[ASC-list] Places still available for Geoscience Australia's World Wind tour of earthquakes and minerals - Tuesday 5 June - Canberra [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Kate.Lehane at ga.gov.au Kate.Lehane at ga.gov.au
Mon May 28 23:24:31 UTC 2012

Come and find out about the latest technology geologists are using to monitor earthquakes and help uncover Australia's hidden mineral wealth

Places are still available for our virtual 3D tour of some of Australia's key national geophysical and mineral datasets using Geoscience Australia's innovative open-source 3D World Wind Data Viewer<http://www.ga.gov.au/products-services/maps/interactive-3d-models/world-wind-3d-data-viewer.html>, followed by a visit to the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre<http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards/our-capabilities/monitoring/tsunami-warning.html> (JATWC). Three tours are being offered at 10am, 12pm and 2pm on Tuesday 5 June, with numbers strictly limited to 20 visitors per tour. For bookings, please ring 02 6249 9324 or email media at ga.gov.au<mailto:media at ga.gov.au>.
Geoscience Australia geophysicist Richard Chopping will also be presenting a public seminar on the topic of Searching the Deep Earth: uncovering Australia's hidden mineral wealth from 11am - 12pm on Wednesday 6 June. He will explain the cutting-edge techniques being used to discover Australia's hidden mineral resources, and talk about some of the innovative high performance computing research being undertaken to help secure Australia's economic future.

If you miss out on taking part in Geoscience Australia's Innovation Week activities<http://www.ga.gov.au/education/public-events/aps-innovation-week-2012.html>, they will be showcased again as part of Geoscience Australia's annual Open Day<http://www.ga.gov.au/education/public-events/open-day.html> on Sunday 19 August during National Science Week<http://www.scienceweek.net.au/>.

Kate Lehane
Science Communicator
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Phone:  +61 2 6249 9324    24/7 Media Hotline:  1800 882 035
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