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Conference Papers

Timms WA;Cai P;David B;Masoumi H;Melkoumian N;Heo J, 2016, 'Fracture Propagation in Layered Sandstones with Varying Saturation', in Harmonizing Rock Mechanics with Sustainable Economic Development, 9th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, International Society of Rock Mechanics, Bali, Indonesia, presented at 9th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, International Society of Rock Mechanics, Bali, Indonesia, 18 - 20 October 2016

Opitz J;Timms WA, 2016, 'Mine water discharge quality – a review of classification frameworks', in Drebenstedt C;Paul M (eds.), Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions, International Mine Water Association, Leipzig, Germany, pp. 17 - 17, presented at International Mine Water Association, Leipzig, Germany, 11 - 15 July 2016, https://www.imwa.info/docs/imwa_2016/IMWA2016_Opitz_58.pdf

David K;David V;Timms W, 2015, 'Refinement of conceptual groundwater model for fractured aquifer system, Kempfield, SA Australia', in Lachassagne P;Wyns R (eds.), Hard-Rock Aquifers: Up-to-date Concepts and the Practical Applications, 20th International Conference of the International Association of Hydrogeologists , French Chapter, La Roche-sur-Yon, presented at 20th International Conference of the International Association of Hydrogeologists , French Chapter, La Roche-sur-Yon, 11 - 13 June 2015, http://www.cfh-aih.fr/soclevendee2015

David K;Timms W;Mitra R;Cai P, 2015, 'Groundwater vulnerability assessment using comparison of premining and post mining conditions in the coal mining environment', in Witkowski AJ;Jakobczyk-Karpierz S;Grabala D (eds.), Groundwater Vulnerability- From Scientific concepts to practical applications, Faculty of earth sciences, University of Silesia, Ustron, Poland, presented at Groundwater vulnerability-From Scientific Concepts to Practical Applications, Ustron, Poland, 25 - 29 May 2015

Timms WA;Anderson D, 2015, 'Geotechnical centrifuge technology for characterising the interaction of tailings and pore water over decadal time periods', in Geotechnical centrifuge technology for characterising the interaction of tailings and pore water over decadal time periods, AusIMM Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century, Sydney, pp. 247 - 252, presented at AusIMM Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century, Sydney, 27 - 28 July 2015

Malli H;Bouzalakos S;Timms W, 2015, 'Ultramafic mine tailings to treat acidic mine water and lock away carbon through mineral carbonation', in Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century, The AusIMM, Sydney, pp. 133 - 136, presented at Tailings and Mine Waste Management for the 21st Century, Sydney, 27 - 28 July 2015

Zoorabadi M;Saydam S;Timms W;Hebblewhite B, 2014, 'New empirical equations to estimate the hydraulic aperture of rock discontinuities at different depth', in Hagan PC;Saydam S (eds.), AusRock 2014: Third Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Sydney, pp. 375 - 382, presented at AusRock 2014: Third Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference, Sydney, 05 - 06 November 2014, http://www.ausimm.com.au/publications/publication.aspx?ID=16173

Bouzalakos S;Thapa S;Abbas A;Timms WA, 2014, 'Acid mine water treatment with brucite in ultramafic tailings coupled with CO2 sequestration', in Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Water Management in Mining, Gecamin, Vina del Mar, Chile, presented at 4th International Conference on Water Management in Mining, Vina del Mar, Chile, 28 - 30 May 2014, http://www.waterinmining.com/english/proceedings

Bouzalakos S;Crane R;Liu H;Timms WA, 2014, 'Geotechnical and modelling studies of low permeability barriers to limit subsurface mine water seepage', in McIntyre N;Wiertz J (eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Water Management in Mining, 4th International Conference on Water Management in Mining, Vina del Mar, Chile, presented at 4th International Conference on Water Management in Mining, Vina del Mar, Chile, 28 - 30 May 2014, http://www.waterinmining.com/english/proceedings

