Recent Submissions

  • Potential Chemical and Energy Uses for Lignite at Hawkdun and Ashers-Waituna, New Zealand 

    Bouman, R.; Kelly, R. J. (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    This preliminary study brings together publically available information and work from earlier studies of the South Island Lignite resources in order to examine the potential value of the lignite deposits held by Kenham ...
  • Planning for Natural Hazard Risk in the Built Environment 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    The objective of this study was to look at ways of strengthening future planning and decision-making to take better account of hazard information and science knowledge. The intention was to produce an agenda for encouraging ...
  • Energy from Waste : Putting Resources to Productive Use 

    Hooper, George (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    The WCWMWG commissioned the Centre for Advanced Engineering in June 2003 to report on the opportunities for Energy from Waste (EfW) technologies with particular emphasis on fast pyrolysis as a technically robust approach. ...
  • Improved Management of Flood Risk : The New Framework 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    Poster detailing improved management of flood risk.
  • Managing Flood Risk : Draft New Zealand Protocal 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    This Flood Risk Management Protocol provides regional and unitary councils with an improved framework for managing their flood risk management responsibilities. It is the first step in improving flood risk management across ...
  • Managing Flood Risk : The Case for Change 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    The purpose of this report is to state the case for, and likely contents of, an improved approach to flood risk management in New Zealand. It does so by reassessing past flood mitigation practices, by promoting current ...
  • Resilient Infrastructure 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    Resilient Infrastructure 2005 is the first New Zealand event to look at the ability of communities as a whole tosurvive disasters and disruptions. It deals with building resilience into our built and human infrastructure, ...
  • US-NZ Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Systems 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    A two-day joint US-NZ Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Systems was held in Taupo 10-11th August 2005. This report outlines the background to the Workshop and presents a summary of the discussion highlights. The workshop ...
  • Study into the Establishment of a Regional Sustainable Energy Technology Initiative 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    The Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury have asked the Centre for Advanced Engineering to investigate the feasibility of establishing an organisation to promote and support developers and providers of ...
  • Sustainable Energy : Technology Collaboration Research : Bioenergy 

    Gifford, John; Rutherford, Jack; Hooper, George (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    This report examines the nature and extent of technology collaboration in the bioenergy industry in New Zealand. Focus is given mostly to research and industry/research collaborations but, in addition, comment is provided ...
  • Energy Efficiency in Dairy Sheds : A Preliminary Report 

    Morison, Ken; Gregory, Warren (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This report is part of a study by Venture Southland into the economics of dairy shed operations and how they can be improved. Venture Southland is a joint initiative of the Invercargill City Council, Southland District ...
  • Canterbury Regional Energy Strategy Project : Work Stream 01 : Grid Connected Energy System 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    The Study aims to articulate the critical issue facing the region, and to explore the trade-offs that will be required to reach a balanced perspective on the current situation. It is hoped that by so doing, there will be ...
  • A High Level Assessment of the Risks and Vulnerabilities to Energy Supply in the Otago Region 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This study takes a first look at the vulnerabilities that characterise the Otago regional energy system. In doing so, the various supply chain components that make up the total system are described and the likely impacts ...
  • A Report on Possible Government Interventions to Promote the Sustainable Development of New Zealand’s Ocean Resources 

    Chong, Kevin (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    Oceans Policy is intended to promote the sustainable economic development of marine resources, whilst preserving the integrity of oceans ecosystems and social and cultural values of the oceans.To gain a practical understanding ...
  • A Guide to the Application of Diesel and Gas Engine Generation in New Zealand 

    Mitchell, Ken (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    The aim of this project is to demonstrate to network companies and eventually large users, real world benefits of DG for their particular power supply situations. This paper is intended as a guideline for the integration ...
  • Canterbury Regional Energy Strategy Project : Work Stream 02 : Non-Grid Connected Energy System 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This Report summarises the results and key findings from work stream 2, which encompassed the Non-Grid component of the Canterbury Energy System.
  • Signal restoration after transmission through an advective and diffusive medium 

    Shorten, P. R.; Wall, D. J. N. (University of Canterbury. Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, 2002)
    Inverse problem, regularisation, singular perturbation, wave splitting, wave propagators, square root operator, inverse mass transport This paper considers an inverse problem associated with mass transport in a pipe. It ...
  • Quantifying the extent of lateral gene transfer required to avert a 'genome of eden' 

    Van Iersel, L.; Semple, C.; Steel, M. (University of Canterbury. Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, 2009)
    The complex pattern of presence and absence of many genes across different species provides tantalising clues as to how genes evolved through the processes of gene genesis, gene loss and lateral gene transfer (LGT). The ...
  • Semantic fisheye views 

    Le Comte, D. (University of Canterbury, 1997)
    Visualisation of large quantities of information requires distortion for retention of context and detail. Fisheye views are based on fisheye lenses, which retain detail while introducing greater context. Typically this ...
  • GQL : a graphical query interface for relational databases 

    Naguleswaran, M.; Churcher, N. (University of Canterbury. Dept. of Computer Science, 1989)
    The linear data manipulation languages (DMLs) used to query typical relational databases have a number of practical disadvantages for users of all levels. The aim of graphical query languages is to provide efficiency for ...

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