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Southern Cross GeoScience

Diane Fyfe

Diana Fyfe

Education:

BApp.Sc (Hons I) 2001.

E: diane.fyfe@scu.edu.au

Research interests / background:

Publications

Technical and consultancy reports

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

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.

2012

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Report 1009, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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 Report 409, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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 Report 609, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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. (2009) Lower Lakes laboratory study of contaminant mobilisation under seawater and freshwater inundation. Prepared for South Australian Environmental Protection Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Report 909, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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 Report 1109, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 377pp.

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 Report 309, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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 Report 509, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

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 Report 709, Southern Cross University, Lismore.

Journal articles

2006

Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D.M. (2006). Elemental sulfur dynamics in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil landscapes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 76.

2004

Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D. (2004). Occurrence and abundance of monosulfidic black ooze in coastal acid sulfate soil landscapes. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42 no 5-6, 609-616.

Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D., Johnston S.G. (2004). Redistribution of monosulfidic black oozes by floodwaters in a coastal acid sulfate soil floodplain. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42 603-607.

Ward N.J., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D., 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 no 4, 449-458.

Conference Proceedings

2007

Fyfe, D., Bush, R. T., Burton, E. D., Sullivan, L. A. (2007) Sulfide oxidation, acidification and deoxygenation by reaction of resuspended sulfidic benthic sediment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71(suppl. 1), A301.

Fyfe D.M., Bush, R.T., Burton, E.D., and Sullivan, L.A. (2007) Sulfide oxidation, acidification and deoxygenation by reaction of resuspended sulfidic benthic sediments. In: 'Proceedings of the 17th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference'. 19-24 August 2007, Koln, Germany (Geochemical Society, and European Society for Geochemistry).

2006

Burton E.D., Bush R.T., Sullivan L.A. Fyfe, D.M. (2006). Formation and fate of disordered mackinawite in acid sulfate soil landscapes. In: "Abstracts of the Australian Society of Soil Science - Australasian Plant Analysis Council - Australian Clay Minerals Society National Conference". 3-7 December 2006, Adelaide (ASSSI-ASPAC-ACMS).

Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D. (2006). Elemental sulfur dynamics in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil landscapes. In: "Proceedings of the 16th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference". 27 August-1 September 2006. Melbourne, Australia (Geochemical Society and European Society for Geochemistry).

Bush R.T., Burton, E.D., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe, D.M. (2006). Elemental sulfur dynamics in the contemporary redox-driven cycles of coastal lowland acid sulfate soils. In: "Abstracts of the Australian Society of Soil Science - Australasian Plant Analysis Council - Australian Clay Minerals Society National Conference". 3-7 December 2006, Adelaide (ASSSI-ASPAC-ACMS).

Claff S.R.C., Fyfe D.M., Sullivan L.A. (2006). Chemical characteristics of monosulfidic black ooze in northern NSW Australia. In: "Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of Soil Science". July 2006. Philadelphia, USA (International Union of Soil Sciences).

Fyfe D.M., Bush R.T., Burton E.D., Sullivan L.A. (2006). Deoxygenation and acidification dynamics in acid sulfate soil landscapes: Flood induced oxidation of sulfidic drain materials. In: "Abstracts of the Australian Society of Soil Science - Australasian Plant Analysis Council - Australian Clay Minerals Society National Conference". 3-7 December 2006, Adelaide (ASSSI-ASPAC-ACMS).

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

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.

2002

Bush R.T., Fyfe D.M., Sullivan L.A. (2002). Distribution and occurrence of monosulfidic black ooze (MBO) in coastal acid sulfate soil landscapes. In: "Abstracts of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

Bush, R. T., Sullivan, L. A. and Fyfe, D., (2002). Mobility of monosulfidic black oozes (MBOs) in a coastal acid sulfate soil landscape, In: "Abstracts of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

Claff S.R.C., Sullivan L.A., Fyfe D. (2002). Pore water chemistry within monosulfidic black oozes (MBOs) in northern New South Wales Australia. In: "Abstracts of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

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 South Wales, Australia. . In: "Abstracts of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

Fyfe D.M. (2002). Non-ferrous metal content in monosulfidic black oozes (MBOs) in the Richmond River catchment. In: "Abstracts of the 5th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

Sullivan, L. A., Bush, R. T. and Fyfe, D. (2002). MBO and drain management in ASS landscapes: some relevant issues, Fifth International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils". 25-30 August 2002. Tweed Heads NSW, Australia".

Books & Book Chapters

2004

Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Fyfe, D., Lin, C. (2004). A quantitative procedure for determining the acid volatile sulfur content in acid sulfate materials. In 'Queensland acid sulfate soil technical manual.' (Eds C.R. Ahern and L.A. Sullivan and A.E. McElnea.) (NR & M and Queensland Acid Sulfate Soil Management Committee, Brisbane) 8 pp.

Ward N.J., Fyfe D., Sullivan L.A., Claff S.R.C., Bush R.T. (2004). 'Elemental sulfur (Se)', in CR Ahern, LA Sullivan and AE McElnea (eds), Queensland acid sulfate soil technical manual, Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia.

2002

Sullivan L.A., Bush R.T., Fyfe D. (2002) 'Acid sulfate soil drain ooze: distribution, behaviour and implications for acidification and deoxygenation of waterways' In: Acid sulfate soils in Australia and China, Science Press, Beijing, China 91-99.

Other

Fyfe D. (2004) 'Understanding Monosulfidic Black Ooze' Assay No. 38 Research Update. September 2004.