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RiskScape Team Members

The joint NIWA and GNS Science RiskScape team are listed below.

We welcome collaboration from university researchers and practitioners. If you are interested in collaborating with us please contact us

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Kate Crowley

Hazard (Risk) Engineer NIWA RiskScape Programme Leader (NIWA). Vulnerability model development flood, tsunami and other weather related hazards, applied risk reduction research, risk communication and end user engagement.
 

Nick Horspool

Risk scientist GNS RiskScape Programme Leader (GNS) Risk modelling, earthquake and tsunami perils, software development
 

Ryan Paulik

Hazard Analyst. NIWA RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for flood, tsunami, and other weather related hazards, data management, applied risk modelling and assessment, post-event surveys and research.
 

Jade Arnold

Technician. NIWA Helpdesk and web support service task management. Risk modelling, end user engagement and software development.
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Gabriella Turek

Sr. Software Engineer. NIWA Software design and development, vulnerability model development and user support service developer.
 

Andrea Mari

Junior Software Developer - NIWA

Software design and development, data management support, and help desk technical agent.

 

Iain Matcham

GNS Software; Overall conceptual model; centralisation of model vocabulary; technical bottom line Coding; scientific generalist
 

Silvia Canessa

GNS Software design and development, help desk technical agent
 

Jade Arnold

Technician. NIWA User admin and assistance. Web site maintenance. User documentation. Software development support. RiskScape team support
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Kate Crowley

Hazard (Risk) Engineer NIWA RiskScape Programme Leader (NIWA). Vulnerability model development flood, tsunami and other weather related hazards, applied risk reduction research, risk communication and end user engagement.
 

Jade Arnold

Technician. NIWA Helpdesk and web support service task management. Risk modelling, end user engagement and software development.
 

Ryan Paulik

Hazard Analyst. NIWA RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for flood, tsunami, and other weather related hazards, data management, applied risk modelling and assessment, post-event surveys and research.
 

Sally Potter

Hazard and Risk Management Researcher, GNS Science

End user engagement, risk modelling – social impacts, risk communication for volcanoes, severe weather and earthquakes.

 

Nick Horspool

Risk scientist GNS

RiskScape Programme Leader (GNS) Risk modelling, earthquake and tsunami perils, software development

 

Richard Woods

Natural Hazards Risk Specialist, GNS End user engagement, emergency management, risk modelling and assessment, risk communication.
 

Mostafa Nayyerloo

Risk Engineer, GNS Science RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for earthquake and tsunami, multi-hazards and emerging risks.
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Graeme Smart

Principal Scientist - Natural Hazards and Hydrodynamics. NIWA Strategy and co-ordination, hydrodynamic risk modelling, enduser interaction. hydrodynamic hazards, post disaster data collection, communication.
 

Roddy Henderson

"Group Manager Applied Hydrology Hydrologist NIWA Flood hazard assessment, Hydrology; flood frequency analysis; infrastructure surveys
 

Sally Potter

Hazard and Risk Management Researcher, GNS Science End user engagement, risk modelling – social impacts, risk communication for volcanoes, severe weather and earthquakes.
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Sally Potter

Hazard and Risk Management Researcher, GNS Science End user engagement, risk modelling – social impacts, risk communication for volcanoes, severe weather and earthquakes.
 

Natalia Deligne

GNS Volcano Volcanic hazard and risk modelling
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Rob Bell Programme Leader: Hazards & Risk and Principal Scientist (Coastal & Estuarine Processes) NIWA Strategy within the NIWA core hazard programme, coastal hazard risk, end-user interaction, Risk assessment, coastal hazards and risk (storm inundation, coastal erosion, tsunami), climate-change imapcts
 

Emily Lane

Group Manager Hydrodynamics scientist NIWA Tsunami and storm surge Coastal Hazard Modeller - Tsunami and storm surge
 

