Public Talks Archive

A selection of the following public talks have been filmed and are available online for on demand viewing after the presentation.

Imagine the possibilities with the N H (Doc) Fisher Library

27 May 2015

This presentation will celebrate Library and Information Week 2015, by highlighting the vast array of geoscientific information resources held by the Geoscience Australia's N H (Doc) Fisher Library.

The Atlas of Living Australia

20 May 2015

The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) contains a wealth of information on all known species in Australia, aggregated from a wide range of data providers including museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments, individuals and universities. 

Translating airborne electromagnetic data into geological understanding

13 May 2015

Dr Ian Roach will outline the benefits of airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey data as a key tool for mapping geology undercover and the potential implications for understanding the energy, minerals and regional geology. 

New approaches to tsunami and earthquake source characterisation

06 May 2015

Professor Phil Cummins will give an overview of new approaches to understanding earthquake rupture and tsunami generation, and how this new information will potentially be used in future tsunami warning and forecasting systems.

ICT IS Information Forum

29 April 2015

The latest ICT Information Forum hosted by Geoscience Australia's Chief Information Officer Antony Stinziani will include updates on current ICT initiatives and activities taking place across Geoscience Australia. 

Guided tour of Geoscience Australia's laboratories

22 April 2015

Ever wanted to find out how rocks, oil, gas and water are analysed? Now's your chance! Following a brief introductory overview, take a tour through some of Geoscience Australia's laboratories.

The inevitability of disaster and how to change the outcome

15 April 2015

The inevitability of disaster, and how a change in thinking can change the outcome, covers some of the recent severe to catastrophic disasters including the Canberra fires. Emergency Management Australia's Mark Crosweller proposes a set of principles in which to view disasters differently.

Science-based verification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

08 April 2015

Malcolm Coxhead from the Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office will report on a case study of how science mixes with politics as part of the verification procedures for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.

The Australian Geoscience Data Cube - its national and international applications

01 April 2015

The Australian Geoscience Data Cube is a novel approach for analysis of satellite imagery and other geospatial datasets. Earth observation satellites have been continuously passing over Australia since at least 1972.

Meet Geoscience Australia's 2015 Graduates

25 March 2015

Nine graduates were selected into the 2015 Geoscience Australia Graduate Program. Come along to meet the successful graduates and find out about their journey to Geoscience Australia.

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