Matt Hipsey

Mr, BESc Murd., AssocDipMedLabTech Curtin, MEngSc W.Aust., PhD Adel.

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 2106 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
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Personal profile


PhD, Environmental Biology (Water Quality), University of Adelaide.
MEngSc, Environmental Engineering (Hydro-climatology), University of Western Australia.
BSc(Hons), Environmental Science, Murdoch University.
AssDip, Medical Technology, Curtin University of Technology.

Current projects

For an up to date list of projects, please check the projects page of my research group website here.

Teaching overview

Units I co-ordinate ((click here):
ENVT2251 Environmental Hydrology
ENVT3362 Environmental Modelling

Other units I contribute to:
ENVT4403 Coastal & Estuarine Processes
GEOS5501 Hydrogeology
SCIE5500 Advanced Modelling


• Water quality
• Ecohydrology
• Modelling aquatic systems
• River basin sustainability
• Climate change impacts on water resources


  • Wetland and estuary dynamics
  • Aquatic biogeochemistry
  • Ecological modelling
  • Climate change impacts on aquatic ecosystems
  • Water quality
  • Ecological systems analysis
  • Global change and ecosystem health

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Research Output 2003 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

A General Lake Model (GLM 3.0) for linking with high-frequency sensor data from the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON)

Hipsey, M. R., Bruce, L. C., Boon, C., Busch, B., Carey, C. C., Hamilton, D. P., Hanson, P. C., Read, J. S., de Sousa, E., Weber, M. & Winslow, L. A., 29 Jan 2019, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 12, 1, p. 473-523 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Modelling shallow and narrow urban salt-wedge estuaries: Evaluation of model performance and sensitivity to optimise input data collection

Jovanovic, D., Gelsinari, S., Bruce, L., Hipsey, M., Teakle, I., Barnes, M., Coleman, R., Deletic, A. & Mccarthy, D. T., 5 Feb 2019, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 217, p. 9-27 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Pollution from land-based sources

Snowball, I., Lehoux, A., Crawshaw, J., Savage, C., Hipsey, M., Ghadouani, A., McCulloch, S. & Oldham, C., 14 Jan 2019, Marine extremes: Ocean safety, marine health and the blue economy. Techera, E. & Winter, G. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxon: Routledge, p. 106-122 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

marine ecosystem
estuarine ecosystem
anthropogenic effect

The development and application of improved solids modelling to enable resilient urban sewer networks

Murali, M. K., Hipsey, M. R., Ghadouani, A. & Yuan, Z., 15 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 240, p. 219-230 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sewer network
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adaptation tipping points of a wetland under a drying climate

Nanda, A., Beesley, L., Locatelli, L., Gersonius, B., Hipsey, M. R. & Ghadouani, A., 24 Feb 2018, In : Water (Switzerland). 10, 2, 234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Projects 2004 2021