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Editorial: Forecasters get it right

John Kerr posted in on August 17th, 2011.

The editorial in today’s Press pays homage to the scientists who battle with risks and probabilities to provide accurate information about what lies ahead. Excerpts (read in full here): Forecasters get it right When Cantabrians awoke on Monday to a thick blanket of snow outside there might still have been for some, even after the […]

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Why so many aftershocks?

John Kerr posted in on June 22nd, 2011.

As the land beneath Christchurch continues to shake due to ongoing aftershocks, residents are are seeking answers from the experts. In an ‘ask an expert’ article published today on the Press website, reader’s questions such as  “why so many aftershocks?”  are put to scientists from GNS. An excerpt (read the full article here): Ask an […]

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