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Assoc Prof Peter Dahlhaus

Peter Dahlhaus

Principal Research Fellow

Call: 03 5341 3994
Email: p.dahlhaus@federation.edu.au

Professional qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD Flinders 2010)

  • Thesis: Salinity risk in the Corangamite region, Australia

Master of Applied Science (M App Sci  RMIT 1988)

  • Thesis: Engineering Geological Mapping for the Urban Development of Melton, Vic

Bachelor of Applied Science (Applied Geology) (B App Sci RMIT 1981)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Geomechanics Society (since 1982)
  • Geological Society of Australia (since 1984)
  • International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (since 1982)
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists (since 1991)
  • International Society of Rock Mechanics (since 1982)
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineers (since 1982)
  • Soil Science Australia. (since 2000)

Professional commitments

  • Associate Editor, Hydrogeology Journal (since 2015)
  • Chair, Technical Assessment Group,  Bendigo Groundwater Project (since 2016)
  • Open Geospatial Consortium:
    • Hydrology Domain Working Group - Groundwater Interoperability Experiment (2012 -2016) & Groundwater Standards Working Group (since 2016)
    • Agricultural Domain Working Group - Soil Interoperability Experiment (since 2015)
  • Corangamite Catchment Management Authority:
    • Community Advisory Group (since 2013)
    • Land Health Program Steering Committee (since 2013)
    • Salinity and Soils Operational Portfolio Group (2004 - 2012)
    • Research and Development Steering Committee (2005 - 2012)
    • Sustainable Agriculture and Land Management Implementation Committee (1992 - 2004)
  • CSIRO Land & Water - Research Affiliate (2004 - 2008)
  • Geomorphology Reference Group of Victoria (1997 - 2010)
  • Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority
    • Strategic Natural Resource Management Reference Group (2006 - 2008)
    • Salinity Technical Committee (2003 - 2005)
  • City of Ballarat Scientific Reference Panel on water and climate change (2007 - 2008)
  • Southern Rural Water Stakeholder Reference Group (2011 - 2012)
  • Office of Living Victoria: Living Ballarat Project - Technical Panel (2013 - 2014)

Professional experience

Federation University Australia, Mt. Helen, Victoria (previously University of Ballarat / Ballarat University College / Ballarat College of Advanced Education)

  • Principal Research fellow (since 2016)
  • Senior Research Fellow (2012–2016)
  • Senior Lecturer (0.6) (1999–2011)
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1988–1999)

Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong, Victoria

  • Independent consultant (1999–2012)

Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Mt Waverley, Victoria

  • Engineering Geologist (1988)

Geological Survey of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria

  • Engineering Geologist (1982–1988)

Beton Son, Son en Breugel, The Netherlands

  • Technical Officer (1981)

Technisearch Limited, Collingwood, Victoria

  • Geologist (1980, 1982)
  • Technical Officer (1977–1979)
  • 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.

    Ebbs, D., Liubinas, A., Barton, A., Dahlhaus, P., & Kandra, H. (in press). A different perspective on understanding the barriers of IUWM adoption: The strategic assessment triangle. Australasian Journal of Water Resources.

    Ebbs, D., Dahlhaus, P., Barton, A., & Kandra, H. (in press). The complexity of streamflow downstream of an urban centre. Urban Water Journal.

    Hansen, B.D., Dahlhaus, P.G., Milne, R.G., MacLeod, A.D., & Pitfield, C. (in press). The Natural Resource Management Planning Portal: Lessons for NRM planning and reporting. Society and Natural Resources.

    Robinson, N., Dahlhaus, P., Wong, M., MacLeod, A., Jones, D., & Nicholson, C. (in press). Testing the public-private soil data sharing model for soil management outcomes. Soil Use and Management.

    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

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Nicholson, C., Ryan, B., MacLeod, A., & Milne, R. (2018). Liberating soil data for profitable agriculture and catchment health in the Corangamite region, Australia. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 61(3), 333-339. doi: 10.1080/00288233.2018.1432491

    Ebbs, D., Dahlhaus, P., Barton, A., & Kandra, H. (2018). An unexpected decrease in urban water demand: Making discoveries possible by taking a long-term view. Water Policy, 20(3), 617-630. doi: 10.2166/wp.2018.096

    Ebbs, D., Dahlhaus, P., & Kandra, H. (2017). Ballarat's messy path to a water sensitive city: A long term investigation of water management in a city. Water e-Journal, 2(4), 1-10. doi: 10.21139/wej.2017.037

    Al Mandalawi, M., You, G., Dowling, K., & Dahlhaus, P. (2016). Kinematic assessment of slopes at Handlebar Hill open cut mine, Mt. Isa, Queensland, Australia. International Journal of GEOMATE, 10(19): 1575-1583. doi: 10.21660/2016.19.09509

    Currell, M., Gleeson, T., & Dahlhaus, P. (2016). A new assessment framework for transience in hydrogeological systems. Groundwater, 54(1), 4-14. doi: 10.1111/gwat.12300

    Dahlhaus, P., Murphy, A., MacLeod, A., Thompson, H., McKenna, K., & Ollerenshaw, A. (2016). Making the invisible visible: The impact of federating groundwater data in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 18(2), 238-255. doi: 10.2166/hydro.2015.169

    Robinson, N.J., Dahlhaus, P.G., MacEwan, R.J., & Alexander, J.K. (2016). Soil data for biophysical models in Victoria, Australia: Current needs and future challenges. Geoderma Regional, 7(3), 259-270. doi: 10.1016/j.geodrs.2016.03.004

    Al Mandalawi, M., You, G., Dahlhaus, P., Dowling, K., & Sabry, M. (2015). Slope stability and rockfall hazard analysis in open pit zinc mine. International Journal of GEOMATE, 8(1), 1143-1150. doi: 10.21660/2015.15.4166

    Currell, M.J., Dahlhaus, P., & Ii, H. (2015). Stable isotopes as indicators of water and salinity sources in a southeast Australian coastal wetland: Identifying relict marine water, and implications for future change. Hydrogeology Journal, 23(2), 235-248. doi: 10.1007/s10040-014-1199-9

    Rasiah, V., Florentine, S., & Dahlhaus, P. (2015). Environmental benefits inferred from impact of reforestation of deforested creek bank on soil conditioning: A case study in Victoria, Australia. Agroforestry Systems, 89(2), 345-355. doi: 10.1007/s10457-014-9771-9

    Aucote, H.M., Miner, A., & Dahlhaus, P. (2012). Interpretation and misinterpretation of warning signage: Perceptions of rockfalls in a naturalistic setting. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 17(5), 522-529. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2011.644247

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Miner, A.S., MacLeod, A., & Thompson, H. (2011). A web-GIS and landslide database for south west Victoria and its application to landslide zonation. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 46(2), 203-209.

