Seismic & volcanic activity seminar speakers – 20 September 2007 Day session 1-5 pm: (15 minutes per speaker) Speaker 1.00 pm Mark Bebbington Jon Proctor 2.00 pm Associate Professor, Massey University PhD Student and Research Officer, Massey University Michael Turner PhD Student Anke Zernack PhD Student Ian Chapman (Presented by Shane Cronin) Bob Stewart MPhil EM Student Vince Neall Massey University Brad Scott/ Steve Sherburn GNS Massey University 3.00 – 3.15 pm Afternoon Tea Steve Sherburn GNS 4.15 pm - Topic When: Forecasting the probability of eruptions from Taranaki Where: Numerical modelling of lahar and mass-flow hazards from Mt Taranaki: A new generation of hazard mapping. Why: The geochemical and eruption-style cycles at Mt Taranaki: The drivers of volcanic eruptions. How: Rebuilding the volcano from its pieces: A history of repeating collapse and regrowth of Mt Taranaki. Wow: The risk of Taranaki volcanism to electrical infrastructure in the Taranaki region. Gas and gadgets – hunting volatiles in magmas What can we learn from the 2007 Ruapehu lahar in understanding Taranaki? Monitoring Egmont volcano, an overview of the volcano-seismic network, its history and results to date. Imaging Mt Taranaki using seismic data Kevin Fenaughty GNS GeoNet’s information – what can we do for you Tom Wilson Massey University Hugh Cowan EQC Agricultural impacts of volcanism – preliminary evacuation model for cattle from the Taranaki region and the potential impacts on water supply from ashfall Who: EQC- your white knight? Questions/panel/open discussion Evening Session 7.30-9 pm (25-30 minutes each for first two presentations) Speaker Topic Shane Cronin Massey University Brad Scott/Steve Sherburn et al GNS Mike Langford Des Paulsen Hugh Cowan Taranaki Regional Council EQC Will it bang, bubble or fizz? Progress in understanding the types of volcanic eruptions of Mt Taranaki. What is Egmont volcano up to: How do we know, how can you keep in touch, how will we tell you and what should you do. Get ready…volcanic eruption EQC- your white knight?