Tagged: ANZICE

ANZICE Part 5: Policy Interface - Journeys to the ice

Matthew Wood Jul 07, 2010

The ANZICE program is certainly producing some intriguing results when viewed from a purely scientific perspective. But the serious implications of this research for the future of our environment and society give this work a pertinence beyond just the scientific community. Preliminary results are strongly suggesting that we have no time to lose in making significant changes towards … Read More

ANZICE Part 3: Southern Ocean – New Zealand Responses - Journeys to the ice

Matthew Wood Jun 05, 2010

New Zealand is a geographically lonely place. It is the only major landmass between the tropics and Antarctica at these longitudes, and shares the southern mid-latitudes with only Patagonia and Tasmania. As such, it is a fantastic natural laboratory for investigating oceanic and atmospheric change in the southern hemisphere. Our country is perpetually being ground down … Read More

ANZICE Part 2: Antarctic Climate Drivers - Journeys to the ice

Matthew Wood May 24, 2010

To ask the question, ’How will Antarctica respond to a warmer world?’ is similar to pondering, ’What was the weather like in the United States last century?’ In both cases there are multiple layers of complexity — from persistent regional disparities to variability on a range of timescales — yet this is a question being tackled by Earth … Read More