• The University of Western Australia (M082), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 435 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20062020
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Personal profile

Biography

I'm a generalist hydrologist. With a background in Environmental Engineering my research focuses on quantifying dynamical interactions in environmental systems with a large focus on hydrological processes and solute trasport. My research spans geomorphology, landscape evolution, pesticide and nutrient leaching to rivers, human settlement of river basins, and self-organisation of eco-hydrological systems.

Education/Academic qualification

Hydrology/Soil Physics, PhD, The University of Western Australia

20022006

Environmental Engineering, Bachelor (Honours), The University of Western Australia

External positions

Research Scientist, WA Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions DBCA

7 Jan 2019 → …

Keywords

  • Environmental
  • Government
  • Mining and Resources
  • Hydrology
  • Eco-hydrology
  • Pesticides
  • Water Quality
  • Geomorphology
  • Stochastic processes

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 435 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 5 Conference paper
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bacillus subtilis and surfactant amendments for the breakdown of soil water repellency in a sandy soil

Lowe, M. A., Mathes, F., Loke, M. H., McGrath, G., Murphy, D. V. & Leopold, M., 15 Jun 2019, In : Geoderma. 344, p. 108-118 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surfactants
Bacillus subtilis
sandy soil
sandy soils
surfactant
1 Citation (Scopus)

Emergent self-similarity and scaling properties of fractal intra-urban heat islets for diverse global cities

Shreevastava, A., Rao, P. S. C. & McGrath, G. S., 27 Sep 2019, In : Physical Review E. 100, 3, 032142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self-similarity
Fractal
fractals
Heat
Scaling

Network Topology and Rainfall Controls on the Variability of Combined Sewer Overflows and Loads

McGrath, G., Kaeseberg, T., Reyes Silva, J. D., Jawitz, J. W., Blumensaat, F., Borchardt, D., Mellander, P. E., Paik, K., Krebs, P. & Rao, P. S. C., 14 Oct 2019, In : Water Resources Research. 55, 11, p. 9578-9591 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

topology
rainfall
sewer network
stochasticity
water

Paradoxical impact of sprawling intra-Urban Heat Islets: Reducing mean surface temperatures while enhancing local extremes

Shreevastava, A., Bhalachandran, S., McGrath, G. S., Huber, M. & Rao, P. S. C., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 19681.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Extreme Heat
Health
Growth

Real-time forecasting of pesticide concentrations in soil

McGrath, G., Rao, P. S. C., Mellander, P. E., Kennedy, I., Rose, M. & van Zwieten, L., 1 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 663, p. 709-717 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pesticides
pesticide
Soils
sorption
Water quality

Datasets

A parsimonius model of the stochasticity of combined sewer overflows reveals contributions of network structure and rainfall variability

McGrath, G. (Creator), Kaesberg, T. (Creator), David Reyes Silva, J. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 5 Oct 2018

Dataset

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Projects 2012 2020