Mi nombre es Denisse Fierro Arcos, soy bióloga marina nacida en Ecuador, pero que adopté a Australia como mi segundo país hace unos años. He trabajado como consultora ambiental e investigadora y he tenido la oportunidad de trabajar en proyectos que se enfocan en una variedad de sistemas y especies marinas en Sudamérica y Australia.Read More
Denisse Fierro Arcos is back in Australia completing her first semester as a PhD student at the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS). Her project focuses on understanding how fine scale changes in sea ice and ocean conditions affect Southern Ocean marine ecosystems. This is her first blog post.Read More
This time last year Kim Reid was planning a Euro-adventure where she would attend a summer school in the Swiss Alps, attend EGU, visit Reading and the Met Office and explore some castles on the side. Now she and her supervisor joke that if case numbers stay low, Kim might be able to visit a university in the same city.Read More
PhD student Charuni Pathmeswaran was invited as a climate scientist to take part in a young professionals’ event organized by the NESP Earth Systems and Climate and Change (ESCC) Hub and jointly hosted by the Actuaries Institute and Engineers Australia.Read More
Kim Reid’s first peer review task is to review the manuscript of two of the biggest names in her field of expertise. In taking on this daunting challenge she finds a useful online guide and remembers the key teaching of a CLEX chief investigator, Dietmar Dommenget.Read More
Kim Reid describes everything you ever wanted to know about atmospheric rivers, and then some. Front, Warm Conveyor Belt, Atmospheric River, Tropical Moisture Exports and Flexible Tubes. Are these phrases describing different phenomenon or are they merely alternative names for same system?Read More
Charuni writes about the stress of facing a PhD confirmation during a pandemic and how doing a PhD has changed her attitude to herself. She also suggests some approaches that have made the confirmation process a little easier.Read More
Kim Reid had a very fruitful conference at AMOS 2020, but she also had two panic attacks. Here she talks about living with these attacks and how someone in a similar situation can navigate and still get plenty of benefits from crowded conferences.Read More
Intergenerational equity was the theme of last weekend. On Friday I attended the Climate Strike in Melbourne. The crowd was massive as people of all ages and all walks of life gathered to tell the leaders of the world that we wanted real action on climate change.Read More
Kim Reid takes the release of a new Taylor Swift album as the jump-off point to explore the space in a Venn diagram where music, trash films unfalsifiable hypotheses and spurious correlations intersect.Read More
Kim had her first paper accepted in the Journal of Climate and was over the moon but sneaking up behind her was another first she didn’t expect – her first bout of imposter syndrome.Read More
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