Publications

Most of my publications are listed on Google.  Recent publications are listed below, most with links to abstracts or full papers.  Also check my profile on Research Gate.

Books

Book CoverLadson, A. R. (2008) Hydrology: An Australian Introduction. Oxford University Press

Walsh C. J., Leonard A. W., Ladson A. R., and Fletcher T. D. (2004). ‘Urban Stormwater and the Ecology of Streams.’ CRC for Freshwater Ecology and CRC for Catchment Hydrology (Melbourne). ISBN 0-9751642-03. (link to pdf) (article on researchgate)

Book chapters

Ladson, A. R. and Nathan, R. J. (2016) Runoff Generation.  Chapter 2 Book 4  In: Ball J, Babister M, Nathan R, Weeks W, Weinmann E, Retallick M, Testoni I, (Editors) Australian Rainfall and Runoff: A Guide to Flood Estimation, Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). book.arr.org.au

Ladson, A. R. (2016) The urban hydrologic cycle.  Chapter 2, Book 9 In: Ball J, Babister M, Nathan R, Weeks W, Weinmann E, Retallick M, Testoni I, (Editors) Australian Rainfall and Runoff: A Guide to Flood Estimation, Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). book.arr.org.au

Magyar, M. I. and Ladson, A. R. (2015) Chemical quality of rainwater in rain tanks.  In:  Sharma, A., Begbie, D. and Gardner, T., Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply IWA publishing (link to chapter) (book details)

Burns, M.J., Ladson, A. R. and Fletcher, T. D. (2015) Impact of rainwater tanks on urban hydrology and stormwater quality. In:  Sharma, A., Begbie, D. and Gardner, T. Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply IWA publishing (details)

Magyar, M. I., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2011) Sediment transport in rainwater tanks and implications for water quality.  In: Manning, A. J. Sediment in aquatic environments. In Tech. pp. 65-88. ISBN 978-953-307-327-9 

Ladson, A. R. (2009) Adaptive management of environmental flows – 10 years on. In: Allen, C. and Stankey, G. (eds.). Adaptive Environmental Management: A practitioner’s guide. Springer. pp. 261-274. (abstractpage 1)

Rutherfurd, I. D., Anderson, B. and Ladson, A. R. (2007) Managing the effects of riparian vegetation on flooding. In: Lovett, S. and Price, P (eds) Principles for riparian lands management. Land and Water Australia. Canberra. (chapter)

Ladson, A.R. and White, L.J., (2000) Monitoring Stream Condition in: Brizga, S.O. and Finlayson, B. L. (eds) River management: the Australasian experience. John Wiley and Sons. 265-286. (book at publisher’s website)

Moore, I.D., Grayson, R.B. and Ladson, A.R. (1991) Digital Terrain Modeling: A Review of Hydrological, Geomorphological and Biological Applications. in: Beven, K.J. and Moore, I.D. (eds) Terrain Analysis and Distributed Modelling in Hydrology. John Wiley and Sons, 1993.

Journal and conference papers

2016

Ladson, A. R. (2016) The State of Hydrologic Practice in Victoria, Australia. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  28 Nov – 2 Dec 2016, Queenstown, NZ. (paper) (presentation)

2015

Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D., Duncan, H. P., Hatt, B. E., Ladson, A. R. and Walsh, C. J. (2015) The performance of rainwater tanks for stormwater retention and water supply at the household scale: an empirical study. Hydrological Processes 29(1): 152-160. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10142. (abstract)

Kunapo, J., Lynch, Y., Burns, M., Fletcher, T., Ladson, A., Cunningham, L. and Pfleiderer, R. (2015) Development of an integrated climate adaptation model for the City of Melbourne: A strategic decision tool – presentation of framework and preliminary results.  2015 Stormwater Victorian Conference.  5th-7th May, 2015. (presentation)

2014

Burns, M., Fletcher, T., Walsh, C., Ladson, A. and Hatt, B. (2014) Flow-regime management at the urban land-parcel scale: a test of feasibility. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001002 (Mar. 21, 2014). (abstract)

Tilleard, J. W. and Ladson, A. R. (2014) An environmentally sensitive erosion control technique in the Mekong River Delta: 10 years on. Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference. G. Vietz and I. D. Rutherfurd, and Hughes, R. Townsville, Queensland, pp. 221-226. (link to paper)

Erskine, W. D., Ladson, A. R., Tilleard, J. W., and Cheetham, M. (2014) River management on a reach basis highlights lagged channel responses to multiple catchment disturbances: Yea and Murrindindi Rivers, Victoria.  In: Vietz, G., Rutherfurd, I. D., and Hughes, R. (editors).  Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference.  Townsville, Queensland. (link to paper)

Ladson, A. R. and Judd, D. A. (2014) A review of the effect of floodplain gravel mining on river stability.  In: Vietz, G., Rutherfurd, I. D., and Hughes, R. (editors).  Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference.  Townsville, Queensland, pp. 249-258. (link to paper) (conference website)

Burns, M., Fletcher, T., Walsh, C., Ladson, A. and Hatt, B. (2014) Flow-regime management at the urban land-parcel scale: a test of feasibility. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001002 (Mar. 21, 2014).

