Chris MasseyEngineering Geologist
- MSc, DIC Engineering Geology
- BSc, Hons, Geology
- PhD, Engineering Geology
Areas of expertise
- Geology: Landslide Hazard Assessment
- Geology: Engineering Geology
- Geology: Engineering Geomorphology
- Geology: Landslide Processes
- Geology: Earthquake-induced landslide estimates
- Business Development: Hazard Assessment
- Geomorphology: Geological and geomorphological mapping
- Geophysics: Geohazard assessments
- Geophysics: Landslide monitoring
- Geophysics: Rock and soil slope analysis
- Geophysics: Rock fall analysis and design
- Business Development: Risk Assessment
- Business Development: Numerical Modelling
- Business Development: Hazards Warning Systems
- Geophysics: Landslide Modelling
- Geology: Rock mechanics
See all publications
- Rockfall activity rates before, during and after the 2010/11 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, Journal of Geophysical Research. Earth Surface 127(3): e2021JF006400. DOI: 10.1029/2021JF006400.
- Volume characteristics of landslides triggered by the Mw7.8 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand, derived from digital surface difference modelling, Journal of Geophysical Research. Earth Surface 125(7): e2019JF005163. DOI: 10.1029/2019JF005163.
- Displacement mechanisms of slow-moving landslides in response to changes in pore water pressure and dynamic stress, Earth Surface Dynamics 7(3): p.707-722. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-2018-73.
- The impact of rockfalls on dwellings during the 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquakes, Landslides 15(1): p. 31-42. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-017-0855-2.
- Improving near-real-time coseismic landslide models : lessons learned from the 2016 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 108(3B): p. 1649-1664. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170297.
- Landslides triggered by the 14 November 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 108(3B): p. 1630-1648. DOI: 10.1785/0120170305.
- Rock slope response to strong earthquake shaking, Landslides 14(1): p. 249-268. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-016-0684-8.
- Earthquake-induced displacement is insignificant in the reactivated Utiku landslide, New Zealand, Landslides and engineered slopes : experience, theory and practice : proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides : p. 3152. DOI: 10.1201/b21520-5.
- Basal sliding and plastic deformation of a slow, reactivated landslide in New Zealand, Engineering Geology 208: p. 11-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.04.016.
- Validating the rockfall risk models developed for the Port Hills of Christchurch, New Zealand, 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, 1-4 November 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand : p. 1353-1361.
- Determining rockfall risk in Christchurch using rockfalls triggered by the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence, Earthquake Spectra 30(1): p. 155-181. DOI: 10.1193/021413EQS026M.
- Patterns of movement in reactivated landslides, Engineering Geology 159: p. 1-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2013.03.011.
- Out-burst flood (lahar) triggered by retrogressive landsliding, 18 March 2007 at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand : a successful early warning, Landslides 7(3): p. 303-315. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-009-0180-5.
- Structural and geomorphological features of landslides in the Bhutan Himalaya derived from terrestrial laser scanning, Geomorphology 103(1): p. 17-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.04.013.