- Academic staff
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Dr David Bass - Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies, Bachelor of Environmental Management
Research: Environmental weeds; Geography
Professor Okke Batelaan - Strategic Professor of Hydrogeology and Director of Studies, Graduate Certificate in Science and Graduate Diploma in Science (Water Resource Management) and Master of Science (Water Resource Management)
Research: Hydrogeology, groundwater modelling and measuring aquifer consumption and recharge
Dr Simon Benger - Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies, BA Geography, Environment Studies, Earth Sciences
Research: Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing of Environment, Water Resources, Rivers and Wetlands; GeoHealth
Dr John Bennett - Senior Lecturer
Research: Air/sea interface interactions; aeolian sand transport; water energy balance; shallow water circulation
Associate Professor Richard Bentham - Associate Professor of Environmental Health
Research: Legionella ecology in control in soils and water systems; Bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils; Rhizoremediation of hydrocarbon and pesticide contaminated soils; Anaerobic digestion of solid wastes; Human health risk assessment
Associate Professor Erick Bestland - Senior Lecturer
Research: Ancient Terrestrial Ecosystems & Fossil Soils; Environmental Hydrology and Biogeochemical Cycles; Geomorphology and Pedology
Dr Beverley Clarke - Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies, Master of Environmental Management
Research: Integrated Coastal Management; Australian Coastal Policy Development; Community participation in environmental management; Development of performance indicators for participation; Environmental Impact Assessment; Natural Resource Management Policy; Natural Resource Management Program evaluation
Professor Peter Cook - Professor of Hydrology, Deputy Director of National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT)
Research: Hydrology, ecohydrology, isotope hydrology and unsaturated zone flow. Key research focus in the use of environmental tracers to quantify groundwater flow rates and the integration of tracer and hydraulic methods. Aquifers recharge, quantification of groundwater discharge to streams and wetlands, and assessment of groundwater dependent ecosystems; chlorofluorocarbons as a groundwater dating tool; likely impacts of groundwater extraction on ecosystems.
Professor Nancy Cromar - Professor of Environmental Health
Research: Health-related water microbiology; health risk assessment and management of environmental health issues; recreational water qualtiy; implementing and assessing drinking water programs.
Cecile Cutler - Lecturer
Research: Migration and settlement patterns particularly in Australia but also overseas; the changing political and economic situation in Asia, especially Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Indonesia; improving and developing innovative University teaching strategies particularly the successful application of flexible delivery techniques; regional development policies in Australia, UK and USA
Dr Caecilia Ewenz - Lecturer and Director of Studies, Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Research: Micro Meteorology, Urban Heat Islands, The physics of the fog at Edinburgh Airport, South Australia
Associate Professor Gour Dasvarma - Associate Professor of Demography and Co-Director of Graduate Program in Applied Population Studies
Research: Women's health (including reproductive health); child mortality; fertility and family planning; HIV/AIDS research; human resource development and population policies
Samantha De Ritter - Lecturer and Director of First Year Studies
Associate Professor John Edwards - Associate Professor of Environmental Health, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning
Research: Illegal drug laboratories and associated chemical and societal risk assessment; assessment and remediation of properties contaminated with chemicals. Chemical incidents and chemical weapons - evidence-based approaches to reducing toxic effects. Pesticide exposures in farming communities and potential adverse effects.Toxicity of anemone venoms and their role in clownfish colonisation.
Professor Howard Fallowfield - Professor of Environmental Health and Director of Honours Programmes
Research: Health aspects of water quality across a range of aquatic environments. Design and operation of high rate lagoons for abattoir waste treatment; application of algae and bacteria to wastewater treatment with focus on Waste Stabilisation Ponds; effects of biofilms in drinking water treatment and distribution systems; contaminant loads entering the metropolitan Adelaide coastal environment; algal biotechnology aimed at exploiting commercially algal biomass.
Stephen Fildes - Lecturer and Director of Studies, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Geographical Information Systems
Research: GIS: remote sensing and digital image analysis; Sparse vegetation community mapping using imaging spectrometry; Environmental condition assessment of semi-arid rangelands using remote sensing; Estimating evapotranspiration and groundwater recharge using remote sensing; Knowledge-based expert systems and the integration of remotely sensed and GIS data; Land-cover classification and change detection analysis; Biodiversity and conservation
Professor Dean Forbes - Professor of Urban Geography
Research: Cities, universities and knowledge-based development; Strengthening urban slum upgrading and urban governance in Southeast Asian cities
Dr Huade Guan - Senior Lecturer
Research: Hydrometeorology (precipitation, evapotranspiration, urban heat island) and Hydrology (groundwater recharge, environmental tracers, water quality)
Associate Professor Jorg Hacker - Associate Professor of Atmospheric Science, Chief Scientist and Director of Airborne Research Australia
Research: Planetary boundary layer; Aircraft instrumentation; Airborne laser scanning; Airborne hyper-spectral scanning; Evapo(transpira)tion from vegetated surfaces measured by airborne and ground based techniques; Structure of the convection in the PBL; Sea breeze circulations; Inhomogeneous planetary boundary layer; Airborne air quality monitoring; Flight testing
Professor Iain Hay - Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Human Geography
Research: Economic, cultural and social geography; Geographies of domination and oppression; Geographies of the super-rich; Qualitative methods and research ethics; Geographical education
Professor Patrick Hesp - Strategic Professor in Coastal Studies, Associate Dean Research
Research: Coastal geomorphology, dynamics and management; Aeolian geomorphology; Dune dynamics; Surfzone-beach-dune interactions.
