Dr Adrian Edward Croucher

PhD (Engineering Science), MSc (Environmental Science), BSc (Mathematics and Physics)

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Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Adrian graduated with a BSc in maths/ physics (1990), an MSc in Environmental Science (1993) and a PhD in Engineering Science (1999), all at the University of Auckland. Following overseas travel he began work as a research fellow in the Department of Engineering Science in 1999.

Research | Current

  • Rivers, estuaries and coastal environments - hydrodynamic and contaminant transport modelling
  • Rivers, estuaries and coastal environments - simulation of egg/ larvae dispersal
  • Geothermal reservoir modelling
     

Research groups

Responsibilities

Main developer of the PyTOUGH Python scripting library for TOUGH2 simulations

Areas of expertise

  • Computer simulation of geothermal reservoirs
  • Computer simulation of marine environments (hydrodynamics, particle tracking, contaminant modelling)
  • Scientific and engineering software development

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Croucher, A., O'Sullivan M, O'Sullivan J, Yeh, A., Burnell, J., & Kissling, W. (2020). Waiwera: A parallel open-source geothermal flow simulator. COMPUTERS & GEOSCIENCES, 14110.1016/j.cageo.2020.104529
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael O'Sullivan, John OSullivan
  • Le Port, A., Montgomery, J. C., Smith, A. N. H., Croucher, A. E., McLeod, I. M., & Lavery, S. D. (2017). Temperate marine protected area provides recruitment subsidies to local fisheries. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284 (1865)10.1098/rspb.2017.1300
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44323
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shane Lavery, John Montgomery
  • Croucher, A., OSullivan, M. J., O'Sullivan JP, Pogacnik, J., Yeh, A., Burnell, J., & Kissling, W. (2016). Geothermal supermodels project: An update on flow simulator development. Paper presented at New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2016, Auckland, New Zealand. 23 November - 25 November 2016. Proceedings: 38th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael O'Sullivan, John OSullivan, Angus Yeh
  • O'Sullivan J, O'Sullivan M, & Croucher, A. (2016). Improvements to the AUTOUGH2 supercritical simulator with extension to the air-water equation-of-state. Geothermal energy here and now: Sustainable, clean, flexible (Geothermal Resources Council Transactions volume 40), 40, 921-929. Davis, California, USA: Geothermal Resources Council.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael O'Sullivan, John OSullivan
  • O'Sullivan JP, Kipyego, E., Croucher, A. E., Ofwona, C., & O'Sullivan MJ (2015). A supercritical model of the Menengai geothermal system. In R. Horne, T. Boyd (Eds.) Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015 Melbourne, Australia: International Geothermal Association. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael O'Sullivan, John OSullivan
  • Burnell, J., O'Sullivan MJ, O'Sullivan JP, Kissling, W., Croucher, A. E., Pogacnik, J., ... Climo, M. (2015). Geothermal supermodels: The next generation of integrated geophysical, chemical and flow simulation modelling tools. In R. N. Horne, T. Boyd (Eds.) Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015 Melbourne, Australia: International Geothermal Association. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael O'Sullivan, John OSullivan, Sadiq Zarrouk
  • Croucher, A. E. (2015). Recent developments in the PyTOUGH scripting library for TOUGH2 simulations. Proceedings: 37th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop Taupo, New Zealand: The University of Auckland.
  • Le Port, A., Montgomery, J. C., & Croucher, A. E. (2014). Biophysical modelling of snapper Pagrus auratus larval dispersal from a temperate MPA. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 515, 203-215. 10.3354/meps10973
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Montgomery

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Primary office location

UNISERVICES HOUSE - Bldg 439
Level 4, Room 407
70 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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