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Click on a range of links to view media stories and risk-related news coverage relevant to the Auckland Volcanic Field.
View a compilation of DEVORA-related research in the form of presentations.
For more than 10 years, DEVORA (DEtermining VOlcanic Risk in Auckland) has been focused on preparing New Zealand’s largest city for a volcanic eruption – and the ongoing disruption.
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Learn about Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano – Rangitoto.
Rangitoto is a basaltic shield volcano that erupted after the arrival of Polynesians in the Auckland region (c. 1280 AD).
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The collation of whole-rock major and trace element data has led to the development of a method to correlate volcanic ash samples to their source volcanic centres.
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By refining the velocity model used to locate earthquakes, Auckland can be better prepared for an eruption from the volcanic field that lies beneath the region in New Zealand’s upper North Island.
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Discrete melt batches that move at different depths and speeds may explain the erratic spatial and temporal pattern of eruptions in the Auckland Volcanic Field (AVF).
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A highly specialised systematic volume estimation model has been developed for use in New Zealand’s Auckland Volcanic Field (AVF).
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Hazard scenarios for monogenetic (clustered) volcanism must cover a range of eruption periods as revealed by a study of Rangitoto.
A unique convergence of ecological, geological and cultural values in South Auckland showcases the need to integrate multiple elements in volcanic site evaluations.