Dr Peter Dahlhaus

Federation University Australia
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Peter is a Senior Research Fellow at Federation University Australia. Before joining Federation University Australia in 1988, Peter worked in geotechnical consultancy, the Geological Survey of Victoria, and the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works.  Peter holds a Masters in Engineering Geology and a PhD in Hydrogeology and has a comprehensive knowledge of the geology, geomorphology and hydrogeology of south west Victoria where he has been influential in applying his scientific knowledge to direct policy on salinity and soil health management as an author of catchment action plans and strategies, and municipal planning overlays.  Peter is well-known as a science communicator by community groups and as an advisor to Catchment Management Authorities, water authorities and municipalities in the region.  With his colleagues at CeRDI, Peter's current research focuses on spatial data interoperability and visualisation to ensure that natural resource management data, information and knowledge is globally available to researchers, government agencies, municipalities and the public.


Bachelor of Applied Science (RMIT 1981)
Master of Applied Science (RMIT 1988)  Thesis: Engineering Geological Mapping for the Urban Development of Melton, Victoria
Doctor of Philosophy (Flinders 2010)  Thesis: Salinity risk in the Corangamite region, Australia.

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<p> Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI)</p><p> Federation University Australia</p><p> Suite 15 Greenhill Enterprise Centre</p><p> Mt Helen Vic 3350</p>