Browsing by Author "Shane, Phil A.R."

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  • Far-flown markers

    Lowe, David J.; Alloway, Brent V.; Shane, Phil A.R. (Geoscience Society of New Zealand with GNS Science, 2015)
    Tephras are fragmentary materials that are blasted explosively into the air during volcanic eruptions. Distributed throughout Zealandia, tephras provide useful markers for connecting and dating land surfaces, sediment ...
  • Far-flung markers

    Lowe, David J.; Alloway, Brent V.; Shane, Phil A.R. (Geological Society of New Zealand in association with GNS Science, 2008)
    Tephras are fragmentary materials that are blasted explosively into the air during volcanic eruptions. Distributed throughout Zealandia, tephras provide useful markers for connecting and dating land surfaces, sediment ...
  • Fingerprints and age models for widespread New Zealand tephra marker beds erupted since 30,000 years ago: a framework for NZ-INTIMATE

    Lowe, David J.; Shane, Phil A.R.; Alloway, Brent V.; Newnham, Rewi M. (Elsevier, 2008-01)
    The role of tephras in the NZ-INTIMATE project is a critical one because most high-resolution palaeoclimatic records are linked and dated by one or more tephra layers. In this review, first we document eruptive, distributional, ...
  • Guidebook for Rangitoto Island AQUA field trip, Auckland, 2016

    Lowe, David J.; Shane, Phil A.R.; de Lange, Peter J.; Clarkson, Bruce D. (School of Science, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Rangitoto is arguably Auckland’s most beautiful and omnipresent landscape feature. It is a symmetrical, ~6-km wide, basaltic shield volcano that last erupted ~550‒500 cal. yr BP (c. 1400‒1450 AD), not long after the arrival ...
  • Rangitoto Island field trip, Auckland

    Lowe, David J.; de Lange, Peter J.; Shane, Phil A.R.; Clarkson, Bruce D. (Geoscience Society of New Zealand, 2017-11-28)
    Rangitoto, Māori for ‘blood red sky’ (also ‘lava, scoria’), derives from the phrase Ngā Rangi-i-totongia-a Tama-te-kapua (the full name for the island) meaning “the day the blood of Tamatekapua was shed”, referring to a ...