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Scientists and equipment from four countries have converged on the Whataroa Valley in South Westland this week to build an image of the Alpine Fault beneath the 900m-deep borehole that was drilled there in late 2014.
GNS Science has teamed up with Taupo-Nui-a-Tia College to provide a unique opportunity for a group of high school students to ‘adopt’ a public thermal area in Taupo.
The growth of mountain ranges in the South Island has directly influenced the evolution of New Zealand freshwater fish species, according to new research from GNS Science and the Universities of Otago and Tasmania.
Reviewed by Simon Nathan. Since its initial publication in 2008, A continent on the Move has been reprinted twice, to become the most popular book on New Zealand geology currently available.
New Zealand scientists are part of an international team that has documented duelling ocean and atmospheric heat transport during periods of abrupt climate change.
Scientists are planning to use geochemical fingerprinting to reveal the origin of prized Māori cloaks that currently have no known connection to a tribe or geographic region of New Zealand.
GNS Science researchers have won Marsden Fund support for four new projects worth a total of $2.5 million over the next three years in the latest round of the ideas-driven research fund announced this week.
New research confirms the likelihood of a substantial rise in global sea-level in the future if greenhouse gas emissions continue, and highlights the moral significance of decisions made now about mitigating climate change.
It’s a truism that mathematical relationships are present nearly everywhere in nature, probably more than we realise. The latest place they have turned up is on the underside of glaciers.
Scientists have returned from a three-week mission to map the seafloor of the Colville Ridge, northeast of Auckland, as part of a long-term programme to survey regions within New Zealand’s offshore territory considered prospective for seafloor minerals.