 pp. 73-84.
    [10.1016/j.marchem.2013.05.005] [Scopus]
  • Welch, C., Cook, P., Harrington, G. and Robinson, N. (2013). Propagation of solutes and pressure into aquifers following river stage rise. Water Resources Research, 49(9) pp. 5246-5259.
    [10.1002/wrcr.20408] [Scopus]
  • Batlle Aguilar, J. and Cook, P.G. (2012). Transient infiltration from ephemeral streams : A field experiment at the reach scale. Water Resources Research, 48(11)
    [10.1029/2012WR012009] [Scopus]
  • Doble, R.C., Brunner, P., McCallum, J.L. and Cook, P. (2012). An Analysis of River Bank Slope and Unsaturated Flow Effects on Bank Storage. Ground Water, 49(5)
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2011.00821.x] [Scopus]
  • Shanafield, M., Cook, P.G., Brunner, P.A., McCallum, J. and Simmons, C. (2012). Aquifer response to surface water transience in disconected streams. Water Resources Research, 48(11) pp. W11510.
    [10.1029/2012WR012103] [Scopus]
  • McCallum, J., Cook, P., Berhane, D., Rumpf, C. and McMahon, G. (2012). Quantifying groundwaterflows to streams using differential flow gaugings and water chemistry. Journal of Hydrology, 416-417 pp. 118-132.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.11.040] [Scopus]
  • Gardner, W.P., Harrington, G., Solomon, D. and Cook, P. (2011). Using terrigenic 4He to identify and quantify regional groundwater discharge to streams. Water Resources Research, 47(6)
    [10.1029/2010WR010276] [Scopus]
  • Brunner, P., Cook, P. and Simmons, C. (2011). Disconnected surface water and groundwater: from theory to practice. Ground Water, 49(4) pp. 460-467.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00752.x] [Scopus]
  • Miotlinski, K., Dillon, P., Pavelic, P., Cook, P., Page, D. and Levett, K. (2011). Recovery of injected freshwater to differentiate fracture flow in a low-permeability brackish aquifer. Journal of Hydrology, 409(1-2) pp. 273-282.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.025] [Scopus]
  • Brunner, P.A., Simmons, C.T., Cook, P.G. and Therrien, R. (2010). Modeling Surface Water - Groundwater Interaction with MODFLOW: Some Considerations, Ground Water. Ground Water, 48(2) pp. 174-180.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00644.x] [Scopus]
  • McCallum, J.L., Cook, P.G., Brunner, P. and Berhane, D. (2010). Solute dynamics during bank storage flows and implications for chemical base flow separation. Water Resources Research, 46(7) pp. W07541.
    [10.1029/2009WR008539] [Scopus]
  • Stieglitz, T., Cook, P.G. and Burnett, W.C. (2010). Inferring coastal processes from regional-scale mapping of 222Radon and salinity: examples from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 101(7) pp. 544-552.
    [10.1016/j.jenvrad.2009.11.012] [Scopus]
  • Newman, B., Osenbrück, K., Aeschbach-Hertig, W., Solomon, D., Cook, P., Rózanski, K., et al. (2010). Dating of 'young' groundwaters using environmental tracers: advantages, applications, and research needs. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 46(3) pp. 259-278.
    [10.1080/10256016.2010.514339] [Scopus]
  • Brunner, P.A., Cook, P.G. and Simmons, C.T. (2009). Hydrogeologic controls on disconnection between surface water and groundwater. Water Resources Research, 45 pp. W01422 - 1-W01422 - 13.
    [10.1029/2008WR006953] [Scopus]
  • Brunner, P.A., Simmons, C.T. and Cook, P.G. (2009). Spatial and temporal aspects of the transition from connection to disconnection between rivers, lakes and groundwater. Journal of Hydrology, 376(1-2) pp. 159-169.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.07.023] [Scopus]
  • Gleeson, T., Novakowski, K., Cook, P. and Kyser, T. (2009). Constraining groundwater discharge in a large watershed: integrated isotopic, hydraulic and thermal data from the Canadian Shield. Water Resources Research, 45(8)
    [10.1029/2008WR007622] [Scopus]
  • Larocque, M., Cook, P.G., Haaken, K. and Simmons, C.T. (2009). Estimating Flow Using Tracers and Hydraulics in Synthetic Heterogeneous Aquifers. Ground Water, 47(6) pp. 786-796.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00595.x] [Scopus]
  • O'Grady, A., Cook, P., Eamus, D., Duguid, A., Wischusen, J., Fass, T., et al. (2009). Convergence of tree water use within an arid-zone woodland. Oecologia, 160(4) pp. 643-655.
    [10.1007/s00442-009-1332-y] [Scopus]
  • Cook, P.G., Wood, C., White, T., Simmons, C.T., Fass, T. and Brunner, P.A. (2008). Groundwater inflow to a shallow, poorly-mixed wetland estimated from a mass balance of radon. Journal of Hydrology, 354(1-4) pp. 213-226.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.03.016] [Scopus]
  • Weatherill, D., Graf, T., Simmons, C.T., Cook, P.G., Therrien, R. and Reynolds, D.A. (2008). Discretizing the Fracture-Matrix Interface to Simulate Solute Transport. Ground Water, 46(4) pp. 606-615.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00430.x] [Scopus]
  • Lamontagne, S. and Cook, P. (2007). Estimation of hyporheic water residence time in situ using 222Rn disequilibrium. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 5 pp. 407-416.
