Location: Monash University (Clayton campus)
Sea ice is a key indicator of climate change. Previous studies have investigated the change of sea ice for Arctic or Antarctic separately, but the studies of the possible linkages between these two polar regions are limited.
In this project, the selected student will use the satellite-based data obtained from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) to give an overall comparison of the sea ice variations in Arctic and Antarctic during the recent decades.
This project would be suitable for students who are interested in the Arctic/Antarctic climate and with some experience of/ or interest in developing skills in programming and visualisation (e.g.: Python, NCL, MATLAB etc).