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Details of  Gerard John Fryer   


Gender male
Job title Geophysicist
Department National Weather Service
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center ( PTWC/NWS/NOAA)
91-270 Fort Weaver Rd, HI 96706
Regions Black Sea
Sea of Azov
English Channel
Nationality United Kingdom
Tel 1-808-725-6311
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Website http://ptwc.weather.gov/
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Extension Services (Public Awareness)
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Physical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Design and operation of local tsunami warning systems; investigating historical tsunamis and paleotsunamis; megatsunamis in the Hawaiian Islands, realistic earthquake rupture and tsunamigenesis.
Skills/Expertise Tsunami generation by earthquake, landslide, and volcanic eruption; local tsunami warning systems; educating the public about coastal hazards
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Gerard FRYER)

Fryer, Gerard J. [2011] Walk the inundation line: a suggestion for future post-tsunami surveys Earth Science Reviews, 107, 123-127
McMurtry, G.M., Campbell, J.F., Fryer, G.J., and Fietzke, J. [2010] Uplift of Oahu, Hawaii, during the past 500 k.y. as recorded by elevated reef deposits Geology, 38, 27-30
Fryer, G.J., Watts, P. and Pratson, L.F. [2004] Source of the great tsunami of 1 April 1946: a landslide in the upper Aleutian forearc, Marine Geology, 203, 201-218
McMurtry, G.M., Fryer, G.J., Tappin, D.R., Wilkinson, I.P., Williams, M., Fietzke, J., Garbe-Schoenberg, D., and Watts, P. [2004] Megatsunami deposits on Kohala volcano, Hawaii, from flank collapse of Mauna Loa, Geology, 32, 741-744.

Group(s): Tsunami , ICG/CARIBE EWS
Created: 2005-05-16 Last Updated: 2016-06-17