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Low winter sea ice coverage around Antarctica
21 September 2016

There has been a noticeable reduction in winter sea-ice coverage around Antarctica in recent weeks, with sea ice extent starting its annual retreat early and setting new daily record lows for much of the past week.

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ACE CRC Summer Internships 2016-2017
29 August 2016

The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC has announced their annual Summer Internship program based in Hobart, commencing in 2016/17.

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Seals solve Antarctic water mystery
24 August 2016

Elephant seals have helped scientists to demonstrate that fresh water from Antarctica’s melting ice shelves slows the processes responsible for the formation of deep-water ocean currents that regulate global temperatures.

The study, led by Dr Guy Williams from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies and Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC, is published today in Nature Communications.

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Responding to Climate Misinformation
12 July 2016

How should climate scientists respond when their results are cherry picked or misrepresented to further an ideological agenda? The ACE CRC is hosting a seminar for scientists by the founder of, John Cook, on the psychology of climate science denial and productive strategies for handling the problem.

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11 July 2016
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PHD Funding Opportunity
22 June 2016
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ACE CRC Researcher Recognised
23 May 2016

Congratulations to ACE CRC glaciologist, Dr Ian Allison, who has been announced as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

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20 May 2016

The Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre currently has a vacancy for a Southern Ocean Acoustician, based at our headquarters in the University of Tasmania's Waterfront Building in Hobart.

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Antarctic ice cores reveal risks for water supply
11 May 2016

In a world first, Australian scientists have used Antarctic ice core samples to reconstruct rainfall records for a specific water catchment.

The research identifies areas in Eastern Australia where Antarctic ice core data, while collected thousands of kilometres away, can provide proxy climate records for Australia for the last 1000 years.

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Antarctic plan welcomed
27 April 2016

The Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC) has today welcomed the commitments outlined in the Federal Government’s Australian Antarctic Strategy and 20 Year Action Plan.

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