Burns, M. J., Walsh, C. J., Fletcher, T. D., Ladson, A. R. and Hatt, B. E. (2014) A landscape measure of urban stormwater runoff effects is a better predictor of stream condition than a suite of hydrologic factors.  Ecohydrology 10.1002/eco.1497 (link to abstract at journal)

Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D.,  Duncan, H. P., Hatt, B. E.,  Ladson, A. R., and Walsh, C. J.(2014) The performance of rainwater tanks for stormwater retention and water supply at the household scale: an empirical study.  Hydrological Processes (10.1002/hyp.10142)  (abstract) (paper)

Magyar, M. I., Ladson, A. R., Diaper, C., Mitchell, V. G. (2014) Influence of roofing materials and lead flashing on rainwater tank contamination by metals.  Australian Journal of Water Resources 18(1): 71-84.  (accepted paper) (abstract at informit)

Russell, K. and Ladson, A. and Tilleard J. W. (2014) Predicting sediment liberation, transport and fate following dam decommissioning.  Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Perth (paper).

2013

Ladson, A. R. and Tilleard, J. W. (2013) Reducing flood risk associated with basement drainage.   Australian Journal of Water Resources 17(1): 101-104 (final submission)

Ladson, A. R., Brown, R., Neal, B. and Nathan, R. (2013) A standard approach to baseflow separation using the Lyne and Hollick filter.  Australian Journal of Water Resources 17(1): 25-34. (final submission; abstract at Informit)

Ladson, A. R. (2013) Use of the 2-year, 6-hour rainfall in the design of erosion control works.  Australian Journal of Water Resources. 16(2):181-184. (authors proofs, abstract at Informit)

Ladson, AR, Lang, SM, Smart, GM, Anderson, BG and Rutherfurd, ID. (2013) Flow resistance in four rivers in Victoria, Australia. Australian Journal of Water Resources, 16(2):173-180. (authors proofs, abstract at Informit, blog post)

Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D., Walsh, C. J., Ladson, A. R. and Hatt, B. E.  (2013) Setting objectives for hydrologic restoration: from site-scale to catchment-scale.  Novatech 8th International Conference. (paper)

2012

Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D., Walsh, C. J., Ladson, A. R. and Hatt, B. E. (2012) Hydrologic shortcomings of conventional stormwater management and opportunities for reform.  Landscape and Urban Planning (2012) doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2011.12.012

Zavadil, E. A., Stewardson, M. J., Turner, M. E. and Ladson, A. R. (2012) An evaluation of surface flow-types as a rapid measure of channel morphology for the geomorphic component of river condition assessments.  Geomorphology 139-140:303-312 doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.10.034

Ladson, A. R., Herron, A. and Ramchurn, A. (2012) Predicting tides at Lakes Entrance as part of a flood warning system.  34rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  19-22 November. Sydney.  Engineers, Australia

Herron, A. and Ladson, A. R. (2012) Predicting flood heights in a complex lakes system.  34rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  19-22 November. Sydney.  Engineers, Australia

Woodman, A. B., Ramchurn, A., Ladson, A. R., Bond, N. and Reich, P. (2012) The impact of climate change on river health related hydrological indices.  Water and Climate Change: Policy Implementation Challenges: Practical Responses to Climate Change: National Conference 2012: 1-3 May, Canberra

Burns, M.J., Fletcher, T.D., Duncan, H.P., Ladson, A.R., Walsh, C.J., 2012. The stormwater retention performance of rainwater tanks at the land-parcel scale. In: Wong, T.H.F., McCarthy, D.T. (Eds.), 7th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, Melbourne, Australia

Urrutiaguer, M., Rossrakesh, S., Potter, M., Ladson, A. R. and Walsh, C. J. (2012) Using directly connected impervious mapping to inform stormwater management strategies.  7th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD 2012)

2011

Magyar, M., Ladson, A. R., Mitchell, V. G. and Diaper, C. (2011) The effect of rainwater tank design on outlet water quality. Australian Journal of Water Resources. 15(1):71-84

Walpole, L., Ladson, A. R. and Herron, A. G. (2011) Estimating lake level response to wind in the Gippsland Lakes. 33rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and IAHR World Congress. Brisbane 26 June -1 July 2011

Ladson, A. R., Hillemacher, M. A., Treadwell, S. A. (2011) Lake Wellington salinity: investigation of management options.  33rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and IAHR World Congress. Brisbane 26 June -1 July 2011

2010

Ladson, A. R. and Austin, K. (2010) Skills shortage in the water industry.  Journal of the Australian Water Association 37(6):74-81.

