The fundamental of Space Geodesy is the observation of the dynamics of the Earth, such as its rotation on its axis, changes in shape, and the external gravitational field etc., which allow for the monitoring of the Earth system in general. Space Geodetic techniques, such as Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) / Global Positioning System (GPS), as well as Interferometric Synthetic Aperture R ...[Read More]
The Tectonic Memory of the Mantle
The study of the mantle aids in our understanding of the Earth’s tectonic evolution. In this week’s news and views, honours student Mr. Robert Marks shares his thoughts. Mr. Marks received his Bachelors (Hons) degree from the University of Wollongong under the supervision of Dr Nicolas Flament. The Earth’s mantle is filled with subducted slabs, which are remnants of tectonic plates tha ...[Read More]
Meet the blog illustrators: Trud Antzée
Communicating research to a broad audience is always difficult for scientists. Because of their ability to translate ideas into visuals that can be used to communicate information to a wide range of audiences, scientific illustrators are critical to the communication of scientific information. In this week’s blog, we are introducing Trud Antzée, one of our blog illustrator. Trud Antzée is a former ...[Read More]
Geodynamics: It’s in the air we breathe!
Have you ever wondered how Earth became habitable. In this week’s news and views, we have Fabio Capitanio, Associate Professor at Monash University sharing insights into the role Geodynamics in the evolution of Earth and life on it. Our planet has unique features which make it suitable for life. Understanding how the Earth became habitable is necessary to answer the most fundamental question ...[Read More]