Posted on September 28 2010

Humboldt State Department of Geology has a two member team conducting a reconnaissance investigation of the effects of the 4 September 2010 Canterbury earthquake that caused upwards of $4 billion NZ in the region around Christchurch. Associate Professor, Dr. Mark Hemphill-Haley and graduate student, Paul Sundberg, have been in the area since 26 September to observe the structural, geological and societal impacts of the earthquake. They are blogging about their observations on this website and posting photographs to Facebook. The blog is located at