Blog Entries

Summer school on attribution and prediction of extreme events

This Northern Hemisphere summer, Acacia Pepler, Mitchell Black and Andrea Dittus attended the WCRP-ICTP Summer school on attribution and prediction of extreme events in Trieste, Italy.

DPG Summer School: “Physics of the Ocean”, Bad Honnef, Germany

Chris and Shirley started their magical European adventure in Germany at the Physikzentrum or “German Hogwarts”, in the sleepy little town of Bad Honnef.

Ministry of Silly Walkers/Talkers finishes

Jules predicted, from experience, that we would all have a really fun time until about 2am on the first night.

Winter School 2014

This year’s winter school was held in the Research School of Earth Sciences at ANU over the week of June 16-20. This year’s theme was geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD), allowing us to take advantage of ANU’s world class GFD lab.

Alpine Summer School, Valle d'Aosta, Italy

Nicola Maher and David Hutchinson were lucky enough to attend the Alpine Summer School on climate dynamics, stochastics and predictability in the Alps of north-western Italy.

Sailing in the South Pacific Ocean

Isa Rosso took part in a research project aboard the N B Palmer. This is the first of her blogs about the voyage.

Wet feet in the tropics

On tropical Tuvalu Erik van Sebille is up to his knees in the surf, fighting waves that threaten to knock him over and carrying a great big stick in one hand and gaffa tape in the other to explain climate change and sea level rise.  Yup, it's just another day talking to the media.

Darwin HIWC field Campaign – a student’s perspective

As I write this, I am sitting in the Bureau of Meteorology’s Darwin office.

My life as a news reporter

Sophie Lewis recently spent three weeks based at The Age newspaper seeing how news stories move very quickly from rough ideas and into print.

A tale of lighthouses, strawberries and fluid dynamics: Part 2

After the AMF Fluids Conference, Penny flies to Hamburg to spend six weeks at the Max Planck Institute.

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