Groundbreaking earth sciences for a smart — and lucky — country

Andrew Roberts
Contributors:
Mike Sandiford & Katy Evans

“It is difficult to think of an area of our lives that is not touched by the earth sciences — whether it relates to the energy used to fuel our vehicles and homes or the natural disasters that dominate the evening news, to the dependence of our daily lives on weather forecasting or the precious metals used in electronic devices — to name a few.

Australia is richly endowed with mineral and energy resources and our economy depends heavily on the ease with which we can mine wealth from the earth …”

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