Dr Thomas Hatton (Chair, SoE 2011 Committee)

Dr Thomas Hatton is an independent consultant and the current Chair of the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority. He was previously Director of CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans and Water for a Healthy Country flagships. He has 25 years of research experience in ecohydrology and catchment hydrology, and has led significant environmental research projects across Australia. He was awarded the Inaugural National WE Wood Award for Scientific Excellence in Salinity R&D in 1999. For his work leading the Murray–Darling Sustainable Yields Assessment, Dr Hatton was awarded the CSIRO Chairman’s Medal for Research Excellence. His contribution to water and environmental research was recognised with a Public Service Medal in the 2008 Australia Day Honours.

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Mackay R, Wienecke B (2011). Overview: Dr Thomas Hatton (Chair, SoE 2011 Committee). In: Australia state of the environment 2011, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/authors/dr-thomas-hatton, DOI 10.4226/94/58b65510c633b