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19th September 2014Antarctic sea ice tops 20-million square kilometres
The area of sea ice surrounding Antarctica has exceeded 20-million square kilometres for the first time in recorded history. Dr Jan Lieser from the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre based in Hobart, Tasmania, said that sea ice read more >
15th September 2014Antarctic sea ice cover hits new recorded maximum
Over the past few days, the sea ice surrounding Antarctica hit an all-time recorded maximum for the third year in a row. Satellite imagery reveals that the extent of Antarctic sea ice reached 19.619 million square kilometres on 12th September, more than read more >
29th May 20142014 ACE CRC Symposium
The ACE CRC will hold its bi-annual Symposium in Hobart, Tasmania, on 4 and 5 June 2014. This year's Symposium is entitled 'Looking Back: Looking Forward - Antarctic Science for the 21st Century'  and will provide a scientific context for future read more >
8th May 2014
The ACE CRC Board is pleased to announce that the new CEO of the ACE CRC from July 2014 is Dr Tony Worby. Dr Worby is currently the Deputy Chief (Marine) at CSIRO's Division of Marine and Atmospheric Research and was previously a Program Leader for the read more >
31st March 2014A bio-dome on the sea floor
ACE CRC senior research fellow Dr Donna Roberts features in Yale Environment 360 written by Jo Chandler. Click here for the full report.
11th March 2014Antarctic sea ice explained
The ACE CRC has launched Position Analysis: Antarctic Sea Ice and Climate Change 2014. This 44-page publication has been produced by Dr Jan Lieser and other sea ice scientists at the ACE CRC, the Australian Antarctic Division and the Institute for Marine read more >
19th February 2014Polar Science Open Day - March 9
So you want to be a polar scientist? The ACE CRC and the International Glaciological Society will hold a Polar Science Open Day in Hobart on Sunday March 9 from 10.30am – 2pm at the new IMAS Waterfront Building at 20 Castray Esplanade. Click here for read more >
6th February 2014Climate change science and solutions for Australia
Free Public Event with David Karoly, Tony Press, Susan Wijffels, Tom Trull and Ian Allison Tuesday, 11 February 2014 6-7.30 pmStanley Burbury Theatre, UTAS The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) "Climate read more >
5th February 2014Aust-Japan meeting to build Antarctic science collaboration
Japanese scientists visiting Hobart this week on their Antarctic research vessel Umitaka Maru will meet with Australian Antarctic scientists on Friday (7 February) to build on a long-standing scientific collaboration. The 30 Japanese scientists from the read more >
10th January 2014Seal of approval
On December 9 the ACE CRC chairwoman, Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, and sea-ice scientist Dr Guy Williams attended the 2013 CRC Showcase at Parliament House, Canberra. Dr Williams is pictured with the Minister for Industry, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP. Dr read more >
10th January 2014Finding Global Solutions for Ocean Acidification
Australia, the United States and China have joined the Europe-based Ocean Acidification Reference User Group, giving its work a truly international focus. Dr Donna Roberts, a Senior Research Fellow with the ACE CRC, represented Australia at the first read more >
12th November 20132000 to 3000-year ice core record
An international team including scientists from the ACE CRC will drill a 2000 to 3000-year ice core climate record at Aurora Basin in east Antarctica this summer. ACE CRC/IMAS PhD student Mana Inoue (pictured right before leaving Casey Station for the read more >
31st October 2013How our oceans are changing
ACE CRC pteropod biologist Dr Donna Roberts has appeared in the documentary Acid Ocean produced by 360 Degrees Films. Click here to see what she had to say and here for more information on the documentary and the people behind it.
29th October 201320 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan
The Federal Government has kicked off its commitment to deliver a 20-Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan which will deliver investment and jobs for Tasmania. The Plan will be headed by ACE CEO Dr Tony Press and will draw on a panel of experts in read more >
16th September 2013Message from the CEO
Since the last ACE News the ACE CRC has been busy preparing a new science research plan for the next round of funding for five years from July 2014. The ACE board has agreed that the focus for the next five years will be to understand the role of read more >
30th August 2013Arctic more vulnerable to acidification
Research by ACE CRC chemical oceanographer Elizabeth Shadwick serves as a warning against generalisations about how the high-latitude polar environments will respond to climate change. Her work, with ACE Carbon Program leader Tom Trull, Dalhousie read more >
13th August 2013Atlas of Southern Ocean life
An international team of scientists, including ACE CRC pteropod biologist Donna Roberts, has been recognized for compiling an atlas that maps the location of thousands of Southern Ocean species.Dr Roberts is the lead author of the pteropod chapter for the read more >
13th August 2013Go forth and collaborate …
ACE CRC scientist Guy Williams has been chosen as one of 14 Australian delegates to take part in the Australia-China Young Researchers Exchange Program. Under the program, which is run by the Group of Eight universities, Dr Williams will visit three read more >
30th July 2013Registration open for IGS sea-ice symposium
The International Glaciological Society [IGS] will hold its fourth sea ice symposium in Hobart, Tasmania, from 10-14 March 2014. Registration is now open for the symposium on "Sea Ice in a Changing Climate". The symposium aims to assess the current state read more >
10th July 2013Key Antarctic species under threat from ocean acidification
New research, led by the Australian Antarctic Division, indicates serious challenges facing Antarctic krill - the primary food source for whales, seals and penguins - due to acidification in the Southern Ocean. In the first study of its kind to explore read more >
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