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    • Application of UAV techniques to expand beach research possibilities: A case study of coarse clastic beach cusps 

      Pitman S; Hart D; Katurji M (2019)
      Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have widely been documented as accessible, low cost, high-resolution coastal monitoring platforms. To date, however, UAVs have primarily been employed in coastal research as an alternative ...
    • Using Tunnel Boring Machine Penetration Tests to Quantify Performance in Hard Rock 

      Villeneuve MC (2017)
      Tunnel boring machine (TBM) penetration tests entail incrementally increasing TBM thrust from full stop to maximum speed and recording the penetration rate either at set thrust levels or at set times. TBM penetration test ...
    • The effectiveness of the GEOL336 Iceland virtual fieldtrip to aid student sketching and interpretation of lava flows. 

      Watson, Alexander John (University of Canterbury, 2019)
      Fieldtrips are a critical component of learning in the geosciences to develop skills, integrate knowledge, foster geoscientific identities and motivate student engagement. Given the development of new technologies and the ...
    • Matrix permeability of reservoir rocks, Ngatamariki geothermal field, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand 

      Cant JL; Siratovich PA; Cole JW; Villeneuve MC; Kennedy BM (SpringerOpen, 2018)
      The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) hosts 23 geothermal fields, seven of which are currently utilised for power generation. Ngatamariki geothermal field (NGF) is one of the latest geothermal power generation developments in New ...
    • The changing ozone depletion potential of N2O in a future climate 

      Revell LE; Tummon F; Salawitch RJ; Stenke A; Peter T (2015)
      Nitrous oxide (N 2 O), which decomposes in the stratosphere to form nitrogen oxides (NO x ), is currently the dominant anthropogenic ozone-depleting substance emitted. Ozone depletion potentials (ODPs) of specific compounds, ...
    • Spectral image quality in MARS scanners. 

      Uddin, Mohammad Rayhan (University of Canterbury, 2019)
      This thesis reports on contributions to the development of the MARS spectral CT scanner that incorporates the energy resolving photon counting Medipix3RX detector. The key novel feature of this scanner is that it uses the ...
    • An upper-branch Brewer-Dobson circulation index for attribution of stratospheric variability and improved ozone and temperature trend analysis 

      Ball WT; Kuchar A; Rozanov EV; Staehelin J; Tummon F; Smith AK; Sukhodolov T; Stenke A; Revell L; Coulon A; Schmutz W; Peter T (2016)
      We find that wintertime temperature anomalies near 4hPa and 50◦N/S are related, through dynamics, to anomalies in ozone and temperature, particularly in the tropical stratosphere but also throughout the upper stratosphere ...
    • Distributions and interactions of co-occurring estuarine foundation species : seagrasses, seaweeds, and shell-forming organisms. 

      Foster, Travis Hauri (University of Canterbury, 2019)
      Many ecosystems and habitats around the world, such as mangroves, forests and sedimentary estuaries, are dominated by relatively few species with widespread effects on biotic and abiotic functions. These critical organisms ...
    • The role of methane in projections of 21st century stratospheric water vapour 

      Revell LE; Stenke A; Rozanov E; Ball W; Lossow S; Peter T (2016)
      Stratospheric water vapour (SWV) is an important component of the Earth’s atmosphere as it affects both radiative balance and the chemistry of the atmosphere. Key processes driving changes in SWV include dehydration of air ...
    • KELT-22Ab: A Massive Hot Jupiter Transiting a Near Solar Twin 

