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Geological map of Western Australia 1:2 500 000, 2015
by Martin, DMcB, Hocking, RM, Riganti, A, and Tyler, IM
Geological interpretation of the West Musgrave Province
by Howard, H, Smithies, RH, Quentin De Gromard, R, Evins, P, and Werner, M
Report 156 Integrated spectral mapping of precious and base metal related mineral footprints, Nanjilgardy Fault, Western Australia
by Wells, M, Laukamp, C, and Hancock, EA
Record 2015/14 Geological map of Western Australia 14th edition: Explanatory Notes
by Martin, DMcB, Hocking, RM, Riganti, A, and Tyler, IM
Record 2016/2 GSWA 2016 extended abstracts: promoting the prospectivity of Western Australia
Record 2016/3 Integrated Exploration Platform (IEP v2.5): An innovative visual analytics platform
by Wong, JC, Holden, E-J, Kovesi, P, Gessner, K, and Murdie, RE
Mapping Western Australia — State geological maps 1894–2015
by Riganti, A, Johnston, J, Hocking, RM, and Martin, DMcB
Rottnest Island — an app showcasing geotourism locations
GSWA has created a beta version of an app for mobile devices which allows users to find attractions, tours and walks in their location. The app finds users based upon their GPS coordinates or proximity to its iBeacons. Did you know that as well as sun, sand, and surf, the little rocky island of Rottnest has some geological features of international significance? GSWA has published a pamphlet on some of the world-class geology found on Rottnest. Using the pamphlet, you can visit nine geological sites round the island from West End (in the far west) to The Basin (just round the corner from Thomson Bay). GSWA has partnered with the Everythere app using its Rottnest Island brochure to allow geotourists to find out geological information when they are riding around the island.
GSWA Open Day 2016 will see the release of processed images for the Eucla–Gawler deep crustal seismic reflection line, which is part of a collaboration between Geoscience Australia (GA), the Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA), the Geological Survey of South Australia and AuScope Earth Imaging (part of the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy). This 870-kilometre survey along the Trans-Australian Railway was conducted across Western Australia’s Nullarbor region during 2013 and 2014. The Eucla–Gawler region is a major geological frontier, buried by extensive sedimentary cover associated with the Eucla Basin (Nullarbor Plain). The region lies between two of the most prospective geological regions in the world, Western Australia’s Yilgarn Craton to the west and the Gawler Craton in South Australia to the east.
Round 13 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) Co–funded Drilling Program will be open for applications from 26 February 2016.
The online system for applications for co-funding of drilling projects to be undertaken in the 2016–17 financial year, will open on 26 February and will close at 5 pm (WST) on 8 April 2016.
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Thursday 9 June
Thursday 27 October
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Record 2015/16 2nd lithosphere workshop
compiled by W Gorczyk, K Gessner, Y Lu, and N Thébaud
Interpreted bedcrock geology of the East Pilbara Craton — Plate 1A
Interpreted bedcrock geology of the East Pilbara Craton — Plate 1B
Interpreted bedcrock geology of the East Pilbara Craton — Plate 1C
This new award will publicly celebrate examples of outstanding leadership that have helped to build strong community partnerships and created positive and meaningful outcomes for communities throughout Western Australia.
Any community group, individual or company operating within Western Australia’s minerals, energy resources or extractive industries is eligible to nominate a project.
Nominations are now open.
All entries for the new award will be assessed against three criteria —leadership/innovation in engagement, benefits of the collaboration and commitment to providing sustainable, and enduring outcomes.
Nominations must be received by Friday 29 April. Submissions will then be considered by an Assessment Panel before a Selection Committee, chaired by DMP Director General Richard Sellers, makes the final decision.
Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion will present the winners with their awards at the annual DMP Awards for Excellence night in October.
For further information visit DMP's Community Partnership.
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