Frances Charters

LecturerFrances Charters

Civil and Natural Resources Engineering E307
Internal Phone: 94632

Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests include:- Water quality monitoring and analysis (chemical/physical properties)- Contaminant load modelling- Ecological treatment systems for improving water quality- Low impact/multi-value community infrastructure

Recent Publications

  • Charters F., Cochrane TA. and O'Sullivan AD. (2017) Characterising urban zinc generation to identify surface pollutant hotspots in a low intensity rainfall climate. Water Science and Technology 76(6) WST-EM161777R1: 1370-1377. http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.306.
  • Charters FJ., Cochrane TA. and O'Sullivan AD. (2016) Untreated runoff quality from roof and road surfaces in a low intensity rainfall climate. Science of the Total Environment 550: 265-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.093.
  • Fraga I., Charters FJ., O'Sullivan AD. and Cochrane TA. (2016) A novel modelling framework to prioritize estimation of non-point source pollution parameters for quantifying pollutant origin and discharge in urban catchments. Journal of Environmental Management 167: 75-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.11.003.
  • Charters FJ., Cochrane TA. and O'Sullivan AD. (2015) Particle Size Distribution Variance in Untreated Urban Runoff and its Implication on Treatment Selection. Water Research 85: 337-345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.08.029.
  • Charters F., Cochrane TA. and O'Sullivan AD. (2017) Temporal Variations in Surface-Specific Stormwater Pollutant Loads. Prague, Czech Republic: 4th IWA/IAHR Congress on Urban Drainage, 10-15 Sep 2017.