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Biography

2007: Appointed Associate Editor for Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface.

2006: Appointed as an International Expert by the IAEA. Awarded an ARC Linkage

2005: Organised Thresholds &Pattern Dynamics conference (member of organising committee). Invited Keynote Speaker for Australian Centre of Geomechanics Conference on mine site rehabilitation. Team leader for the National Airborne Field Experiment (NAFE).

2004: Awarded an ARC Discovery grant: Carbon, nutrient and sediment dynamics in a semi-arid catchment; Completed large research consultancy for XStrata Copper, awarded Uni of Newcastle small research grant.

2003: Awarded an AINSE Grant for cosmogenic nuclide measurement of rock samples from the Pilbara Region WA, two Uni of Newcastle small research grants; Invited Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia

2002: Research Consultancy, Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist: Hydrology assessment of the former Nabarlek Uranium Mine, Northern Territory, airstrip; Appointed member of Technical Committee investigating mine related salinity in the Hunter Valley

2001: Australian Coal Association Research Program Grant for an investigation of mine induced salinity in the Hunter Valley; Awarded an AINSE Grant for cosmogenic nuclide measurement of rock samples from the Tin Camp Creek catchment, Northern Territory; Invited to submit a book chapter to Prediction in Geomorphology, edited by Peter Wilcock and published by the American Geophysical Union; Research Consultancy, Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist: Erosion assessment of the Jabiluka Uranium Mine, Northern Territory; editor, Australian Journal of Soil Research in the area of soil erosion and modelling.

2000: Awarded ARC Large Grant for project A physically based method for spatial interpolation of soil measurements; Awarded PhD scholarship funding from Rio Tinto for Investigation of the Long-Term Stability of Waste Rock Dumps; Research Consultancy, Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist: Erosion and rehabilitation assessment of the former Nabarlek Uranium Mine, Northern Territory; Research Consultancy, Western Mining Corporation: Hydrological data analysis and erosion parameter derivation for the Leinster gold mine, Western Australia; Research Consultancy, Western Mining Corporation: Erosion modelling using SIBERIA of the Leinster gold mine waste rock dump, Western Australia; Appointed member of the Centre of Environmental Dynamics (COED), The University of Newcastle.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 05/12/1997
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle, 30/04/1993

Research

Research keywords

  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Physical Geography

Research expertise

1. Mine and disturbed landscape rehabilitation

2. Applied and theoretical geomorphology

3. Environmental modelling

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
040600Physical Geography And Environmental Geoscience50
090799Environmental Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified30
040399Geology Not Elsewhere Classified20

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • associate editor - American Geophysical Union

Editorial Board.

  • associate editor - European Geophysical Union

Administrative

Administrative expertise

1. Coordinate undergraduate courses

2. Member of several university committees

Teaching

Teaching expertise

1. Teach and coordinate 1, 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate courses

2. Supervise honours students

3. Supervise Masters and PhD students

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Highlighted Publications

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2005Hancock GR, 'The use of digital elevation models in the identification and characterization of catchments over different grid scales', Hydrological Processes, 19 1727-1749 (2005) [C1]

Publications

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Chapter (3 outputs)

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2011Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Applications of Long-Term Erosion and Landscape Evolution Models', 339-359 (2011) [B1]
2003Hancock GR, 'Effect of Catchment Aspect Ratio on Geomorphological Descriptors', Prediction in Geomorphology, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC 217-230 (2003) [B1]
2003Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, Kuczera GA, 'A Framework For The Quantitative Testing Of Landform Evolution Models', Prediction In Geomorphology, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, United States 195-216 (2003) [B1]

Journal article (59 outputs)

