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

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

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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