Dr Richard Greene

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Research interests

Minesite rehabilitation

Characterisation of Aeolian dust

Carbon Sequestration

Natural Resource Management

  • orgill, s, Condon, J, Kirkby, C et al 2017, 'Soil with high organic carbon concentration continues to sequester carbon with increasing carbon inputs', Geoderma, vol. 285, pp. 151-163.
  • Hodgkinson, K, Greene, R & Muller, W 2016, 'Avoided clearing of vegetation: A new business in Australia's rangelands', 10th international rangeland Congress, ed. Iwaasa, A., Lardner, H.A., Schellenberg, M., Willms, W., Larson, K., The International Rangeland Congress, Canada, pp. 958-960pp.
  • Orgill, S, Condon, J, Conyers, M et al 2016, 'Removing Grazing Pressure from a Native Pasture Decreases Soil Organic Carbon in Southern New South Wales, Australia', Land Degradation and Development, pp. -.
  • Greene, R, Timms, W, Rengasamy, P et al 2016, 'Soil and Aquifer Salinization: Toward an Integrated Approach for Salinity Management of Groundwater', in A J Jakeman, O Barreteau, R J Hunt, J-D Rinaudo, A Ross (ed.), Integrated Groundwater Management. Concepts, Approaches and Challenges, Springer Nature, Online, pp. 377-412.
  • Read, Z, King, H, Tongway, D et al 2016, 'Landscape function analysis to assess soil processes on farms following ecological restoration and changes in grazing management', European Journal of Soil Science, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 409-420 pp.
  • Beh, J, Kanowski, P, Greene, R and Brack, C 2016, 'Predicting soil depth using simple ground-based measurements of stem shape and taper in the butt swell section of individual Pinus radiata trees', Australian Forestry, vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 114-121.
  • Karlson, L, Greene, R, Scott, K et al 2014, 'Characteristics of aeolian dust across northwest australia', Aeolian Research, vol. 12, no. March 2014, pp. 41-46.
  • Greene, R, Bennett, J, Murphy, B et al 2014, 'Influence of lime and gypsum on long-term rehabilitation of a Red Sodosol, in a semi-arid environment of New South Wales', Soil Research, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 120-128.
  • Orgill, S, Condon, J, Conyers, M et al 2014, 'Sensitivity of soil carbon to management and environmental factors within Australian perennial pasture systems', Geoderma, vol. 214-215, no. February 2014, pp. 70-79.
  • Streeton, N, Greene, R, Marchiori, K et al 2013, 'Rehabilitation of an incised ephemeral stream in central New South Wales, Australia: Identification of incision causes, rehabilitation techniques and channel response', The Rangeland Journal, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 71-83.
  • Orgill, S, Condon, J, Conyers, M et al 2012, 'Variations in the measurement of carbon sequestration due to core diameter and carbon density calculation: Do they make a difference?', Joint Australian and New Zealand Soil Science Conference 2012, ed. L. Burkitt and L. Sparrow, Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated, Australia, pp. 344-347.
  • Read, Z, Murphy, B & Greene, R 2012, 'Soil carbon sequestration potential of revegetated scalded soils following waterponding', Joint Australian and New Zealand Soil Science Conference 2012, ed. L. Burkitt and L. Sparrow, Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated, Australia, pp. 247-250.
  • Drewry, J, Newham, L & Greene, R 2011, 'Index models to evaluate the risk of phosphorus and nitrogen loss at catchment scales', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 92, no. 3, pp. 639-649.
  • Shiga, Y, Greene, R, Scott, K et al 2011, 'Recognising terrestrially-derived salt (NaCl) in SE Australian dust', Aeolian Research, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 215-220.
  • Mason, J, Greene, R & Joeckel, R 2011, 'Laser diffraction analysis of the disintegration of aeolian sedimentary aggregates in water', Catena, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 107-118.
  • Eldridge, D, Greene, R & Dean, C 2011, 'Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes in Rangelands', in Bhupender Pal Singh, Annette L. Cowie, K. Yin Chan (ed.), Soil Health and Climate Change, Springer, Berlin, pp. 237-255.
  • Read, Z, Field, J & Greene, R 2010, 'Estimating the carbon sequestration potential of agricultural soil reforested with directly seeded native vegetation belts around Canberra, Southern Tablelands, NSW', World Congress of Soil Science 2010, ed. R.J. Gilkes and N. Prakongkep, Conference Organising Committee, Brisbane Australia, pp. 33-36.
  • Smits, J, Summerfield, D, Greene, R et al 2010, 'The effectiveness of gypsum and mulches in mine site rehabilitation: short-term effects on surface soil stability and plant growth', International Conference on Mine Closure 2010, ed. Andy Fourie, Mark Tibbett, Jacques Wiertz, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 377-386.
