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Journal articles

David K;Timms WA;Barbour SL;Mitra R, 2017, 'Tracking changes in the specific storage of overburden rock during longwall coal mining', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 553, pp. 304 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.07.057

Masoumi H;Horne J;Timms W, 2017, 'Establishing Empirical Relationships for the Effects of Water Content on the Mechanical Behavior of Gosford Sandstone', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 50, pp. 2235 - 2242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-017-1243-x

Acworth RI;Rau GC;Halloran LJ S;Timms WA, 2017, 'Vertical groundwater storage properties and changes in confinement determined using hydraulic head response to atmospheric tides', Water Resources Research, vol. 53, pp. 2983 - 2997, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016WR020311

Cook SB;Timms WA;Kelly BF J;Barbour SL, 2017, 'Improved barometric and loading efficiency estimates using packers in monitoring wells', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 25, pp. 1451 - 1463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-017-1537-9

Banerjee BP;Raval S;Timms W, 2016, 'Erratum to: Evaluation of rainfall and wetland water area variability at Thirlmere Lakes using Landsat time-series data (Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol, (2016), 13, (1781-1792), 10.1007/s13762-016-1018', International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 13, pp. 2535 - 2538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13762-016-1068-2

Jiang Z;Mariethoz G;Schrank C;Cox M;Timms W, 2016, 'Mapping the hydraulic connection between a coalbed and adjacent aquifer: example of the coal-seam gas resource area, north Galilee Basin, Australia', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 24, pp. 2143 - 2155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-016-1447-2

Banerjee BP;Raval S;Timms W, 2016, 'Evaluation of rainfall and wetland water area variability at Thirlmere Lakes using Landsat time-series data', International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 13, pp. 1781 - 1792, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13762-016-1018-z

Bouzalakos S;Crane RA;McGeeney D;Timms WA, 2016, 'Stress-dependent hydraulic properties of clayey-silt aquitards in eastern Australia', Acta Geotechnica, vol. 11, pp. 969 - 986, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11440-016-0455-7

Timms W;Holley C, 2016, 'Mine site water-reporting practices, groundwater take and governance frameworks in the Hunter Valley coalfield, Australia', Water International, vol. 41, pp. 351 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2016.1173278

Zoorabadi M;Saydam S;Timms W;Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Linear flow behaviour of matched joints – case study on standard JRC profiles', Geomechanics and Geoengineering, vol. 11, pp. 189 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17486025.2016.1153728

Timms WA;Crane R;Anderson DJ;Bouzalakos S;Whelan M;McGeeney D;Rahman PF;Acworth RI, 2016, 'Accelerated gravity testing of aquitard core permeability and implications at formation and regional scale', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 39 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-39-2016

Jiang Z;Mariethoz G;Raiber M;Timms W;Cox M, 2016, 'Application of 1D paleo-fluvial process modelling at a basin scale to augment sparse borehole data: Example of a Permian formation in the Galilee Basin, Australia', Hydrological Processes, vol. 30, pp. 1624 - 1636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10747

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

Crane RA;Cuthbert MO;Timms W, 2015, 'Technical Note: The use of an interrupted-flow centrifugation method to characterise preferential flow in low permeability media', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 19, pp. 3991 - 4000, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-3991-2015

David K;Timms W;Baker A, 2015, 'Direct stable isotope porewater equilibration and identification of groundwater processes in heterogeneous sedimentary rock', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 538, pp. 1010 - 1023, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.075

Malli H;Timms W;Bouzalakos S, 2015, 'Integration of ultramafic mine tailings and acid mine drainage for carbon sequestration and mine waste management', Journal of Research Projects Review, vol. 4, pp. 11 - 20, http://www.mea.edu.au/asset/55712f559a67a/mea-journal-of-research-projects-review-2015.pdf

Zoorabadi M;Saydam S;Timms W;Hebblewhite B, 2015, 'Non-linear flow behaviour of rough fractures having standard JRC profiles', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 76, pp. 192 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.03.004

Tonkin C;Timms W, 2015, 'Geological structures and fault-infill in the Southern Coalfields and implications for groundwater flow', Journal of Research Projects Review, vol. 4, pp. 49 - 58, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281287677

Timms WA;Crane R;Anderson DJ;Bouzalakos S;Whelan M;McGeeney D;Rahman PF;Guinea A;Acworth RI, 2015, 'Accelerated gravity testing of aquitard core permeability and implications at formation and regional scale', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, vol. 12, pp. 2799 - 2841, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hessd-12-2799-2015

