[ASC-media] Earth Science Week

Sam.Lucia at ga.gov.au Sam.Lucia at ga.gov.au
Fri Oct 10 15:17:22 EST 2003

Geoscience Australia


 Earth Science Week!

For immediate release Friday 10 October 2003

The internationally celebrated Earth Science Week is now in its fourth year.
Find out about the incredible world you live in by logging onto Geoscience
Australia's website where you can unearth all the exciting events happening
near you.  

WHEN:	12th October to 18th October 2003
WHERE:	To unearth activities happening in Australia, visit


Earth Science Week offers the community a chance to gain a better
understanding and appreciation for the Earth and its mysteries. It also aims
to encourage a sense of responsibility for the use and protection of our
natural resources and environment.

During the week, there will be a range of activities across the country put
on by organisations who are involved in the earth sciences. As the
coordinating body, Geoscience Australia encourages community participation in
a variety of earth science based activities across the nation. 

Geoscientists, teachers, students and the public are all encouraged to
explore and discover the connections between earth science and every day

Earth science is an amazing field of research encompassing every aspect of
life on our earth. Everything from volcanism to meteorology, geography to
marine studies and seismology to palaeontology.  There is something to
capture everyone's imagination and interest.

For more information please contact:
Geoscience Australia's 24 hour Media Hotline on 1800 882 035

Samantha Lucia 

Science Communicator
Geoscience Australia
Ph: 61 2 6249 9438
Fax: 61 2 6249 9990
Email: sam.lucia at ga.gov.au
Website: www.ga.gov.au

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