Catherine Moore

 

Full Name: Catherine Moore

Position: Senior Groundwater Modeller/Team Leader - Groundwater Modelling

Contact details

Email: c.moore
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

Rawlinson, Z.J.; Toews, M.W.; Gyopari, M.; Moore, C.R. 2017 Results of Ruamahanga groundwater flow and transport modelling for the Ruamahanga Whaitua Committee : business as usual (BAU), silver and gold scenarios. GNS Science consultancy report 2017/101. 40 p.

Close, M.; Knowling, M.J.; Moore, C.R. 2016 Modelling of temperature in Wairau Aquifer. ESR client report CSC 16007.

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.; 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, 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

Burbery, L.; Moore, C.R.; Dumbleton, B. 2013 Towards an improved understanding of the Knapdale aquifer : a modelling study of anomalous nitrate levels in the Knapdale groundwater zone. Porirua, N.Z.: ESR

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.

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. 2011 Desktop study : uncertainty of gas in places estimates from proposed gas in place calculation options. Sydney, N.S.W.: Xstrata Coal (NSW) Pty Ltd

Moore, C.R.; Esterle, J. 2010 Modelling uncertainty in fugitive GHG emissions estimates from open cut coal mines. Brisbane, Qld.: Australian Coal Research Limited. ACARP report C19006A.

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

Nokes, C.; Moore, C.R.; Loe, B.; Close, M.; Pang, L.; Smith, V.; Osbaldiston, S. 2010 Keeping waters apart : new separation distance guidelines for onsite wastewater systems and wells. 18 p. IN: New Zealand Water & Wastes Conference 2010. Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Water and Wastes Association

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

Moore, C.R.; Scott, D. 2008 Canterbury Plains regional groundwater model : progress report to February 2008. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. 93 p.

Moore, C.R. 2007 Heretaunga groundwater model review. Lincoln, N.Z.: Lincoln Ventures Ltd.

Moore, C.R. 2007 Predictions of virus movement in Canterbury alluvial aquifers. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. Technical report / Environment Canterbury U07/72. 53 p.

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

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

Moore, C.R.; Brough, A. 2002 Review of Environment Canterbury's Rules for Permitted Sewage Effluent Discharges. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. 33 p. + appendices

Moore, C.R.; Williams, H. 2002 Groundwater model audit guidelines. Christchurch, N.Z.: Ministry for the Environment. 1 v.

Moore, C.R. 2001 Review of general authorisation sewage disposal rules for Canterbury Regional Council. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 2001 Review of community water supply protection zone rules. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury

Moore, C.R. 2000 Assessment of effects of groundwater abstraction on saline intrusion at Woolston. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 2000 Groundwater investigation, modelling and impact assessment for Leeston Sewage Disposal. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R.; Scott, D. 2000 Modelling of scale-dependent contaminant transport in Canterbury alluvial aquifers. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R.; Smith, V. 2000 Modelling of microbiological transport to define wellhead protection zones. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. Environment Canterbury report LI1C/10769.

Moore, C.R. 1999 Groundwater modelling of viral and bacterial transport from on site sewage disposal. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury

Moore, C.R. 1999 Numerical simulations to assess the effect of upgradient groundwater abstractions on springfed streams. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. Technical report / Environment Canterbury U99/62. 4 p. + appendices

Moore, C.R. 1999 Literature review on viruses from sewage and their transport in groundwater. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 1999 Preliminary modelling results regarding septic tank discharges. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury

Moore, C.R. 1999 Review of field data of bacteria transport in Canterbury groundwater. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury Regional Council. Technical report (Canterbury Regional Council) U99/84. 12 p. + appendices

Moore, C.R. 1998 Assessment of groundwater contamination risks from effluent disposal at Southbridge. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 1998 Groundwater contamination assessment, West Melton. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Callander, P.; Moore, C.R. 1997 Assessment of groundwater impacts from sewage seepage in Leeston. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 1997 Modelling of stream depletion effects for Canterbury Regional Council planning. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Callander, P.; Moore, C.R. 1996 Assessment of stream depletion factors for the Darfield and Springfield townships. Wellington, N.Z.: Pattle Delamore Partners

Moore, C.R. 1996 Review of aquifer tests Christchurch West Melton area. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury

Moore, C.R.; Weeber, J.H. 1996 Groundwater. IN: Taylor, K.J.W. The natural resources of Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) and its catchment. Christchurch, N.Z.: Christchurch Regional Council. Report (Canterbury Regional Council) R96.

Ettema, M.; Moore, C.R. 1995 Seepage in Lake Ellesmere. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury Regional Council. Technical report (Canterbury Regional Council) U95/18. 29 p.

Moore, C.R. 1995 Groundwater quality in the shallow aquifer at Amberley Golf Course. Christchurch, N.Z.: Environment Canterbury. Technical report (Canterbury Regional Council) U94/19. 18 p.

Moore, C.R. 1992 West Melton aquifer recharge trial. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury Regional Council. Report (Canterbury Regional Council) R 92(38). 40 p.

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

Callander, P.F.; Moore, C.R.; Daglish, W.H. 1991 Yaldhurst aquifer recharge trial. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury Regional Council. Report (Canterbury Regional Council) U91/9. 9 p. + appendix

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