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  • Developing effective warning systems: Ongoing research at Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand

    Authors
    Doug Johnston, J. Becker, D. Paton, G.S. Leonard, A. Christianson, H. Keys
    Journal
    Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
    Year
    2008
    Purpose: This paper examines the unique challenges to volcanic risk management associated with having a ski area on an active volcano. Using a series of simulated eruption/lahar events at Ruapehu volc... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • Use of traditional knowledge in emergency management for tsunami hazard: A case study from Washington State, USA

    Authors
    Doug Johnston, J. Becker, H. Lazrus, G. Crawford, D. Nelson
    Journal
    Disaster Prevention and Management
    Year
    2008
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore a case study in Washington State, USA where traditional stories ('oral tradition') are being used in a contemporary context. Traditional knowledge is ... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • Developing warning and disaster response capacity in the tourism sector in coastal Washington, USA

    Authors
    Doug Johnston, Rick Garside, J. Becker, D. Paton, C. Gregg, B. Houghton, G. Leonard
    Journal
    Disaster Prevention and Management
    Year
    2007
    Purpose - There has been a considerable effort over the last decade to increase awareness of the tsunami risk in coastal Washington, USA. However, contemporary research on warning systems spawned by t... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • School and community-based hazards education and links to disaster-resilient communities

    Authors
    Doug Johnston, K. Finnis, J. Becker, K.R. Ronan, D. Paton
    Journal
    Regional Development Dialogue
    Year
    2007
    The importance of community-based hazard education programs and the opportunities existing to increase preparedness and resilience in a community have been presented. Schools are a part of a wider com... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE