Dr Catherine Hughes

Profile (Person or Position), Last Updated 2014-02-18 13:28:26 , Visibility External RIFCS Published (0012)

Tagged with Environment, environment, Hydrology, Isotopes


Brief Description Dr Cath Hughes is a research scientist at the ANSTO Institute for Environmental Research. Cath joined ANSTO in August 1999 and has a PhD in wetland hydrology from the University of Newcastle
and an Environmental Engineering degree from the University of NSW. Cath's role in the Isotopes for Water Project is to trace water, sediment and contaminant movement in reservoirs, catchments, aquifers and coastal water bodies using stable
isotopes and artificial or naturally occurring radioactive isotopes as environmental tracers. Her particular interest is in catchment hydrology and the management of coastal, estuarine and wetland areas.
Through case studies in the Murray-Darling and Sydney Basins she aims to promote the routine use of stable isotopes in hydrology and catchment studies and to contribute to a national sampling network.
Closer to home she is involved in monitoring and research related to the movement of radionuclides in sewage effluent, river sediments and groundwater in the Sydeny region.
She has also been involved in IAEA/RCA activities teaching and demonstrating applications of radiotracer technology to coastal engineering and environmental problems in Asia.
Email Address Cath.Hughes (at) ansto.gov.au
Family Name Hughes
Given Name Catherine
Related Info http://www.ansto.gov.au/research/institute_of_environmental_research/staff/staff/isotopes_for_water/catherine_hughes
Salutation Dr
Street Address Institute for Environmental Research Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation New Illawarra Road Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Subject arc-code/050299

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Locator https://openscience.ansto.gov.au/collection/721
Collection Type Profile (Person or Position)
Visibility External RIFCS Published (0012)
Tags Environment, environment, Hydrology, Isotopes
Metadata Created 2011-06-27 10:48:23
Metadata Updated 2014-02-18 13:28:26