    Marsden, P., Miner, A.S., & Dahlhaus, P.G. (2011). The implementation of the AGS Guidelines in the Colac Otway Shire - History and challenges. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 46(2), 211-218.

    Miner, A.S., Flentje, P., Mazengarb, C., Selkirk-Bell, J.M., & Dahlhaus, P.G. (2011). Some geomorphological techniques in constraining the likelihood of landsliding - Selected Australian examples. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 46(2), 195-202.

    Aucote, H.M., Miner, A., & Dahlhaus, P. (2010). Rockfalls: Predicting high‐risk behaviour from beliefs. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, 19(1), 20-31. doi: 10.1108/09653561011022117

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Evans, T.J., Nathan, E.L., Cox, J.W., & Simmonds, C.T. (2010). Groundwater-level response to land-use change and the implications for salinity management in the West Moorabool River catchment, Victoria, Australia. Hydrogeology Journal, 18(7), 1611-1623. doi: 10.1007/s10040-010-0616-y

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Cox, J.W., Simmons, C.T., & Smitt, C.M. (2008). Beyond hydrogeologic evidence: challenging the current assumptions about salinity processes in the Corangamite region, Australia. Hydrogeology Journal, 16, 1283-1298. doi: 10.1007/s10040-008-0313-2

    Muller, B.J., Dahlhaus, P.G., & Miner, A.S. (2006). Coastal rockfall hazard identification, Barwon Heads, Victoria. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 41(3), 85-91.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., & Miner, A.S. (2002). Implementing the AGS Landslide Risk Management Guidelines in a municipal planning scheme - A case study in the Colac Otway Shire, Victoria. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 37(2), 199-211.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., & Miner, A.S. (2001). Estimating the occurrence of rockfalls in columnar basalt. Australian Geomechanics Journal, 36(2), 1-6.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., MacEwan, R.J., Nathan, E.L., & Morand, V.J. (2000). Salinity on the southeastern Dundas Tableland, Victoria. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 47(1), 3-11. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2000.00759.x

  • Theses

    Dahlhaus PG (2010) Salinity Risk in the Corangamite Region, Australia. PhD thesis. School of the Environment, Flinders University, Adelaide. 217p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1988) Engineering geological mapping for the urban development of Melton, Victoria. M App Sci thesis. Applied Geology, RMIT, Melbourne. 190p.

     

  • Conferences papers and abstracts

    Ebbs D., Dahlhaus P., Barton A. & Kandra H. (2018) Exploring a flow regime and its historical changes downstream of an urbanised catchment.  “Creating Water Sensitive Communities” 10th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 12th – 15th February 2018, Perth, Australia.

    Ebbs D., Dahlhaus P., Barton A. & Kandra H. (2018) Losing stormwater: 60 years of urbanisation and reduced downstream flow.  “Creating Water Sensitive Communities” 10th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 12th – 15th February 2018, Perth, Australia.

    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.

    Schefe, C.R., Grant, C.D., Dahlhaus, P., Robinson, N., Wong, M., Walker, R., Janik, L., Jones, D., & Fleay, B. (2018). Capturing in-paddock variability and the quest for spatial PAW prediction: a team sport. SOIL: The key to the past, the present and the future. National Soils Conference, November 18th – 23rd, Canberra, Australia. Soil Science Australia.

    Kitagawa, H., Dahlhaus, P.G. & Ii, H. (2018). Estimation of the Lake Colac water balance using stable isotopic ratio of water, amount of precipitation and evaporation values in Victoria, Australia. SEE2018, 4th International Conference on Science, Engineering & Environment, November 12 – 14 2018, Nagoya, Japan. The GEOMATE International Society.

    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.

    Kitagawa, H., Dahlhaus, P.G. & Ii, H. (2018). Groundwater and surface water interaction for Lake Colac using stable isotopic ratio of water, amount of precipitation and evaporation values in Victoria, Australia. Groundwater and Life: Science and Technology into Action. 45th IAH Congress, September 9th – 14th, 2018, Daejeon, Korea. International Association of Hydrogeologists.

    Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A (2017) Towards data democracy in groundwater science. Australian Groundwater Conference, 11–13 July 2017, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

    Mendes de Jesus J, Ribeiro E, Medyckyj-Scott D, Ritchie A, Wilson P, Dahlhaus P, Gregory L, MacLeod A and Simons B  (2017) SoilML data exchange format and soil web services.  Pedometrics 2017, 26 June–1 July (2017), Wageningen, The Netherlands.

    Schaap, B., Mendes De Jesus, J.S., Ribeiro, E., Van Egmond, F.M., Medyckyj-Scott, D., Ritchie, A., Wilson, P., Baritz, R., Dahlhaus, P., Gregory, L., Macleod, A., Simons, B. (2017) Towards global soil data interoperability: GODAN soil data WG and SoilML (open) data exchange format. Soil Science in a Changing World, Wageningen Soil Conference, 27th - 31st  August 2017, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Book of Abstracts (eds. J. Wallinga, G. Mol, T. Mulder, A. Zaal & B. Jansen) (ISBN 978-94-6343-061-6) p.112  https://www.wur.nl/upload_mm/3/a/3/11191a74-6ccc-40a6-b109-b7b24487fe2f_2017_WSC_Book%20of%20Abstracts_Final_web.pdf

    Dahlhaus P.G. & MacLeod A. (2017) Towards data democracy in groundwater science. Groundwater Futures: Science to Practice, Australian Groundwater Conference, 11-13th July 2017, UNSW, Sydney. Book of Abstracts p.169.

    You G, Al Mandalawi M, Soliman A, Dowling K, Dahlhaus P (2017) Finite element analysis of rock slope stability using shear strength reduction method. GeoMEast 2017 International Conference, 'Sustainable civil infrastructures: innovative infrastructure geotechnology', 15–19 July 2017, Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt.

    Dahlhaus, P, Nicholson, C, Ryan, B, MacLeod, A and Milne, R (2016) Liberating soil data for profitable agriculture and catchment health in the Corangamite region, Australia. 'Soil, a balancing act downunder'. A joint conference of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia. 12–16 December, Queenstown, New Zealand. Poster Abstracts, p. 152.

    Dahlhaus, P, Milne, R, Nicholson, C, Midwood, J, Breust, P and Limmer, S (2016) Soil sensor data for profitable agriculture. 'Soil, a balancing act downunder'. A joint conference of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia. 12–16 December, Queenstown, New Zealand. Oral Abstracts, p.54.

    Ritchie A, Medyckyj-Scott D, Wilson P, Simons B, Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A, Roudier P, Gregory L and Watson B (2016)  Developing a global soil data infrastructure - The Open Geospatial Consortium Soil Data Interoperability Experiment.  Soil, a Balancing Act Downunder. Joint conference of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia. 12–16 December 2016, Queenstown, New Zealand.  Oral Abstracts, p. 112. 

