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Scientists unleashing volcanic ballistics onto Kiwi roofs hope to help Aucklanders understand and manage their volcanic hazards. Wilson and his team have been researching a variety of aspects of volcanic activity, simulating what may happen to buildings exposed to a future Auckland Volcanic Field (AVF) eruption.
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Highlights of the 13th Annual DEVORA Forum held on November 3rd, 2020.
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The DEVORA Research Programme aims to make Auckland more resilient, better prepared for, and safer from volcanic activity.
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This year we had a variety of researchers presenting at the Geoscience Society of New Zealand (GSNZ) conference in Christchurch. The talks and posters ranged from outreach and education to faults and eruptions.
Auckland is the City of Volcanoes and it deserves its own blog—this is what Elaine Smid, DEVORA research assistant since 2008, was thinking many years ago, so she started one.
This is your portal to peer-reviewed and other publications covering an extensive and evolving range of DEVORA-related research and observations.
Discover the latest events and research forums organised by DEVORA and learn more about New Zealand’s hot spots by opening up your classroom or community to our outreach experts.
Game time: Play with virtual fire! Learn more about volcanoes with access to interactive games and tailored classroom lessons for all ages.
Check out the DEVORA Borehole Database overseen by Dr Tracy Howe. An open resource, the database collates lithologic borehole information from across New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland.
Click on a range of links to view media stories and risk-related news coverage relevant to the Auckland Volcanic Field.