EQC sponsors joint NZ-Canada seafloor study

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is sponsoring a study by researchers from New Zealand and Canada that seeks to determine the earthquake and tsunami potential for part of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone beneath the lower North Island.

The researchers are led by Professor Martha Savage of Victoria University of Wellington. The New Zealand team comes from Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science, while the Canada team is from the University of Ottawa and Dalhousie University.

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