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Dr Nicholas J. Ward

Nicholas Ward

Education:

B.Sc.(Hons) (Geology with Chemistry).1987. University of London, UK.
Dip.App.Sc. (Hydrology).1995. Victoria University of Wellington, NZ.
M.Sc.(Merit) (Physical Geography).1997. Victoria University of Wellington, NZ.
"The impact of urbanisation on the water quality and hydrology of the Kaiwharawhara Stream, Wellington."
Ph.D (Environmental Geochemistry). 2004. Southern Cross University.
"Sulfide oxidation in some acid sulfate soil materials."

E: nicholas.ward@scu.edu.au

Research interests / background

Dr Nicholas Ward is currently a Research Associate and safety support officer at Southern Cross GeoScience. He is also the unit assessor for the Environmental Analysis - Aqueous unit which commenced in 2015.

Nicholas has more than 15 years of experience in environmental research and has been involved in a variety of projects at the Centre for Acid Sulfate Soil Research (CASSR), Southern Cross University. Prior to arriving at the centre, Nicholas worked as scientist/hydrologist for Opus International Consultants Ltd. and Electricity Corporation of New Zealand Ltd. in Wellington, New Zealand. Nicholas has also worked in the acid sulfate soil section in the Environmental Analysis Laboratory (EAL) and EAL Consulting at Southern Cross University.

Nicholas completed his PhD research at Southern Cross University in 2004 examining the process of sulfide oxidation in acid sulfate soil materials. The findings of this research led to the revision of the peroxide oxidation techniques used to determine the potential hazard of acid sulfate soil materials. Nicholas has been involved in ARC funded acid sulfate soil research at CASSR including an ARC-Linkage Grant examining effluent re-use in an acid sulfate soil landscape, and an ARC-Linkage Grant for a study of sulfur cycling in acid sulfate soil landscapes.

Nicholas has 12 peer reviewed papers in international scientific journals and has written numerous technical reports in the field of acid sulfate soil research.

Publications

Recent technical and consultancy reports

2015

Ward, N, Shepherd, T, Whitney, K, Lancaster, G. (2015). Annual surface and groundwater contaminant monitoring program, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, Lismore (2014-2015). EAL Report No. 11066, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 131 pp.

2014

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Wang Z., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Choppala G., Williams L., Toppler N., Bush M. (2014) Investigations into the factors affecting the rates of recovery of acid sulfate soils in the Lower Lakes. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 114, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 209 pp. View report here

Ward N., Shepherd T., Whitney K., Lancaster G. (2014) Annual surface and groundwater contaminant monitoring program, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, Lismore (2012-2013). EAL Report No. 11066, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 121 pp.

Ward N., Shepherd T., Whitney K., Lancaster G. (2014). Annual surface and groundwater contaminant monitoring program, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, Lismore (2013-2014). EAL Report No. 11066, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 122 pp.

2013

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Hidden A., Fyfe D.M., Bush M., Maher C.A. (2013) Lower Lakes carbon project: the aquatic vegetation contribution to carbon pools. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 313, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 88 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Rosicky M.A., Li S., Bush R.T., Fyfe D.M., Bush M., Toppler N. (2013) Recovery of acid sulfate sediments in the Lower Lakes. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 213, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 154 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2013) Lower Lakes acid sulfate soil detailed conceptual models. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 113, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 55 pp. View report here

2012

Davison N., Ward N. (2012) Long term acid sulfate soil management investigation: floodway structure excavation at Cox's Bridge realignment project, Sale, Victoria. Prepared for VicRoads (Eastern Region). EAL Consulting Report No. 11193, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 46 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Cheetham M.D., Cheeseman P.J., Fyfe D.M., McIntyre, T., Bush M., Hagan R. (2012) Lower Lakes Phase 1 sulfate reduction monitoring project. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 112, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 178 pp. View report here

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Parr J.F., Bush R.T., Fyfe D.M., Bush M., Hagan R., Rosicky M.A. (2012) Lower Lakes Phase carbon project. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 212, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 92 pp. View report here.