    Ebbs, D, Kandra, H and Dahlhaus, P (2016) The journey to a Water Sensitive City - A case study of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Water Infrastructure & the Environment, 56th New Zealand Hydrological Society, 37th Australian Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and 7th IPENZ Rivers Group. 28 November – 2 December, Queenstown, New Zealand.

    Dahlhaus, P, MacLeod, A and Thompson, H (2016) Discovering the known unknowns: interoperably federating data to reduce the risk of past mistakes. EcoForum conference and exhibition (Australasian Land and Groundwater Association). 25–28 October, Freemantle, Australia.

    Dahlhaus, P (2016) Smart cities and smart regions: empowering citizens with data democracy. Newtech Ballarat - Preserving heritage in a Smart City (SIBA and DELWP). 25 October, Ballarat, Australia.

    Dahlhaus P., Grellet S., Brodaric B., Boisvert E., Simons B., Kmoch A., Lucido J., Wagner B., Letourneau F. & Macleod A.  (2016)  The Groundwater Interoperability Experiment 2: developing an international groundwater data exchange standard.  43rd IAH International Congress “Groundwater and society: 60 years of IAH”, 25-29 September 2016, Montpellier, France. Abstract 2223 http://www.60iah2016.org/upload/programme/IAH2016_AbstractBOOK.pdf

    Bann, G, Rengasamy, P and Dahlhaus, P (2016) Apparent dryland salinity on the Australian uplands: causes, mechanisms, effects, mapping and management. 35th International Geological Congress. 27 August – 4 September, Cape Town, South Africa.

    Hansen B, Pitfield C, MacLeod A, Novak C, Nilsson K, Dahlhaus P and Thompson H (2016)  South West Climate Change Portal: using internet knowledge sharing and novel visualisations to engage community with climate science.  Climate Adaptation 2016,  5–7 July 2016, Adelaide, Australia.

    Ebbs D, Dahlhaus P and Kandra H (2016) Ballarat’s journey to a water sensitive city.  "Working together to build strong Regional Futures" RUN Regional Futures Conference, 21–24 June 2016, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia.

    Thoms M, Reid M, Gell P, Thompson H, Dahlhaus P, Fabbro L, Flint N, Chapman J, Baldwin C, Clark C, Sullivan C and Mushtaq S (2016)  A Regional Universities Network water flagship.  "Working together to build strong Regional Futures" RUN Regional Futures Conference, 21–24 June 2016, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

    Murphy A, Dahlhaus P and Thompson H (2016) Historic Urban Landscapes and Visualising Ballarat: citizen participation for sustainable urban planning and design.  Locate 16: Distruptive Technology for a Smarter Society, 12–14 April 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

    Murphy A, Thompson H and Dahlhaus P (2016) Making intangibles tangible: visualisation informing, engaging and empowering community for embedding cultural heritage within the public domain.  EVAA 2016: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Australasia, 5–6 March, 2016, Canberra, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG, Murphy A, MacLeod A, Thompson H and McKenna K (2015) Changing practices: the impact of making groundwater data visible through an interoperative web portal in Victoria, Australia.  AQUA2015, 42nd IAH Congress, September 13–18, 2015, Rome, Italy.

    Simons B, Nation E and Dahlhaus P (2015) Improving access to groundwater data using GroundWaterML2.  36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 7–10 December, 2015, Hobart.

    Jayasooriya M, Barton A, Dahlhaus P and Gell P (2015) An assessment of the monitoring methods for inflow and infiltration in sewer networks.  36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 7–10 December, 2015, Hobart, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, Milne R, Hansen B, MacLeod A, Thompson H, Murphy A and Graymore M (2015) The NRM Planning Portal: matching regional and local priorities to identify partnership opportunities in catchment management.  Australian Citizen Science Conference 2015: Maximising the Capacity of Citizen Science for Science and Society, 23–24 July 2015, Canberra, Australia.

    Almandalawi M, You G, Dahlhaus P, Dowling K and Sabry M (2014) Slope stability and rockfall hazard analysis in an open pit zinc mine.  Proceedings, GEOMATE2014 - the 4th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, 19–21 November 2014, University of Southern Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus PG, Macleod A, McKenna K and Thompson H (2014) Creating virtual groundwater research laboratories through interoperable technologies.  Groundwater: Challenges and Strategies.  Abstracts, 41st IAH Congress, 15–19 September 2014, Marakech, Morocco. (T7 On CD)

    Dahlhaus PG, Currell M, Ii H and McKenna K (2014) Groundwater dependence of lakes in southwest Victoria, Australia.  Groundwater: challenges and strategies.  Abstracts, 41st IAH Congress, 15–19 September 2014, Marakech, Morocco.  (T2 On CD)

    Shugg A and Dahlhaus P (2014) A model for the origin of carbonated mineral waters of Central Victoria.  No. 73. Mineral Waters: Genesis, Exploitation, Protection and Valorisation.  Abstracts, MinWat2014, International Multidisciplinary Conference on Mineral Waters, 8–11 September 2014, Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic.

    Thompson H, Dahlhaus P and MacLeod A (2014) The hype and the hope: progressing towards big data insights for regional communities. Abstracts, p.53. Digital Rural Futures Conference, Regional Futures. Agricultural Futures. Digital Futures, 2527 June 2014, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. 

    Milne R, Dahlhaus P, Nicholson C, Thompson H, Macleod A, Feely P, McCue T, Gillet H and Corbett J (2014)  Online Farm Trials: a research repository for Australian grain growers.  Abstracts pp. 20–21. Digital Rural Futures Conference, Regional Futures. Agricultural Futures. Digital Futures, 25–27 June 2014, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A, McKenna K and Milne R (2014) On-line information to maximise soil health.  Abstracts pp.80–81. Digital Rural Futures Conference, Regional Futures. Agricultural Futures. Digital Futures, 25–27 June 2014, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, Currell M and Ii H (2013) Assessing groundwater contributions to wetlands.  Abstracts p23. Ramsar conference, 5–8 November 2013, Queenscliff, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, Macleod A and Thompson H (2013) Addressing the limitations of federated groundwater bore data.  Abstracts p.194. Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century.  40th IAH Congress, 15–20 September 2013, Perth, Australia.  

    Macleod A, Dahlhaus P, Thompson H, James A and Cox M (2013) Web-based visualisation of 3D groundwater models.  Abstracts pp. 193–194. Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century. 40th IAH Congress, 15–20 September 2013, Perth, Australia. 

    Corcoran J, Dahlhaus P and Thompson H (2013) It’s all about the data – a 21st Century value proposition.  Abstracts pp. 228–229. Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century.   40th IAH Congress, 15–20 September 2013, Perth, Australia. 

