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
A new international study led by a Monash geoscientist has found that more crust was formed on the early Earth than previously thought.Earth Atmosphere and Environment 24 September, 2019
There is no doubt about it – climate change is one of the biggest threats to civilisation, according to Professor Andrew Mackintosh, who heads the Monash School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment (EAE).Earth Atmosphere and Environment 20 September, 2019
Life is unique to our planet.
Or is it?
Central to this question is the emergence of plate tectonics, which transported oxygen and water from the Earth’s interior to the atmosphere and formed mountain highs and deep oceans,Earth Atmosphere and Environment 13 September, 2019
Thunder claps, lightning bolts, wind and hail – all the opera of an ordinary thunderstorm – aren't entirely understood by climate scientists. As the planet warms, thunderstorms are expected to become more intense, but no one canEarth Atmosphere and Environment 15 August, 2019
Mars is a barren and inhospitable place, however, scientists think there is a chance that simple lifeforms such as microbes may still exist on the planet. But if they are out there – what are they eating?Earth Atmosphere and Environment 16 July, 2019
UK petroleum engineering giant gifts Monash scientists access to over $2 million in geological modelling software
Monash geoscientists are set to benefit from a major donation of geological modelling software licences from the UK-based petroleum engineering and structural geology company Petroleum Experts (PetEx).Science 27 May, 2019
Australian scientists have developed an innovative method using cores drilled from coral to produce a world first 400-year long seasonal record of El Niño events, a record that some in the field had described as impossible to extract.Earth Atmosphere and Environment 7 May, 2019
We always knew that El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) had impacts around the globe, but now an international study involving Monash climate scientists suggests that global interactions also influence ENSO.Earth Atmosphere and Environment 1 March, 2019