Mike Page


Full Name: Mike Page

Position: Geomorphologist - Fixed Term

Contact details

Email: M.Page
Phone: +64-4-570 4765


1972: BSc, Hons

Areas of expertise

Geomorphology: Aerial photograph interpretation
Geomorphology: Catchment-based erosion research
Geomorphology: Hazard Assessment
Geomorphology: Paleoenvironmental reconstruction
Geomorphology: Sediment budgets for hazard assessment
Geomorphology: Storm damage assessment
Geomorphology: Sustainable land management
Geomorphology: Vegetation mapping

Professional activities

Australia/NZ Geomorphology Group: Member
Natural Hazards - New Zealand Business Cluster: Member
NZ Society of Soil Science: Member
The Royal Society of New Zealand: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member

Major publications

Gomez, B.; Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A. 2010 Pacific Rim steeplands. p. 117-151 IN: Burt, T.P.; Allison, R.J. (eds) Sediment cascades : an integrated approach. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell

Orpin, A.R.; Carter, L.; Page, M.J.; Cochran, U.A.; Trustrum, N.A.; Gomez, B.; Palmer, A.S.; Mildenhall, D.C.; Rogers, K.M.; Brackley, H.L.; Northcote, L. 2010 Holocene sedimentary record from Lake Tutira : a template for upland watershed erosion proximal to the Waipaoa Sedimentary System, northeastern New Zealand. Marine Geology, 270(1-4): 11-29; doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2009.10.022

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Orpin, A.R.; Carter, L.; Gomez, B.; Cochran, U.A.; Mildenhall, D.C.; Rogers, K.M.; Brackley, H.L.; Palmer, A.S.; Northcote, L. 2010 Storm frequency and magnitude in response to Holocene climate variability, Lake Tutira, north-eastern New Zealand. Marine Geology, 270(1-4): 30-44; doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2009.10.019

Lynn, I.; Manderson, A.; Page, M.J.; Harmsworth, G.; Eyles, G.; Douglas, G.; Mackay, A.; Newsome, P. 2009 Land use capability survey handbook : a New Zealand handbook for the classification of land. 3rd ed. Hamilton: AgResearch Limited. 163 p.

Page, M.J.; Marden, M.; Kasai, M.; Gomez, B.; Peacock, D.; Betts, H.; Parkner, T.; Marutani, T.; Trustrum, N.A. 2008 Changes in basin-scale sediment supply and transfer in a rapidly transformed New Zealand landscape. p. 337-358 IN: Habersack, H.; Piegay, H.; Rinaldi, M. (eds) Gravel-bed rivers VI : from process understanding to river restoration. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Developments in earth surface processes 11.

Massey, C.I.; Hancox, G.T.; Page, M.J. 2007 Field guide for the identification and assessment of landslide and erosion features and hazards : part of GNS Science Short Course on Landslide and Erosion Hazards for Vector Limited. Revision 1. GNS Science consultancy report 2008/336. ii, 85 p.

Parkner, T.; Page, M.J.; Marden, M.; Marutani, T. 2007 Gully systems under undisturbed indigenous forest, East Coast region, New Zealand. Geomorphology, 84(3/4): 241-253; doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2006.01.042

Scott, D.T.; Baisden, W.T.; Davies-Colley, R.; Gomez, B.; Hicks, D.M.; Page, M.J.; Preston, N.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Tate, K.R.; Woods, R.A. 2006 Localized erosion affects national carbon budget. Geophysical Research Letters, 33: L01402; doi: 10.1029/2005GL024644

Kasai, M.; Brierley, G.J.; Page, M.J.; Marutani, T.; Trustrum, N.A. 2005 Impacts of land use change on patterns of sediment flux in Weraamaia catchment, New Zealand. Catena, 64(1): 27-60

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Brackley, H.L.; Baisden, W.T. 2004 Erosion-related soil carbon fluxes in a pastoral steepland catchment, New Zealand. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 103(3): 561-579

Fenemor, A.; Preston, N.; Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Basher, L.; Phillips, C.; Marden, M.; Lawton, M. 2003 The role of agriculture and forestry in mitigating landslides and floods in New Zealand. Electronic document IN: Agriculture and land conservation : developing indicators for policy analysis : proceedings of Japan/OECD Expert Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, May 2003. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Gomez, B.; Trustrum, N.A.; Hicks, D.M.; Rogers, K.M.; Page, M.J.; Tate, K.R. 2003 Production, storage, and output of particulate organic carbon : Waipaoa River basin, New Zealand. Water Resources Research, 39(6): doi: 10.1029/2002WR001619

Reid, L.M.; Page, M.J. 2003 Magnitude and frequency of landsliding in a large New Zealand catchment. Geomorphology, 49(1-2): 71-88

Gomez, B.; Page, M.J.; Bak, P.; Trustrum, N.A. 2002 Self-organized criticality in layered, lacustrine sediments formed by landsliding. Geology, 30(6): 519-522

Marutani, T.; Brierley, G.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Page, M.J. (eds) 2001 Source-to-sink sedimentary cascades in Pacific Rim geo-systems. Nagano, Japan: Matsumoto Sabo Work Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. 183 p.

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Gomez, B. 2000 Implications of a century of anthropogenic erosion for future land use in the Gisborne-East Coast region of New Zealand. New Zealand geographer, 56(2): 13-24

Page, M.J.; Reid, L.M.; Lynn, I.H. 1999 Sediment production from Cyclone Bola landslides, Waipaoa catchment. Journal of Hydrology, New Zealand, 38(2): 289-308

Trustrum, N.A.; Gomez, B.; Page, M.J.; Reid, L.M.; Hicks, D.M. 1999 Sediment production, storage and output : the relative role of large magnitude events in steepland catchments. Zeitschrift fuer Geomorphologie. Supplementband, 115: 71-86

Eden, D.N.; Page, M.J. 1998 Palaeoclimatic implications of a storm erosion record from Late Holocene lake sediments, North Island, New Zealand. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 139 (1/2): 37-58

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A. 1997 A Late Holocene lake sediment record of the erosion response to land use change in a steepland catchment, New Zealand. Zeitschrift fuer geomorphologie, 41(3): 369-392

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Derose, R.C. 1994 A high resolution record of storm-induced erosion from lake sediments, New Zealand. Journal of paleolimnology, 11: 333-348

Page, M.J.; Trustrum, N.A.; Dymond, J.R. 1994 Sediment budget to assess the geomorphic effect of a cyclonic storm, New Zealand. Geomorphology, 9(3): 169-188

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