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The Aurora Underground is a podcast hosted by archaeological geophysicist and heliophysicist Dave the grave Hunter, who is the Director of Hunter Geophysics, a Melbourne-based geophysical consultancy (he finds unmarked graves in cemeteries for a job). Join Dave for news about the Aurora Australis, Australian cemeteries, heritage, archaeology, and geoscience. Podcast photograph (the Aurora Australis as seen from a cemetery in Tasmania) was taken by Andrew Klapton.

The Aurora Underground David Hunter - Hunter Geophysics

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The Aurora Underground is a podcast hosted by archaeological geophysicist and heliophysicist Dave the grave Hunter, who is the Director of Hunter Geophysics, a Melbourne-based geophysical consultancy (he finds unmarked graves in cemeteries for a job). Join Dave for news about the Aurora Australis, Australian cemeteries, heritage, archaeology, and geoscience. Podcast photograph (the Aurora Australis as seen from a cemetery in Tasmania) was taken by Andrew Klapton.

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    SHAG after dark 2

    SHAG after dark 2

    Join administrators of the Southern Hemisphere Aurora Group (“SHAG”) for a chat about aurora forecasting and photography. Check out the Southern Hemisphere Aurora Group on Facebook if you are interested in the Aurora Australis. If you would like to make any suggestions for future episodes of the podcast, or any constructive criticism, please send Dave an … Continue reading "Episode 7: SHAG after dark 2"

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    SHAG after dark 1

    SHAG after dark 1

    Join administrators of the Southern Hemisphere Aurora Group (“SHAG”) for a test broadcast and brief chat about aurora forecasting. We didn’t really have a plan for this broadcast, so things get a bit slow at times. Our next episode will follow a plan and hopefully won’t be quite so boring… haha! Check out the Southern … Continue reading "Episode 6: SHAG after dark 1"

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    GPR-SLICE tutorial video (podcast): processing ImpulseRadar Raptor multichannel GPR data

    GPR-SLICE tutorial video (podcast): processing ImpulseRadar Raptor multichannel GPR data

    In this video, I process an ImpulseRadar Raptor multichannel GPR dataset. The Raptor allows you to mount multiple GPR antennas side-by-side within one antenna housing, allowing you to collect multiple lines of GPR data while only walking along one line. This video uses a dataset that does not have GPS or Total Station navigation data. … Continue reading "GPR-SLICE tutorial video (podcast): processing ImpulseRadar Raptor multichannel GPR data"

    Episode 5: laser engineer, geophysicist, teacher, and pilot Dr Zara Dennis

    Episode 5: laser engineer, geophysicist, teacher, and pilot Dr Zara Dennis

    Zara Dennis has lived a hugely-varied life, and she’s only just getting started. In 2016, Zara combined her passions for science, flying, and teaching, and created a new educational outreach programme known as SciFly. Zara flies to rural schools throughout Australia, spreading the joy that is STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). SciFly’s website can … Continue reading "Episode 5: laser engineer, geophysicist, teacher, and pilot Dr Zara Dennis"

    • 46 min
    Episode 4: ROCKET LAUNCH ALERT

    Episode 4: ROCKET LAUNCH ALERT

    SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will be launching the JCSAT-16 mission into orbit on Sunday. Please see www.spacex.com/webcast to watch the launch and rocket landing live.

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    Episode 3: engineering, programming, and aurora forecasting with Carl Gruber

    Episode 3: engineering, programming, and aurora forecasting with Carl Gruber

      Carl Gruber is a mechanical engineer-turned-programmer and aurora forecaster. Ian Musgrave takes up his new role as our “astrono-porter” (astronomy reporter) and fills us in on what’s happening in the night sky for the rest of August, 2016. Please see www.auroraaustralis.space for forecasting workshop tickets and to join the Southern Hemisphere Aurora Group on … Continue reading "Episode 3: engineering, programming, and aurora forecasting with Carl Gruber"

    • 47 min

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