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Professor of Hydrogeology, Flinders University

Adrian Werner is a Professor of Hydrogeology at Flinders University. After completing a Civil Engineering Degree at Central Queensland University in 1992, he worked for the Queensland State Government until 2006 on water resources projects, specialising in surface and subsurface hydrology. Adrian completed a Ph.D. at the University of Queensland in 2004 on the topic of coastal aquifer hydrodynamics, and holds Associate Editor positions with the Journal of Hydrology (since 2007) and Advances in Water Resources (since 2012). Adrian is an active member of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.

Adrian holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship on the topic of Coastal Hydrogeology, through which he is exploring a range of research questions relating to the occurrence of fresh groundwater in coastal settings. His other research interests include surface water-groundwater interaction, water resources management, and other groundwater-related topics.


  • –present
    Professor, Flinders University