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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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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The Auckland Volcanic Field Contingency Plan details the management of an eruption in the field.
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Volcanic crisis simulation and role-play are valuable tools in communicating hazard assessment, learning monitoring and emergency management skills, as well as developing teamwork and decision-making strengths.
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Ocean-generated ambient seismic noise has revealed estimated crustal shear-wave velocity profiles beneath the Auckland Volcanic Field.
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