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Highlights Australian Water isotopes Network

Highlights - Water Isotope Network

Australian Water isotope Network (OzWIN)


1. Hollins, S.E., Hughes, C.E., Crawford, J., Cendon, D.I., Meredith, KT. 2018. Rainfall isotope variations over the Australian continent - implications for hydrology and isoscape applications, Science of the Total Environment. Minor revisions May 2018

2. Wang, S., Zhang, M., Hughes, C.E., Crawford, J., Wang, G., Chen, F., Du, M., Qui, X., Zhou, S. 2018. Meteoric water lines in arid central Asia using event-based and monthly data. Journal of Hydrology, 562: 435-445.

3. Wang S, Zhang M, Crawford J, Hughes CE, Du M and Liu X. 2017. The effect of moisture source and synoptic conditions on precipitation isotopes in arid central Asia. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 122, 122.5 (2017): 2667-2682.

4. Crawford J, Hollins SE, Meredith KT, Hughes CE. 2016. Precipitation stable isotope variability and sub-cloud evaporation processes in a semi-arid region. Hydrological Processes, 31, 20-24. DOI:

5. Wang, S., M. Zhang, C. E. Hughes, X. Zhu, L. Dong, Z. Ren, and F. Chen (2016), Factors controlling stable isotope composition of precipitation in arid conditions: an observation network in the Tianshan Mountains, central Asia. Tellus B, 68, 26206,

6. Meredith KT, Hollins SE, Hughes CE, Cendon DI, Chisari R, Griffiths A, Crawford, J. 2015. Evaporation and concentration gradients created by episodic river recharge in a dryland aquifer: insights from Cl , δ18O, δ2H and 3H. J Hydrology, 529, 1070–1078.

7. Cendón D.I., Hughes C.E., Harrison J.J., Hankin S.I., Johansen M.P., Payne T.E., Wong H., Rowling B., Vine M., Wilsher K., Guinea A., Thiruvoth S. 2015. Identification of source and processes involving a low-level radioactive waste site adjacent to landfills using groundwater hydrogeochemistry and isotopes. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 62, 123-141.​​​​​​

8. Crawford, J., Hughes, C.E. and Lykoudis, S. 2014. Alternative least squares methods for determining the meteoric water line, demonstrated using GNIP data. Journal of Hydrology. 519, 2331-2340.

9. Tadros, C.V., Hughes, C.E., Crawford, J.C., Hollins, S.E. and Chisari, R., 2014. Tritium in Australian precipitation: a 50 year record. Journal of Hydrology. 513, 262-273.

10. Cendón, D. I., Hankin, S. I., Williams, J. P,. Van der ley, M., Peterson, M., Hughes, C. E., Meredith, K., Graham, I. T., Hollins, S. E., Levchenko V., Chisari, R. 2014. Groundwater residence time in a dissected and weathered sandstone plateau: Kulnura–Mangrove Mountain aquifer, NSW, Australia, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 62, 123-141. 

11. Crawford, J., Hughes, C.E. and Parkes, S.D. 2013. Is the isotopic composition of event based precipitation driven by moisture source or synoptic scale weather in the Sydney Basin, Australia? Journal of Hydrology. 507: 213-226. [Internal, ARC=A*, JIF=2.656]

12. Hughes, C.E. and Crawford, J. 2013. Spatial and temporal variation in precipitation isotopes in the Sydney Basin, Australia. Journal of Hydrology. 489: 42-55. [Internal, ARC=A*, JIF=2.656]

13. Hughes, C.E. and Crawford, J., 2012. A new precipitation weighted method for determining the meteoric water line for hydrological applications demonstrated using Australian and global GNIP data. Journal of Hydrology. 464–465: 344–351. [Internal, ARC=A*, JIF=2.656]

14. Hughes, C.E., Stone, D.J.M., Gibson, J.J., Meredith, K.T., Sadek, M.A., Cendon, D.I., Hankin, S. I., Hollins, S.E., Morrison, T.N. 2012. Stable water isotope investigation of the Barwon-Darling River system, Australia. In Monitoring Isotopes in Rivers: Creation of the Global Network of Isotopes in Rivers (GNIR), IAEA-TECDOC-1673, IAEA, Vienna, p. 97-110. ISBN 978-92-0-126810-5.

15. Twining, J.R., Hughes, C.E., Harrison, J.J., Hankin, S., Crawford, J., Johansen, M. and Dyer, L. 2011. Biotic, temporal and spatial variability of tritium concentrations in transpirate samples collected in the vicinity of a near-surface low-level nuclear waste disposal site and nearby research reactor, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 102(7): 551-558.

16. Hughes, C.E., Cendón, D.I., Harrison, J.J., Hankin, S.I., Johansen, M.P., Payne, T.E., Vine, M., Collins, R.N., Hoffmann, E.L., Loosz, T. 2011. Movement of a tritium plume in shallow groundwater at a legacy low level radioactive waste disposal site in eastern Australia. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 102(10): 943-952.

17. Meredith, K.T., Hollins, S.E., Hughes, C.E., Cendon, D.I., Hankin, S. and Stone, D.J.M., 2009. Temporal variation in stable isotopes (18O and 2H) and major ion concentrations within the Darling River between Bourke and Wilcannia due to variable flows, saline groundwater influx and evaporation, Journal of Hydrology 378: 313-324. ISSN 0022-1694,

18. Gibson J.J., Sadek M.A., Stone D.J.M., Hughes, C., Hankin, S., Cendon D.I. and Hollins, S.E. 2008. Evaporative isotope enrichment as a constraint on reach water balance along a dryland river. Isotopes in Environment and Health Studies. 44(1): 83-98.