CLEX researchers have developed Australia’s longest daily temperature record, identifying a decrease in cold extremes and an increase in heatwaves around Adelaide since 1838.
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Stephen Gallagher (University of Melbourne). From Monsoons to Desert: 50 Million Years of Australian Climate History Description The 2019 Howitt Lecture – a joint presentation between the Royal Society of Victoria and the Geological Society of Australia (Victoria Division) Geoscience in Australia can be uniquely challenging. The harsh, arid and intense monsoonal climate of our continent generally destroys much evidence of its past activity over millions of years on land. Offshore, however, the story is different. The ocean floor receives and preserves huge... View Article
How does the connection between Antarctica and Australia change over time? This project will help us understand Australia’s long term climate history and the range of extreme rainfall Australia experiences by exploring this connection.