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Bruce Simons

Bruce Simons

Research Associate

Call: 03 5327 6596
Email: b.simons@federation.edu.au

  • Journal papers

    Brodaric, B., Boisvert, E., Dahlhaus, P., Grellet, S., Kmoch, A., Letourneau, F., Lucido, J., Simons, B., & Wagner, B. (in press). GeoSpatial Data Standards Development with Application to Groundwater. Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards.

    Brodaric, B., Boisvert, E., Chery, L., Dahlhaus, P., Grellet, S., Kmoch, A., Létourneau, F., Lucido, J., Simons, B., & Wagner, B. (2018). Enabling global exchange of groundwater data: GroundWaterML2 (GWML2). Hydrogeology Journal, 26(3), 733-741. doi: 10.1007/s10040-018-1747-9

    Willocks, A.J., & Simons, B.A. (1998). Geologists and geophysicists: Getting them on the same planet. Exploration Geophysics, 29(4), 658-664. doi: 10.1071/EG998658

    Simons, B., Oranskaia, A., Haydon, S., McDonald, P., Slater, K.R., Twyford, R., & Bibby, D. (1997). Eastern Victoria: A new exploration frontier? Exploration Geophysics, 28(2), 281-285. doi: 10.1071/EG997281

    Perincek, D., Simons, B., & Pettifer, G.R. (1994). The tectonic framework and associated play types of the western Otway Basin, Victoria, Australia. The APPEA Journal, 34(1), 460-478. doi: 10.1071/AJ93038

    Simons, B., McDonald, R., & Withers, J. (1992). New magnetic and gravity images of Victoria, Australia. Exploration Geophysics, 23(2), 311-316. doi: 10.1071/EG992311

    Camacho, A., Simons, B., & Schmidt, P.W. (1991). Geological and palaeomagnetic significance of the Kulgera Dyke Swarm, Musgrave Block, NT, Australia. Geophysical Journal International, 107(1), 37-45. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.1991.tb01154.x

    Pettifer, G., Tabassi, A., & Simons, B. (1991). A new look at the structural trends in the onshore Otway Basin, Victoria, using image processing of geophysical data. The APPEA Journal, 31(1), 213-228. doi: 10.1071/AJ90016

  • Book chapters or sections

    Wilson, P.L., Simons, B.A., & Ritchie, A. (2014). Opportunities for information model driven exchange and delivery of GlobalSoilMap data and related products. Globalsoilmap: Basis of the Global Spatial Soil Information System, 473-476.

    VandenBerg AHMV, Willman CE, Maher S, Simons BA, Cayley RA, Taylor DH, Morand VJ, Moore DH and Radojkovic AM (2000) The Tasman Fold Belt System in Victoria. In ‘Special Publication’. (Geological Survey of Victoria: Melbourne, Victoria)

  • Conferences

    Dahlhaus, P.G., MacLeod, A., & Simons, B. (2018). The challenges of making groundwater data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. Groundwater and Life: Science and Technology into Action. 45th IAH Congress, September 9th – 14th, 2018, Daejeon, Korea. International Association of Hydrogeologists.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Simons, B., Wong, M., MacLeod, A., & Robinson, N. (2018). Making soils data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. SOIL: The key to the past, the present and the future. National Soils Conference, November 18th – 23rd, Canberra, Australia. Soil Science Australia.

    Cox SJD, Simons BA and Yu J (2014) A Harmonized Vocabulary For Water Quality. HIC2014 - 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, 2014, City College of New York, New York, USA.

    Yu J, Simons BA, Car N and Cox SJD (2014) Enhancing water quality data service discovery and access using standard vocabularies. HIC2014 - 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, 2014, City College of New York, New York, USA.

    Ritchie A, Simons BA, Wilson PL and Cox SJD (2013) GSSML: an observations and measurements profile for GlobalSoilMap.net (Oceania). EGU General Assembly 2013, 2013, Copernicus GmbH, Vienna, Austria. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2013/EGU2013-6761.pdf

    Simons BA, Wilson PL, Ritchie A and Cox SJD (2013) ANZSoilML: An Australian - New Zealand standard for exchange of soil data. EGU General Assembly 2013, 2013, Copernicus GmbH, Vienna, Austria. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2013/EGU2013-6802-1.pdf

    Simons BA, Yu J and Cox SJD (2013) Defining a water quality ontology using QUDT and ChEBI. MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, 2013, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

    Raymond O, Duclaux G, Boisvert E, Cipolloni C, Cox SJD, Laxton JL, Letourneau F, Richard SM, Ritchie A, Sen MA, Serrano J, Simons BA and Vuollo J (2012) GeoSciML v3.0 – a significant upgrade of the CGI-IUGS geoscience data model. EGU General Assembly 2012, 2012, EGU, Vienna, Austria.

