Dr Andrew ROSS

BA (Hons) MA (Econ) PHD
Honorary Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Science
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Areas of expertise

  • Environmental Management 4104
  • Natural Resource Management 050209
  • Public Policy 160510
  • Environment And Resource Economics 140205

Research interests

Integrated groundwater and surface water management

Water economics and governance

Water and food security, and adaptation to climate change

Water policy  





Andrew Ross is a honorary senior lecturer at the Fenner School of Environment and Society. He is engaged in globally relevant collaborative initiatives on integrated groundwater and surface water management. He is a member of the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions and a partner in the Australian Water Partnership. He leads the International Association of Hydrogeologists' working group on economic aspects of managed aquifer recharge. Before joining the ANU he was an executive in the Australian Department of Environment and Heritage and the Treasury and has also worked for the OECD's Environmental Directorate.


Researcher's projects


Cross disciplinary research on innovation and solutions that promote integrated groundwater and surface water storage and management. Financial and economic analysis of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR)


Past student projects

PHD on Integrated Surface Water and Groundwater Management in the Murray-Darling Basin, Colorado and Idaho


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  19 July 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers