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Atmospheric monitoring: When one estimate is not enough

16 March 2018

An atmospheric monitoring experiment has shown that using a combination of techniques provides a more accurate estimate of possible greenhouse gas emissions rather than relying on a single technique.


Australia leading the world in the latest mineral resource statistics

05 March 2018

The Australian Government has released the latest Australia's Identified Mineral Resources (AIMR) report.

Canberra set to become the sand capital of Australia

12 February 2018

Long summer days and memories of the beach: Canberra is set to become the sand capital of Australia, with Geoscience Australia now housing the most comprehensive set of sand samples in Australia.

ELVIS's excellence recognised on world stage

22 January 2018

Geoscience Australia's Elevation Information System (ELVIS) has won the Geospatial World Excellence Award for Application of Geospatial Technology in Open Data Platform at the Geospatial World Awards.

Undersea maps reveal GBR in unparalleled detail

19 January 2018

High-resolution sea floor maps released today show 1.5 million square kilometres of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef in unprecedented detail. 

Next generation of geoscientists uncover their potential at Geoscience Australia

18 January 2018

Australia's most talented science students are investigating real-world problems at Geoscience Australia throughout January. During their visits they will find and analyse a potential mineral deposit using the same techniques that our scientists use in the field and laboratories.

More accurate navigation when Santa comes to town

22 December 2017

It will now be easier for Airservices Australia to track Santa and his crew when he enters Australian airspace this Christmas, thanks to two recent developments by Geoscience Australia and partners.

Australia officially moves 1.8 metres northeast

15 December 2017

Australia's coordinates have officially moved 1.8 metres northeast, with Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today launching Australia's new coordinate reference frame, the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020). 

Revealing the secrets of Australia's Antarctic history

08 December 2017

Geoscience Australia is taking the history of Australia's Antarctic science online, with the digital publication of field notebooks documenting the work of our pioneering Antarctic geoscientists from as early as the 1960s.

A wave of tsunami modellers descends on Canberra

06 December 2017

Geoscience Australia has welcomed tsunami modelling experts from across Australia for a workshop to develop nationally-consistent guidelines for tsunami hazard modelling in Australia.

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