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Stephanie Jacobs
Feeling the stress in Melbourne: Heat stress, dehydration, air pollution and pollen
20 January 2015 | Seminar

Humans are at risk from exposure to extremes in their environment, yet there is no consistent way to fully quantify and understand the risk when considering more than just meteorological variables...

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The 3-dimensional potential vorticity structure and meridional overturning circulation of the Southern Ocean revealed using ARGO floats
15 December 2014 | Seminar

The meridional overturning circulation (MOC) of the Southern Ocean is a fundamental component of the climate system.

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Southern Hemisphere circulation changes at the Last Glacial Maximum
12 December 2014 | Seminar

Here we use a combination of present day satellite data and model simulations to test whether hypothesised northward shifts of the westerly winds and ocean fronts at the Last Glacial Maximum are...

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Why is the Southern Ocean warming so rapidly?
10 December 2014 | Seminar

The ocean has absorbed more than 90% of the excess energy in the climate system over the past 50 years. Climate models estimate that up to 75% of this ocean heat uptake has occurred south of 30S...

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bayesian Data Analysis (But Were Afraid to Ask): Lecture 2
8 December 2014 | Seminar

Hierarchical models and Bayesian inference are becoming more prevalent in the climate literature.

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bayesian Data Analysis (But Were Afraid to Ask): Lecture 1
5 December 2014 | Seminar

Hierarchical models and Bayesian inference are becoming more prevalent in the climate literature.

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Changes in means and extremes of surface temperatures, from centennial to daily timescales
3 December 2014 | Seminar

Characterizing how the magnitude and frequency of extreme climate events are changing, and will continue to change due to anthropogenic forcing of the climate system, is currently a major...

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Stratocumulus radiative effect, multiple equilibria of the well-mixed boundary layer, and the transition to shallow-convective cumuli
1 December 2014 | Seminar

Low tropical clouds are known as a large source of uncertainty in climate projections. Over the subtropical eastern basins, stratocumulus clouds develop over cool waters.

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Interactions between large-scale variability and precipitation in Australia (PhD exit seminar)
19 November 2014 | Seminar

Predicting regional precipitation is a notoriously complicated task and improvements are necessary to better understand precipitation variability.

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Climate sensitivity and global energy budget in CMIP5 models
14 November 2014 | Seminar

Climate sensitivity is a major uncertainty for climate change projections.

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