Recent publications


  • Raiber, M., Webb, J.A., Cendón, D.I., White, P.A., Cox, M.E. and Jacobsen, G.E. 2015. Environmental tracers meet 3D geological modelling: Conceptualising recharge and structurally-controlled aquifer connectivity in the basalt plains of south-western Victoria, Australia. Journal of Hydrology, 527, 262-280.
  • Dean, J.F., Webb, J.A., Jacobsen, G., Chisari, R. and Dresel, P.E., 2015. A groundwater recharge perspective on locating tree plantations within low-rainfall catchments to limit water resource losses. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 19, 1107-1123.
  • Adelana, M., Dresel, E., Hekmeijer, P., Zydor, H., Webb, J.A, Reynolds, M. and Ryan, M., 2015. A comparison of streamflow, salt and water balances in adjacent farmland and forest catchments in south-western Victoria, Australia. Hydrological Processes 29, 1630-1643.
  • Dean, J.F., Webb, J.A., Jacobsen, G., Chisari, R., and Dresel, P.E., 2014. Biomass uptake and fire as controls on groundwater solute evolution on a Southeast Australian granite: aboriginal land management hypothesis. Biogeosciences, 11, 4099–4114.
  • Camporese, M., Daly, E., Dresel, P.E., Webb, J.A., 2014. Simplified modeling of catchment-scale evapotranspiration via boundary condition switching. Advances in Water Resources, 69, 95-105.
  • Gill, B.C., Webb, J.A., Wilkinson, R. and Cherry, D., 2014. Irrigator response to groundwater resource management plans in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Hydrology 518, 83–93.
  • Yihdego, Y., Webb, J.A., 2013. An empirical water budget model as a tool to identify the impact of land-use change on stream flow in southeastern Australia.  Water Resources Management, 27, 4941-4958.
  • Yihdego, Y. and Webb, J. A., 2011. Modeling of bore hydrographs to determine the impact of climate and land use change in a temperate subhumid region of southeastern Australia. Hydrogeology Journal, 19, 877-887.  
  • Raiber, M., Webb, J.A. and Bennetts, D., 2009. Strontium isotopes as tracers to delineate aquifer interactions and groundwater salinisation in the basalt plains of southeastern Australia. Journal of Hydrology, 367, 188-199.
  • Edwards, M.D. and Webb, J.A., 2009. The importance of unsaturated zone biogeochemical processes in determining groundwater composition, southeastern Australia. Hydrogeology Journal, 17, 1359-1374
  • Bennetts, D.A., Webb, J.A., McCaskill, M. and Zollinger, R., 2007. Dryland salinity processes within the discharge zone of a local groundwater system, Southeastern Australia. Hydrogeology Journal, 15, 1197-1210.
  • Tweed, S.O., Leblanc, M., Webb, J.A. and Lubczynski, M.W., 2006. Remote sensing and GIS for mapping groundwater recharge and discharge areas in salinity prone catchments, southeast Australia. Hydrogeology Journal 15, 75-96.
  • Bennetts, D.A., Webb, J.A., Stone, D.J.M. and Hill, D.M., 2006. Understanding the salinisation process for groundwater in an area of south-eastern Australia, using hydrochemical and isotopic evidence. Journal of Hydrology, 323, 178-192.

Acid mine drainage and Acid sulphate soils  

  • Kappen, P. and Webb, J.A., 2013. An EXAFS study of arsenic bonding on amorphous aluminium hydroxide. Applied Geochemistry 31, 79–83.
  • Glover, F., Whitworth, K.., Kappen, P., Baldwin, D., Rees, G., Webb, J., Silvester, E., 2011. Acidification and buffering mechanisms in acid sulfate soil (ASS) wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Environmental Science and Technology, 45, 2591–2597. 
  • Santomartino, S.L. and Webb, J.A., 2007. Estimating the longevity of limestone drains in treating acid mine drainage containing high concentrations of iron. Applied Geochemistry, 22, 2344-2361.
  • McDonald, D. M., Webb, J. A. and Taylor, J. 2006. Chemical stability of acid rock drainage treatment sludge and implications for sludge management. Environmental Science and Technology, 40(6), 1984-1990.

Geomorphology and landscape evolution (including karst)  

  • Lipar, M., Webb, J.A., White, S.Q. and Grimes, K.G., 2015. The genesis of solution pipes: evidence from the Middle – Late Pleistocene Bridgewater Formation calcarenite, southeastern Australia. Geomorphology, 246, 90–103.
  • Lipar, M, and. Webb, J.A., 2015. The formation of the pinnacle karst in Pleistocene aeolian calcarenites (Tamala Limestone) in southwestern Australia. Earth Sciences Reviews, 140, 182–202.
  • White, S. and Webb, J., 2015. The influence of tectonics on flank margin cave formation on a passive continental margin: Naracoorte, southeastern Australia.  Geomorphology 229, 58-72
  • Burnett, S., Webb, J.A. and White, S., 2013. Shallow caves and blowholes on the Nullarbor Plain, Australia - flank margin caves on a low gradient limestone platform. Geomorphology, 201, 246-253.
  • Webb, J.A., Gardner, T.W., Kapostasy, D., Bremar, K.A. and Fabel, D., 2011. Mountain building along a passive margin: Late Neogene tectonism in southeastern Victoria, Australia. Geomorphology 125, 253-262.
  • Webb, J.A., Grimes, K.G. and Lewis, I., 2010. Volcanogenic origin of cenotes near Mt Gambier, Southeastern Australia. Geomorphology 119, 23–35.
  • Gardner, T., Webb, J.A., Pezzia, C., Amborn, T., Tunnell, R., Flanagan, S., Kapostasy, D., Merritts, D., Marshall, J., Fabel, D and Cupper, D., 2009. Episodic intraplate deformation of stable continental margins: evidence from Late Neogene and Quaternary marine terraces, Cape Liptrap, southeastern Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28, 39-53.
  • Raiber, M. and Webb, J.A., 2008. Development of the Streatham Deep Lead System in Western Victoria: Implications for Tertiary tectonism and landscape evolution. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 55, 493-508.
  • Webb, J.A. and James, J.M., 2006. Karst evolution of the Nullarbor Plain, Australia. In Harmon, R.S. and Wicks, C.M. (eds), Karst geomorphology, hydrology and geochemistry - a tribute volume to Derek C. Ford and William B. White. Geological Society of America Special Paper 404, 65-78.
  • Gardner, T.W., Webb, J.A., Davis, A.G., Cassell, E.J., Pezzia, C., Merritts, D.J. and Smith, B., 2006. Late Pleistocene landscape response to climate change: eolian and alluvial fan deposition, southeastern Victoria, Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25, 1552-1569.
  • Paine, M., Bennetts, D.A., Webb, J.A., and Morand, V., 2004. Nature and extent of Pliocene strandlines in southwestern Victoria and their application to late Neogene tectonics. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51, 407-422.
  • Joyce, E.B., Webb, J.A., and others, 2003. Chapter 18 - Geomorphology. In Birch, W. (ed.), Geology of Victoria. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 23, 533-561.