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A new geological map of the Waitaki area shows the region in more detail than ever before.
Measuring the forces building up under New Zealand is the focus of the GeoNet project - a 10-year, $80 million programme to upgrade and sustain the equipment that monitors earthquakes and volcanoes in New Zealand.
Parts of the Taupo region have risen and fallen by up to 7 centimetres over 10 years, scientists have found in a long-term study of the area.
New Zealand, American, and Japanese scientists have found new submarine hot springs northeast of New Zealand.
Using new equipment deployed from the research ship Tangaroa, they spent the past fortnight investigating 13 newly mapped submarine volcanoes and six smaller cones for seabed thermal activity.
A new geological map of the Auckland area shows the region in more detail than ever before.
New Zealand, American, and Japanese scientists will this week begin a two-week voyage to probe seabed thermal activity around 11 newly-mapped submarine volcanoes between the Bay of Plenty and the Kermadec Islands.
GNS Science is a research Institute owned by the New Zealand Government and incorporated on 1 July 1992.
This week's report of the latest collapse of Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica is a timely reminder that little is known about the behaviour of the Antarctic ice sheets and ice shelves and their role in global climate change, a New Zealand scientist said today.
New Zealand was hit by at least six potentially damaging earthquakes in 2001, but they were either too distant from population centres or too deep to cause harm, the GNS Science Limited (GNS) said today.
Professor Alex Malahoff has been appointed Chief Executive of the Institute of Geologicaland Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS). He is scheduled to take up the job on 1 July 2002.