Andrew Kinsela

Lecturer

Research Associate in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Water Research Centre (WRC)

 

Andrew Kinsela is a Research Associate in the Water Research Centre, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research interests include:

  • Environmental analytical chemistry; particularly in relation to examination of fate of trace inorganic contaminants, their bioavailability and potential remediation
  • Physico-chemical properties of colloids, specifically regarding problem contaminant transport issues e.g. the movement of uranium in engineered clay barriers

publications

Journal articles
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Kinsela AS; Bligh MW; Vázquez-Campos X; Sun Y; Wilkins MR; Comarmond MJ; Rowling B; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2021, 'Biogeochemical Mobility of Contaminants from a Replica Radioactive Waste Trench in Response to Rainfall-Induced Redox Oscillations', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 55, pp. 8793 - 8805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c01604
2021
Zhang C; Cheng X; Wang M; Ma J; Collins R; Kinsela A; Zhang Y; Waite TD, 2021, 'Phosphate recovery as vivianite using a flow-electrode capacitive desalination (FCDI) and fluidized bed crystallization (FBC) coupled system', Water Research, vol. 194, pp. 116939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.116939
2021
Kurajica L; Ujević Bošnjak M; Kinsela AS; Štiglić J; Waite TD; Capak K; Pavlić Z, 2021, 'Effects of changing supply water quality on drinking water distribution networks: Changes in NOM optical properties, disinfection byproduct formation, and Mn deposition and release', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 762, pp. 144159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144159
2021
Payne TE; Harrison JJ; Cendon DI; Comarmond MJ; Hankin S; Hughes CE; Johansen MP; Kinsela A; Shahin LM; Silitonga A; Thiruvoth S; Wilsher KL, 2020, 'Radionuclide distributions and migration pathways at a legacy trench disposal site', Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, vol. 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2019.106081
2020
Kurajica L; Ujević Bošnjak M; Novak Stankov M; Kinsela AS; Štiglić J; Waite DT; Capak K, 2020, 'Disinfection by-products in Croatian drinking water supplies with special emphasis on the water supply network in the city of Zagreb', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 276, pp. 111360 - 111360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111360
2020
Deng S; Zhang C; Dang Y; Collins RN; Kinsela AS; Tian J; Holmes DE; Li H; Qiu B; Cheng X; Waite TD, 2020, 'Iron Transformation and Its Role in Phosphorus Immobilization in a UCT-MBR with Vivianite Formation Enhancement', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 54, pp. 12539 - 12549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c01205
2020
Ma J; Zhang Y; Collins RN; Tsarev S; Aoyagi N; Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Waite TD, 2019, 'Flow-Electrode CDI Removes the Uncharged Ca-UO2-CO3 Ternary Complex from Brackish Potable Groundwater: Complex Dissociation, Transport, and Sorption', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 53, pp. 2739 - 2747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b07157
2019
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela A; Bligh M; Payne T; Wilkins M; Waite D, 2019, 'Genomic insights into the Archaea inhabiting an Australian radioactive legacy site', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/728089
2019
Aryal R; Beecham S; Sarkar B; Chong MN; Kinsela A; Kandasamy J; Vigneswaran S, 2017, 'Readily Wash-Off Road Dust and Associated Heavy Metals on Motorways', Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, vol. 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-016-3178-3
2017
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Neilan BA; Waite TD, 2017, 'Uranium extraction from a low-grade, stockpiled, non-sulfidic ore: Impact of added iron and the native microbial consortia', Hydrometallurgy, vol. 167, pp. 81 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hydromet.2016.11.002
2017
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela A; Bligh M; Harrison J; Payne T; Waite D, 2017, 'Response of microbial community function to fluctuating geochemical conditions within a legacy radioactive waste trench environment', Response of microbial community function to fluctuating geochemical conditions within a legacy radioactive waste trench environment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/121376
2017
Rowling B; Kinsela AS; Comarmond MJ; Hughes CE; Harrison JJ; Johansen MP; Payne TE, 2017, 'Measurement of tributyl phosphate (TBP) in groundwater at a legacy radioactive waste site and its possible role in contaminant mobilisation', Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, vol. 178-179, pp. 377 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.05.015
2017