  • Drake, J, Greene, R, Macdonald, B et al 2010, 'A review of landscape rehabilitation frameworks ecosystem engineering for mine closure', International Conference on Mine Closure 2010, ed. Andy Fourie, Mark Tibbett, Jacques Wiertz, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 241-249.
  • Greene, R, Gatehouse, R, Scott, K et al 2001, 'Symposium report: Aeolian dust - Implications for Australian mineral exploration and environmental management', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 1-6.
  • Wong, V, Greene, R, Dalal, R et al 2010, 'Soil carbon dynamics in saline and sodic soils: a review', Soil Use and Management, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 2-11.
  • Karlson, L, Greene, R, Reilly, R et al 2010, 'Application of IBA and Refined Sample Preparation Techniques to the study of Aeolian Dust Samples from Northwest Australia', AINSE Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis (NCTA 2009), ed. Conference Program Committee, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE), Sydney Australia, pp. 1-4.
  • Drake, J, Fitzsimons, L, Macdonald, B et al 2010, 'Method for water extractable phosphorous in saline-sodic soils', World Congress of Soil Science 2010, ed. R.J. Gilkes and N. Prakongkep, Conference Organising Committee, Brisbane Australia, pp. 149-152.
  • Cattle, S, Greene, R & McPherson, A 2009, 'The role of climate and local regolith-landscape processes in determining the pedological characteristics of æolian dust deposits across south-eastern Australia', Quaternary International, vol. 209, no. 1-2, pp. 95-106.
  • Greene, R, Cattle, S & McPherson, A 2009, 'Role of eolian dust deposits in landscape development and soil degradation in southeastern Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 56, pp. S55-S65.
  • Wong, V, Dalal, R & Greene, R 2009, 'Carbon dynamics of sodic and saline soils following gypsum and organic material additions: A laboratory incubation', Applied Soil Ecology, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 29-40.
  • Wong, V, Murphy, B, Koen, T et al 2008, 'Soil organic carbon stocks in saline and sodic landscapes', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 46, pp. 378-389.
  • Wong, V, Dalal, R & Greene, R 2008, 'Salinity and sodicity effects on respiration and microbial biomass of soil', Biology and Fertility of Soils, vol. 44, pp. 943-953.
  • Turner, M, Greene, R, Knackstedt, M et al 2008, 'Use of gamma emission computed tomography to study the effect of electrolyte concentration on regions of preferred flow and hydraulic conductivity in deep regolith materials', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 46, pp. 101-111.
  • Drewry, J, Newham, L & Greene, R 2007, 'An Index-Based Modelling Approach to Evaluate Nutrient Loss Risk at Catchment-Scales', International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM 2007), ed. Les Oxley & Don Kulasiri, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc., New Zealand, pp. 2326-2332.
  • Tate, S, Greene, R, Scott, K et al 2007, 'Recognition and characterisation of the aeolian component in soils in the Girilambone Region, north western New South Wales, Australia', Catena, vol. 69, pp. 122-133.
  • Wong, V, Greene, R, Murphy, B et al 2006, 'The effects of salinity and sodicity on soil organic carbon stocks and fluxes: an overview', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 367-371.
  • Greene, R, Joeckel, R & Mason, J 2006, 'Dry saline lakebeds as potential source areas of aeolian dust: studies from the Central Great Plains of the USA and SE Australia', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 113-117.
  • Drewry, J, Newham, L, Greene, R et al 2006, 'A review of nitrogen and phosphorus export to waterways: context for catchment modelling', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 57, pp. 757-74.
  • Drewry, J, Greene, R, Newham, L et al 2005, 'The role of soil regolith properties, river suspended sediment and nutrient concentrations during storm events in the Moruya and Tuross Catchments, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 78-82.
  • Green, W, Greene, R & Scott, K 2005, 'Indications of local sources of modern dust in NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 117-119.
  • Wong, V, Greene, R, Murphy, B et al 2005, 'Decomposition of added organic material in salt-affected soils', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 333-337.
  • Bennett, J, Greene, R & Murphy, B 2005, 'Development of a laboratory test for responsiveness of sodic soil stability to ameliorants: lime (CaCo3), gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O) and lime/gypsum combinations.', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 27-31.
  • Cattle, S, Greene, R & McPherson, A 2005, 'Aeolian dust deposition in south eastern Australia: impacts on slainity and erosion', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 38-42.
  • Drewry, J, Newham, L, Greene, R et al 2005, 'An approach to assess and manage nutrient loads in two coastal catchments of the Eurobodalla region, NSW, Australia', International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM 2005), ed. Andre Zerger and Robert M. Argent, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc., Canberra, pp. 2658-.
  • Greene, R, McPherson, A, Eldridge, D et al 2004, 'Recent aeolian dust activity in Australia: Implications of land management for dust sources and their control', Wind-blown dust workshop the emission, transportation and impacts of wind-blown dust from soil erosion: modelling and observation, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 57-63.
  • Greene, R & Hairsine, P 2004, 'Elementary processes of soil-water interaction and thresholds in soil surface dynamics: A review', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 29, pp. 1077-1091.
  • Tate, S, Greene, R & Scott, K 2004, 'Recognition, characterisation, and implications of aeolian deposits in the Girilambone Regolith, NSW', Wind-blown dust workshop the emission, transportation and impacts of wind-blown dust from soil erosion: modelling and observation, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 64-69.
  • Wong, V, Greene, R, Murphy, B et al 2004, 'Carbon dynamics in salt-affected soils', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 407-410.
  • Tate, S, Greene, R, Scott, K et al 2004, 'The Aeolian input to the Girilambone regolith-implications for exploration', Exploration Field Workshop Cobar Region 2004, ed. K.G. McQueen and K.M. Scott, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 94-100.
  • Somerville, P, Greene, R, Beavis, S et al 2004, 'The contribution of mineral weathering to stream salinity in the Boorowa River, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 340-344.
  • Anderson, F, Wood, J, Greene, R et al 2004, 'The role of time control grazed pastures in farming systems', Annual Conference of the Grasslands Society of NSW 2004, ed. SP Boschma and GM Lodge, Grassland Society of NSW Inc., Orange.
  • Little, S, Hocking, P & Greene, R 2004, 'A preliminary study of the role of cover crops in improving soil fertility and yield for potato production', Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 471-494.
  • Greene, R 2004, Regolith architecture and geochemistry of the Byrock area of the Girilambone Region, North-Western Lachlan Foldbelt, CRC LEME.
  • Mays, M, Nettleton, W, Greene, R et al 2003, 'Dispersibility of glacial loess in particle size analysis, USA.', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 41, pp. 229-244.
  • Mason, J, Jacobs, P, Greene, R et al 2003, 'Sedimentary aggregates in the Peoria Loess of Nebraska, USA', Catena, vol. 53, pp. 377-397.
  • Tate, S, Greene, R, Scott, K et al 2003, 'Characterisation of Regolith materials in the Girilambone Region, north-western Lachlan Fold Belt, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2003, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Australia, pp. 399-405.
  • Roberts, L, Wilford, J, Field, J et al 2003, 'High-resolution ground based gamma-ray spectrometry and electromagnetics to assess regolith properties, Boorowa, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2003, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Australia, pp. 352-357.
  • Greene, R 2002, 'Hard Setting Soils', in Ratten Lal (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York USA, pp. 640-642pp.
  • Greene, R, Eggleton, R & Rengasamy, P 2002, 'Relationships between clay mineralogy and the hardsetting properties of soils in the Carnarvon horticultural district of Western Australia', Applied Clay Science, vol. 20, pp. 211-223.
  • Greene, R, Eggleton, R, Nettleton, W et al 2002, 'Stability of Clay Microaggregates in Aeolian Sediments', Regolith and Landscapes in Eastern Australia Conference 2002, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 37-39.
  • Valzano, F, Greene, R, Murphy, B et al 2001, 'Effects of gypsum and stubble retention on the chemical and physical properties of a sodic grey Vertosol in western Victoria', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1333-1347.
  • Valzano, F, Murphy, B & Greene, R 2001, 'The long-term effects of lime (CaCO3), gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O), and tillage on the physical and chemical properties of a sodic red-brown earth', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1307-1331.
  • Greene, R, Valentin, C & Esteves, M 2001, 'Runoff and Erosion Processes', in David J. Tongway, Christian Valentin, Josiane Seghieri (ed.), Banded Vegetation Patterning in Arid and Semiarid Environments, Springer, New York, pp. 52-76.
  • Wilson, C, Herron, N, Greene, R et al 2000, 'Geomorphic controls on the physical and hydrologic properties of soils in a valley floor', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 25, pp. 1161-1179.