Cosmos Country: Understanding our complicated weather systems

Cosmos Magazine


Cosmos is a quarterly science magazine. We aim to inspire curiosity in ‘The Science of Everything’ and make the world of science accessible to everyone.

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ENSO, MJO, El Niño and La Niña, SOI…they all impact on weather systems in the southern hemisphere.

In this edition of Cosmos Country our reporters Jamie Seidel and Glenn Morrison talk to Dr Andrew King, specialist in climate science, geography, earth and atmospheric sciences from Melbourne University and together they unravel the mysteries of our weather.

Cosmos Country looks at how regional and rural Australia is preparing for and adapting to climate change.

Cosmos Country is produced by Cosmos Science, a division of The Royal Institution of Australia which aims to bring science to as many people as possible. The Royal Institution is based on Kaurna country in Adelaide, Australia.

The Greenlight Project is a year-long look at how regional Australia is preparing for and adapting to climate change.

The Ultramarine project – focussing on research and innovation in our marine environments – is supported by Minderoo Foundation.

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