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Bligh MW; Harrison JJ; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2017, 'Response of microbial community function to fluctuating geochemical conditions within a legacy radioactive waste trench environment', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00729-17
2017
Woodhouse JN; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Bowling LC; Honeyman GL; Holliday JK; Neilan BA, 2016, 'Microbial communities reflect temporal changes in cyanobacterial composition in a shallow ephemeral freshwater lake', ISME Journal, vol. 10, pp. 1337 - 1351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.218
2016
Jones AM; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2016, 'The reduction of 4-chloronitrobenzene by Fe(II)-Fe(III) oxide systems - correlations with reduction potential and inhibition by silicate', Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 320, pp. 143 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.08.031
2016
Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Bligh MW; Pham AN; Collins RN; Harrison JJ; Wilsher KL; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2016, 'Influence of Dissolved Silicate on Rates of Fe(II) Oxidation', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 11663 - 11671, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b03015
2016
Jones AM; Xue Y; Kinsela AS; Wilcken KM; Collins RN, 2016, 'Donnan membrane speciation of Al, Fe, trace metals and REEs in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil-impacted drainage waters', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 547, pp. 104 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.024
2016
Xin Y; Bligh MW; Kinsela AS; Waite TD, 2016, 'Effect of iron on membrane fouling by alginate in the absence and presence of calcium', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 497, pp. 289 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2015.09.023
2016
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Neilan BA; Aoyagi N; Waite TD, 2015, 'Uranium Binding Mechanisms of the Acid-Tolerant Fungus Coniochaeta fodinicola', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 49, pp. 8487 - 8496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b01342
2015
Xin Y; Bligh MW; Kinsela AS; Wang Y; Waite D, 2015, 'Calcium-mediated polysaccharide gel formation and breakage: Impact on membrane foulant hydraulic properties', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 475, pp. 395 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.10.033
2015
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Waite TD; Collins RN; Neilan BA, 2014, 'Fodinomyces uranophilus gen. nov. sp. nov. and Coniochaeta fodinicola sp. nov., two uranium mine-inhabiting Ascomycota fungi from northern Australia', Mycologia, vol. 106, pp. 1073 - 1089, http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/14-013
2014
Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2012, 'The impacts of low-cost treatment options upon scale formation potential in remote communities reliant on hard groundwaters. A case study: Northern Territory, Australia', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 416, pp. 22 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.12.005
2012
Mohammed T; Loganathan P; Kinsela AS; Vigneswaran S; Kandasamy J, 2012, 'Enrichment, inter-relationship, and fractionation of heavy metals in road-deposited sediments of Sydney, Australia', Soil Research, vol. 50, pp. 229 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR12010
2012
Kinsela AS; Denmead O; MacDonald C; Melville MD; Reynolds J; White I, 2011, 'Field-based measurements of sulfur gas emissions from an agricultural coastal acid sulfate soil, eastern Australia', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 49, pp. 471 - 480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR11089
2011
Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2010, 'Speciation and transport of arsenic in an acid sulfate soil-dominated catchment, eastern Australia', Chemosphere, vol. 82, pp. 879 - 887, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.10.056
2010
Collins RN; Kinsela AS, 2010, 'The aqueous phase speciation and chemistry of cobalt in terrestrial environments', Chemosphere, vol. 79, pp. 763 - 771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.03.003
2010
Quirk RG; Kinsela AS; White I; MacDonald BCT; Melville MD, 2010, 'Assessment of a constructed wetland to reduce acidity discharge in caneland drains', 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 2010, ASSCT 2010, pp. 278 - 285
2010
Kinsela AS; Tjitradjaja A; Collins RN; Waite TD; Payne TE; Macdonald BC; White I, 2010, 'Influence of calcium and silica on hydraulic properties of sodium montmorillonite assemblages under alkaline conditions', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 343, pp. 366 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2009.10.044
2010
