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Marine geoscience takes centre stage

26 June 2014

A marine coastal setting seems like the most likely location for the annual conference of the Australian Marine Sciences Association - however this year it is being held in Canberra.


Marine treasures of Tasmania's Flinders Island

20/06/2014

Marine geoscientists have gained an amazing underwater view of the Flinders Commonwealth Marine Reserve, located off northeast Tasmania.

Release of updated Australian Energy Resource Assessment

13/06/2014

Geoscience Australia and Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics have released an update of the Australian Energy Resource Assessment.

GovHack: promoting open access to our data

03/06/2014

As part of our commitment to providing open access government data, Geoscience Australia is hosting a DataJam session in the lead-up to GovHack.

Dynamic topography of Australia's margins

30/05/2014

It is well known in the geosciences that most of the Earth's topography and bathymetry is a consequence of tectonic plates thinning or thickening along their boundaries.

Towards an understanding of social vulnerability and resilience to disasters

29/05/2014

Science can tell us much about the nature of floods, how fires behave and the response of a building to strong winds. However, not as much is known about how a person will behave or react in the face of unfolding disaster.

Spaceship Earth exhibition opens in Sydney

22/05/2014

The iconic Spaceship Earth philosophy that reversed our inward view of our planet has now inspired a new satellite imagery exhibition that opens in Sydney this week.

Antarctic minerals new to science

20/05/2014

Some very special Antarctic rocks, containing rare minerals which have never been found anywhere else on Earth, will now be protected under international treaty.

The Budget 2014-15

13/05/2014

Read about the outcomes for Geoscience Australia in the Budget 2014-15. Our Agency's budget report is incorporated in the Department of Industry Portfolio Budget Statement 2014-15.

South Australian town tops annual list of Australian earthquakes two years in a row

07/05/2014

The small town of Ernabella (Pukatja) in South Australia has recorded the largest earthquake in the nation for two consecutive years, experiencing a 5.7 magnitude event in both 2012 and 2013.


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