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2014Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, Lowry J, 'Transient landscapes: gully development and evolution using a landscape evolution model', STOCHASTIC ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND RISK ASSESSMENT, 28 83-98 (2014) [C1]
2014Wells T, Hancock G, ' Comparison of vertical transport of 137Cs and organic carbon in agricultural cracking soils', Geoderma, 214-215 228-238 (2014)
2013Coulthard TJ, Neal JC, Bates PD, Ramirez J, de Almeida GAM, Hancock GR, 'Integrating the LISFLOOD-FP 2D hydrodynamic model with the CAESAR model: implications for modelling landscape evolution', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38 1897-1906 (2013) [C1]
2013Nicholson BG, Hancock GR, Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Rey-Lescure O, 'An assessment of the fluvial geomorphology of subcatchments in Parana Valles, Mars', GEOMORPHOLOGY, 183 96-109 (2013) [C1]
2013Wells T, Hancock GR, Dever C, Martinez C, 'Application of RothPC-1 to soil carbon profiles in cracking soils under minimal till cultivation', GEODERMA, 207 144-153 (2013) [C1]
2013Hancock GR, Murphy DV, Li Y, 'Soil properties and environmental tracers: A DEM based assessment in an Australian Mediterranean environment', Geomorphology, 183 45-57 (2013) [C1]
2013Cohen S, Willgoose G, Hancock G, 'Soil-landscape response to mid and late Quaternary climate fluctuations based on numerical simulations', Quaternary Research, 79 452-457 (2013) [C1]
2012Hancock GR, Evans KG, McDonnell J, Hopp L, 'Ecohydrological controls on soil erosion and landscape evolution', Ecohydrology, 5 478-490 (2012) [C1]
2012Coulthard TJ, Hancock GR, Lowry JBC, 'Modelling soil erosion with a downscaled landscape evolution model', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37 1046-1055 (2012) [C1]
2012Li Y, Zhou N, Yu HQ, Reicosky DC, Hancock GR, Sun LF, 'Responses of surface soil carbon and nutrients to re-vegetation of an eroded hillslope in southwest China', African Journal of Biotechnology, 11 3596-3602 (2012) [C1]
2012Hancock GR, 'Modelling stream sediment concentration: An assessment of enhanced rainfall and storm frequency', Journal of Hydrology, 430-431 1-12 (2012) [C1]
2012Hancock GR, Coulthard TJ, 'Channel movement and erosion response to rainfall variability in southeast Australia', Hydrological Processes, 26 663-673 (2012) [C1]
2012Wells PA, Hancock GR, Dever CG, Murphy D, 'Prediction of vertical soil organic carbon profiles using soil properties and environmental tracer data at an untilled site', Geoderma, 170 337-346 (2012) [C1]
2011Hancock GR, Coulthard TJ, Martinez C, Kalma JD, 'An evaluation of landscape evolution models to simulate decadal and centennial scale soil erosion in grassland catchments', Journal of Hydrology, 398 171-183 (2011) [C1]
2010Hancock GR, Lowry JBC, Coulthard TJ, Evans KG, Moliere DR, 'A catchment scale evaluation of the SIBERIA and CAESAR landscape evolution models', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35 863-875 (2010) [C1]
2010Hancock GR, Evans KG, 'Gully, channel and hillslope erosion - an assessment for a traditionally managed catchment', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35 1468-1479 (2010) [C1]
2010Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'The mARM3D spatially distributed soil evolution model: Three-dimensional model framework and analysis of hillslope and landform responses', Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 115 1-16 (2010) [C1]
