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From Monsoons to Desert: 50 Million Years of Australian Climate History

June 27, 2019 7:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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

UNSW-CAN1: What does Antarctica tell us about climate change in Australia?

August 14, 2018 6:29 pm Published by Comments Off on UNSW-CAN1: What does Antarctica tell us about climate change in Australia?

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.