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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.
A group of international scientists will place instruments on the seafloor near Poverty Bay during the next 10 days to measure earthquake activity and movement of the seafloor where the Pacific and Australian tectonic plates meet.
GNS Science and Bay of Plenty iwi Ngati Rangiwewehi have signed an agreement to work together on earth science and environmental issues in the wider Rotorua region.
Nearly 50 representatives from 20 countries of the Asia and Pacific region and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are in Wellington this week to discuss cooperation and promotion of the many peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
GNS Science and Hokkaido University have signed an agreement to work together on natural hazards.
The scientists who found remnants of the Pink and White Terraces under Lake Rotomahana two years ago are back at the lake this week measuring its geothermal heat output.