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Geosciences Australia open day

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 19 Aug 2012
  • Location: Australia (Symonston)
  • Venue: Geoscience Australia
  • Language: English

Description

Geoscience Australia will open its doors on Sunday 19 August for its annual Open Day as part of National Science Week. Discover how scientists from Australia's national geoscience organisation are working to reduce Australia’s carbon footprint, helping communities better prepare for natural disasters and uncovering Australia’s hidden mineral wealth.

There will be a diverse program of activities, science displays, tours and talks that will showcase Geoscience Australia’s wide range of work in the fields of petroleum, mineral, marine, mapping, groundwater and natural hazard research.

Come and learn how earthquakes are detected, pan for gold, sieve for sapphires, tour the purpose built building, view Australia in 3D or become a mineral detective

Additional information

http://www.ga.gov.au/about-us/news-media/news-2012...

Target audience

Public event

How to register

For more information contact: education@ga.gov.au

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, GIS & Mapping
  • Hazards:Drought, Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Australia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27880

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