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Weather, Flood and Coastal Hazards


NIWA and GNS scientists assessed flood damage in Edgecumbe. In this video, local residents show the flood impacts on property, and hazards engineer Kate Crowley talks about flood scenario research.

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Research Publications

  • Salim, S. et al (In review) The influence of turbulent bursting on sediment resuspension under fluvial unidirectional currents, Earth Surface Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2016-60. Available online
  • Cattoen et al (2016) Coupling a high resolution (1.5km) weather model with a hydrological model for flood forecasting in New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Hydrology, 55(1) pp 1-23

More Publications (LINK)


Geoscience Society of New Zealand Annual Conference 2017, 'Dynamic New Zealand, Dynamic Earth,' University of Auckland, 28 Nov - 1 Dec 2017

American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, 11-15 Dec 2017


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Last updated 11 Jul 2017