    Miyahara S, Ii H and Dahlhaus P (2013) Proposal of measurement method for evaporation rate for surface water using oxygen isotope in dry and humid area.  Abstracts pp. 163–164. Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century. 40th IAH Congress, 15–20 September 2013, Perth, Australia. 

    Abraham J and Dahlhaus P (2013) Partitioning of climate change and anthropogenic impacts on groundwater level fluctuations in the Warrion area of southern Australia.  Abstracts p.229. Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century. 40th IAH Congress, 15–20 September 2013, Perth, Australia.  

    Macleod A, Dahlhaus P and Thompson H (2013) Federating groundwater data for Victoria - the challenge of interoperability. Abstracts p.48. Digital Rural Futures.  Smart Farms - Smart Regions, 26–28 June 2013, University of New England, Armidale, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, Thompson H and Macleod A (2013) Interoperable data - a researcher's dream?  Abstracts p.43. Digital Rural Futures.  Smart Farms - Smart Regions, 26–28 June 2013, University of New England, Armidale, Australia.

    Currell M, Dahlhaus PG and Ii H (2012) Conceptual models of ground-surface water interaction in the Connewarre Complex.  Abstracts. 15th International RiverSymposium, 8–11 October 2012, Melbourne, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG, MacLeod A and Thompson H (2012) An interoperable federation of hydrogeological research data for Victoria, Australia.  Abstract No. 579, p.207. Confronting Global Change. 39th IAH Congress, 16–21 September 2012, Niagara Falls, Canada.

    Dahlhaus PG, Currell M and Ii H (2012) Developing conceptual models of groundwater -surface water interactions and salinity sources in a high-value estuarine wetland complex.  Abstract No. 571, p.309. Confronting Global Change. 39th IAH Congress, 16–21 September 2012, Niagara Falls, Canada.

    Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A and Thompson H (2012) Federating hydrogeological data to visualise Victoria's groundwater.  Abstract No. 1382, p.592. Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress 2012, 5–10 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus P, Miner A, Dunn R and Ackroyd M (2012) Geohazard assessment of sea caves at Port Campbell.  Abstract No. 3223, p.3192. Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress 2012, 5–10 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia. 

    Dahlhaus PG, MacLeod AD and Thompson HC (2011) UB spatial – an interoperable groundwater database. Programme and abstracts p.131.  11th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference and 4th Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference, 12–14 July, 2011, Rydges Tradewinds, Cairns, Australia.

    Thompson H, MacLeod A and Dahlhaus P (2008) Spatial infrastructure, information access and knowledge building.  Proceedings, 11th Australian Conference on Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support (ACKMIDS), 8–10 December 2008, University of Ballarat, Ballarat, Australia.

    MacEwan RJ, Dahlhaus PG and Fawcett J (2008) Hydropedology, geomorphology and groundwater processes hold the keys to land degradation – case studies in SW Victoria, Australia. Abstracts, p.64. Proceedings, 1st International Hydropedology Conference, 28–31 July 2008, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA.

    Miner AS, Flentje P, Mazengarb C, Selkirk-Bell JM and Dahlhaus PG (2008) A review of some geomorphological techniques in constraining the likelihood of landsliding – selected Australian examples(Eds ZY Chen, ZW Li, Z Fa-Quan, KW Jain-Min) Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on landslides and engineered slopes: past to the future, 30 June–4 July 2008, Xi’an, China.

    Herczeg A, Barton A and Dahlhaus P (2008) Hydrochemical methods for rapid assessment of groundwater contribution to Wetlands. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Western Pacific Geophysical Meeting Supplement, Abstract H34A-01. Available at http://abstractsearch.agu.org/meetings/2008/WP/H34A-01.html Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 29 July–1 August 2008, Cairns, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG and Fawcett J (2008) Salinity without rising watertables: salinity processes and risk assessment in south-west Victoria, Australia.  2nd International Salinity Forum. Salinity, water and society - global issues, local action, 30 March–4 April 2008. Adelaide, Australia. (on CD).

    Fawcett J, Norton R, Dahlhaus P, Fitzpatrick R and Gardner W (2008) Dryland salinity associated with primary groundwater discharge zones in south west Victoria.  2nd International Salinity Forum. Salinity, water and society - global issues, local action, 30 March–4 April 2008, Adelaide, Australia. (on CD).

    Barton AB, Herczeg AL, Dahlhaus PG and Cox JW (2007) Quantifying groundwater dependence of wetlands in a volcanic plain, south-eastern Australia.  Groundwater and Ecosystems.  Proceedings of the XXXV IAH Congress, 17–21 September, Lisbon, Portugal.

    Barton A, Cox J, Dahlhaus P and Herczeg A (2006) Groundwater flows and groundwater-surface water interactions in the Corangamite CMA region.  Regolith 2006. Consolidation and Dispersion of Ideas. Proceedings, CRC LEME symposium, November 2006, Hahndorf Resort, Australia

    MacEwan RJ, Dahlhaus PG and Fawcett J (2006) Hydropedology, geomorphology and groundwater processes hold the keys to land degradation – case studies in SW Victoria, Australia.  Abstract 107–114, p231. 18th World Congress of Soil Science, ‘Frontiers of Soil Science’, 9–15 July 2006, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 

    Dahlhaus PG (2006) A standard approach to salinity risk management.  Extended abstracts. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, 2–7 July 2006, Melbourne, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG, Miner AS, Feltham W and Clarkson TC (2006) The impact of landslides and erosion in the Corangamite region, Victoria, Australia.  “Engineering geology for tomorrow’s cities”  10th IAEG Congress, 6–10 September 2006, Nottingham, UK.

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2006) Geohazard risk management for municipal planning in the Corangamite region, Victoria, Australia.  “Engineering geology for tomorrow’s cities”  10th IAEG Congress, Nottingham, UK, 6-10 September 2006.  

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2006) Geohazard risk management for municipal planning in the Corangamite region, Victoria, Australia. In 'Engineering geology for tomorrow’s cities. Engineering geology special publications 22. Insert, paper 502'. (Eds MG Culshaw, HJ Reeves, I Jefferson and TW Spink) (Geological Society: London) (on CD-ROM)

    Smitt CM, Cox JW and Dahlhaus PG (2005) Defining a framework for managing saline dependent and affected ecosystems: Glenelg Hopkins CMA case study.  "Where waters meet." International Association of Hydrogeologists. Proceedings NZHS-IAH-NZSSS Auckland 2005 Conference, 28 November–2 December 2005, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Dahlhaus PG and Cox JW (2005) Geomorphic and historical evidence of salinity in the Corangamite region, Australia – Implications for current salinity management. Poster presentation abstracts, pp. 47–50. International Salinity Forum. Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Social Issues, 25–27 April 2005, Riverside, California.