2010Martinez C, Hancock GR, Kalma JD, Wells T, Boland L, 'An assessment of digital elevation models and their ability to capture geomorphic and hydrologic properties at the catchment scale', International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31 6239-6257 (2010) [C1]
2010Tucker GE, Hancock GR, 'Modelling landscape evolution', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35 28-50 (2010) [C1]
2010Martinez C, Hancock GR, Kalma JD, 'Relationships between 137Cs and soil organic carbon (SOC) in cultivated and never-cultivated soils: An Australian example', Geoderma, 158 137-147 (2010) [C1]
2010Hancock GR, Murphy D, Evans KH, 'Hillslope and catchment scale soil organic carbon concentration: An assessment of the role of geomorphology and soil erosion in an undisturbed environment', Geoderma, 155 36-45 (2010) [C1]
2009Hancock GR, 'A catchment scale assessment of increased rainfall and storm intensity on erosion and sediment transport for Northern Australia', Geoderma, 152 350-360 (2009) [C1]
2009Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'The mARM spatially distributed soil evolution model: A computationally efficient modeling framework and analysis of hillslope soil surface organization', Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 114 1-15 (2009) [C1]
2009Heimsath AM, Fink D, Hancock GR, 'The 'humped' soil production function: Eroding Arnhem Land, Australia', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34 1674-1684 (2009) [C1]
2009Martinez C, Hancock GR, Kalma JD, 'Comparison of fallout radionuclide (caesium-137) and modelling approaches for the assessment of soil erosion rates for an uncultivated site in south-eastern Australia', Geoderma, 151 128-140 (2009) [C1]
2008Hancock GR, Lowry JBC, Moliere DR, Evans KG, 'An evaluation of an enhanced soil erosion and landscape evolution model: A case study assessment of the former Nabarlek uranium mine, Northern Territory, Australia', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33 2045-2063 (2008) [C1]
2008Hancock GR, Loughran RJ, Evans KG, Balog RM, 'Estimation of soil erosion using field and modelling approaches in an undisturbed arnhem land catchment, Northern Territory, Australia', Geographical Research, 46 333-349 (2008) [C1]
2008Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'A methodology for calculating the spatial distribution of the area-slope equation and the hypsometric integral within a catchment', Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 113 F03027 (2008) [C1]
2008Wells PA, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Modeling weathering pathways and processes of the fragmentation of salt weathered quartz-chlorite schist', Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 113 1-12 (2008) [C1]
2008Martinez C, Hancock GR, Kalma JD, Wells PA, 'Spatio-temporal distribution of near-surface and root zone soil moisture at the catchment scale', Hydrological Processes, 22 2699-2714 (2008) [C1]
2008Hancock GR, 'The impact of depression removal on catchment geomorphology, soil erosion and landscape evolution', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33 459-474 (2008) [C1]
2008Hancock GR, Crawter DS, Fityus SG, Chandler J, Wells PA, 'The measurement and modelling of rill erosion at angle of repose slopes in mine spoil', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33 1006-1020 (2008) [C1]
2008Fityus SG, Hancock GR, Wells PA, 'Geotechnical characteristics of coal mine spoil', Australian Geomechanics, 43 13-22 (2008) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephen Fityus

