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Ken Gledhill – the man, the beard, the legend.

On Friday 27 March, the friendly, bearded face of Ken Gledhill had his last day at GNS Science (well technically he was at home in his bubble!). Ken has been at GNS for 38 years, 12 of those as the Director of GeoNet, and 4 as the GeoNet Network Manager.

2 days ago

Volcano Monitoring Network ‘senses’ Auckland city’s COVID-19 response

The Auckland Volcano Seismic Network has detected the slowdown of Auckland city in response to the COVID-19 lock down. The seismic noise is at levels usually seen on a Sunday, just one of the interesting signals we can see from our seismic data.

7 days ago

Modernising and future proofing our seismic data services

If seismic data is your jam, please read on. But if not, know that GeoNet is continuously improving in its data collection and processing to keep up with the changing needs of our scientific community.

Last week

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Mt Ruapehu: Crater Lake heated to 40°C

Crater Lake (Te Wai ā-moe) has been heating in response to an input of hot gases and hydrothermal fluids following volcanic earthquakes beneath Mt Ruapehu in February. The lake temperature is now 40°C. GNS Science volcanologists have collected further data to understand current activity.

3 weeks ago

Why does GeoNet collect felt reports?

Have you ever filled out a felt report? Or read about how many felt reports an earthquake received, and wondered what we do with them? Well wonder no more!

4 weeks ago

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Recent observations confirm continued elevated volcanic unrest

• Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest • Amount of volcanic gas has increased slightly compared to recent measurements but remains overall on the decline • Aerial observations confirm presence of high temperature fumaroles • The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2; Aviation Colour Code remains at Yellow

4 weeks ago

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Mt Ruapehu: Science update from seismic activity last week

Crater Lake (Te Wai ā-moe) has responded to volcanic earthquakes beneath Mt Ruapehu. GNS Science volcanologists have collected data this week to further understand current activity.

Last month

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Mt Ruapehu: Minor seismic activity recorded

A short-lived episode of volcanic earthquakes occurred beneath Mt Ruapehu last Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 February. The earthquake episode has ended.

2 months ago

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Elevated volcanic unrest continues

• Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest • Volcanic gas fluxes are declining slightly • Aerial observations confirm presence of high temperature fumaroles • The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2; Aviation Colour Code remains at Yellow

2 months ago

GeoNet survey

The Survey has now closed, thank you.

2 months ago