Professor Peter Cook

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1986 …2024

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Research Biography

Peter Cook is Professor of Hydrogeology at Flinders University and Director of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT). One of Australia's foremost groundwater scientists, Professor Cook has more than 20 years experience in groundwater research, spanning the fields of groundwater hydrology, ecohydrology, isotope hydrology, unsaturated zone flow process, and surface water – groundwater interaction. He has co-written books on environmental tracers and ecohydrology. He was the National Ground Water Association’s Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer in Ground Water Science in 2009, the first time this honour was awarded to a scientist from outside North America.

Research Interests

Groundwater/Surface Water Interaction
Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems
Fractured Rock Hydrogeology
Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport
Groundwater Recharge and Discharge

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Groundwater/Surface Water Interaction (4)
  • Groundwater recharge (1)
Associate Supervisions:
  • Environmental Tracers (1)


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Hydrology

Supervisory Interests

  • Groundwater age
  • Groundwater dependent ecosystems
  • Groundwater flow and solute transport modelling
  • Groundwater hydrology
  • Groundwater processes
  • Groundwater rechange
  • Groundwater/surface water interaction
  • Water resources management especially groundwater


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