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Chinese stake in Hobart’s new ocean research centre

With help from China, CSIRO is reasserting its leading position in Southern Hemisphere climate science. CSIRO is back in town and back on the world climate research stage. That was the real news in yesterday’s welcome announcement of a new … Continue reading

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An achievement of Olympian proportion

It’s hard to overstate the achievement of three Hobart scientists (and their British-based collaborator) in describing and locating deep-ocean carbon sinks in the Southern Ocean. [7 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] I don’t know about you, but I’m suffering from … Continue reading

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Where Antarctic ice meets the Southern Ocean

Mawson’s scientific venture gets the credit it deserves as modern science seeks to understand what’s happening to the Antarctic ice sheet [17 January 2012 | Peter Boyer] A hundred years ago this summer, an expedition led by a South Australian … Continue reading

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