Diagnosing the Earth’s most complex compound fracture

Megan Withers

I recreate the tectonic conditions of South Island, New Zealand in a scaled down analogue model and use X-Ray images to provide a diagnosis of the Earth’s most complex compound fracture: the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake.


Biography to come

About the GSA

The Geological Society of Australia was established as a non-profit organisation in 1952 to promote, advance and support Earth sciences in Australia.

As a broadly based professional society that aims to represent all Earth Science disciplines, the GSA attracts a wide diversity of members working in a similarly broad range of industries.