New global dune atlas developed

Posted on 15th December 2015

Nicholas Lancaster, Stephen Wolfe, David Thomas, Charlie Bristow, Olaf Bubenzer, Sallie Burrough, Geoff Duller, Alan Halfen, Paul Hesse, Joel Roskin, Ashok Singhvi, Haim Tsoar, Alfonsina Tripaldi, Xiaoping Yang, Marcelo Zárate (2015) The INQUA Dunes Atlas chronologic database, Quaternary International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.10.044. Abstract The INQUA Dunes Atlas project has developed a global digital database of chronological information […]

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New way to assess magnitude of risk of natural disasters.

Posted on 8th December 2015

Suwathep,Tiratas, Lim,Wee Ho, Iseri,Yoshihiko, Kanae,Shinjiro (2015) Generalized method to estimate value of urban assets for natural disaster risk assessment at the macro scale Hydrological Research Letters 9 (4) DOI 10.3178/hrl.9.103 Abstract Natural disasters can have a damaging effect on human society. To understand the magnitude of risk of a natural disaster at the macro scale, […]

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New study looks at the effects of a warming climate on the QBO

Posted on 4th December 2015

Rajendran, K., Moroz, I. M., Read, P. L. and Osprey, S. M. (2015), Synchronisation of the equatorial QBO by the annual cycle in tropical upwelling in a warming climate. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc.,  doi:10.1002/qj.2714 Abstract The response of the period of the quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO) to increases in tropical upwelling are considered using a one-dimensional model. […]

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Gill’s model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, revisited

Posted on 4th December 2015

Gill’s (1968) model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) is reinterpreted to better understand the dynamical processes driving the system. David P. Marshall, David R. Munday, Lesley C. Allison, Russell J. Hay, Helen L. Johnson, (2015) Gill’s model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, revisited: The role of latitudinal variations in wind stress, Ocean Modelling,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.11.010. Abstract […]

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