The Three Sisters at Echo Point, Katoomba - image courtesy Paul Harvey

New South Wales

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Talks & Events

Monthly Division Meetings
Date: Talks are held the 2nd Thursday of the month

Upcoming Meetings

12 October 2017 - NSW Division Monthly Meeting
Topic: Regional mapping with the Geological Survey of NSW: projects and directions
Speaker: Phil Gilmore (Geological Survey of NSW)
Location: City of Sydney RSL, 565 George Street, Sydney
Time: 5:30pm

GESSS NSW Registration
10 November 2017 - GESSS NSW -Earth Sciences Student Symposium
For more information please visit the Symposium website here.
Past Meetings
14 September 2017 New South Wales Division Meeting
Topic: Towards a grand unified theory of the Earth's interior: Marrying geophysics, geodynamics, and geochemistry
Speaker: A/Prof Juan-Carlos Afonso, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie Uni

5 August 2017 New South Wales Division Meeting
Topic: Eastern Australia's submarine landslides and their tsunamogenic potential
 Dr Samantha Clarke, School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney

13 July 2017 
New South Wales Division Meeting
Topic: River piracy in the Caribbeans: evolution of fault arrays and river networks within the plate triple junction of Guatemala
Speaker: Dr Gilles Brocard 

11 May 2017 - New South Wales Division Meeting
Topic: Hydrothermal activity in the Eastern Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea: A natural laboratory, or the birthplace of a new industry?
Speaker: Dr Chris Yeats, NSW Geological Survey

13 April 2017 - New South Wales Division Meeting and Annual General Meeting

Topic: Unravelling a miner's myth that environmental contamination in mining and smelting towns is naturally occurring
Speaker: Prof Mark Taylor, Macquarie University


Chair: Paul Harvey, Macquarie University

Secretary: Carmen Braz, University of Sydney

Treasurer: Anthony Lanati, Macquarie University

Newletter Editor
Mira van der Ley, UNSW

Kelsie Dadd, Curious Minds – Girls in STEM
Sabin Zahirovic, University of Sydney
Stephanie Hawkins
Melinda Deacon
Elizabeth Dowding
Joanna Parr, CSIRO
Kenny Lo, UNSW Undergraduate
Angela Lay, UNSW postgraduate
Graham Carr, formerly of CSIRO