Ward N.J. (2012). One Tree Reach Wetland acid sulfate soil restoration project: monitoring protocol. Prepared for Hornsby Shire Council, Sydney. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 312, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 44 pp.

Ward N., Shepherd T., Whitney K., Lancaster G. (2012). Annual surface and groundwater contaminant monitoring program, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, Lismore (2011-2012). EAL Consulting Report No. 11066, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 117 pp.

2011

Sullivan L.A., Burton E.D., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Coughran J., Cheetham M.D., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P.J., McIntyre T. (2011) Lower Lakes sulfate reduction study. Prepared for South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 711, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 312 pp.View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Boeill Creek/Lagoon Wetland Complex. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 111, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 34 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Brickworks Lagoon. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 211, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 35 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Glen Esk-Rusty Waterhole. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 311, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 38 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Wakool River Billabong (Wetland ID 20246). Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 411, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 38 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Boiling Downs Creek. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 511, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 35 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2011). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Edward-Wakool channel system. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 611, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 90 pp. View report here

Ward N., Shepherd T., Davison N. (2011) Preliminary acid sulfate soil assessment report for proposed construction of a stormwater drain at Lot 436 DP755624, 360 Woodburn Evans Head, Doonbah, NSW. EAL Consulting Report No. 11183, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 18 pp.

Ward N., Shepherd T., Lancaster G. (2011) Annual surface and groundwater contaminant monitoring program, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, Lismore (2010-2011). EAL Consulting Report No. 11066, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 89 pp.

Ward N., Shepherd T., Davison N. (2011) Preliminary acid sulfate soil assessment report for proposed swimming pool at Lot 70 DP772011, 36 Belongil Crescent, Byron Bay, NSW. EAL Consulting Report No. 11158, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 15 pp.

Ward N., Shepherd T., Davison N. (2011) Preliminary acid sulfate soil assessment report for proposed sixteen cabin tourist development at Lot 495 DP755624, Beech Street, Evans Head, NSW. EAL Consulting Report No. 11152, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 16 pp.

2010

Bush R.T., Tulau M., Coughran J., Ward N.J., Wong V.N.L., Cheetham M., Morand, D. (2010) Distribution and hazard of sulfidic sediments in a river and creek channel system of the Murray-Darling Basin: Edward-Wakool channel system case study. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 1010, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 304 pp.View report here

Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Wong V.N.L., Cheetham M., Coughran J. (2010) Distribution and hazard of sulfidic sediments in a river and creek channel system of the Murray-Darling Basin: Edward-Wakool channel system case study (Preliminary Activity Statement). Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 710, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 48 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Burton E.D., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P.J., McIntyre T. (2010) Lower Lakes sulfate reduction study (Interim report). Prepared for South Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 1210, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW

Sullivan L.A., Fitzpatrick R.W., Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Shand P., Ward N.J. (2010) The classification of acid sulfate soil materials: further modifications. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 310, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 49 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Clay C., Wong V.N.L., Sullivan L.A. (2010) Distribution and ecological risk of reduced inorganic sulfur compounds in river and creek channels of the Murray-Darling Basin - Stage One: desktop assessment. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 110, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 116 pp.View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Cheeseman P., McGrath R., Fyfe D.M., Coughran J., Wong V.N.L. (2010) Assessment of acid sulfate soil materials in the Mildura region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 210, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 151 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Cheeseman P.J., Fyfe D.M., McIntyre T.C., Wong V.N.L. (2010) Sediment and Water Quality Assessment. Rehabilitation of Moira Lake Wetland System (Stage 3). Prepared for the Public Works - NSW Water Solutions. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 810, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 79 pp.

