Tag Archive: ANU

Changing ocean eddies reorganise ocean energy

April 23, 2021 1:01 am Published by Comments Off on Changing ocean eddies reorganise ocean energy

The discovery of changing eddy energy was made by a team of ANU and UNSW researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. Their work, published today in Nature Climate Change, shows clear changes to the distribution and strength of these eddies, which had not been previously detected.

Australia’s Black Summer a climate wake-up call

January 7, 2021 9:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Australia’s Black Summer a climate wake-up call

The 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires are a “wake up call” demonstrating the extreme effects of climate change in Australia, according to a group of experts who’ve published a new study examining the factors that caused the disaster.

PhD opportunities in climate extremes and high impact weather

June 1, 2020 10:58 am Published by Comments Off on PhD opportunities in climate extremes and high impact weather

PhD opportunities are now available to work on projects jointly supervised across the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX) and Bureau of Meteorology. Candidates will be enrolled in one of the CLEX universities and spend significant time at the Bureau of Meteorology. This will allow the student to experience both the University academic and the publicly funded research agency environment.

Search for the golden coral

December 7, 2018 4:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Search for the golden coral

PhD student Jess Hargreaves along with chief investigator Nerilie Abram travelled to Christmas Island to retrieve coral cores that contained more than 200-years worth of detail on sea-levels and rainfall.

Kelp’s record journey exposes Antarctic ecosystems to change

July 15, 2018 1:00 am Published by Comments Off on Kelp’s record journey exposes Antarctic ecosystems to change

When Chilean researcher Dr Erasmo Macaya from Universidad de Concepción and Centro IDEAL stumbled upon foreign kelp washed up on an Antarctic beach, he knew he had found something significant. Research by an international, multidisciplinary team of scientists reveals just how important that finding was.

Research brief: New research rewrites Southern Ocean mixing calculations

April 26, 2018 11:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Research brief: New research rewrites Southern Ocean mixing calculations

World-first modelling research– which used several million CPU hours in Australia’s fastest supercomputer, Raijin, and ran calculations non-stop for over a year – has revealed the Southern Ocean mixes water between the depths and surface far more easily than previously thought.