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Jonathan Procter

Dr Jonathan Procter

Programme Manager, Senior Lecturer, IAE, Massey University

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Tertiary education

  • PhD Earth Science, Massey University
  • MSc Earth Science, Massey University
  • BSc Earth Science, Massey University
  • BEd Education, Massey University
  • Dip Tchg , Massey University
  • Cert. Iwi and Environmental Management, Te Wangana O Aotearoa

Research Interests

  • Volcanic Hazard Identification. GIS Development to identify and plan for risks associated with future Volcanic Hazards from Mount Taranaki. Identification of infrastructure at risk from Volcanic Hazards from Mount Taranaki.
  • Quaternary/Volcaniclastic mapping in NZ, (Mt. Taranaki, Mt Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe), Vanuatu (Lopevi), Ecuador (Tungurahua), Peru (Hulca Hulca). Developing GIS/GPS to identify map and correlate volcanic deposits.
  • Using GIS to identify Volcanic Hazards and areas at risk from Volcanic Hazards. Develop methods of modelling volcanic events through GIS.
  • Technical skills experience in topographic mapping including creation and interpretation of Digital Elevation Models and topographic maps from photogrammetry and LiDAR data.
  • Experience with Geophysical mass flow modelling/computer simulations.
  • Maori environmental issues and Maori values in relation to environmental planning. The development of Iwi and Hapu management plans.
  • Developing working information systems and Geographic Information Systems to manage and record environmental monitoring data for Maori.
  • Using GIS to identify and record sites significant to Maori.

Other Interests

Member of: Taranaki-Wanganui Conservancy Board; Genetic Technology Committee Massey University; IBSC (Institutional Biological Safety Committee) HortResearch; IBSC (Institutional Biological Safety Committee) AgResearch; Palmerston North Environmental Trust Committee; Environment Network Manawatu; National Association of Maori Mathematicians, Scientists, and Technologists (NAMMSAT); Geological Society New Zealand (GSNZ)

Jonathan Procter
Dr Jonathan Procter



Publications

  • Journal Articles

  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Sheridan, M.F., 2012: Evaluation of Titan2D modelling Forecasts for the 2007 Crater Lake break-out Lahar, Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand. Geomorphology 136: 95-105.
  • Kereszturi, G., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Nemeth, K., Bebbington, M., Lindsay, J., 2012: LiDAR-based quantification of lava flow hazard in the Auckland volcanic field (New Zealand). Remote Sensing of the Environment 125: 198-213.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Manville, V., Procter, J.N., Cole, S.E., Freundt, A., 2012. Energy growth in laharic mass flows. Geology 40: 475-478.
  • Pardo N., Cronin, S.J., Palmer, A.S., Procter, J., Smith, I.E.M., 2012: Andesitic plinian eruptions at Mt Ruapehu: quantifying the uppermost limits of eruptive parameters. Bulletin of Volcanology 74: 1161-1185.
  • Platz, T. Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Neall, V.E., Foley, S.F., 2012: Non-explosive, dome-forming eruptions at Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Geomorphology 136: 15-30.
  • Zernack, A.V., Cronin, S.J., Bebbington, M.S., Smith, I.E.M., Price, R.C., Procter, J.N., 2012: Forecasting catastrophic stratovolcano collapse, a model based on Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Geology 40: 983-986.
  • Zernack, A.V., Cronin, S.J., Neall, V.E., Procter, J.N., 2011: A medial to distal volcaniclastic record of an andesitic stratovolcano: detailed stratigraphy of the ringplain succession of south-west Taranaki, New Zealand. International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologishe Rundschau) 100: 1937-1966.
  • Keigler, R., Thouret, J-C., Hodgson, K.A., Neall, V.E., Lecointre, J., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2011: The Whangaehu Formation: a debris-avalanche deposit from ancestral Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand? Geomorphology 133: 57-79.
  • Platz, T., Münn, S., Walter, T.R, Procter, J.N., McGuire, P.C., Dumke, A., Neukum, G., 2011: Vertical and lateral collapse of Tharsis Tholus, Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 305: 445-455.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Fuller, I.C., Lube, G., Manville, V. 2010: Quantifying the Geomorphic Impacts of a lake-breakout flood, Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand. Geology 38: 67-70.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Fuller, I.C., Sheridan, M.F., Neall, V.E., Keys, H., 2010: Lahar hazard assessment using Titan2D for an alluvial fan with rapidly changing geomorphology: Whangaehu River, Mt. Ruapehu. Geomorphology 116: 162-174.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Platz, T., Patra, A., Dalbey, K., Sheridan, M., Neall, V.E., 2010: Mapping Block-and-ash flow (BAF) hazards based on Titan2D simulations: a case study from Mt Taranaki, NZ. Natural Hazards 53: 483-501.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., 2009: Explaining the extreme mobility of volcanic ice slurry flows, Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand. Geology 37: 15-18.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Zernack, A., Neall, V.E., 2009: Landscape and sedimentary response to catastrophic debris avalanches, Western Taranaki, New Zealand. Sedimentary Geology 220: 271-287.
  • Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2009: Sedimentary signatures of cyclic growth and destruction of stratovolcanoes: a case study from Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Sedimentary Geology 220: 288-305.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Platz, T., Freundt, W., Procter, J.N., Henderson, C.J., Sheridan, M.J. 2007: Flow and deposition of pyroclastic granular flows: a type example from the 1975 Ngauruhoe eruption, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 161: 165-186.
  • Conference Abstracts

