Andrew Ireson

     Andrew Ireson  B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor in Subsurface Hydrology
    Civil and Geological Engineering (30% appointment)
    School of Environment and Sustainability (70% appointment)

    Biography

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London
    • Master of Science in Hydrology for Environmental Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London
    • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bath University

    Publications

    • Khan, A.E., Ireson, A.M., Kovats, S., Mojumder, S.K., Khusru, A., Rahman, A. and Vineis, P. (2011). Drinking Water Salinity and Maternal Health in Coastal Bangladesh: Potential Implications of Climate Change. Environment Health Perspectives, Accepted March 2011.
    • Hughes, A.G., Vounaki, T., Peach, D.W., Ireson, A.M., Jackson, C.R., Butler, A.P., Finch, J., and Wheater, H.S. (2011). Flood risk from groundwater in a Chalk catchment in southern England. Journal of Flood Risk Management. In press.
    • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P (2011). Controls on preferential recharge to Chalk aquifers. Journal of Hydrology. 398. 109-123.
    • Maraun, D., Wetterhall, F, Ireson, A.M., et al (2010). Precipitation downscaling under climate change. Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Reviews of Geophysics. 48(3).
    • Ireson, A. M., Mathias, S. A., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P. and Finch, J. (2009) A model for flow in the Chalk unsaturated zone incorporating progressive weathering. Journal of Hydrology. 365. 244-260.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.11.043
    • Jackson, B. M., Wheater, H. S., Wade, A. J., Butterfield, D., Mathias, S. A., Ireson, A. M., Butler, A. P., McIntyre, N. R. and Whitehead P.G. (2007). Catchment-scale modelling of flow and nutrient transport in the Chalk unsaturated zone. Ecological Modelling. 209(1). 41-52.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.07.005
    • Mathias, S. A., Butler, A.P., Ireson, A. M., Jackson, B. M., McIntyre, N, Wheater, H.S. (2007) Recent advances in modelling nitrate transport in the Chalk. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 40. 353-359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/1470-9236/07-022.
    • Ireson, A. M., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P., Mathias, S. A., Finch, J., and Cooper, J. D. (2006). Hydrological processes in the Chalk unsaturated zone – Insights from an intensive field monitoring programme. Journal of Hydrology. 330, 29-43.
    • Ireson, A. M., Makropoulos, C. and Maksimovic, C. (2006). Water Resources Modelling under Data Scarcity: Coupling MIKE BASIN and ASM Groundwater Model. Water Resources Management, 20, 567- 590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-006-3085-2
    • Ireson, A.M., Butler, A.P. and Mathias, S.A. (2009) Coupled flow, radionuclide transport and root growth in a soil column with a dynamic water table. Imperial College Report for the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Imperial/NRP 022, September 2009.
    • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) The effect of sorption on radionuclide uptake for different soil textures. Imperial College Report for the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Imperial/NRP 021, September 2009.
    • Ireson, A.M., Mathias, S.A. and Butler, A.P. (2009) A Preliminary Investigation into Upscaling Radionuclide Migration and Uptake in Vegetated Soils. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 020, August 2009.
    • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) A Review of Soil Bioturbation and Soil Development. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 018, August 2009.
    • Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2009) Modelling plant root system development in response to soil water status: A review. Imperial College Report for United Kingdom Nirex Limited, Imperial/NRP 017, August 2009.

    Research Grants

    Teaching

    Research Projects

    Research Projects

    Modelling flow and transport in the subsurface; Unsaturated zone flow processes; Methods to improve collection, analysis, and interpretation of integrated hydrological data; hydrological change in northern latitudes; groundwater resource management; groundwater quality and sustainable development of natural resources