    Simons, B.A., Raymond, O., Jackson, I., & Lee, K. (2012). OneGeology - Improving global access to geoscience. Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings of the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping 2012, Sydney, Australia, 265. ISBN: 0415621550

    Wilson, P.L., Jacquier, D., & Simons, B.A. (2012). Digital Soil Map data in an on-line, on-demand world. Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings of the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping 2012, Sydney, Australia, 293. ISBN: 0415621550

    Vuollo J, Simons BA, Laxton JL, Cassard D, Seymon A (2012) EarthResourceML v.2.0 – an upgrade of the CGI-IUGS earth resource data model due to INSPIRE Data specification. 34th International Geological Congress, Unearthing our Past and Future — Resourcing Tomorrow, 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

    Fraser R, Woodcock R, Simons BA and Wyborn L (2010) AuScope Grid: Spatial Information Services Stack. GSDI 12 World Conference, 2010, Singapore.

    Raymond O, Simons BA and Boisvert E (2010) Information Models for the Australian geoscience community: GeoSciML, EarthResourceML and GroundwaterML. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, 2010, Canberra, Australia.

    Woodcock R, Simons BA, Duclaux G, Cox SJD (2010) AuScope's use of standards to deliver earth resource data. EGU General Assembly 2010, 2010, Vienna, Austria.

    Bibby LM, Callaway GA, Higgin DV, Morand VJ, Simons BA and VandenBerg AHMV (2008) Follow the yellow brick road: lessons from the path to seamless digital geological map data from Oz(tralia). 33rd International Geological Congress, 2008, Oslo, Norway.

    Ritchie A, Simons BA (2008) Object-Oriented Modelling of Geoscientific Information Systems. The 33rd International Geological Congress, 2008, Oslo, Norway.

    Seymon A, Simons BA, Raymond O and Wyborn L (2008) The Australian mineral occurrence data exchange model. Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC) 2008. New Generation Advances in GeoScience, 2008, Geological Society of Australia.

    Seymon A, Simons BA, Raymond O and Wyborn L (2008) The Australian Mineral Occurrence Data Exchange Model. The 33rd International Geological Congress, 2008, Oslo, Norway.

    Simons BA, Bellier C, Brodaric B, Cox SJD, Fusejima Y, Janjou D, Johnson BR, Laxton JL, Raymond O and Richard SM (2008) GeoSciML 2.1.0: Significant changes and additions to the CGI-IUGS geoscience data model. The 33rd International Geological Congress, 2008, Oslo, Norway.

    Simons BA and CGI Interoperability Working Group (2008) The GeoSciML logical data model of geological concepts. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, 2008, Perth, Australia.

    Seymon A, Wyborn L, Simons BA, Raymond O, Andrews G, Denaro T, Jenkins G, Lewis P Llorca J and McClenaghan M (2007) The Australian Mineral Occurrence Data Exchange Model. Geoinformatics 2007 Conference, 2007, San Diego, California, USA.

    Bellier C, Robida F, Serrano J, Brodaric B, Boisvert E, Richard SM, Johnson BR, Laxton JL, Duffy TR, Sen MA, Simons BA, Ritchie A, Wyborn L, Cox SJD and Stolen LK (2006) GeosciML, the Geosciences Markup Language. 3rd International Conference on GIS in Geology, 2006, Moscow, Russia.

    Cox SJD, Boisvert E, Brodaric B, Duffy TR, Johnson BR, Laxton JL, Richard SM and Simons BA (2006) GeoSciML: a standards-based encoding for transfer of geoscience information from IUGS/CGI. IAMG'06, 2006, Int. Assoc. for Mathematical Geology, Leige, Belgium. https://www.academia.edu/26252703/GeoSciML_a_standards-based_encoding_for_transfer_of_geoscience_information_from_IUGS_CGI

    Duffy TR, Boisvert E, Cox SJD, Johnson BR, Raymond O, Richard SM, Robida F, Serrano J, Simons BA and Stolen LK (2006) The IUGS-CGI International Geoscience Information Interoperability Testbed. XIth International Congress of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, 2006, Leige, Belgium.

    Ritchie A, Simons BA, Bibby LM and Silgoe G (2006) A scientific approach to developing Geological Information Systems. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, 2006, Melbourne, Australia.

