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Revealing secrets from ocean currents

By • February 13th, 2018

On March 7, 2014, a commercial aircraft carrying 239 passengers vanished. Flight MH370 was scheduled to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, yet disappeared from civilian radar screens only one hour into the planned six-hour flight. Despite exhaustive international searches within the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, investigators were unable to locate MH370.more…

Developing better predictions for extreme water levels and waves around Australia

By • June 19th, 2015

This project will improve predictions of extreme water levels arising from: tides, storm surges, surface gravity waves, continental shelf waves and meteorological tsunamis around Australia. The project will increase the accuracy of extreme water level predictions in selected regions of Australia by the inclusion of physical processes not previously considered.  Research will apply hydrodynamic modelsmore…