Understanding the ice-ocean interaction in Wilkes Land, Antarctica

Closing Date

31st December 2020*

Applicants should contact the primary supervisor, and submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Application as soon as possible.

*unless filled earlier

The Research Project

In the past decade, the main mass loss in the East Antarctica was dominated by the Wilkes Land, which was attributable to the increases in ocean-induced basal melt. Using a coupled ice sheet ocean model, this project will explore the ice ocean interaction to better understand the significant role of warm water intrusion on the ice sheet instability in Wilkes Land and inform future field campaigns in this region.

Eligibility
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (first class or equivalent)
  • Demonstrably strong quantitative skills
  • Experience with programming languages and analysis software such as python and Matlab
  • Understanding of ice dynamics or geophysical fluid dynamics or ice ocean interaction
  • Experience of numerical modelling

See the following web page for entry requirements: www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/what-is-a-research-degree

Application Process

Applicants who require more information or are interested in this specific project should first contact the listed Supervisor. Information and guidance on the application process can be found on the Apply Now website.

Information about scholarships is available on the Scholarships webpage.

More Information

Please contact, Chen Zhao for further information.