2008Wells PA, Hancock GR, Fryer JG, 'Weathering rates of sandstone in a semi-arid environment (Hunter Valley, Australia)', Environmental Geology, 54 1047-1057 (2008) [C1]
2007Saco PM, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Eco-geomorphology of banded vegetation patterns in arid and semi-arid regions', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 11 1717-1730 (2007) [C1]
2007Rudiger C, Hancock GR, Hemakumara HM, Jacobs B, Kalma JD, Martinez C, et al., 'Goulburn River experimental catchment data set', Water Resources Research, 43 1-10 (2007) [C1]
2007Wells PA, Hancock GR, Fryer JG, 'Weathering rates of sandstone in a semi-arid environment (Hunter Valley, Australia)', Environmental Geology, 1-11 (2007) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, 'The impact of different gridding methods on catchment geomorphology and soil erosion over long timescales using a landscape evolution model', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31 1035-1050 (2006) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, Martinez C, Evans KG, Moliere DR, 'A comparison of SRTM and high-resolution digital elevation models and their use in catchment geomorphology and hydrology: Australian examples', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31 1394-1412 (2006) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, Evans KG, 'Channel head location and characteristics using digital elevation models', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31 809-824 (2006) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, Grabham MK, Martin P, Evans KG, Bollhofer A, 'A methodology for the assessment of rehabilitation success of post mining landscapes - sediment and radionuclide transport at the former Nabarlek uranium mine, Northern Territory, Australia', Science of the Total Environment, 354 103-119 (2006) [C1]
2006Saco PM, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Spatial organization of soil depths using a landform evolution model', Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 111 (2006) [C1]
2006Wells PA, Binning P, Willgoose G, Hancock GR, 'Laboratory simulation of the salt weathering of schist: I. Weathering of schist blocks in a seasonally wet tropical environment', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31 339-354 (2006) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, Evans KG, 'Gully position, characteristics and geomorphic thresholds in an undisturbed catchment in northern Australia', Hydrological Processes, 20 2935-2951 (2006) [C1]
2006Hancock GR, Turley E, 'Evaluation of proposed waste rock dump designs using the SIBERIA erosion model', Environmental Geology, 49 765-779 (2006) [C1]
2005Hancock GR, Wright AJ, De Silva H, 'Long-term final void salinity prediction for a post-mining landscape in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia', Hydrological Processes, 19 387-401 (2005) [C1]
2005Hancock GR, 'The use of digital elevation models in the identification and characterization of catchments over different grid scales', Hydrological Processes, 19 1727-1749 (2005) [C1]
2005Hancock GR, Nuake J, Fityus SG, 'Modelling of sediment dynamics in a laboratory-scale experimental catchment', Hydrological Processes, 20 67-84 (2005) [C1]
2004Hancock GR, 'The use of landscape evolution models in mining rehabilitation design', Environmental Geology, 46 561-573 (2004) [C1]
2004Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'An experimental and computer simulation study of erosion on a mine tailings dam wall', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 29 457-475 (2004) [C1]
2003Hancock GR, Loch RJ, Willgoose GR, 'The Design of Post-Mining Landscapes using Geomorphic Principles', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 1097-1110 (2003) [C1]
2003Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'A qualitative and quantitative evaluation of experimental model catchment evolution', Hydrological Processes, 2347-2363 (2003) [C1]
2002Hancock GR, Willgoose G, 'The use of a landscape simulator in the validation of the SIBERIA landscape evolution model: transient landforms', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 27 1321-1334 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2002Hancock GR, Willgoose G, Evans K, 'Testing of the SIBERIA landscape evolution model using the Tin Camp Creek, Northern Territory, Australia, field attachment', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 27 125-143 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2001Hancock G, Willgoose GR, 'The production of digital elevation models for experimental model landscapes', Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 26 475-490 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2001Hancock G, Willgoose GR, 'The interaction between hydrology and geomorphology in a landscape simulator experiment', Hydrological Processes, 15 115-133 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2001Hancock G, Willgoose GR, 'Use of a landscape simulator in the validation of the SIBERIA catchment evolution model: Declining equilibrium landforms', Water Resources Research, 37 1981-1992 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2000Hancock GR, Evans KG, Willgoose GR, Moliere DR, Saynor MJ, Loch RJ, 'Medium-term erosion simulation of an abandoned mine site using the SIBERIA landscape evolution model', Soil Research, Vol 38 249-263 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

