Dr Caroline Eakin is a Fellow and Senior Lecturer in seismology at the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences.

Dr Eakin’s area of expertise lies in combining seismology and geodynamics to investigate plate tectonic processes.

In particular she is interested in the motion and dynamics of the Earth’s deep interior (the mantle) and how the internal patterns of flow and convection relate to plate tectonics and deformation at the Earth’s surface.

Over her career she has studied a variety of tectonic settings, on both regional and global scales, from subduction zones, to mid-ocean ridges, to the Australian continental interior.


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Deep roots of Australia’s geology revealed

A new study has shown for the first time how Australia’s rich geological history is reflected deep below…

8 October 2021



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Landmark voyage to help uncover Earth’s deep secrets

A team of Australian researchers are about to set off on a landmark voyage to discover more about the Earth beneath our oceans, and what…


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