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If prehistoric warm periods are anything to go by, then sea temperatures off the eastern South Island may warm up by as much as 2 degrees Celsius in the next century, a consortium of New Zealand scientists said today.
A large area of seafloor east of Auckland has thrown up a few surprises for scientists.
Newly published research has shown that the Canterbury earthquakes were even more unusual than first thought and such a sequence is unlikely to occur anywhere else in the world.
Crown Research Institute GNS Science has taken its marine geology skills to the Arabian Gulf and this week signed an agreement to help Oman extend its UN-recognised offshore territory.
We estimate the possibility of future earthquakes based on models of earth behaviour developed at GNS Science and informed by research done in other seismically-active countries. We typically use three models:
GNS Science researchers have won Marsden Fund support for four new projects worth a total of $2.1 million over the next three years in the latest round of the ideas-driven research fund announced this week.
Crown Research Institute GNS Science has beat off competition from Europe and the United States to supply a nanotechnology fabrication machine for the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) in Sydney.
A new report on New Zealand’s tsunami hazards shows some parts of the New Zealand coast are exposed to greater tsunami hazard than previously thought, while the hazard in other coastal regions is the same or even less.
GNS Science has won new government funding for two innovative geothermal energy projects that will help to make geothermal energy developments more efficient and more attractive to investors.
Professor Michael McWilliams, Chief of CSIRO's Earth Science and Resource Engineering Division, has been named as the new Chief Executive of GNS Science.