Andrew Ireson

Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and the Global Institute for Water Security
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, College of Engineering
Honorary Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London

(306) 966-8020
andrew.ireson@usask.ca
http://homepage.usask.ca/~ani378/

Designations

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Master of Science in Hydrology for Environmental Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bath University

Research Interests

Modelling flow and transport in the hydrological cycle; methods to improve collection, analysis, and interpretation of integrated hydrological data; hydrological change in northern latitudes; groundwater resource management; groundwater quality and sustainable development of natural resources; Integrated hydrological-epidemiological research

Select Publications

  • Khan, A.E., Ireson, A.M., Kovats, S., Mojumder, S.K., Khusru, A., Rahman, A. and Vineis, P. (2011). Drinking Water Salinity and Maternal Health in Coastal Bangladesh: Potential Implications of Climate Change. Environment Health Perspectives, Accepted March 2011.
  • Hughes, A.G., Vounaki, T., Peach, D.W., Ireson, A.M., Jackson, C.R., Butler, A.P., Finch, J., and Wheater, H.S. (2011). Flood risk from groundwater in a Chalk catchment in southern England. Journal of Flood Risk Management. In press.
  • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P (2011). Controls on preferential recharge to Chalk aquifers. Journal of Hydrology. 398. 109-123.
  • Maraun, D., Wetterhall, F, Ireson, A.M., et al (2010). Precipitation downscaling under climate change. Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Reviews of Geophysics. 48(3).
  • Ireson, A. M., Mathias, S. A., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P. and Finch, J. (2009) A model for flow in the Chalk unsaturated zone incorporating progressive weathering. Journal of Hydrology. 365. 244-260.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.11.043
  • Jackson, B. M., Wheater, H. S., Wade, A. J., Butterfield, D., Mathias, S. A., Ireson, A. M., Butler, A. P., McIntyre, N. R. and Whitehead P.G. (2007). Catchment-scale modelling of flow and nutrient transport in the Chalk unsaturated zone. Ecological Modelling. 209(1). 41-52.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.07.005
  • Mathias, S. A., Butler, A.P., Ireson, A. M., Jackson, B. M., McIntyre, N, Wheater, H.S. (2007) Recent advances in modelling nitrate transport in the Chalk. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 40. 353-359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/1470-9236/07-022.
  • Ireson, A. M., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P., Mathias, S. A., Finch, J., and Cooper, J. D. (2006). Hydrological processes in the Chalk unsaturated zone – Insights from an intensive field monitoring programme. Journal of Hydrology. 330, 29-43.
  • Ireson, A. M., Makropoulos, C. and Maksimovic, C. (2006). Water Resources Modelling under Data Scarcity: Coupling MIKE BASIN and ASM Groundwater Model. Water Resources Management, 20, 567- 590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-006-3085-2
  • Ireson, A.M., Butler, A.P. and Mathias, S.A. (2009) Coupled flow, radionuclide transport and root growth in a soil column with a dynamic water table. Imperial College Report for the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Imperial/NRP 022, September 2009.
  • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) The effect of sorption on radionuclide uptake for different soil textures. Imperial College Report for the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Imperial/NRP 021, September 2009.
  • Ireson, A.M., Mathias, S.A. and Butler, A.P. (2009) A Preliminary Investigation into Upscaling Radionuclide Migration and Uptake in Vegetated Soils. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 020, August 2009.
  • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) A Review of Soil Bioturbation and Soil Development. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 018, August 2009.
  • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) Modelling plant root system development in response to soil water status: A review. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 017, August 2009.