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Scientists ask for public help in finding missing instruments

5 months ago by GNS Science

Scientists have asked for public help in finding three ocean bottom seismometers, on loan from Japan, that failed to surface when they tried to pick them up from the seafloor...

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Popular free hands-on science sessions

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Young scientists have been making tsunami waves in the wave tank, shaking things up with their ‘earthquake proof buildings’ and having a blast with volcanoes at a series of free...

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Tapping into New Zealand’s sleeping giant

6 months ago by Aliki Weststrate

Stretching down the length of the North Island’s east coast lies a sleeping geological giant - the Hikurangi subduction zone.

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R/V JOIDES Resolution Updates

6 months 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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Live broadcast with research vessel JOIDES Resolution

6 months ago by Kate Boersen

Napier will get the opportunity to learn more about New Zealand’s first offshore earthquake observatories that are now recording from inside our largest fault, the Hikurangi subduction zone next week.

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New Zealand’s first offshore observatories are now recording from inside our largest fault

6 months ago by Aliki Weststrate

Two world-class subseafloor observatories are now operating at the northern Hikurangi subduction zone where the Pacific Plate dives beneath the North Island, thanks to an international team of earth scientists...

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Minecraft & Lego used for emergency preparedness

6 months ago by Amelia, by Bernie, Carter, Isla, Keely, Lorna, Maddy, Poppy, Raiha, Sophie, Stirling, Tono’o and Kate

Students at Maraekakaho School have been using two popular children’s pastimes to help their community become more prepared for an emergency.

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Hands on opportunity for students

7 months 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

7 months 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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Kaikōura earthquake generated huge submarine sediment shift

7 months ago by NIWA

The 2016 Kaikōura Earthquake has shown that more than 100 million dumptrucks of mud and sand flow through the Kaikōura Canyon every 140 years, scientists say.

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