Marine heatwaves aren’t just on the surface. They can be at their most destructive when they sweep along the seafloor.
Marine heatwaves are becoming more frequent under global warming and this is having a significant impact on species' ability to recover.
Antarctic circulation could slow by more than 40 per cent over the next three decades, with significant implications for oceans and the climate.
It’s the first time UNSW academics have been honoured with the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation and the Prize for New Innovators in the same year.
The direction a beach faces, relative to wind direction, largely determines how many bluebottles are pushed to shore.
A UNSW Sydney-led study shows at least two times more freshwater has shifted from warm to cold regions of the earth than our climate models predicted – signifying broader changes to the global water cycle.
So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.
The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.
There's much more to waves than the part you see at the beach. And it can all start hundreds, if not thousands, of kilometres from the shore.
Walter Munk's contribution to oceanography has earned him the nickname "Einstein of the ocean". Paul Spence and Shane Keating recap his achievements as he turns 100.