Keith Smettem

Professor, BSc Wales, PhD Sheff.

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

    6009 Perth


  • 1055 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
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  • Development of methods for measurement and prediction of soil hydraulic properties
  • Modification of run-off and chemical transport processes by land management and climate change
  • Theory and measurement of water and chemical movement through soils and landscapes
  • Response of landscapes and vegetation to a changing climate
  • Ecohydrology

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soil Agriculture & Biology
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water repellent soils Agriculture & Biology
wheat Earth & Environmental Sciences
water budget Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

5 Citations (Scopus)

Responses of streamflow to vegetation and climate change in southwestern Australia

Liu, N., Harper, R. J., Smettem, K. R. J., Dell, B. & Liu, S., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Hydrology. 572, p. 761-770 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
land cover
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hydraulic conductivity
inorganic nitrogen
hydraulic conductivity
7 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrogen removal
phreatic zone
constructed wetland
vadose zone
1 Citation (Scopus)

Seasonal variation of subsurface flow pathway spread under a water repellent surface layer

Rye, C. F. & Smettem, K. R. J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Geoderma. 327, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

subsurface flow
surface layer
seasonal variation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring streamwater mixing dynamics via handheld thermal infrared imagery

Antonelli, M., Klaus, J., Smettem, K., Teuling, A. J. & Pfister, L., 19 May 2017, In : Water (Switzerland). 9, 5, 358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
infrared imagery
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Hot Temperature
Infrared radiation

Projects 1995 2013