Dr Sara Beavis

Senior Lecturer
  • Griffin, C, Ellis, D, Beavis, S et al 2013, 'Coastal resources, livelihoods and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia', Ocean and Coastal Management, vol. 71, pp. 176-186.
  • Benham, C, Hussey, K & Beavis, S 2012, 'The Social Network: collaborative water governance in the Upper Murrumbidgee catchment, South-Eastern Australia', Water and Climate: Policy Implementation Challenges. Practical Responses to Climate Change 2012, Engineers Australia, Canberrra, Australia, pp. 1-10.
  • Beavis, S & Beckmann, E 2012, 'Designing, implementing and evaluating a consultancy approach to teaching environmental management to undergraduates, International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 71-92.
  • Jasonsmith, J, Macdonald, B, McPhail, D et al 2011, 'Salinisation processes in a sub-catchment of Wybong Creek, Hunter Valley, Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 177-193.
  • Jasonsmith, J, Macdonald, B, McPhail, D et al 2009, 'Why is Wybong Creek salty?', Groundwater in the Sydney Basin Symposium, ed. W.A. Milne Home, Conference Organising Committee, Sydney.
  • Beavis, S, Welch, S, Higgins, A et al 2008, 'Salt cycling in bottom sediments of a salt disposal basin, Loveday Lagoon, South Australia: implications for management under drought or a changing climate', International Salinity Forum 2008, Conference Organising Committee, Adelaide, pp. 1-4.
  • Beavis, S & Ellis, D 2008, 'Surface-groundwater interactions in a high-value irrigated upland catchment: the Upper Lachlan, NSW, Australia', International Association of Hydrogeologists Conference 2008, Conference Organising Committee, Japan, pp. 478-486.
  • Biswas, F, Macdonald, B, Beavis, S et al 2008, 'Salinity discharge and water salt balance of the Wybong Catchment in the Hunter Valley', International Salinity Forum 2008, Conference Organising Committee, Adelaide, pp. 1-4.
  • Beavis, S, Welch, S & Higgins, A 2008, 'Effects of inundation and dissication on salt cycling in a saline disposal basin, Loveday Lagoon, South Australia', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Pergamon Press, United Kingdom, pp. A63.
  • Mikkelson, N, Ellis, D & Beavis, S 2008, 'Mobility of Surface Water Contaminants Entering a Coastal Aquifer System: Implications of Variable pH on Choice of Suitable Tracer(s)', Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting 2008, Conference Organising Committee, Cairns.
  • Welch, S, Kirste, D, Christy, A et al 2008, 'Jarosite reactivity and trace metal geochemistry in acid sulfate soils', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Pergamon Press, United Kingdom, pp. A1013.
  • Welch, S, Kirste, D, Christy, A et al 2008, 'Jarosite dissolution II - Reaction kinetics, stoichiometry and acid flux', Chemical Geology, vol. 254, no. 1-2, pp. 73-86.
  • Welch, S, Christy, A, Kirste, D et al 2007, 'Jarosite dissolution I - Trace cation flux in acid sulfate soils', Chemical Geology, vol. 245, pp. 183-197.
  • Somerville, P, White, I, Macdonald, B et al 2006, 'Groundwater and stream water interactions in Widden Brook, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW: II', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 326-329.
  • Mikkelson, N, Ellis, D, Beavis, S et al 2006, 'The geochemistry of a coastal aquifer system: Merimbula, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 244-248.
  • Isaacson, L, Kirste, D, Welch, S et al 2006, 'Acid groundwater dynamics in an ASS backswamp, Mays Swamp, Kempsey NSW', Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2006, AESC, Geological Society of Australia, Melbourne.
  • Welch, S, Yates, G, Higgins, A et al 2006, 'Experimental Results on Sulfur and Salt Flux From an Inland Sulfidic System - The Loveday Basin', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 358-362.