Sun, G. and Ladson, A. R. (2010) Kinetic modelling of the removal of seven common pollutants in subsurface flow constructed wetland. Wetland Science 8(4): 320-326.

Westra, S. Varley, I., Jordan, P., Nathan, R., Ladson, A., Sharma, A. and Hill, P. (2010) Author’s reply to discussion on “Addressing climatic non-stationarity in the assessment of flood risk”. Australian Journal of Water Resources 14(2):169-172.

Westra, S., Varley, I., Sharma, A.  Hill, P.Jordan, P., Nathan, R. and Ladson, A., (2010) Addressing climatic non-stationarity in the assessment of flood risk.  Australian Journal of Water Resources. 14(1): 1-16. (paper)

Burns, M. J., Fletcher, T. D. Hatt, B. E. Ladson, A. R. and Walsh, C. J. (2010) Can allotment scale rainwater harvesting manage urban flood risk and protect stream health?  Novatech Conference

2009

Walsh. C. J., Fletcher, T. D. and Ladson, A. R. (2009) Retention capacity: a metric to link stream ecology and stormwater management.  Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 14(4):399-406.

Ladson, A. R. and Austin, K. A. (2009) A skills shortage in the water industry. 32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Newcastle 29 Nov – 3 Dec.  Engineers Australia.

Mannik, R., Pexton, H., Kitson, and Ladson, A. R. (2009) Setting a vision for stream flow in 2030 in Melbourne Water’s management area.  32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Newcastle 29 Nov – 3 Dec.  Engineers Australia. (abstract) (paper)

Herron, A. Tewman, M., Ladson, A. and Treadwell, S. (2009) Managing to improve river health. 32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Newcastle 29 Nov – 3 Dec.  Engineers Australia. (abstract) (paper)

Zavadil, E. A., Stewardson, M. J., Ladson, A. R. and Rutherfurd, I. D. (2009) Advancing the geomorphic boundary criteria underpinning spatial scale hierarchies in biogeomorphology.  International Associate of Geomorphologists (IAG).  Geomorphology 2009. 7th International Conference on Geomorphology. 6-11 July 2009.

Magyar, M., Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2009) The effect of rainwater tank design on outlet water quality. Water Sensitive Urban Design 2009, Towards Water Sensitive Cities and Citizens. 5-8 May 2009, Perth, Western Australia.

Ladson, A. R. and Austin, K. A. (2009) On the floodplain manager skills shortage.  Proceedings of the Joint 49th Annual Floodplain Management Authorities Conference (NSW) & 6th Biennial Victorian Flood Conference.  Albury, 17-20 Feb 2009.

Westra, S., Varley, I., Jordan, P. W., Hill, P. I. and Ladson, A. R. (2009) Recent developments in design rainfall estimation: implications for flood guidelines. Proceedings of the Joint 49th Annual Floodplain Management Authorities Conference (NSW) & 6th Biennial Victorian Flood Conference.  Albury, 17-20 Feb 2009.

Ladson, A. R., Schofield, N., Sih, K., Sanderson, A. and Pawley, S. (2009) Improving governance of environmental water.  OzWater 2009. ozwater09.com.au/ Australian Water Association

Ladson, A. R. and Treadwell, S., Barnett, B. and Appels, D. (2009) Environmental impacts of water trade: Murrumbidgee River case study. OzWater 2009. ozwater09.com.au/ Australian Water Association

O’Conner, J., Mitchell, V. G., Magyar, M., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2009) Where is the lead in rainwater tanks coming from.  32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Newcastle 29 Nov – 3 Dec.  Engineers Australia. (abstract) (paper)

2008

Roy, A., Wenger, S., Fletcher, T. D., Walsh, C. J., Ladson, A. R., Shuster, W., Thurston, H. and Brown, R. (2008) Impediments and solutions to sustainable, watershed-scale urban stormwater management lessons from Australia and the United States.  Environmental Management 42: 344-359.

Schofield, N., Flett, D., Ladson, A. R., Sih, K. Varley, I. (2008) Managing the water crisis through holistic water planning.  Enviro 08. Melbourne May 5-7. Australian Water Association.