      Labadie-Bartz J; Rodriguez JE; Stassun KG; Ciardi DR; Johnson MC; Gaudi BS; Penev KM; Bieryla A; Latham DW; Pepper J; Collins KA; Evans P; Relles HM; Siverd RJ; Bento J; Yao X; Stockdale C; Tan T-G; Zhou G; Colon KD; Eastman JD; Albrow MD; Malpas A; Bayliss D; Beatty TG; Bozza V; Cohen DH; Curtis IA; DePoy DL; Feliz D; Fulton BJ; Gregorio J; James D; Jang-Condell H; Jensen EL; Johnson JA; Johnson SA; Joner MD; Kielkopf J; Kuhn RB; Lund MB; Manner M; Marshall JL; McCrady N; McLeod KK; Oberst TE; Penny MT; Pogge R; Reed PA; Sliski DH; Stephens DC; Stevens DJ; Trueblood M; Trueblood P; Jr SV; Wittenmyer RA; Wright JT; Zambelli R; Berlind P; Calkins ML; Esquerdo GA (2018)
      We present the discovery of KELT-22Ab, a hot Jupiter from the KELT-South survey. KELT-22Ab transits the moderately bright ($V\sim 11.1$) Sun-like G2V star TYC 7518-468-1. The planet has an orbital period of $P = 1.3866529 ...
    • The IceCube Neutrino Observatory Part V: Neutrino Oscillations and Supernova Searches 

      Collaboration I; Aartsen MG; Abbasi R; Abdou Y; Ackermann M; Adams J; Aguilar JA; Ahlers M; Altmann D; Auffenberg J; Bai X; Baker M; Barwick SW; Baum V; Bay R; Beatty JJ; Bechet S; Tjus JB; Becker K-H; Bell M; Benabderrahmane ML; BenZvi S; Berghaus P; Berley D; Bernardini E; Bernhard A; Bertrand D; Besson DZ; Binder G; Bindig D; Bissok M; Blaufuss E; Blumenthal J; Boersma DJ; Bohaichuk S; Bohm C; Bose D; Böser S; Botner O; Brayeur L; Bretz H-P; Brown AM; Bruijn R; Brunner J; Carson M; Casey J; Casier M; Chirkin D; Christov A; Christy B; Clark K; Clevermann F; Coenders S; Cohen S; Cowen DF; Silva AHC; Danninger M; Daughhetee J; Davis JC; Clercq CD; Ridder SD; Desiati P; Vries KDD; With MD; DeYoung T; Díaz-Vélez JC; Dunkman M; Eagan R; Eberhardt B; Eisch J; Ellsworth RW; Euler S; Evenson PA; Fadiran O; Fazely AR; Fedynitch A; Feintzeig J; Feusels T; Filimonov K; Finley C; Fischer-Wasels T; Flis S; Franckowiak A; Frantzen K; Fuchs T; Gaisser TK; Gallagher J; Gerhardt L; Gladstone L; Glüsenkamp T; Goldschmidt A; Golup G; Gonzalez JG; Goodman JA; Góra D; Grandmont DT; Grant D; Groß A; Ha C; Ismail AH; Hallen P; Hallgren A; Halzen F; Hanson K; Heereman D; Heinen D; Helbing K; Hellauer R; Hickford S; Hill GC; Hoffman KD; Hoffmann R; Homeier A; Hoshina K; Huelsnitz W; Hulth PO; Hultqvist K; Hussain S; Ishihara A; Jacobi E; Jacobsen J; Jagielski K; Japaridze GS; Jero K; Jlelati O; Kaminsky B; Kappes A; Karg T; Karle A; Kelley JL; Kiryluk J; Kläs J; Klein SR; Köhne J-H; Kohnen G; Kolanoski H; Köpke L; Kopper C; Kopper S; Koskinen DJ; Kowalski M; Krasberg M; Krings K; Kroll G; Kunnen J; Kurahashi N; Kuwabara T; Labare M; Landsman H; Larson MJ; Lesiak-Bzdak M; Leuermann M; Leute J; Lünemann J; Madsen J; Maggi G; Maruyama R; Mase K; Matis HS; McNally F; Meagher K; Merck M; Mészáros P; Meures T; Miarecki S; Middell E; Milke N; Miller J; Mohrmann L; Montaruli T; Morse R; Nahnhauer R; Naumann U; Niederhausen H; Nowicki SC; Nygren DR; Obertacke A; Odrowski S; Olivas A; Olivo M; O'Murchadha A; Paul L; Pepper JA; Heros CPDL; Pfendner C; Pieloth D; Pinat E; Posselt J; Price PB; Przybylski GT; Rädel L; Rameez M; Rawlins K; Redl P; Reimann R; Resconi E; Rhode W; Ribordy M; Richman M; Riedel B; Rodrigues JP; Rott C; Ruhe T; Ruzybayev B; Ryckbosch D; Saba SM; Salameh T; Sander H-G; Santander M; Sarkar S; Schatto K; Scheel M; Scheriau F; Schmidt T; Schmitz M; Schoenen S; Schöneberg S; Schönwald A; Schukraft A; Schulte L; Schulz O; Seckel D; Sestayo Y; Seunarine S; Shanidze R; Sheremata C; Smith MWE; Soldin D; Spiczak GM; Spiering C; Stamatikos M; Stanev T; Stasik A; Stezelberger T; Stokstad RG; Stößl A; Strahler EA; Ström R; Sullivan GW; Taavola H; Taboada I; Tamburro A; Tepe A; Ter-Antonyan S; Tešić G; Tilav S; Toale PA; Toscano S; Usner M; Drift DVD; Eijndhoven NV; Overloop AV; Santen JV; Vehring M; Voge M; Vraeghe M; Walck C; Waldenmaier T; Wallraff M; Wasserman R; Weaver C; Wellons M; Wendt C; Westerhoff S; Whitehorn N; Wiebe K; Wiebusch CH; Williams DR; Wissing H; Wolf M; Wood TR; Woschnagg K; Xu DL; Xu XW; Yanez JP; Yodh G; Yoshida S; Zarzhitsky P; Ziemann J; Zierke S; Zoll M (2014)
      With an array of 5160 photomultiplier tubes, IceCube monitors one cubic kilometer of deep Antarctic iceatthegeographicSouthPole.NeutrinosaredetectedviatheCherenkovphotonsemittedbychargedsecondaries from their interactions ...
    • Measurement of the νμ energy spectrum with IceCube-79 

      Aartsen MG; Ackermann M; Adams J; Aguilar JA; Ahlers M; Ahrens M; Al Samarai I; Altmann D; Andeen K; Anderson T; Ansseau I; Anton G; Archinger M; Argüelles C; Auffenberg J; Axani S; Bagherpour H; Bai X; Barwick SW; Baum V; Bay R; Beatty JJ; Becker Tjus J; Becker KH; BenZvi S; Berley D; Bernardini E; Besson DZ; Binder G; Bindig D; Blaufuss E; Blot S; Bohm C; Börner M; Bos F; Bose D; Böser S; Botner O; Bradascio F; Braun J; Brayeur L; Bretz HP; Bron S; Burgman A; Carver T; Casier M; Cheung E; Chirkin D; Christov A; Clark K; Classen L; Coenders S; Collin GH; Conrad JM; Cowen DF; Cross R; Day M; de André JPAM; De Clercq C; del Pino Rosendo E; Dembinski H; De Ridder S; Desiati P; de Vries KD; de Wasseige G; de With M; DeYoung T; Díaz-Vélez JC; di Lorenzo V; Dujmovic H; Dumm JP; Dunkman M; Eberhardt B; Ehrhardt T; Eichmann B; Eller P; Euler S; Evenson PA; Fahey S; Fazely AR; Feintzeig J; Felde J; Filimonov K; Finley C; Flis S; Fösig CC; Franckowiak A; Friedman E; Fuchs T; Gaisser TK; Gallagher J; Gerhardt L; Ghorbani K; Giang W; Gladstone L; Glauch T (2017)
      IceCube is a neutrino observatory deployed in the glacial ice at the geographic South Pole. The ν μ energy unfolding described in this paper is based on data taken with IceCube in its 79-string configuration. A sample of ...
    • The ancient evolutionary history of polyomaviruses 

