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Editorial: Quantitative Geomorphology with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Evolving Societies and Science
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2016)
Tephra fall clean-up in urban environments
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2015)
Tephra falls impact urban communities by disrupting transport systems, contaminating and damaging buildings and infrastructures, and are potentially hazardous to human health. Therefore, prompt and effective tephra clean-up ...
Out to sea: Antarctic research station effluents as a source of organic micropollutants in coastal waters
(University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2014)
Conclusions: •First report of PPCPs in Antarctic coastal waters and sewage effluent •PPCP concentrations were comparable to studies in temperate climates •WWTPs are ineffective at removing PPCPs •Stations with no ...
Swiftwater body recovery: evidence based considerations for practitioners
(University of Canterbury. University of Canterbury Institute for Risk, Resilience and Renewal, 2014)
Effective body recovery operations from the swiftwater environment require more than just good technical skills. Understanding a wide range of influencing factors from decomposition, management of affected families, to ...
Multi-Hazard Flooding Interactions in the Ōpāwaho Heathcote Catchment,Christchurch, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
This report provides an initial overview and gap analysis of the multi-hazards interactions that might affect fluvial and pluvial flooding (FPF) hazard in the Ōpāwaho Heathcote catchment. As per the terms of reference, ...
A classification of New Zealand's coastal hydrosystems
(Ministry for the Environment, 2016)
New Zealand has a long (18,000 km including estuarine shores) and highly varied coastline. New Zealand’s coastal water bodies, flowing and still, fresh to saline, span a wide range of environments; coastal wetlands; ...
Multi-Hazard Analysis: Gap Analysis Report
Christchurch City Council (Council) is undertaking the Land Drainage Recovery Programme in order to assess the effects of the earthquakes on flood risk to Christchurch. In the course of these investigations it has ...
Do Macroalgal Environments Leave a Geological Signature? Modern Test Case from Kaikoura, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2010)
Brown, red and green macroalgae in modern temperate marine environments are ecosystem‐forming primary producers on rocky substrates, yet they have a poor preservation potential and few fossil examples are known from the ...
Volcanic Impacts Study Group: Working with utility infrastructure organisations to improve understanding of volcanic ash impacts
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2012)