Professor Richard J Arculus

Research School of Earth Sciences
ANU College of Science

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...
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...