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A new photographic guide of New Zealand’s fossils is expected to become a landmark reference for New Zealand fossil hunters for many years.
Air monitoring work by GNS Science has found that atmospheric concentrations of arsenic, a known carcinogen, are above national and international guidelines in a number of New Zealand urban centres.
One hundred and sixty scientists from 10 countries will be in Wellington this week to draw up a wish list of research projects to investigate the mechanisms occurring at New Zealand’s offshore plate boundaries.
New Zealand, German and American scientists have found what may be the world’s biggest pockmarks on the seafloor of the Chatham Rise about 500km east of Christchurch.
New Zealand is blessed with abundant renewable energy, but there still needs to be healthy debate on the mix of energy options that are best for our future, a visiting global energy expert told a seminar at GNS Science this week.
An investigation of the plate boundary fault off the east coast of Japan that caused the magnitude 9.0 quake and tsunami in March 2011 has implications for New Zealand, according to an Otago University scientist who contributed to the study.
Scientists from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, and GNS Science will be visiting residential properties in Christchurch during the next two weeks to gather information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.
The Chief Executive of GNS Science, Dr Alex Malahoff, has retired this week after 50 years of service to his profession.
Summer work experience at the office of GNS Science in Lower Hutt has been a revelation for Naenae College student Hycenta Uwikunda.
GNS Science’s Natural Hazards Group has been awarded the inaugural Ministerial Civil Defence and Emergency Management Gold Award for basic and applied research in earthquakes, volcanology, tsunami and landslides.