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Contacts for our natural hazards services.

Key contacts for Natural Hazards services

Chief Scientist - Climate, Atmosphere and Hazards

Andrew is Chief Scientist - Climate, Atmosphere and Hazards. His research areas of interest are climate change impacts and implications, adaptation to climate change, spatial modelling of climate, and sector and business applications of climate data. Andrew is a lead author of the Australasia chapter of the IPCC Fifth Assessment WGII Report, a member of the WMO Commission for Climatology (CCl) executive, co-chair of the WMO Focus Area on 'Climate Services for Societal Benefits', and the chair of the Pacific Islands Climate Services Panel. He was seconded to MPI in 2017 to contribute to the Primary Sector Science Roadmap and seconded to DOC from 2017-2019 to interact with researchers, managers, operations staff and the policy team to improve the understanding and use of climate data and information throughout the Department.

Full Staff List

Staff member Position
Dr Philip Barnes Principal Scientist - Marine Geology Email Dr Philip Barnes
Dr Hamish Biggs Ecohydraulics Scientist Email Dr Hamish Biggs
Jochen Bind Hydrodynamics and GIS Technician Email Jochen Bind
Dr Cyprien Bosserelle Hydrodynamics Modeller Email Dr Cyprien Bosserelle
Tony Bromley Principal Technician - Atmosphere Email Tony Bromley
Dr Trevor Carey-Smith Climate Scientist Email Dr Trevor Carey-Smith
Dr Céline Cattoën-Gilbert Hydrological Forecasting Scientist Email Dr Céline Cattoën-Gilbert
Amelia Connell Office Adminstrator & Personal Assistant Email Amelia Connell
Dr Sam Dean Principal Scientist - Climate Email Dr Sam Dean
Maurice Duncan Hydrologist Email Maurice Duncan
Dr James Griffiths Hydrologist Email Dr James Griffiths
Dr Alice Harang Hydrodynamics Scientist Email Dr Alice Harang
Matthew Hayward Student Email Matthew Hayward
Dr Emily Lane Principal Scientist - Natural Hazards and Hydrodynamics Email Dr Emily Lane
Dr Alistair McKerchar Hydrologist Email Dr Alistair McKerchar
Richard Measures Hydrodynamics Scientist Email Richard Measures
Bernard Miville Manager Operational Forecasting Email Bernard Miville
Dr Joshu Mountjoy Strategy Manager - Oceans Email Dr Joshu Mountjoy
Ryan Paulik Hazards Analyst Email Ryan Paulik
George Payne Principal Technician - Water Quality Email George Payne
William Quinn Marine Electronics Technician Email William Quinn
Dr Christo Rautenbach Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Scientist Email Dr Christo Rautenbach
Glen Reeve Principal Technician - Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Email Glen Reeve
Dr Helen Rouse National Projects Manager - Science Delivery Email Dr Helen Rouse
Dr Shailesh Singh Hydrologist Email Dr Shailesh Singh
Dr Graeme Smart Principal Scientist - Natural Hazards and Hydrodynamics Email Dr Graeme Smart
Dr Scott Stephens Chief Scientist - Coasts and Estuaries Email Dr Scott Stephens
James Sturman Principal Technician - Climate and Risk Applications Developer Email James Sturman
Kathy Walter Principal Technician - Environmental Information Email Kathy Walter
Dr Shaun Williams Hazard Analyst Email Dr Shaun Williams
Dr Zhonghou Xu Coastal Modeller Email Dr Zhonghou Xu
Dr Christian Zammit Hydrologist Email Dr Christian Zammit


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