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USGS Reports:

Coletti, A., Howe, P., Yarnal, B., and Wood, N., 2013, A support system for assessing local vulnerability to weather and climate, Natural Hazards, 65 (1): 999-1008

Wood, N., and Schmidtlein, M., 2013, Community variations in population exposure to near-field tsunami hazards as a function of pedestrian travel time to safety, Natural Hazards, 65 (3): 1603-1628

Howe, P., Yarnal, B., Coletti, A., and Wood, N., 2013, The participatory vulnerability scoping diagram - deliberative risk ranking for community water systems, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103 (2), 343-352.

Fraser, S., Wood, N., Johnston, D., and Leonard, G., 2013, Simulation of local tsunami and evacuation of urban areas, informed by population exposure analysis and studies of tsunami evacuation behavior, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-3635-1, European General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 1p.

Mathie, A., and Wood, N., 2013, Residential and service-population exposure to multiple natural hazards in the Mount Hood region of Clackamas County, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1073, 48 p.

Wood, N., and Schmidtlein, M., 2012, Anisotropic path modeling to assess pedestrian-evacuation potential from Cascadia-related tsunamis in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Natural Hazards, 62 (2), 275-300

Wood, N., Ratliff, J., and Peters, J., 2012, Community exposure to tsunami hazards in California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5222, 49 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2012/5222/ ]

Wood, N., and Gregg, C., 2012, Societal vulnerability to tsunamis – overview and relationship to a national risk analysis, Proceedings of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Workshop on Tsunami Hazard, Risk, and Vulnerability, July 25-25, Seattle, Washington, 3 p.

Wood, N. and Ratliff, J., 2011, Population and business exposure to twenty scenario earthquakes in the State of Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1016, 13 p.[http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1016/].

Wood, N., 2011, Understanding risk and resilience to natural hazards: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3008, 2 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3008/].

Wood, N., 2011, California's tsunami threat--Japan's disaster serves as a reminder to the West Coast to be prepared, Los Angeles Times, Opinion-Editorial section, March 17, 2011, A17.

Frazier, T. G., Wood, N., Yarnal, B., Stakeholder perspectives on land-use strategies for adapting to climate-change-enhanced coastal hazards: Sarasota, Florida, Applied Geography (2010), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.05.007

Frazier, T., Wood, N., Yarnal, B., Bauer, D., Influence of potential sea level rise on societal vulnerability to hurricane storm-surge hazards, Sarasota County, Florida, Applied Geography (2010), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.05.005

Baron, H., Wood, N., Ruggiero, P., Allan, J., and Corcoran, P., 2010, Assessing societal vulnerability of U.S. Pacific Northwest communities to storm-induced coastal change, Proceedings of The Coastal Society Annual Meeting, June 7-11, 2010, Wilmington, NC, 5 p.

Wood, N., Burton, C., and Cutter, S., 2010, Community variations in social vulnerability to Cascadia-related tsunamis in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Natural Hazards, 52(2), 369-389

Frazier, T., Wood, N., and Yarnal, B., 2009, A framework for using GIS and stakeholder input to assess vulnerability to coastal-inundation hazards: a case study from Sarasota County, Florida, In U. Paleo (ed.), Building safer communities—risk governance, spatial planning and responses to natural hazards, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series, 58, Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 226-245.

Wood, N., and Soulard, C., 2009, Community exposure to lahar hazards from Mount Rainier, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5211, 26 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5211/]

Wood, N., 2008, Amount and percentage of current societal assets in areas on Kaua'i, Hawai'i, within the 1992 Hurricane 'Iniki storm-surge inundation zone: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1280, 12 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1280/].

Wood, N., 2008, Variations in city exposure and sensitivity to tsunami hazards in Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigative Report 2007-5283, 43 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5283/]

Wood, N. and Soulard, C., 2008, Variations in community exposure and sensitivity to tsunami Hazards on the open-ocean and Strait of Juan de Fuca coasts of Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigative Report 2008-5004, 34 p [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5004/]

Wood, N., Church, A., Frazier, T., and Yarnal, B., 2007, Variations in community exposure and sensitivity to tsunami hazards in the State of Hawai'i: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigative Report 2007-5208, 42 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5208/]

McMahon, G., Benjamin, S., Clarke, K., Findley, J., Fisher, R., Graf, W., Gundersen, L., Jones, J., Loveland, T., Roth, K., Usery, E., and N. Wood, 2005, Geography for a changing world: a science strategy for the geographic research of the U.S. Geological Survey, 2005-2015, Circular 1281, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, 54 p. [http://geography.usgs.gov/feature_scienceplan.php]

Journal Articles:

1) Frazier, T. G., Wood, N., Yarnal, B., Stakeholder perspectives on land-use strategies for adapting to climate-change-enhanced coastal hazards: Sarasota, Florida, Applied Geography (2010), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.05.007

2) Frazier, T., Wood, N., Yarnal, B., Bauer, D., Influence of potential sea level rise on societal vulnerability to hurricane storm-surge hazards, Sarasota County, Florida, Applied Geography (2010), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.05.005

3) Wood, N., and Soulard, C., 2009, Variations in population exposure and sensitivity to lahar hazards from Mount Rainier, Washington, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 188, 367-378.

