Conference Proceedings

Find copies of all MiWER Conference Proceedings here. All these proceedings have been peer reviewed.

2018

Lund, M.; Blanchette, M.; and Harkin, C. (2018): Seasonal River Flow-through As A Pit Lake Closure Strategy: Is It A Sustainable Option In A Drying Climate?. – In: Wolkersdorfer, Ch.; Sartz, L.; Weber, A.; Burgess, J. & Tremblay, G.: Proceedings of the 11th ICARD & IMWA Annual Conference Mine Water – Risk to Opportunity (Vol I). – p. 34 – 41; Pretoria, South Africa (Tshwane University of Technology). PDF

2017

Blanchette, M.; and Lund, M. (2017): Biophysical Closure Criteria Without Reference Sites: Evaluating River Diversions Around Mines. – In: Wolkersdorfer, C.; Sartz, L.; Sillanpää, M. & Häkkinen, A.: Mine Water & Circular Economy (Vol I). – p. 437 – 444; Lappeenranta, Finland (Lappeenranta University of Technology).PDF

Green, R.; Mather, C.; Kleiber, C., Lee, S., Lund, M. and Blanchette, M. (2017) Waste Not, Want Not – Using Waste Hay to Improve Pit Lake Water Quality. – In: Bell, L.C.; Edraki, M. and Gerbo, C.: Proceedings of the Ninth Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage – p. 434 – 441; Burnie, Tasmania (University of Queensland).PDF

Lund, M.; Blanchette, M.; and Gonzalez Pinto, J. (2017): Are Microcosms Tiny Pit Lakes?. – In: Wolkersdorfer, C.; Sartz, L.; Sillanpää, M. & Häkkinen, A.: Mine Water & Circular Economy (Vol II). – p. 1204 – 1205; Lappeenranta, Finland (Lappeenranta University of Technology).PDF

2016

Ashby, A.D.; van Etten, EJB; Lund, M.A. (2016) Pit falls of gold mine sites in care and maintenance. In: Proceedings of Mine Closure 2016. Perth Australia.PDF

Blanchette, M.; Lund, M.; Stoney, R.; Short, D.; and Harkin, C. (2016): Bio-physical closure criteria without reference sites: realistic targets in modified rivers.. – In: Drebenstedt, C. & Paul, M.: IMWA 2016 – Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions. – p. 586 – 592; Freiberg/Germany (TU Bergakademie Freiberg).PDF

2015

Lund, M. and McCullough, C. (2015): Addition of Bulk Organic Matter to Acidic Pit Lakes May Facilitate Closure. – In: Agreeing on solutions for more sustainable mine water management – Proceedings of the 10th ICARD & IMWA Annual Conference. Santiago, Chile (GECAMIN).PDF

Macdonald, K.; Lund, M.; Blanchette, M. (2015): Impacts of Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining on Water Quality of a Tropical River (Surow River, Ghana). – In: Agreeing on solutions for more sustainable mine water management – Proceedings of the 10th ICARD & IMWA Annual Conference. Santiago, Chile (GECAMIN).PDF

2014

Macdonald, K., Lund, M.A., McCullough, C.D. and Blanchette, M. (2014). Regulation of artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana and Indonesia as currently implemented fails to adequately protect aquatic ecosystems. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Conference. Xuzhou, China.PDF

Lund, M.; Blanchette, M. (2014): Are We Approaching Pit Lake Closure from the Wrong Perspective?. – In: Sui, Wanghua; Sun, Yajun & Wang, Changshen: Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Conference, An Interdisciplinary Response to Mine Water Challenges. – p. 720 – 724; Xuzhou, China (China University of Mining and Technology).PDF

McCullough, C. D., and Pearce, J. I. (2014). What do elevated background contaminant concentrations mean for AMD risk assessment and management in Western Australia? 8th Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage. Adelaide, Australia. 28 April – 2 May 2014. 147-158pp.PDF

2013

Lund, M. A.; Van Etten, E. J. B. & McCullough, C. D. (2013). Importance of catchment vegetation and design to long-term rehabilitation of acidic pit lakes. Brown, A.; Figueroa, L. & Wolkersdorfer, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Golden Co. USA, 1029-1034pp.PDF

McCullough, C.D., Ballot, E. & Short, D. (2013). Breach and decant of an acid mine lake by a eutrophic river: river water quality and limitations of use . Proceedings of the Mine Water Solutions 2013 Congress, Lima, Peru. 317-317.PDF

