RSES Seminars

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You can view all planned RSES SeminarsNote that seminar dates are subject to change until they are properly advertised!

All seminars held in the Jaeger 1 Seminar Room, Research School of Earth Sciences, 142 Mills Rd, Acton ACT 2601.

Upcoming events

26
Oct
2017
Speaker: Richard Blewett (Geoscience Australia)
Northern Australia is resource rich – it boasts many world-class deposits such as iron ore (Pilbara), Cu-Au (Tennant Creek), diamonds (Argyle), Cu-Pb-Zn (Mt Isa), U (Ranger) and

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Past events

15
Jun
2017
Speaker: Prof Thorsten Becker (University of Texas, Austin)
Plate tectonics can be understood from the dynamics of the cold, top thermal boundary layer of Earth's mantle which is convecting over timescales of millions of years.
13
Jun
2017
Speaker: Richard Skelton (RSES)
Dislocations are linear topological defects which divide slipped and unslipped regions of a crystal lattice, which play an important role in determining the critical stress for
08
Jun
2017
Speaker: Dr Richard Ernst (Carleton University, Canada, and Tomsk State University, Russia)
Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs) represent large volume (>0.1 Mkm3; frequently above >1 Mkm3), mainly mafic (-ultramafic) magmatic events of intraplate
01
Jun
2017
Speaker: Dr Gideon Rosenbaum (University of Queensland)
The recognition of curved orogenic belts (oroclines) in modern and ancient tectonic environments provides crucial information for tectonic reconstructions.
18
May
2017
Speaker: Dr Mark Kendrick (RSES)
It was long assumed that subduction zone metamorphism acts as a barrier to recycling of volatiles into the Earth’s mantle.  In particular, the inability of noble gases to form c

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