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Hazards of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

3 months 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

4 months 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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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Tangaroa Blog #8 Getting to the core of it

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Today marks the second stage of voyage with a focus on core samples off various sites off the coasts of Hawke’s Bay all the way down to Kaikoura.

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Tangaroa Blog #7 All aboard

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Now that most of the instruments are out we had out first series of science presentation and looked at some of the data from the instruments.

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