Catherine Moore

 

Full Name: Catherine Moore

Position: Senior Groundwater Modeller/Team Leader - Groundwater Modelling

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4584

Qualifications

1985: BSc; 1986: Dip. Eng; 1991: MSc; 2005: PhD (Deans Commendation)

Areas of expertise

Business Development: Groundwater modeling
Groundwater: Contaminants transport modeling
Groundwater: Groundwater-surface water interaction
Groundwater: Integrated hydrological modelling
Groundwater: Landuse impact on groundwater quality
Groundwater: Modeling
Groundwater: Monitoring
Groundwater: Risk Assessment
Groundwater: Seawater Intrusion
Groundwater: Security for Municpal water supply

Professional activities

New Zealand Hydrological Society: Scientist
International Association of Hydrogeologists: Associate editor

Major publications

Cartwright, I.; Morgenstern, U.; Howcroft, W.; Hofmann, H.; Armit, R.; Stewart, M.K.; Burton, C.; Irvine, D. 2020 The variation and controls of mean transit times in Australian headwater catchments. Ground water, 34(21): 4034-4048; doi: 10.1002/hyp.13862

Doherty, J.; Moore, C.R. 2020 Decision support modeling : data assimilation, uncertainty quantification, and strategic abstraction. Ground water, 58(3): 327-337; doi: 10.1111/gwat.12969

Knowling, M.J.; White, J.T.; McDonald, G.W.; Kim, J.-H.; Moore, C.R.; Hemmings, B.J.C. 2020 Disentangling environmental and economic contributions to hydro-economic model output uncertainty : an example in the context of land-use change impact assessment. Environmental Modelling & Software, 127: 104653; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104653

Knowling, M.J.; White, J.T.; Moore, C.R.; Rakowski, P.; Hayley, K. 2020 On the assimilation of environmental tracer observations for model-based decision support. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24(4): 1677-1689; doi: 10.5194/hess-24-1677-2020

Moridnejad, M.; Cameron, S.G.; Shamseldin, A.Y.; Verhagen, F.; Moore, C.R.; Melville, B.W.; Ward, N.D. 2020 Stream temperature modeling and fiber optic temperature sensing to characterize groundwater discharge. Ground water, 58(4): 661-673; doi: 10.1111/gwat.12938

White, J.T.; Knowling, M.J.; Fienen, M.N.; Feinstein, D.T.; McDonald, G.W.; Moore, C.R. 2020 A non-intrusive approach for efficient stochastic emulation and optimization of model-based nitrate-loading management decision support. Environmental Modelling & Software, 126: article 104657; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104657

White, J.T.; Knowling, M.J.; Moore, C.R. 2020 Consequences of groundwater-model vertical discretization in risk-based decision making. Ground water, 58(5): 695-709; doi: 10.1111/gwat.12957

Knowling, M.J.; White, J.T.; Moore, C.R. 2019 Role of model parameterization in risk-based decision support : an empirical exploration. Advances in Water Resources, 128: 59-73; doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.04.010

Sarris, T.S.; Close, M.E.; Moore, C.R. 2019 Uncertainty assessment of nitrate reduction in heterogeneous aquifers under uncertain redox conditions. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 33(8-9): 1609-1627; doi: 10.1007/s00477-019-01715-w

Sarris, T.S.; Scott, D.M.; Close, M.E.; Humphries, B.; Moore, C.R.; Burbery, L.F.; Rajanayaka, C.; Barkle, G.; Hadfield, J. 2019 The effects of denitrification parameterization and potential benefits of spatially targeted regulation for the reduction of N-discharges from agriculture. Journal of environmental management, 247: 299-312; doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.06.074

Snelder, T.H.; Moore, C.R.; Kilroy, C. 2019 Nutrient concentration targets to achieve periphyton biomass objectives incorporating uncertainties. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 55(6): 1443-1463; doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12794

Cui, T.; Moore, C.R.; Raiber, M. 2018 Probabilistic assessment of the impact of coal seam gas development on groundwater : Surat Basin, Australia. Hydrogeology journal, 26(7): 2357-2377; doi: 10.1007/s10040-018-1786-2

Sreekanth, J.; Moore, C.R. 2018 Novel patch modelling method for efficient simulation and prediction uncertainty analysis of multi-scale groundwater flow and transport processes. Journal of Hydrology, 559: 122-135; doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.02.028

Burbery, L.F.; Moore, C.R.; Jones, M.A.; Abraham, P.M.; Humphries, B.L.; Close, M.E. 2017 Study of connectivity of open framework gravel facies in the Canterbury Plains aquifer using smoke as a tracer. doi: 10.1144/SP440.10 IN: Ventra, D.; Clarke, L.E. (eds) Geology and geomorphology of alluvial and fluvial fans : terrestrial and planetary perspectives. London: Geological Society of London. Geological Society special publication 440.

Doherty, J.; Moore, C.R. 2017 Simple is beautiful. 8 p.

Middlemis, H.; Walker, G.; Peeters, L.; Richardson, S.; Hayes, P.; Moore, C.R. 2017 Groundwater modelling uncertainty – implications for decision making. Summary report of the national groundwater modelling uncertainty workshop, 10 July 2017, Sydney, Australia. Adelaide: Flinders University. 87 p.; doi: 10.25957/5ca5641defe56

Sreekanth, J.; Moore, C.R.; Wolf, L. 2016 Pareto-based efficient stochastic simulation : optimization for robust and reliable groundwater management. Journal of Hydrology, 533: 180-190; doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.001

Sreekanth, J.; Moore, C.R. 2015 CSG water reinjection impacts: Modelling, uncertainty and risk analysis. Groundwater flow and transport modelling and uncertainty analysis to quantify the water quantity and quality impacts of a coal seam gas produced water reinjection scheme in Surat Basin, Queensland. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO. 97 p.; doi: 10.5072/83/5849a23238056

Sreekanth, J.; Moore, C.R. 2015 CSG water reinjection impacts : modelling, uncertainty and risk analysis; Groundwater flow and transport modelling and uncertainty analysis to quantify the water quantity and quality impacts of a coal seam gas produced water reinjection scheme in the Surat Basin, Queensland. Canberra, A.C.T.: CSIRO. 97 p.