  • Cronin, S.J., Doyle, E.E., Cole, S.E., Thouret, J-C., Manville, V., Procter, J.N., Lavigne, F., Dumansil, C., 2008: Measuring lahars in motion at Semeru Volcano, Java, Indonesia. In: Extended Abstracts, Asian International Symposium on Modelling of Volcanic Eruption for Volcanic Hazard Assessment, Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Bandung, Indonesia, 1-4 December 2008. pp. 23-27.
  • Cronin, S.J., Manville, V., Lube, G., Procter, J., Doyle, E.E., Fuller, I., McMillan, H., Cole, S., 2008: The volumetric 'balance sheet' of a lake-breakout lahar; 18 March 2007, Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand. In: Conference Proceedings, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2008 General Assembly, Reykjavík, Iceland. pp 68.
  • Cronin, S.J., Thouret, J-C., Cole, S., Dumaisnil, C., Manville, V., Procter, J.N., Lavigne, F., 2008: Measuring lahars in motion at Semeru Volcano, Java, Indonesia. In: Conference Proceedings, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2008 General Assembly, Reykjavík, Iceland. pp 68.
  • Doyle, E.E., Cronin, S.J., Thouret, J-C., Dumaisnil, C., Manville, V., Procter, J.N., Cole, S.E., 2008: Quantifying physical processes from measurements of lahars in motion at Semeru Volcano, Java, Indonesia. Abstract in: Wysoczanski R., (ed), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 124A. pp 140.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Manville, V., Procter, J.N., Zernack, A., Cole, S., Neall, V., 2008: Base surge-glacier interactions and unusual snow-dominated lahars at Mt. Ruapehu, 25 September 2007 New Zealand. In: Conference Proceedings, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2008 General Assembly, Reykjavík, Iceland. pp 68.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Möbis, A., Zernack, A., Manville, V., 2008: Explaining the extreme mobility of volcanic-ice slurry flows, Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand. Abstract in: Wysoczanski R., (ed), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 124A. pp 151.
  • Neall, V.E., Doyle, E.E., Procter, J.N., Stewart, R.B., 2008: The 2008 rain-triggered lahars on Mt. Taranaki/Mt Egmont. Abstract in: Wysoczanski R., (ed), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 124A. pp 233.
  • Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Stewart, R.B., Price, R., 2008: Cyclic growth and destruction of stratovolcanoes: A case study from Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. In: Conference Proceedings, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2008 General Assembly, Reykjavík, Iceland. pp 50.
  • Cronin, S.J., Lube, G., Cole, S., McMillan, H.K., Neall, V.E., Procter, J.N., Zernack A., Turner, M., Robertson, C., Möbis, A., Stewart, R.B., Martelli, K., Holt, K., Irwin, M., Lecointre, J., Thouret, J-C., Kellman, P., 2007: Lahar-streamflow interactions, new data from 18 March 2007 lahar at Ruapehu, New Zealand. Abstract in: Mortimer, N., Wallace, L., (eds), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 123A. pp. 32.
  • Cronin, S.J., Németh, K., Procter, J.N., Charley, D., Harrison, M.J., Garaebiti, E., Scott, B.J., Sherburn, S., Bani, P., Lardy, M., 2007: Community emergency management during the 2005 Ambae eruption, Vanuatu, SW Pacific. In: Abstracts Volume, Cities on Volcanoes 5, Shimabara, Japan. Volcanological Society of Japan. pp 118-119.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Thouret, J-C., Zernack, A.V., Kellman, P., Holt, K., Neall, V.E., Procter, J.N., Irwin, M., Cole, S., Möbis, A., Chapman, I., Turner, M., McMillan, H.K., Robertson, C., Martelli, K.M., Németh, K., Lecointre, J.A., 2007: Flow observations and their relationship to the depositional record of the 18 Mar 2007 Ruapehu lahar. In: Proceedings of the International Union of Geology and Geodesy 14th General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, July 2007. VS022: 6978.
  • Manville, V., Cronin, S.J., and members of the Crater Lake research team, 2007: The 18th March 2007 break-out lahar from Crater Lake, Ruapehu: an overview. Abstract in: Mortimer, N., Wallace, L., (eds), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 123A. pp. 91.
