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Paskett, T., Whitehead, J.P., Harris, R.A., Ashcroft, C., Krometis, J.A., Sorensen, I. and Wonnacott, R., 2023. A

tale of two faults: Statistical reconstruction of the 1820 Flores Sea earthquake using tsunami observations alone. Geophysical Journal International-GJI-S-23-0268, preprint arXiv:2305.01718.


Ron Harris, William Meservy, Hanif Sulaeman, Michael Bunds, Jeremy Andreini, Brierton Sharp, Bryce Barrett, Jared Whitehead, Garrett Carver, Gelang Setiadi, Satrio Hapsoro, Carolus Prasetyadi 2023, Imbricated Beachrock Deposits Adjacent to the Java Trench, Indonesia: Influence of Tsunami and Storm Waves, Natural Hazards, doi:10.21203/

Sarah Hall, Chantel Sloan-Aagard, Ron Harris, Chad Emmett, Carolus Prasetyadi, Jessica

Pettersson, Amelia Cope, and Mckelle Hamson Cox, 2022, Perceptions of tsunami susceptibility and self-efficacy among adolescents in Indonesia: The influence of gender, religion, location, age, hazard information source, and past experience, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 79, 1-12,


Hayden Ringer, Jared Whitehead, Justin Krometis, Ron Harris (13 others), 2021, Methodological reconstruction of historical seismic events from anecdotal accounts of destructive tsunamis: a case study for the great 1852 Banda arc mega-thrust earthquake and tsunami, J. of Geophys. Res, doi: 10.1029/2020JB021107.


Eric R. Meyer and Ron A. Harris, 2020, Discovery of the Baldy toreva near urban areas

along the southern Wasatch Range, Utah, Rocky Mountain Geology, v. 55, no. 1, p. 55–73, doi:10.24872/rmgjournal.55.1.55.

Arendt, A., M. Bunds, R. Hernandez-Turner, R. Harris, C. Prasetyadi, K. Amarjargal and C. Emmett, 2018. Mitigating tsunami risk in Indonesia via practical planning and construction guidelines, Integrated Science, Engineering and Policy, June 2018, Living document:


Hall, Sarah, Amelia Cope, Ron Harris, Gilang Damar Setiadi, et al, 2019, Tsunami knowledge, information sources, and evacuation intentions among tourists in Bali, Indonesia, Journal of Coastal Conservation,

Hall, Sarah; Pettersson, Jessica; Meservy, W; Harris. R; Agustinawati, Diannitta; Olson, Jennie; and McFarlane, Alayna, 2017, Awareness of tsunami natural warning signs and intended evacuation behaviors in Java, Indonesia, Natural Hazards, V. 89, p. 473-496.

Harris, R.A. and Major, J., 2016, Waves of destruction in the East Indies: the Wichmann Catalog of earthquakes and tsunamis in Indonesia from 1600-1877, Natural Hazards of the Indonesian Region, ed.: Cummins, P. R. &Meilano, I. (eds) Geohazards in Indonesia: Earth Science for Disaster Risk Reduction. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 441, 1-38,


Fisher, T.L. and Harris, R.A., 2016, Reconstruction of the 1852 Banda Arc mega-thrust earthquake and tsunami, Natural Hazards, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2345-6


Harris, R.A., 2016, Not That Kind of Doctor: A Story of Natural Disaster Prevention in Indonesia, Assoc. of Envir. Engin. Geol. (AEG), V. 59, No. 2, p. 30-36.

Major, J., Harris, R.A., Chiang, H-W., Shen, C.C., Cox, N., Nelson, S., Prasetyadi, C. and Rianto, A., 2013, Pleistocene hinterland evolution of the active Banda Arc: Surface uplift and neotectonic deformation recorded by coral terraces at Kisar, Indonesia, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 73, 149–161.


