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Two researchers at GNS Science have been named as finalists in the 2016 Technology Valley Awards.
GNS Science has won a total of $127,000 for three projects in the 2016 round of the government’s Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund.
New research on the Kerepehi fault, which runs for about 80km between Matamata and north into the Firth of Thames, has revealed the fault is more complex than previously thought.
Scientists have found that slow-motion earthquakes or ‘slow-slip events’ can rupture the shallow portion of a fault that also moves in large, tsunami-generating earthquakes.
GNS Science is celebrating being the top non-university publisher of peer-reviewed science in New Zealand
Geologists working to improve the understanding of Dunedin’s potential exposure to earthquakes have opened up a fault south of the city in a bid to find out about its past rupture behaviour.
A multi-year study of the volcanic plumbing under Lake Rotomahana near Rotorua has provided scientists with the clearest view yet of the impact on the lake and its geothermal systems following the Mount Tarawera eruption in 1886.
A German research ship, Sonne, is undertaking a four-week voyage off the Poverty Bay and Hawke's Bay coast investigating the geology of the seafloor with a particular focus on areas of the seafloor that move like landslides.
Oil and gas exploration companies can expect the first instalment of several new map-based geological data products in the second half of this year that will help to pinpoint prospective areas in New Zealand’s offshore territory.
Forty science teachers from Lower Hutt spent an afternoon at GNS Science’s National Isotope Centre this week learning about activities and resources they can use in their classrooms to get students more engaged in science.