Natural Hazards Research Centre (NHRC)

Research Group Summary

The Natural Hazards Research Centre (NHRC) has research programmes related to studies of active tectonics and earthquakes, landscape evolution modelling, land-use planning, urban vulnerability to volcanic eruptions and health risks from eruptions.

The Natural Hazard Research Centre was established in 1997 to:
-  promote and undertake high quality research in the broad field of natural hazards, including physical process, hazard assessment and mitigation;
-  develop and foster national and international collaborative links, and promote data exchange;
-  enhance teaching and research in natural hazards at the University of Canterbury;
-  and increase public awareness and education about natural hazards and their effects on the New Zealand economic and social environment.

Key Contact

Members - UC Staff

Members - Non-UC Staff

  • Jocelyn Karen Campbell: Member; N/A
  • Ernesto Soliman Corpuz: Collaborator; N/A
  • Shane Cronin: Collaborator; Massey University
  • Kristin Hoskin: Collaborator; Kestrel Group
  • David M Johnston: Collaborator; Massey University

Subject Area: Disciplines