Dr Seth Westra

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
The University of Adelaide
Research Field: Hydrology and climate risk

seth-1Seth Westra is a senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. Specialising in the link between catchment-scale hydrology and large-scale climate processes, Seth’s research interests include precipitation extremes, flood and drought risk, and the development of novel techniques to conduct climate impact assessments. Seth holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales, and in 2013 he received the Australian Institute of Policy and Science Tall Poppy Award. He has published over 20 international journal papers, and is currently supervising a small but highly talented group of PhD students and postdocs.

More information about his research and publications can be found here.

See Seth’s posts on this blog.

Listen to Seth discuss the Tall Poppy Campaign and his research on 3CR ‘Lost in Science’

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