1998Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Revisiting the hypsometric curve as an indicator of form and process in transport-limited catchment', Earth Surface Processes and Landform, The Journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, Vol. 23 611-623 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

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Conference (49 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Hill SJ, Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Assessment of Spatial Models using Ground Point Data: Soil Matrix and Radiometric Approach', MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2013Hancock GR, Martinez C, Wells T, Dever C, Willgoose GR, Bissett A, 'Geomorphic and climate influences on soil organic carbon concentration at large catchment scales', Proceedings of the Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2013Willgoose GR, Chen M, Cohen S, Saco PM, Hancock GR, 'A spatial scaling relationship for soil moisture in a semiarid landscape, using spatial scaling relationships for pedology', Proceedings of the Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA (2013) [E3]
2012Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, Cohen S, 'The potential role of pedogenesis modelling in digital soil mapping', Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings of the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping 2012, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2012Stockmann U, Minasny B, McBratney AB, Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Exploring short-term soil landscape formation in the Hunter Valley, NSW, using gamma ray spectrometry', Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings of the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping 2012, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2012Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Modelling the interaction between pedogenesis and climate dynamics', 4th International Congress Eurosoil 2012. Abstracts, Bari, Italy (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2012Willgoose GR, Cohen S, Hancock GR, Hobley EU, Saco PM, 'The co-evolution and spatial organisation of soils, landforms, vegetation, and hydrology', Abstract book. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA (2012) [E3]
2012Hancock GR, Coulthard TJ, Lowry J, 'Landscape behaviour at storm and millennial time scales: How good are landscape evolution models at prediction?', Abstracts of the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francsisco, CA (2012) [E3]
2012Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, Cohen S, 'Co-evolution of soils and landforms: Pedogenesis and erosion modelling over decadal timescales for disturbed lands', 4th International Congress Eurosoil 2012. Abstracts, Bari, Italy (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Gully development, evolution and erosion using a landscape evolution model', MODSIM 2011: 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation Proceedings, Perth (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Hancock GR, Coulthard TJ, Willgoose GR, 'Modeling erosion and channel movement: Response to rainfall variability in South East Australia', MODSIM 2011: 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation Proceedings, Perth (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Modelling gully development: Using a landscape evolution model to examine a transient landscape feature', Abstracts. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, California (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Rapid erosion assessment on disturbed site: Quantification of erosion rates using laser scanning and modelling on a mine waste rock dump', Geophysical Research Abstracts: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011, Vienna (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Hancock GR, 'Gully development and biogenic factors: Using a landsacape evolution model to assess erosion', Earth on the Edge - Science For A Sustainable Planet: IUGG XXV General Assembly Online Abstract Proceedings, Melbourne (2011) [E3]
2011Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Unique challenges in modelling post-mining landforms using landform evolution models', Geophysical Research Abstracts: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011, Vienna (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2011Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, Cohen S, 'Co-evolution of soils and landforms: Erosion modelling over decadal timescales for disturbed lands', Abstracts. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, California (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2010Hancock GR, Evans K, McDonnell JJ, Hopp L, Reaney S, 'Death and landscape dynamics: The effect of tree throw on sediment transport and landscape evolution', 2010 AGU Fall Meeting. Program and Abstracts, San Francisco, CA (2010) [E3]
2010McGrath G, Bleby T, Veneklals E, Hinz C, Lambers H, Kepic A, Hancock GR, 'Eco-physiological and hydrological responses to pulsed rain and the relationship with landscape position in the Great Sandy Desert, Australia', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2010) [E3]
2010Willgoose GR, Cohen S, Svoray T, Sela S, Hancock GR, 'Numerical simulation of geomorphic, climatic and anthropogenic drivers of soil distribution on semi-arid hillslopes', 2010 AGU Fall Meeting. Program and Abstracts, San Francisco, CA (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2010Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'A modelling framework for spatially temporally explicit simulation of soil-landscape dynamics: The mARM3D model', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2010Hancock GR, Coulthard T, Cohen S, Willgoose GR, 'Assessing the impact of increased rainfall variability on catchment scale sediment transport and water quality', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2010Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Using the mARM3D soil-landscape model to study the affect of climate dynamics on soil processes and properties', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2009Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'A new approach for large scale simulation of complex spatial processes: the 3D soil evolution model mARM', 18TH WORLD IMACS CONGRESS AND MODSIM09 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION, Cairns, AUSTRALIA (2009) [E1]
2009Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Simulating soil dynamics in landform evolution modeling: The mARM soil evolution framework', Geomorphology 2009: 7th International Conference on Geomorphology (ANZIAG). Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2008Cohen S, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Soil armouring and weathering: toward catchment-scale computational modelling', Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2008Heimsath AM, Chappell J, Hancock GR, Fink D, Fifield K, 'Eroding Australia: Slowly', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vancouver, ONT (2008) [E3]
2008Hancock GR, Martinez C, Wells PA, Kalma JD, Boland L, 'An assessment of digital elevation models (DEMs) and their ability to capture geomorphic and hydrologic properties at the catchment scale', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Jetse Kalma

