Does Melbourne’s rain occur in ‘lines’?
Melbourne rain often appears in 'squall lines' across the city, making a substantial contribution to total rainfall, finds University of Melbourne-led research.
How do aerosols help our atmosphere clean itself?
University of Melbourne researchers are using the AIRBOX, a unique shipboard laboratory, to measure climate change in Antarctica's pristine air and waters.
Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
Atmospheric scientists David Karoly and Robyn Schofield discuss the ozone hole over the Antarctic, and what effect timely action has had in reversing it.
The science behind these big monsters
How tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons form and why climate change is reducing their number but increasing their power
Big white clouds are light and fluffy right? Wrong!
If you think clouds are big, white and fluffy then you are wrong. And you'd be surprised at how much they weigh, says a University of Melbourne researcher.