    [Scopus]
  • Fass, T., Cook, P., Stieglitz, T. and Herczeg, A. (2007). Development of saline ground water through transpiration of sea water. Ground Water, 45(6) pp. 703-710.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00344.x] [Scopus]
  • Tomlinson, M., Boulton, A., Hancock, P. and Cook, P. (2007). Deliberate omission or unfortunate oversight: should stygofaunal surveys be included in routine groundwater monitoring programs? Hydrogeology Journal, 15(7) pp. 1317-1320.
    [10.1007/s10040-007-0211-z] [Scopus]
  • Weatherill, D., Cook, P.G., Simmons, C.T. and Robinson, N.I. (2006). Applied tracer tests in fractured rock: can we predict natural gradient solute transport more accurately than fracture and matrix parameters? Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 88(3-4) pp. 289-305.
    [10.1016/j.jconhyd.2006.07.004] [Scopus]
  • Cook, P. and O'Grady, A. (2006). Determining soil and groundwater use of vegetation from heat pulse, water potential and stable isotope data. Oecologia, 148(1) pp. 97-107.
    [10.1007/s00442-005-0353-4] [Scopus]
  • Cook, P., Lamontagne, S., Berhane, D. and Clark, J. (2006). Quantifying groundwater discharge to Cockburn River, southeastern Australia, using dissolved gas tracers 222Rn and SF6. Water Resources Research, 42(W10411)
    [10.1029/2006WR004921] [Scopus]
  • O'Grady, A., Cook, P., Howe, P. and Werren, G. (2006). Groundwater use by dominant tree species in tropical remnant vegetation communities. Australian Journal of Botany, 54(2) pp. 155-171.
    [10.1071/BT04179] [Scopus]
  • O'Grady, A., Eamus, D., Cook, P. and Lamontagne, S. (2006). Comparative water use by the riparian trees Melaleuca argentea and Corymbia bella in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia. Tree Physiology, 26(2) pp. 219-228.
    [10.1093/treephys/26.2.219] [Scopus]
  • O'Grady, A., Eamus, D., Cook, P. and Lamontagne, S. (2006). Groundwater use by riparian vegetation in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany, 54(2) pp. 145-154.
    [10.1071/BT04164] [Scopus]
  • Sanford, W., Cook, P.G., Robinson, N.I. and Weatherill, D. (2006). Tracer mass recovery in fractured aquifers estimated from multiple well tests. Ground Water, 44(4) pp. 564-573.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2006.00161.x] [Scopus]
  • Cook, P.G., Love, A.J., Robinson, N.I. and Simmons, C.T. (2005). Groundwater ages in fractured rock aquifers. Journal of Hydrology, 308(1-4) pp. 284-301.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.11.005] [Scopus]
  • Lamontagne, S., Cook, P., O'Grady, A. and Eamus, D. (2005). Groundwater use by vegetation in a tropical savanna riparian zone (Daly River, Australia). Journal of Hydrology, 310(1-4) pp. 280-293.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.01.009] [Scopus]
  • Harrington, G., Cook, P. and Herczeg, A. (2002). Spatial and temporal variability of ground water recharge in central Australia: a tracer approach. Ground Water, 40(5) pp. 518-527.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Harrington, G., Cook, P. and Robinson, N. (2000). Equilibration times of gas-filled diffusion samplers in slow-moving groundwater systems. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 2 pp. 60-65.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6592.2000.tb00266.x]
  • Woods, J.A., Laattoe, T., Cook, P.G., Bridgart, R., Gonzalez, D., Pickett, T., et al. (2015). Modelling salt dynamics on the River Murray floodplain in South Australia: Modelling approaches. Adelaide, South Australia: Goyder Institute for Water Research.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Eamus, D., Hatton, T., Cook, P. and Colvin, C. (2006). Ecohydrology. Vegetation Function, Water and Resource Management. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.
    [Web Link]
  • Love, A.J., Simmons, C.T., Cook, P.G., Harrington, G.A., Herczeg, A.L. and Halihan, T. (2007). Estimating groundwater flow rates in fractured metasediments: Clare Valley, South Australia. In Jiri Krasny and Jack Sharp, ed. Groundwater in fractured rocks. Leiden, The Netherlands: Taylor and Francis, pp. 463-477.
  • Busenberg, E., Plummer, L., Cook, P., Solomon, D., Han, L., Groning, M., et al. (2006). Sampling and analytical methods. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 199-220.
    [Web Link]
  • Solomon, D., Plummer, L., Busenberg, E. and Cook, P. (2006). Practical applications of CFCs in hydrological investigations. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 89-103.
    [Web Link]
  • Cook, P., Plummer, L., Solomon, D., Busenberg, E. and Han, L. (2006). Effects and processes that can modify apparent CFC age. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 31-58.
    [Web Link]
  • Plummer, L., Busenberg, E. and Cook, P. (2006). Principles of chlorofluorocarbon dating. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 17-29.
    [Web Link]
  • Plummer, L., Busenberg, E., Cook, P., Oster, H., Han, L. and Groning, M. (2006). Selected case studies using CFC data. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 135-182.
    [Web Link]
  • Solomon, D., Cook, P. and Plummer, L. (2006). Models of groundwater ages and residence times. In Groning, M., Han, L.F. & Aggarwal, P., ed. Use of Chloroflurocarbons in Hydrology. A Guidebook. Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, pp. 73-88.
    [Web Link]
  • Batlle Aguilar, J., Cook, P.G. and Harrington, G.A. (2016). Comparison of hydraulic and chemical methods for determining hydraulic conductivity and leakage rates in argillaceous aquitards. Journal of Hydrology, 532 pp. 102-121.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.11.035] [Scopus]

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