To celebrate the decadal anniversary of AuScope and the impact that AuScope infrastructure building programs have had on the Australian Earth and Geospatial Sciences research community AuScope held a one-day symposium at AESC in Adelaide 28 June 2016: 10 years of AuScope — infrastructure, impact and innovation. The symposium was followed by a celebratory dinner and the presentation of three awards that honoured the outstanding contribution Australian researchers have made using AuScope infrastructure. To see the winners click here.
AuScope: 10 years of AuScope – infrastructure, impact and innovation
To see the Symposium presentations as a webcast click here.
Theme – Temporal architecture – Research into the evolution and geometry of the Australian Plate
Professor Brian Kennett, ANU
Dr Lucia Plank, University of Tasmania
Ultra-high precision 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of volcanic rocks by multi-collector mass spectrometry – Coming soon
Professor David Phillips, Melbourne University
Dr Pavel Golodoniuc, CSIRO
Theme – Changes and Impacts – Research into the nature and state of the Australian region
The challenges in building a continent-wide VLBI array – Coming soon
Professor John Dickey presented for for Dr Jim Lovell, University of Tasmania
Surface displacements from InSAR in the Perth Basin, Western Australia – Coming soon
Dr Mick Filmer, Curtin University
Dr Jon Huntington
Professor Dietmar Muller for Professor John Cannon, Sydney University
Theme – Science Enablers – Development and use of tools, software and data enabling world class research
Professor Dietmar Muller, Sydney University
Dr Lesley Wyborn
Professor Lutz Gross
An eResearch System for Managing and Distributing Publically Funded Geochemical Data in a Collaborative Environment – Coming soon
Professor Brent McInnes
AuScope – Planning the next decade’s investment in Australian Earth and Geospatial research infrastructure
Mr Nicholas Gruen, CEO, Lateral Economics presented the findings of Lateral Economics work valuing AuScope’s contribution to the Australian economy within a context which explored the economics of information and sets that against a much larger agenda which is building the public goods of the twenty-first century.