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PhD Opportunities at AAPP

The Australian Antarctic Program Partnership is now offering exciting PhD research projects, based at the University of Tasmania in Hobart.
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Krill research voyage ends in success

Media Release: The Australian Antarctic Program Partnership (AAPP) has welcomed the successful completion of a major krill research voyage into the Southern Ocean.
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Why we study the ocean depths

Why do oceanographers send scientific instruments thousands of metres below the ocean surface?
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Dreams come true!

Our researchers on board TEMPO sprang into action, when an unusually long and thick krill swarm appeared on the echogram.
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Meet the Predator Observers

The Predator Observer team has recorded 445 sightings of marine mammals.
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A quick KOMBI update

The TEMPO team has successfully deployed all three KOMBIs.
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ABC Radio interviews Dr Rob King

'The entire vessel is on a port list, because we're being hit by a 40 knot wind that's screaming down off Antarctica… it's pretty spectacular!'
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Welcome Aboard TEMPO: Voyage Blog

The Southern Ocean Large Areal Carbon Export voyage is now underway, aboard Australia's RV Investigator.
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Eye-to-eye with a krill swarm

For decades scientists have wondered how the Antarctic krill population is distributed under the shield of Antarctic winter sea ice and the development of the KOMBI provides an opportunity to gain valuable clues at a time when humans cannot readily access this area.
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KOMBIs away!

For decades scientists have wondered how the Antarctic krill population is distributed under the shield of Antarctic winter sea ice and the development of the KOMBI provides an opportunity to gain valuable clues at a time when humans cannot readily access this area.
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TEMPO in transit

All the years of preparation to make this voyage a reality are now bearing fruit - or in this case krill.
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Supercomputers simulate Antarctic ice shelf melting

High-powered physics and supercomputers are helping a team of Australian-based scientists explore the mysterious boundary between Antarctic ice and the Southern Ocean.
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Getting the measure of krill

Media Release: Australian Antarctic Program scientists will use a range of novel technologies to measure krill, during a ground-breaking voyage to the Southern Ocean that departs tomorrow.
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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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PhD Opportunities at AAPP

The Australian Antarctic Program Partnership is now offering exciting PhD research projects, based at the University of Tasmania in Hobart.
Read More

Krill research voyage ends in success

Media Release: The Australian Antarctic Program Partnership (AAPP) has welcomed the successful completion of a major krill research voyage into the Southern Ocean.
Read More

Why we study the ocean depths

Why do oceanographers send scientific instruments thousands of metres below the ocean surface?
Read More