Sreekanth, J.; Moore, C.R.; Wolf, L. 2015 Estimation of optimal groundwater substitution volumes using a distributed parameter groundwater model and prediction uncertainty analysis. Water Resources Management, 29(10): 3663-3679; doi: 10.1007/s11269-015-1022-y

Moore, C.R.; Cui, T.; Doherty, J.; Turnadge, C.; Pagendam 2014 Uncertainty analysis, data-worth analysis, and hypothesis testing : environmental impact assessments of cumulative impacts of coal seam gas extraction in the Surat Basin, Queensland. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO. 218 p.

Moore, C.R.; Cui, T.; Doherty, J.; Turnadge, C.; Pagendam, D.; Peeters, L. 2014 Uncertainty analysis, data-worth analysis, and hypothesis testing: Environmental impact assessments of cumulative impacts of coal seam gas extraction in the Surat Basin, Queensland. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO. 218 p.

Moore, C.R.; Doherty, J.; Howell, S.; Erriah, L. 2014 Some challenges posed by coal bed methane regional assessment modeling. Ground water, 737-747; doi: 10.1111/gwat.12276

Wallis, I.; Moore, C.R.; Post, V.; Wold, J.; Martens, E.; Prommer, H. 2014 Using predictive uncertainty analysis to optimise tracer test design and data acquisition. Journal of Hydrology, 515: doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.061

Engelhardt, I.; Prommer, H.; Moore, C.R.; Schulz, M.; Scuth, C.; Ternes, T.A. 2013 Suitability of temperature, hydraulic heads, and acesulfame to quantify watewater-related fluxes in the hyporheic and riparian zone. Water Resources Research, 49(1): doi: 10.1029/2012WR012604

Moore, C.R.; Doherty, J.; Howell, S.; Erriah, L.; Verteuil, D.; Cui, T. 2013 Challenges for upscaling hydraulic properties and processes in the Coal Seam Gas context. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO

Moore, C.R.; Wolf, L.; Sreekanth, J.; Bleakley, A.; Arunakumaren, J. 2012 Using coupled model systems for the estimation of optimum water import volumes for the Lockyer Valley. p. 152-192 IN: Wolf, L. (ed) Implications of using purified recycled water as an adjunct to groundwater resources for irrigation in the Lockyer Valley. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO. Urban Water Security Research Alliance technical report 103.

Sreekanth, J.; Wolf, L.; Moore, C.R.; Most, S.; Kodur, S. 2012 Impact of climate change on groundwater in the Lockyer Valley. p. 193-207 IN: Wolf, L. (ed) Implications of using purified recycled water as an adjunct to groundwater resources for irrigation in the Lockyer Valley. Brisbane, Qld.: CSIRO. Urban Water Security Research Alliance technical report 103.

Welsh, W.; Moore, C.R.; Turnadge, C.; Smith, A.; Barr, A. 2012 Modelling of climate and development. A technical report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. Canberra, A.C.T.: CSIRO. 91 p.; doi: 10.4225/08/584c45870a29b

Moore, C.R.; Nokes, C.; Loe, B.; Close, M.; Pang, L.; Smith, V.; Osbaldiston, S. 2010 Guidelines for separation distances based on virus transport between on-site domestic wastewater systems and wells. Porirua, N.Z.: Environmental Science and Research. ESR client report CSC1001. 269 p.

Moore, C.R.; Wohling, T.; Doherty, J. 2010 Efficient regularization and uncertainty analysis using a global optimization methodology. Water Resources Research, 46(8): doi: 10.1029/2009WR008627

Mares, T.E.; Moore, T.A.; Moore, C.R. 2009 Uncertainty of gas saturation estimates in a subbituminous coal seam. International journal of coal geology, 77(3/4): 320-327; doi: 10.1016/j.coal.2008.07.002

Tonkin, M.; Doherty, J.; Moore, C.R. 2007 Efficient nonlinear predictive error variance for highly parameterized models. Water Resources Research, 43(7): doi: 10.1029/2006WR005348

Christensen, S.; Moore, C.R.; Doherty, J. 2006 Comparison of stochastic and regression based methods for quantification of predictive uncertainty of model-simulated wellhead protection zones in heterogeneous aquifers. p. 202-208 IN: Bierkens, M.F.P.; Gehrels, J.C.; Kovar, K. (eds) Calibration and reliability in groundwater modelling : from uncertainty to decision making : Proceedings of ModelCARE'2005, The Hague, The Netherlands, June 2005. Wallingford: IAHS

Moore, C.R.; Doherty, J. 2006 The cost of uniquenes in groundwater model calibration. Advances in Water Resources, 29(4): doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2005.07.003

Moore, C.R.; Doherty, J. 2005 Role of the calibration process in reducing model predictive error. Water Resources Research, 41(5): doi: 10.1029/2004WR003501

Bidwell, V.J.; Callander, P.F.; Moore, C.R. 1991 An application of time-series analysis to groundwater investigation and management in central Canterbury, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology, New Zealand, 30(1): 16-36

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