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Mr James Bennett

Senior Research Scientist - Water Forecasting

https://people.csiro.au/B/J/James-Bennett

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PRIVATE BAG 10
CLAYTON SOUTH VIC 3169 AUSTRALIA

Biography

James is part of CSIRO's water forecasting team, where he develops methods and numerical models to forecast streamflows from hours to months in advance. James has a particular interest in quantifying forecast uncertainty in ensemble streamflow forecasts. James comes from a consulting background, where he worked on diverse tasks including design flood studies, river system modelling, hydropower yield modelling, and long-range climate change impacts on streamflows.

Fields of Research

Achievements and Awards

  • -2010

    Entura Award
    Entura

  • -2012

    CSIRO Land and Water Award
    CSIRO

  • -2012

    Tasmanian State Emergency Service Resilience Award
    Tasmanian State Emergency Services

  • -2013

    Highly commended: NCCARF 2013 Climate Adaptation Champions
    NCCARF

  • -2016

    CSIRO Medal for Impact from Science
    CSIRO

  • -2016

    Best overall oral paper award - Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium
    Engineers Australia