Crane RA;Cuthbert MO;Timms W, 2015, 'Technical Note: The use of an interrupted-flow centrifugation method to characterise preferential flow in low permeability media', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, vol. 12, pp. 67 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hessd-12-67-2015

Kelly BF J;Timms W;Ralph TJ;Giambastiani BM S;Comunian A;McCallum AM;Andersen MS;Blakers RS;Acworth RI;Baker A, 2014, 'A reassessment of the Lower Namoi Catchment aquifer architecture and hydraulic connectivity with reference to climate drivers', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 61, pp. 501 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2014.900647

Timms WA;Crane R;Anderson DJ;Bouzalakos S;Whelan M;McGeeney D;Rahman PF;Guinea A;Acworth RI, 2014, 'Vertical hydraulic conductivity of a clayey-silt aquitard: accelerated fluid flow in a centrifuge permeameter compared with in situ conditions', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, vol. 11, pp. 3155 - 3212, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hessd-11-3155-2014

Leong S;Hazelton J;Taplin R;Timms W;Laurence D, 2014, 'Mine site-level water reporting in the Macquarie and Lachlan catchments: a study of voluntary and mandatory disclosures and their value for community decision-making', Journal of Cleaner Production, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.01.021

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

Hartland A;Baker A;Timms W;Shutova Y;Yu D, 2012, 'Measuring dissolved organic carbon δ 13C in freshwaters using total organic carbon cavity ring-down spectroscopy (TOC-CRDS)', Environmental Chemistry Letters, vol. 10, pp. 309 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10311-012-0377-z

Timms WA;Young RR;Huth N, 2012, 'Implications of deep drainage through saline clay for groundwater recharge and sustainable cropping in a semi-arid catchment, Australia', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 16, pp. 1203 - 1219, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-16-1203-2012

Timms WA, 2012, 'Environmental time machine; the integrity of aquitards overlying coal seams', The AusIMM Bulletin Journal of The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. April, pp. 79 - 81

Timms WA, 2011, 'How do major floods affect aquifer recharge?', Irrigation Australia Journal, vol. Summer 2011, pp. 22

Timms WA;Young R;Huth N, 2011, 'Implications of deep drainage through saline clay for groundwater recharge and sustainable cropping in a semi-arid catchment, Australia', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, vol. 8, pp. 10053 - 10093, http://www.hydrology-and-earth-system-sciences.net/home.html

Timms W;Hendry MJ;Muise J;Kerrich R, 2009, 'Coupling centrifuge modeling and laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry to determine contaminant retardation in clays', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 43, pp. 1153 - 1159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es8020414

Acworth RI;Timms WA, 2009, 'Evidence for connected water processes through smectite-dominated clays at Breeza, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 56, pp. 81 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120090802541952

Anderson DJ;Timms WA;Glamore W, 2009, 'Optimising subsurface well design for coastal desalination water harvesting', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 56, pp. 53 - 60

Timms WA;Hendry MJ, 2008, 'Long-term reactive solute transport in an aquitard using a centrifuge model', Ground Water, vol. 46, pp. 616 - 628, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2008.00441.x

Timms WA, 2008, 'Uncertainty and groundwater sustainable yield', Irrigation Australia Journal, vol. 24, pp. 10 - 11

Timms WA;Hendry MJ, 2007, 'Quantifying the impact of cation exchange on long-term solute transport in a clay-rich aquitard', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 332, pp. 110 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.06.025

Timms WA, 2006, 'Desalination plant supply matched to coastal geological conditions', Engineers Australia, vol. 78, pp. 46 - 47

Timms WA;Acworth RI, 2005, 'Propagation of pressure change through thick clay sequences: An example from Liverpool Plains, NSW, Australia', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 13, pp. 858 - 870, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-005-0436-7

Timms WA;Hendry MJ, 2004, 'Real-time analysis of small volume samples with micro ion-selective electrodes', Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, vol. 24, pp. 67 - 72

Acworth RI;Timms WA, 2003, 'Hydrogeological investigation of mud-mound springs developed over a weathered basalt aquifer on the Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 11, pp. 659 - 672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-003-0278-0

Timms W;Acworth RI, 2002, 'Origin, lithology and weathering characteristics of Upper Tertiary - Quaternary clay aquitard units on the Lower Murrumbidgee alluvial fan', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 49, pp. 525 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-0952.2002.00936.x

Timms W;Acworth RI;Berhane D, 2001, 'Shallow groundwater dynamics in smectite dominated clay on the Liverpool Plains of New South Wales', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 39, pp. 203 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR00002


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