Natural Hazards

Event Monitoring

WMO Severe Weather Information Centre (v2.0) - links to observations and official forecasts/warnings

GDACS - Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
Disaster Alert - from the Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)

Global Natural Hazards - NASA Earth Observatory
» with a selected Image of the Day
NOAA Satellite and Information Service - with real-time and imagery of interest

Air pollution monitoring
CAMS Fire activity analyses

 

Earthquakes

GeoNet homepage - NZ geological hazard information
» with latest quake info, recent quakes/map and drum recordings
New Zealand Quake Live - plots and maps using GeoNet data

USGS National Earthquake Info. Center - Global info.
» realtime quake map with interactive controls for time/magnitude
IRIS Seismic Monitor - data+graphs of the latest quakes (global) - USGS data

 

Tsunami

GeoNet tsunami gauges - including de-tided plots from gauges around NZ
Long Waves - alternative plots of GeoNet data

US Tsunami Warning Centers - including PTWC - bulletins/warnings issued on earthquakes of M6.5+

 

Volcanoes

Note: For VAAC links and ash cloud modelling see the Aviation page.

GeoNet NZ Volcanic Alert Levels

Weekly volcano report - from Smithsonian Inst.
Volcano World - current volcanic activity reports and information