About the Commission : Science Advisory Panel
To support its role in providing information and expert advice on the science of climate change and the impacts on Australia, the Commission is supported by a science advisory panel. The members of the Panel are:
- Professor Matt England, University of New South Wales, expertise in global-scale ocean circulation and its influence on regional climate.
- Professor David Karoly, University of Melbourne, expertise in climate variability and climate change, including interannual climate variations due to El Niño-Southern Oscillation and weather extremes.
- Professor Andy Pitman, University of New South Wales, climate modeller with a major focus on land surface processes.
- Professor Neville Smith, Bureau of Meteorology, expertise in ocean and climate prediction.
- Professor Tony McMichael, Australian National University, expertise in impacts of climate change on environmental conditions and human health.
- Dr Helen Cleugh, CSIRO, expertise in the dynamics of carbon, water and energy cycles in Australian ecosystems and the effects on climate variability and change – especially the vulnerability of land-based carbon sinks.
- Dr Lisa Alexander, University of New South Wales, expertise in changes in the frequency and/or severity of extreme climate events.
- Professor Brendan Mackey, Griffith University, expertise in forests and climate.
- 5 December 2012 - Adelaide community forum