Earth Sciences Seminars - 2020

Researchers from the Department of Earth Sciences host regular seminars to facilitate a collaborative approach which applies cutting-edge methods to issues vital to sustaining our way of life on this planet .

Academics and students from collaborative institutions are also invited to share their research and knowledge when visiting our department and school.

The seminars are open to the public, industry, researchers from other departments, schools and universities, and to current and past students.

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Seminar schedule - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Location: Mawson Lecture Theatre - Mawson building | Map
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00pm (unless otherwise stated)
Date Speaker Presentation
Friday
March 6
Priya
PhD student - University of Adelaide

Reconstructing the late Pleistocene environmental history of South Australia: High-resolution geochronology and palaeoenvironmental proxies.

Friday
March 6
Dillon Brown
PhD student  - University of Adelaide

Exploring styles of metamorphism from the Palaeoproterozoic to the Palaeozoic – a few case studies

(Thursday
March 12)
Madigan LT

Professor Patrick De Deckker
Australian National University

Climatic evolution in the Australian region over the last 94 ka - spanning human occupancy - and unveiling the Local Last Glacial Maximum
Friday
March 13

Dr Sam Boone
Melbourne University

The application of low-temperature thermochronlogy in intra-continental rift settings: Insights from the East African Rift System

Friday
March 20

Professor Balz Kamber
QUT

Petrology and geochemistry of the 1.85 Ga Sudbury impact basins: lessons for the Hadean Earth and the Palaeoproterozoic ocean

Friday
March 27
Alex Simpson
PhD student - University of Adelaide
Thermochronological footprints of fluid alteration, recorded in apatite and calcite
Friday
March 27
Asika Dharmarathna
PhD student - University of Adelaide
Holocene climate variability in south-eastern Australia; an integrated isotope modelling approach at Lake Surprise, Victoria

Friday
(4:10pm)
April 3

Professor Martin Van Kranendonk
UNSW

Geological complexity and the origin of life on land: Promising new insights from deep time Earth and implications for solar system exploration
Friday
April 24

Elaine Smid
University of Auckland
Jenni Hopkins
Victoria University of Wellington

Towards Determining Volcanic Risk in the Urban Auckland Volcanic Field, New Zealand
Friday
May 1
Dr Kathy Ehrig
BHP Olympic Dam
TBC
Friday
May 22
Nick Christie-Blick Why extensional detachment faults are still a problem
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