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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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