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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: Where Two Tectonic Plates Collide
Kelvin Berryman explains how the tectonic plate boundary creates faults and earthquakes in 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
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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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First Time Seen in 200 Million Years
Paleontologist James Crampton hunts for Monotis fossils on a New Zealand beach
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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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New Zealand's Tsunami Hazard
Understanding the tsunami threat and what to do about it in New Zealand.
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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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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
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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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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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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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Taupo Volcano Unrest
Sally Potter shows how unrest under Taupo Volcano has been quite common over the last 140 years.
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How Old is that Rock?
Uranium-Lead Dating using Zircon Crystals.
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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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Extremophiles in Hot Water
Matthew Stott researches bacteria that survive the high temperatures of New Zealand's hot springs.
Views: 26310 GNS Science
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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Pushing New Zealand's Boundaries
Animation of the tectonic evolution of New Zealand over the last 65 million years.
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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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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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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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Papatea Fault Flyover
Drone video showing the fault scarp and uplifted coastal platform at Waipapa Bay
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Seismic Waves in Christchurch
explained by GNS Scientist Kevin Fenaughty
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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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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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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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Volcano Alerts in New Zealand
New Zealand's system for communicating activity levels and potential hazards during volcanic unrest and eruptions. Ruapehu eruption footage courtesy of Geoff Mackley
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Dynamic Landscapes of Hawkes Bay
Kyle Bland shows how the landscapes of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand have evolved along the Mohaka Fault.
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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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Where Two Tectonic Plates Collide
Faultlines and Earthquakes in New Zealand, explained by Kelvin Berryman, GNS Science
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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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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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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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The Alpine Fault Experimental Wall
A wall across New Zealand's Alpine Fault tells us about the way it moves.
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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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Rockfall Impacts from the Christchurch Quake
Chris Massey analyses rockfall hazards to assist Christchurch recovery planning
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Cornel de Ronde Explains Lake Rotomahana Project
Lake Rotomahana has a dramatic and mysterious past
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Tongariro Explosion November 21, 2012
Webcam eruption footage explained by Brad Scott.
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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.
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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.
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Lake Rotomahana Stripped Bare
Cornel de Ronde explains his latest exploration of Lake Rotomahana's hidden underworld.
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Is it OK to Drill Through the Alpine Fault?
Will drilling through a plate boundary fault risk causing a damaging earthquake?
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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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New Zealand Tsunami Sources and Warnings - TVNZ Breakfast
Graham Leonard from GNS Science summarises what you need to know about the tsunami threat in New Zealand. TVNZ breakfast show 25 Jan 2018
Views: 1733 GNS Science