Dynamic rupture simulation reproduces spontaneous multifault rupture and arrest during the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake10 December
GNS Science modelling contributes to a better understanding of complex earthquakes activity.
Perspectives on processing of high value lipids using supercritical fluids15 April
Callaghan Innovation scientists discuss state-of-the-art opinions on how New Zealand is using supercritical fluids to extract high quality, high value components by processing feed streams.
A review of bioinformatic methods for forensic DNA analyses30 March
ESR scientists Alex Liu and SallyAnn Harbison review the current state of bioinformatic methods and tools used for the analyses of forensic markers.
Comparison of invertebrate biodiversity in NZ apple orchards using integrated pest management1 September
Plant & Food Research scientists compared the biodiversity of modern, best-practice commercial apple orchards with organic orchards.
Challenges and opportunities for economic evaluation of disaster risk decisions29 May
GNS Science researcher Dr Wendy Saunders was part of a team that looked at key economic tools used in decision-making disaster risk-management and who they could be developed in the future.
Measuring wildland fire fighter performance with wearable technology30 March
Scion scientists led a field study to understand the pressures fire fighters are under and how others complete the fire fighting tasks.
Assessing the merits of bioenergy by estimating marginal climate-change impacts9 September
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research scientist Dr Miko Kirschbaum demonstrates how marginal climate-change impacts can be routinely calculated to provide an objective assessment of the mitigation potential of bioenergy use.
Better Breeding Strategies for Grass22 April
A co-published work in Crop Science by AgResearch Forage Improvement Senior Scientst Dr Zulfi Jahufer following an American sabbatical focused on improving the efficiency of breeding grass for yield and quality factors for biofuel, which is very similar to the yield and quality factors of value in pastoral contexts.
Isotopic constraints on marine and terrestrial N2O emissions during the last deglaciation10 December
NIWA scientists improve understanding of the drivers of natural N2O emissions by examining its concentration in air bubbles trapped in Antarctic ice from 16,000 to 10,000 years before present.