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Geological Hazard Maps and Datasets

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We can identify exposure to geological hazards, such as earthquake ground shaking, landslides, tsunami inundation, fire and flooding.

This assists our clients in planning emergency management, and managing corporate or regional assets, such as water, wastewater, drainage, gas, electricity, telecommunications, road, rail, sea and air transport.

Producing maps to suit your needs using:

  • Geological and topographic mapping
  • Remote sensing data
  • Hazards databases
  • Knowledge of earthquake characteristics and regional geology
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Example: Alluvial fan hazard in Otago

In 2008-2009 we undertook detailed evaluation of alluvial fans in the Otago Region, assessing their activity and stability in order to guide decision-making at local and regional levels.

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Example: Tsunami Evacuation Maps

We have been preparing tsunami evacuation maps for Civil Defence and Emergency Management groups in New Zealand. These maps delimit possible tsunami inundation in populated coastal areas and identify key escape routes for people in the event of a tsunami alert.

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