Brad Scott

 

Full Name: Brad Scott

Position: Volcano Information Specialist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-7-376 0151

Qualifications

1976: NZCS, Geology; 1991: New Zealand Diploma in Science, Geology

Areas of expertise

Geology: Earthquake Hazard Assessment
Geology: Geothermal
Geology: Hazard Assessment
Geology: Tectonics
Geology: Volcano surveillance
Geology: Volcanology

Major publications

Montanaro, C.; Cronin, S.; Scheu, B.; Kennedy, B.; Scott, B.J. 2020 Complex crater fields formed by steam-driven eruptions : Lake Okaro, New Zealand. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 132(9/10): 1914-1930; doi: 10.1130/B35276.1

Christenson, B.W.; White, S.; Britten, K.; Scott, B.J. 2017 Hydrological evolution and chemical structure of a hyper-acidic spring-lake system on Whakaari/White Island, NZ. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 346: 180-211; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.06.017

Scott, B.J.; Mroczek, E.K.; Burnell, J.G.; Zarrouk, S.J.; Seward, A.M.; Robson, B.; Graham, D.J. 2016 Rotorua Geothermal Field : an experiment in environmental management. p. 294-310; doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2015.09.004 IN: Chambefort, I.; Bignall, G. (eds) Taupo Volcanic Zone geothermal systems, New Zealand: Exploration, science and development. Elsevier. Geothermics 59B.

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Scott, B.J.; Leonard, G.S.; Calvert, A.T. 2016 Evolution of the sublacustrine geothermal system at Lake Rotomahana, New Zealand: Effects of the 1886 Tarawera Rift eruption - an introduction. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 314: 1-9; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.12.009

Potter, S.H.; Scott, B.J.; Jolly, G.E.; Johnston, D.M.; Neall, V.E. 2015 A catalogue of caldera unrest at Taupo Volcanic Centre, New Zealand, using the Volcanic Unrest Index (VUI). Bulletin of Volcanology, 77(9): article no. 78; doi: 10.1007/s00445-015-0956-5

Scott, B.J.; Potter, S.H. 2014 Aspects of historical eruptive activity and volcanic unrest at Mt. Tongariro, New Zealand : 1846–2013. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 286: 263-276; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.04.003

Peltier, A.; Hurst, A.W.; Scott, B.J.; Cayol, V. 2009 Structures involved in the vertical deformation at Lake Taupo (New Zealand) between 1979 and 2007 : new insights from numerical modelling. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 181(3/4): 173-184; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.01.017

Peltier, A.; Scott, B.J.; Hurst, A.W. 2009 Ground deformation patterns at White Island volcano (New Zealand) between 1967 and 2008 deduced from levelling data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 181(3/4): 207-218; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.01.020

Scott, B.J.; Travers, J. 2009 Volcano monitoring in NZ and links to SW Pacific via the Wellington VAAC. Natural hazards, 51(2): 263-273; doi: 10.1007/s11069-009-9354-7

Vandemeulebrouck, J.; Hurst, A.W.; Scott, B.J. 2008 The effects of hydrothermal eruptions and a tectonic earthquake on a cycling crater lake (Inferno Crater Lake, Waimangu, New Zealand). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 178(2): 271-275; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.06.021

Scott, B.J.; Gordon, D.A.; Cody, A.D. 2005 Recovery of Rotorua geothermal field, New Zealand : progress, issues and consequences. Geothermics, 34(2): 159-183

Johnston, D.M.; Scott, B.J.; Houghton, B.F.; Paton, D.; Dowrick, D.J.; Villamor, P.; Savage, J. 2002 Social and economic consequences of historic caldera unrest at the Taupo Volcano, New Zealand and the management of future episodes of unrest. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 35(4): 215-230

Scott, B.J.; Cody, A.D. 2000 Response of the Rotorua geothermal system to exploitation and varying management regimes. Geothermics, 29(4/5): 573-592

Sherburn, S.; Bryan, C.J.; Hurst, A.W.; Latter, J.H.; Scott, B.J. 1999 Seismicity of Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand, 1971-1996 : a review. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 88(4): 255-278; doi: 10.1016/S0377-0273(99)00014-1

Scott, B.J.; Nairn, I.A. 1998 Volcanic hazards : Okataina volcanic centre. Scale 1:100,000. [Whakatane]: Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Resource planning publication / Bay of Plenty Regional Council 97/4. 1 map

Nishi, Y.; Sherburn, S.; Scott, B.J.; Sugihara, M. 1996 High-frequency earthquakes at White Island volcano, New Zealand : insights into the shallow structure of a volcano-hydrothermal system. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 72(3-4): 183-197; doi: 10.1016/0377-0273(96)00005-4

Scott, B.J. 1994 Cyclic activity in the crater lakes of Waimangu hydrothermal system, New Zealand. Geothermics, 23(5/6): 555-572; doi: 10.1016/0375-6505(94)90019-1

Simmons, S.F.; Keywood, M.; Scott, B.J.; Keam, R.F. 1993 Irreversible change of the Rotomahana-Waimangu hydrothermal system (New Zealand) as a consequence of a volcanic eruption. Geology, 21(7): 643-646

Hurst, A.W.; Bibby, H.M.; Scott, B.J.; McGuinness, M.J. 1991 The heat source of Ruapehu Crater Lake; deductions from the energy and mass balances. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 46(1-2): 1-20; doi: 10.1016/0377-0273(91)90072-8

Houghton, B.F.; Nairn, I.A.; Scott, B.J. 1989 Phreatomagmatic and strombolian eruptive activity at White Island volcano 1976-82 : deposits and depositional mechanisms. p. 35-56 IN: Houghton, B.F.; Nairn, I.A. The 1976-82 eruption sequence at White Island volcano (Whakaari), Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Lower Hutt: New Zealand Geological Survey. New Zealand Geological Survey bulletin 103.

Latter, J.H.; Scott, B.J.; Dibble, R.R. 1989 Seismic activity associated with the 1976-82 eruption sequence at White Island volcano. p. 85-107 IN: Houghton, B.F.; Nairn, I.A. The 1976-82 eruption sequence at White Island volcano (Whakaari), Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Lower Hutt: New Zealand Geological Survey. New Zealand Geological Survey bulletin 103.

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