Scientists have detected a 30 per cent slowdown of the deep ocean currents that form in Antarctica, with profound consequences for Earth’s climate, sea level and marine life.
Antarctic circulation could slow by more than 40 per cent over the next three decades, with significant implications for oceans and the climate.
Three UNSW scientists are honoured for cutting-edge research into climate change and ocean systems, nanomaterials and food and health, and DNA sequencing and gene activity.
The report synthesises the latest science about Australia’s climate – and paints a worrying picture.
A new international study takes a comprehensive look at just how much the oceans have warmed since the 1950s, and where they are headed in the coming years.
UNSW experts are available to comment on the recently announced third La Niña in as many years.
New modelling shows the Southern Ocean to have absorbed the majority of excess greenhouse-related warming due its unique geographic properties.
The future of the world’s largest ice sheet and rising sea levels depend on urgent action on global warming, study finds.
The collapse of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation would profoundly alter the anatomy of the world’s oceans. New research explores the consequences.
UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.