Thomas Wilson

Programme CoordinatorTom 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

  • 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., Brown C., Deligne NI., Leonard GS. and Cole J. (2020) Assessing urban disaster waste management requirements after volcanic eruptions. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101935.
  • 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.
  • Hopkins JL., Smid ER., Eccles JD., Hayes JL., Hayward BW., McGee LE., van Wijk K., Wilson TM., Cronin SJ. and Leonard GS. (2020) Auckland Volcanic Field magmatism, volcanism, and hazard: a review. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288306.2020.1736102.
  • Lane EM., Thomas KL., Schoenfeld MR., Wilson TM. and Hughes MW. (2020) The scientific response to the 14 November 2016 Kaikōura tsunami – Lessons learnt from a moderate event. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 47 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101636.