Are we ready for the big one?

27 March 2013

School of Environment Senior Lecturer and volcanologist Dr Jan Lindsay was recently interviewed by the NZ Herald for an article about the Auckland Volcanic Field.  The article titled Are We Ready For The Big One?  appears in today's Herald (Thursday March 28).

Dr Lindsay's research focuses on volcanic geology, hazard and risk assessment of monogenetic basaltic fields. She leads a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary project Determining Volcanic Risk in Auckland (DEVORA).

Jan is also interested in developing effective holistic methods for communicating volcanic hazard and risk encompassing outreach activities, volcano monitoring, volcanic hazard assessment and hazard mapping techniques, eruption response plans and eruption forecasting tools.

Find out more about Dr Lindsay's research on her staff profile page.