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20/8/2019

Nature Climate Change paper published

CSIRO-affiliated student Joao Morim has lead a Nature paper on the projected changes in coastal wave climate, with Mark and Claire co-authors. See Mark’s The Conversation article about the work.

3/6/2019

New starter: Blake Seers

Dr Blake Seers has joined our team. Blake comes to us from the University of Auckland, and is working with us as a scientific programmer.

24/5/2019

Conversation Curious Kids piece

Mark has written a piece for The Conversation’s Curious Kids series on why are there waves?, also appearing in the Imagine This podcast.

20/3/2019

NESP ESCC Hub webinar

Julian gave the March ESCC Hub webinar on “Understanding future extreme sea levels – tools and information to support coastal management“ (links to webinar recording).

13/2/2018

New-look website released!

This website is now available, and replaces http://www.cmar.csiro.au/sealevel/sl_about_us.html. We hope you like the new look and expanded content.

30/11/2017

Oceans book released

CSIRO has published an Oceans book about Australia’s marine and coastal research, which Kathy McInnes and a number of our colleagues were involved in. Kathy appeared on ABC News Breakfast as part of the launch! Information and access to the book can be found here.

11/9/2017

Citizen science project – tide gauge digitization

Kathy McInnes, assisted by Claire Trenham, is coordinating a citizen science project to digitise tide gauge data from around Australia, starting with Williamstown (Melbourne). This project was included at a citizen science day run by AMOS in August, and featured by the NESP Earth Systems & Climate Change Hub newsletter in September. For more information including how to get involved, see the NESP article.

29/8/2017

WCRP Grand Challenge for Sea Level Rise

In early July, the World Climate Research Program Grand Challenge for Sea Level Rise organised a conference in New York. Some of our work was presented there by Kathy McInnes. Following the science presented at the conference, a statement has been published and can be viewed here.

24/7/2017

Sea Level, Waves & Coastal Extremes team members in the media!

In the last month Xuebin Zhang authored a paper published in Nature Climate Change, and Kathy McInnes was featured by Australian Women’s Weekly in a piece about female scientists leading the way in renewable energy science in Australia. Find her on p.94 of the August 2017 edition!

23/5/2017

New Research Centre Launched

The Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research (CSHOR, or “sea shore”) has been launched in Hobart. CSHOR is a long-term research collaboration between Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM) in China and CSIRO, together with UNSW and UTas. Dr Xuebin Zhang leads a project to study the role of the Southern Ocean in sea-level change.

For more information, see blogs.csiro.au/ecos/cshor/.

8/5/2017

New staff: Claire Trenham

Claire Trenham joins the team. Claire comes to us from managing Research Data and Services at the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI). Previously Claire was a member of this team working with Mark Hemer in Hobart running WaveWatchIII and analysing wave data for various projects. Claire will be working in Aspendale with Kathy, Ron and Mark, as well as Michael Grose and Marcus Thatcher in the climate modelling realm.