Joshu Mountjoy

Marine Geologist. NIWA Hazard models, fragility functions Submarine Landslides, Tsunami hazard
 

Shaun Williams

Hazard Analyst, NIWA Tsunami hazard/risks; Multiple-hazard cross-cutting development; Pacific Islands hazards/risks Tsunami perils (modeling; paleodeposits; fragility functions); Natural hazards & disaster management; Post-disaster investigation; Stakeholder engagement
 

Nick Horspool

Risk scientist GNS RiskScape Programme Leader (GNS) Risk modelling, earthquake and tsunami perils, software development
 

Mostafa Nayyerloo

Risk Engineer, GNS Science

RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for earthquake and tsunami, multi-hazards and emerging risks.

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Sally Dallow GNS Landslide and liquefaction hazard modelling Engineering geology - earthquake and landslide hazards
Rob Buxton Risk Simulation Modeller. GNS Rainfall induced landslide model, liquefaction model Model development and application
 

Nick Horspool

Risk scientist GNS RiskScape Programme Leader (GNS) Risk modelling, earthquake and tsunami perils, software development
 

Sheng Lin

Risk Engineer. GNS Asset models (incl. data capture tool), and fragility/vulnerability models for earthquakes development Model development and application
 

Sr Uma

GNS Engineering fragility models Structural Engineering - earthquake
 

Vinod Sadashiva

Risk Engineer, GNS Vulnerability / fragility model development Risk asessment, structural engineering, earthquake engineering
 

Tatiana Goded

GNS MMI assignments, felt reports, seismic vulnerability of Unreinforced masonry churches Seismic hazard analysis, macroseismic studies, GeoNet felt reports, seismic vulnerability of Unreinforced masonry churches, site effects, site response modelling
 

Mostafa Nayyerloo

Risk Engineer, GNS Science RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for earthquake and tsunami, multi-hazards and emerging risks.
 

Sally Potter

Hazard and Risk Management Researcher, GNS Science End user engagement, risk modelling – social impacts, risk communication for volcanoes, severe weather and earthquakes.
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Mike Revell

Principal scientist Meteorology and Remote Sensing. NIWA Wind modelling, speedup over hills, storm analysis Weather hazard analysis
 

Richard Turner

Meteorologist NIWA Wind hazard, post disaster surveys Wind hazard modules
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Kate Crowley

Hazard (Risk) Engineer NIWA RiskScape Programme Leader (NIWA). Vulnerability model development flood, tsunami and other weather related hazards, applied risk reduction research, risk communication and end user engagement.
 

Ryan Paulik

Hazard Analyst. NIWA RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for flood, tsunami, and other weather related hazards, data management, applied risk modelling and assessment, post-event surveys and research.
 

Sheng Lin

Risk Engineer. GNS Asset models (incl. data capture tool), and fragility/vulnerability models for earthquakes development Model development and application
 

Jo Bind

Hydrodynamics GIS Technician NIWA "Post disaster surveys, GIS","Saptial data analysis, hydrodynamic modelling

 

Photo Title RiskScape contribution
 

Kate Crowley

Hazard (Risk) Engineer NIWA RiskScape Programme Leader (NIWA). Vulnerability model development flood, tsunami and other weather related hazards, applied risk reduction research, risk communication and end user engagement.
 

Ryan Paulik

Hazard Analyst. NIWA RiskScape Management Team. Vulnerability model development for flood, tsunami, and other weather related hazards, data management, applied risk modelling and assessment, post-event surveys and research.
 

Sally Potter

Hazard and Risk Management Researcher, GNS Science End user engagement, risk modelling – social impacts, risk communication for volcanoes, severe weather and earthquakes.
 

Richard Woods

Natural Hazards Risk Specialist, GNS End user engagement, emergency management, risk modelling and assessment, risk communication.
 

Jo Bind

Hydrodynamics GIS Technician NIWA "Post disaster surveys, GIS","Saptial data analysis, hydrodynamic modelling