Heather Martindale


Full Name: Heather Martindale

Position: Groundwater Geochemist

Contact details

Email: H.Martindale
Phone: +64-4-570 4247


2010: BSc, Chemistry; 2012: Postgraduate Diploma, Environmental Management; 2016: MEnvMgmt

Areas of expertise

Business Development: Database Administration
Business Development: Groundwater-surface water interaction
Business Development: Hydrogeology
Groundwater: Data management
Groundwater: Database design
Groundwater: Groundwater dating
Groundwater: Groundwater-surface water interaction
Groundwater: Sampling
Groundwater: Stable Isotopes
Groundwater: Water Quality
Technical: Collection and data management
Technical: Computer skills
Technical: Database design
Technical: Database development
Technical: Field Work
Technical: Gas chromatography
Technical: Sample preparation
Technical: Training of Laboratory Staff

Professional activities

New Zealand Hydrological Society: Member

Major publications

Martindale, H.; Morgenstern, U.; Singh, R.; Stewart, B. 2016 Mapping groundwater-surface water interaction using radon-222 in gravel-bed rivers : a comparative study with differential flow gauging. Journal of Hydrology, New Zealand, 55(2): 121-134

Morgenstern, U.; Matthews, A.; Begg, J.G.; Roygard, J.; Townsend, D.B.; Clark, M.; Martindale, H. 2014 Groundwater lag times in the water discharges from the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Manawatu catchments. Lower Hutt, NZ: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2014/35. 34 p.

Morgenstern, U.; Townsend, D.B.; Davidson, P.; Martindale, H. 2014 Rai-Pelorus groundwater baseline study : residence time, recharge source, rate and volume, resurgence into rivers, and impact of high intensity land use activities on groundwater quality. Lower Hutt, NZ: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2014/31. 41 p.

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