2017 Jaeger-Hales lecture: From water molecules to climate, making sense of Greenland and Antarctic ice core records

Join us on 20th July for the 2017 Jaeger-Hales lecture delivered by Dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte

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Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Dr Jennie Mallela and Dr Sophie Lewis have combined biological data with climate data to provide a clearer understanding of what has coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail

Here’s a short video we made, to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years

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Jessica Hargreaves: 2017 Hales Scholarship recipient

Jessica Hargreaves is studying for a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), and is the 2017 recipient of the Anton Hales Scholarship.

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AusIMM Students Meet Industry Night 2017

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Canberra Student Chapter hosted the annual Students Meet Industry Night on Wednesday the 26th of April

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The Earth’s Inner Core: Revealed by Observational Seismology

State of the art 3D visualisations provide insight into images of the Earth's inner core.

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Earth was barren, mountainless and almost entirely under water 4.4 billion years ago

"Our research indicates there were no mountains and continental collisions during Earth's first 700 million years or more of existence - it was a much more quiet and dull place."

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Scientists discover how world's biggest volcanoes formed

A study led by RSES-ANU scientists has solved the 168-year-old mystery of how the world's biggest and most active volcanoes formed in Hawaii.

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Welcome to the Research School of Earth Sciences

The study of Earth and marine sciences is fundamental to our understanding of the precious balance of life on Earth and how the Solar System in which we live was formed. Our focus is on both Earth processes and environmental science. The Research School of Earth Sciences has many world leading researchers and offers undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as Higher Degree Research opportunities.

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Research stories

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Dr Jennie Mallela and Dr Sophie Lewis have combined biological data with climate data to provide a clearer understanding of what has coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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Quakes illuminate Earth’s inner core

The Earth’s Inner Core: Revealed by Observational Seismology

State of the art 3D visualisations provide insight into images of the Earth's inner core.

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Coral Reef Field Studies

Research-led education on One Tree Island

As we welcome students back for the start of semester, take a look at our students participating in the Coral Reef Field Studies course that we run each summer on One Tree Island.

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Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Australian researchers from the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have produced a remarkable high-resolution animation of the largest El Niño ever

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3D printed fish fossil may reveal origin of human teeth

Yuzhi Hu: 3D printed fish fossil may reveal origin of human teeth

Three-dimensional prints of a 400 million year old fish fossil from around Lake Burrinjuck in southeast Australia reveal the possible evolutionary origins of human teeth.

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Humans have caused climate change for 180 years

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years

An international research project has found human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, proving human-induced climate change is not just a 20th century phenomenon.

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