Thomas Wilson

ProfessorTom Wilson

Disaster Risk and Resilience
Beatrice Tinsley Rm 210
Internal Phone: 94503

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Natural hazard and risk assessment, with special interest in volcanic eruptions. Impacts of natural hazards to critical infrastructure and primary industries - including development of innovative methods to analysis vulnerability to volcanic ash fall. Community resilience to natural hazards. Evacuation and loss modelling using geospatial platforms (GIS).

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.
  • Paulik R., Crowley K., Cradock-Henry NA., Wilson TM. and McSporran A. (2021) Flood impacts on dairy farms in the bay of plenty region, new zealand. Climate 9(2): 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cli9020030.
  • Barton TM., Beaven SJ., Cradock-Henry NA. and Wilson TM. (2020) Knowledge sharing in interdisciplinary disaster risk management initiatives: Cocreation insights and experience from New Zealand. Ecology and Society 25(4): 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-11928-250425.
  • Fitzgerald RH., Kennedy BM., Gomez C., Wilson TM., Simons B., Leonard GS., Matoza RS., Jolly AD. and Garaebiti E. (2020) Volcanic ballistic projectile deposition from a continuously erupting volcano: Yasur Volcano, Vanuatu. Volcanica 3(2): 183-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.30909/vol.03.02.183204.
  • Hayes JL., Wilson TM., Deligne NI., Lindsay JM., Leonard GS., Tsang SWR. and Fitzgerald RH. (2020) Developing a suite of multi-hazard volcanic eruption scenarios using an interdisciplinary approach. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 392 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.106763.