Welcome

This site is intended as a means to organize and disseminate my collection of tsunami-related information gathered over nearly two-decades of tsunami research and consulting. Because I live in New Zealand, there will be a special emphasis on New Zealand tsunami issues and hazard preparedness.  However, I will also use this space to share information on tsunami research from around the world.

A particular focus of this site will be on the progress and outcomes of a multi-year research project focusing specifically on maritime tsunami hazards in New Zealand Ports. I am conducting this project in collaboration with other private consultants (Dr. Derek Goring of Mulgor Consulting in Christchurch) and the tsunami group at GNS Science in Wellington.  Our project is running in parallel with a project at the University of Auckland Department of Civil Engineering that will use our results to asses the infrastructural resilience of New Zealand’s Maritime Facilities.