Dr. Vince Neall, MNZM
Dr. Vince Neall is an Emeritus Professor of Earth Science at Massey University. His principle research has focussed on the volcanic history of Mt. Egmont/Mt. Taranaki and Mt. Ruapehu. Other research projects have taken him to Antarctica for three summer seasons, to Tavenui in Fiji, to Lopevi in Vanuatu, to West New Britain in Papua New Guinea, and to the Cascade Ranges in the US as a Fulbright Scholar to study volcanic soils and hazards. Vince is a Companion of the Royal Society of New Zealand, a Fellow of both the New Zealand Soil Science Society and the Geological Society of America, and a past member of the International Program Committee for the Millennium Science Initiative in Chile. Vince recently edited Plains’ Science 3, a book about Manawatu science discoveries, innovations, and inventions.