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Department of Geology event archive

POSTPONED - Geology, Sociology and Camel Safety: Bruce Harvey

Monday, 30 March 2020

AusIMM Discussion Group: Geology, Sociology and Camel Safety – Social Performance in Mining.
A talk by Bruce Harvey on Monday 30th March 2020
Please RSVP your intention to attend by email to: by Monday 23rd March, for catering purposes.

AF8 Roadshow: The science beneath our feet

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Join us at the Hutton Theatre at the Otago Museum on Tuesday 17th March, 5.30pm for a public talk by leading Alpine Fault scientist Dr Caroline Orchiston (University of Otago / AF8 Science-lead) and hear about what the impact of an AF8 event might look like in your region.

Marine anoxia during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

A research seminar presented by PhD student Sophie Gangl who will talk about improving understanding of how the complex ocean-atmosphere system is likely to respond to today’s high atmospheric CO2 levels; and includes global warming, ocean acidification, sea-level rise, and ocean de-oxygenation or anoxia.

Abbotsford Landslip – 40 years on

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Presented by Andrew Gorman: Historical context of the Abbotsford landslip and its use in teaching undergraduate students, and Lee Patterson (Stantec): Dunedin City hazards mapping in the context of the Abbotsford landslip.

Climate secrets buried beneath the Southern Ocean

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Ship-to-shore live stream from the scientific drilling research ship, JOIDES Resolution, with paleoceanographer, Dr Christina Riesselman, and paleoclimatologist, Dr. Chris Moy.