2012

Kumar, N. R.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2012). Upper and lower concentration thresholds for bioremediation of Acid Mine Drainage using bulk organic substrates. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Bunbury, Australia. 525-532.PDF

Lund, M. A., C. D. McCullough & Kumar, N. R. (2012). The Collie Pit Lake District, Western Australia: An Overview. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Bunbury, Australia. 287-294.PDF

Mauric, A. P., McCullough, C. D., Wilson-Clark, C., Witcomb, A. & Millgate, J. (2012). Closure Planning in a Developing country – a case study from the Phu Kham Mine, Laos, South-east Asia. Proceedings of the International Mine Closure 2012 Congress, Brisbane, Australia, A. B. Fourie and M. Tibbett (eds), pp. 295-304.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Kumar, N. R.; Lund, M. A.; Newport, M.; Ballot, E. & Short, D. (2012). Riverine breach and subsequent decant of an acidic pit lake: evaluating the effects of riverine flow-through on lake stratification and chemistry. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Bunbury, Australia. 533-540.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Marchand, G.; Unseld, J.; Robinson, M. & O’Grady, B. (2012). Pit lakes as evaporative ‘terminal’ sinks: an approach to best available practice mine closure. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Bunbury, Australia. 167-174.PDF

2011

Hinwood, A., Heyworth, J., Tanner, H., McCullough, C., and Lund, M. (2011) Water Quality of Mine Void Pit Lakes Used for Recreation. Epidemiology 22 (1), S296 link

Kumar, N. R.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2011). Potential of sewage and green waste for acidic pit lake bioremediation. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Aachen, Germany. 381-385pp. PDF

Kumar, N. R.; McCullough, C. D.; Lund, M. A. & Larranãga, S. A. (2011). Evaluating the factors limiting algal biomass in acidic pit lakes of the Collie Lake District, Western Australia. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Aachen, Germany. 523-527pp. PDF

Lund, M. A. & McCullough, C. D. (2011). How representative are pit lakes of regional natural water bodies? A case study from silica sand mining. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Aachen, Germany. 529-533.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Lund & M. A. (2011). Limiting factors for crayfish and finfish in acidic coal pit lakes. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Aachen, Germany. 35-39.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Müller, M.; Eulitz, K. & Lund, M. A. (2011). Modelling a pit lake district to plan for abstraction regime changes. Mine Closure 2011: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Mine Closure. Lake Louise, Canada. Fourie, A. B.; Tibbett, M. & Beersing, A. (eds.), Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), Perth, Australia, 581-592pp.PDF

Müller, M.; Eulitz, K.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2011). Model-based investigations of acidity sinks and sources of a pit lake in Western Australia. Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Aachen, Germany. 41-45pp.PDF

Van Etten, E. J. B.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2011). Setting restoration goals for restoring pit lakes as aquatic ecosystems: a case study from south west Australia. Proceedings of the Eighth International Heavy Minerals Conference, Perth, Australia, 5-6 October 2011, pp. 339-350. AusIMM, Melbourne. PDF

Van Etten, E. J. B.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2011). Sand mining restoration on the Swan Coastal Plain using topsoil – learning from monitoring of previous rehabilitation attempts. Proceedings of the Eighth International Heavy Minerals Conference, Perth, Australia, 5-6 October 2011, pp. 323-338. AusIMM, Melbourne. PDF

2010

Lund, M. A.; McCullough, C. D. & Galeotti, D. (2010). Remediation of water quality and macroinvertebrate communities in an urban artificial lake affected by acid sulphate soils. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung fur Limnologie 32: 1,373-1,378. PDF

2009

Kumar, N. R.; McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2009). Water resources in Australian mine pit lakes. Proceedings of AUSIMM Water in Mining 2009, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), Perth, Australia. pp. 507-511.PDF

Lund, M. A. & McCullough, C. D. (2009). Biological remediation of low sulphate acidic pit lake waters with limestone pH neutralisation and amended nutrients. International Mine Water Conference. Pretoria, South Africa. 19-23 October, International Mine Water Association. 519-525pp.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Steenbergen, J.; te Beest, C. & Lund, M. A. (2009). More than water quality: environmental limitations to a fishery in acid pit lakes of Collie, south-west Australia. International Mine water Conference. Pretoria, South Africa. 19-23 October, International Mine Water Association, pp. 507-511. PDF

