A list of useful resources/links
Email lists in the climate sciences
Job ads in meteorology, oceanography and climatology, includes postgraduate/postdoc and summer/winter school opportunities.
Disseminates notices regarding conferences and workshops, data availability, calls for papers, positions available, as well as requests for information.
A list for paleoclimatic researchers and scientists to discuss paleoclimate-related research.
Provides information on funding and training opportunites in the Australian Academy of Science.
Academic/Professional Societies you should consider joining
Most societies have discounted, or even free, memberships for students.
A wiki space for CoE students to share information and resources. Access is restricted to current CoE students.
DISCCRS- DISsertations initiative for the advancement of Climate Change ReSearch
Connects young researchers across multiple disciplines working in climate change.
A free on-line book on Python for new users, tailored to the atmospheric and ocean sciences.
A blog and e-mail list for users of Python in the atmospheric and ocean sciences.
An online Python tutorial.
A blog newspaper dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis, edited by Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of research training at the Australian National University.
A Practical Guide to Becoming a Better Writer, Speaker, & Atmospheric Scientist- book, website and blog.
How to prepare a really lousy submission. Some tips for making journal submissions that will have a fast track to rejection from the Water Resources Research editorial team.
Data portals which have collated observational data for climate model comparison:
US - NCAR Climate Data Guide: http://climatedataguide.ucar.edu/
British Atmospheric Data Centre: http://badc.nerc.ac.uk
WMO Global Weather and Climate Extremes: http://wmo.asu.edu/#global
Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change: http://www.ndsc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/
Southern Ocean Observing System Portal: http://soos.aodn.org.au/soos/