RSES Seminars

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You can view the calendar for all future scheduled RSES Seminars.

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

Upcoming events

25
Sep
2018
Speaker: Ms Jen Prichard (RSES)
Hawaii is the archetypal example of intra-plate 'hotspot' volcanism, yet the mechanisms of plume formation, hotspot volcano formation, and the nature of chemical heterogeneity i
27
Sep
2018
Speaker: Caroline Tiddy - University of South Australia
Mineral exploration is known as a boom and bust industry.
02
Oct
2018
Speaker: Ms Hannah James (RSES)
Isotopic analysis of human remains has become a key scientific technique employed to gather direct evidence of the diet and mobility of past populations.
04
Oct
2018
Speaker: Prof Mike Coffin - University of Tasmania
Phytoplankton in the ocean supply half of the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere.
01
Nov
2018
Speaker: Penny King, RSES
A fundamental question in earth and planetary systems is: how are chemical elements distributed from high temperature in the planet's interior to low temperatures at the surface

Past events

20
Feb
2014
Speaker: Evan J. Gowan (RSES, Geophysics)
The Laurentide Ice Sheet reached its maximum extent at the Last Glacial Maximum, 26,500-19,000 years before present.
13
Feb
2014
Speaker: Claire Thompson (RSES, Ocean and Climate Geoscience)
Copper (Cu) has often been termed a Goldilocks element regarding its role in marine systems.
11
Feb
2014
Speaker: Professor Martin Kennedy (University of Adelaide)
The rise of atmospheric oxygen from an initially reducing Earth is widely considered a prerequisite for complex animal life.
12
Dec
2013
Speaker: Irina Zhukova (RSES, Earth Materials and Processes)
Olivine with major element composition approximately (Mg0.9Fe0.1)2SiO4 is the principal mineral in the Earth’s upper mantle and, as a consequence, its chemical and physical prop
05
Dec
2013
Speaker: Chris Chapman (RSES, Earth Physics; CSIRO, Wealth from Oceans Flagship)
Strong, narrow currents called “jets” are ubiquitous phenomena in geophysical fluids.

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