Kaikoura Earthquake – Complex Rupture & Mountain Building

Working with collaborators at GNS New Zealand (Ian Hamling and colleagues), we¬†have been examining the major Kaikoura earthquake from November 2016 which shook the South Island. By using the latest satellite instruments and data, combined with field observations, we were able to constrain the complexity of this multi-fault rupture and determine the magnitude of uplift…