Blog Entries

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

Extension of ACCESS climate model simulations to 2020

Reseachers have just extended a set of Australian climate model simulations on the ACCESS model through to the year 2020.

The 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology

In early July, Markus Donat and Andrew King attended the 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology (IMSC) held in Jeju, South Korea.

A magical meteorological tour at UK Science Museum Archive

Earlier this year, Linden Ashcroft was partially funded by the CoE to visit the archives of the UK Science Museum in London as part of her PhD research at the University of Melbourne focussed on historical weather records in Australia

ACCESS model used to view natural variations

Continuing our Australian contribution to the international CMIP5 endeavour, we have just completed our second climate model simulation using only natural climate variations.

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