Macdonald BC; Reynolds JK; Kinsela AS; Reilly R; Van Oploo P; Waite TD; White I, 2009, 'Critical coagulation in sulfidic sediments from an east-coast Australian acid sulfate landscape', Applied Clay Science, vol. 46, pp. 166 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2009.07.020
2009
Quirk R; Melville M; Kinsela A; Reynolds J; Zwemer T; Hancock M; MacDonald B; White I, 2009, 'Treatment of drainage from acidic canelands using a constructed wetland', Sugar Tech, vol. 11, pp. 73 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12355-009-0013-9
2009
Kinsela AS; Reynolds JK; Melville MD, 2007, 'Agricultural acid sulfate soils: a potential source of volatile sulfur compounds?', Environmental Chemistry, vol. 4, pp. 18 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/EN06071
2007
Kinsela AS; Melville MD, 2004, 'Mechanisms of acid sulfate soil oxidation and leaching under sugarcanecropping', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol. 42, pp. 569 - 578
2004
Macdonald BC; Smith J; Keene AF; Tunks M; Kinsela AS; White I, 2004, 'Impacts of runoff from sulfuric soils on sediment chemistry in anestuarine lake', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 329, pp. 115 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2004.02.016
2004
Reports
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Kinsela A; Lian B; Bales C; Wang Y; Waite D, 2020, Uranium Removal from Groundwaters in Northern Territory Remote Communities: Advanced Treatment Options for Drinking Water
2020
Sun Y; Kinsela A; Waite D, 2020, Relationship between physical and chemical characteristics of coal dust particulates and incidence of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (black lung disease)
2020
Kinsela A; Bligh M; Anderson D; Waite D, 2018, Radioactive Site Remediation and Management: Little Forest Legacy Site. Final Report
2018
Kinsela A; Bligh M; Anderson D; Waite D, 2016, Radioactive Site Remediation and Management: Little Forest Legacy Site. Annual Report (2015-2016)
2016
Kinsela A; Bligh M; Waite D, 2016, Little Forest Legacy Site Remediation Scenarios: Engineered Capping, Pump and Treat & Exhumation
2016
Kinsela A; Ikeda A; Waite D, 2015, Radioactive Site Remediation and Management: Little Forest Legacy Site. Final Project Report 2012-2015
2015
Kinsela A; Vazquez Campos X; Collins R; Neilan B; Waite D, 2015, Biogeochemical controls of uranium heap leaching
2015
Ikeda A; Kinsela A; Waite D, 2014, Radioactive Site Remediation and Management
2014
Kinsela AS; Collins RN, 2011, Suggested remedial works for Christies Creek to reduce the discharge of aluminium and iron from acid sulfate soils. Final Report, version 2, UNSW Water Research Centre publication 2011/10
2011
Kinsela AS; Glamore W; Collins RN, 2011, Suggested remedial works for Christies Creek to reduce the discharge of aluminium and iron from acid sulfate soils. Final Report, version 1, UNSW Water Research Centre publication 2011/04
2011
Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2010, Sources of problematic contaminants iron and aluminium in Christies Creek, north east NSW. Interim report, UNSW Water Research Centre publication 2010/12
2010
Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2009, Sources, concentrations and bioavailability of arsenic in sediments: Christies Creek, north east NSW, UNSW Water Research Centre publication 2009/15
2009
Conference Papers
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Yeung A; Sun Y; Kinsela A; Faiz A; Haghi M; Oliver B; Waite D, 2020, 'A comparison of the cytotoxicity of different coals in lung epithelial cells', in Occupational and environmental health, European Respiratory Society, presented at ERS International Congress 2020 abstracts, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.3161
2020
Vázquez-Campos, X ; Kinsela AS; Neilan BA; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2012, 'The isolation of fungi from low-pH, high ionic strength uranium mine process water', in Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Biohydrometallurgy, 6th International Symposium on Biohydrometallurgy, Falmouth (UK), presented at 6th International Symposium on Biohydrometallurgy, Falmouth (UK), 18 June 2012 - 20 June 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/2.1.2786.9762
2012
Kinsela AS; Tjitradjaja A; Collins RN; Macdonald BC; Payne TE; White I; Waite TD, 2009, 'Physico-chemical impacts of cementitiously-derived calcium and silica on sodium montmorillonite', in Physico-chemical impacts of cementitiously-derived calcium and silica on sodium montmorillonite, NEA Workshop on Cementitious Materials in Safety Cases for Geological Repositories, Brussels, Belgium, presented at NEA Workshop on Cementitious Materials in Safety Cases for Geological Repositories, Brussels, Belgium
2009
