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Scientists from GNS Science have teamed up with Rotorua iwi Ngāti Rangiwewehi and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council for a two-year project to integrate cultural and scientific knowledge.
Future increases in snowfall will not prevent the retreat of glaciers on the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to a new study involving a GNS Science researcher.
Geologists will produce a series of freely available digital maps and a comprehensive database over the next four years to help exploration companies pinpoint prospective areas to explore for oil and gas in New Zealand’s offshore territory.
Mineral exploration received a boost this week with the government investing $4 million in a four-year research project to improve the knowledge and understanding of New Zealand’s gold deposits
New Zealand’s only full service geothermal and groundwater laboratory, unique in the Southern Hemisphere, opened for business this week after a $4 million upgrade.
Professor Tim Naish, Director of Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre, has received a prestigious international award for his outstanding research into understanding Antarctica’s response to past and present climate change and the role of Antarctica’s ice sheets in global sea-level change through time.
A New Zealand-led international science team is planning to drill a 1.3km-deep hole into the Alpine Fault in the South Island later this year to find out more about the nature of the fault and the earthquakes it produces.
Paleontologists have found one of New Zealand’s largest ammonite fossils in a streambed in northern Hawke’s Bay.
GNS Science and Philippine geothermal company Energy Development Corporation (EDC) have signed an agreement that will see the two organisations working together on geothermal developments in a number of countries.
An exhibition of 70-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found near Nelson starts a two-year tour of New Zealand museums next month.