Leong S;Taplin RE;Hazleton J;Timms W;Laurence D, 2013, 'Mining company information provision for the needs of the local community: Water usage disclosures for the Macquarie and Lachlan Catchments', in Mining company information provision for the needs of the local community: Water usage disclosures for the Macquarie and Lachlan Catchments, 23rd World Mining Congress: Mapping the Future – Advances in Mining Engineering, Montreal, Canada, presented at 23rd World Mining Congress: Mapping the Future – Advances in Mining Engineering, Montreal, Canada, 11 - 15 August 2013

Leong S;Taplin RE;Timms W;Laurence D;Hazleton J, 2013, 'Mining company sustainability reporting in the Macquarie and Lachlan catchments, NSW, Australia: Usability for local community needs', in SDIMI2013 (Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry), SDIMI2013 (Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry) , 6th International Conference,, Milos, Greece, presented at SDIMI2013 (Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry) , 6th International Conference,, Milos, Greece, 30 June - 03 July 2013

Raval S;Saydam S;Timms W;Daly C, 2013, 'Using Moodle - An Open Source Learning Management System in Australian Mining Engineering Education', in Using Moodle - An Open Source Learning Management System in Australian Mining Engineering Education, Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), 2013 IEEE International Conference in MOOC, Jaipur, pp. 386 - 389, presented at Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), 2013 IEEE International Conference in MOOC, Jaipur, 20 - 22 December 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MITE.2013.6756373

Zoorabadi M;Saydam S;Timms W;Hebblewhite B, 2013, 'Semi-analytical procedure for considering roughness effect on hydraulic properties of standard JRC profiles', in 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013, pp. 2848 - 2853

Timms WA;Liu H;Laurence D, 2013, 'Design of a low permeability barrier (LPB) to limit seepage between a mine and a river', in AusIMM (ed.), Proceedings Water in Mining 2013, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Water in Mining, AusIMM Water in MIning, pp. 57 - 66, presented at The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Water in Mining, AusIMM Water in MIning, 26 - 28 November 2013

Bouzalakos S;Timms WA;Rahman PF;McGeeney DE;Whelan M, 2013, 'Geotechnical centrifuge permeameter for characterising the hydraulic integrity of partially saturated confining strata for CSG operations', in Annual International Mine Water Association Conference - Reliable Mine Water Technology (Vol II), Publication Printers, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 1193 - 1198, presented at IMWA2013 - Reliable Mine Water Technology, Denver, Colorado, USA, 05 - 09 August 2013

Bouzalakos S;Timms WA, 2013, 'The importance of confining strata integrity in mining, coal seam gas extraction and geological storage of industrial waste (CO2 and nuclear): towards early detection indicators of potential groundwat', in 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI), Heliotopos Conferences, Milos Island, Greece, presented at 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI), Milos Island, Greece, 30 June - 03 July 2013

Badenhop A;Timms W, 2012, 'Long-term salinity changes in an inland Aquifer, NSW, Australia', in Proceedings of the 34th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, HWRS 2012, pp. 43 - 51

Zoorabadi M;Saydam S;Timms WA;Hebblewhite B, 2012, 'Sensitivity analysis of effective parameters on the permeability of rock mass around a tunnel', in Proceedings 7th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Korean Society for Rock Mechanics, Seoul, Korea, pp. 944 - 949, presented at 7th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Seoul, Korea, 15 - 19 October 2012

Timms WA;Acworth RI;Hartland A;Laurence DC, 2012, 'Leading practices for assessing the integrity of confining strata: application to mining and coal seam gas extraction', in International Mine Water Association Symposium Proceedings, International Mine Water Association, Bunbury, Western Australia, pp. 139 - 148, presented at International Mine Water Association, Bunbury, Western Australia, 29 September - 04 October 2012