2007Fityus SG, Hancock GR, Wells PA, Ford J, Simic E, 'The environmental geotechnics of coal mine spoil', Common Ground. 10th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics. Proceedings, Brisbane (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephen Fityus

2007Walker JP, Balling J, Bell M, Berg A, Berger M, Biasoni D, et al., 'National Airborne Field Experiment data sets', MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Proceedings, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [E1]
2007Hancock GR, Martinez C, Wells PA, 'Modelling and assessment of soil carbon variability at the point and hillslope scale', MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Proceedings, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [E1]
2007Martinez C, Hancock GR, Wells PA, Kalma JD, 'An assessment of the variability of soil temperature of the catchment scale', MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Proceedings, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Jetse Kalma

2006Saco PM, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Spatial organization of soil depths using a landform evolution model', JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE (2006) [E1]
2006Martinez C, Hancock GR, Murphy D, Kalma JD, 'An Assessment of Soil Carbon at the Hilslope Scale - Australian Examples', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Jetse Kalma

2005Martinez C, Hancock GR, Evans KG, Moliere DR, 'A catchment based assessment of the 3-arc second SRTM digital elevation data set', Proceedings of MODSIM 05 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Advances and applications for management and decision making, Melbourne (2005) [E1]
2005Saco PM, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Eco-geomorphology and Vegetation Patterns in Arid Regions', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, UWA, Perth (2005) [E1]
2005Hancock GR, 'Digital elevation model error and its effect on modelling soil erosion and catchment geomorphology', Sediment Budgets 2: Proceedings of symposium S1 held during the Seventh IAHS Scientific Assembly at Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, April 2005, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil (2005) [E1]
2005Willgoose GR, Wells T, Sharmeen S, Binning P, Hancock GR, 'Physical weathering limits on fluvial erosion and surface armouring rates for hillslopes on the 10-1000 year timescale and controls on river erosion rate', Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

2004Saco PM, Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, 'Understanding Ecohydrologic-Geomorphology Interactions in Arid and Semiarid Systems', St Anthony Falls Hydraulics Lab, University of Minnesota (2004) [E1]
2004Hancock GR, 'Modelling soil erosion on the catchment and landscape scale using landscape evolution models - a probabilistic approach using digital elevation model error', SuperSoil2004; 3rd Australian / New Zealand Soils Conference, Sydney, Australia (2004) [E1]
2004Jacobs B, Kalma JD, Hancock GR, Hemakumara HM, Walker J, Willgoose G, 'Towards Understanding The Spatial And Temporal Distribution And Dynamics Of Soil Organic Carbon Within A Large Temperate Agricultural Catchment', CAHMDA-II International Workshop On The Terrestrial Water Cycle: Modeling And Data Assimilation Across Catchment Scales, Princeton, NJ, United States (2004) [E2]

Co-authors: Jetse Kalma

2004Saco PM, Willgoose G, Hancock GR, 'Interactions Between Vegetation And Land Surface Evolution In Arid And Semiarid Systems', 2004 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, United States (2004) [E3]
2004Hemakumura HM, Ruediger C, Jacobs B, Kalma JD, Walker CM, Willgoose GR, et al., 'Scaling and assimilation of soil moisture and streamflow (SASMAS)', Nice (2004) [E3]
2004Hemakumara HM, Rudiger C, Jacobs B, Kalma JD, Walker J, Willgoose G, et al., 'Scaling And Assimilation Of Soil Moisture And Streamflow (SASMAS): Project Overview And Preliminary Results', European Geosciences Union 1st General Assembly, Nice, France (2004) [E3]
2003Willgoose GR, Hancock GR, Kuczera G, 'Testing an erosion-based landform evolution model using objective statistics', Nice (2003) [E1]
2003Hancock GR, Wright AJ, De Silva H, 'Long-term water quality prediction for a post-mining landscape with a final void in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia', National Environment Conference 2003 Conference Proceedings, Brisbane (2003) [E1]
2003Garland AJ, Moliere DR, Hancock GR, Evans KG, 'Changes in hydrology of a mine-impacted catchment, Nabarlek, Northern Territory, Australia', National Environment Conference 2003 Conference Proceedings, Brisbane (2003) [E2]
1999Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, Evans K, 'Simulation of long-term erosion on an abandoned mine site using the SIBERIA landscape evolution model', 25th Hydrology & Water Resources Sympoisu, Handbook & Proceedings, Queensland, Australia (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

