Public Talks

Geoscience Australia regularly hosts a series of public talks for a range of technical and general audiences delivered by leaders in their respective fields, including the Geoscience Australia Wednesday Seminars and Distinguished Geoscience Australia Lecturer (DGAL) series. A selection of these talks are filmed and are available online for on demand viewing after the presentation. Subscribe to receive details of upcoming talks via email.

The Northern Houtman Sub-basin: geology and hydrocarbon prospectivity
The Northern Houtman Sub-basin Project acquired a regional 2D seismic survey in 2014-15. Subsequently these data have been interpreted and used to increase understanding of the geological evolution and hydrocarbon prospectivity of this frontier area.
Date: 22 November 2017
Time: 11.00am
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia

Introduction to a new open source R package - "spm: Spatial Predictive Modelling", using novel, accurate, hybrid geostatistical and machine learning methods
This presentation is about a new package, "spm: Spatial Predictive Modelling", on CRAN for R users. It will introduce the developmental history of novel hybrid geostatistical and machine learning methods in spm, and the applications of spm to relevant datasets.
Date: 29 November 2017
Time: 11.00am
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia