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Australian hot and dry extremes

Extraordinarily warm temperatures above Antarctica cause hot and dry extremes in Australia, researchers warn

Changes in springtime winds high above the South Pole are set to trigger higher than usual temperatures and fire-prone weather conditions in Australia, an international study involving Monash scientists has warned.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 8 October, 2019
Heatwave

Melbourne and Adelaide night temperatures amplified by heatwaves, study finds

As if the daytime heatwave temperatures weren’t bad enough, Melbourne and Adelaide residents will also have to put up with nightly temperatures significantly higher than surrounding rural areas thanks to amplification caused by the

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 24 January, 2019
Hail the new storm

Hail the new storm app for citizen scientists

If you are a stormchaser or just someone who loves the theatre of wind, lightning, heavy rain and hail when a storm whips through, then you are perfectly placed to help climate science.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 17 October, 2018
Research sheds new light on understanding Pacific Trade Winds

Research sheds new light on understanding Pacific Trade Winds

Named for their ability to help sailors with trade in the 14th century, the ‘Pacific Trade Winds’, had a profound influence on political geography with captains using them to cross the

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 22 May, 2018
Climate change

Monash scientists partner in new ARC centre on extreme weather and climate

Monash Science is set to play a key role in studying climate change with the appointment of four top researchers from the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment to the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 11 April, 2018