Liu, Y.C. and Harris, R.A., 2013, Discovery of possible mega-thrust earthquake along the Seram Trough from numerical modeling of 1629 tsunami in the eastern Indonesian Region, Natural Hazards
DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0597-y.


Duffy, B., Quigley, M., Harris R.A. and Ring, U., 2013, Arc-parallel extrusion of the Timor sector of the Banda
arc-continent collision, Tectonics, v. 32, p. 1–20, doi:10.1002/tect.20048, 2013.

Harris, Ron, 2011, The Nature of the Banda Arc-Continent Collision in the Timor Region, In: D. Brown and P.D. Ryan, Arc-Continent Collision, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-88558-0_7, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 163-211.

Nelson, Stephen T; Harris, Ronald A; Kowallis, Bart J; Dorais, Michael; Constenius, Kurt N; Heizler, Matthew; Barnett, Daniel, 2010. The long-term burial and exhumation history of basement blocks in the footwall of the Wasatch Fault, Utah, Rocky Mountain Geology, vol. 44, no. 2, pp.103-119.


Cantrell, P., Smith, L. K., Graham, C., St. Clair, L. & Harris, R., 2010. SciencePlus professional development model: Learning and implementing full science inquiry, Journal of Science Teaching Education.


Wald, L.C., Kowallis, B.J. and Harris, R.A., 2010. Structural Analysis of Rock Canyon near Provo, Utah, BYU Geology Studies, V. 48, p. 53-78.


Stephen T. Nelson, Alan L. Mayo, Stuart Gilfillan, Sarah J. Dutson, Ron Harris, Zoe K. Shipton, and David G. Tingey, 2009, Enhanced fracture permeability and accompanying fluid flow in the footwall of a normal fault: The Hurricane Fault at Pah Tempe Hot Springs, Washington County, Utah. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 121, no. 1-2, p. 236-246

Nugroho, H., Harris R., Amin W. L. and Bilal M., 2009, Active plate boundary reorganization in the Banda arc-continent collision: insights from new GPS measurements, Tectonophysics, v. 479, p. 52-65, doi 10.1016/j.tecto.2009.01.026.


Harris, R. A., Vorkink, M. W., Prasetyadi, C., Roosmawati, N., Zobell, E. and Apthorpe, M., 2009, Transition from subduction to arc-continent collision: Geological and neotectonic evolution of Savu, Indonesia, Geosphere; June 2009; v. 5; no. 3; p. 152–171; doi: 10.1130/GES00209.1

Harris, R., 2006. Rise and fall of the eastern Great Indonesian Arc recorded by the assembly, dispersion and accretion of the Banda Terrane, Timor. Gondwana Research, V. 10, p. 207-231.


Chang, W., R. B. Smith, C. M. Meertens, and R. A. Harris  2006, Contemporary deformation of the Wasatch Fault, Utah, from GPS measurements with implications for interseismic fault behavior and earthquake hazard: Observations and kinematic analysis, J. Geophys. Res, 111, B11405, doi:10.1029/2006JB004326.


Bruhn, R.L. DuRoss, C.B., Harris, R.A. and Lund, W.R., 2005, Neotectonics and paleoseismology of the Wasatch Fault. Utah. In: Pederson, J. and Dehler, C.M., eds., Interior Western  U.S., Geological Soc. America F. G., 6., p. 231-250.

Harris, R.A. and Prasetyadi, C., 2002. Who’s Next? Assessing vulnerability to geophysical hazards in densely populated regions of Indonesia, Bridges, Fall 2002, p. 14-17.

Merritts, Dorothy, Eby, Rebecca, Harris, Ron, Edwards, R. Lawrence, and Cheng, Hai, 1998. Variable Rates of Late Quaternary Surface Uplift Along the Banda Arc-Australian Plate Collision Zone, Eastern Indonesia, In: Stewart, I.S. and Vita-Finzi, C. (eds) Coastal Tectonics, Geological Society of London Special Publications No. 146, p. 213-224.

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