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

28
Sep
2017
Speaker: Dorrit Jacob (Macquarie University)
Perhaps one of the most exciting paradigm changes in mineralogy in the last decade was the discovery of non-classical crystallization pathways and how widely spread they are in
03
Oct
2017
Speaker: Ms Louise Schoneveld (RSES)
This presentation aims to enlighten the audience on the most important factors that control the partitioning of trace elements between plagioclase, clinopyroxene and melt.
05
Oct
2017
Speaker: Michael Garcia (University of Hawaii)
Kilauea on the island of Hawaii is one of the best studied volcanoes on Earth with >100 years of geophysics, field and gas monitoring.
12
Oct
2017
Speaker: Andrew Feitz (Geoscience Australia)
Reducing emissions from the extraction, transportation, and burning of fossil fuels is an important mechanism for many countries in order to limit their greenhouse gas emissions
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

Past events

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
18
Apr
2017
Speaker: Prof. Simon Harley (University of Edinburgh)
Ultrahigh-temperature, or UHT, metamorphism occurs where rocks of the continental crust are subjected to temperatures in excess of 900°C at pressures of 0.6-1.2 GPa, with peak-T
13
Apr
2017
Speaker: Mr Rhys Hawkins (RSES)
One of the important tools in determining the composition, structure and dynamism of the Earth is seismic tomography.
11
Apr
2017
Speaker: Mr Chris Cline II (RSES)
The lateral variability of seismic properties within the upper mantle is broadly correlated with tectonic province, with diagnostic differences observed among mid-ocean ridge, s

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