Kelly BF J;GIAMBASTIANI B;Josh L;Ralph T;Timms WA;Baker A, 2012, 'Palaeoclimate Impacts on Aquifer Architecture and Hydraulic Connectivity', in Proceedings of 39th Symposium on the Geology of the Sydney Basin, Coalfield Geology Council of New South Wales in Conjuction with NSW Goverment Trade & Investment; Resources and Energy, Hunter Valley, NSW, presented at 38th Symposium on the Advances in the Study of the Sydney Basin, Hunter Valley, NSW, 10 - 11 May 2012

Wasko CD;Timms, 2011, 'Groundwater modelling in a highly seasonal, fractured rock environment using FEFLOW', in Valentine EM;Aspelt CJ;Ball J;Chanson H;Cox R;Ettema R;Kuczera G;Lambert M;Melville BW;Sargison JW (eds.), Groundwater modelling in a highly seasonal, fractured rock environment using FEFLOW, Engineers Australia, pp. 1709 - 1716, presented at Proceedings of the 34th World Congress of the International Association for Hydro- Environment Research and Engineering: 33rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and 10th Conference on Hydraulics, 26 June - 01 July 2011

Blakers R;Kelly BF J;Anderssen R;Mariethoz G;Timms WA, 2011, '3D Dendrogram Analysis for Mapping Aquifer Connectivity and Flow Model Structure', in MODFLOW and More 2011: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Ground Water Modeling Center, INTEGRATED GROUNDWATER MODELING CENTER, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, presented at MODFLOW and More 2011: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 05 - 08 June 2011, http://igwmc.mines.edu/conference/MODFLOWandMore2011_Program.pdf

Badenhop AM;Timms WA;Kelly BF J;Witts B;Rayner D;Merhabi S, 2011, 'Are groundwater salinity changes in the Namoi catchment leading to the degradation of beneficial uses?', in Mclean W;Milne Home B (eds.), NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, IAH NSW, Sydney, presented at NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, Sydney, 04 - 05 September 2011

Regmi G;Timms WA;Greve AK;Bambrook B;Walmsley H, 2011, 'Disconnected waters in the Gunnedah Basin? II Part 2: Centrifuge technology to characterise geological barriers to flow', in Mclean W;Milne Home B (eds.), NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, IAH NSW, Sydney, presented at NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, Sydney, 04 - 05 September 2011

Greve AK;Timms WA;Rogan A, 2011, 'Disconnected waters in the Gunnedah Basin? Part 1: Geophysical field methods to characterise geological barriers to flow', in Mclean W;Milne Home B (eds.), NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, IAH NSW, Sydney, presented at NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, Sydney, 04 - 05 September 2011

Timms WA;Kelly BF J;Blakers R;Regmi G;Josh L;Anthony B;Farley CJ, 2011, 'Implications of 3D geological architecture for surface-groundwater connectivity in the Mooki catchment.', in Mclean W;Milne Home B (eds.), NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, IAH NSW, Sydney, presented at NSW IAH Symposium 2011 - Uncertainty in Hydrogeology, Sydney, 04 - 05 September 2011

Timms WA;Hendry MJ;Kerrich R;Muise J;Acworth RI, 2010, 'Retardation of rare earth metals in clay barriers – innovative application of centrifuge modeling and laser ablation ICP-MS', in Grice K;Trinajstic K (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference, 10th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference & 3rd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference, Perth, Western Australia, presented at 10th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference & 3rd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 01 - 03 December 2009

Timms WA;Acworth RI;Bernadi T, 2009, 'Groundwater and salt fluxes through sediments, weathered and fractured granite at the Baldry site, NSW, Australia', in Dimri VP;Rajendra Prasad P;Rai SN (eds.), Proceedings of International Association of Hydrogeologists 37th Congress "Water: A vital resource under stress, How science can help", National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India, Hyderabad, India, presented at Water: A vital resource under stress, How science can help, Hyderabad, India, 06 - 12 September 2009

Timms WA;Acworth RI, 2009, 'Quantifying the potential impact of leaky boreholes', in Proceedings Groundwater in the Sydney Basin Symposium, International Association of Hydrogeologists NSW Branch, Sydney, presented at Groundwater in the Sydney Basin Symposium, Sydney, 04 - 05 August 2009

