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Gerard Fryer
Affiliate Faculty (Pacific Tsunami Warning Center)

Ph.D., University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Email: gerard.fryer@noaa.gov
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(Pacific Tsunami Warning Center)

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Publications (partial listing):

Rathburn A.E., Levin L.A., Tryon M., Gieskes J.M., Martin J.B., Perez M.E., Fodrie F.J., Neira C., Fryer G.J., Mendoza G., McMillan P.A., Kluesner J., Adamic J., and Ziebis W. (2008) Geological and biological heterogeneity of the Aleutian margin (1965-4822 m). Progress in Oceanography 80, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2008.12.002 <7675>

McMurtry G.M., Tappin D.R., Fryer G.J., Wilkinson I.P., Williams M., Fietzke J., Schoenberg D.G., and Watts P. (2004) Megatsunami Deposits on Kohala Volcano, Hawaii from Flank Collapse of Mauna Loa. Geology, (in press 2004).

Fryer G. (2004 Source of the great tsunami of 1 April 1946: a landslide in the upper Aleutian forearc. Marine Geology, in press 2004.

Watts P., Grilli S.T., Kirby J.T., Fryer G.J., and TappinD.R. (2003) Landslide tsunami case studies using a Boussinesq model and a fully nonlinear tsunami generation model. Natural Hazards Earth Sy.s Sci. 3, 391-402.

Okal E.A., Fryer G.J., Borero J.C. Borrero an Ruscher C. (2002) The landslide and local tsunami of 13 September 1999 on Fatu Hiva (Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia). Bull. Soc., Geol. France 173, 359-367.

Okal E.A., Synolakis C.E., Fryer G.J., Heinrich P., Borrero J.C., Ruscher C., Arcas D., Guille G., and Rousseau D. (2002) A field survey of the 1946 Aleutian tsunami in the far field. Seis. Res. Lett. 73, 490-503.

McMurtry G.M., Watts P., Fryer G.J., Smith J.R. & Imamura F. (2003) Giant landslides, mega-tsunamis, and paleo-sea level in the Hawaiian islands. Marine Biol., in press.

Fryer P., Becker N., Appelgate B., Martinez F., Edward M., an Fryer G. (2003) Why is the Challenger deep so deep? Earth Plant. Sci. Lett., in press.

Fryer G.J. and Watts P. (2001) Motion of the Ugamak Slide, probable source of the tsunami of 1 April 1946. Proceedings of the Int''l Tsunami Symposium.

Fryer G.J., Watts P., Pratson L.F., and Gardner J.V., (2001) Source of the tsunami of 1 April 1946: A landslide in the upper Aleutian forearc. in Prediction of Underwater Landslides Hazards. Editors Watts P, Synolakis, and Bardet J.P., published in Balkema Press.

Fryer G.J. and Fryer P. (1998) Geology. Pac. Islands, M. Rapaport (ed.), Bess Press, Honolulu.

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