  • Manville, V., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Cole, S.E., McMillan, H.K., 2007: Learning from LAHARS : characterising the predicted Ruapehu Crater Lake break-out flood. In: Proceedings of the International Union of Geology and Geodesy 14th General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, July 2007. VS001: 6627.
  • Platz, T., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Stewart, R.B., 2007: Post-eruption dome collapses, a potentially unexpected hazard source. In: Proceedings of the International Union of Geology and Geodesy 14th General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, July 2007. VS001: 6631.
  • Procter, J.N., Sheridan, M.F., Cronin, S.J., Patra, A., Keys, H.J.R., Zernack A., Turner, M.B., Irwin, M., 2007: Simulation of the anticipated “breakout lahar” at Ruapehu using Titan2D. Abstract in: Mortimer, N., Wallace, L., (eds), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 123A. pp. 135.
  • Procter, J.N., Sheridan, M., Cronin, S.J., Patra, A., Manville, V., Keys, H.J.R., 2007: Evaluation of Titan2D modelling forecasts of the anticipated “breakout flood” at Ruapehu. In: Proceedings of the International Union of Geology and Geodesy 14th General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, July 2007. VS022: 6979
  • Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2007: Revised stratigraphy of the ring-plain succession surrounding Mt. Taranaki. Abstract in: Mortimer, N., Wallace, L., (eds), Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 123A. pp. 186.
  • Chapman, I., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., 2006: Preliminary results from a GIS-based utility infrastructure volcanic risk evaluation in Taranaki. Abstract in: Stewart, B., Wallace, C., Lecointre, J., Reyners, M., (eds) Geological Society of NZ Misc. Publ. 122A. pp 98.
  • Cronin, S.J., Platz, T., Procter, J.N., Stewart, B., 2006: Depositional facies and sedimentary variability in the deposits of dome-generated block-and-ash flows. Abstract O-148 in: 17th International sedimentological congress Abstracts, Fukuoka, Japan, Vol. A, pp. 198.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Freundt, A., Platz, T., Procter, J.N., Sheridan, M., 2006: Flow and deposition of pyroclastic granular flow of the 1975 Ngauruhoe eruption, New Zealand. Abstract O-145 in: 17th International sedimentological congress Abstracts, Fukuoka, Japan, Vol. A, pp. 195.
  • Lube, G., Cronin, S.J., Freundt, A., Platz, T., Procter, J.N., Sheridan, M., 2006: Flow and deposition of pyroclastic granular flows of the 1975 Ngauruhoe eruption, New Zealand. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 03628.
  • Neall, V.E., Krivan, K., Procter, J.N., Lecointre, J., Cronin, S.J., 2006: Towards ascertaining volcanic risk to infrastructure in Taranaki, New Zealand. In: Abstracts Volume, Fourth Conference, Cities on Volcanoes IAVCEI, Quito, Ecuador, Instituto Geofisico de la Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. pp 135-136.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Patra, A., Dalbey, K., Sheridan, M., Platz, T., 2006: Utilising TITAN2D to forecast dome collapse flow (BAFs) hazards from Mount Taranaki. In: Abstracts Volume, Fourth Conference, Cities on Volcanoes IAVCEI, Quito, Ecuador, Instituto Geofisico de la Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. pp 45.
  • Procter, J.N., Platz, T., Cronin, S.J., 2006: A remnant summit lava dome and its influence on future eruptive hazards. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 10211.
  • Procter, J.N., Zernack, A., Cronin, S., 2006: Contrasting rheologies within volcanic flow deposits of the western ringplain of Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Abstract P-236 in: 17th International sedimentological congress Abstracts, Fukuoka, Japan, Vol. B, pp 287.
  • Procter, J.N., Zernack, A., Cronin, S.J., 2006: Contrasting rheologies represented by volcanic flow deposits west of Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Abstract in: Stewart, B., Wallace, C., Lecointre, J., Reyners, M., (eds) Geological Society of NZ Misc. Publ. 122A. pp 67.
  • Procter J, Neall V.E., Cronin S.J., 2006: Towards Ascertaining Volcanic Risk and Scenario Modelling in Taranaki New Zealand. 7th New Zealand Natural Hazard Management Conference, Christchurch 23-24 August 2006.
