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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The Auckland Volcanic Field Contingency Plan details the management of an eruption in the field.
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 ash fall (tephra) can damage or even destroy buildings and infrastructure and threaten health and well-being, along with having a massive impact on both the local and national economy.