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eCoast Receives Funding for Tsunami Research and Assessment in the Northland Region

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eCoast Marine Consulting and Research are set to equip the Northland Regional Council with planning and assessment tools for a timely response in the event of a tsunami.

On November 27, 2017, The Ministry of Civil Defence approved a grant proposal by eCoast Director Jose Borrero to develop plans and products for the mitigation of tsunami hazards in ports, marinas and other maritime facilities in the Northland Region. The award is part of an initiative to fund innovative projects to help keep Kiwi’s safe from natural disasters. Read More

November 14 Kaikoura Tsunami

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eCoast scientists are working as part of the scientific response to last night’s M 7.8 earthquake and tsunami. The image above shows a computer simulation of the maximum tsunami height around New Zealand. More information on the scientific response will become available as the situation unfolds.

A video of the computer simulation can be seen below. Modelling by Jose Borrero, eCoast.