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