Ken Gledhill

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Gender MALE
Industry Science
Occupation GeoNet Project Director
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Introduction I have been the Director of New Zealand GeoNet at GNS Science since 2005. GeoNet is New Zealand’s integrated geological hazards monitor system employing state of the art equipment and telecommunications technology. I am the immediate past chair of the governance group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/PTWS), and a current working group chair.. I am a scientific project manager, seismologist, scientific instrumentation and telecommunications specialist with more than 30 years’ experience. My research has concentrated on geophysical instrumentation, the field studies of large earthquakes, and the study of the deep structure beneath New Zealand and internationally using the seismic waves generated by earthquakes.