1999Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'The sensitivity of geomorphology statistics to the initial conditions in landform evolution', Transactions of American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting), San Francisco, USA (1999) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

1998Hancock GR, Willgoose GR, 'Testing of the SIBERIA Landform Evolution Model Using Experimentaal, Anthropogenic and Natural Landscapes', 1998 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California (1998) [E3]

Co-authors: Garry Willgoose

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants27
Total funding$1,579,773

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2013 (2 grants)

Centre for Sediment Tracing and Surface Modelling$230,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Doctor Anthony Kiem, Doctor Danielle Verdon-Kidd, Doctor Silvia Frisia, Professor Garry Willgoose
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$230,00020132013
GNo:G1200138

Faculty PVC Conference Assistance Grant 2013$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
PVC Conference Assistance GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020132013
GNo:G1401160

2012 (2 grants)

The role of biogenic factors in soil erosion and gully development: a field and modelling assessment for a natural system.$13,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Strategic Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,00020122012
GNo:G1401099

The role of organic debris in reducing runoff and sediment loads.$8,190
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Strategic Initiative Research Fund (SIRF)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,19020122012
GNo:G1401022

2011 (3 grants)

A next generation spatially distributed model for soil profile dynamics and pedogenesis incorporating soil geochemistry and organic matter $365,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Garry Willgoose, Professor Alexander McBratney, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Dr Budiman Minasny, Mr Sagy Cohen
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$365,00020112013
GNo:G1000083

Char from black coal tailings for fertiliser and carbon storage$66,000
Funding Body: NSW Environmental Trust

Project Team
Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Judy Bailey, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Dr Lyndal Hugo
SchemeRole
Environmental Research (Minor Grant)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$66,00020112013
GNo:G1000090

Investigation into the relationships between tidal fluctuations and historical climatic variations along the Australian coast$5,830
Funding Body: NCCARF (National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility)

Project Team
Doctor Anthony Kiem, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Adaptation Research Network Settlements and InfrastructureInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,83020112011
GNo:G1100346

2009 (1 grants)

Vertical distribution, turnover and characterisation of soil organic carbon in particle-size fractions as influenced by soil texture$17,600
Funding Body: AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering)

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Professor Garry Willgoose
SchemeRole
AINSE AwardInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$17,60020092009
GNo:G0190616

2006 (1 grants)

Enhanced use of satellite remote sensing technology to improve climate and water modelling$15,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020062006
GNo:G0187274

2005 (4 grants)

Carbon, nutrient and sediment dynamics in a semi-arid catchment$370,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Emeritus Professor Jetse Kalma, Mr J McDonnell
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$370,00020052007
GNo:G0184347

Erosion resistant landform design$150,000
Funding Body: MERIWA - Minerals and energy research institute of Western Australia

SchemeRole
Applied Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,00020052007
GNo:18087507

Investigation of vegetation and carbon dynamics using remote sensing and groundbased observations$12,058
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Emeritus Professor Jetse Kalma
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,05820052005
GNo:G0184653

2005 RIBG allocation - Faculty LIEF contribution$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020052005
GNo:G0185852

2004 (3 grants)

Long-term final void salinity modelling for mine final voids$14,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Professor Stephen Fityus
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,00020042004
GNo:G0183519

Evaluation and testing of a computer model for sediment transport and water quality.$6,800
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,80020042004
GNo:G0183452

