Select Publications by Dr Gabriel C Rau

Journal articles

Acworth RI;Halloran LJ S;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Bernardi TL, 2016, 'An objective frequency domain method for quantifying confined aquifer compressible storage using Earth and atmospheric tides', GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, vol. 43, pp. 11671 - 11678, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071328

Coleborn K;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Baker A;Navarre O, 2016, 'Solar-forced diurnal regulation of cave drip rates via phreatophyte evapotranspiration', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 4439 - 4455, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-4439-2016

Acworth RI;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Jensen E;Leggett K, 2016, 'Long-term spatio-temporal precipitation variability in arid-zone Australia and implications for groundwater recharge', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 24, pp. 905 - 921, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-015-1358-7

Cuthbert MO;Acworth RI;Andersen MS;Larsen JR;McCallum AM;Rau GC;Tellam JH, 2016, 'Understanding and quantifying focused, indirect groundwater recharge from ephemeral streams using water table fluctuations', Water Resources Research, vol. 52, pp. 827 - 840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015WR017503

Halloran LJ S;Rau GC;Andersen MS, 2016, 'Heat as a tracer to quantify processes and properties in the vadose zone: A review', Earth-Science Reviews, vol. 159, pp. 358 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.06.009

McDonough LK;Iverach CP;Beckmann S;Manefield M;Rau GC;Baker A;Kelly BF J, 2016, 'Spatial variability of cave-air carbon dioxide and methane concentrations and isotopic compositions in a semi-arid karst environment', Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12665-016-5497-5

Baker A;Jex CN;Rutlidge H;Woltering M;Blyth AJ;Andersen MS;Cuthbert MO;Marjo CE;Markowska M;Rau GC;Khan SJ, 2016, 'An irrigation experiment to compare soil, water and speleothem tetraether membrane lipid distributions', Organic Geochemistry, vol. 94, pp. 12 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.01.005

Halloran LJ S;Roshan H;Rau GC;Andersen MS;Acworth RI, 2016, 'Improved spatial delineation of streambed properties and water fluxes using distributed temperature sensing', Hydrological Processes, vol. 30, pp. 2686 - 2702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10806

Halloran LJ S;Roshan H;Rau GC;Andersen MS, 2016, 'Calculating water saturation from passive temperature measurements in near-surface sediments: Development of a semi-analytical model', Advances in Water Resources, vol. 89, pp. 67 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.01.007

Markowska M;Baker A;Andersen MS;Jex CN;Cuthbert MO;Rau GC;Graham PW;Rutlidge H;Mariethoz G;Marjo CE;Treble PC;Edwards N, 2016, 'Semi-arid zone caves: Evaporation and hydrological controls on δ18O drip water composition and implications for speleothem paleoclimate reconstructions', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 131, pp. 285 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.10.024

Acworth RI;Timms WA;Kelly BF J;Mcgeeney DE;Ralph TJ;Larkin ZT;Rau GC, 2015, 'Late Cenozoic paleovalley fill sequence from the Southern Liverpool Plains, New South Wales—implications for groundwater resource evaluation', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 62, pp. 657 - 680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2015.1086815

Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Andersen MS;Baker A;Rutlidge H;Markowska M;Roshan H;Marjo CE;Graham PW;Acworth RI, 2015, 'Controls on cave drip water temperature and implications for speleothem-based paleoclimate reconstructions', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 127, pp. 19 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.03.026

Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Mccallum AM;Halloran LJ S;Andersen MS, 2015, 'Assessing the accuracy of 1-D analytical heat tracing for estimating near-surface sediment thermal diffusivity and water flux under transient conditions', Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003466

Rutlidge H;Andersen MS;Baker A;Chinu KJ;Cuthbert MO;Jex CN;Marjo CE;Markowska M;Rau GC, 2015, 'Organic characterisation of cave drip water by LC-OCD and fluorescence analysis', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 166, pp. 15 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.05.042

Turner IL;Rau GC;Austin MJ;Andersen MS, 2014, 'Groundwater fluxes and flow paths within coastal barriers: Observations from a large-scale laboratory experiment (BARDEX II)', Coastal Engineering, vol. 113, pp. 104 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.08.004

Acworth RI;Rau GC;McCallum AM;Andersen MS;Cuthbert MO, 2014, 'Understanding connected surface-water/groundwater systems using Fourier analysis of daily and sub-daily head fluctuations', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 23, pp. 143 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-014-1182-5

Cuthbert MO;Rau GC;Andersen MS;Roshan H;Rutlidge H;Marjo CE;Markowska M;Jex CN;Graham PW;Mariethoz G;Acworth RI;Baker A, 2014, 'Evaporative cooling of speleothem drip water', Scientific Reports, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep05162

Rutlidge H;Baker A;Marjo CE;Andersen MS;Graham PW;Cuthbert MO;Rau GC;Roshan H;Markowska M;Mariethoz G;Jex CN, 2014, 'Dripwater organic matter and trace element geochemistry in a semi-arid karst environment: Implications for speleothem paleoclimatology', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 135, pp. 217 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.03.036

