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Find out more about some of our coasts and oceans-related work.
Deepsea minerals of the Kermadec Ridge - geophysical prospectivity and environmental impacts
A survey of valuable ore deposits and ecosystems along the volcanic Kermadec Ridge north of New Zealand, designed to inform both potential development and management of seabed resources in the area.
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.
Paleoseismicity of the Alpine Fault and Hikurangi
This project uses the analysis of ocean floor sediments to help discover a 20,000 year history of major earthquakes in the Alpine Fault and Hikurangi region.