2008

Lund, M. A. & McCullough, C. D. (2008). Limnology and ecology of low sulphate, poorly-buffered, acidic coal pit lakes in Collie, Western Australia. Proceedings of the 10th International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. 591-594 pp.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Lund, M. A. & May, J. M. (2008). Field scale trials treating acidity in coal pit lakes using sewage and green waste. Proceedings of the 10th International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Congress. Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. 599-602 pp.PDF

2006

Lund, M.A., McCullough, C.D. & Yuden (2006). In-situ coal pit lake treatment of acidity when sulfate concentrations are low, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), St Louis, Missouri, USA, 1,106-1,121.PDF

McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2006). Pit lakes: benefit or bane to companies, communities and the environment? Proceedings of the Goldfields Environmental Management Group Workshop on Environmental Management 2006. Kalgoorlie, Australia 24 – 26 May.PDF

McCullough, C. D. & Lund, M. A. (2006). Pit lake sustainability; what is it, and how do I get it? AusIMM Water in Mining 2006. Brisbane, Australia. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), 323-330.PDF

McCullough, C. D.; Lund, M. A. & May, J. M. (2006). Microcosm testing of municipal sewage and green waste for full-scale remediation of an acid coal pit lake, in semi-arid tropical Australia. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD). St Louis, Missouri, USA. 1,177-1,197.PDF

(Pre-MiWER)

2004

Lund, M.A. (2004) An ecological risk assessment of irrigation in the Ord River catchment, a highly disturbed and poorly understood area in the wet-dry tropics of Australia. In Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference. (Ed. I Rutherfurd). Launceston, Tasmania.

2003

Lund, M.A. and McCrea, A. (2003) Preliminary materials budget (nutrients and sediments) in the Ord River: Implications for current and proposed irrigation areas. CD-ROM, Protecting the Values of Rivers, Wetlands and the Reef. Conference Abstracts, Posters and Presentations. Proceedings of the Sustaining Our Aquatic Environments Conference, Townsville 20-23 November 2001, Australian Water Association, Artarmon, NSW.

2002

Davis, J.A., McGuire, M., Robson, B. and Lund, M. (2002) Predicting wetland response to nutrient enrichment: modelling temperature, algal blooms and nuisance midge swarms. Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 28, 635-640 PDF

Hawkins, S., Lund, M.A. and Lavery, P.S. (2002) Phosphorus removal from stormwater by biofilms (periphyton) in constructed wetland systems, Western Australia. Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 28, 1572-1575 PDF

Lund, M.A. (2002) Designing constructed wetlands for removal of filterable reactive P from stormwater/groundwater in areas of high water tables in a Mediterranean climate. ENVIRO 2002 Convention and Exhibition, 7-12 April 2002, Melbourne, Victoria.

Lund, M.A., Lavery, P.S. and Froend, R.H. (2002) Bacteria and biofilm (periphyton) in constructed wetlands treating highly coloured nutrient enriched stormwater. Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 28(3), 1558-1562 PDF

O’Neill, K., Horwitz, P. and Lund, M.A. (2002) The spatial and temporal nature of changing acidity in a wetland: The case of Lake Jandabup on the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 28(3), 1284-1288 PDF

2001

Lund, M.A. (2001) Nuisance midge (Chironomidae) plagues in urban wetlands: A catalyst for improved catchment management. Proceedings of the 28th National Environmental Health Conference (CD-Rom) 15-19th October 2001 Perth, Australian Institute of Environmental Health.

Lund, M.A. (2001) Designing constructed wetlands for removal of filterable reactive P from stormwater/groundwater in areas of high water tables in a Mediterranean climate. Proceedings of the. Land Development in Areas of High Water Table Forum. Institution of Engineers, Hydrology and Water Resources Panel and Urban Development Institute of Australia, Perth. PDF

2000

Lund, M.A. (2000) Are Australian wetlands less productive than Northern Hemisphere wetlands under the same nutrient concentrations? Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 27, 1661-1665 PDF

1997

Lund, M.A. and Ryder, D.S. (1997) Can artificially generated gilvin (g440 m-1, Glebstoffe) be used as a tool for lake restoration, Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 26, 731-735 PDF

1991

Lund, M.A. and Chester, E.T., (1991) The use of Aluminium sulphate to control algal blooms and chironomids in Jackadder Lake, Western Australia, Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 24, 1129-1133 PDF