    Cox JW, Smitt CM and Dahlhaus PG (2005) A framework for setting salinity targets: Glenelg Hopkins CMA case study. Oral presentation abstracts, pp. 133–136. International Salinity Forum. Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Social Issues, 25–27 April 2005, Riverside, California.

    Dahlhaus PG (2005) Salinity risk management. UrbanSalt 2005 Seminar: Risk, Responsibility and Local Government, 13 September 2005, Blacktown Council, Blacktown, Sydney, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG (2004) Characterising groundwater flow systems for salinity management in the Corangamite Region, Australia.  Groundwater Flow Understanding from Local to Regional Scales, Proceedings XXXIII IAH & 7th ALHSUD Congress, 11–15 October 2004, Zacatecas, Mexico. (on CD)

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (2002) A geomorphic approach to estimating the likelihood of landslides in South West Victoria, Australia. Extended abstracts p.350. Engineering Geology for Developing CountriesProceedings 9th Congress, International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, 16–20 September 2002, Durban, South Africa. (Full paper on CD)

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (2000) Estimating the occurrence of rockfalls in columnar basalt. Extended abstract, Vol. 2, pp.36. GeoEng 2000 Proceedings of International Conference on Geotechnical & Geological Engineering, 19–24 November 2000, Melbourne, Australia. (full ppaer on CD-ROM)

    Hughes MJ, Carey SP and Dahlhaus PG (1999) Controls of placer gold deposition in the Victorian gold province. Workshop abstracts. Exploring ancient landscapesMinerals Group, Primary Industries and Resources SA (PIRSA), Adelaide, 10 December 1999, Adelaide, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (1998) Stability of clay slopes in south west Victoria, Australia.  Vol. III, pp. 1551–1557. Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, 21–25 September 1998, Vancouver, Canada.

    Fawcett J and Dahlhaus PG (1998) Regolith hydrology of the Dundas Tablelands – an investigation of soil waterlogging and salinity. Abstract 49. p.138. Geological Society of Australia 14th Australian Geological Convention, 6–10 July 1998, Townsville, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG and MacEwan RJ (1997) Land degradation in dissected Tertiary sediments as a result of tree clearing. Abstracts p.8. GEOENV ’97 International Symposium on Geology and Environment, 1–5 September 1997, Istanbul, Turkey.

    MacEwan RJ and Dahlhaus PG (1997) Environmental planning and community participation – an Australian case study. Abstracts p.222. GEOENV ’97 International Symposium on Geology and Environment, 1–5 September 1997, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Dahlhaus PG and MacEwan RJ (1996) A new conceptual model for salinity processes on the eastern Dundas Tablelands, Victoria – implications for the land manager. Abstract 41, p.104. Geological Society of Australia, 13th Australian Geological Convention, 19–23 February 1996, Canberra, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG and MacEwan RJ (1996) Dryland salinity in south west Victoria – questioning the myth. Abstracts Vol. 2, pp.57–58, Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG and MacEwan RJ (1996) Dryland salinity in the eastern Dundas Tablelands – a new conceptual model. Abstracts, Vol. 3, pp. 53–54, Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

    Dahlhaus PG, Buenen BJ and MacEwan RJ (1996) Landslide studies in the Heytesbury Region, south west Victoria. Abstracts, Vol. 3, pp. 55–56. Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

    MacEwan RJ and Dahlhaus PG (1996) Raising the profile with Western District farmers – soils training for the landholder. Abstracts, Vol. 2, pp. 157–158. Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

    MacEwan RJ and Dahlhaus PG (1996) Hydrology, pedology and dryland salinity in the granitic landscape of the Upper Woady Yaloak Catchment: implications for management. Abstracts, Vol. 2, pp. 155–156. Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

    MacEwan RJ, Dahlhaus PG, Robertson EH and Eldridge RE (1996) Waterlogging and dryland salinity as influenced by pedogeomorphic history in the Simpson area.  Abstracts, Vol 3, pp. 145–146. Australian and New Zealand National Soils Conference, 1–4 July 1996, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

  • Major reports (research and consulting), magazine and newspaper articles

    Allan, C., Beange, L., Bi, R., Cockfield, G., Dahlhaus, P., Duan, S., Falepau, D., Friend, J., Higgins, V., Jenkins. A., Leith, P., Luke, H., Miles, M., Minkey, D., Pembleton, K., Saravanamuthu, K., & Doran-Browne, N. (2018) Scoping systems of acceptance of improved soil management, with a focus on decision support systems and tools. Soil CRC Project 1.2.01. Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils, May 2018, 91p.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., (2018). Gilgai and reactive soil geohazards in the City of Melton. Including the Planning Application for a Place of Worship at 171-197 Harkness Rd, Harkness. Report for Melton City Council, 31 August 2018. Centre for eResearch and Digital innovation, Federation University Australia. 40p.

    Dahlhaus, P.G., Bennett, J.McL., Corbett J., Crawford, D., Grelet, G., Imhof M., MacLeod, A., Mele P.M., Stevenson, B., Wells, N. & Wong M. (2018). A review of indicators of soil health and function: farmers’ needs and data management. Final Project Report, Soil CRC Project 2.1.01. Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils, June 2018, 200p.

    Pembleton, K., Ghahramani, A., Kodur, S., Kath, J., Dahlhaus, P., Whatmuff, M., Li Liu, D., & Saravanamuthu, K. (2018). Final Project Report: Soil models, tools and data: Current state of play, future directions and setting up for longevity and a legacy from the CRC for high performance soils. Soil CRC Project 4.3.01. Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils, June 2018, 37p.

    Dahlhaus, P.G. & Thompson H.  (2017)  EPA Victoria: A proposal for collaborative partnership in eResearch.  Co-developing next generation data delivery and knowledge management systems.  Discussion paper.  Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation.  Federation University Australia.  22nd December 2017, 13p.

    Dahlhaus P., Nicholson C., Ryan B., MacLeod A. & Milne R.  (2017).  Federating Private and Public Soil Data: The Corangamite Soil Health Knowledge Base Project.  Profile. Issue 183, March 2017. Soil Science Australia newsletter. pp:22-23 ISSN:2207-4082

    Dahlhaus, P.G. & Thompson H.  (2017)  Precision Agriculture: A proposal for collaborative eResearch in agriculture.  A partnership to develop digital tools to enhance precision agriculture services.  Discussion paper.  Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation.  Federation University Australia.  23rd February 2017, 23p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2016) Visualising Victoria's environment: collaborative development of online tools for State of Environment reporting. Discussion paper. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat).  21p.

