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Welcome Aboard SOLACE: Voyage Blog

The Southern Ocean Large Areal Carbon Export voyage is now underway, aboard Australia's RV Investigator.
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Robot fleet dives for climate answers in ‘marine snow’

A fleet of new-generation, deep-diving ocean robots will be deployed in the Southern Ocean, in a major study of how marine life acts as a handbrake on global warming.
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Recent climate extremes have driven unprecedented changes in the deep ocean

New measurements reveal a surprising increase in the amount of dense water sinking near Antarctica, following 50 years of decline.
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New Ice Database Fills an Important Piece of Global Climate Puzzle

Researchers from the AAPP have completed another important piece of the Antarctic climate jigsaw puzzle, with the creation of the first detailed database of changes in land-fast sea ice.
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Going with the Wind – Our Changing Southern Ocean: Dr Edward Doddridge

Dr Edward Doddridge is an oceanographer and Theme Leader with AAPP's Nature and Impacts of Southern Ocean Change research theme. Dr Doddridge was recently invited to present at the Royal Society of Tasmania
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The Role and Response of the Southern Ocean in a Warming World: Prof. Stephen Rintoul

AAPP Theme Leader Prof. Stephen Rintoul was recently invited to present at the SCAR 2020 Mini Symposium entitled Antarctica in a Warming World; Regional Changes, Global Consequences and Future Commitments.
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Antarctic ice cores are reshaping Australia’s climate assumptions

From Antarctic ice, a new understanding of drought & flood risk in Australia
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The powerful but puzzling role of Southern Ocean clouds

Atmospheric research by the AAPP is helping to address urgent questions about the role of Southern Ocean clouds in the Earth’s changing climate.
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Scientists capture detailed snapshot of Southern Ocean’s role in carbon uptake

Australian researchers today returned from a six-week marine science voyage investigating the critical role of ocean life in capturing atmospheric carbon.
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SOLACE team arrives back in Hobart after a successful 6 week voyage

After a 1000 nautical mile steam from polar waters, the SOLACE voyage finishes today, as we dock in Hobart.
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Our seabird entourage

Unlike whale-watching, birding never fails to deliver.
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