Welcome Back RV Investigator

Investigator__cruise_imagesWelcome back to the geoscience crew from the ECOSAT II voyage on the RV Investigator! After braving close to 10 meter high waves and over 50 knot winds on their approach into Hobart, the team made it back safely with an impressive haul of rocks, geophysical data and the experience of a lifetime. … Read more…

Research voyage onboard the RV Investigator

RV_InvestigatorBon voyage! Today, a group of scientists, headed by Dr. Simon Williams from the School of Geosciences, have boarded Australia’s state-of-the-art marine research vessel, the , for a 14-day voyage. The voyage departed from Lautoka, Fiji and is currently headed towards the Fairway Ridge, an uplifted but submerged part of the Lord Howe Rise, northwest of New Caledonia. … Read more…

Joanna Tobin awarded ASEG NSW Student Scholarship

Congratulations to Honours student Jo Tobin who has been awarded the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG) NSW Student Scholarship! The aim of the scholarship is to promote and encourage geophysics related research and education. Jo’s Honours project focuses on the numerical simulation of the Papuan fold and thrust belt. The project involves the use of Underworld software, and looks at … Read more…

Summer Scholarship Students 2016

QGIS application in field geology Basin GENESIS Hub Supervisors: A/Prof Patrice, Dr Sabin Zahirovic, Luke Mondy, Prof Dietmar Müller Jo Tobin Geographic information systems (GIS) have played a significant role in the advances in geologic field data analysis. This project involves the use of QGIS (an open source, community driven GIS which runs on Linux, Windows … Read more…

EarthByters attend University of Sydney Open Day

Sydney Uni Open Day

We are very proud of our team of volunteers who represented EarthByte at the University of Sydney Open Day on Saturday. EarthByte had six volunteers who set up at 8am, and presented activities at the Eastern Avenue hands-on interactive stations until 4pm. This is a great outreach activity, and very reassuring to see the new generations get … Read more…

EarthByte welcomes four new Research Assistants

New Research Assistants - 19 August 2015

This week EarthByte welcomes new Research Assistants Jodie Pall, Lauren Harrington, Joanna Tobin and Lena O’Toole to the group. Lena, Lauren and Joanna are hired through the Basin GENESIS Hub project and Jodie is hired through a Discovery project fund. Congratulations and welcome! Our long-time Research Assistants Serena Yeung and James Egan will also be working with the … Read more…