2019 Tasmanian Award Winner

Dr Amelie Meyer

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies University of Tasmania Research Field: Oceanography Polar regions are particularly affected by climate change, and changes at the poles impact the rest of the world through rising sea levels due to melting ice and fluctuations in atmospheric features that drive changes in storm patterns. Dr Meyer studies ocean mixing,…

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Dr Rebecca Carey

University of Tasmania Research Field: Earth Sciences Despite the overwhelming majority of Earth’s volcanism occurring underwater, we know very little about deep sea volcanic eruptions. Dr Carey leads international multidisciplinary research teams who study these volcanoes using underwater robots to investigate eruption deposits. She is currently working with ecosystem modellers to predict the recovery of…

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