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Dr Nicholas Paul Richards

PhD Engineering Geology, Southampton, UK

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Teaching | Current

My teaching responsibilities in 2017 include:

EARTHSCI 103 (Coordinator), Dynamic Earth

CIVIL 220 (Coordinator), Introductory Engineering Geology

EARTHSCI 105/105G, Natural Hazards in New Zealand

EARTHSCI/GEOG 260 (Coordinator), Field Studies in Earth Surface Processes

EARTHSCI 372, Engineering Geology

EARTHSCI 770 (Coordinator), Engineering Geological Mapping

Responsibilities

In addition to my teaching and coordination role, I am also the Undergraduate Advisor for the Earth Science Programme in the School of Environment.

Areas of expertise

Engineering geology, engineering geomorphic mapping, hillslope geomorphology, soil mechanics.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Bevan, D. J., Brook, M. S., Tunnicliffe, J., Richards, N., & Prebble, W. M. (2017). Use of UAV mounted /Structure-from-Motion (SfM) data capture for engineering geological landslide mapping. In G. Alexander, C. Y. Chin (Eds.) Proceedings of the 20th NZGS Geotechnical Symposium, 1-8. Napier, New Zealand.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39985
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Brook, Jon Tunnicliffe
  • Brook, M. S., Bevan, D., Prebble, W., Tunnicliffe, J., & Richards, N. (2017). Structure-from-Motion (SfM) and Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT) evaluation of the Ohuka landslide, North Island, New Zealand. Paper presented at EGU General Assembly, EGU2017, Vienna, Austria. 23 April - 28 April 2017. Geophysical Research Abstracts Volume 19. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Brook, Jon Tunnicliffe
  • Brook, M. S., Liu, S., Richards, N., Bevan, D., & Prebble, W. (2017). Assessing reactivation of the Pourewa Landslide Zone, Auckland, New Zealand, using Structure-from-Motion, LiDAR, and geophysics. Paper presented at EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria. 24 April - 28 April 2017. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/37938
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Brook
  • Liu, S., Brook, M. S., Richards, N. P., Bevan, D., & Prebble, W. (5/12/2016). LiDAR and EM conductivity investigation of a Holocene coastal landslide complex: Pourewa Landslide Zone, Auckland, New Zealand. Poster presented at Australasian Quaternary Association (AQUA) Biennial Conference, Auckland. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32498
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Brook

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 301 - Bldg 301
Level 4, Room 427A
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand