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The role of government geoscience in the minerals industry

24 September 2014

Australia's mineral resources are an important component of the nation's wealth, both economically and socially. Governments across Australia recognise the challenges facing the minerals industry in continuing to make the discoveries essential to the success of the industry and health of the economy.

Earthquake modelling to create safer communities in southeast Asia

23 September 2014

Participants from around southeast Asia are meeting in Canberra to be trained in state of the art earthquake modelling techniques to better understand the potential impacts on their communities.

Become connected during Earth Science Week

18 September 2014

The count-down is on to Earth Science Week 2014, with annual celebrations due to kick-off in a few weeks. 

'No earthquake in Charleville' confirms Geoscience Australia

12 September 2014

Geoscience Australia has determined a previously identified earthquake occurring near Charleville, Queensland last Friday, was a shock wave caused by a large truck explosion on the Mitchell Highway near Wyandra.

Developing better techniques for monitoring CO2 storage

04 September 2014

Ensuring the effective and permanent storage of carbon dioxide is essential for any carbon capture and storage project. 

Collaborative project improves CO2 storage understanding

28 August 2014

A new book which provides a detailed account of the CO2CRC's Otway Project, Australia's first demonstration of deep geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2), was launched at Parliament House by Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane.

Crowds rock in for Open Day

26 August 2014

The 2014 Geoscience Australia Open Day has again proved to be a pinnacle National Science Week event, welcoming the community in to learn more about our work and hopefully inspiring some of our younger visitors to become tomorrow's geoscientists.

Improving access to Geoscience Australia's spatial data

26 August 2014

Geoscience Australia's ability to provide data in useable formats for stakeholders and the public is key to maximising the uptake and use of our data.

New atlas of Southern Ocean marine life

25 August 2014

A new marine biodiversity atlas that provides the most thorough audit ever of marine life in the Southern Ocean has distinct Australian links.

New apps explore geological time

21 August 2014

Geoscience Australia is entering the world of mobile apps with the release of two new apps that explore geological time.

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