    Ritchie A, Simons BA, Stilgoe G, Fernando D (2006) Developing Web-Service Oriented Geoscientific Information Systems. IAMG'06, 2006, Liege, Belgium. https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/pub/CGIModel/GeoSciMLPresentations/IAMG06_S05_08_Ritchie.pdf

    Simons BA, Biosvert E, Brodaric B, Cox SJD, Duffy TR, Johnson BR, Laxton JL and Richard SM (2006) GeoSciML: Enabling the Exchange of Geological Map Data. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, 2006, Melbourne Australia.

    Cox, S.J.D., Boisvert, E., Brodaric, B., Duffy, T.R., Johnson, B.R., Laxton, J.L., Richard, S.M., & Simons, B.A. (2006). GeoSciML: a standards-based encoding for transfer of geoscience information from IUGS/CGI. XIth Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, 3-8.

    Richard, S.M., Boisvert, E., Brodaric, B., Cox, S.J.D., Duffy, T.R., Holmberg, J., Johnson, B.R., Laxton, J.L., Robida, F., & Simons, B.A. (2006). GeoSciML-A GML application for geoscience information interchange. 2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting.

    Simons, B.A., Boisvert, E., Brodaric, B., Cox, S.J.D., Duffy, T.R., J, B.R., Laxton, J.L., & Richard, S.M. (2006). GeoSciML: enabling the exchange of geological map data. ASEG Extended Abstracts, 1-4.

    Cox, S.J.D., Boisvert, E., Brodaric, B., Duffy, T.R., Johnson, B.R., Laxton, J.L., Richard, S.M., & Simons, B.A. (2005). Standardizing geologic data interchange: GeoSciML from the IUGS/CGI datamodel collaboration. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 4. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2005AGUFMIN43C..04C

    Simons BA, Ritchie A, Bibby LM, Callaway GA, Welch S and Miller B (2005) Designing and Building an Object-Relational Geoscientific Database Using the North American Conceptual Geology Map Data Model (NADM-C1) from an Australian Perspective. IAMG'05: GIS and Spatial Analysis, 2005, Toronto, Canada.

    Willman, C.E., VandenBerg, A.H.M.V., Simons, B.A., Quinn, C., & Morand, V.J. (2001). Structure of the Tabberabbera Zone in Victoria. GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA ABSTRACTS, 64, 194-195. ISSN: 0729-011X

  • Reports

    Box P, Simons BA, Cox SJD and Maquire S (2015) A Data Specification Framework for the Foundation Spatial Data Framework.

    Morand VJ, Simons BA, Taylor DH, Cayley RA, Maher A, Wohlt KE and Radojkovic AM (2005) Bogong 1:100000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report (125). GeoScience Victoria.

    VandenBerg AHMV, Willman CE, Morand VJ, McHaffie IW, Simons BA, Quinn C and Westcott A (2004) Buffalo 1:100000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria 1:100000 Geological Explanatory Notes (124). GeoScience Victoria. ISBN: 0730694755

    Morand VJ, Wohlt KE, Cayley RA, Taylor DH, Kemp AIS, Simons BA and Magart APM (2003) Glenelg special map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report (123). Geological Survey of Victoria.

    Taylor DH, Wohlt KE, Simons BA, Maher S, Morand VJ, Vincent J and Sapurmas P (2000) Creswick 1:100000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report (117).

    Simons BA, Moore DH (1999) Victoria 1:1000000 Pre-Permian Geology. Geophysical Maps. Geological Survey of Victoria.

    VandenBerg AHMV, Hendrickx M, Willman CE, Magart APM, Simons BA and Ryan SM (1998) The geology and prospectivity of the Benambra 1:100 000 map area, eastern Victoria. Geological Survey of Victoria Report (114).

    Orth, K., VandenBerg, A.H.M.V., Nott, R.J., & Simons, B.A. (1995). Murrindal 1: 100 000 Geological Map Report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report, 100.

    Edgoose CJ, Camacho A, Wakelin-King GA, Simons BA and Northern Territory Geological Survey Australia (1993) Kulgera SG53-5, Northern Territory. 1:250000 Geological Map Series, Explanatory Notes. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Darwin, NT, Australia.

    Haines PW, Bagas L, Wyche S, Simons BA, Morris DG and Northern Territory Geological Survey (1991) Barrow Creek SF53-6, Northern Territory. 1:250000 Geological Map Series, Explanatory Notes. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Darwin, NT, Australia.

    Walley AM and Simons BA (1987) Frew River SF53-3 Northern Territory. 1:250000 Geological Map Series, Explanatory Notes. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Darwin, NT, Australia. ISBN: 0724509976

    Wyche S and Simons BA (1987) Bonney Well SF53-2 Northern Territory. 1:250000 Geological Map Series, Explanatory Notes. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Darwin, NT, Australia. ISBN: 0724508600

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