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Researcher: Perkins, KJ (Miss Kate Perkins)

Fields of Research

Water resources engineering
Civil engineering
Fisheries sciences
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Plant physiology
Engineering practice and education
Mechanical engineering

Research Objectives

Hydro-electric energy
Biofuel energy
Geothermal energy
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Terrestrial systems and management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Characterizing the roughness of freshwater biofilms using a photogrammetric methodology; Biofouling
Diatom fouling problems in a Tasmanian Hydro Canal, including the description of Gomphonema tarraleahae sp. nov; Diatom Research
Drag force and surface roughness measurements on freshwater biofouled surfaces; Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research
Succession and Physiological Health of Freshwater microalgal fouling in a tasmanian hydropower canal; Biofouling
Taxonomy, ecophysiology and mitigation of fouling diatoms in a Hydro Electric Canal at Tarraleah
The Effect of Freshwater Biofilms on Skin Friction Drag; 16th IAHR-APD Congress and 3rd Symposium of IAHR-ISHS
The effect of gomphonema and filamentous algae streamers on hydroelectric canal capacity and turbulent boundary layer structure; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
The Influence of Freshwater Biofilms on Drag in Hydroelectric Power Schemes; WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics
The turbulence structure of flows over rough surfaces and freshwater biofilms; 17th IAHR-APD Congress

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision