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El Niño record

New research produces 400-year El Niño record and reveals astonishing change

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
El-Nino

New study reveals El Niño is part of an interconnected global web

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

Climate scientists shed new light on what causes intensified warming

Long-term observations of surface temperatures show an intensified surface warming in Canada, Siberia, Alaska and in the Arctic Ocean relative to global mean temperature rise.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 20 November, 2018
Drought-stricken landscape

Study finds new blueprint for El Niño diversity

An international study involving Monash climate scientists has identified key mechanisms that cause El Niño events to differ amongst each other.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 26 July, 2018
A female leatherback turtle digs her nest.

Scientists look for a new culprit for decreasing turtle birth rates

A 20-year study on the hatchling habits of the leatherback turtle has concluded with a call for further research after scientists were unable to attribute dwindling numbers to climate change.

Biology 5 October, 2017