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Scientists from New Zealand and Japan will later this year explore submarine volcanoes and seafloor hot springs off the New Zealand coast in the world's deepest-diving submersible.
A marine geologist who explored the bottom of Lake Taupo in a submersible in 1998 was this week named Science Communicator for 2003.
Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has reported an after-tax profit of $1.66 million for the year to June 30.
The GNS Science Limited (GNS) has won funding of $1.39 million from the government's Marsden Fund for three new science projects.
Last night's magnitude 6.1 aftershock in Fiordland came as a mild surprise, seismologists said today.
Experts from 40 countries will gather in Wellington this weekend for a five-day conference on radiocarbon as an investigative tool.
Last Friday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland triggered more than 200 landslides in Fiordland National Park, geologists said today.
Today's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland ranks as one of the largest "on-land" earthquakes in New Zealand for many years, the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) said.
The GNS Science Limited (GNS) has been awarded new funding for its petroleum research programme. The research funding is provided by the Foundation for Research, Science & Technology (FRST) and is valued at around $20 million, spread over six years. The programme leader is Dr Peter King.
New evidence from New Zealand suggests that colder weather forced dinosaurs into decline well before the Earth was hit by a meteorite that finished them off.