Badenhop AM;Timms WA, 2009, 'Managed Aquifer Recharge in Sydney Coastal Sand Aquifers', in Proceedings Groundwater in the Sydney Basin Symposium, International Association of Hydrogeologists NSW Branch, Sydney, presented at Groundwater in the Sydney Basin Symposium, Sydney, 04 - 05 August 2009

Kelly BF J;Giambastiani B;Timms WA;The C, 2009, 'Hydrograph analysis for constraining the construction of hydrogeological models', in Hydrograph analysis for constraining the construction of hydrogeological models, 1st Australian 3D Hydrogeology Workshop, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia, pp. 21 - 22, presented at 1st Australian 3D Hydrogeology Workshop, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia, 31 August - 01 September 2009, http://www.ga.gov.au/image_cache/GA15507.pdf

Timms WA;Carley JT;Andersen MS, 2008, 'Fresh-saline groundwater boundaries below coastlines - potential impacts of climate change', in Edyvane K (ed.), Program handbook and abstracts, Coast to Coast Collaboration: Crossing Boundaries, Darwin, pp. 1 - 35, presented at Coast to Coast Collaboration: Crossing Boundaries, Darwin, 18 - 22 August 2008

Carley JT;Blacka MJ;Timms WA;Cox RJ, 2008, 'A template for modelling and managing sea levelrise and climate change', in Coastal Conference, NSW Coastal Conference 2008, Wollongong, Austrlaia, pp. 1 - 20, presented at NSW Coastal Conference 2008, Wollongong, Austrlaia, 04 - 07 November 2008

Glamore W;Anderson D;Timms W, 2007, 'Coastal groundwater intakes: Numerical modeling of coastal wells for desalination source water', in Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference, pp. 2143 - 2155

Spencer J;Timms W;Carley J;Speechley L;Walker B, 2007, 'Living on the edge- investigating landslide risk in a coastal community', in Living on the edge- investigating landslide risk in a coastal community, 16th NSW Coastal Conference, Yamba NSW, presented at 16th NSW Coastal Conference, Yamba NSW, 07 - 09 November 2007

Timms WA;Acworth RI;Turner IL, 2007, 'Interactions between groundwater and artifical ponds in the northern Botany aquifer, Sydney, Australia', in Ribeiro ;Chambel ;Melo D (eds.), Groundwater And Ecosystems, 35th IAH Congress, XXXVth Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Groundwater and Ecosystems, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1 - 8, presented at XXXVth Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Groundwater and Ecosystems, Lisbon, Portugal, 17 - 21 September 2007

Timms WA;Badenhop AM, 2007, 'Optimising desalination feed water quality using subsurface intakes', in GQ07: Securing Groundwater Qyality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Groundwater Quality: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia, pp. 1 - 8, presented at Groundwater Quality: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia, 02 - 07 December 2007

Cunningham IL;Timms W;Badenhop A, 2007, 'Optimising desalination feed water quality using subsurface intakes', in Optimising desalination feed water quality using subsurface intakes, Groundwater Quality: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia, presented at Groundwater Quality: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia, 02 - 07 December 2007

Timms WA;Acworth RI;Badenhop AM, 2007, 'Managed aquifer recharge in the Botany sand aquifer - part of the treatment train for water reuse?', in Water Reuse and Recycling, University of New South Wales Press, University of New South Wales, presented at 3rd Australian Water Association Conference, University of New South Wales, 16 - 18 July 2007

Glamore W;Timms WA;Anderson DJ, 2007, 'Injection or release: Innovative tchnogies for disposing recycled water in coastal environments', in 19th NSW Coastal Conference, 16th NSW Coastal Conference, Yamba NSW, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 16th NSW Coastal Conference, Yamba NSW, 07 - 09 November 2007

