Associate Professor Luke Mosley

Associate Professor Luke Mosley
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 Telephone +61 8 8313 5453
 Mobile +61 4 2810 3563
 Location Floor/Room 1 05 ,  John Davies ,   Waite
  • Biography/ Background

    Luke is an environmental scientist with over 15 years experience in academia and government. The overarching aim of his research is to understand and solve complex environmental problems across multi-disciplinary boundaries (water, soil, ecology, climate). Previously he was a Principal Scientist (Water Quality) at the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) South Australia where he won the 2011 Premier's Award for "Assessing and managing risks to water quality during extreme drought in the Lower River Murray and Lakes".Luke is part of the University's Acid Sulfate Soil Centre where he has several active projects and supervises several post-graduate students. He is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) and Vice President of the Soil Science Society of Australia (

    For more information on Luke's research, please visit his Researcher Profile page.

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesAgriculture & Farming, Environment
    ExpertiseWater quality;
    Acid sulfate soils;
    River Murray;
    Murray-Darling Basin;
    Basin Plan;
    Lower Lakes;
    Acid sulfate soils;
    Acid mine drainage;
    Dissolved oxygen.
    Notes2010 Winner SA Premier's Award 2011 for outstanding performance of an individual for 'Assessing and managing risks to water quality during extreme drought in the Lower River Murray and Lakes, South Australia';

    2011 Finalist Australian Water Association research merit awards for the 'Lower Lakes acid sulfate soil research program';

    2015 Winner Best Paper Award in the Australian Water Journal.

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Entry last updated: Sunday, 3 Oct 2021

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