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Scientists who struggled to unravel the complexities of last week's magnitude 7.1 quake northeast of East Cape say a brace of undersea instruments to be installed east of Gisborne in 2018 should ultimately lead to more accurate information on undersea quakes east of the North Island.
An exhibition of 70-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found near Nelson started a one month showing at the War Memorial Library in Lower Hutt this week.
New Zealand scientists have developed a way to use radiocarbon measurements to verify greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
A new geological map and illustrated text covering 864km2 of East Otago has been published by GNS Science. It covers the Strath-Taieri Plain, the Rock and Pillar Range, and Middlemarch Township.
New Zealand’s geohazard monitoring system, GeoNet, has much to celebrate as it marks 15 years in existence.
A GNS Science Antarctic researcher has won a prestigious leadership award named in the honour of the late Sir Peter Blake.
Hunting for dinosaur remains, learning about pounamu occurrence in the South Island, and looking after groundwater and geothermal resources will be among the earth science topics discussed at a day-long seminar at Te Papa on 14 July.
GNS Science has been awarded funding for two new projects in the 2016 round of the Government’s Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund, which invests in programmes that help iwi development for the benefit of New Zealand.
GNS Science staff won two of the eight awards presented at the 2016 Technology Valley Awards this week.
Research by GNS Science and Victoria University of Wellington has revealed that algae critical to the marine ecosystem are sensitive to climate change.