Dr Russell Crosbie

Groundwater Hydrologist

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Dr Crosbie is a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO and is currently the Team Leader of the Regional Scale Groundwater Analysis team and the Groundwater Modelling Discipline Leader in the Bioregional Assessment Programme. Throughout his research career he has worked in several areas including water resources, climate change, salinity and water in the resources sector. This has involved working on high profile projects such as Sustainable Yields Projects (MDB, Northern Australia and Tasmania), the Water Information Research and Development Alliance (WIRADA) and the Bioregional Assessments Programme (BA). He is best known for his expertise in estimating groundwater recharge. He is the author (or co-author) of over 100 scientific publications.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2004

    University of Newcastle

  • 1999

    Grad. Dip. Eng. (Hydrology and Water Resources)
    University of Adelaide

  • 1998

    B. Eng. (Hons, Environmental)
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Achievements and Awards

  • 2016-2016

    Impact from Science

  • 2008-2008

    Chairman's Medal


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