  • Wallace, L, Welch, S, McPhail, D et al 2006, 'Preliminary Rates of Sulfide Oxidation under Circum-Neutral and Acidic Conditions: Loveday Basin, Lower Murray Floodplains, South Australia', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 355-357.
  • Tynan, S, Opdyke, B, Ellis, D et al 2006, 'Interpreting the Trace Element Ratios of Freshwater Bivalve Shells and their application to understand environmental variability', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 350-354.
  • Higgins, A, Beavis, S, Kirste, D et al 2006, 'Physicochemical Properties of Sediments: Loveday Disposal Basin, South Australia', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 139-143.
  • Isaacson, L, Kirste, D, Beavis, S et al 2006, 'Controls of acid, salt and metal distribution at a coastal acid sulfate soils site', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 166-170.
  • Beavis, S, Welch, S & Kirste, D 2006, 'The relationship between soil physical properties and chemical fluxes, Loveday Lagoon', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 23-25.
  • Beavis, S, Welch, S, Beavis, F et al 2006, 'The relationship between wetting and drying cycles and pedal structure, fabric and mineralogy at Loveday Lagoon', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2006, ed. RW Fitzpatrick and P Shand, CRC LEME, Bentley, Western Australia, pp. 18-22.
  • Beavis, S, Welch, S, Kirste, D et al 2006, 'Physical, geochemical and biological controls of S redox chemistry in an inland salt disposal basin', Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2006, AESC, Geological Society of Australia, Melbourne.
  • Welch, S, Somerville, P, Kirste, D et al 2006, 'Mineralogical and hydrological controls of acid, salt and metal geochemistry at a coastal acid sulfate soils site', National Soils Conference (ASSSI-ASPAC-ACMS 2006), Unknown, unknown.
  • Beavis, S, Yates, G, Higgins, A et al 2006, 'Physical, Chemical and Biological Controls on salt and sulfur geochemistry in an inland saline disposal basin', National Soils Conference (ASSSI-ASPAC-ACMS 2006), Unknown, unknown.
  • Tynan, S, Opdyke, B, Ellis, D et al 2006, 'A history of heavy metal pollution recorded in the shell of Mytilus edulis', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006, ed. Conference Program Committee, Elsevier, United Kingdom.
  • Beavis, S, Somerville, P, Isaacson, L et al 2006, 'Sources, sinks and fluxes of acidity in a coastal acid sulfate soils site', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006, ed. Conference Program Committee, Elsevier, United Kingdom, pp. A43.
  • Wallace, L, McPhail, D, Welch, S et al 2006, 'Spatial heterogeneity of S and C stores in an inland acid sulfate soil', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006, ed. Conference Program Committee, Elsevier, United Kingdom, pp. A683.
  • Somerville, P, White, I, Beavis, S et al 2006, 'Groundwater and stream water interactions in Widden Brook, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006, ed. Conference Program Committee, Elsevier, United Kingdom, pp. A602.
  • Welch, S, Kirste, D, Beavis, S et al 2006, 'Geochemistry of sulfur in an inland acid sulfate soil system', V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006, ed. Conference Program Committee, Elsevier, United Kingdom, pp. A695.
  • Welch, S, Beavis, S, Kirste, D et al 2005, 'The Loveday Basin: Salinity, acidity, water chemistry, isotope geochemistry, mineralogy, biology and squishy mud', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 329-332.
  • Dyball, R, Beavis, S & Kaufman, S 2005, 'Complex Adaptive Systems: Constructing Mental Models', in Meg Keen, Valerie A. Brown, Rob Dyball (ed.), Social Learning in Environmental Management: Towards a sustainable future, Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, pp. 41-59.
  • Beavis, S, Beavis, F, Somerville, P et al 2005, 'Spatial and temporal variability of acidity at a coastal acid sulfate soil site II: A time for change', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 22-26.
  • Somerville, P, White, I, Beavis, S et al 2005, 'Groundwater and stream interactions in Widden Brook, upper Hunter Valley, NSW - Preliminary results', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 294-298.
