2013 - PhD Hydrogeology and Geochemistry, Australian National University
2009 - MSc Groundwater Hydrology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
1999 - BSc Hydrology and Soil Science, University of British Columbia
Dr Horner is an experienced hydrogeologist and environmental geochemist. He has more than 20 years of experience in water resource planning, management, and regulation, as well as contaminated site assessment and remediation. Dr Horner is currently working as an environmental advisor to local and state government agencies and international non-governmental organizations. Dr Horner is knowledgeable in contaminant fate and transport in the environment, conceptual and numerical modeling of groundwater flow and aqueous geochemical reactions, environmental impact assessments, and emerging contaminants such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Dr Horner has experience using environmental modeling software such as Modflow and PHREEQC, and analytical software such as R and Python.
Dr Horner has published 3 peer-reviewed papers, all as first author, in journals including Chemical Geology and the Journal of Hydrology. He has also published more than 50 technical reports in the public service and as a consultant. Dr Horner has presented at several international conferences.
Editing and Reviewing Experience
Dr Horner has edited technical reports for colleagues in research organizations, public service, and in the consulting industry. He has been a reviewer for the International Journal of Industrial Chemistry and the Journal of Hydrology. He joined Edanz as an editor in 2020.
Dr Horner has written an invited article in The Australian Geoscientist published in 2011, and has co-authored a course reader in hydrology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and technical guidance documents for the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority.