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Volcanic ash fall hazard and risk: Technical Background Paper for the UN-ISDR 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk ReductionUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2014)All explosive volcanic eruptions generate volcanic ash, fragments of rock that are produced when magma or vent material is explosively disintegrated. Volcanic ash is then convected upwards within the eruption column and ...
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2011)
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2014)The South Island saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus) is an endangered bird endemic to New Zealand. Both males and females possess wattles, which are colourful fleshy structures that hang from the lower beak. Although ...