Hands on opportunity for students

38 hours ago by Kate Boersen

Senior students from Tolaga Bay Area School and Lytton High School were scientists for a day during a recent earth science field trip that saw them learn about the earth’s...

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Gisborne students visit research ship

5 days ago by Kate Boersen

Two Gisborne Boys’ High School students, accompanied by their teacher, toured the research vessel JOIDES Resolution this past weekend before it embarked on its two-month research voyage.

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R/V JOIDES Resolution Updates

6 days ago by Aliki Westrate and Kate Boersen

The research ship JOIDES resolution is undertaking scientific drilling research from March-May 2018 offshore of the North Island’s East Coast to learn more about the processes that drive large earthquakes...

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Deep-sea observatories will offer a new vision into quakes

9 days 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

15 days 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

16 days 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

18 days 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?

29 days 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

32 days 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

34 days 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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