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe D.M. (2010). Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Fivebough and Tuckerbil Swamps. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 1110, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 66 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Coughran J., Tulau M., Allman B., Morand D., Wong V.N.L. (2010) Assessment of acid sulfate soil materials in the Edward and Wakool Rivers region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 410, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 162 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Coughran J., Tulau M., Allman B., Morand D., Wong V.N.L. (2010) Assessment of acid sulfate soil materials in the River Murray, Hume to Yarrawonga region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 510, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 119 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P.J., Sauerland C., Bush M., Wong V.N.L. (2010) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: Fivebough and Tuckerbil Swamps. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 910, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 38 pp. View report here

Ward N.J., Wong V.N.L., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Coughran J., McIntyre T. (2010) Assessment of acid sulfate soil materials in the Talwood-Mungindi region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 610, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 49 pp. View report here

2009

Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: Currawinya Lakes (Currawinya National Park). Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 1009, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 41 pp. View report here

Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve. Prepared for Murray Darling-Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 509, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 37 pp.

Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray Darling Basin: Narran Lake Nature Reserve. Prepared for Murray Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 709, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 38 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Fyfe D.M., Johnston M., Burton E.D., Cheeseman P., Bush M., Maher C., Cheetham M., Watling K.M., Wong V.N.L., Maher R., Weber E. (2009) Lower Lakes laboratory study of contaminant mobilisation under seawater and freshwater inundation (long-term study). Prepared for South Australian Environmental Protection Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 1109, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 377 pp. View report here

Sullivan L.A., Fitzpatrick R.W., Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Shand P., Ward N.J. (2009) Modifications to the classification of acid sulfate soil material. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 309, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 11 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: Gwydir Wetlands. Prepared for Murray Darling-Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 409, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 34 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: NSW Central State Forest. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 609, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 37 pp.

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Southwell M., Fyfe D.M., Cheeseman P., Sauerland C., Bush M., Weber E., Wong V.N.L. (2009) Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil materials in RAMSAR wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin: Paroo River Wetlands. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 809, Southern Cross University, Lismore. NSW. 38 pp. View report here

Ward N., Bush R., Sullivan L., Burton E., Cheeseman P. (2009) Study of monosulfidic black ooze (MBO) in the Geographe Bay area, Western Australia. Prepared for Department of Environment, WA. Southern Cross GeoScience Report 909, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 94 pp.

Journal articles

2016

Li S., Bush R.T., Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Dong F. (2016) Air-water CO2 outgassing in the Lower Lakes (Alexandrina and Albert, Australia) following a millennium drought. Science of the Total Environment, 542, Part A, 453-468. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.070

2012

Cheetham M.D., Wong V.N.L., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Zawadzki A. (2012) Mobilisation, alteration, and redistribution of monosulfidic sediments in inland river systems. Journal of Environmental Management 112: 330-339 (2012 ERAID 5850 - FOR MD)

2010

Johnston M., Clark M.W., McMahon P., Ward N. (2010). Alkalinity conversion of bauxite refinery residues by neutralization. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 182, 710-715. (2010 ERA ranking A)

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Appleyard S., Wong S., Sullivan L.A., Cheeseman P.J. (2010). Monosulfidic black ooze accumulations in sediments of the Geographe Bay area, Western Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60, 2130-2136. (2010 ERA ranking B)

2009

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Burton E.D. (2009) Improved identification of sulfidic soil materials by a modified incubation method. Geoderma 149, 33-38.

2004

Maher C.A., Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J. (2004) Sample pre-treatment and the determination of some chemical properties of acid sulfate soil materials. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 667-670.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2004) The response of partially oxidised acid sulfate soil materials to anoxia. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 515-525.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2004) Soil pH, oxygen availability and the rate of sulfide oxidation in acid sulfate soil materials: implications for environmental hazard assessment. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 509-514.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Bush R.T., Ferguson A.J.P. (2004). The process of sulfide oxidation in some acid sulfate soil materials. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 449-458.

2002

Lin C., Clark M.W., McConchie D.M., Lancaster G., Ward N. (2002) Effects of Bauxsol" on the immobilization of soluble acid and environmentally significant metals in acid sulfate soils. Australian Journal of Soil Research 40, 805-815.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2002) Sulfide oxidation and acidification of acid sulfate soil materials treated with CaCO3 and seawater-neutralised bauxite refinery residue. Australian Journal of Soil Research 40, 1057-1067.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Lin C. (2002) Assessment of peroxide oxidation for acid sulfate soil analysis. 1. Reduced inorganic sulfur. Australian Journal of Soil Research 40, 433-442.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Lin C. (2002) Assessment of peroxide oxidation for acid sulfate soil analysis. 2. Acidity determination. Australian Journal of Soil Research 40, 443-454.

