AusGeo News  June 2005  Issue no. 78

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icon-tsunami articleGeoscience Australia’s role in the Australian Tsunami Warning System

Federal government initiative to provide a warning system for future tsunamis. >>More | Download PDF



icon - perth risk hazards articleNew results on natural hazards in Perth

A major assessment of natural hazard risk for the Western Australian capital has been completed by Geoscience Australia in partnership with federal, state and local agencies. >>More | Download PDF



icon - Mt Isa data articleNew data on rock ages from Mount Isa Inlier

A new geological event framework has been produced for 1800-1650 million year old rocks from the Western Ford Belt of the Mount Isa Inlier. >>More | Download PDF



icon - WA earthquake articleWA rocked in the old days

South and central west Western Australia experienced major earthquakes in prehistoric times. >>More | Download PDF



icon - geochemical articleRiverina geochemical survey a national first

Baseline geochemical surveys have been conducted for most developed countries, but not yet for Australia. In a country as large and diverse as Australia, an initial step in the development of a national low-density geochemical map needs to be the pilot testing of geochemical survey methodologies in representative regions displaying contrasting topographic, drainage and climatic conditions. >>More | Download PDF



icon - 3D inversion article3D inversion modelling in the Tanami region

New modelling techniques that use existing gravity and magnetic data, such as the recently developed three-dimensional inversion modelling, can enhance our understanding of the Tanami region by enabling construction of 3D geological models. >>More | Download PDF



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