February 19-21, 2019
IMAS Building, ground floor
20 Castray Esplanade
Battery Point, TAS, 7004

Workshop agenda

Tuesday: Sea Ice Modelling workshop
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together the (Australian) community interested in sea-ice modelling and related aspects. Click here for more information.

Wednesday morning: Joint SAM & sea-ice session
A joint session with participants of both workshops to be focused primarily on the rapid decline of Antarctic sea-ice extent in 2016 as well as sea-ice trends.

Wednesday ~11am to Thursday afternoon: SAM workshop
The aim of the SAM workshop is bring people together to discuss research and ideas related to the SAM. ‘SAM’ is used here to refer to anything describing, related to and impacted by the SH extratropical atmospheric circulation e.g. the SAM, eddy-driven jet, zonal-wave-3, extreme rainfall and temperatures, Southern Ocean, Antarctic sea-ice etc. The Thursday afternoon will focus on progress and plans towards the research goals of the CLEX Variability program.

Registrations for the workshop have now closed.

The workshop draft agenda is available  here

A list of attendees can be viewed here

A map of the meeting location can be viewed here

Both workshops are free to register and attend. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea are included. Please note that CLEX is able to provide some funding assistance for travel costs, with priority given to students and ECRs. If you are at a CLEX university please contact your CLEX admin to arrange travel. For all others please contact Julie Arblaster (julie.arblaster@monash.edu)

In order to reduce-reuse-recycle, if possible, please bring-your-own water bottle and keep cup for tea breaks as well as a name badge from a previous meeting.


  • Sea Ice Workshop
    Petra Heil (University of Tasmania) and COSIMA
  • CLEX SAM Cluster Workshop
    Julie Arblaster (Monash University), Matthew England (UNSW), Nerilie Abram (ANU), Andy Hogg (ANU)