Russell Staines

Principal Consultant (Geochemistry)
PhD (Hydrochemistry), MAAG
SRK Perth
Level 1 10 Richardson Street West Perth, Western Australia 6005 Australia PO Box 943 West Perth, Western Australia 6872 Australia
+61 8 9288 2000
+61 8 9288 2001

Russell Staines is an environmental geochemist with more than 15 years’ experience in a variety of settings in Australia, South America, Europe, and the Arctic.  Russell has expertise in acid rock drainage (ARD) prediction and prevention; mine water characterisation, modelling and management; mine closure planning; geochemical exploration; and contaminated land site investigation.  He has provided consulting expertise in both the private and public sectors on projects concerning mining and baseline environmental characterisation issues in order to achieve legal compliance, improve environmental performance, or manage risk.  Russell has extensive field experience in both mineral exploration and the sampling of geochemical media for environmental applications.  He also has wide experience in data management, and the analysis and interpretation of geochemical data including hydrological and geochemical modelling using tools such as GoldSim and PHREEQC.

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