New Zealand’s biggest earthquake

On the back of the Geosciences 2015 Conference held in Wellington, New Zealand, Prof. Tim Little from Victoria University of Wellington led a field trip to visit exposures of the Wairarapa Fault, an active, strike-slip fault in the southern North Island. This fault is attributed to the infamous magnitude 8.2 Wairarapa Earthquake of 1855 AD and was the largest seismic […]


Sea-level rise movie hack using QGIS

I’m sure many of us have been strolling along the waters edge somewhere and imagined what will happen when sea level rise really begins to impact our coastal regions. What would happen to your favorite beach?  How would that flash house behind the dunes be affected? Should we move further inland or build a house on […]