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NZ3D #7: A job well done

6 months ago by Melissa Grey

After 32 days at sea on board the R/V Marcus G. Langseth, data acquisition is finally complete. It’s been quite an adventure.

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Research ship visiting Napier Port

6 months ago by Kate Boersen

The US research ship, Marcus Langseth is at Napier Port today (Friday 9 February) after finishing a five-week study of the Hikurangi plate boundary off the East Coast of New Zealand.

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Science at sea 'ship to shore' video opportunity

7 months ago by Kate Boersen

Teachers have the opportunity to sign up for a live 'ship-to-shore' video experience with scientists on board the research vessel JOIDES Resolution.

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NZ3D Blog #6 Inside the Engine Room

7 months ago by Melissa Gray

There are 3 places on board where we can steer the ship. First and foremost is the bridge.

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Free ‘Hands-on’ science workshop at the LAB

7 months ago by Kate Boersen

Hawke’s Bay children are being given the chance to learn more about the forces beneath their feet that cause earthquakes, tsunami and volcanoes.

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NZ3D Blog #5: Looking out for marine life

7 months ago by Melissa Gray

We commonly get asked about marine life when conducting these sort of scientific studies. The environment is very important to us, and the ship takes this job very seriously.

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NZ3D Blog #4: All aboard

7 months ago by Melissa Gray

With all the land seismometers and OBS instruments now in place and waiting patiently for the data to roll in, it’s time for the marine part of our experiment to...

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R/V JOIDES Resolution Updates

8 months ago by Erin Todd and Kate Boersen

The research ship JOIDES resolution is undertaking scientific drilling research from Dec-Jan 2018 and March-May 2018 offshore of the North Island’s East Coast to learn more about the processes that drive large earthquakes and tsunami. We are aware that some people are concerned about the drilling and coring research that...

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NZ3D Blog #3: Seismometers come in all shapes and sizes

8 months ago by Sian Evans

So far everything has gone to plan and we are well on schedule to have all the seismometers deployed by the new year (touch wood).

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NZ3D Blog #2: So here we are... But where?

8 months ago by Sian Evans

With our seismometers tested, kit assembled and training complete, we split into five teams and hit the road on a mission to find our first deployment sites.

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