Blog Entries

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

By David Hutchinson and Nicola Maher

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.

A tale of lighthouses, strawberries and fluid dynamics: Part 1

Penny Maher recounts a conference in Newport, Rhode Island, and six weeks research at the Max Planck Institute.

How trade winds can change ocean carbon uptake

Variations in the strength of the equatorial trade winds could impact the ocean’s ability to take up and store carbon dioxide (CO2) if they persist on time scales in the order of decades or centuries

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