Determination of soil development rates using cosmogenic isotopes$4,773
Funding Body: AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering)

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Use of Facilities OnlyChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,77320042004
GNo:G0182725

2003 (1 grants)

Quantifying the impact of weathering on landscape development$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Emeritus Professor John Fryer, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020032003
GNo:G0182463

2002 (3 grants)

The modelling of sediment dynamics to develop better tools for the rehabilitation of landscape systems$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020022002
GNo:G0181413

Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA 10 - 14 December 2001$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020022002
GNo:G0181738

Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting of the Americal Geophysical Union, Wellington, New Zealand 9 - 12 July, 2002$2,304
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,30420022002
GNo:G0182167

2001 (2 grants)

A physically based method for spatial interpolation of soil measurements.$150,624
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Professor Garry Willgoose
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,62420012003
GNo:G0179268

A rainfall simulation study to derive erosion rates for the Jabiluka Uranium Mine.$2,700
Funding Body: Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,70020012001
GNo:G0180904

2000 (5 grants)

Student funding agreement and research grant.$99,000
Funding Body: Technological Resources Pty Ltd.

Project Team
Emeritus Professor John Fryer, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Postgraduate Research ScholarshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$99,00020002002
GNo:G0179370

Investigation of natural and constructed channels to determine guidelines for rehabilitated landscapes.$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020002000
GNo:G0180400

Assessment of Erosion at Nabarlek Mine Site NT and Environs.$4,400
Funding Body: Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,40020002000
GNo:G0179934

Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, USA.$2,033
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,03320002000
GNo:G0180225

Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA.$1,061
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Gregory Hancock
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,06120002000
GNo:G0179339
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions9
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.4
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.75

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142017PhD (Environmental Eng)Co-SupervisorA Next Generation Spatially Distributed Model for Soil Profile Dynamics and Pedogenesis
20132021PhD (Environmental Sc)Principal SupervisormARM Pedogenesis Model: Application as a Tool in Precision Agriculture in Eastern New South Wales
20132017PhD (Physical Geography)Principal SupervisorLinking Soil Carbon with Catchment-Scale Hydrology
20132017PhD (Fine Art)Co-SupervisorDominion Over all the Earth: Visualising the Tensions of Science and Sustainability in Contemporary Art Practice
20122014M Philosophy (EnvironmentalSc)Principal SupervisorThe Potential Role of Biochar in Improving Agricultural Productivity on Rehabilitated Land in the Hunter Valley
20072007Honours Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisorsoil moisture modelling
20072007Honours Accounting
University of Newcastle
Co-SupervisorQuantification of vegetation using remote sensing
20042007Masters Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Western Australia
Co-SupervisorErosion modelling in WA
20042007PHD Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Western Australia
Co-SupervisorClimate impacts on sediment transport in WA

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2010PhD (Environmental Sc)Principal SupervisorSoil Carbon Dynamics at Hillslope and Catchment Scale
2010PhD (Environmental Sc)Principal SupervisorSpatial Description of Soil Properties Through Landscape-Pedogenesis Modelling
2007M Sc (Physical Geography) [R]Sole SupervisorThe Jarosite Group of Compounds - Stability, Decomposition and Conversion
2006M Eng (Civil Surv & Env) [R]Principal SupervisorGeomorphic Design of Stable Engineered Landforms in a Semi-Arid Environment
2003Honours Accounting
University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisorcomputer based eroison modelling
2003Honours Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorErosion modelling in the NT
2003Honours Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Newcastle
Co-SupervisorErosion modelling at the Jabiluka uranium mine
2003 Accounting
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorModelling of mine void water quality
2001Honours Earth Sc Not Elsewhere Classif
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorErosion modelling - laboratory scale
2001Honours Accounting
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorLab scale erosion modelling
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Associate Professor Gregory Hancock

Work Phone(02) 4921 5090
Fax(02) 4921 5877
Email
PositionAssociate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaEarth Sciences
Office
G114,
Geology,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/greg-hancock