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Happy Birthday... to us!

4 days ago by Kate Boersen

East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) is celebrating its first birthday.

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Kaikoura quake triggered widespread slow-slip events

12 days ago by GNS Science

Last November’s magnitude 7.8 Kaikōura quake sparked a series of major slow-slip events on the shallow part of the subduction zone beneath the east coast of the North Island, new research published this week says.

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Hazards of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

42 days ago by Kate Clark

How well will your organisation cope with a future Hikurangi subduction zone earthquake? This 1.5 day course will present state-of-the-art knowledge of Hikurangi subduction zone hazards in New Zealand, and will help you better understand how your organisation can better prepare for, and mitigate against, a future earthquake and tsunami crisis.

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The Kaikoura tsunami: another wave of research rolls in

54 days ago by GeoNet

New Zealand tsunami scientists have now published two journal papers that give a rundown on the impacts of Kaikoura tsunami.

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New evidence of Kaikoura underwater landslide found offshore Hawke’s Bay

3 months ago by Helen Shea

Scientists have found new geological evidence offshore Hawke’s Bay of sediment flows produced by underwater landslides near Kaikoura, nearly 700 km away from its source.

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Tangaroa Blog #13 Land ahoy

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Everyone was up bright and early for breakfast at 6am this morning and it was nice having everyone there for our last day together.

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Tangaroa Blog #12 Multibeam and multicore

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Overnight the multibeam was at work. A multibeam is an instrument that is used to map the seafloor.

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Tangaroa Blog #11 Helpful hands

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

The crew notify us of when the multicorer is about to come and then every heads below and gets their safety gear on ready to get stuck in the mud...

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Tangaroa Blog #10 Food, glorious food

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

We are now further down the coast and have taken a few cores off the coast of Wellington.

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Tangaroa Blog #9 Mud, mud, mud & more mud

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

I’m going to be honest here and say I think the geologists have more fun. I mean geologists get to play with mud!

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