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Brenda RosserEngineering Geomorphologist

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Engineering Geology

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  • BSc, Earth Science
  • MSc, Quaternary Science

Areas of expertise

  • Technical: GIS
  • Technical: Surveying
  • Technical: Field Work
  • Geomorphology: Flood and landslide hazard assessment
  • Geomorphology: Watershed research and management
  • Geomorphology: Environmental impact assessment
  • Geomorphology: Soil erosion and conservation
  • Geomorphology: Sediment budgets for hazard assessment
  • Geomorphology: Catchment-based erosion research
  • Geomorphology: Sustainable land management
  • Geomorphology: Aerial photograph interpretation
  • Geomorphology: Geological and geomorphological mapping
  • Geomorphology: Sediment transport

Major Publications

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  • Rosser, B.J.; Massey, C.I.; Lukovic, B.; Dellow, G.D.; Hill, M.P. 2021. Development of a rainfall-induced landslide forecast tool for New Zealand, Understanding and reducing landslide disaster risk. [WLF 2020]. Volume 3, Monitoring and early warning : p. 273-277. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-60311-3_3.
  • Rosser, B.J.; Dellow, G.D.; Haubrock, S.N.; Glassey, P.J. 2017. New Zealand's national Landslide Database, Landslides 14(6): p. 1949-1959. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-017-0843-6.
  • Rosser, B.J.; Ross, C.W. 2011. Recovery of pasture production and soil properties on soil slip scars in erodible siltstone hill country, Wairarapa, New Zealand, New Zealand journal of agricultural research 54(1): p. 23-44.
  • Gomez, B.; Rosser, B.J.; Peacock, D.H.; Hicks, D.M.; Palmer, J.A. 2001. Downstream fining in a rapidly aggrading gravel bed river, Water Resources Research 37(6): p. 1813-1823.


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