Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP180100048 [ 2018-01-01 - 2023-12-31 ]

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Researchers: Dr Laurie Menviel (Chief Investigator) ,  Katrin Meissner (Chief Investigator) ,  Dr Fortunat Joos (Partner Investigator)

Brief description New insights into abrupt climate change using isotope model-data fusion. There have been several episodes in the past 60,000 years during which carbon dioxide was released into the atmosphere causing significant and rapid warming. This project aims to determine the source of the carbon responsible for these warming events. This project is significant because it will increase our understanding of the processes underlying abrupt past, and potential future changes. These processes are currently underestimated or missing in climate models. The expected outcomes include a better understanding of the non-linear responses in the climate system. This should provide significant benefits, such as an assessment of whether the smooth climate changes currently projected through to year 2100 are misleading.

Funding Amount $431,462

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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