Most Surtseyan style eruptions involve a relatively small amount of water encountering magma. But the explosion in January this year at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcanic island erupted in a particularly spectacular fashion and the cause is still not yet fully understood.
Karyna Rodriguez, Neil Hodgson, Searcher Seismic and Julia Davies, Discover Geoscience
Bottom Simulating Reflectors (BSRs) occur at the base of a shallow gas hydrate layer in many of the world’s deepwater basins, but how can they be used to assist basin modellers in their exploration and production workflows?
Neil Hodgson and Karyna Rodriguez; Searcher Seismic
A triangular feature identified in modern seismic on the Papuan Plateau went 'viral' on social media amongst the geoscience community as geoscientists from all over the world debated their theories on this geological puzzle.
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In April OMV, with partners OMV Sapura and Mitsui, announced the success of the Toutouwai-1 well in the Taranaki Basin Block 60093 offshore New Zealand’s. However, further exploration drilling to test for oil and gas is on hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions.