Tag Archive: NESP

RP2 Heatwaves & cold Air Outbreaks – December 2020

December 12, 2020 4:43 pm Published by Comments Off on RP2 Heatwaves & cold Air Outbreaks – December 2020

The past four months have seen the Heatwaves and Cold Air Outbreaks research program focus very much on improving our capacity to understand and help others in research and industry get an insight into the impact of extreme heat events.

Knowledge Brokerage Team Report – December 2020

December 12, 2020 3:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Knowledge Brokerage Team Report – December 2020

The challenges of 2020 have impacted our briefing notes but we combined forces with NESP ESCC to produce an impressive overview of climate sensitivity. Our mid-term review has invigorated the team and a science-teacher workshop is well underway for AMOS.

Knowledge Brokerage Team report – August 2020

August 18, 2020 10:51 am Published by Comments Off on Knowledge Brokerage Team report – August 2020

The Knowledge Brokerage Team farewells James Goldie who moves ot the Monash Climate Change Communications Research Hub, adds a briefing note highlighting sudden stratospheric warming, and increases its reach in developing school lesson plans.

Need for prediction of marine heatwaves

July 29, 2020 11:40 am Published by Comments Off on Need for prediction of marine heatwaves

CLEX researchers and colleagues have highlighted the need for the development of systems to predict marine heatwaves, which are a growing threat to marine ecosystems and industries as the climate changes.

Graduate Director report – August 2019

August 1, 2019 4:00 am Published by Comments Off on Graduate Director report – August 2019

Melissa Hart recounts the recent winter school and introduces "the alumni sessions", where CLEX alumni from a broad range of industries and career paths share career advice and strategies.

Our first full year: ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

December 7, 2018 3:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Our first full year: ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

As the year draws to a close and we pause to look back over 2018, it’s not surprising that with the ending of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science (ARCCSS) on June 30 and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX) building up a head of steam after its first full year, we have packed a lot into the past 12 months.

Canberra 2032: a perfect storm

November 27, 2018 11:13 am Published by Comments Off on Canberra 2032: a perfect storm

It is February of 2032, and Canberra is living and breathing a warmed climate. Temperatures have climbed above 40 °C. Drought across south-east Australia has drained Canberra’s water supply, while bushfires burn the neighbouring national parks. This was the hypothetical scenario given to 40 or so young professionals from a range of professional backgrounds (defence, engineering, finance, state/federal government, academia, medicine) who attended the Earth Systems and Climate Change (ESCC) Hub’s latest Young Professional event.