Dr John Hutson - Senior Lecturer
Research: Soil physics and chemistry, water and solute movement in soils, salinity and the fate of agricultural chemicals. Spatial groundwater recharge patterns, the impact of soil and land management on nutrient and pesticide leaching to groundwater; salinity control in irrigation; and water and chemical dynamics in acid sulfate soils.
Research: Coastal & estuarine oceanography; Transport time-scale analysis (e.g. flushing time) and marine connectivity; Coastal upwelling & upwelling in shelf-break canyons; Mixed-layer dynamics & oceanic convection; Suspended sediment dynamics (e.g. turbidity currents); Deep-ocean processes & mixing; Pollutant dispersal (e.g. desalination brine)
Dr Mark Lethbridge - Lecturer and Director of Studies, Bachelor of Geographical Information Systems
Research: Application of spatial and population modelling
Professor Andrew Millington - Professor of Land Change Science and Dean, School of the Environment
Research: Vegetation remote sensing, land change science, biogeography.
Dr Graziela Miot Da Silva - Lecturer in Earth Sciences, Coastal and Marine Geology
Research: Environmental science and management, geology and oceanography.
Dr Vincent Post - Lecturer
Research: Interactions between fresh and saline groundwater, coastal hydrogeology and seawater intrusion; Groundwater/surface water interaction, including submarine groundwater discharge; Palaeohydrology; Reactive transport modelling and code development
Dr Kirstin Ross - Lecturer in Environmental Health and Director of Studies, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practices.
Research: Environmental toxicology, Indigenous environmental health issues, community engagement in environmental health issues
Dr Udoy Saikia - Senior Lecturer in Applied Population Studies and Co-Director of Graduate Program in Applied Population Studies
Research: Gender; Population and Development; Development in Transitional Societies; Sustainable Development; Globalisation; Capacity Development; Women's Empowerment; HIV/AIDS research and training; population policies; demographic and fertility analysis
Professor Craig Simmons - Professor of Hydrogeology and Director of National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT)
Research: Includes variable density groundwater flow phenomena; salinity, salt interception, disposal basins, floodplain hydrology; groundwater/surface water interaction; groundwater dependent ecosystems; groundwater discharge in coastal aquifers / seawater intrusion / coastal hydrogeology; aquifer storage and recovery; fractured rock hydrogeology / regolith hydrology; contaminant, stochastic subsurface hydrology; porous media flow phenomena; groundwater flow and solute transport modelling.
Gertrude Szili - Lecturer
Research: Critical Human Geography, including: urban governance and entrepreneurialism; environmental ethics and politics; corporate environmentalism; sustainable development; place making and city marketing; urban and regional planning; qualitative research methods; Geography education; media analysis; Ecolinguistics.
Dr Michael Teubner - Lecturer
Research: Salinity intrusion in coastal aquifers; computational fluid dynamics.
Associate Professor Adrian Werner - Associate Professor in Hydrogeology
Research: Seawater intrusion and saline water up-coning; Coastal aquifer hydrology and tidal impacts;
|Dr Jordi Batlle Aquilar|
Research: Health related aspects of wastewater treatment and reuse, mechanisms of pathogen removal and inactivation from water.
Research: The performance of High Rate Algal Ponds in treating wastewater and producing algal biomass for energy production
|Professor Geoffrey Codd|
|Dr Sharyn Gaskin|
Research: Ecohydrology, field instrumentation, and remote sensing based terrain analyses.
|Dr Wolfgang Lieff|
|Dr Michael Scott|
Research: Theory and practice of ecosystem services; Land use/cover change and impacts on ecosystem services; Socio-economic valuation of ecosystem services and climate adaptation in agro-ecosystems; Poverty and biodiversity interactions;
|Dr Margaret Shanafield|
Dr Thomas Smyth
Research: Bioaerosols and indoor air quality; Mycology, mushrooms and mycotoxin; Biofilms and microbial consortia.
Visit our Postgraduate students page for a list of postgraduates including contact information, supervisors, etc.
- Professor Neville Clark
- Dr Paul Dare
- Dr Dean (Jim) Fitzgerald
- Associate Professor Clive Forster
- Peter Hall
- Dr Andrew Herczeg
- Dr Susan Lee
- Dr Andrew Lothian
- Associate Professor Alaric Maude
- Dr Anuradha Mundkur
- Dr Lisel O'Dwyer
- Dr Meryl Pearce (Churchill)
- Dr Noel Richards
- Dr Ross Steele
- Professor Matthias Tomczak
- Dr Francois Chamalaun
- Dr Herb Veeh
Rob Hunter - Manager, School Administration
|Yvonne Haby - Administrative Assistant (Social Sciences North)|
Kaye Hampton - Administrative Officer (New Projects)
Kristy Johns - PA to Dean and School Manager
Cheree Metcalfe - Finance Officer
Suzanne Myers - Administrative Officer (Earth Sciences)
Julie Nixon - Administrative Officer (Projects)