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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

21
Nov
2017
Speaker: Mr Chris Renggli
Sulfur dioxide is the most abundant sulfur-bearing volcanic gas species on Earth, with approximately 10 Mt SO2 emitted from volcanoes globally each year.
23
Nov
2017
Speaker: Laurie Menviel (Macquarie University)
Atmospheric CO2 increased by 90 ppm during the last deglaciation, but the sequence of events leading to this increase remains poorly constrained and a combination of
30
Nov
2017
Speaker: Dietmar Muller (University of Sydney)
Rapid global environmental change compels us to better understand what makes our planet habitable in the long run.  Fundamental questions are: What can we learn from the geologi
07
Dec
2017
Speaker: Derya Guerer (Utrecht University)
Anatolia (present day Turkey) represents part of the Alpine-Himalayan orogen and exposes previously buried and metamorphosed rocks now covering an area of ~300 x 400 km.

Past events

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
11
May
2017
Speaker: Prof. Daniel Neuville, IPGP
Viscosity is a most important physical property of silicate melts as it controls mass and heat transfer in the Earth’s interiors, as well as in high temperature industrial melti

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