Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Adam Douglas Switzer
Director, Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) and Assistant Dean (Development), College of Science, Asian School of the Environment
Professor, Asian School of the Environment
Director of CIFAL@NTU, Asian School of the Environment
Director, Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA), Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus Programme Office
Journal Articles
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Felix, R. P., Hubbard, J. A., Moore, J. D., & Switzer, A. D. (2022). The Role of Frontal Thrusts in Tsunami Earthquake Generation. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 112(2), 680-694.

Yap, W., Switzer, A. D., Gouramanis, C., Marzinelli, E., Wijaya, W., Yan, Y. T., ... & Lauro, F. M. (2021). Environmental DNA signatures distinguish between tsunami and storm deposition in overwash sand. Communications Earth & Environment, 2(1), 1-15.

Gouramanis, C., Switzer, A. D., Bristow, C. S., Pham, D. T., Mauz, B., Hoang, Q. D., ... & Sloss, C. (2020). Holocene evolution of the Chan May coastal embayment, central Vietnam: Changing coastal dynamics associated with decreasing rates of progradation possibly forced by mid-to late-Holocene sea-level changes. Geomorphology, 367 , 107273.

Chua, S., Switzer, A. D., Kearsey, T. I., Bird, M. I., Rowe, C., Chiam, K., & Horton, B. P. (2020). A new Quaternary stratigraphy of the Kallang River Basin, Singapore: Implications for urban development and geotechnical engineering in Singapore. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 200 , 104430.

Bradley, K., Mallick, R., Andikagumi, H., Hubbard, J., Meilianda, E., Switzer, A., ... & Hill, E. M. (2019). Earthquake-triggered 2018 Palu Valley landslides enabled by wet rice cultivation. Nature Geoscience, 12(11) , 935-939.

Li, L., Switzer, A. D., Wang, Y., Chan, C. H., Qiu, Q., & Weiss, R. (2018). A modest 0.5-m rise in sea level will double the tsunami hazard in Macau. Science Advances, 4(8) , eaat1180.

Meltzner, A. J., Switzer, A. D., Horton, B. P., Ashe, E., Qiu, Q., Hill, D. F., ... & Suwargadi, B. W. (2017). Half-metre sea-level fluctuations on centennial timescales from mid-Holocene corals of Southeast Asia. Nature Communications , 8(1), 1-16.

Li, L., Switzer, A. D., Chan, C. H., Wang, Y., Weiss, R., & Qiu, Q. (2016). How heterogeneous coseismic slip affects regional probabilistic tsunami hazard assessment: A case study in the South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(8) , 6250-6272.

Soria, J. L. A., Switzer, A. D., Villanoy, C. L., Fritz, H. M., Bilgera, P. H. T., Cabrera, O. C., ... & Fernandez, I. Q. (2016). Repeat storm surge disasters of Typhoon Haiyan and its 1897 predecessor in the Philippines. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(1) , 31-48.

Paris, R., Switzer, A. D., Belousova, M., Belousov, A., Ontowirjo, B., Whelley, P. L., & Ulvrova, M. (2014). Volcanic tsunami: a review of source mechanisms, past events and hazards in Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea). Natural Hazards, 70(1) , 447-470.

Switzer, A. D., & Burston, J. M. (2010). Competing mechanisms for boulder deposition on the southeast Australian coast. Geomorphology, 114(1-2) , 42-54.