Speaker: Dr. Fabio A. Capitanio (Monash University, Melbourne)
Examples of deformations in continent interiors are many, yet they remain unexplained by plate tectonics theory.
Speaker: Dr. Fred Jourdan (Curtin University, Perth)
The history of life on Earth is punctuated by large mass extinction events, with five large ones occurring in the Phanerozoic and several smaller ones occurring between them.
Speaker: Dr. Richard W. Henley (RSES, Earth Materials and Processes)
Chemical data for fumaroles and for atmospheric gas and ash plumes from active arc volcanoes provide glimpses of the rates of release of metal and metalloids, such as Tl and Cd,
Speaker: Prof. Reid R. Keays (Monash University, Melbourne)
The Skaergaard Intrusion of East Greenland is the host for significant magmatic PGE and Au mineralization (the Platinova Reefs).
Speaker: Prof. Brent McInnes (John de Laeter Centre, Curtin University)
Helium (4He), in addition to the radiogenic isotopes of Pb, is a natural fission product of the U and Th decay series.