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Tas van Ommen
Antarctic climate scientist specialising in ice core paleoclimate and glaciology. Opinions my own.
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antarctica.gov.au 21h
💦 Did you get splashed by the Aurora Australis at its launch, 30 years ago today? In the decades since, the ‘Orange Roughy’ has been the mainstay of Australia’s Antarctic program. 🏆 Happy 30th birthday AA! 🚧 Warning: 1989 scenes may not include rigorous safety procedures!
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Simon Ellingsen Sep 14
Beautiful spring day for the Mt Pleasant open day. Come and learn about all things Astronomy and Space 10 AM - 3 PM today (turn off the Richmond road at Frogmore).
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Tas van Ommen Sep 13
I’ll be talking ice cores, climate and Antarctica at in Launceston next weekend (Sep 22) - including plans for a “Million Year” ice core. See for details.
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Andrew Klekociuk Sep 13
World Ozone Day is next Monday (16th). A message from Inger Andersen, Executive Director of UNEP Ozone forecast from
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Matt King Sep 10
Multiple research positions people! In Hobart as part of the new $5M/yr Australian Antarctic Program Partnership (think of it as a replacement to ACE CRC but with renewed programs). Great place to work based at
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antarctica.gov.au Sep 10
Unusual hot spots in the stratosphere, up to 30 kilometres above , could significantly influence Australia’s . Atmospheric research stations provides key insights for our future. 📷 T. Iolovski
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Tas van Ommen Sep 10
Or you could listen to for a reasoned faith based approach to climate and stewardship.
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Tas van Ommen Sep 7
This will be an interesting season to watch in SH meteorological terms, and specifically for how it plays out in Southern Australia.
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Tas van Ommen Sep 6
Have recently invented a new useful expression from an autocorrect incident trying to type tickety-boo Rickety-Boo (adj.) rikə̇ti¦bü Things are just fine as they presently stand, but unstable.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 28
I asked a robot for directions today. I got a clear answer to a plain English question. Not so different to Siri, I guess, but it felt simultaneously ordinary and a rather significant futuristic moment.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 27
At last! An airline lounge with a good set of encyclopaedia.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 26
addressing the Australia-Korea Antarctic Cooperation Workshop today.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 25
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Tas van Ommen Aug 25
Dawn walk in Central Park Incheon.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 24
Glorious daybreak over NW Pacific Ocean. Heading for talks this week around Australia-Korea Antarctic Cooperation.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 21
Replying to @P_Tregoning_ANU
Well, fairly flat I suppose.
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Tas van Ommen Aug 21
Beautiful - an edge of the world!
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Gavin Schmidt Aug 20
Sleepless in NY? Up early in the UK? Why not watch me give a talk? (2pm AEST/12am EDT/5am BST).
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The Australian Public Service Aug 15
Science is an important field for with more than 3100 public servants working in various agencies. From trainees to super scientists like and , there's fascinating work at all levels. This we're celebrating !
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Tas van Ommen Aug 15
Replying to @tasvo
...of course that was tweet 2/2 and this is a redundant 3/2!
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