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Some of New Zealand's top scientists and their overseas counterparts are pushing for the establishment of an earthquake and volcano forecasting centre.The aim is to make more effective use of New Zealand earthquake and volcano research to improve the understanding of natural hazards.
Government-owned science company GNS Science is using new laser technology to accurately measure erosion rates of the tephra dam at Mt Ruapehu’s Crater Lake.
Scientists on the German research ship Sonne have completed the first part of a three-month investigation of gas hydrates under the seafloor off the North Island's East Coast.
Scientists from GNS Science and the Department of Conservation installed a set of lake-monitoring equipment on Mount Ruapehu last weekend.
Scientists drilling into the Orakei Basin in Auckland have found the Orakei volcano is probably three times as old as previously thought.
A German research ship with a multi-national crew of scientists sets off from Wellington this week for a three-month study of New Zealand’s ocean floor.A focus of the project is to learn more about gas hydrates - deposits of frozen methane beneath the sea floor off the North Island’s east coast between Cook Strait and East Cape.
A New Zealand-led team of international scientists has reached a milestone in Antarctica by drilling to a record depth of 1050m into the seabed below the Ross Ice Shelf.
A major research project is underway to improve the understanding of the vulnerability of the Wellington region to large earthquakes.
Researchers from GNS Science and Massey University’s Volcanic Risk Solutions installed a set of lahar-measuring equipment on Mount Ruapehu this week.
Kiwi ingenuity will be at the forefront when a large multi-national drilling project to investigate Antarctica’s past climate gets underway this month.