Geology for Global Development

Friday Photo: Pressure ridges from the Kaikoura earthquake


This photo was taken by Jack Williams from the University of Otago during mapping of the surface rupture from the recent Kaikoura earthquake. It shows pressure ridges in road from subsidiary strand of Hundalee Fault. You can read more about his field work on yesterday’s blog.

Rosalie was the Himalayas Programme Officer for Geology for Global Development and writer for the GfGD blog. She is a geochemist and a postdoc at the University of Oxford.