Biography of Dr Nerilie Abram

Dr Nerilie Abram Associate Investigator Research School of Earth Sciences The Australian National University Phone: Email:     BSc (Advanced) with Honours, University of Sydney (2000) PhD, Earth Sciences, Australian National University (2004)     Biography Nerilie Abram uses palaeoclimate records to study how Earth’s climate has behaved in the …

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Biography of Duncan Ackerley

Duncan Ackerley Research Fellow Monash University Email: Researcher ID: A-8052-2013     Biography I am going to use the Australian Community Climate and Earth System Simulator (ACCESS) to investigate the representation of climate variability and climate change with a view to developing a low-resolution of ACCESS that is useful for multi-millennial …

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Biography of Mandy Freund

Mandy Freund PhD Student The University of Melbourne Email: Supervisors: David Karoly   Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Meteorology (Freie Universität Berlin)   Thesis Title Comparison of climate model simulations with Australasian paleoclimate data covering the last 1000 years Biography Mandy’s research uses high-resolution palaeoclimate archives to reconstruct …

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Biography of Maxime Colin

Maxime Colin PhD Student CCRC Matthews Building, UNSW Phone: Email: Supervisors: Steve Sherwood, Jason Evans, Sandrine Bony     Thesis Title Representing tropical deep convection in global climate models: focus on the behaviour of slippery thermals and the importance of convective memory. Biography Maxime started his PhD at UNSW in 2014. Using numerical …

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Biography of Dr Claire Vincent

Dr Claire Vincent Research Associate School of Earth Sciences University of Melbourne Email:     B.Sc. University of Melbourne B.Eng. (hons) University of Melbourne Grad. Dip. Meteorology Australian Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre PhD (Mesoscale Wind Fluctuations over Danish Waters) Technical University of Denmark   Thesis Title Mesoscale Wind Fluctuations …

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Dealing with the media

What media relate to your work The newspapers are not your rival When do you contact the media How the Media Manager will assist ARCCSS Tips for the interview     If your job benefits the media.   Research found that citation rates would rise by 70% in the first …

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Winter School 2015- Biogeochemistry of the Earth System

Ocean colour image, courtesy of NASA. Winter School 2015 attendees- For supplementary material including the schedule, a Winter School welcome pack, recommended prior reading, presentation slides and lab instructions, click here. Note- this page will be continuously updated up to, during, and after the Winter School week so be sure to keep …

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Small eddies produce global effects on climate change

Animation from NCI: A high resolution (1/20°) regional simulation of the Southern Ocean, including a peek at a submesoscale (1/80°) resolving nested simulation showing eddies and jets. Picture (left): Rough Ocean by CSIRO images. The increasing strength of winds over the Southern Ocean has extended its ability to absorb carbon dioxide, effectively delaying the …

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Stuck-in-the-mud plankton reveal ancient temperatures

New research in Nature Communications showing how tiny creatures drifted across the ocean before falling to the seafloor and being fossilised has the potential to improve our understanding of past climates. The paper published in Nature Communications, Ocean currents generate large footprints in marine paleoclimate proxies. ( doi:10.1038/ncomms7521 ), has identified which planktic foraminifera …

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CliMDDIR portal moves into beta version

The Climate Model Downscaling Data for Impacts Research (CliMDDIR) project has hit the road, just as a new software developer, Carlo Piva, has joined the team. Over the past two months the team has been meeting with the NSW and ACT Regional Climate Model (NARCliM) project team, explaining the functionality of a …

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