Louisa Dent


Summary of research interests

Louisa studied a Bachelor of Marine Science at the University of Western Australia majoring in Geology, Marine Biology and Marine and Coastal Planning and Management, then completed her honours year in geology. Louise gained a Masters of Geology in 2013 through the Geological Survey of Western Australia.

Her Masters research was based on geosequestration, the sub-surface storage of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse mitigation strategy. Louisa is currently working for the Geological Survey as a geologist pursuing further research based on the findings of her Masters work.

Tim Overheu

Current area of interest

Land use planning and policy; soil science. Enthusiastic about disseminating soil and landscape information. Well experienced in linking soil type to land use, having been involved in multiple small and large scale soil-landscape assessment projects, including international soil survey projects, national soil assessment and soil health programs and several vineyard and horticulture development consultancies in the Great Southern Region of Western Australia. Experienced in soil health community extension, farm planning, soil and landscape assessment, soil organic carbon measurement, monitoring and verification; agricultural and local government land use planning - strategic and statutory.