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Knowledge and experience

  • Expert knowledge in nitrogen dynamics and management in the environment.

  • Expert knowledge in wastewater treatment systems
  • Expert knowledge in land treatment systems.

  • Expert knowledge in water quality restoration and catchment management.
  • Working knowledge in air, water and soil pollution/contamination.

  • University teaching and research in Soil and Earth Sciences.

  • Research and conference publications (Publications/Papers/Reports).

  • Expert witness.

  • Peer review of scientific research papers.

  • PhD (Soil Science, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand)
  • Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management Massey University Certificate Holder

 Brief work outputs:

  • Evaluation of soil zinc and copper extraction methods (five methods) against plant available zinc and copper.

  • Aggregate stability in cropping soils.

  • Determination of sustainable dairy factory and sewage effluent loading rates under pasture and forest respectively.

  • Referee (in the field of water and soil quality and waste application to land) for acceptance of scientific research papers for publications by research publications.

  • Developed a 100 page training manual in Sewage Wastewater Management under the Resource Management Act
  • Developed a 100 page workshop manual in Farm Nutrient Management under the Resource Management Act
  • Developed an exclusive 100 page workshop manual in Nitrogen in the Environment