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Auckland is the City of Volcanoes and it deserves its own blog—this is what Elaine Smid, DEVORA research assistant since 2008, was thinking many years ago, so she started one.
This is your portal to peer-reviewed and other publications covering an extensive and evolving range of DEVORA-related research and observations.
Discover the latest events and research forums organised by DEVORA and learn more about New Zealand’s hot spots by opening up your classroom or community to our outreach experts.
Game time: Play with virtual fire! Learn more about volcanoes with access to interactive games and tailored classroom lessons for all ages.
Check out the DEVORA Borehole Database overseen by Dr Tracy Howe. An open resource, the database collates lithologic borehole information from across New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland.
Click on a range of links to view media stories and risk-related news coverage relevant to the Auckland Volcanic Field.
View a compilation of DEVORA-related research in the form of presentations.
For more than 10 years, DEVORA (DEtermining VOlcanic Risk in Auckland) has been focused on preparing New Zealand’s largest city for a volcanic eruption – and the ongoing disruption.
Learn about Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano – Rangitoto.
A basaltic shield volcano that last erupted not long after the arrival of Polynesians in the Auckland region (c. 1280 AD), Rangitoto has a complex history.
The collation of whole-rock major and trace element data has led to the development of a method to correlate volcanic ash samples to their source volcanic centres.