ORGANIZER(S): Australia - government
Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 19 Aug 2012 Location: Australia (Symonston) Venue: Geoscience Australia
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
Short URL: http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27880