      Buck, C.; Van Doorslaer, K.; Peretti, A.; Geoghegan, E.M.; Tisza, M.J.; An, P.; Katz, J.P.; Pipas, J.M.; McBride, A.A.; Camus, A.C.; McDermott, A.J.; Dill, J.A.; Delwart.; E.; Ng.; T.F.F.; Farkas, K.; Austin, C.; Kraberger, S.; Davison, W.; Pastrana, D.V.; Varsani, A. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2016)
      PolyomavirusesareafamilyofDNAtumorvirusesthatareknowntoinfectmammals and birds.Toinvestigatethedeeperevolutionaryhistoryofthefamily,weusedacombinationof viralmetagenomics,bioinformatics, andstructural modelingapproachest ...
    • Interspecific comparisons with chloroplast SSR loci reveal limited genetic variation in Nigerian montane forests: A study on Cordia millenii (West African Cordia), Entandrophragma angolense (tiama mahogany), and Lovoa trichilioides (African walnut) 

      Thia, J.A.; Hale, M.L.; Chapman, H.M. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2016)
      The montane forests of south-eastern Nigeria are of immense conservation value due to their high levels of biodiversity and endemism. Yet despite increasing anthropogenic disturbance and forest fragmentation, little is ...
    • PyVCI: A flexible open-source code for calculating accurate molecular infrared spectra 

      Sibaev, M.; Crittenden, D.L. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2016)
      The PyVCI program package is a general purpose open-source code for simulating accurate molecular spectra, based upon force field expansions of the potential energy surface in normal mode coordinates. It includes harmonic ...
    • Changing tides: Adaptive monitoring, assessment, and management of pharmaceutical hazards in the environment through time. 

      Gaw, S.; Brooks, B.W. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2016)
      Pharmaceuticals are ubiquitous contaminants in aquatic ecosystems. Adaptive monitoring, assessment and management programs will be required to reduce the environmental hazards of pharmaceuticals of concern. Potentially ...
    • Public health impacts of city policies to reduce climate change: findings from the URGENCHE EU-China project 

      Sabel, C.; Hiscock, R.; Asikainen, A.; Bi, J.; Depledge, M.; van den Elshout, S.; Friedrich, R.; Huang, G.; Hurley, F.; Jantunen, M.; Karakitsios, S.; Keuken, M.; Kingham, S.; Kontoroupis, P.; Kuenzli, N.; Liu, M.; Martuzzi, M.; Morton, K.; Mudu, P.; Niittynen, M.; Perez, L.; Sarigiannis, D.; Stahl-Timmins, W.; Tobollik, M.; Tuomisto, J.; Willers, S. (University of Canterbury. Geography, 2016)
      Background: Climate change is a global threat to health and wellbeing. Here we provide findings of an international research project investigating the health and wellbeing impacts of policies to reduce greenhouse gas ...
    • Muted neural response to distress among securely attached people 

      Nash, K.; Prentice, M.; Hirsh, J.; McGregor, I.; Inzlicht, M. (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
      Neural processes that support individual differences in attachment security and affect regulation are currently unclear. Using electroencephalography, we examined whether securely attached individuals, compared with insecure ...
    • Habitat quality limits gene flow between populations of Bombus ruderatus in the South Island, New Zealand. 

      Bartlett, M.; Hale, R.J.; Hale M.L. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2016)
      One of the primary reasons for the decline of some bumblebee species has been habitat loss and fragmentation through land use change. Habitat fragmentation can limit connectivity between populations and gene flow between ...
    • Sex-based differences in Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) chick growth rates and diet 

      Jennings, S.; Varsani, A.; Dugger, K.M.; Ballard, G.; Ainley, D.G. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2016)
      Sexuallysize-dimorphicspeciesmustshowsomedifferencebetweenthesexesingrowth rateand/orlengthofgrowingperiod.Suchdifferencesingrowthparameterscancausethe sexestobeimpacted byenvironmentalvariabilityindifferent ways,andunderstanding ...