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UNSW04: Tropical cyclones in Australia

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This project investigates the relationship between tropical cyclone characteristics in the Australian sector and the sea surface temperature conditions in the Indian Ocean.

UNSW03: Developing a drought impacts database for Australia

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In this project, you will develop a drought impacts database in a spreadsheet format by mining a wide range of documents.  This database will provide valuable information regarding Australian droughts that will be used for drought research in the future.

UNSW02: Albedo effects on Saharan convection

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Mid-level clouds form with a predictable daily cycle over the Sahara in north Africa. The clouds affect the radiation budget for the region, but form in thin layers that are challenging to correctly simulate in weather and climate models.

UNSW01: Mapping hail boundary conditions in Australia 

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In this project, the student will use high-resolution data to examine the state of the atmosphere in Australia over the last four decades, and produce maps showing hail boundary conditions – that is, where and when hail could or could not occur.