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Researcher: Paltridge, GW (Professor Garth Paltridge)

Fields of Research

Research, science and technology policy
Other education
Atmospheric sciences
Climate change processes
Environment policy
Information systems
Physical oceanography
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Virtual and mixed reality
Information retrieval and web search
Theoretical quantum chemistry
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)

Research Objectives

Social impacts of climate change and variability
Understanding climate change
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other education and training
Computer, electronic and communication equipment
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Other environmental management
Climate change models
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Environmentally sustainable information and communication services
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Nautical equipment
Other information and communication services
Organic industrial chemicals (excl. resins, rubber and plastics)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Climate, the Antarctic Ice Sheet and Ground Heat Flux; International Symposium on the Role of the Cryosphere in Global Change, 7-12 August 1994
Cost and benefit calculations of national responses to global warming
Future Direction of Research in the Antarctic and the Role of the CRC, including the Potential for Tasmania of Applied Research and the Potential for Tasmania as a Resource and Training Centre; Tasmania, The Antarctic and The Sub-Antarctic
Limiting Greenhouse Warming: Is It Worth the Cost?; Institute of Public Affairs Review
Maximum entropy production, cloud feedback, and climate change; Geophysical Research Letters
National Responses to Global Warming; Modsim 97
Science in Trouble; Quadrant
Scientific questions behind the arguments concerning the robustness of climate models; International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies - 38th Session: World Energy Crisis; Managing Climate Change; Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases; Geoengineering & Adaptation; etc.
TADPOLE: An Automated Underwater Vehicle for Antarctic Research; Antarctic CRC
The Climate Caper: Facts and Fallacies of Global Warming; Connor Court Publishing Pty Ltd
The Politicised Science of Climate Change; Quadrant
The Politicised Science of Greenhouse Climate Change; Energy & Environment

Research Projects

Antarctic and Southern Ocean environment program; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Antarctic study of climatically active atmospheric constituents; National Greenhouse Advisory Committee (NGAC)
Attendance at Greenhouse '94; National Greenhouse Advisory Committee (NGAC)
High Performance Computing Facility for University of Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
High Performance Computing for Mathematics, Chemistry, Engineering and Climate Research; Australian Research Council (ARC)
International collaboration re antarctica and climate; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Mechanisms of Climate Change; Australian Research Council (ARC)
National Key Centre - IASOS; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Printing and distribution of a book titled 'Fisheries Ecologically Sustainable Development: Terms and Concepts'; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Sensitivity of the analysis of Antarctic/Australian weather systems to enhance polar data; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Tasmanian Partnership in Advanced Computing (TPAC) Centre for Expertise and Education Program; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Torpedo platform for assessment of sea-ice thickness; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Torpedo platform for assessment of sea-ice thickness - Phase Five; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Use of organic geochemical markers for palaeoclimatic assessment; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)

Research Candidate Supervision