Kinsela AS; Tjitradjaja A; Collins RN; Macdonald BC; Payne TE; White I; Waite TD, 2009, 'PHYSICO-CHEMICAL IMPACTS OF CEMENTITIOUSLY-DERIVED CALCIUM AND SILICA ON SODIUM MONTMORILLONITE', in Cementitious materials in safety cases for geological repositories for radioactive waste: role, evolution and interactions, Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD, pp. 209 - 213, presented at Cementitious materials in safety cases for geological repositories for radioactive waste: role, evolution and interactions, Brussels, Belgium, 17 November 2009 - 19 November 2009
2009
Conference Presentations
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Ma J; Collins R; Kinsela A; Jones A; Waite D, 2019, 'Presence of Ca-UO2-CO3 ternary complex in brackish groundwater in the Northern Territory, Australia: Transformation and remediation', presented at American Chemical Society National Fall Meeting, San Diego, 25 August 2019 - 29 August 2019
2019
Vazquez Campos X; Kinsela ANDREW; Payne TIMOTHYE; Waite DAVID, 2017, 'Metagenomic and geochemical changes following rainfall at a legacy radionuclide waste disposal site', presented at Australian Microbial Ecology Conference - AusME 2017, Melbourne, Australia, 13 February 2017 - 15 February 2017
2017
Kinsela A; Waite D, 2017, 'Groundwater Treatment Options for Drinking Water Supply in Remote Communities', presented at Water Research Australia / Australian Water Association - 'Water in the Bush', Darwin (Theatre, Museum & Art Gallery of the NT), 12 October 2017
2017
Kinsela A; Payne T; Waite D, 2016, 'Australia’s Nuclear Waste Legacy: Research and Remediation at Little Forest', presented at Fostering increased collaboration and research between academia and government, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage / NSW Environment Protection Authority, 12 August 2016
2016
Collins RN; Jones AM; Xue Y; Kinsela AS; Fink D, 2015, 'Speciation of Al, Fe, trace metals and REEs in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil drainage waters', presented at 2015 International Symposium on Environmental Science and Technology, Chongqing, China, 01 November 2015 - 03 November 2015
2015
Collins RN; Kinsela AS, 2014, 'Uranium and iron redox interactions at the surface of (iron-rich) Montmorillonites', Vol. 248, presented at 248th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, 10 August 2014 - 14 August 2014, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000349167400340&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014
Conference Posters
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Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Bligh MW; Wilkins MR; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2018, 'New Archaea lineages from a radioactive legacy site'
2018
Payne TE; Kinsela AS; Ikeda-Ohno A; Vazquez Campos X; Waite D; Harrison JJ; Bligh MARKW; Johansen MP; Thiruvoth S; Wilsher KL, 2017, 'Impacts of dynamic geochemical conditions on plutonium and americium mobility at a legacy trench disposal site', Barcelona, Spain, presented at 16th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behaviour of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Barcelona, Spain, 10 September 2017 - 15 September 2017
2017
Vazquez Campos X; Kinsela AS; Wilkins MR; Payne TE; Waite D, 2017, 'Phylogenomics of a radioactive legacy site reveals new Archaea phyla of unknown function', Sydney, Australia, presented at Sydney Bioinformatics Research Symposium 2017, Sydney, Australia, 13 June 2017 - 13 June 2017
2017
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela ANDREW; Harrison JJ; Wilsher K; Thiruvoth S; Rowling B; Payne TE; Waite DAVID, 2016, 'Rainfall-mediated biogeochemical changes at a legacy radionuclide waste disposal site', Montreal, Canada, presented at 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Montreal, Canada, 21 August 2016 - 26 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3502709
2016
Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela ANDREW; Waite DAVID; Collins RICHARD; Neilan BRETT, 2014, 'Biogeochemical changes during experimental column leaching of a weathered uranium composite', Seoul, South Korea, presented at 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Seoul, South Korea, 24 August 2014 - 29 August 2014
2014
Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Macdonald BC; Waite TD; White I, (eds.), 2008, 'Anomalous hydraulic and rheological properties of coastal acid sulfate soils, Eastern Australia', Guangzhou, China, pp. 1 - 1, presented at 3rd IACMR Biennial Conference, Guangzhou, China, 19 June 2008 - 22 June 2008
2008
Theses / Dissertations
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Vazquez Campos X, 2015, Geomicrobiological aspects of the (bio)leaching of weathered low-grade uranium ore, UNSW
2015
Kinsela AS, 2007, Volatile sulphur compounds in coastal acid sulfate soils, northern NSW
2007
Book Chapters
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Macdonald BCT; White I; Heath L; Smith J; Keene AF; Tunks M; Kinsela A, 2006, 'Tracing the outputs from drained acid sulphate flood plains to minimize threats to coastal lakes', in Environment and Livelihoods in Tropical Coastal Zones: Managing Agriculture-Fishery-Aquaculture Conflicts, pp. 99 - 106
2006