This short online course provides an introduction to climate science and modelling and the current understanding of some of the issues surrounding the use of model projections of climate change. The course is a stand-alone, untutored learning experience that can be taken at the convenience of the user. For further information and details on how to register for the course please visit the climateeducation.net website.
Students may progress from this course to Constructing and applying high resolution clim
Migration flows and the environment have always been interdependent phenomena. Only in recent years, however, has their nexus received noticeable attention at national and international policy levels as well as across academic disciplines.
While research on this topic has progressed, important questions remain largely unanswered with regard to who will move, when and where in addition to others linked to adaptation, vulnerability and resilience. Due to the scarcity of reliable data and the incomplete an
The largest earthquake recorded to date in the vicinity of Port Vila occurred on 2nd January 2002 at 17:22 universaltime. The shock measured Ms 7.3 and was initially located 50 km west of Efate at a depth of 21 km. A tsunami
generated by the event struck Port Vila Harbour about 15 minutes later.SOPAC and IRD teams intervened in the week following the earthquake to assist the Department of Geology, Mines &
Water Resources of Vanuatu (DGMWR) to study and assess the effects of the earthquake. The combined te