Revelle Blog #2 Why come all this way?
57 days ago by Dr. Claire McKinley
We are on the New Zealand subduction zone to study the causes of earthquakes in the region. A subduction zone is where one tectonic plate subducts, or is forced below, another. They are also where the biggest earthquakes and tsunamis occur.Read More
Revelle Blog #1 To sea we go
2 months ago by Dr. Claire McKinley
We have finally departed Wellington aboard the US research vessel Revelle, on its second of three voyages studying the Hikurangi subduction zone. A subduction zone occurs where one plate dives under, or subducts below, another plate.Read More