Public Talks Archive

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

Is there a future for carbon capture and storage in Northern Australia?

05 March 2014

A recently completed geoscience study by Geoscience Australia indicates that the Petrel Sub-basin (Bonaparte Basin), offshore Northern Territory, is geologically suitable for the storage of CO2.

The petroleum industry supporting community-led conservation in the Kikori Delta of PNG

26 February 2014

University of Canberra guest speaker Professor Arthur Georges will talk about his industry-supported conservation project in Papua New Guinea, studying the large riverine pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta.

Dynamic topography of the Australia Plate

26 February 2014

Dr Karol Czarnota will explain results of new research indicating that most prominent topographic features of the Australian landscape and offshore sedimentary basin bathymetry are the expression of convective circulation beneath the Australian Plate.

Overview of the 2014 offshore acreage release areas for petroleum exploration

25 February 2014

Australian Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release Areas.

Contemporary social mapping

25 February 2014

Geoscience Australia geospatial expert Simon Costello will explore some of the social drivers behind government mapping programs at a National Library of Australia seminar being held in conjunction with the 'Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia' exhibition.

New tsunami modelling capability developed through Japan-Australia collaboration

04 November 2015

A number of research groups in Japan, including the Japan Agency of Marine-Science Technology, Meteorological Research Institute and the Earthquake Research Institute, have developed a high-performance tsunami simulation code, JAGURS. The new code addresses not only the conventional wave equations use for tsunami modelling, but also the equations that incorporate frequency dispersion that become important in shallow water and harbours.

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