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From Monsoons to Desert: 50 Million Years of Australian Climate History

June 27, 2019 7:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Stephen Gallagher (University of Melbourne). From Monsoons to Desert: 50 Million Years of Australian Climate History   Description The 2019 Howitt Lecture – a joint presentation between the Royal Society of Victoria and the Geological Society of Australia (Victoria Division) Geoscience in Australia can be uniquely challenging. The harsh, arid and intense monsoonal climate of our continent generally destroys much evidence of its past activity over millions of years on land. Offshore, however, the story is different. The ocean floor receives and preserves huge... View Article