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JOIDES Resolution charts a course for NZ waters – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on May 30th, 2016.

The world’s largest geoscience programme has confirmed that the research ship JOIDES Resolution will undertake several projects exploring the seafloor off New Zealand’s coast. The International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP) has given the green light to a series of five back-to-back projects starting in August 2017, representing NZ$80 million in investment. The JOIDES Resolution, an […]

Dominion Post: Harbour gives up its secrets to technology

Peter Griffin posted in on September 17th, 2009.

A Dominion Post article by Paul Easton looking at efforts by NIWA to scan the floor of Wellington harbour using a multi-beam echo sounder. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The secrets of Wellington Harbour and Cook Strait are being revealed by never-before-seen hi-tech underwater scans. “The images show massive underwater canyons, debris from huge […]

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