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Finding Resilience – the technology behind locating and responding to natural hazards
August 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
During this field trip, you will visit places around Wellington that are hazard-prone and find out what data and what information people and organisations need, to recover quickly from emergencies. Stand on a road overlooking a beach and work out where you will go in a tsunami. Find out how tsunami maps are made. Go downtown and inspect a main road that sits on a fault line. Find out how earthquake maps are made. Go to the Hutt River and see evidence of previous floods and how they are managed. Find out how flood maps are made. Relate these hazards to your local area. This online field trip is free for NZ teachers and their classes.