Free eBook explores the Ediacaran fossils of the Flinders Ranges
The discovery of fossils at Ediacara, Flinders Ranges changed our understanding of geology and now, a new e-book uncovers the mysteries of this important discovery. The e-book, entitled Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges, was developed by the South Australian Museum, aided by the University of Adelaide’s Felicity Coutts. Readers will discover the process of fossilisation, […]
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Seminar: Are humans the dominant force for change in our atmosphere, seas and land?
The Field Geology Club of South Australia, the Royal Society of South Australia and the Geological Society of Australia (SA Division) jointly present the 2nd Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture by Associate Professor Victor Gostin. Abstract Human control of fire, some two million years ago, ushered in a totally new factor in the earth’s natural cycles. A further […]
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Big wins for our students at the Australian Earth Science Convention
This week, Adelaide played host to the 2016 Australian Earth Science Convention. Researchers gathered from all around Australia to showcase the latest geoscience research. The University of Adelaide was well represented during the convention, having the largest group of Honours and PhD students presenting talks and posters. Such an outstanding turnout was well-rewarded, with the students […]
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Prof Peter Ward podcast available
The podcast from the presentation by Professor Peter Ward is now available for download. Peter D. Ward, Ph.D, is a paleontologist and professor in the Departments of Geology and Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also serves as an adjunct professor of zoology and astronomy. His research specialties include the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction […]
‘The geological record of ocean acidification’ – Guest Speaker Andy Ridgwell
The Sprigg Geobiology Centre presents a free public seminar by Dr Andy Ridgwell from the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol , UK on Monday 5th November 2012. The Seminar is titled ‘The geological record of ocean acidification.’ Andy Ridgwell is Professor of Earth System Modelling and a Royal Society University Research Fellow in […]
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