Professor Richard J Arculus

ANU College of Science
Research School of Earth Sciences

Volcanoes (both on land and underwater), Pacific “Rim of Fire”, tectonics (large-scale movements of the Earth’s tectonic plates), submarine hydrothermalism, underwater minerals, geology of the western Pacific

Science - Earth Science

My news stories

Professor Richard Arculus. Image Charles Tambiah and MNF
23 November 2015

Scientists drilling into the ocean floor have for the first time found out what happens when one tectonic plate first gets pushed under another.

The international expedition drilled into...

The volcano cluster off Sydney's coast. Image MNF.
13 July 2015

Australia's new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 metres of water.

Professor Richard Arculus,...