New Research Highlight
New research backs ‘lull’ in the geologic record, Earth's mid-life crisis
Published in Nature Geoscience, recent research backs claims that the Earth experienced a ‘geological lull’ in its development around 2.3 to 2.2 billion years ago.
Some recently published results in the journal GEOLOGY links North Queensland to North America at 1.6 billion years ago during the supercontinent Nuna.
Astrobiology Magazine wrote an article on a recent paper (co-authored by our own Dr Ross Mitchell) about the rising phosphorus content in basalts as Earth cools over time. (Image credit: NASA.)
A fantastic article in Scientific American about one of the groups recent publications.
During November 2017 Earth Dynamic Research Group members Amaury Pourteau and Erin Martin, along with Curtin PhD Student Samuel Bain, visited students at East Victoria Park Primary School.
2017 ACTER Field Symposium – Tectonic Evolution and Granite Petrogenesis of the Lachlan Fold Belt, Eastern Australia
The third annual ACTER field symposium was held from 23rd – 29th October, 2017, throughout the Lachlan Fold Belt of regional New South Wales, Australia.
Professor Zheng-Xiang Li announced as a finalist for Scientist of the Year while Dr. Chris Spencer, representing Travelling Geologist, is a finalist in the Chevron Science Engagement Initiative of the Year category.
Important upcoming events
Yichang, Three Gorges Region, CHINA | 1-9 November, 2018
Online Registration is now open.
Adelaide, AUSTRALIA | 14-18 October, 2018
Session 1.1.1 - "Decoding Earth's supercycles: from the core to the crust" is being championed by IGCP 648. See the 2nd Circular here.