Jim Cole

ProfessorJim Cole

Volcanology & Volcanic Hazards
Beatrice Tinsley Rm 301

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Volcanology, petrology, geochemistry and tectonics of the SW Pacific with particular interests in the Taupo Volcanic Zone. Origin and structural control of calderas. Volcanogenic deposits associated with calderas. Magma chamber dynamics. Hazards associated with active volcanoes. Effects of ash and gas on urban and rural communities.

Recent Publications

  • Hayes JL., Wilson TM., Brown C., Deligne NI., Leonard GS. and Cole J. (2021) Assessing urban disaster waste management requirements after volcanic eruptions. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 52 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101935.
  • Nicol A., Bischoff A., Barrier A., Beggs M., Cole J. and Sahoo T. (2020) Volcanoes buried in Te Riu-a-Māui/Zealandia sedimentary basins. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288306.2020.1773510.
  • Bischoff A., Nicol A., Cole J. and Gravley D. (2019) Stratigraphy of Architectural Elements of a Buried Monogenetic Volcanic System. Open Geosciences 11(1): 581-616. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/geo-2019-0048.
  • Wild AJ., Wilson TM., Bebbington MS., Cole JW. and Craig HM. (2019) Probabilistic volcanic impact assessment and cost-benefit analysis on network infrastructure for secondary evacuation of farm livestock: A case study from the dairy industry, Taranaki, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 387 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.106670.
  • Ashwell PA., Kennedy BM., Edwards M. and Cole JW. (2018) Characteristics and consequences of lava dome collapse at Ruawahia, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Bulletin of Volcanology 80(5) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00445-018-1217-1.