Scientell was proud to be the media supporter for the 2016 conference hosted jointly by the Australian Meteorological & Oceanography Society and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science (http://www.amos.org.au/ac2016).


 

Media Advisory: National Conference 2016

8-11 February 2016, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

1 February 2016

Around 300 scientists from Australia and overseas will gather in Melbourne next week to present the latest findings in meteorology, oceanography and climate science.

Topics include climate change; climate variability; ocean science; extreme weather events; influence of Pacific and Indian Ocean changes on climate; polar changes; extreme weather; urban climate; and communication and education.

Presentations include:

  • Detecting changes in the ocean’s salinity due to greenhouse emissions
  • The 4-fold increase in annual marine heatwave days, which has devastated ecosystems
  • Identifying the commencement of retreat of Antarctic ice
  • Linking the 16 hottest years on record globally to human-caused climate change
  • 2011 to 2015: the world’s hottest five-year period on record
  • How Arctic sea-ice loss affects Australian climate
  • The scientific case for confirming that human activity has pushed the Earth into a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene
  • Geoengineering as a solution to climate change, and its likely impacts
  • The impact of climate change on extreme fire danger
  • Cooling cities to save lives

 

Sponsors: Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO, National Computational Infrastructure, Melbourne Energy Institute

Details: www.amos.org.au/AC2016/

MEDIA ARE WELCOME TO REGISTER FREE: CONTACT PAUL HOLPER FOR ACCREDITATION

Contact: Paul Holper, Scientell, paul@scientell.com.au;  0407 394 661