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Scientists say practise and record your tsunami hīkoi

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 1:15 pm | GNS Science

Scientists and researchers are encouraging Napier communities to help improve tsunami evacuation planning in their area by practising their tsunami hīkoi and recording their routes and times on a free app. More >>

Boost for efforts to reduce urban fossil fuel emissions

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 4:34 pm | GNS Science

Better carbon emission measures will help cities work out how well they’re fighting against climate change, scientists say – and what impact government policies have. More >>

Antarctic Ice Sheet under threat

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 11:28 am | GNS Science

The Antarctic Ice Sheet is under threat – and urgent action is needed to cut emissions, according to new research led by New Zealand and US scientists. More >>

Gill Jolly joins Forum of Chief Science Advisors

Friday, 21 December 2018, 12:15 pm | GNS Science

GNS Science is delighted that Dr Gill Jolly has been invited to join the Forum of Chief Science Advisors working with the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Juliet Gerrard. More >>

National Geohazards Monitoring Centre opens at GNS Science

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:45 am | GNS Science

The newly-opened National Geohazards Monitoring Centre will lead to a safer and more resilient New Zealand, according to its hosts, GNS Science. More >>

NZ scientists contribute to new global earthquake model

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:38 am | GNS Science

A group of international scientists, including researchers from GNS Science, has produced a new global earthquake hazard map and, for the first time, accompanying risk maps. The maps and associated software will set a new benchmark for developing ... More >>

Scientists launch online survey to help make cities stronger

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:51 am | GNS Science

Scientists are asking people to complete an online survey as part of research into the performance of buildings and infrastructure during earthquakes and the impacts on people and businesses. More >>

Kaikōura quake, two years on: GNS Science looks back

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:27 pm | GNS Science

Two years ago, a magnitude 7.8 quake near Kaikōura dramatically changed part of New Zealand’s landscape. This week, GNS Science experts look back on the most complex earthquake ever studied – and consider the implications for the future. More >>

Researchers from GNS Science honoured in prestigious awards

Friday, 9 November 2018, 11:17 am | GNS Science

Researchers from GNS Science involved at all stages of the science value chain were this week honoured for their contributions to making New Zealand more resilient to geological hazards. More >>

Two new GNS Science projects win funding

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:36 am | GNS Science

Two new GNS Science projects win funding from the prestigious Marsden Fund Research projects at GNS Science that will investigate rupture processes on the Alpine Fault and the emission of greenhouse gases from volcanic areas in the North Island have ... More >>

Tectonic plate boundary scientist honoured by national body

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:38 pm | GNS Science

Geophysicist Laura Wallace of GNS Science was today named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi for research that has put New Zealand at forefront worldwide of studies on tectonic plate boundary processes. More >>

Solomon Islands to get new seismic monitoring network

Monday, 15 October 2018, 2:27 pm | GNS Science

Staff from GNS Science are in the Solomon Islands for the next month to help set up the country’s first geohazard monitoring network to provide real-time information on earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. More >>

International research about NZ’s largest fault

Friday, 5 October 2018, 2:37 pm | GNS Science

An international team of scientists sets off this weekend to place earthquake monitoring instruments along New Zealand’s largest fault, the Hikurangi subduction zone. More >>

GNS Science awarded $11.2 million in MBIE funding

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:33 pm | GNS Science

GNS Science has been awarded $11.2 million for three new multi-year research projects in the latest round of the Government’s Endeavour Fund, announced today. More >>

New geological map of Tongariro National Park

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 9:00 am | GNS Science

A newly published geological map of Tongariro National Park brings new insights to the geological formation and volcanic history of this World Heritage Area. More >>

Scientists go to Chathams for anniversary of deadly tsunami

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:20 am | GNS Science

A group of scientists is heading to the Chatham Islands this week to mark the 150th anniversary of New Zealand’s only documented fatal tsunami. More >>

Scientists reaffirm findings on Pink and White Terraces

Friday, 3 August 2018, 8:56 am | GNS Science

Researchers at GNS Science have reconfirmed work they undertook five years ago on the fate of the world famous Pink and White Terraces after the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera. More >>

Scientists probe inner workings of a submarine volcano

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:10 pm | GNS Science

An international team of scientists with several New Zealand participants has returned from a two-month voyage in the Kermadec Arc bristling with new knowledge about the inside workings of submarine volcanoes. More >>

Kaikoura Quake Information Brought Together

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 2:23 pm | GNS Science

GNS Science staff are major contributors to a landmark collection of research papers on the geoscience nitty-gritty of the 14 November 2016 magnitude 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake, which has been published this week. More >>

International Recognition GNS Science Research Output

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 3:15 pm | GNS Science

International Recognition for Research Output for GNS Science GNS Science has been recognised for the high calibre of its research by being the top ranked corporate institution in the world for its output of publications in earth and environmental ... More >>



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