  • Stewart, R.B., Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Alloway, B., 2006: Volcanic Garbology – Rummaging Through Volcano Rubbish. Field Trip 5. In: Geological Society of New Zealand Misc. Pub. 122D. Geological Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Geophysical Society Joint Conference, Massey University, Palmerston North, 4-7 December 2006.
  • Tapuke, S., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Roskruge, N., 2006: Working effectively with tangata whenua in volcanic risk management in Aotearoa-New Zealand. In: Abstracts Volume, Fourth Conference, Cities on Volcanoes IAVCEI, Quito, Ecuador, Instituto Geofisico de la Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. pp 176-177.
  • Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2006: Sedimentary signatures of cyclic growth and destruction of stratovolcanoes: a case study at Mt. Taranaki, N.Z. Abstract O-141 in: 17th International sedimentological congress Abstracts, Fukuoka, Japan, Vol. A, pp. 191.
  • Zernack, A.V., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2006: Cyclic volcaniclastic sedimentation at Mt. Taranaki, NZ – A history of growth and destruction. Abstract in: Stewart, B., Wallace, C., Lecointre, J., Reyners, M., (eds) Geological Society of NZ Misc. Publ. 122A. pp 96-97.
  • Lube, G., Huppert, H.E., Platz, T., Sparks, R.S.J., Freundt, A., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., 2005: Transport and sedimentation processes of small-volume pyroclastic flows. European Geophysical Union Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 01102.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Patra, A., Dalbey, K., Sheridan, M., Platz, T., 2005: Forecasting hazards from Mount Taranaki using Titan2D. In: Pettinga, J., Wandres, M., (eds) Geological Society of New Zealand Misc. Publ. 119A. pp. 71.
  • Zernack, A., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., 2005: Cyclic growth and destruction of stratovolcanoes. Geological Society of NZ, 50th Annual Conference, Kaikoura. In: Pettinga, J., Wandres, M., (eds) Geological Society of New Zealand Misc. Publ. 119A. pp. 99.
  • Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Neall, V.E., Manville, V., Sheridan, M., 2004: Making the most of a lahar at Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand. Abstract V31A-01 in: EOS 85 Western Pacific Geophysical Union Supplement: WP163Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2004.
  • Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Patra, A., Sheridan, M., Dalbey, K., 2004: Evaluating a 2D granular-flow numerical model for prediction of lahars from Crater Lake at Ruapehu. In: Manville, V., Tilyard, D., (eds) Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 117A: pp. 21.
  • Cronin, S.J., Stewart, R.B., Smith, I.E.M., Turner, M., Platz, T., Procter, J.N., Charley, D., Garae, E., 2005: Physical and petrological characteristics of a summit/flank multi-vent eruption: June 2003 Lopevi Volcano, Vanuatu. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2004 General Assembly, Pucon, Chile.
  • Procter, J., Cronin, S., Sheridan, M., Patra, A. 2004: Application of titan2D mass-flow modelling to assessing hazards from a potential lake-breakout lahar at Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand. Abstract S11a_pth_031 in: Proceedings of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior 2004 General Assembly, Pucon, Chile.
  • Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Sheridan, M., Neall, V., 2004: Simulating volcanic mass-flows from Mt. Taranaki; initial implications for hazard forecasting. In: Manville, V., Tilyard, D., (eds) Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 117A. pp. 82.
  • Manville, V.R., Cronin, S.J., Procter, J.N., Neall, V.E., Sheridan, M.F. 2004: Capturing maximum scientific benefit from the predicted Ruapehu Crater Lake lahar. In: Manville, V., Tilyard, D., (eds) Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 117A. pp. 66.
  • Procter, J.N., 2002: New Revisions of the Age South Eastern Flank of Ruapehu Volcano. Geol. Soc. of NZ misc. publication 112B.
  • Neall, V.E., Procter, J.N., Cronin, S.J., Stewart, R.B., 2002: Reinterpreting the age of Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand, Using Lahar Stratigraphy and Tephrochronology. Eos Trans. AGU, 83 (22), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract SE32C-06, 2002.
  • Procter, J. (2001). Geology of the South Eastern Flank of Ruapehu Volcano: A GIS approach. Geol. Soc. of NZ misc. publication 110A.