Sun, G. and Ladson, A. R. (2008) Modelling of wastewater treatment wetlands: what’s removed in the greenbox and how?  International Symposium on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering.  Florence June 24-27, 2008

Finlayson, B. L., Nevill, J., and Ladson, A. R. (2008) Cumulative impacts in water resources development. Water Down Under 2008 31st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  Adelaide, 14-17 April.  Institution of Engineers, Australia

Nation, R. M. and Ladson, A. R. (2008) Saving water by changing the operation of Hume Dam. Water Down Under 2008 31st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  Adelaide, 14-17 April.  Institution of Engineers, Australia

Magyar, M. I., Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2008) Lead and other heavy metals: common contaminants of rainwater tanks in Melbourne.  Water Down Under 2008 31st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium.  Adelaide, 14-17 April.  Institution of Engineers, Australia

Kabir M, Hamza K, Mudd GM and Ladson AR (2008) Groundwater-climate relationships, Ranger uranium mine, Australia : 1 time series statistical analyses. Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology V.  Fifth Uranium Conference of the Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg September 14-18, 2008. Freiberg/Saxony, Germany. 

Kabir, M., Mudd, G. M. and Ladson, A. R. (2008) Groundwater-climate relationships, Ranger Uranium min, Australia 2. Validation of unsaturated flow modelling. Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology V.  Fifth Uranium Conference of the Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg September 14-18, 2008. Freiberg/Saxony, Germany.  

Kabir M, Mudd GM and Ladson A.R (2008) Groundwater-climate relationships, Ranger uranium mine, Australia : 3 predicting climate change impacts. Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology V.  Fifth Uranium Conference of the Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg September 14-18, 2008. Freiberg/Saxony, Germany. 

Schofield, N. J., Sih, K., Ladson, A. & Sanderson, A. (2008) Strengthening environmental water governance in Australia. RiverSymposium 2008, Brisbane

Chen, N., Ladson, A., Sun, G. (2008) An integrated model of pollutant transformation in treatment wetland – decryption of greenbox. In: /2nd IWA Australia National Young Water Professionals Conference/. 4-6 February 2008, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 116-117.

2007

Magyar, M. I., Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2007) An investigation of rainwater tank quality and sediment dynamics.  Water Science & Technology 56(9): 21-28

Ladson, A. R., Lloyd, S. D., Walsh, C. J. and Fletcher, T. D. (2007). Scenarios for redesigning an urban drainage system to reduce runoff frequency and restore stream ecological condition. Water Practice and Technology 2(2):  doi10.2166/wpt.2007.0053

Fletcher, T. D., Mitchell, V. G., Deletic, A., Ladson, A. R. and Seven, A. (2007) Is stormwater harvesting beneficial to urban waterway environmental flow? Water Science & Technology 55(4):265-272 

Magyar, M. I., Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R. and Diaper, C. (2007) Investigating sediment dynamics in a laboratory rainwater tank. 13th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference and 5th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference. Sydney, 21-23 August 2007.

Magyar, M. I., V.G. Mitchell, A. Ladson, C. Diaper (2007) Determining the sediment dynamics in a rainwater tank.  In the Proceedings of NOVATECH 2007, 6th international conference on sustainable techniques and strategies in urban water management, Lyon, France, June 25-28, 2007.

Zavadil, E., Stewardson, M. J., Ladson, A. R. and Rutherfurd, I. D. (2007) Catchment-scale geomorphic thresholds and implications for ecosystem management.  5th Australian Stream Management Conference.  May 22-25, Albury

Zavadil, E., Stewardson, M. Ladson A. and Rutherfurd, I. (2007) Which confluences should we use to differentiate stream segments for management? A geomorphological assessment. 5th Australian Stream Management Conference. May 22-25, Albury.

Zavadil, E., Stewardson, M. J., Ladson, A. R. and Rutherfurd, I. D. (2007) Morphologic adjustment at stream confluences: implications for the use of geomorphic scale hierarchies in eco-hydraulic research.  6th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics. Christchurch, New Zealand.

White, L. J., Keller, R. J., Harris, J. H. and Ladson, A. R. (2007) On optimising the attraction phase of fishlock operation.  6th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics. 18-23 Feb, Christchurch, NZ.

Kabir, M., Mudd, G. M., and Ladson, A. R. (2007) Understanding the inconsistencies between two difference sources of Morton’s AAET data for ranger Uranium mine site, Northern Territory, Australia.  Victorian Universities Earth and Environmental Sciences Conference. La Trobe University, Sep 25, 2007.

2006

Ladson, A. R., Lander, J., Western, A. W., Grayson, R. B. and Zhang, Lu (2006) Estimating extractable soil moisture content for Australian Soils from field measurements.  Australian Journal of Soil Research 44(5):531-541. (abstract)

Ladson, A. R., Jawecki, B., Grayson, R. B., White, L. J. (2006) Effect of sampling density on the measurement of stream condition indicators in two lowland Australian streams River Research and Applications 22(8):853-869. (abstract)

Ladson, A. R., Hardie, R. E. and Keller, R. J.  (2006). Rock chutes: a review of damage and failure mechanisms. Australian Journal of Water Resources 10(1):103-108 (link to paper)

Ladson, A. R., Walsh, C. J. and Fletcher, T. D. (2006) Improving stream health in urban areas by reducing runoff frequency from impervious surfaces.  Australian Journal of Water Resources10(1):23-34. (link to paper)