Timms WA;Acworth RI, 2007, 'Groundwater resources and potential for managed aquifer recharge, North-Eastern Botany sands, Sydney', in Groundwater resources and potential for managed aquifer recharge, North-Eastern Botany sands, Sydney, Australian Water Association, Sydney, presented at AWA Ozwater 2007 Convention and Exhibition, Sydney, 04 March - 07 May 2007

Glamore W;Anderson DJ;Timms WA, 2006, 'Coastal Groundwater Intakes: Numerical Modeling of Coastal Wells for Desalination Source Water', in Townend IH (ed.), 30th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, World Scientific, San Diego, Californa, USA, pp. 1 - 13, presented at 30th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, San Diego, Californa, USA, 03 - 08 September 2006

Timms WA, 2006, 'Chromatographic separation of solutes in a clay-rich aquitard due to cation exchange during salination', in 2nd Australian Hydrogeology Research Conference, 2nd Australian Hydrogeology Research Conference, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 1 - 2, presented at 2nd Australian Hydrogeology Research Conference, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 13 - 15 December 2006

Timms WA, 2006, 'Developing sustainable groundwater supplies for irrigating parks', in Storey MV (ed.), 1st Australian Young Water Professionals Conference, 1st Australian Young Water Professionals Conference, University of New South Wales, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 1st Australian Young Water Professionals Conference, University of New South Wales, 15 - 17 February 2006

Anderson DJ;Timms WA;Glamore W, 2005, 'Optimising subsurface well design for coastal desalination water harvesting', in Where Waters Meet - Proceedings of the NZHS-IAH-NZSSS 2005 Conference, New Zealand Hydrological Society, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at Where Waters Meet - NZHS-IAH-NZSSS 2005 Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 29 November - 01 December 2005

Timms WA;Glamore W;Pells SE, 2005, 'Groundwater quality impacts of on-site disposal', in Performance assessment for on-site systems: regulation, operation and monitoring - Proceedings of on-site 05 Conference, Performance assessment for on-site systems: regulation, operation and monitoring - on-site 05 Conference, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2350, presented at Performance assessment for on-site systems: regulation, operation and monitoring - on-site 05 Conference, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2350, 27 - 30 September 2005

Timms WA;Acworth RI, 2005, 'Induced leakage and hydrochemical changes in a deep alluvial aquifer, Lower Murrumbidgee', in Where Waters Meet - Proceedings of the NZHS-IAH-NZSSS 2005 Conference, New Zealand Hydrological Society, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at Where Waters Meet - NZHS-IAH-NZSSS 2005 Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 29 November - 01 December 2005

Timms WA;Acworth RI, 2004, 'Induced Leakage through Aquitard Fractures and Windows - Impacts on Groundwater Quality at Irrigation Sites', in 9th Murray-Darling Basin Groundwater Workshop 2004, 9th Murray-Darling Basin Groundwater Workshop 2004, Bendigo, Victoria, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 9th Murray-Darling Basin Groundwater Workshop 2004, Bendigo, Victoria, 17 - 19 February 2004

Pells SE;Timms WA;Turner IL, 2004, 'Groundwater Management for Coastal Sand Aquifers: Groundwater Quality Protection and Sustainable Resource Utilisation', in NSW Coastal Conference 2004 - 13th Annual Coastal Conference, NSW Coastal Conference 2004 - 13th Annual Coastal Conference, Lake Macquarie, NSW Australia, pp. 161 - 168, presented at NSW Coastal Conference 2004 - 13th Annual Coastal Conference, Lake Macquarie, NSW Australia, 09 - 12 November 2004

Timms WA;Hendry MJ, 2004, 'Quantifying the Impact of Ion Exchange on Long-term Solute Transport in Clay Aquitards using Centrifugation and Geochemical Modelling', in Geoscience in a Changing World, Geoscience in a Changing World, Denver, Colorado, pp. 1 - 8, presented at Geoscience in a Changing World, Denver, Colorado, 07 - 10 November 2004


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