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Jean RogerTsunami Scientist

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  • PhD, Marine Geosciences
  • MSc, Marine Geophysics
  • MSc, Management of natural and technological hazards
  • National Certificate, Basics in Meteorology
  • BASc, Geology

Areas of expertise

  • Geophysics: Geophysical instrumentation
  • Geophysics: Data analysis
  • Geophysics: Field data collection
  • Geophysics: Modelling
  • Geophysics: Marine Geophysics
  • Geophysics: Hazard and risk assessment
  • Geology: GIS mapping
  • Geology: Tsunami Studies
  • Geology: GIS
  • Groundwater: Data management
  • Groundwater: Aquifer testing
  • Groundwater: Sampling
  • Groundwater: Monitoring
  • Groundwater: Aquifer Hydraulics
  • Geophysics: Geohazard assessments
  • Geophysics: Tsunami hazard analysis
  • Groundwater: Groundwater dynamics
  • Geology: Submarine landslide processes
  • Groundwater: Lysimeters
  • Geology: Geodynamics
  • Geophysics: Landslide Modelling
  • Geophysics: Bathymetry
  • Geophysics: Paleotsunami survey

Major Publications

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  • Roger, J.H.M.; Bull, S.; Watson, S.J.; Mueller, C.; Hillman, J.I.T.; Wolter, A.; Lamarche, G.; Power, W.L.; Lane, E.; Woelz, S.; Davidson, S. 2024. A review of approaches for submarine landslide-tsunami hazard identification and assessment, Marine and Petroleum Geology 162: 22 p.. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2024.106729.
  • Roger, J.H.M. 2023. Records of the 5 March 2021 Raoul Island transoceanic tsunami around the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics Online: DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2023.2225859.
  • Thomas, B.E.O.; Roger, J.H.M.; Gunnell, Y.; Sabinot, C.; Aucan, J. 2021. A low-cost toolbox for high-resolution vulnerability and hazard-perception mapping in view of tsunami risk mitigation : application to New Caledonia, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 62: article 102350. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102350.
  • Roger, J.H.M.; Pelletier, B.; Duphil, M.; Lefèvre, J.; Aucan, J.; Lebellegard, P.; Thomas, B.; Bachelier, C.; Varillon, D. 2021. The Mw7.5 Tadine (Maré, Loyalty Islands) earthquake and related tsunami of 5 December 2018 : seismotectonic context and numerical modeling, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 21(11): p. 3489-3508. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-21-3489-2021.
  • Roger, J.H.M.; Pelletier, B.; Aucan, J. 2019. Update of the tsunami catalogue of New Caledonia using a decision table based on seismic data and marigraphic records, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 19(7): p. 1471-1483. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-19-1471-2019.
  • Atwater, B.F.; ten Brink, U.S.; Cescon, A.L.; Feuillet, N.; Fuentes, Z.; Halley, R.B.; Nunez, C.; Reinhardt, E.G.; Roger, J.H.M.; Sawai, Y.; Spiske, M.; Tuttle, M.P.; Wei, Y.; Weil-Accardo, J. 2017. Extreme waves in the British Virgin Islands during the last centuries before 1500 CE, Geosphere 13(2): p. 301-368. DOI: 10.1130/GES01356.1.
  • Hayes, G.P.; McNamara, D.E.; Seidman, L.; Roger, J.H.M. 2013. Quantifying potential earthquake and tsunami hazard in the Lesser Antilles subduction zone of the Caribbean region, Geophysical Journal International 196(1): p. 510-521. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt385.
  • Roger, J.H.M.; Baptista, M.A.; Sahal, A.; Accary, F.; Allgeyer, S.; Herbert, H. 2011. The transoceanic 1755 Lisbon Tsunami in Martinique, Pure and Applied Geophysics 168(6/7): p. 1015-1031. DOI: 10.1007/s00024-010-0216-8.
  • Roger, J.H.M.; Herbert, H.; Ruegg, J.-C.; Briole, P. 2011. The El Asnam 1980 October 10 inland earthquake : a new hypothesis of tsunami generation, Geophysical Journal International 185(3): p. 1135-1146. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05003.x.


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