McCallum AM;Andersen MS;Rau GC;Larsen JR;Acworth RI, 2014, 'River-aquifer interactions in a semiarid environment investigated using point and reach measurements', Water Resources Research, vol. 50, pp. 2815 - 2829, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2012WR012922

Rau GC;Andersen MS;McCallum AM;Roshan H;Acworth RI, 2014, 'Heat as a tracer to quantify water flow in near-surface sediments', Earth-Science Reviews, vol. 129, pp. 40 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.10.015

Kelly BF J;Timms WA;Andersen MS;McCallum AM;Blakers RS;Smith R;Rau GC;Badenhop A;Ludowici K;Acworth RI, 2013, 'Aquifer heterogeneity and response time: The challenge for groundwater management', Crop and Pasture Science, vol. 64, pp. 1141 - 1154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CP13084

Unland NP;Cartwright I;Andersen MS;Rau GC;Reed J;Gilfedder BS;Atkinson AP;Hofmann H, 2013, 'Investigating the spatio-temporal variability in groundwater and surface water interactions: a multi-technique approach', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 17, pp. 3437 - 3453, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-3437-2013

Turner IL;Rau GC;Andersen MS;Austin M;Puleo J;Masselink G, 2013, 'Coastal sand barrier hydrology - observations from the BARDEX II prototype-scale laboratory experiment', Journal of Coastal Research, pp. 1886 - 1891, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI65-319.1

Rau GC;Andersen MS;Acworth RI, 2012, 'Experimental investigation of the thermal dispersivity term and its significance in the heat transport equation for flow in sediments', WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, vol. 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011WR011038

Rau GC;Andersen MS;Acworth RI, 2012, 'Experimental investigation of the thermal time-series method for surface water-groundwater interactions', Water Resources Research, vol. 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011WR011560

Roshan H;Rau GC;Andersen MS;Acworth IR, 2012, 'Use of heat as tracer to quantify vertical streambed flow in a two-dimensional flow field', Water Resources Research, vol. 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012WR011918

McCallum AM;Andersen MS;Rau GC;Acworth RI, 2012, 'A 1-D analytical method for estimating surface water-groundwater interactions and effective thermal diffusivity using temperature time series', Water Resources Research, vol. 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012WR012007

Rau GC;Andersen MS;McCallum AM;Acworth RI, 2010, 'Analytical methods that use natural heat as a tracer to quantify surface water-groundwater exchange, evaluated using field temperature records', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 18, pp. 1093 - 1110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-010-0586-0

Coleborn K;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Baker A;Navarre O, 'Solar forced diurnal regulation of cave drip rates via phreatophyte evapotranspiration', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, pp. 1 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-2016-11

Other

Rau GC;Baker A;Cuthbert MO;Andersen MS, 2015, Delving deep into caves can teach us about climate past and present, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/delving-deep-into-caves-can-teach-us-about-climate-past-and-present-50122

Rau GC;Kelly B;Timms W;Acworth RI, 2015, New research identifies a gap in sediments and questions simple groundwater models on the Liverpool Plains, NSW, Australia, AlphaGalileo, http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=157660&CultureCode=en

Conference Posters

Halloran LJ;Rau GC;Kennedy JP;Li CP;Roshan H;Andersen MS, 2016, 'Applied thermal methods in unsaturated zone hydrology', in Applied thermal methods in unsaturated zone hydrology, International Conference on Porous Media & First Annual Meeting of Australian Chapter of InterPore, Sydney, NSW, presented at International Conference on Porous Media & First Annual Meeting of Australian Chapter of InterPore, Sydney, NSW, 30 November - 02 December 2016

Baker AB;treble ;Coleborn ;Mahmud ;Markowska ;Flemons, 2015, 'Hundreds of automatic drip counters reveal infiltration water discharge characteristics in Australian caves', in Hundreds of automatic drip counters reveal infiltration water discharge characteristics in Australian caves, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14 - 18 December 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.5045.1282

Halloran LJ;Rau GC;Andersen MS;Roshan H;Acworth, 2015, 'Natural temperature variations and soil moisture content in the vadose zone', in Natural temperature variations and soil moisture content in the vadose zone, Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia, presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 03 - 05 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.4545.7363

Halloran LJ S;Roshan H;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Andersen MS;Acworth I, 2015, 'Soil moisture content estimation from passive temperature measurements', in Soil moisture content estimation from passive temperature measurements, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, pp. 1312, presented at EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 12 - 17 April 2015, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015EGUGA..17.1312H

Rau GC;Rutlidge H;Andersen MS;Unland NP;Hofmann H;Gilfedder BS;Atkinson A;Cartwright I;Baker A;Acworth RI, 2015, '222-Rn and hydrochemical parameters reveal natural and induced surface groundwater exchange pathways', in 222-Rn and hydrochemical parameters reveal natural and induced surface groundwater exchange pathways, International Symposium on Isotope Hydrology, Vienna, Austria, presented at International Symposium on Isotope Hydrology, Vienna, Austria, 11 - 15 May 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.2888.0722

Rutlidge HT;Andersen MS;Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Graham PW;Unland NP;Hofmann H;Gilfidder BS;Atkinson A;Cartwright I;Halloran L;Baker A, (eds.), 2014, 'Use of fluorescence in conjunction with radon activity to monitor groundwater-surface water interactions in a system under stress', in Use of fluorescence in conjunction with radon activity to monitor groundwater-surface water interactions in a system under stress, Goldschmidt2014, Sacramento, presented at Goldschmidt2014, Sacramento, 08 - 13 June 2014

Keshavarzi M;Graham P;Baker A;Kelly BF;Andersen M;Rau G;Acworth RI;Smithson A, 2014, 'Understanding River - Groundwater Interactions in a Karst System, Wellington, NSW', in Understanding River - Groundwater Interactions in a Karst System, Wellington, NSW, Sustainable Australia, Australian Earth Science Convention 2014, Newcastle, Australia, presented at Sustainable Australia, Australian Earth Science Convention 2014, Newcastle, Australia, 07 - 10 July 2014, http://www.aesc2014.gsa.org.au/assets/Various-reg-partner-opp-workshop-summ-/AESC-Abstract-Proceedings.pdf

Roshan H;Young M;Andersen MS;Halloran L;McCallum AM;Rau GC;Acworth RI, 2013, 'Evaluating thermal response of Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing', in Evaluating thermal response of Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing, 40th IAH International Convention, Perth, Australia, presented at 40th IAH International Convention, Perth, Australia, 15 - 20 September 2013

Rau GC;Andersen MS;McCallum AM;Acworth RI, 2008, 'Field and Numerical Investigation of Surface Water Groundwater Interactions Using Natural Heat as a Tracer – Deviation from the 1D Flow Assumption', in Field and Numerical Investigation of Surface Water Groundwater Interactions Using Natural Heat as a Tracer – Deviation from the 1D Flow Assumption, Western Pacific AGU Meeting, Carins, Australia, presented at Western Pacific AGU Meeting, Carins, Australia, 28 July - 01 August 2008

Theses / Dissertations

Halloran LJ S, 2016, Heat tracing in the variably saturated shallow subsurface, UNSW, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/55859

Rau GC, 2012, Experimental Analysis of Heat as a Tracer for the Quantfication of Thermal Dispersion and Water Flow in Sand, University of New South Wales, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/51963

Rau GC, 2008, The Use of Natural Heat as a Tracer to Quantify Groundwater Surface Water Interactions: Maules Creek, New South Wales, Australia, Universität Stuttgart, Department of Hydromechanics and Modeling of Hydrosystems, http://goo.gl/BosqzQ

Conference Presentations

Rau GC;Turner IL;Austin M;Andersen MS, 2016, 'Experimental investigation of the flow dynamics within sandy coastal barriers under different water level and wave conditions', presented at Salt Water Intrusion Meeting & Asia-Pacific Coastal Aquifer Management Meeting, Cairns, Australia, 04 - 08 July 2016, http://www.plevin.com.au/swim2016/

Markowska M;Baker A;Andersen M;Cuthbert M;Rau G;Jex C;Graham P;Rutlidge H;Hua Q;Mariethoz G;Marjo C;treble P;Adler L, 2015, 'Cave stalagmites as recorders of past recharge frequency and changes in aridity', presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, 03 - 05 November 2015

Markowska M;Baker AB;Andersen MS;Jex C;Cuthbert MO;Rau G;Graham PW;Rutlidge H;Marjo C;Treble PC, 2015, 'Cave Monitoring to Determine the Controls on δ18O From a Modern Speleothem Record in Semi-arid SE Australia.', presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14 - 18 December 2015

Li CP;Andersen MS;Kelly B;Rau GC;McCallum A;Baker A, 2015, 'Aquifer recovery during the transition from drought to a wet period: the mechanisms and pathways to recovery', presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, Australia, 03 - 05 November 2015

Rutlidge HT;Andersen MS;Eberhard S;Halloran L;Neilson B;Rau G;Li C;Salma A;Chen J;Moll C;Murphy C;Baker A, 2015, 'Organic matter content and redox chemistry in upwelling and down-welling hyporheic zones of a groundwater fed stream in northern New South Wales', presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, 03 - 05 November 2015

Andersen MS;Rutlidge H;Eberhard S;Halloran L;Neilson B;Rau G;Li C;Salma A;Chen J;Moll C;Murphy C;Cuthbert M;Baker A, 2015, 'Mapping groundwater discharge and water chemistry in a perennial stream in northern New South Wales', presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, Australia, 03 - 05 November 2015

Rau GC;Cuthbert MO;Andersen MS;Baker A;Rutlidge H;Markowska M;Roshan H;MARJO C;GRAHAM P;ACWORTH I, 2015, 'What controls the cave drip water temperature? Analysis and implications for paleoclimate reconstruction from speleothems', presented at Australian Groundwater Conference, Canberra, 03 - 05 November 2015


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