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Chilean volcanic activity – a closer look

John Kerr posted in on June 17th, 2011.

As fluctuating ash plumes ground flights in New Zealand and Australia, a clearer picture of the volcanic activity in Chile causing the disruption is emerging. From volcanologists Dr Tom Wilson at the University of Canterbury and Dr Graham Leonard at GNS Science. Tom and Graham work closely with USGS and other volcanologists researching volcanic ash […]

No health threat from Chilean volcano ash – experts

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2011.

In response to queries from worried parents, experts has have issued an explanation of why New Zealanders don’t need to worry about health dangers from ash fall from the Chilean volcano plume. Following a number of quries from media and concerned parents and schools, experts Thomas Wilson (Natural Hazards Research Centre, University of Canterbury) with […]

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