Dr Mark Hibberd is a Principal Research Scientist and Air Quality Team Leader at CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. He is currently president of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand. Dr Hibberd's areas of expertise include air quality modelling of point source and urban air pollution, including odour using field, laboratory, and computer modelling studies; exposure modelling and health impact of air pollution; advice to state and federal authorities as well as industry and community groups; analysing and interpreting large data sets, and providing uncertainty analyses.
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