Ladson, A. R., Wong, A. L. S., Winton, F. B. and Keller, R. J. (2006) Building better rock chutes: suggestions from a full scale test. 30th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium, Launceston, 4-7 December, Institution of Engineers, Australia (link to paper)

Magyar, M. I.,  Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R., Diaper, C. (2006) Investigating how tank configuration of residential rainwater tanks affects outlet water quality. 30th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium (Launceston, 4-7 December, 2006) (Paper)

Magyar, M. I.,  Diaper, C. Mitchell, V. G., Ladson, A. R. (2006) Water and sediment quality from rainwater tanks. 30th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium (Launceston, 4-7 December, 2006) (Paper)

Grove, J. and Ladson, A. R. (2006) Attacking Urban Areas with Tanks: Predicting the Ecological and Geomorphological Recovery Potential of Urban Streams. 30th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium (Launceston, 4-7 December, 2006) (Paper)

Costelloe, J. F., Ladson, A. R. (2006) Trajectory approach to determining the state of ephemeral streams  the use of geomorphic and land use change indicators. 30th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium (Launceston, 4-7 December, 2006) DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1688.2246. (Paper).

Ladson, A. R., Lloyd, S., Walsh, C. J., Fletcher, T. D., Horton, P. (2006) Scenarios for redesigning an urban drainage system to reduce runoff frequency and restore stream ecological condition. 7th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling and the 4th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 3-7 April. Melbourne.

Fletcher, T. D., Mitchell, V. G., Deletic, A. Ladson, A. R, Seven, A. (2006) Is stormwater harvesting beneficial to urban waterway environmental flows? 7th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling and the 4th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 3-7 April. Melbourne.

Kabir, M., Mudd, G. M. and Ladson, A. R. (2006) Understanding the groundwater recharge process near the Ranger Mine in the Northern Territory. Joint Congress of 9th Australian Environmental Isotope Conference and 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference Dec 13-15 Adelaide.

Kabir, M., Mudd, G. M. and Ladson, A. R. (2006) Application of time series techniques to groundwater level and climate relationships (as applied to Ranger). Joint Congress of 9th Australian Environmental Isotope Conference and 2nd Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference Dec 13-15 Adelaide.

Zavadil, E., Stewardson, M. J., Ladson, A. R. and Rutherfurd, I. D. (2006) Morphologic adjustment at stream confluences: implications for the use of geomorphic scale hierarchies in eco-hydraulic reserach. International conference on Riverine Hydroecology: Advances in Reserach and Application.

Zavadil, E., Anderson, B., Reich, P., Lake, S., Quinn, G., Rutherfurd, I. D., Stewardson, M., Ladson, A., Grove, J. (2006) Organic matter and lowland river restoration: perspectives from early stages of the Riparian Rehabilitation Experiment, Australia.  International Conference on Riverine Hydroecology: Advances in Research and Applications August 14th-18th 2006 Stirling, Scotland.

Zavadil, E., Stewardson, M. J., Ladson, A. R., Rutherfurd, I. D. (2006) The geomorphic impact of stream confluences: A case study on the upper Goulburn River, Australia. International Conference on Riverine Hydroecology: Advances in Research and Applications. August 14th-18th 2006 Stirling, Scotland.

2005

Ladson, A. R. and Chong, J. (2005) Unseasonal flooding of the Barmah-Millewa Forest.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 117(1):127-137. (link to paper)

Walsh C. J., Fletcher T. D., and Ladson A. R. (2005). Stream restoration in urban catchments through re-designing stormwater systems: looking to the catchment to save the stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24(3):690-705. (abstract) (paper)

Ladson, A.R., Walsh, C. J. and Fletcher, T. D. (2005) Improving stream health in urban areas by reducing runoff frequency from impervious surfaces.  29th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. 21-23 February. Canberra. Engineers Australia.

Carpenter, L. and Ladson, A. R. (2005) Transparency, inclusiveness and auditability in river indicator reporting using advanced technology: towards global reporting compliance.  29th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. 21-23 February.  Canberra. Engineers Australia. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1688.0329 (paper).

Ladson, A. R. and Lacey, G. C. (2005) Barmah-Millewa Forest: indigenous heritage, ecological challenge.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 117(1)

2004

Lang, S., Ladson, A. R. and Anderson, B. G. (2004). A review of empirical equations for estimating stream roughness and their application to four streams in Victoria. Australian Journal of Water Resources8(1):69-82. (paper)

Rutherfurd, I. D., A. R. Ladson and M. J. Stewardson (2004). Evaluating stream restoration projects: reasons not to and approaches if you have to. Australian Journal of Water Resources. 8(1):57-69. (paper)

Ladson, T. (2004) Optimising urban stream rehabilitation planning and execution. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology (report)

Ladson, A. R., C. J. Walsh, T. D. Fletcher, S. Cornish and P. Horton (2004) Improving stream health by reducing the connection between impervious surfaces and waterways. International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design: Cities as Catchments, Adelaide Nov 21-25, Engineers Australia, Australian Water Association

Ladson, A. R., R. E. Hardie and R. J. Keller (2004). Rock chutes: a review of damage and failure mechanisms. 8th National Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering, 13-16 July 2004, Gold Coast, QLD. Engineers Australia.