Data collections

Ward N.J., Shepherd T. (2014). Data from: Geochemical properties of acid sulfate soils collected from the East Trinity coastal wetland, Cairns 2013. Southern Cross University. View data collection here

Ward N.J., Shepherd T., Wang Z. (2014). Data from: Changes in the surface water chemistry at low tide in drainage channels at East Trinity coastal wetland, Cairns (August 2013). Southern Cross University View data collection here

Conference proceedings

2014

Bush, R.T. Carroll, N. Sullivan, L.A. Grice, K. Appleyard, S. Wong, S. Ward, N. Kraal, P. Choppala, G. (2014) Assessing and managing sulfidic dredge spoil In: "Proceedings of the 4th National Conference on Acid Sulfate Soils". 20th-21st May 2014, Perth, Australia.

Choppala, G. Bush, R. Carroll, N. Sullivan, L. Grice, K. Appleyard, S. Greenwood, P. Wong, S. Ward, N. (2014) Oxidation dynamics of monosulfidic toxic sediment from a eutrophic estuary In: "Proceedings of the 4th National Conference on Acid Sulfate Soils". 20th-21st May 2014, Perth, Australia.

Ward, N.J. Sullivan, L.A. Bush, R.T. Barnett, E.J. Jolley, A.M. (2014) Detailed conceptual diagrams of acid sulfate soil processes in the Lower Lakes, South Australia In: "Proceedings of the 4th National Conference on Acid Sulfate Soils". 20th-21st May 2014, Perth, Australia.

2013

Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Bush M.L., Ward N. (2013) Delta 34S of discrete authigenic framboidal pyrite: A powerful palaeo-indicator for barrier estuary closure. Goldschmidt 2013. Florence, Italy, 25-30 August 2013

2012

Cheetham M.D., Wong V.N.L., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Ward, N.J. (2012). Monosulfidic sediments in the Wakool River, Southern Australia: A preliminary investigation. In: I.Rutherford & J.Grove, "Proceedings of the 6th Australian Stream Management Conference: Managing for extremes". 6-8 February 2012 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. pp. 214-222.

Cheetham M.D., Wong V.N.L., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J. (2012) Scour of monosulfidic sediments in the Wakool River, Southern Australia. In 'Proceedings of the 3th National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference'. Melbourne, Vic, 6-7 March 2012.

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Tulau M., Sullivan L.A., Coughran J., Wong V.N.L., Cheetham M., Morand D. (2012) Distribution, characteristics and environmental hazard of acid sulfate soils in the Edward-Wakool channel system, NSW, Australia. In 'Proceedings of the 3th National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference'. Melbourne, Vic, 6-7 March 2012.

2011

Burton E.D., Sullivan L.A., Seaman R., Barnett L., Mosley L., Ward N., Cheeseman P., McIntyre T. (2011) Bioremediation of acidic lake-bed sediments via enhanced in-situ sulfate-reduction: Lower Lakes, South Australia. In 'Proceedings of the 50th Australian Society of Limnology Conference'. Brisbane, Qld, 26-30 September 2011. (Australian Society for Limnology, New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society).

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Ward N.J., Barnett L., Mosley L., Seaman R. (2011) Reflooding the exposed and acidified Lower Lakes sediments: seawater or River Murray water. In 'Proceedings of the 50th Australian Society of Limnology Conference'. Brisbane, Qld, 26-30 September 2011. (Australian Society for Limnology, New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society).

2006

Fyfe D.M., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Ward N.J. (2006) Oxidation pathways of monosulfidic black ooze. In: "18th World Congress of Soil Science". 9-15 July 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (International Union of Soil Science: USA).

2004

Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Fyfe D. (2004) Assessing the hazard of acid sulfate soils. In: "Proceedings of the International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference". 15-18 September 2004, Adelaide, S.A. Extended Abstracts. (CERAR: Adelaide, SA). pp. 155.

