Highlights of the 13th Annual DEVORA Forum held on November 3rd, 2020.
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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.
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) focuses on major efforts to reduce disaster risk.
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Do you know that there are about 53 volcanoes in Auckland and that Rangitoto is the youngest one?
Cleverly illustrated and packed full of easy to understand information, the DEVORA fact sheets prepared by leading scientific communicators share fun volcanic facts in a simple and engaging form.
A three-episode documentary series, Beneath New Zealand delves deep into the unseen world of volcanoes, exposing the traumatic past and the need to be aware of a potentially dangerous future.
A mock movie teaser trailer has been created by University of Canterbury PhD candidate Josh Hayes to present his research topic, Clean-up and restoration of urban environments after volcanic eruptions.
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.
An interactive, immersive role-play simulation has been developed to teach New Zealand geoscience students to forecast and mitigate a volcanic crisis.
From key points to dynamic diagrams and succinct summaries, the DEVORA Geology Field Note Series delves into various volcano-related issues in an easy-to-read one-page “note”.
Volcanic ash damages and disrupts critical infrastructure.
From electricity and transport to communications, wastewater and drinking water, all are at risk from a volcanic eruption.