Mr Andrew Biggs

QLD

About

Dr Andrew Biggs is a Senior Soil Scientist with the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy in Queensland. Andrew has 25 years’ experience in soil survey and land evaluation throughout Queensland. His PhD was focussed on catchment scale salt balances in the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin and he has spent many years working in the field of salinity and shallow hydrogeology. Andrew has a strong interest in soil survey data quality and was a key member of the team that developed the Queensland Government soil survey database. He also has a strong focus on the ecological applications of soil data through involvement in a number of projects concerned with flora and fauna distribution. Andrew is a past-president of the Queensland Branch of the Society and has been actively involved in running soil refresher training workshops for the Branch for more than a decade. He is an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Agriculture and Food Science at the University of Queensland.


Self Nominated Expertise

Pedology, soil classification, soil survey, land-use planning, training/education, salinity, hydrogeology, data management


Qualifications

PhD, MAgSc, BAgSc


Accreditation

CPSS-AusSS


Current company

Department of Environment and Resource Management


Phone

07 4688 1062


CPSS Member Since

2011