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Scientists send snapper to boot camp

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists send snapper to boot camp

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Scientists send snapper to boot camp At a laboratory just outside Whangarei, scientists are putting very young snapper through comprehensive physical testing – including a full medical check-up involving smell, hearing, vision, and even anxiety testing. NIWA’s Northland Marine Research Centre […]

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Warmer seas make whales more difficult to find and track

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Warmer seas make whales more difficult to find and track

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Warmer seas make whales more difficult to find and track A two-week expedition to tag blue whales in New Zealand waters for the first time, almost came up empty due to warmer sea temperatures causing the animals to change their behaviour. […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 9 February 2018

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 9 February 2018

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 9 February 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 2 February 2018

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 2 February 2018

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 2 February 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions […]

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Tangaroa heads to Antarctica on six-week voyage of discovery

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Tangaroa heads to Antarctica on six-week voyage of discovery

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tangaroa heads to Antarctica on six-week voyage of discovery Forty intrepid adventurers leave Wellington next week for a six-week scientific voyage to Antarctica. Research voyages to Antarctica are undertaken by NIWA once every two years and take place in one of […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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Look out for leopard seals

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Look out for leopard seals

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Look out for leopard seals A NIWA scientist is asking beachgoers to look out for leopard seals over summer. Marine mammal biologist Dr Krista Hupman is asking anyone who sees a leopard seal to report it as soon as possible by […]

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Summer Series 2017 – Spectacular scenes under the ice

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – Spectacular scenes under the ice

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer Series 2017 – Spectacular scenes under the ice In October a team of scientists from New Zealand and Finland travelled to Antarctica for a scientific diving expedition under the ice. New Harbour sea ice can go for years without breaking […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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Summer series 2017 – Sailing the Southern Ocean – a scientific odyssey

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer series 2017 – Sailing the Southern Ocean – a scientific odyssey

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer series 2017 – Sailing the Southern Ocean – a scientific odyssey NIWA’s research vessel Tangaroa sets off for a six-week voyage to Antarctica in February. Six of those aboard explain what they’re doing, what they’re worried about and the one […]

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Summer Series 2017 – Citizen scientists take on Hutt River

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – Citizen scientists take on Hutt River

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer Series 2017 – Citizen scientists take on Hutt River A group of volunteers who love the Hutt River are helping to care for it over summer. At the bottom of the cone is clear plastic giving her a crisp, close-up […]

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Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth As the road behind Hanmer Springs turns to gravel and a dust cloud forms in the rear vision mirror, the southern edge of Molesworth Station unfolds. Across Jacks Pass, […]

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Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests

By   /  December 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests Every year NIWA carries out numerous marine surveillance missions, surveys at ports and harbours around the country. Their divers are looking for the pests that have hitched a ride […]

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Summer series 2017 – One fish, two fish…we’re counting on you

By   /  December 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer series 2017 – One fish, two fish…we’re counting on you

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer series 2017 – One fish, two fish…we’re counting on you Kim McNamara says she can tell if someone’s had a bad day fishing just by looking at them. “You almost become a fishing psychologist – you can tell by the […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 21 December 2017

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 21 December 2017

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 21 December 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions […]

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Summer Series 2017 – NIWA’s Year of Weather

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – NIWA’s Year of Weather

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer Series 2017 – NIWA’s Year of Weather AUTUMN – March, April, May Highest temperature 33°C, at Leeston on March 17 Lowest temperature -6.9°C at Middlemarch on May 22 Highest 1-day rainfall 231.8mm, at North Egmont on March 11 Highest wind […]

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Summer Series 2017 – A year of new knowledge

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – A year of new knowledge

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summer Series 2017 – A year of new knowledge It’s been a year of discovery for NIWA scientists who now know more than they did 12 months ago  – their top five discoveries for the year range from the bottom of […]

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Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench Scientists exploring the Kermadec Trench believe they have retrieved the deepest ever sediment sample from the bottom of the ocean using a wire-deployed corer. The sample was obtained at 9994m deep […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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