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Radiometric Map of Australia promotional movie - Revealing Australia's Secrets

This short movie tells the story of the making of the Radiometric Map of Australia. Scientists at Geoscience Australia have, for the first time, been able to produce a map of Australia showing the distribution of the radioactive elements Potassium, Uranium and Thorium across the continent using airborne geophysical data that have taken over 30 years to acquire. This movie explores the questions: What have we done that is special; Why is it special; How did it all start - history; What is gamma-ray spectrometry; What was the problem encountered and how was it solved; Who uses the map. Flash movie is 17.7MB, 5 Minutes.

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Radiometric Map of Australia promotional movie - Revealing Australia's Secrets
This short movie tells the story of the making of the Radiometric Map of Australia. Scientists at Geoscience Australia have, for the first time, been able to produce a map of Australia showing the distribution of the radioactive elements Potassium, Uranium and Thorium across the continent using airborne geophysical data that have taken over 30 years to acquire. This movie explores the questions: What have we done that is special; Why is it special; How did it all start - history; What is gamma-ray spectrometry; What was the problem encountered and how was it solved; Who uses the map. Flash movie is 17.7MB, 5 Minutes.   PLAY