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Volcano Short Course 2018

Mount Tongariro

21st Volcano Short Course
4-5 December 2018
Rydges Hotel Fenton Street Rotorua

This is the 21st Volcano Short Course run by GNS Science and it will be held in Rotorua. Learn about volcanoes, their hazards, and associated impacts to society in this interactive two-day course.

Did you know? 

Did you know that volcanic ash has fallen in the Wellington Region?

This occurred during the August 1945 eruption of Mt Ruapehu.

Who is The Course For?

The course will be particularly relevant for:

• Ministries
• Local Government
• Infrastructure companies
• NGOs
• Anyone involved in the management of volcanic risk

There will be hands-on exercises, and you can learn from both New Zealand and overseas experiences.

Topics Covered

• An overview of new Zealand’s volcanoes
• GeoNet monitoring and warnings
• Volcanic hazards
• Volcanic impacts on health and infrastructure
• Management of volcanic risk in New Zealand

Download the flyer to register. Volcano_Short_Course_2018.pdf (753.37 kB)