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Ward N.J. (2004) Overview of assessment and remediation techniques for contaminated acid sulfate soil sites. In: "Proceedings of the International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference". 15-18 September 2004, Adelaide, S.A. Extended Abstracts. (CERAR: Adelaide, SA). pp. 153-154.

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Ward N.J. (2004) Sulfidic soils associated with salinity in the Murray-Darling basin. In: "SuperSoil 2004. Joint Australian and New Zealand Soil Science Conference". 5-9 December 2004, University of Sydney, Sydney. (Australian Soil Science Society Inc.: Sydney, NSW)

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2004) The effectiveness of various liming materials for acid sulfate soil (ASS) remediation. In: "Proceedings of the International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference". 15-18 September 2004, Adelaide, S.A. Extended Abstracts. (CERAR: Adelaide, SA). pp. 156.

2002

Bolton K.G.E., Sullivan L.A., Slavich P., Rosicky M., Ward N.J., Bruce J.J. (2002) Changes in water and soil chemistry in response to effluent irrigation in a peat acid sulfate soil. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts, Oral Papers. (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 20-21.

Claff S.R.C., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M., Ward N.J. (2002) Elemental sulfur in some monosulfidic black oozes from acid sulfate soil landscapes in northern New SouthWales, Australia. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts, Poster Papers. (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 114-115.

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Ward N.J. (2002) Sulfidic sediments and salinisation in the Murray-Darling basin. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts, Poster Papers. (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 196-197.

Sullivan L.A., Maher C., Ward N.J. (2002) The effect of grinding pretreatments on the determination of acid sulfate soil chemical properties. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts, Poster Papers. (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 192-193.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T. (2002) Laboratory studies on the reduction of partially-oxidised ASS materials. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts Addendum, Oral and Poster Papers, (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 34-35.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., McConchie D.M., Clark M. (2002) Use of lime and red mud for neutralisation of ASS materials. In: "Proceedings of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002, Tweed Heads, NSW. (Eds. B.C.T. Macdonald, A.F. Keene, G. Carlin, L.A. Sullivan) Conference Abstracts Addendum, Oral and Poster Papers. (Tweed Shire Council: Murwillumbah, NSW). pp. 36-37.

2001

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T. (2001) Chemical analysis for acid sulfate soil management. In: "Proceedings of the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Conference on Environmental Geotechnics - Geoenvironment 2001". 28-30 November 2001, Newcastle, NSW. (Ed. D. Smith). (Australian Geomechanics Society Inc.: Newcastle, NSW). pp. 109-120.

2000

Sullivan L., Bush R., McConchie D., Lancaster G., Clark M., Haskins P., Lin C., Ward N. (2000) Chromium reducible sulfur for acid sulfate soil identification and management. In: "Proceedings of Workshop on Remediation and Assessment of Broadacre Acid Sulfate Soils". (Ed. P Slavich). (Acid Sulfate Soil Management Advisory Committee, Southern Cross University: NSW.) pp. 16-21.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., McConchie D.M., Clark M. (2000) The neutralising value of CaCO3 and seawater neutralised bauxite refinery residue (red mud) for treating acid sulfate soils. In: "Soil 2000: New Horizons for a New Century. Australian and New Zealand Joint Soils Conference". 3-8 December 2000, Lincoln University, Lincoln. (Eds. J.A. Adams, A.K. Metherell) Vol. 2: Oral Papers. (New Zealand Society of Soil Science: New Zealand). pp. 331-332.

1999

Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., McConchie D.M. (1999) Managing acid sulfate soil for tourism developments. Poster paper presented at the Tourism Outlook Conference, 13-14 September 1999. Sydney, NSW.

Books

Sullivan L.A., Ward N.J., Bush R.T., Lin C. (2002) Evaluation of approaches to the chemical analysis of acid sulfate soil. In: Acid Sulfate Soils in Australia and China. (Eds. C. Lin, M.D. Melville, L.A. Sullivan) pp. 72-82. (Science Press: Beijing, China).

Other

Ward N.J. (2004) "Sulfide oxidation in some acid sulfate soil materials". Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia.

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