T. Fletcher, J. Grove, T. Ladson, and C. Walsh (2004) Modelling Urban Stream Rehabilitation: the effect of different stormwater management strategies on urban hydrology. Rivers Research Network Meeting, 30th Nov-1st Dec, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW.

Walsh, C. J., Ladson, A. R. , Fletcher, T. D. (2004) Stream restoration by ‘disconnecting’ urban stormwater drainage in the watershed: predictive models and experimental design. Presented at the NABS (North American Benthological Society) Annual meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Walsh, C. J., Leonard, A. W., Ladson, A. R. and Fletcher, T. D. (2004) Urban stormwater and the ecology of streams.  CRC Freshwater Ecology, CRC Catchment Hydrology.

Ladson, T. and Finlayson, B. (2004) Specifying the environments right to water: lessons from Victoria.  Dialogue 23:19-28 (Academy of Social Sciences in Australia). (paper at Research Gate)

2003

Chong, J. and Ladson, A. R. (2003) Analysis and management of unseasonal flooding of the Barmah-Millewa Forest. River Research and Applications 19(2): 161-180 (abstract) (abstract) (paper)

Finlayson, B. L. and Ladson, A. R. (2003) The management of environmental flows in Victoria.  Integrated Catchment Management Conference (ICaM). Australian Water Association. 26-30 Nov 2003. University of Western Sydney, Parramatta.

Ladson, A. R., S. Lang, B. G. Anderson and I. D. Rutherfurd (2003). An Australian handbook of stream roughness coefficients. 28th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Wollongong, Institution of Engineers, Australia.

2002

Ladson, A. R. and Finlayson, B. L. (2002) Rhetoric and reality in the allocation of water for the environment: a case study of the Goulburn River, Victoria, Australia River Research and Applications 18(6): 555-568. (abstract) (paper)

Ladson, A. R. and Argent R. M. (2002) Adaptive management of environmental flows: lessons for the Murray-Darling Basin for three large North American Rivers. Australian Journal of Water Resources 5(1):89-101. (abstract) (paper)

Rutherfurd, I. D., Ladson, A. R., Stewardson, M. J. and Jerie, K. (2002) ‘We don’t have time for that!’: realistic approaches to evaluating stream restoration projects. 27th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 20-23 May 2002, Melbourne. Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Ladson, A. R., Anderson, B. and Rutherfurd, I. D. (2002) Toward an Australian Handbook of Stream Roughness Coefficients. 27th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 20-23 May 2002, Melbourne. Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Ladson, A. R. (2002) Adaptive management of environmental flows: lessons from three North American Rivers. 27th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 20-23 May 2002, Melbourne. Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Ladson, A. R., Lander, J., Western, A. W. Grayson, R. B., and Zhung, L. (2002) Estimating extractable soil moisture content for Australian soils. 27th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 20-23 May 2002, Melbourne. Institution of Engineers, Australia.

White, L. J., Keller, R., Katopodis, C. and Ladson, A. R. (2002) An approach to maximising fish passage through a fish lock: an Australian case study. Fish Migration and Passage: Physiology and Behavior Symposium. International Congress on the Biology of Fish July 21-26, 2002, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada.

Ladson, A. R. (2002) Effectiveness of river management works: Mitchell River case study.  Centre for Environmental Applied Hydrology. University of Melbourne.

1999

Ladson, A. R., White, L. J., Doolan, J. A., Finlayson, B. L., Hart, B. T., Lake, P. S. and Tilleard, J. W. (1999) Development and testing of an Index of Stream Condition for waterway management in Australia. Freshwater Biology 41(2):453-468. (Abstract) (paper)

Ladson, A. R., Tilleard, J. W., Ewing, S. A. Stewardson, M. J. Rutherfurd, I. D. 1999. Successful stream rehabilitation: first set the goals. Keynote paper, 2nd Australian Stream Management Conference (eds) Rutherfurd, I. D. & Bartley, R., 8-11 February 1999, Adelaide, South Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology. 381-387.

Ladson, A. R. and Tilleard, J. W. (1999) The Herbert River, Queensland, tropical Australia: community perception and river management. Australian Geographical Studies 37(3):284-299. (Abstract)

White, L. J., Ladson, A. R., Doolan, J. A., Wilson, P. 1999. The Index of Stream Condition: case studies to illustrate its role in strategic waterway management. 2nd Australian Stream Management Conference (eds) Rutherfurd, I. D. & Bartley, R., 8-11 February 1999, Adelaide, South Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology, (poster).

1998

Stewardson, M., Gippel, C., Ladson, T., Finlayson, B., Marchant, R. and Tilleard J., 1998 Environmental flow regimes for the lower Snowy River, Victoria, Australia. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union 79(24), Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Supplement W33.

Rutherfurd, I. D., Ladson, A. R., Tilleard, J. W., Stewardson, M. J., Ewing, S. A., Brierley, G. and Fryirs, K. (1998) Research and development needs for river restoration in Australia.  Land & Water Resources Research and Development Corporation. (Report)

1997

Ladson, A. R. and Doolan, J. (1997) Integrated measures of river health. Conference: Monitoring River Health, River Basin Management Society, Latrobe University, Melbourne. 7 July 1997. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.2212.3205 (paper)

Casey, S., Grey, M., Khoo, K., Ladson, A. R., Morrow, A., Power J., & Smith, H., 1997 Placing postgraduate research in the advocacy coalition framework, Public Policy Network Annual Conference, The Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, 30-31 January 1997.

Ladson, A. R., White, L. J., & Doolan, J., 1997. Trialing the Index of Stream Condition in Victoria, Australia. 24th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand Nov 25-27, 1997, Institution of Engineers, Australia 109-114.

1996

Ladson, A. R., Candy, R., Claffey, G. and Tilleard, J. W. (1999) An investigation of bed scour in the lower Mitchell River.  First National Conference on Stream Management in Australia.  Merrijig 19-23 Feb, 1996.  Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology.

Grayson, R. B., Western, A. W., & Ladson, A. R., 1996 Do soil moisture patterns display preferred states? Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. American Geophysical Union

Ladson, A. R., Mitchell, V. G., 1996 Ecological rationality and the management of Australian Rivers, Invited paper, Young Scientists Workshop, Stockholm Water Symposium, Stockholm Aug 4-9.

Ladson, A. R., Doolan, J., White, L., Metzeling, L. and Robinson, D., 1996. Index of Stream Condition as a tool to aid management of rivers. 23rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Hobart, Australia. 21-24 May 1996, Institution of Engineers, Australia 325-331.

1995

Ladson, A. R., White, L. and Doolan, J. (1995) Index of Stream Condition, a tool to aid management of rivers. Fall American Geophysical Union Meeting, 1995 (abstract)

Argent, R. M., Ladson, A. R., and Grayson, R. B. 1995 Modelling, Managing and Massaging Environmental Systems with AEAM. In: Huntchinson, W., Metcalf, S., Standing, C., and Williams, M. (eds) Systems of the Future. Proc. Australian Systems Conf. Perth Western Australia, 26-28 September 1995. Edith Cowan University

1993

Porter, J. W. and Ladson A. R. (1993). An application of fixed-area rainfall reduction factors. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Newcastle, Institution of Engineering, Australia.

1992

Ladson, A. R. and Moore, I. D. (1992) Soil-water prediction on the Konza Prairie by microwave remote-sensing and topographic attributes. Journal of Hydrology 138(3-4):385-407 (abstract at journal)

1991

Moore, I. D., Grayson, R. B. and Ladson, A. R. (1991) Digital terrain modelling a review of hydrological, geomorphological and biological applications. Hydrological Processes 5(1):3-30 (abstract at journal) (paper at researchgate)

Wilson J. P., Ladson A. R. and Moore I. D. (1991) Comparison of Grid, TIN and Contour-Based Digital Elevation Models for Terrain Analysis. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Miami, Florida, p. 215 (abstract).

1990

Ladson A. R., I. D. Moore, J. P. Wilson, (1990) Landscape Assessment and Modeling Using Digital Terrain Analysis. Annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Toronto (abstract)

Ladson A. R., J. P. Wilson and I. D. Moore, (1990) Contour and Grid Based Methods of Terrain Representation: Scale Effects. Fall AGU Meeting, 1990 (abstract)

1987

Ladson A. R. and J. W. Tilleard, (1987) Spreadsheets in River Hydraulics. Conference on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering, 1987, Melbourne. Institution of Engineers, Australia. Publication No. 87/14 171-172. (abstract)

1986

Ladson A. R., A. K. Turner and S.D.E. Wijesuriya, (1986) Hydraulics of Shallow Flow over Simulated Vegetation. Agricultural Engineering Conference, 1986. Institution of Engineers, Australia. (abstract).

Reports

(Contributions as noted)

National Water Commission (2012) Impacts of water trading in the southern Murray-Darling Basin between 2006-07 and 2010-11 (link).

