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  • SALSA field work completed!

    We’ve returned last night from a 10 day field work removing SALSA seismic stations that have been recording earthquakes and seismic noise along the mighty New Zealand- Aotearoa Alpine Fault […]

  • Testing early warning with this week’s Canterbury earthquake

    With 60%g acceleration recorded near the epicentre ( ⭐ ), some frightening levels of shaking followed this week’s Mw5.6 South Island Aotearoa/NZ quake. 😥 An operational Early Warning System would […]

  • Keynote speaker – Canadian Conference – Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2023

    Grateful to have been invited to present a keynote on the occasion of the 2023 PCEE conference https://ccee-pcee.ca/ hosted by the The Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering and Seismology caee.ca. […]

  • AF8 Roadshows 2023

    Huge thanks to AF8 for the opportunity to present the SALSA Project as part of the AF8 2023 roadshows ! “The Science Beneath Our Feet shares Alpine Fault hazard science […]

  • SALSA Autumn 2023 updates

    The SALSA team serviced 56 seismic stations last May in a record 10 days despite less good West Coast weather than we got used to. Did you know the SALSA […]

  • Shaky 11th ACES (APEC Cooperation for Earthquake Science) International Workshop !

    The 11th ACES International Workshop was held in Blenheim, New Zealand. International attendees were greeted with a magnitude 4.6 quake during the icebreaker. ACES is a multi-lateral grand challenge science […]

  • Earthquakes and seismic hazard in southern New Caledonia

    Grateful to have accompanied Shao and Rupert to New Caledonia. They have authored a recent paper on earthquakes in Southern New Caledonia. Using a network of temporary seismic stations, they […]

  • A quake and a warning at the “2022 Taiwan-Japan-NZ Seismic Hazard workshop”

    What better welcome to the “2022 Taiwan-Japan-NZ Seismic Hazard workshop” and meeting with the Taiwan Earthquake Early Warning group than a Magnitude 5 earthquake followed by a warning alert on […]

  • Spring SALSA (field work)

    Working in beautiful Te Tai Poutini/West coast 🏔 with VUW colleagues in October week servicing our SALSA seismometer network along the Alpine fault. 50+ sites done in 10 days! Updates/photos Facebook.com/SALSAeqnz

  • Tauranga STEM Fest 2022 !

    Kids got to make their own earthquake seismograms today as part of the Tauranga STEM festival ! The festival was HUGE ! https://www.taurangastemfestival.co.nz/