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19 February 2015Models derived from geophysical properties of rocks are an important source of information about the geological structure hidden below the Earth's surface. Australia is fortunate to be the sole occupant of a single continent and provides the perfect laboratory for continental-scale studies of these geophysical properties.
17 February 2015Australia will now be able to lay claim to the best geophysical data coverage of all the continents on Earth following the release of the sixth edition Total Magnetic Intensity (TMI) Anomaly Grid of Australia and the third edition Radiometric Map of Australia datasets.
20 January 2015Australia's top Year 12 science students are gathering in Canberra as part of the National Youth Science Forum to learn first-hand about a major challenge for Australia - how to find and secure future water resources for the nation.
08 January 2015A recent science exchange hosted by the Chinese Geological Survey has given Australian and Chinese researchers a chance to share expertise in greenhouse gas monitoring technologies.
07 January 2015Fires continue to burn across parts of South Australia as the heatwave emanating from central Australia raises temperatures in the region.
12 December 2014
Australia's marine geoscience capability is today strengthened by the official commissioning of RV Investigator, the nation's newest scientific research vessel.
01 December 2014
This summer, a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers are heading to Antarctica to uncover the secrets of the icy waters adjacent to Casey station.
27 November 2014Researchers from across Australia have joined together to develop a comprehensive set of digital maps of the country's soil and landscape attributes.
24 November 2014A collaborative minerals project being undertaken in the Stavely region of western Victoria is helping to reduce exploration risk for explorers by improving understanding of the subsurface geology and its potential for mineral systems.
21 November 2014Geoscience Australia contributes to a greater understanding of natural hazard and disaster exposure through observations of water from space.