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Deep-sea observatories will offer a new vision into quakes

3 months ago by GNS Science

An ambitious mission to lower two sub-seafloor observatories into the Hikurangi subduction zone east of the North Island to study New Zealand’s largest fault starts this weekend.

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89 earthquake instruments have done their work

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists have completed the retrieval of 89 land-based sesimometer stations that have been installed in the Gisborne and Bay of Plenty regions during the last four months.

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Using shells to date earthquakes

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

A team of scientists from California State Polytechnic University Pomona has been mapping and sampling marine terraces at Waimarama and Ocean Beach that were uplifted in ancient earthquakes.

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Napier Girls' High get taste of coastal hazards & management

4 months ago by Emma Ryan

Hawke’s Bay is known for its beautiful, sunny beaches and easily accessible coastline. This draws many people to the area, however it comes with some downsides.

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Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

4 months ago by GNS Science

QC is providing $61,000 in research funding to support its mission of reducing the impact of natural disasters on people and property.

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Talks offer opportunity to learn from Japan

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

Communities on the East Coast of the North Island will have the opportunity to learn more about the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami and the establishment of Japan’s earthquake and...

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Tracking the path of Porirua tsunamis

4 months ago by GNS Science

Where are tsunamis likely to flow in Porirua, and what does that mean for where you put buildings? This is the question EQC has funded GNS scientist Dr Wendy Saunders...

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NZ3D #7: A job well done

4 months ago by Melissa Grey

After 32 days at sea on board the R/V Marcus G. Langseth, data acquisition is finally complete. It’s been quite an adventure.

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Research ship visiting Napier Port

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

The US research ship, Marcus Langseth is at Napier Port today (Friday 9 February) after finishing a five-week study of the Hikurangi plate boundary off the East Coast of New Zealand.

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Science at sea 'ship to shore' video opportunity

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Teachers have the opportunity to sign up for a live 'ship-to-shore' video experience with scientists on board the research vessel JOIDES Resolution.

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