This collection contains all the articles from Volume 2, Number 1, 1968 of the Earth Science Journal.

  • Coverpage and Contents

    Waikato Geological Society (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    Coverpage and Contents from Volume 2, Number 1, 1968 of Earth Science Journal.
  • Chronology of fans and terraces in the Galatea Basin

    Pain, C.F.; Pullar, W.A. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    Air-borne volcanic ash beds are used to date fans and terraces in the Galatea Basin and to outline the depositional history of this part of the Rangitaiki Valley. The basin is interpreted as a fault-angle depression formed ...
  • The role of mass-movement in shore platform development along the Gisborne coastline, New Zealand

    McLean, R.F.; Davidson, C.F. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    Tidal shore platforms form a conspicuous part of the coastal scenery north of Gisborne, New Zealand. Some of these platforms are being extended landward under present-day conditions. Present widening results primarily from ...
  • Bioerosion on shore platforms developed in the Waitemata Formation, Auckland

    Healy, T.R. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    Bioerosion - the removal of lithic substrate by the erosive activities of living organisms- has not previously been discussed for New Zealand shore platforms. This paper aims at drawing attention to bioerosion as a process ...
  • Development of laboratory instrumentation for the study of soil erodibility

    Bryan, Rorke B. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    In order to carry out a study of the relative efficiency of various erodibility indices, and of the relative erodibility of soils developed in the Peak District of Derbyshire (England), three instruments were developed. ...
  • An analysis of the effect of topography on rainfall in the Taieri catchment area, Otago

    Hutchinson, Peter (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    In an area of 2500 square miles, consisting of the Taieri Catchment basin and adjoining areas, there are only 37 rain gauges for which there are records for more than four years. Since the topography is varied, it is ...
  • The climatic character of the Auckland rural area

    Sparrow, Christopher J. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    The characteristics of the climate of the rural area surrounding the Auckland urban area are discussed. Data used, is predominantly from published reports of the New Zealand Meteorological Service giving annual summaries ...
  • A review of urban climatology

    McBoyle, G.R. (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    The review attempts to elucidate the history of interest and the developing research work done in the field of urban climatology, with special emphasis on temperature. References are made to the works of certain researchers ...
  • Book reviews and Book notices

    Waikato Geological Society (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1968)
    Book reviews and Book notices from Volume 2, Number 1, 1968 of Earth Science Journal.

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