    Murphy A, McKenna K, Milne R, Taylor M, Corbett J, Dahlhaus P and Thompson H (2016) Online Farm Trials (OFT) impact research: eResearch (first wave) extended timeframe research study. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 107p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Thompson H, Murphy A and Hansen B (2016) Waterwatch and EstuaryWatch portals: a collaborative research partnership to develop online tools to enhance citizen science, data collection and provision and information sharing.  Discussion paper. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation.  Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 21p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2015) Corangamite soil health research project: literature review and gap analysis.  Research report for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation, Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 57p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2015) Cotton Research and Development Corporation - eResearch knowledge base: online data and tools to enhance Australian cotton research. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 15p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2015) Water for Australian agriculture: short concept proposal: visualising Australia's groundwater.  Prepared for Minderoo Group, Dalkeith, Western Australia. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 14p.

    Murphy A, Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A, Thompson H, McKenna K, Ollerenshaw A, Corbett J (2015) Visualising Victoria’s groundwater: researching and analysing impact. Phase 1, first wave research report prepared for the Collaborative Internet Innovation Fund. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat).

    Murphy A, Dahlhaus P, MacLeod A, Thompson H, McKenna K, Ollerenshaw A, Corbett J (2015) Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) and Visualising Ballarat – eResearch (first wave) extended timeframe research study. Report prepared for City of Ballarat and UNESCO. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat).

    Dahlhaus PG (2015)  Expert witness report: 11 Northgate Drive, Melton West, Victoria.  Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal - VCAT reference No. D1239/2013. Report prepared for Goldsmiths Lawyers, West Melbourne. 25p. 

    Dahlhaus PG (2014) Expert witness report: Stanley Rural Community Inc. Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal - VCAT reference No. P793/2014.  Report prepared for Stanley Rural Community Inc. 12p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2014) Corangamite eResearch. A collaborative research partnership to develop inline tools that will enhance community engagement in catchment management in the Corangamite region. Discussion Paper. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 13p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2014) GRDC eResearch. Online knowledge base, research data and tools to enhance Australian grains research. Discussion Paper. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation.  Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 12p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Thompson H (2014) Visualising Ballarat – past, present, future.  A collaborative research proposal to develop online tools to support Ballarat's Historic Urban Landscape program. Discussion Paper. Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation. Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 11p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Thompson H, McKenna K and Milne R (2014) Building resilience in farming and agribusiness – Victorian Adaptation Sustainability Partnerships.  Literature Review and gap analysis. Final Report. Centre for eCommerce and Communications.  Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 36p.

    Ollerenshaw A, Dahlhaus PG, McDonald K, Courvisanos J, Graymore M, Thompson H, Sheil H, Miner A and Corbett J (2014)  Understanding the 2011 Grampians Natural Disaster, addressing the risk and resilience. Final Report. Centre for eCommerce and Communications. Federation University Australia (Ballarat). 131p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2013) Hydrogeology of Geelong: literature review and gap analysis. Report for AS Miner Geotechnical and the City of Greater Geelong, by Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 38p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Currell MJ (compilers) (2013) Excursion notes. IAH-AIG Victoria 2013 Field excursion “Hydrogeology and geomorphology of the Lake Connewarre Complex”, 23 November 2013. 24p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Reeves J (compilers) (2013) Excursion notes.  Ramsar Workshop "Detecting change in ecological character". 5–8 November 2013, Queenscliff, Australia.  20p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2013) Expert witness report: Colac Otway Shire salinity management overlay (April 2013). Consulting Report COS 13/02 for Colac Otway Shire, Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 20p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2013) Colac Otway Shire salinity management overlay – revision of boundaries (January 2013). Consulting Report CCMA 13/01 for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and Colac Otway Shire. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong, Vic. 19p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Rose G (2012) Drying lakes: sediments and dust study. Final Report. Research report for the Department of Sustainability and Environment, University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 151p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Rose G (2012) Drying lakes: sediments and dust study. Report on Lake Colac.  Research report for the Colac Otway Shire, University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 59p.

    Helm L, Fawcett J and Dahlhaus P (2012) Assessing spring-based groundwater dependent ecosystems: case study for the Bungaree WSPA. Consulting Report for the Department of Sustainability and Environment. Sinclair Knight Merz, Melbourne. 160p.

    Lloyd LN, Cooling MP, Kerr GK, Dahlhaus P and Gippel CJ (2012) Flow/ecology relationships and scenarios for the Lower Barwon Wetlands environmental entitlement. Draft Final Report. Lloyd Environmental Pty Ltd. Report to the Corangamite CMA, Colac, Victoria, Australia. 151p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2012) Colac Otway Shire salinity management overlay: review of mapping boundaries. Consulting Report CCMA 12/01 for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and Colac Otway Shire. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong, Vic. 63p.

    Cooling MP, Faast R and Dahlhaus PG (2011) Confirming native vegetation objectives for environmental watering of the lower Barwon wetlands. Ecological Associates Report BX006-2-B prepared for Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 109p.

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2011) Review of land stability at Sturgess Point, Port Campbell. Consulting Report for the Department of Sustainability and Environment. AS Miner Geotechnical (Geelong) in association with Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 87p.

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2011) Revision of Colac Otway Shire's erosion management overlay. Consulting Report for Colac Otway Shire. AS Miner Geotechnical in association with Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 14p.

    Barton AB, Herczeg AL, Dahlhaus PG and Cox JW (2008) Hydrological and geochemical processes controlling salinity of the groundwater dependent ecosystems in the Corangamite CMA. Water for a Healthy Country report series. Project WLE/42-009. CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide. 58p.

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2008) Clifton Springs Hydro Study. Consultant report for City of Greater Geelong. 416/01/08. AS Miner Geotechnical. 85p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (2008) Water quality assessment report at The Dell, Clifton Springs.  Consultant report for City of Greater Geelong. 406/01/07. AS Miner Geotechnical in association with Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd. (Buninyong). 90p.

    CCMA (2008) Acid sulfate soils. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority Training Manual. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 24p.

    CCMA (2008) Landslides. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority Training Manual. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 44p.

    CCMA (2008) Soil erosion. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority Training Manual. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 30p.

    CCMA (2008) Salinity. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority Training Manual. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 18p.

    Clarkson T, Crook I and Dahlhaus P (2007) Corangamite soil health strategy 2006–2012. A guide for investment to protect natural and built assets. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac, Victoria. 144p.

    Fitzpatrick R, Hicks W, Marvanek S, Raven M, Dahlhaus P and Cox J (2007) Scoping study of coastal and inland acid sulfate soils in the Corangamite CMA. CSIRO Land and Water Science Report. 28/07. CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide. 113p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Billows CA, Carey SP, Gwyther J and Nathan E (2007) Lake Connewarre values project: literature review. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac, Victoria. 127p.

    Cox JW, Dahlhaus PG, Herczeg AL, Crosbie R, Davies P and Dighton J (2007) Defining groundwater flow systems on the volcanic plains to accurately assess the risks of salinity and impacts of changed landuse. CSIRO Land and Water Science Report. CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide. 71p.

