Dr Lucy Reading

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Faculty of Science,
School of Biology & Environmental Science

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Science,
School of Biology & Environmental Science


groundwater, recharge, soil chemistry, soil hydraulic properties, modelling


Environmental Science and Management, Soil Sciences, Geology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations


Teaching discipline: Environmental Systems   Teaching areas

  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Groundwater management

Supervision: Mandana Shaygan (PhD, The University of Queensland), completed May 2016 “Evaluating the leaching of salt affected soils for the purpose of reclamation and revegetation”; Warren Finch (Masters, The University of Queensland), completed July 2017 "Groundwater Recharge in the Surat Basin"; Atika Januarisya (Masters, Queensland University of Technology), completed Sept 2016; "Sodium Impacts of Three Queensland Soils under CSG Water Irrigation"; Bruce Napier (Masters, Queensland University of Technology), completed January 2017 "An Integrated Hydrological and Hydrochemical Study of Surface and Groundwaters in the Bungawalbin Creek Catchment, Northeast NSW, Australia"; Jim Yaxley (PhD, QUT), commenced April 2016 "Groundwater Nitrate Attenuation in a Wet Tropical Catchment"; Rezaul Karim (PhD, QUT), commenced May 2017 "Investigation of Nutrient and Pesticide Loss to the Groundwater in the Wet Tropics "; Jim Stanley (Masters, QUT), commenced July 2017 "Groundwater Chemistry and Microbiology in a Wet-Tropics Sugarcane Catchment, Northern Queensland"; Lisa Gurieff (PhD, QUT), commenced December 2017 "An Integrated Approach to Characterising the Groundwater Flow and Water Footprint at Tamborine Mountain"; Laura Bellis (PhD, QUT), commenced July 2019 "Quantifying Evapotranspiration from Terrestrial Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems"; Sabrina Catania (Masters, QUT), commenced April 2020 "Hydrogeochemical evolution and quality assessment of groundwater within a basalt aquifer system, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland"


Selected publications

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