Trevor McDougall elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

The world’s leading society of Earth and space science has elected UNSW Professor Trevor McDougall to its class of 2018 Fellows.

Public lecture on ozone and climate launches M4PE initiative

A public lecture on ozone and climate by renowned atmospheric scientist Darryn Waugh (UNSW) marked the official launch of the Mathematics for Planet Earth initiative at UNSW Sydney.

New study reveals surprising similarities between ocean currents

A new study by researchers at UNSW’s Coastal and Regional Oceanography Lab has shown that ocean currents in different hemispheres are surprisingly similar. The study, published in Geophysical Research Letters, has been selected as an Editors’ Highlight in the American Geophysical Union’s Earth and Space Science News.

Sea-ice, heatwaves, and marine plastics: Upcoming M4PE seminar speakers announced

We are pleased to announce the upcoming speakers at the Mathematics for Planet Earth (M4PE) seminar.

The ozone hole: an environmental success story and an enduring global threat

Almost 30 years ago the world responded to the realisation that our ozone layer was in trouble. The resulting Montreal Protocol was a rare example of global cooperation, but there’s no room for complacency, writes Shane Keating and Darryn Waugh in The Conversation.