Revelle Blog #1 To sea we go

6 days ago by Claire McKinley

Dr. Claire McKinley is a Research Associate from the University of Washington, and she will be aboard US Research Vessel Revelle, reporting on the research occurring on the Hikurangi subduction...

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Preparing for the big one on the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

14 days ago by East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary)

Planning for a rupture of New Zealand’s largest fault - the Hikurangi subduction zone - has kicked into motion, with scientists certain it’s a case of when, not if.

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More Kiwis getting emergency message

18 days ago by Hon Kris Faafoi (Minister of Civil Defence)

Almost twice as many people received the test Civil Defence emergency alert to their mobile phone at its last test – meaning more New Zealanders than ever are capable of...

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US research ship kicks off summer of science

39 days ago by Kate Boersen

The US research ship Roger Revelle will be leaving CentrePort today for the first of three scientific voyages from December to February to study the Hikurangi subduction zone.

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Soil testing to understand earthquake shaking

55 days ago by Kate Boersen

A Napier researcher is carrying out soil testing across Hawke’s Bay to help inform and improve the assessment of potential shaking characteristics of future earthquakes.

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Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone public talk

56 days ago by Kate Boersen

Hawke’s Bay people had the opportunity to learn more about New Zealand’s largest fault, the Hikurangi subduction zone last week.

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Dr Laura Wallace named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand

3 months ago by GNS Science

Geophysicist Laura Wallace of GNS Science was today named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi for research that has put New Zealand at the...

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Successful mission to record the earth’s rumbles at NZ’s largest fault

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Valuable insights into the risk of earthquakes and tsunami from New Zealand’s largest fault line will be gained after scientists successfully placed high tech earthquake recording instruments on the sea...

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Understanding the mysteries of the earth

3 months ago by Bill Fry and Kate Boersen

For the past couple of weeks, teams of earthquake scientists have been visiting remote sites in the region around Gisborne to collect data that may eventually help New Zealand understand...

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Tangaroa Voyage Blog #5 Back on land

3 months ago by Weiwei Wang and Katie Woods

Weiwei Wang and Katie Woods are two PhD students from Victoria University of Wellington who will blogging about their first ever voyage on the research vessel Tangaroa.

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