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Organisational resilience in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2008)
Organisations maintain our economy; they provide jobs, goods, services and a sense of community. The increasingly globalised nature of the modern world has lead to organisations facing threats that often are not recognise ...
Incorporating Safety into Rural Highway Design
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2009)
The objectives of this research were to explore ways to assess the safety performance of (predominantly two-lane) rural highways in New Zealand (NZ) and in particular identify driver/road/environmental factors affecting ...
Engineering seismological studies and seismic design criteria for the Buller Region, South Island, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2006)
This thesis addresses two fundamental topics in Engineering Seismology; the application of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) methodology, and the estimation of measures of Strong Ground Motion. These two topics, ...
Comparative Ecology and Conservation of Rare Native Broom, Carmichaelia (Fabaceae), South Island, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2003)
Using a comparative approach, the presented study explores the ecology of ten species of native New Zealand broom, Carmichaelia, and their vulnerability to competition and herbivory, with the aim of gaining a better ...