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Liquefaction features produced by the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence in southwest Christchurch, New Zealand, and preliminary assessment of Paleoliquefaction features
(Seismological Society of America, 2016-08)
Liquefaction features and the geologic environment in which they formed were carefully studied at two sites near Lincoln in southwest Christchurch. We undertook geomorphic mapping, excavated trenches, and obtained hand ...
Effect of land use and soil organic matter quality on the structure and function of microbial communities in pastoral soils: Implications for disease suppression
(Public Library of Science, 2018-05-07)
Cropping soils vary in extent of natural suppression of soil-borne plant diseases. However, it is unknown whether similar variation occurs across pastoral agricultural systems. We examined soil microbial community properties ...
Rest areas on tourist highways
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
Rest areas on New Zealand tourist highways' have primarily been provided as features to increase the safety of road users by making provision for rest stops. However from the point of view of the tourist they also provide ...
An evaluation of self-governance in the New Zealand Bluff oyster fishery - The indicator system approach
The use of self-governance as a fisheries management tool is increasing in New Zealand and elsewhere. Researchers argue that in theory self-governance can lead to improved outcomes, but evaluating actual benefits is difficult ...
Institutionalising the picturesque: the discourse of the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Despite its origins in England two hundred years ago, the picturesque continues to influence landscape architectural practice in late twentieth-century New Zealand. The evidence for this is derived from a close reading of ...