  • Wallace, L, Welch, S, Kirste, D et al 2005, 'Characteristics of inland acid sulfate soils of the Lower Murray floodplains, South Australia', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 326-328.
  • Beavis, F, Beavis, S, Kirste, D et al 2005, 'Experimental determination of acid and sulfur fluxes in an inland acid sulfate soil system', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2005, ed. Ian C Roach, CRC LEME, Bentley, WA, pp. 13-16.
  • Beavis, S 2005, 'Biophysical impacts of recreational horse riding in multi-use national parks and reserves', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 12, pp. 109-116.
  • Beavis, S 2005, 'The provision of environmental flows in Australia - a State by State review', Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2005, ed. Rob Vertessy, Ross Knee, Engineers Media Pty Ltd, Canberra.
  • Beavis, S 2005, 'Sustainable education in water resources management - linking undergraduate learning, research and community needs', Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2005, ed. Rob Vertessy, Ross Knee, Engineers Media Pty Ltd, Canberra.
  • Beavis, S 2004, 'Closing the rural-urban divide: the use of urban greenwaste in productive rural systems', International Conference on organic recycling, Unknown, unknown.
  • Somerville, P, Beavis, S & Welch, S 2004, 'Spatial and temporal variability of acidity at a coastal acid sulfate soil site', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 335-339.
  • Welch, S, Beavis, S & Somerville, P 2004, 'Biogeochemistry at Lake Tyrrell', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 391-393.
  • 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.
  • Kehoe, M, Beavis, S & Welch, S 2004, 'Investigating the role of biotic versus abiotic processes in the generation of acid sulfate soils in coastal NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 171-174.
  • Wallace, L, Welch, S, Beavis, S et al 2004, 'Trace Metal partitioning in acid sulfate soils, Mayes Swamp, Kempsey, NSW', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia 2004, ed. Ian C. Roach, CRC LEME, Perth, W.A, pp. 385-390.
  • Beavis, S 2004, 'Creating an open system in resource management: a study of waste minimisation in the prison system', Australian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 150-155.
  • Beavis, S 2003, 'Managing complex systems: the challenges for local government', Water Law and Policy Conference, Unknown, unknown.
  • Schreider, S, Jakeman, A, Letcher, R et al 2002, 'Detecting changes in streamflow response to changes in non-climatic conditions: farm dam development in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 262, no. 1-4, pp. 84-98.
  • Lewis, B & Beavis, S 2001, 'Licensing of aquaculture developments in Victoria', Australian Stream Management Conference 2001, ed. I. Rutherford, F. Sheldon, G. Brierley, C. Kenyon, Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology, Melbourne, pp. 373-377.
  • Beavis, S & Lewis, B 2001, 'The impact of farm dams on the management of water resources within the context of total catchment management', Australian Stream Management Conference 2001, ed. I. Rutherford, F. Sheldon, G. Brierley, C. Kenyon, Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology, Melbourne, pp. 617-624.
  • Heath, L, Beavis, S & White, I 2001, 'Hydrological modelling of coastal catchments with acid sulfate soils', International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM 2001), ed. Ghassemi, F. et. al, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc., Canberra, pp. 227-232.
  • Beavis, S 2000, 'Structural controls on the orientation of erosion gullies in mid-western New South Wales, Australia', Geomorphology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 59-72.
  • Zhang, L & Beavis, S 1999, 'Development of a spatial database for large scale catchment management: geology, soils and landuse in the Namoi Basin, Australia.', Environment International, vol. 25, no. 6/7, pp. 853-860.
  • Beavis, S, Jakeman, A, Zhang, L et al 1999, 'Erosional History Of The Warrah Catchment, New South Wales', Hydrological Processes, vol. 13, pp. 753-761.
  • Crapper, P, Beavis, S & Zhang, L 1999, 'The relationship between climate and streamflow in the Namoi Catchment', Environment International, vol. 25, no. 6/7, pp. 827-839.