LINKS – a portal to Australian & International Geoscience Resources
This page provides links to interesting and useful geoscience organisations and information globally. To propose a new link for this page send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Australian Science Teachers Association
||The Australian Science Teachers Association is a federation of eight state and territory Science Teacher Associations (STAs).
||CODES is the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits. Formed in 1989 at the University of Tasmania, the Centre has grown substantially over the years and is now widely regarded as a global leader in ore deposit research. It is home to 35 highly qualified research staff and 85 postgraduate students, further cementing its position as the largest university-based team of ore deposit researchers in the world. The Centre is located at the Hobart Sandy Bay campus of the University of Tasmania (Geology/Geography/Physics building), alongside the School of Earth Sciences.
|Earth Science Western Australia
||ESWA is to support the teaching of earth science in schools by developing teaching and learning resources, providing professional development for teachers, presenting at schools and assisting with field experiences for students. AIG is a supporter of ESWA. A brochure explaining ESWA’s role is available here.
||Edumine provides short courses, live webcasts and online courses for lifelong learning in mining, supported by a network of mining schools and course providers. AIG members have access to a dedicated Edumine campus.
||GeologyDegree is site dedicated to providing useful guides and resources on geology degrees. Are you passionate about studying the Earth and its life forms? Are you rock or mineral collector with a keen interest in learning about the natural world? Then, perhaps earning a degree in geology is a smart move.
|Macquarie University: Earth and Planetary Sciences
||The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia, offers career oriented undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Geology.
|National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training
||Based at Flinders University, with 12 partner universities, a growing list of more than 10 industry partners, and formal linkages with some of the world’s leading groundwater research organisations, the NCGRT brings together nearly 200 Australian and international researchers to pool their knowledge and expertise.
||The Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP) is designed to help middle school [upper Primary and lower Secondary] teachers make better use of their time teaching Earth Science. AIG is a TESEP Gold Partner.
||Geosceince education resources for teachers and lecturers from kindergarden to undergraduate level prepared by USGS scientists and educators.