Tagged: marine geology

NIWA Summer Series – Kaikoura Canyon Post Earthquake - Field Work

Guest Author Dec 20, 2017

In January and February several NIWA scientists focused on finding out more about what happened to marine environment off Kaikoura following the November 2016 earthquake. Marine geologist Dr Josh Mountjoy led an investigation to map offshore faults ruptured by the earthquake and to investigate changes at the head of the Kaikoura Canyon. Data revealed huge mudslides had occurred sending … Read More