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Vulnerability of Pastoral Farming Systems to Volcanic Ashfall Hazards
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2009)
Volcanic eruptions are powerful, spectacular, uncontrollable geophysical events which require management to mitigate loss of life and property. An essential part of volcanic risk management is to quantify the vulnerability ...
The vulnerability of New Zealand lifelines infrastructure to ashfall.
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2010)
Risks posed by geohazards to urban centres are constantly increasing, due to the continuous increase in population and associated infrastructure. A major risk to North Island urban centres is impacts from volcanic ashfall. ...
The Post-LGM Evolution of Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand: Timing of Ice Retreat, the Role of Mass Wasting & Implications for Hazards
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2012)
The plate-boundary Alpine Fault runs immediately offshore of the popular tourist destination of Milford Sound, which is visited by more than half a million tourists each year. Glaciers retreated from the fiord between ...
An assessment of ballistic hazard and risk from Upper Te Maari, Tongariro, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Department of Geological Sciences, 2014)
Explosive volcanic eruptions frequently expel ballistic projectiles, producing a significant proximal hazard to people, buildings, infrastructure and the environment from their high kinetic and thermal energies. Ballistic ...