Journal article

Strong proximal earthquakes revealed by cosmogenic He-3 dating of prehistoric rockfalls, Christchurch, New Zealand

Benjamin H Mackey, Mark C Quigley

Geology | GEOLOGICAL SOC AMER, INC | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by a Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to Mackey. The NZ Earthquake Commission provided financial support. We thank K. Farley and the California Institute of Technology Noble Gas Lab for <SUP>3</SUP>He analysis. B. Bradley provided peak ground velocity data and insightful commentary. Constructive criticisms from S. Stacey, S. Brocklehurst, and T. Stahl improved the manuscript. G. Stock, M. Stirling, and an anonymous reviewer provided insightful reviews of an earlier version of this manuscript. We thank the residents of Rapaki for access to the site, and L. Vick for modern rockfall data. Plots in Figure 3 were made from the Camelplot.m code written by Greg Balco.