New Zealand geology: Volcanoes, mud and acid

Sarah Westmacott


Region:
West Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £40 + 20p/mile travel
Category:
Science
Updated:
30th November 2019
Tagged:
New Zealand | Volcanoes | Geology | Acid

The tectonic formation of New Zealand is explained before looking at the fascinating geology of the North Island, including several volcanoes (active and dormant), mud pools, geysers, lakes of brightly coloured steaming acid and earthquakes. Detail is given on the Taupo supervolcano and the 1886 Tarawera eruption that changed the face of the Rotorua area forever. The impacts of modern drilling, geothermal power generation and tourism are also explained. The talk is illustrated with a professional PowerPoint presentation that includes original photography taken while travelling and studying in New Zealand’s North Island.

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About Sarah Westmacott

I am a Science teacher specialising in Physics but with a real passion for geology, industrial archeology, radioactivity and beekeeping. I’m an energetic and enthusiastic speaker who gives clear and concise explanations with a professional PowerPoint presentation.


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