Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences - Latest News [Page 2]

GNS Leads Push For New Petroleum Research Centre

Tuesday, 6 April 2004, 9:09 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) is leading the development of a national petroleum exploration research centre to boost the level of oil and gas exploration in New Zealand. More >>

Students Scientists Combine For Bop Water Study

Friday, 26 March 2004, 10:37 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Students from Rotorua's Western Heights High School (WHHS) have joined forces with Crown Research Institute, Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS), in an innovative science project to monitor water quality in Lake Rotoiti and the Kaituna River. More >>

LOTR Location Photos Available On The Internet

Friday, 27 February 2004, 1:12 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

High quality photos of New Zealand scenery that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy can now be ordered over the internet. More >>

World's Deepest-Diving Submersible To Come To NZ

Monday, 16 February 2004, 8:57 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists from New Zealand and Japan will later this year explore submarine volcanoes and seafloor hot springs off the New Zealand coast in the world's deepest-diving research submersible. More >>

Science Communicator Driven By Discovery Adventure

Friday, 14 November 2003, 12:27 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A marine geologist with a passion for exploring submarine volcanoes was this week named Science Communicator for 2003. More >>

GNS Posts $1.66 Million After-Tax Profit

Thursday, 16 October 2003, 12:39 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has reported an after-tax profit of $1.66 million for the year to June 30. More >>

Quake Jolts Capital

Tuesday, 23 September 2003, 2:03 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A sharp earthquake jolted Wellington and the Hutt Valley shortly after midday today. More >>

GNS Wins Funding For Three New Science Projects

Wednesday, 10 September 2003, 9:14 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has won funding of $1.39 million from the government's Marsden Fund for three new science projects. More >>

Aftershock Sequence Unusual, Seismologists Say

Friday, 5 September 2003, 12:58 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Last night's magnitude 6.1 aftershock in Fiordland came as a mild surprise, seismologists said today. More >>

A hazardous week around the country

Friday, 29 August 2003, 11:00 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Natural hazards hit New Zealand with a vengeance last week, with an earthquake, a tsunami, floods, large waves, and gales all making their presence felt. More >>

Radiocarbon Specialists Gather In Wellington

Friday, 29 August 2003, 10:10 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Experts from 40 countries will gather in Wellington this weekend for a five-day conference on radiocarbon as an investigative tool. More >>

Fiordland Quake Triggers Over 200 Landslides

Wednesday, 27 August 2003, 9:33 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Last Friday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland triggered more than 200 landslides in Fiordland National Park, geologists said today. " It's inevitable that an impressively big shake and steep country will combine to produce landsliding on a ... More >>

Fiordland Quake Biggest For Many Years

Friday, 22 August 2003, 11:53 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Today's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland ranks as one of the largest "on-land" earthquakes in New Zealand for many years, the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) said. More >>

Scientists Find Oldest Fresh Water In NZ

Wednesday, 2 July 2003, 1:58 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists studying an aquifer in the Nelson-Motueka area have found what they believe is the oldest fresh water in New Zealand. More >>

Research Boost For Oil And Gas Exploration

Monday, 26 May 2003, 12:48 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

New Zealand's leading petroleum research organisation has won a Government contract to help in the search for new deposits of oil and gas in New Zealand. More >>

Scientists Find Seafloor Hotspots South Of Tonga

Thursday, 1 May 2003, 3:19 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A joint New Zealand and Australian oceanographic expedition has found eight hydrothermally active submarine volcanoes and five seafloor vent fields south of Tonga. More >>

4.9 Richter Scale Earthquake Felt In Wellington

Thursday, 16 January 2003, 1:16 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The following earthquake has been recorded by GeoNet: Reference Number: 2015031/G Universal Time: 2003 Jan 15 23:53 NZ Daylight Time: 2003 Jan 16 12:53 Latitude, Longitude: 40.96°S, 174.14°E Focal Depth: 70 km Richter Magnitude: 4.9 More >>

Unprecededented land movement under Gisborne

Thursday, 19 December 2002, 3:27 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists have recorded land near Gisborne moving about 20mm to the east during an eight-day period in October. The motion is thought to have been caused by movement on the boundary between two tectonic plates under the seafloor in Poverty Bay. More >>

GNS Reports After-Tax Profit Of $1.67 Million

Tuesday, 15 October 2002, 5:20 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has posted an after-tax profit of $1.67 million for the year to June 30, up 5.4 percent on last year's result of $1.58 million. More >>

Large Pacific Quake Felt In New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 August 2002, 1:57 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A large earthquake centered south of Fiji last night was felt on the North Island's east coast as a slow rolling motion. More >>

   

 

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