Ladson, A. R. (2012) Importance of catchment-sourced nitrogen loads as a factor in determining the health of the Gippsland Lakes.  Gippsland Lakes and Catchments Task Force.  (link)

Coleman R., Bond N., Carty R., Cottingham P., Crook D., Hughes C., Kaus A., Ladson T., Lucas A., Pierotti S., Robinson D., Shelly K., Todd C., Treadwell S., Winbanks P., Woodman A. (2011). Yarra River Focus Catchment Summary Report: Understanding the relationship between stream flows, dissolved oxygen and native fish in the lower Yarra River. Report for eWater CRC, September 2011.  (link)

National Water Commision (2010) The impacts of water trading in the southern Murray-Darling Basin: an economic, social and environmental assessment (link).  My contribution was to undertake the environmental impact assessment.

Ladson, A. R. and Tilleard, J. W. (2011) Gippsland Lakes Natural Assets Report Card.  Gippsland Lakes and Catchments Task Force (link) (report)

SKM (2010) Lake Wellington Salinity: investigation of management options.  Gippsland Lakes Task Force

Tilleard, J. W. and Ladson, A. R. (2010) Understanding the environmental requirements of the Gippsland Lakes System. Stage 2: Input to the Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy.  East and West Gippsland Catchment Management Authorities.

Land and Water Australia (2009) An Australian Handbook of Stream Roughness Coefficients.

Sinclair Knight Merz (2008) Impacts of bushfires on water quality in the Gippsland Lakes: exploring options for mitigation.  Gippsland Lakes and Catchment Taskforce.  December 2008.

Sinclair Knight Merz (2008) Environmental Impacts of Water Trade: Case study on the lower Murrumbidgee.  Frontier Economics and National Water Commission.

Flett, D., Varley, I., Schofield, N. and Ladson, T. (2008) New Water Entitlement Products for Australia – A thinkpiece. Waterlines Report Series No. 12.  National Water Commission

Sinclair Knight Merz (2008) Improving environmental water governance: a review of current governance & recommendations for an optimal governance structure & evaluation framework.  Waterlines Occasional Paper.  National Water Commission (in preparation)

Cottingham, P., Grayson, R. B., Ladson, A. R. and Tilleard, J. (2006) Priority nutrient reduction activities for the Gippsland Lakes and catchments.  Part 2 – Application of best management practices to reduce nutrient loads.  Gippsland Lakes Task Force. (link) (link at wayback machine)

Ladson, T., Weinmann, E., Costelloe, J. and Tilleard, J. (2006) Lake Eyre Basin Data Logging Review: Collection of hydrologic information to support the LEB Rivers Assessment Project.

Walsh, C. J., Leonard, A. W., Ladson, A. R. and Fletcher, T. D. (2005) Urban stormwater and the ecology of streams.  Cooperative Research Centre for Freshwater Ecology and Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology

Lacey, G. C. and Ladson, A. R. (2005) Barmah-Millewa Forest: indigenous heritage, ecological challenge.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 117(1): XI-XV.

Ladson, A. R. and Finlayson, B. L. (2005) Water research and teaching at Melbourne and Monash Universities.  Interaction 33(2):38-41.

Ladson, A. R., Lander, J. Western, A. and Grayson, R. B. (2004) Estimating extractable soil moisture content for Australian Soils. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology. Technical Report 04/3.

Ladson, A. R. (2004) Optimising Urban Stream Rehabilitation Planning and Execution. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology. Technical Report 04/7

Walsh, C. J., Leonard, A., Ladson, A. R., Fletcher, T. D. et al. (in press) Decision support framework for urban stormwater management to protect the ecological health of receiving waters. NSW Environment Protection Authority

Walsh, C. J., Leonard, A. W. Ladson, A. R. and Fletcher, T. D. (in press) Urban stormwater and the environment. Managing Urban Stormwater (Appendix B). NSW Environment Protection Authority.

Monash International (2003) Review of the lower Goulburn Floodplain Rehabilitation Project. Department of Sustainability and Environment.

Ladson, A. R. (2003) Assessing the health of ephemeral rivers: review of geomorphic and hydrologic indicators. Land and Water Australia (link)

Ladson, A. R. (2003). “A 10-point plan to improve water allocation.” Australian Landcare (Sept 2003): 5-8.

Rutherfurd, I. D, Ladson, A. R., Tilleard, J. W., Stewardson, M., Ewing, S. A., Brierly, G., and Fryirs, K. 1998. Research and development needs for river restoration in Australia. Report to the National River Health Program Management Committee of the Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation, Canberra. Occasional Paper 15/98.

Ladson, A. R., Gerrish, G., Carr, G. Thexton, E. (1997) Willows along waterways: towards a willow management strategy. Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Ladson, A. R. (1985) Report on flow characteristics of water on irrigation bays. Rural Water Commission of Victoria http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/30908901

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