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Papatea Fault and Raised Coast
Impacts of the Kaikoura Earthquake on the south end of Waipapa Bay, New Zealand
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New Zealand's Hidden Megathrust Fault
More info at: https://www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Learning/Science-Topics/Earthquakes/New-Zealands-Largest-Fault
Views: 60625 GNS Science
New Zealand: Where Two Tectonic Plates Collide
Kelvin Berryman explains how the tectonic plate boundary creates faults and earthquakes in New Zealand
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Drilling into New Zealand's Most Dangerous Fault
In 2014 Scientists are drilling more than a kilometre down into the plate boundary fault in New Zealand's South Island. The Alpine Fault is considered to be at high risk of producing a big earthquake in the next 50 years
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Kekerengu research trenches ripped by fault
Tim Little of Victoria University Wellington shows how the Kaikoura earthquake sliced the site of a fault research trench in half and moved it 9 metres sideways
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First Time Seen in 200 Million Years
Paleontologist James Crampton hunts for Monotis fossils on a New Zealand beach
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Papatea Fault Flyover
Drone video showing the fault scarp and uplifted coastal platform at Waipapa Bay
Views: 70781 GNS Science
New Zealand Rocks
New Zealand's amazing geology as seen on the new QMAP series Go to http://data.gns.cri.nz/geology and www.gns.cri.nz/qmap to view the maps in detail Fieldwork footage courtesy of Richard Jongens.
Views: 15998 GNS Science
How Old is that Rock?
Uranium-Lead Dating using Zircon Crystals.
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White Terraces Rediscovered
Sonar images of some of the White Terraces of Rotomahana have shown up in side-scan sonar data from a GNS Science led expedition in January 2011. Cornel de Ronde explains the discovery. Archival Images courtesy of the Alexander Turnbull Library Wellington http://www.natlib.govt.nz/atl and Te Papa Museum http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/objectdetails.aspx?oid=439549&term=pink+white+terraces
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Simulation of a Magnitude 8.4 Megathrust Quake in New Zealand
Yoshihiro Kaneko shows how computer models of seismic waves and the associated tsunami from a plate boundary earthquake allow us to estimate the potential impacts. This work was funded by New Zealand's Natural Hazards Research Platform and public research funding from the Government of New Zealand.
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Drone video of the Kekerengu Fault rupture
Scientists make field observations of one of the fault ruptures following the Kaikoura Earthquake
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NZ Tsunami Risk - Wave Tank Demo
Phillip Robinson demonstrates how a tsunami is formed using a wave tank. Tsunami aftermath footage thanks to Geoff Mackley
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Lahars on Ruapehu Volcano
Lahars are fast moving volcanic mudflows that can occur on Ruapehu either when the crater lake wall collapses, or during an eruption. (Eruption and Lahar footage courtesy of Geoff Mackley)
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Dating - the Radiocarbon Way
Christine Prior explains the process of radiocarbon dating at GNS Science, New Zealand.
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Canterbury Earthquake - first flyover of fault trace
GNS Scientists make an initial aerial assessment of the fault trace southwest of Christchurch
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Mt Cook's Collapsed Summit
A science team climbs New Zealand's highest peak to get an accurate measure of its height. The summit fell off in 1991 and has subsequently been eroded down further since then.
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Taupo Volcano Unrest
Sally Potter shows how unrest under Taupo Volcano has been quite common over the last 140 years.
Views: 49294 GNS Science
New Zealand's Tsunami Hazard
Understanding the tsunami threat and what to do about it in New Zealand.
Views: 42398 GNS Science
Pushing New Zealand's Boundaries
Animation of the tectonic evolution of New Zealand over the last 65 million years.
Views: 64173 GNS Science
Digging into the Alpine Fault
Scientists dig a trench across a major New Zealand fault to try to unearth its past earthquake history.
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How Auckland Volcanoes Erupt
There are over 50 volcanic cones and craters in Auckland New Zealand. Dr Ian Smith explains how they erupt, and the rocks that they produce.
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Ruapehu's Crater Lake - a Window into the Volcano
Monitoring the crater lake helps scientists to calculate the volcanic alert level of Ruapehu. Eruption footage courtesy of Geoff Mackley, Skifield footage thanks to mtruapehu.com
Views: 31826 GNS Science
M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake computer simulation
This simulation shows how the seismic waves of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake were propagated across New Zealand. To cite this: Kaneko Y, Tape C, Casarotti E. 2016. 2016 M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake Computer Simulation. GNS Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.21420/G27P4P
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Volcanic Hazards in New Zealand
Brad Scott describes the different volcano types and potential threats in New Zealand. Active volcano footage thanks to Geoff Mackley.
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Reptile Fossils from an Unexplored Valley
A team of GNS fossil hunters make discoveries in a remote and unexplored New Zealand valley
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Earthquake Dam, Linton New Zealand
The M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake generated thousands of landslides over north Canterbury, NZ. Some of these blocked river valleys to create lakes that are potentially hazardous because they can collapse and cause catastrophic flooding.
