Check out a few of the scientists involved in understanding the plate boundary and natural hazards here on the East Coast
These are some of the scientists, from a number of different science fields who are working to discover more about the plate boundary and how natural hazards affect us.
“There’s so much opportunity for amazing fieldwork and research in this country because of its location on a plate boundary”Read More
“For me, the most exciting thing about doing science is discovering something new – even if it is only a small piece of the puzzle”Read More
“For me, the most exciting thing about doing science is working in a team of like-minded people and bouncing ideas and thoughts off one-another.”Read More
“Earth Science is about better understanding problems of significant societal, political and historical relevance, such as earthquakes, tsunami and volcanoes”Read More
“My job description is “find out something new that no one has ever found out before”- that is excellent motivation to go to work each day!”
“I had a unique opportunity to learn about the destructive power of tsunami, when I went to Thailand after the devastating Boxing Day tsunami in 2004"
“I’ve always been interested in the natural landscape around me and how it came to be like it is, whether it be on land or under water”Read More
“New Zealand communities are vulnerable to a number of natural hazard events”Read More
"I have always been interested in landscapes and when I started studying geology at university it soon became apparent that geomorphology was where it was at."Read More
“I love discovering new things – for example, uncovering evidence for a past earthquake or tsunami that we would otherwise never know about”
“We hope our research will enable us to forecast the next 'megathrust' earthquake.”Read More
“I get to meet lots of different and interesting people while carrying out my research”Read More