Research and technical reports

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The Centre provides research reports to inform their stakeholders about disaster risk and reduction, emergency management and the impacts of hazardous events.

2017

Hedlund, K.(2017). People in Disasters Conference 2016: Learning Report Christchurch earthquake: mental health impacts and psychosocial recovery. : Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies
[Technical Report] Contributed to by: Johal, S.

2016

Hudson-Doyle, EE., & Potter, SH.(2016). Methodology for the development of a probability translation table for GeoNet. (Report No. 2015/67). Wellington, New Zealand: GNS SCIENCE: TE PŪ AO
[Technical Report] Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E.

2015

Alcantara-Ayala, I., Altan, O., Baker, D., Briceno, S., Cutter, S., Gupta, H., . . . Zhai, P.(2015). Disaster Risks Research and Assessment to Promote Risk Reduction and Management. 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Hudson-Doyle, EE., Becker, JS., Neely, DP., Johnston, DM., & Pepperell, B.(2015). Knowledge transfer between communities, practitioners, and researchers: A case study for community resilience in Wellington, New Zealand. (Report No. 2015/44). Wellington, New Zealand: GNS SCIENCE: TE PŪ AO
[Technical Report] Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E.Johnston, D.

Johal, SS., MacDonald, C., & Mitchell, J.(2015). National Health Emergency Plan: A framework for the health and disability sector. New Zealand: Ministry of Health
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johal, S.Contributed to by: Johal, S.
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Johnson, LA., & Johnston, DM.(2015). Transforming the Social Contract for Natural Hazard Risk Management in New Zealand: Influences and Outcomes of Governance and Land Use Decisions following the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes. A New Zealand case study in Pathways for Transformation: Exposing the opportunity space for disaster risk management to shape development trajectories. 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Ronan, KR., Petal, M., Johnson, VA., Alisic, E., Haynes, K., Johnston, DM., . . . Ireland, N.(2015). Hyogo Framework for Action Thematic Review: Priority for Action (PFA) 3 - Core Indicator (CI) 2: School curricula, education material and relevant training including disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices. 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Tipler, KS., Tarrant, RA., Tuffin, K., & Johnston, DM.(2015). Emergency Preparedness in New Zealand Schools: A Summary of Survey Results. (Report No. 2015/48). Wellington: GNS Science
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.Tarrant, R.Tuffin, K.

2014

Coomer, MA., Hudson-Doyle, EE., Johnston, DM., Becker, JS., Fraser, SA., Johal, S., . . . Wright, K.(2014). Cook Strait earthquakes: survey on reactions of Wellington residents to the Cook Strait earthquake sequence. (Report No. 2014/41). Wellington, New Zealand: GNS Science
[Technical Report] Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E.Johal, S.Johnston, D.

2013

Beban, J., Stewart, C., Johnston, DM., & Cousins, WJ.(2013). A study of the role of rainwater tanks as an emergency water source for the Wellington region following a major earthquake on the Wellington Fault. (Report No. 16). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Currie, C-S., Enjamio, J., Girardo, DO., Hensel, C., Leonard, GS., & Johnston, DM.(2013). Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness in the Greater Wellington Region. (Report No. 2014/10). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Garside, R., Naswall, K., Johnston, DM., & Johal, SS.(2013). A general review of psychosocial factors relating to disaster recovery in the workplace in a 2010-2011 Canterbury context. (Report No. 31). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johal, S.Johnston, D.

Orchiston, C., Johnston, DM., McBride, S., Johnson, V., & Becker, J.(2013). Eastern Washington resident perceptions of natural hazard risks: 2012 survey results. (Report No. 11). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

2012

Newell, J., Beaven, S., & Johnston, DM.(2012). Population movements following the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes: Summary of research workshops November 2011 and current evidence. (Report No. 44). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Lindsay, J., Johnston, DM., & Hughes, ME.(2012). Building an evidence base for public education post the Canterbury earthquakes: A Research Workshop. (Report No. 41). 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

2011

Gray, L., MacDonald, C., Johnston, DM., Cunningham, C., Mackie, B., Paton, D., . . . Baker, M.(2011). Dynamics of an effective risk communication campaign for influenza A (H1N1). (Report No. 2011/04). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciencees Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johal, S.

Johal, S., & Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Team, .(2011). UK influenza pandemic preparedness strategy 2011: Strategy for consultation. United Kingdom: Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety, United Kingdom
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johal, S.

Johnston, DM., Leonard, GS., Becker, J., & Garside, RU.(2011). Evaluating warning response capacity and staff training in the tourism sector in coastal Washington, USA. (Report No. 2011/03). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Johnston, DM., Ronan, KR., Finnis, K., Leonard, GS., & Forsyth, PJ.(2011). Children's understanding of natural hazards in Te Anau, New Zealand, following the 2003 earthquake. (Report No. 2011/05). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Orchiston, C. (ed) 2011. Disastrous Doctorates. JCDR Research Report 2011/01. JCDR_Research_Report_2011_01.pdf (1,084 KB)

2010

Benn, C., & Kenney, CM. (2010). Supporting whānau wellbeing through nurturing breastfeeding Consultation Report. Massey University. 
[Commissioned Report] Authored by: Kenney, C.

