Research and Consultation Specialties:
Volcanic hazards assessment:
Mapping, probabilistic analysis (recurrence, spatial impact), geochemical analysis, GIS analysis, numerical modelling.
Volcanic Risk evaluation:
Economic analysis, cost-benefit analysis of risk treatments, GIS modelling.
Emergency management planning:
Warning systems, operational support plans, communications planning, scenario and training tools, public awareness plans.
Community hazards education and planning:
Participatory methods, hazard and risk evaluation, prioritising risk treatment strategies, community emergency plans, risk perception, education materials development.
Agricultural and environmental impacts of volcanism:
Impact assessments and management tools, animal health, pastoral agriculture, cropping.
Health impacts of volcanism:
Acute and chronic health hazard impacts, water supply testing, ash testing, fluoride hazard assessment and survey.
Education and awareness:
Undergraduate and postgraduate tertiary teaching in a broad range of emergency management and volcanology areas.