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Researcher: Graham, F (Dr Felicity Graham)

Fields of Research

Physical Oceanography
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Glaciology
Applied Statistics
Oceanography
Biological Oceanography
Atmospheric Dynamics
Geology
Simulation and Modelling
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Research Objectives

Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate Change Models
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use)
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences

Career Best Publications

Effectiveness of the Bjerknes stability index in representing ocean dynamics; Climate Dynamics
Projected changes in the tropical Pacific Ocean of importance to tuna fisheries; Climatic Change
Quantifying the nonconservative production of conservative temperature, potential temperature, and entropy; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Reinvigorating research on the Western Pacific warm pool – first workshop; CLIVAR Exchanges

Research Publications

A high-resolution synthetic bed elevation grid of the Antarctic continent; Earth System Science Data
A new heat flux model for the Antarctic Peninsula incorporating spatially variable upper crustal radiogenic heat production; Geophysical Research Letters
Application of the ENSO Unified Oscillator theory to an ocean-only model; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Conservative temperature as the embodiment of the First Law of Thermodynamics: quantifying the error in treating potential temperature as “heat content”; IUGG General Assembly
Correlation confidence limits for unevenly sampled data; Computers and Geosciences
Effectiveness of the Bjerknes Stability (BJ) index in representing ocean dynamics; Tropical Weather and Climate Dynamics Workshop
Effectiveness of the Bjerknes stability index in representing ocean dynamics; Climate Dynamics
El Niño, La Niña, and the Southern Oscillation; Encyclopedia of Natural Resources
Equatorial quasi-geostrophy; 2012 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
How coupled models alter El Nino ocean dynamics: a case study using the ACCESS coupled model; Centre of Excellence for Climate Systems Science
Implementing an empirical scalar tertiary anisotropic rheology (ESTAR) into large-scale ice sheet models; Cryosphere Discussions
Mistaking the cold tongue bias for a central Pacific El Niño: a case study using ACCESS-CM1.3; Ocean Science Conference
Projected changes in the tropical Pacific Ocean of importance to tuna fisheries; Climatic Change
Quantifying the nonconservative production of conservative temperature, potential temperature, and entropy; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Reassessing conceptual models of ENSO; Journal of Climate
Reinvigorating research on the Western Pacific warm pool – first workshop; CLIVAR Exchanges
Simulations of the edge of the Western Pacific Warm Pool in CMIP5, and the implications for climate change and ENSO dynamics; Ocean Sciences Meeting
Tipping point: how we predict when Antarctica's melting ice sheets will flood the seas
Understanding the double peaked El Niño in coupled GCMs; Climate Dynamics
What lies beneath Antarctica’s ice? Lakes, life and the grandest of canyons

Research Projects

Assessing the sensitivity of ice sheet mass flux to high resolution bed topography; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
ICECAP II; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Improving the description of ice flow in numerical models of Antarctica and Greenland; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision