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Dr Willem P de Lange

Marine Hazards

Qualifications: BSc MSc (Hons) DPhil Waikato

Research Interests

Coastal oceanography, coastal processes and climatic hazards; tsunami and storm surge prediction and mitigation; wave-induced sediment transport on the continental shelf and within estuaries; dispersal of materials in the coastal zone; numerical modeling.


Environmental Change; Environmental Impacts; Geology; Oceanography

Natural Hazards; Risk Assessment

Recent Publications

  • Kulgemeyer, T., Müller, H., Dobeneck, T. V., Bryan, K. R., de Lange, W. P., & Battershill, C. N. (2017). Magnetic mineral and sediment porosity distribution on a storm-dominated shelf investigated by benthic electromagnetic profiling (Bay of Plenty, New Zealand). Marine Geology, 383, 78-98. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2016.11.014

  • MacPherson, D., Fox, B. R. S., & De Lange, W. P. (2017). Holocene evolution of the southern Tauranga Harbour. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 18 pages. doi:10.1080/00288306.2017.1360917

  • Ross, P. M., Beentjes, M. P., Cope, J., de Lange, W. P., McFadgen, B. G., Redfearn, P., . . . Williams, J. R. (2017). The biology, ecology and history of toheroa ( Paphies ventricosa ): a review of scientific, local and customary knowledge. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 1-36. doi:10.1080/00288330.2017.1383279

  • Cope, J., de Lange, W., Pilditch, C. A., Smith, S., Williams, J., & Ross, P. (2017). The role of streams in determining toheroa distribution and abundance. In New Zealand Marine Sciences Society 56th Annual Conference, Mahi Ngātahi: Working Together for Better Management into the Future. Conference held at University of Canterbury, Christchurch.

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Contact Details

Email: willem.delange@waikato.ac.nz
Room: DE.1.01
Phone: +64 7 837 9385

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