Past events

18
Sep
2019

Differences in the rates and character of the last two glacial terminations - Ed Gasson (Bristol) »

12pm 18 September 2019

Ed Gasson tells more about his recent work on modelling past ice sheets (and ice shelf) for the penultimate glacial period (MIS 6), and explores possible reasons for the differences between the two glacial terminations.

17
Sep
2019

Linking turbulent convection to large-scale ocean dynamics »

4pm 17 September 2019

Taimoor Sohail (RSES) will present his PhD Thesis work on turbulent convection and its impact on ocean circulation.

13
Sep
2019

Geology @ ANU 60th Reunion »

12.30pm 13 September 2019

Join us to celebrate the past, present and future of Geoscience at ANU This September come and celebrate our 60th Anniversary with our incredible alumni, current students and researchers. This event is about giving our alumni the chance to revisit campus, see the many changes, reunite with colleagues...

11
Sep
2019

Early-warning signals for abrupt ocean deoxygenation: What can we learn from XRF-core-scan records of sedimentary trace metals? »

12.30pm 11 September 2019

Rick Hennekam (NIOZ) tells us about novel application of XRF-core scanning to unravel deoxygenation events recorded in the sedimentary record using examples from the eastern Mediterranean basin.

11
Sep
2019

Reconstructing monsoon-driven surface water mixing from Southeast Asian corals »

12pm 11 September 2019

Sujata Murty (WHOI) will present coral-derived records of sea surface salinity and ocean circulation to examine the role of the East Asian Winter Monsoon (EAWM) in surface water mixing variability throughout the Makassar and Lombok Straits.

28
Aug
2019

Gulf Stream intensification after the early Pliocene shoaling of the Central American Seaway »

12pm 28 August 2019

Alexandra Auderset (Max Planck Institute for Chemistry) will tell us about her PhD research into the intensification of the Gulf Stream following the shoaling of the Central American Seaway during the Pliocene.

22
Aug
2019

Remote sensing of the elastic properties of solids: a journey from seismology to laser ultrasound (and back) »

1pm 22 August 2019

Dr van Wijk of the University of Auckland presents a variety of techniques for determining the properties of solids.

20
Aug
2019

Cosmogenic 10Be and paleomagnetic records of the Earth’s magnetic field history : news and views. »

11.30am 20 August 2019

Cosmogenic Be records provide a second technique for determining the strength of Earth's magnetic field. Intercomparison of results from Be analysis and traditional measurement of paleomagnetic intensity provide insights into the accuracy of the geomagnetic record and the evolution of Earth's magnetic field.

16
Aug
2019

A Royal Australian Navy perspective on operational oceanography »

2pm 16 August 2019

This presentation will focus on showing Scott's experience on operational oceanography as a METOC in the Navy.

14
Aug
2019

Lies, damned lies, and palaeomagnetic statistics »

12pm 14 August 2019

Dave will take us on a palaeomagnetic statistics journey that links Elizabeth I of England, Edmond Halley, ANU's role in the plate tectonic revolution, pizza margarita and Dolly Parton... as well as discussing the future of palaeomagnetic inference.

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