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Dr David Blake

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5069, Mobile: 0438 084 830, Email: d.blake@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.348
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5069  
Mobile: 0438 084 830  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5509  
Email: d.blake@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.348  

 

Current Teaching

  • SCM2104 Geographical Information Systems
  • SCI5118 GIS and Remote Sensing
  • SCI5128 Environmental Management Systems and Auditing
  • SCI5250 Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures

Background

  • 2007–present: Lecturer, School of Natural Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • 2008–2009: Embedded Scientist, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering, WA
  • 2005–2008: Environmental Officer, Department of Environment and Conservation (regulatory compliance)
  • 2003–2005: Environmental Scientist, Cardno BSD, WA
  • 2003–2003: Environmental Field Officer, Kings Park and Botanical Gardens Authority

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Society of Western Australia

Research Areas and Interests

  • Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Ecology
  • Fire Ecology
  • Groundwater contamination
  • The impacts of wetland fires on groundwater quality

Staff Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Edith Cowan University .
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2013 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore (BHPBIO) Ecological Water Asset Project - Regional Ecohydrology Monitoring Network ,  BHP Billiton,  Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $266,342.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Blake, D., Lu, K., Horwitz, P., Boyce, M., (2012), Fire suppression and burnt sediments: effects on the water chemistry of fire-affected wetlands. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 21(5), 557-561, Australia, DOI: 10.1071/WF10125.
  • Blake, D., Hinwood, A., Horwitz, P., (2009), Peat fires and air quality: volatile organic compounds and particulates. Chemosphere, 76(3), 419-423, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2009.03.047.
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