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Sally DellowEarth Structure and Processes Manager

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Earth Structure and Processes

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  • BSc, Geology
  • MSc, Engineering Geology

Areas of expertise

  • Geology: Landslide Hazard Assessment
  • Geology: Earthquake Hazard Assessment
  • Geology: Active fault studies
  • Geology: Lahars and debris flow
  • Geology: Engineering Geology
  • Geology: Rock and soil properties
  • Geology: Data management
  • Geology: Alpine Slope Processes
  • Geology: Landslide Processes
  • Geology: Earthquake-induced landslide estimates
  • Geology: Land use planning for hazards

Major Publications

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  • Dellow, G.D.; Massey, C.I.; Cox, S.C.; Archibald, G.C.; Begg, J.G.; Bruce, Z.R.; Carey, J.M.; Davidson, J.; Della-Pasqua, F.N.; Glassey, P.J.; Hill, M.P.; Jones, K.E.; Lyndsell, B.M.; Lukovic, B.; McColl, S.T.; Rattenbury, M.S.; Read, S.A.L.; Rosser, B.J. 2017. Landslides caused by the Mw7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and the immediate response, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 50(2): p. 106-116.
  • 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.
  • Dellow, G.D.; Archibald, G.C.; Aubertin, F. 2012. Geotechnical assessment of the site of the October 2011 Maui gas pipeline failure near Pukearuhe, northern Taranaki
  • Semmens, S.; Perrin, N.D.; Dellow, G.D.; Van Dissen, R.J. 2011. NZS 1170.5:2004 site subsoil classification of Wellington City, Ninth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering : building an earthquake resilient society, April 14-16, 2011, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand : paper 007.
  • Dellow, G.D.; Buxton, R.; Joyce, K.E.; Matcham, I.R. 2010. A probabilistic rainfall-induced landslide hazard model for New Zealand, Geologically active : delegate papers 11th Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, Auckland, Aotearoa, 5-10 September 2010 : p. 1069-1076 (paper 124).
  • Dellow, G.D.; Barker, P.R.; Beetham, R.D.; Heron, D.W. 2003. A deterministic method for assessing the liquefaction susceptibility of the Heretaunga Plains, Hawke's Bay, NZ, Geotechnics on the volcanic edge, Tauranga, March 2003 : p. 111-120.
  • Hancox, G.T.; Perrin, N.D.; Dellow, G.D. 2002. Recent studies of historical earthquake-induced landsliding, ground damage, and MM intensity in New Zealand, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 35(2): p. 59-95.