Four successive seismic events along the South African coast – cause for concern?
Although South Africa is not a high-risk area for tsunami events, four earthquakes within a space of five months served as a reminder to coastal disaster management bodies that our coast is not entirely immune.
Dr Rob Skelton receives country’s highest postdoctoral research rating
The National Research Foundation’s P-rating is typically awarded to fewer than seven people a year across all disciplines. P-rated researchers are considered likely to become future international leaders in their fields.
A tribute to an exceptional Earth System Scientist and his instructive role in SAEON and ILTER
A conclusive part of the remarkable legacy left by internationally renowned scientist Bob Scholes is the creation of SAEON and EFTEON, through which his good work is continued, locally and internationally.
SAEON hosts its first online Fame-Lab® competition
Addressing topics ranging from terrestrial to oceanic science, the enthusiastic competitors presented their research to a public audience in under three minutes, with some using props to better explain their topic.
Learners from Ba-Phalaborwa were taken on a tour of the Oxford water-quality monitoring stations to learn more about water-monitoring techniques and processes and the technologies that enable water quality control.