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    • Raising the bar for an International Polar Year 2007 – 2008: How much will this IPY raise the bar compared to IGY? 

      Beetham, Tessa; Jakowetz, Elisabeth; Lo, Simon; Riedel, Katja; Sickinger, David (2005)
      An International Polar Year is planned for 2007 to 2008, this will mark the 50t' anniversary of the Intemational Geophysical Year (ICY). This report sets out to answer the question: How much will the International Polar ...
    • The re-emergence of the Krill Harvesting Industry 

      Beruldsen, Kylie; Carter, Holly; Godfrey, Myfanwy; Smith, Tonya (2006)
      Krill Harvesting has been a fisheries industry since the 1970s and was at its height in the early 1980s. The rapid increase in Krill harvests during this time were a cause for much concern and a major reason for the ...
    • Re-thinking Pacific regional architecture whilst framing regional security 

      Tavola, Kaliopate (MACMILLAN BROWN CENTRE FOR PACIFIC STUDIESMACMILLAN BROWN CENTRE FOR PACIFIC STUDIES, 2016)
      The existing architecture for Pacific Regionalism, established in 1971, is the result of the inter-play of geopolitics and Pacific diplomacy relating to the newly-independent Pacific island countries and Australia and New ...
    • Real Data tests of the IceCube verification software incl. Installation guide for Ice Ver V00-02-06. 

      Danninger, Matthias (2007)
      This project explains how to set up a working platform for the IceCube software IceVer. As a functional check of the software, ice properties of the Ice sheet at the South-pole are researched with the interstring flasher ...
    • Real-time ground motion simulation workflow 

      Huang, J.; Bae, S.; Polak, V.; Bradley, B.; Razafindrakoto, H.; Thomson, E.; Lee, R.; Nazer, A.; Lagrava, D.; Motha, J. (2017)
      Background and objective : QuakeCoRE developed the Ground Motion (GM) simulation workflow based on the Graves and Pitarka (2010, 2015) methodology, we have strived to deliver the simulation result in timely manner to ...
    • Real-time Ground Motion Simulation Workflow 

      Huang, Jonney; Bae, Sung; Polak, Viktor; Bradley, Brendon; Razafindrakoto, Hoby; Thomson, Ethan; Lee, Robin; Nazer, Ahsan; Lagrava, Daniel; Motha, Jason (2017)
      Background and Objective QuakeCoRE developed the Ground Motion (GM) simulation workflow based on the Graves and Pitarka (2010, 2015) methodology, we have strived to deliver the simulation result in timely manner to increase ...
    • The reason place matters: Climate change and community relocation in Fiji and Papua New Guinea 

      Gharbaoui, Dalila; Blocher, Julia (MACMILLAN BROWN CENTRE FOR PACIFIC STUDIES, 2016)
      Retreating from coastal areas in response to changing environmental conditions has long been a part of Pacific Island communities’ traditional adaptive strategies, culture and practices. One can point to a number of cases ...
    • Rebuilding Christchurch: Amended Building Codes and their Impacts in NZ 

      Nwadike, Amarachukwu; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Chang-Richards, Alice (2018)
      The level of destruction from the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes led to changes in the New Zealand seismic building code. The destruction showed that the NZ building codes did not fully performed to expectation and needed ...
    • Recent Developmements of the Resilient Slip Friction Joint (RSFJ) Technology for Seismic Proofing New and Existing Buildings 

      Hashemi, Ashkan; Darani, Farhad; Yousef-Beik, Seyed; Abadi, Hamed; Zarmani, Pouyan; Quenneville, Pierre (2018)
      INTRODUCTION The innovative Resilient Slip Friction Joint (RSFJ) technology has recently been introduced to the NZ construction industry. This damage avoidance technology not only provides life safety, but also minimizes ...
    • RECOVER Issue 1 

      Orchard, S; Smeele, Z (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      Welcome to the first Recover newsletter from the Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG) at the University of Canterbury. Recover is designed to keep you updated on our MBIE funded earthquake recovery project called RECOVER ...
    • RECOVER Issue 2 

      Orchard, S; Smeele, Z (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      Welcome to the Recover newsletter Issue 2 from the Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG) at the University of Canterbury. Recover is designed to keep you updated on our MBIE funded earthquake recovery project called RECOVER ...
    • Reducing New Zealand's Antarctic Carbon-Based Fuel Usage 

      Morten, Peter (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      New Zealand's Scott Base and the USA's McMurdo stations share their logistical operations, with Christchurch as the gateway city. Fuel and other supplies arrive in the late summer by ship. People and supplies are delivered ...
    • Regulating for Resilience in an Earthquake Vulnerable City: The Wellington Case Study 

      Hopkins, John; Collins, Toni; Kelly, Serena (2018)
      Working from a functionalist legal perspective, using the current New Zealand experience and a comparative examination of overseas practice, the project will provide guidance on the specific regulatory requirements for the ...
    • Regulation of the Antarctic tourism industry 

      Thomson, Bex (University of Canterbury, 2006)
      Introduction Antarctica presents some of the World's most inhospitable, dangerous and challenging environments, yet each year tens of thousands of people travel long distances to get a glimpse of this stunning land. The ...
    • The Relationship of the Maori with Antarctica - A Critical Review 

      Mauriohooho, Penny (University of Canterbury, 2012)
      Eldon Best (1923, p.27) describes Maori: "Their love of travel is innate; they are born sailors, and have invaded and conquered in many directions....are born Sailors and rovers - the sea is their home.” (Best, E. 1923) Best ...
    • Remote Sensing for the Antarctic: A Down to Earth Review 

      Turvey, Richard (University of Canterbury, 2002)
      The of McMurdo station below was taken on November 20th 2001 using the latest high resolution 2.44-meter natural colour multispectral sensor of the commercial Quickbird satellite (http:/hvmv_diqitalqlobe.com). State of the ...
    • Remote Sensing of Ice Sheet Mass Balance in Antarctica 

      Winton, Victoria (University of Canterbury, 2008)
      Technological advances in the twentieth century have enabled scientists to undertake research on virtually every location on the Earth. Parallel advances in space technology have provided a rapidly increasing number of ...
    • Repaired Reinforced Concrete Walls and Lower-Damage Modifications 

      Motter, Christopher J.; Petch, James; Stephens, Max; Lu, Yiqiu; Hube, Matias; Henry, Rick; Elwood, Kenneth J.; Clauson, Aaron (Quake CoRE, 2016)
      As a result of the Canterbury earthquakes, over 60% of the concrete buildings in the Christchurch Central Business District have been demolished. This experience has highlighted the need to provide guidance on the residual ...
    • Report on Greatest Risk of Non-native Species entering Antarctica, Plans of Identification and Eradication for Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies 

      Richards, Faye (2015)
      The introduction of non-native species is now recognized as one of the most significant threats to biodiversity worldwide, posing both a threat to individual species existence and being responsible for major changes to ...
    • Resilience by Design: Improving Hospital Functionality Following Earthquake 

      Boston, Megan (2018)
      Hospitals are a critical component to community resilience following disasters. Hospitals need to be able to provide needed medical assistance to people injured during the earthquake and continued care to those already in ...