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Lahar Warnings on Ruapehu Ski Areas
Volcanic mudflows (lahars) are a potential sudden threat to skiers and others on Mount Ruapehu following eruptions from the crater lake. There is a warning system in place that tells you what to do. (Eruption and lahar footage courtesy of Geoff Mackley).
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The Many Faces of the Papatea Fault
Rob Langridge explores the many interesting features of the Papatea Fault that ruptured during the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake in New Zealand
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Extremophiles in Hot Water
Matthew Stott researches bacteria that survive the high temperatures of New Zealand's hot springs.
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Kaikoura Earthquake simulation update
This animation shows the simulations of ground motions and tsunami wave propagation resulting from the 2016 M7.8 Kaikoura (NZ) earthquake. The ground motion simulation incorporates latest information (the location of faults ruptured during the earthquake, GPS and seismometer data, etc) and is an update from the previous one at https://youtu.be/z1HWet9j070 . Citation: Kaneko, Y.; Wang, X. (2017), 2016 M7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and tsunami computer simulations. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. 1 video; doi: 10.21420/G2M012
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What is a Slow Slip Event?
Explanation of slow slip earthquakes associated with New Zealand's Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Soundeffects Credits: 23722__milo__ship2-bergen (cc by 3.0) https://freesound.org/s/23722/ Leon Milo 110393__soundscalpel-com__water-splash (cc by 3.0) https://freesound.org/s/110393/ www.zapsplat.com Crisp_Ocean_Waves-Mike_Koenig-1486046376 (cc by 3.0) http://soundbible.com/1936-Crisp-Ocean-Waves.html Mike Koenig flock-of-seagulls_daniel-simion (cc by 3.0) http://soundbible.com/2193-Flock-Seagulls.html Daniel Simion Underwater_Pool-Mike_Koenig-355864284 (cc by 3.0) http://soundbible.com/1660-Underwater-Pool.html Mike Koenig Link to the license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Earthquake Location and Magnitude
John Ristau shows how seismic waves are analysed to find the source location and magnitude of an earthquake
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Geothermal Features in the Taupo Volcanic Zone
Brad Scott shows some of the variety of geothermal features to be found in New Zealand including hot springs, mud pools and guysers.
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Wellington Fault
New Zealand's most dangerous geological hazard.
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Rockfall Impacts from the Christchurch Quake
Chris Massey analyses rockfall hazards to assist Christchurch recovery planning
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Ruaumoko - the Mountain is Me
GNS Science interviewed Dr Huirangi Waikerepuru who outlined his perspective of the forces that create volcanoes, earthquakes and landforms in New Zealand. Live volcano footage thanks to Geoff Mackley.
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Southern Alps Ice Core Drilling 2009
TVNZ reporter Tom McRae visits GNS Scientists drilling ice cores
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Fossils and Tectonic Uplift in Taranaki
Kyle Bland shows how the fossils at Waihi Beach reveal the story of an uplifting landscape
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Probing the Alpine Fault Borehole
Scientific measurements are made down the borehole of the Deep Fault Drilling Project to investigate the physical conditions deep down towards the Alpine Fault
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The Energy of the Christchurch Earthquake and the Slapdown Effect
GNS Science seismologist Dr Martin Reyners explains why this earthquake was so damaging for its comparatively low magnitude
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Where Two Tectonic Plates Collide
Faultlines and Earthquakes in New Zealand, explained by Kelvin Berryman, GNS Science
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Unknown Extremophiles in 1000 Hot Springs
A team of scientists is discovering many previously unknown extremophile microbes living in New Zealand's hot geothermal springs
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Papatea Fault Revisited
The Papatea Fault was ruptured during the Kaikoura Earthquake in Nov 2016. Kate Clark revisits the fault and nearby uplifted coastline to see the changes that have occurred since the earthquake.
Views: 1134 GNS Science
Exploring Kermadec Arc Undersea Volcanoes
An expedition to the Kermadec arc makes many discoveries deep in the ocean
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How We Found the Pink Terraces
Cornel de Ronde on New Zealand's exciting science discovery
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Nature's Earthquake Recorders
Massive Alpine Fault earthquakes shake the mud under Lake Christabel
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The Alpine Fault Experimental Wall
A wall across New Zealand's Alpine Fault tells us about the way it moves.
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Alpine Fault Open Hole Drilling Gear
What does the drilling equipment that goes underground look like? Rupert Sutherland is a leader of the Deep Fault Drilling Project in New Zealand's Southern Alps. This is the open hole gear used for Phase 2 of the DFDP-2 drilling.
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Experiencing the 1968 Inangahua Earthquake
The 1968 Inangahua earthquake struck near the small town of Inangahua Junction, New Zealand on 24 May 1968. This photo essay by Simon Nathan is to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the event.
Views: 4697 GNS Science