Benn, C., & Kenney, C.Supporting whānau wellbeing through nurturing breastfeeding Consultation Report. February, 2010. Massey University. 
[Commissioned Report] Authored by: Kenney, C.

2010. Glassey, S. (2010). Pet owner emergency preparedness survey report (Taranaki and Wellington Regions). Wellington. Mercalli Disaster Management Consulting.  POEP Report Final 2010.pdf (1,325 KB)

Glassey, S. (2010). Recommendations to enhance companion animal emergency management in New Zealand. Wellington: Mercalli Disaster Management Consulting. Recommendations-enhance_companion_animal_EM-NZ.pdf (1,325 KB)

Johnston, DM., Tarrant, RAC., Tipler, K., Coomer, MA., Pedersen, S., & Garside, R.(2010). An earthquake emergency response and evacuation exercise in a New Zealand school: A case study report. (Report No. GNS Science Report 2010/01). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.Tarrant, R.

Saunders, W., Johnston, DM., Leonard, G., & Becker, J.(2010). Evacuation planning and preparedness: A case study of Seabrook, Washington State. (Report No. 2010/62). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Stuart, K., Patterson, L., Peace, R., & Johnston, DM.(2010). Social cohesion or social strain?: Temporary school closure in two New Zealand communities. (Report No. 2010/08). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

Tarrant, RA., & Johnston, DM.(2010). Preparedness to cope with hazards: A survey of Wellington Intermediate schools. (Report No. 2010/2 January 2010). : Institute of Geological And Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.Tarrant, R.

Tipler, K., Tarrant, R., Coomer, M., & Johnston, D.(2010). School children's access to hazard education: An investigation according to socio-economic status. 
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.Tarrant, R.

Wright, KC., Johnston, DM., & Becker, JS.(2010). The recognition and understanding of severe weather advice in New Zealand: Results of a 2009 survey. (Report No. 2010/65). New Zealand: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
[Technical Report] Authored by: Johnston, D.

2009

Wilson, T., Daly, M., & Johnston, D. (2009) Review of Impacts of Volcanic Ash on Electricity Distribution Systems, Broadcasting and Communication Networks. Auckland Engineering Lifelines Group. Auckland Regional Council Technical Publication No.051, 79p. AELG19-Electricity_Comms_Ash_Impacts_20090511.pdf (1,325 KB)

Wilson, T., Stewart, C., Leonard, G. (2009) Trip report: assessment of impacts of, and short-term recovery from, the May 2008 eruption of Volcan Chaitén, Chile. JCDR Research Report 2009/01.  JCDR_Research_Report_2009_01_Wilson_Chaiten_2008_eruption.pdf (1,084 KB)

2008

Johnston, D., Becker, J., Paton, D. (2008). Building disaster-resilient communities: the need for community-based programmes. New Zealand Local Government 44(6): p.17.

Wilson, T. (ed) 2008. Disasterous Doctorates. JCDR Research Report 2008/01.  JCDR_Research_Report_2008-01_Wilson_Disastrous_Doctorates.pdf (1,084 KB)

2007

Finnis, K.K. 2007. Community-based public education initiatives. JCDR Research Report 2007/01, 37p.  JCDR Research Report 2007 01 Finnis_Community-based public education initiatives.pdf (1,084 KB)

Finnis, K.K. 2007. Review of San Francisco bay area public education initiatives. JCDR Research Report 2007/02, 19p.  JCDR Research Report 2007 02 Finnis_Review of San Francisco Bay Area Public Education Initiatives.pdf (1,084 KB)

Gregg, C.E.; Wongbusarakum, S.; Houghton, B.F.; Leonard, G.S.; Johnston D.M.; Suit, N. 2007. Summary report: Integration of tsunami warnings in Thailand. Report prepared for The United States Agency for International Development and International Resources Group and Tetra Tech Joint Venture by East Tennessee State University.

Gregg, C.E.; Wongbusarakum, S.; Houghton, B.F.; Suit, N.; Johnston, D.M.; Leonard, G.; Whitelaw, M. 2007. Report on human experience with natural, informal and official tsunami warnings during the earthquake and tsnami events of December 26, 2004 and March 2005, Thailand. Report prepared for The United States Agency for International Development and International Resource Group and Tetra Tech Joint Venture by East Tennessee State University.

Johnston, D.M.; Pearse, L.J. (eds). 2007. Hazards in Hawke’s Bay. Hawkes Bay Regional Council Plan No. 3892.

Scientific posters

From Certificate to PhD: Creating a collaborative educational pathway for emergency management in New Zealand - Steve Glassey, 2009. (PDF copy of poster Glasseyposter2009.pdf (1,325 KB) )

Posters for infrastructure managers responding to volcanic ash events. Volcanic Impacts Study Group (VISG), Auckland Engineering : posters have so far been developed for electricity, airports, roads, wastewater and water supply.

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