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Resilience stories inspire book marking 10 year’s of recovery from the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami - 14/11/2014
The remarkable recovery of the province of Aceh in Indonesia after the devastating Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami of 2004 is documented in a newly published book written by New Zealand scientist Dr Noel Trustrum.
This week’s international report on climate change is a good opportunity to highlight the research GNS Science is doing to support climate science.
New Zealand could tap into a global market worth billions of dollars by using nanotechnology to develop electrical generators that are efficient at converting ‘waste heat’ into electricity.
The multi-national Alpine Fault drilling project has moved to a new phase with a new drilling rig positioned over the borehole to take the probe to its target depth of 1.3km.
An international team of scientists has started drilling a 1.3km-deep borehole into the Alpine Fault in the South Island to find out more about the nature of the fault and the earthquakes it produces.
Forty rocks recovered from the seafloor along the Kermadec Arc have given scientists a clearer picture of subduction processes occurring off the North Island’s east coast.
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