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Shannon Bengtson - A Tool for Probabilistic Assessment of Coastal Inundation in the Pacific
15 September 2021 | Seminar

Sea-level rise poses a significant threat to low-lying atoll communities in the Pacific, where inundation can damage infrastructure, homes, water resources, and crops.

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Yiling Liu - PhD exit seminar: Predictability of temperature and precipitation on interannual to decadal time scales in perfect-model experiments
10 September 2021 | Seminar

This thesis examines the potentially achievable prediction skill of temperature and precipitation on interannual to decadal time scales by analyzing predictability in perfect-model experiments...

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Yi Liu - Amazon rainforest canopy greening or browning during 2005 and 2010 droughts?
25 August 2021 | Seminar

Unprecedented droughts hit southern Amazonia in 2005 and 2010, causing a sharp increase in tree mortality and carbon loss.

Christopher Miller - MethaneSAT: A new observing system targeting oil and gas methane emissions from space
14 July 2021 | Seminar

Methane emissions from the oil and gas (O&G) sector represent a large and growing portion of the global source.

[Postponed due to COVID19 in Melbourne - New date to be confirmed] Stacey Hitchcock - A tale of two quasi-linear convective systems, their mesoscale structure and moisture sources
16 June 2021 | Seminar

Much of the heavy and extreme rainfall in the Melbourne region occurs on days with linearly organized precipitation.

Fiona Johnson - Climate change and hydrological risk – a humanitarian engineering perspective
9 June 2021 | Seminar

Communities across the Global South have adapted to floods, droughts and cyclones over many generations.

Ben Newell - From “Why should I bother?” to “Yes, we can!”: Risk, willingness, and cooperation in action on climate change
2 June 2021 | Seminar

A complete policy response to climate change, habitat destruction, plastic pollution, and other Anthropocene challenges requires action by governments, industries, nongovernmental organizations,...

Benjamin Smith - Land-atmosphere interactions and feedbacks using regional and global Earth system modelling
26 May 2021 | Seminar

Abstract: The vegetated land surface and the ecosystems it hosts are an integral component of the climate system, affecting the energy balance of the atmosphere through...

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Christian Siderius - Climate variability impacts water-energy-food infrastructure performance in Eastern Africa
19 May 2021 | Seminar

The need to assess major infrastructure performance under a changing climate is widely recognised yet rarely practised, particularly in rapidly growing African economies.