4) Wood, N., Burton, C., and Cutter, S., 2010, Community variations in social vulnerability to Cascadia-related tsunamis in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Natural Hazards, 52(2), 369-389

5) Wood, N., 2009, Tsunami exposure estimation with land-cover data: Oregon and the Cascadia subduction zone, Applied Geography 29, 158-170.

6) Bernknopf, R., Rabinovici, S., Wood, N., and Dinitz, L., 2006, The influence of hazard models on GIS-based regional risk assessments and mitigation policies, International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 6 (4/5/6), 369-387.

7) Wood, N., and Good, J., 2005, Perceptions of earthquake and tsunami issues in U.S. Pacific Northwest port and harbor communities, International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 23 (3), 103-138.

8) Wood, N., and Good, J., 2004, Vulnerability of a port and harbor community to earthquake and tsunami hazards: the use of GIS in community hazard planning, Coastal Management, 32 (3), 243-269.

9) Wood, N., Good, J., and Goodwin, B., 2002, Community-based vulnerability assessment of a port and harbor to earthquake and tsunami hazards: Yaquina Bay, Oregon, Natural Hazards Review, 3 (4), 148-157.

Conference Proceedings:

1) Baron, H., Wood, N., Ruggiero, P., Allan, J., and Corcoran, P., 2010, Assessing societal vulnerability of U.S. Pacific Northwest communities to storm-induced coastal change, Proceedings of The Coastal Society Annual Meeting, June 7-11, 2010, Wilmington, NC, 5 p.

2) Frazier, T., Wood, N., and Yarnal, B., 2009, A framework for using GIS and stakeholder input to assess vulnerability to coastal-inundation hazards: a case study from Sarasota County, Florida, In U. Paleo (ed.), Building safer communities-risk governance, spatial planning and responses to natural hazards, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series, 58, Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 226-245.

3) Wood, N., 2008, Use of midresolution land-cover data for rapid comparison of community vulnerability to tsunamis, Proceedings of the 2006 North American Land Cover Summit, Washington, D.C., Campbell, J.C., Jones, K.B., Smith, J.H., Koeppe, M.T., (eds.), Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers, p. 169 - 180.

4) Wood, N., 2007, Appendix C.1.1 Hazard assessment - Introduction, in Bernard, E., Dengler, L., and Yim, S., (eds.), National Tsunami Research Plan-report of a workshop sponsored by NSF/NOAA, N OAA Technical Memorandum OAR PMEL-133, p. 51.

5) Frazier, T., Wood, N., and Yarnal, B., 2007, Current & future vulnerability of Sarasota County, Florida, to hurricane storm surge & sea level rise, Proceedings of the Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008 Conference, Oahu, Hawai`i, p. 210-221.

6) Wood, N., 2006, Variations in community vulnerability to tsunami hazards on the U.S. Pacific Northwest coast, Proceedings: International Disaster Reduction Conference, Davos, Switzerland, volume 3, pp. 649-652.

7) Sleeter, R., and Wood, N., 2006, Estimating daytime and nighttime population density for coastal communities in Oregon: Proceedings of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, September 26-29, 2006, 8 p.

8) Wood, N., Good, J., and Goodwin, B., 2002, Reducing vulnerability of ports and harbors to earthquakes and tsunamis, Proceedings: Solutions to Coastal Disasters '02 Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Virginia, p. 949-963.

9) Wood, N., 2001, Vulnerability assessment of a port and harbor community to earthquake-tsunami hazards, [abs.]: Vulnerability Assessment Techniques II Workshop, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center, Charleston, South Carolina.

10) Wood, N., and Stein, D. 2001, A GIS-based vulnerability assessment of Pacific Northwest ports and harbors to tsunami hazards, Proceedings, International Tsunami Symposium '01, Seattle, Washington, 367 - 374

11) Wood, N. and Good, J., 2000, Natural hazards decision-making: the role of stakeholder needs and scientific input, Proceedings: Coasts at the Millennium, 17th Conference of The Coastal Society, Portland, Oregon: p. 371-379.

Workshops:

1) Wood, N., 2010, Risk-analysis training, one-day workshop held at Camp Murray, Washington

2) Crawford, G., Wood, N., and Arcos, N., 2009, Tsunami "Train the Trainers" workshop on tsunami education, Camp Murray, Washington

3) Wood, N., 2009, Risk-analysis training, one-day workshop held at Camp Murray, Washington

4) Wood, N., LeDuc, A., and Mitchell, K., 2009, Vulnerability Assessment Training, workshop held in Salem, Oregon, as part of the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resilience

5) Crawford, G., Wood, N., and Arcos, N., 2008, Tsunami "Train the Trainers" workshop on tsunami education, Tokeland, Washington

6) Wood, N., LeDuc, A., and Mitchell, K., 2008, Vulnerability Assessment Training, workshop held in Astoria, Oregon, as part of the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resilience

7) Wood, N., LeDuc, A., and Mitchell, K., 2007, Vulnerability Assessment Training, workshop held in Ontario, Oregon, as part of the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resilience

8) Wood, N., LeDuc, A., and Mitchell, K., 2006, Vulnerability Assessment Training, workshop held in The Dalles, Oregon, as part of the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resilience

9) Wood, N., LeDuc, A., and Mitchell, K., 2005, Vulnerability Assessment Training, workshop held in Portland, Oregon, as part of the Oregon Partners for Disaster Resilience

 

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