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Find out more about some of our coasts and estuaries-related work.
Predicting long-term contaminant accumulation in the central Waitemata and southeastern Manukau Harbours
This project was undertaken for Auckland Regional Council to identify significant sources of contaminants in the central Waitemata and southeastern Manukau Harbours.
Tidal energy optimisation
Understanding the complexity of tidal resources in New Zealand’s coastal waters and examining how extracting tidal energy would influence and be influenced by this variability.
Physical hazards affecting coastal margins and the continental shelf
This programme is about providing improved knowledge of the causes and potential consequences of coastal hazards in New Zealand, and how often they might pose a threat.
NZ SOLAS (Ocean–Atmosphere Interactions)
This research aims to provide better predictions of changes in the ocean and climate system, particularly the way in which the ocean around New Zealand regulates greenhouse gases and clouds.