Ken Gledhill

 

Full Name: Ken Gledhill

Position: Head of Department: GeoNet and Geohazards Monitoring

Contact details

Email: K.Gledhill
Phone: +64-4-570 4848

Qualifications

1980: BSc, Physics and maths; 1982: MSc (1st class honours), Physics; 1991: PhD, Geophysics

Areas of expertise

Business Development: Project management
Business Development: Real Time Hazards Monitoring
Business Development: Team Leadership and Project Management
Geophysics: Earthquake field studies
Geophysics: Geophysical instrumentation
Geophysics: Instrumentation telecommunications
Geophysics: Seismic anisotropy
Geophysics: Seismology
Geophysics: Tsunami hazard analysis
Social Science: All-hazards Warning Systems

Professional activities

Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand: Member (past Council member)
American Geophysical Union: Member
Seismology Society of America: Member
Victoria University of Wellington: Honorary Research Associate
Geoscience Society of New Zealand: Member, past President
New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering: Member

Major publications

Bannister, S.C.; Gledhill, K.R. 2012 Evolution of the 2010-2012 Canterbury earthquake sequence. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 55(3): 295-304; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2012.680475

Gledhill, K.R.; Ristau, J.; Reyners, M.E.; Fry, B.; Holden, C. 2011 The Darfield (Canterbury, New Zealand) Mw7.1 earthquake of September 2010 : a preliminary seismological report. Seismological Research Letters, 82(3): 378-386; doi: 10.1785/gssrl.82.3.378

Duclos, M.; Savage, M.K.; Tommasi, A.; Gledhill, K.R. 2005 Mantle tectonics beneath New Zealand inferred from SKS splitting and petrophysics. Geophysical Journal International, 163(2): 760-774

Audoine, E.; Savage, M.K.; Gledhill, K.R. 2004 Anisotropic structure under a back-arc spreading region, the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 109(B11): B11305; doi: 10.1029/2003JB002932

Audoine, E.; Savage, M.; Gledhill, K.R. 2000 Seismic anisotropy from local earthquakes in the transition region from a subduction to a strike-slip plate boundary, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 105(B4): 8013-8033

Gledhill, K.R.; Robinson, R.; Webb, T.H.; Abercrombie R.; Beavan, R.J.; Cousins, W.J.; Eberhart-Phillips, D. 2000 The Mw 6.2 Cass, New Zealand, earthquake of 24 November 1995 : reverse faulting in a strike-slip region. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 43(2): 255-269

Gledhill, K.R.; Gubbins, D. 1996 SKS splitting and the seismic anisotropy of the mantle beneath the Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 95(3/4): 227-236

Gledhill, K.R.; Stuart, G. 1996 Seismic anisotropy in the fore-arc region of the Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 95(3/4): 211-225

Gledhill, K.R. 1993 Shear waves recorded on close-spaced seismographs. II, The complex anisotropic structure of the Wellington Peninsula, New Zealand. Canadian journal of exploration geophysics, 29(1): 299-314

Gledhill, K.R. 1993 Shear waves recorded on close-spaced seismographs : I. Shear-wave splitting results. Canadian journal of exploration geophysics, 29(1): 285-298

Gledhill, K.R. 1991 Evidence for shallow and pervasive seismic anisotropy in the Wellington region. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 96(B13): 21,503-21,516

Gledhill, K.R.; Randall, M.J.; Chadwick, M.P. 1991 The EARSS digital seismograph : system description and field trials. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 81(4): 1380-1390

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