Posts for August 2015

Solutions in EngineeringAdvanced Roadside Barrier System

Transurban’s Innovation Grant Scheme has enabled a new research Project focused on the development of Advanced Roadside Barrier Systems. Conventional roadside safety barriers are used in large numbers and thus are optimized for cost efficiency. However, they do have significant limitations […]

Earth SciencesNew System to Construct Speleothem Fabrics Time Series

New Comprehensive System to Construct Speleothem Fabrics Time Series S. Frisia ¹ & A. Borsato [1] School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia SCOPE The systematic documentation of calcite fabrics in stalagmites and flowstones provides robustness to […]

Geography, Environmental Studies and Development StudiesThe Guardian view on geography: it’s the must-have A-level

The Guardian, 14 August 2015 It used to be a Cinderella subject. Now, in a world that increasingly values people who can work across the physical and social sciences, geography’s all the rage A star is born. Geography, for so […]

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  1. Hwa

    Thank you for the write up. I surely agree with what you're saying. I have been talking about this subject a lot lately with my brother so hopefully this will get him to see my point of view. Fingers crossed!

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Earth SciencesPalaeoclimatic significance of Phosphorus in speleothems revealed by XRF

A re-evaluation of the palaeoclimatic significance of Phosphorus variability in speleothems revealed by high-resolution synchrotron radiation micro XRF mapping   S. Frisia ¹, A. Borsato ¹, R. N. Drysdale ², B. Paul ³, A. Greig ³, and M. Cotte 4 […]

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  1. Isobel Fitzpatrick

    Wow! How long have these studies been going on and when will we see some concrete results? I have to admit that I needed to Google a few of the words that I didn't quite understand. The main point though is that this is very interesting.

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