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A/PROF JEFFREY WALKER

Positions

  • Soil moisture modelling
  • Soil moisture measurement
  • Satellite remote sensing
  • Airborne remote sensing
  • Data assimilation

Overview

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  • Jeff Walker is a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University.

    Prof Walker is also an Honorary Principal Fellow in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at The University of Melbourne.

       

Affiliation

Member of

  • ISSM Working Group. Member of International Satellite Soil Moisture Working Group 2006 - 2012
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences 2005 - 2012
  • RSDA PUB Working Group. Member of Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation Prediction in Ungaged Basins Working Group 2005 - 2012
  • American Geophysical Union. Member of American Geophysical Union 1997 - 2012

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2008: J. Walker and I. Davenport, 'Towards improved soil moisture retrieval by LiDAR measurement of microwave properties of vegetation and development of a data assimilation framework', Joint Research Project with the University of Reading, UK and University of Melbourne, $10K   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, The University of Newcastle 2000
  • BEng (Hons), The University of Newcastle 1996
  • BSurv (Hons), The University of Newcastle 1996

Awards and honors

  • Anton Hales Medal in the Earth Sciences, Australian Academy of Science, 2009
  • Best Paper Award, Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 2006
  • University Medal, The University of Newcastle, 1995