Alana Weir

Lecturer/Post-doctoral Research FellowAlana Weir

Internal Phone: 91586


Research Interests

Natural hazard and risk assessment, with a focus on impacts from volcanic eruptions. Specialises in complex, dynamic volcanic risk, and partnering with end-users of disaster risk and resilience knowledge to produce relevant, useable outputs and tools. Interest in volcanic risk to interdependent critical infrastructure networks, and reducing and managing risk to infrastructure.

Recent Publications

  • Deligne NI., Jenkins SF., Meredith ES., Williams GT., Leonard GS., Stewart C., Wilson TM., Biass S., Blake DM. and Blong RJ. (2022) From anecdotes to quantification: advances in characterizing volcanic eruption impacts on the built environment. Bulletin of Volcanology 84(1)
  • Weir AM., Mead S., Bebbington MS., Wilson TM., Beaven S., Gordon T. and Campbell-Smart C. (2022) A modular framework for the development of multi-hazard, multi-phase volcanic eruption scenario suites. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 427
  • Williams JH., Wilson TM., Wotherspoon L., Paulik R., Lane EM., Horspool N., Weir A., Hughes MW., Schoenfeld MR. and Brannigan D. (2022) Tsunami damage and post-event disruption assessment of road and electricity infrastructure: A collaborative multi-agency approach in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 72