    Nicholson C, Dahlhaus PG, Anderson G, Kelliher CK and Stephens M (2006) Corangamite salinity action plan: 2005–2008. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac, Victoria. 148p.

    EnPlan-DBA (2006) Salinity management overlays for the Colac Otway, Corangamite, Golden Plains and Surf Coast Shires. Report prepared for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and participating Shires by EnPlan-DBA in association with Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong, and Chris Harty Planning and Environmental Management. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac.

    EnPlan-DBA (2006) Standards for building in a saline environment: construction of dwellings and outbuildings. EnPlan-DBA, with Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd (Buninyong) and Chris Harty Planning and Environmental Management, Geelong. 16p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2006) Surf Coast Shire salinity management overlay: salinity occurrences and mapping. Background Report 4, prepared for EnPlan Australia Pty Ltd, Surf Coast Shire and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority by Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 21p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2006) Colac Otway Shire salinity management overlay: salinity occurrences and mapping. Background Report 2, prepared for EnPlan Australia Pty Ltd, Colac Otway Shire and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority by Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 23p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2006) Corangamite Shire salinity management overlay: salinity occurrences and mapping. Background Report 3, prepared for EnPlan Australia Pty Ltd, Corangamite Shire and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority by Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 24p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2006) Golden Plains Shire salinity management overlay: salinity occurrences and mapping. Background Report 1, prepared for EnPlan Australia Pty Ltd, Golden Plains Shire and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority by Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 19p.

    Dahlhaus P and Clarkson T (2006) Corangamite soil health strategy: identifying processes threatening assets and setting priorities Background Report, Corangamite Soil Health Strategy Corangamite Catchment Management Authority Colac, Victoria, 51p.

    Ecological Associates (2006) Reedy Lake groundwater and ecology investigation. Report BX003-B prepared for Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac, and Parks Victoria, Melbourne. 27p.

    Fabris G, Kitching M, Gason A, Dahlhaus PG and Allinson G (2006) Investigation of sediment source to the lower Barwon River from the Moorabool and Barwon River Basins. Report prepared for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority. Primary Industries Research Victoria, Environmental Health and Chemistry, Department of Primary Industries, Queenscliff, Victoria. 54p.

    Cox JW, Dahlhaus PG, Davies P and Clarkson T (2005) Investigation into the potential risk of acid sulphate soils on proposed development in the City of Greater Geelong. CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide. 26p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Smitt CM, Cox JW and Nicholson C (2005) Corangamite salinity action plan: setting resource condition targets. Background Report 9, Corangamite Salinity Action Plan. Catchment Management Authority, Colac Victoria.

    Kelliher CK, Tucker K, Dahlhaus P, Nicholson C and Anderson G (2005) Investment plan: benefit-cost analysis, cost sharing and priority setting. Corangamite Salinity Action Plan Background Report 5. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 58p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2005) Corangamite salinity action plan: recharge mapping. Consulting report for Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. CCMA 05/01. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 27p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Muller BJ, Dixon M, Feltham W, Beattie NM and Smith R (2004) Groundwater monitoring guidelines and review. Research Report. University of Ballarat, Geology, Mt Helen, Ballarat. 63p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2004) Water for Growth project: runoff estimation, Winchelsea-Inverleigh project area. Consulting report for Southern Farming Systems. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 20p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2004) Water for growth project: runoff estimation, Mininera East – Stockyard Hill project area. Consulting report for Southern Farming Systems. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 20p.

    Dahlhaus P (2004) Proposed industrial waste containment facility sites at Pittong: review of site selection criteria.  Prepared for the Woady Yaloak Catchment Group.  Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 11p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Heislers DS, Brewin D, Leonard JG, Dyson PR and Cherry DP (2004) Port Phillip and Westernport groundwater flow systems. Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority, Melbourne, Victoria. 90p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Nicholson C, Anderson G, Shovelton J and Stephens M (2003) Regional overview. Corangamite Salinity Action Plan Background Report 1. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 40p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2003) Process for the initial selection and validation of target areas for salinity management. Corangamite salinity action plan. Background Report 2. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 59p.

    Dahlhaus PG (2003) Salinity target areas: assessment, trends, resource condition targets and management options. Corangamite Salinity Action Plan: Background Report 3. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 70p.

    Tucker K, Dahlhaus PG, Nicholson C and Anderson G (2003) Investment plan, benefit-cost analysis, cost sharing and priority setting. Corangamite salinity action plan. Background Report 5.  Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac.

    Dahlhaus PG, Nicholson C, Anderson G and Tucker K (2003) Catchment health sites, monitoring and research. Corangamite salinity action plan. Background Report 6. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 29p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Cox J, MacEwan RJ and Codd P (2003) Victorian volcanic plains scoping study. Client report for Corangamite Catchment Management Authority. CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide. 84p.

    Robinson N, Rees D, Reynard K, MacEwan RJ, Dahlhaus PG, Imhof M, Boyle G and Baxter N (2003) A land resource assessment of the Corangamite region. Department of Primary Industries, Bendigo. 131p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Miner AS and Briggs W (2003) Colac Otway Shire. Coastal community revitalisation project. Kennett River, Separation Creek and Wye River. Consultant Report. Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd (Buninyong). 119p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Heislers DS and Dyson PR (2002) Groundwater flow systems: Corangamite CMA. Consulting report CCMA 02/02. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Colac. 75p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Heislers DS and Dyson PR (2002) Groundwater flow systems: Glenelg Hopkins CMA GHCMA 02/02  Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, Hamilton. 75p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Kinghorn P (2001) Black Hill Reserve. Assessment of geological hazards. Consulting report BCC 01/2001 for City of Ballarat, Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 18p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (2001) Colac Otway Shire. Landslide risk management. Final Report. Consultant report for Colac Otway Shire, Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong. 74p.

    Miner AS and Dahlhaus PG (2000) Preliminary study of seismic risk for the City of Greater Geelong. Consulting report No. 13013 for the City of Greater Geelong, PJ Yttrup & Associates Pty Ltd. 

    Dahlhaus PG, Reid M and Cheng X (2000) Broken and North Goulburn Plain salinity study: salinity processes summary. Centre for Land Protection. Technical Report 66. Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Bendigo. 41p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Miner AS (2000) Colac Otway Shire land capability assessment: review of landslide risk management. Interim Report.  Consultant Report for Colac Otway Shire, Dahlhaus Environmental Geology Pty Ltd, Buninyong, in association with PJ Yttrup & Associates Pty Ltd. 52p.

    Dahlhaus PG, Davidson A, MacEwan RJ, Morand VJ, Nathan E, Robinson N and Cossens B (1999) Bulart Landcare research 1997–1998. Report for the Bulart Land Management Group. Geology, University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 33p.

    Dahlhaus PG, MacEwan RJ, Perry RJ, Fawcett J, Paine MD, Nathan E and Morand VJ (1997) Landcare research projects 1995 and 1996. Report for the Bulart Land Management Group. Geology, University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 44p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Woof C (1995) Bulart salinity study II, groundwater and soils. Report for the Bulart Land Management Group. University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 12p.

    Jerinic FL and Dahlhaus PG (1994) Bulart salinity study. Report for the Bulart Land Management Group. University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Victoria. 30p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1992) Geological investigation of a landslide at the eastern end of the Lal Lal Falls Reserve. Report for Shire of Buninyong. Ballarat University College, Mt Helen, Victoria. 

    Dahlhaus PG and Dorricott M (1990) Lal Lal Falls Reserve. Geological Report. Report for the Shire of Buninyong. Ballarat University College, Mt Helen, Victoria. 24p.

    Dahlhaus PG and Carroll R (1989) Ballarat industrial clay resources study.  Ballarat Regional Board for Planning and Development & Ballarat College of Advanced Education, Geology Department, Mt Helen, Victoria.

    Cecil MK, Dahlhaus PG and Neilson JL (1988) Lower Barwon–Lake Connewarre study. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1988/45. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 71p.

    Cooney AM and Dahlhaus PG (1987) Notes on remote sensing techniques. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1987/61. 

    Dahlhaus PG, Cooney AM and Neilson JL (1987) ANZ Slide '87: field workshop on landslides, Victorian section, August 4–5, 1987. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1987/38. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 13p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – a review. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/1. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 77p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – the Melton Development Area. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/2. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 8p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – drilling, testing and mapping program. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/3. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 39p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – geology and geomorphology. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/4. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 34p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – engineering geology. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/5. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 47p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – map presentation of data. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1986/6. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 11p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1986) Engineering geology of Melton – summary. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report. 1986/7. Department of Industry, Technology & Resources, Victoria, Melbourne. 12p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1985) Geotechnical investigation for proposed regional cemetery at Pakenham: Soil test report. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1985/65. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne. 

    Dahlhaus PG (1985) An engineering geological investigation of the Urban Land Authority's property, Melton. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1985/50. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne. 33p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1985) Shire of Tullaroop: Gravel resource investigation: laboratory test results. Geological Survey of Victoria Unpublished Report 1985/11. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne. 

    Dahlhaus PG (1984) Results of Westgate Park site soil tests. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1984/89. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne. 

    Dahlhaus PG (1984) Engineering geological investigation of proposed cemetery site at Melton. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1984/77. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne. 99p.

    Dahlhaus PG (1983) Operation manual for direct shearbox apparatus WF 25300. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1983/106. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne.

    Dahlhaus PG (1982) Engineering geological investigation of proposed cemetery site at Bundoora. Geological Survey of Victoria. Unpublished Report 1982/77. Department of Minerals and Energy, Victoria, Melbourne.

  • Book chapters or sections

    Barton AB, Herczeg AL, Dahlhaus PG and Cox JW (2013) A geochemical approach to determining the hydrological regime of wetlands in a volcanic plain, south-eastern Australia. In 'Groundwater and ecosystems. IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology Series 18'. (Eds L Ribeiro, TY Stigter, A Chambel, et al.) pp. 69–80. (CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, USA)

    MacEwan R, Dahlhaus P and Fawcett J (2012) Hydropedology, geomorphology and groundwater processes in land degradation: case studies in south west Victoria, Australia. In 'Hydropedology: synergistic integration of soil science and hydrology'. (1st edn) (Ed. H Lin) pp. 449–481. (Academic Press: Cambridge, MA, USA)

    Joyce EB, Webb JA, Dahlhaus PG, Grimes K, Hill SM, Kotsonis A, Martin J, Mitchell M, Neilson JL, Orr M, Peterson JA, Rosengren N, Rowan JN, Rowe RK, Sargeant I, Stone T, Smith BL and White S (with material by the late JJ Jenkin) (2003) Geomorphology. In 'Geology of Victoria. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 23'. (Ed. WD Birch)  pp. 533–562. (Geological Society of Australia, Victorian Division: Melbourne)

    Neilson JL, Peck WA, Wood, PD, Dahlhaus PG, Miner AS, Brumley JC, Kenley PR, Wilson RA, Willman CE and Rowan JN (2003) Geological hazards. In 'Geology of Victoria. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 23'. (Ed. WD Birch) pp. 573–592. (Geological Society of Australia, Victorian Division: Melbourne)

    Dahlhaus PG and MacEwan RJ (1997) Dryland salinity in South West Victoria – challenging the myth. In 'Collected case studies in engineering geology, environmental geology, hydrogeology'. (3rd series) (Ed. G McNally)  pp. 165–181. (Geological Society of Australia Inc.: Sydney)

    Dahlhaus PG and O'Rourke M (1992) The Newer Volcanics. In 'The engineering geology of Melbourne'. (Eds. WA Peck, JL Neilson, RJ Olds and KD Seddon) pp. 205–212. (AA Balkema: Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

    Dahlhaus PG (1991) Engineering and environmental geology. In 'Introducing Victorian geology'. (Eds G Cochrane, G Quick and D Spencer-Jones) pp. 265–304. (Geological Society of Australia, Victorian Division: Melbourne)

Principal supervisor

Associate supervisor

  • Mahinda Jayasooriya (PhD Candidate, Federation University Australia) - Improving the accuracy of groundwater infiltration (GWI) estimates in sewer networks

Completed supervisions

  • Maged Almandalawi PhD (2017). Study on complex rock slope stability in large scale open cut mine: Mechanism and evaluation. Federation Univeristy Australia.
  • Nathan Robinson PhD (2016). Assessing productive soil - landscapes in Victoria using digital soil mapping. Federation University Australia.
  • Adam Marshall MAppSc (2016). Precipitation and evaporative aspects of the terrestrial water balance in Central Victoria and their relationship to large-scale climate drivers during the growing season. Federation University Australia
  • Tim Evans MSc(Hydrogeol) (2006). Geology and groundwater flow systems in the West Moorabool River catchment and their relation to river salinity. University of Technology Sydney.
  • Mark Paine PhD (2004). Distribution, character and provenance of Late Miocene to Pliocene stranded coastal sediments in southwestern Victoria. Curtin University of Technology.
  • Jon Fawcett PhD (2004). Processes and implications of scald formation on the Eastern Dundas Tableland: A case study. The University of Melbourne.
  • Grant Huggins MEngSc (2000). Electro-kinetic treatment of a quartz-illite gold tailing. University of Ballarat.
  • Tony Miner MAppSc (1999). An investigation of a landslide in Gellibrand Marl in the Heytesbury region, Victoria. University of Ballarat.
  • Erica Nathan MAppSc (1998). Dundas landscapes and dryland salinity. University of Ballarat.
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