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The 2007 Malcolm McIntosh Lecture looks at the influence of oceans on weather and climate.

The effect of climate and weather on our oceans

In this six-and-a-half-minute podcast, the former Chief of CSIRO’s Marine and Atmospheric Research division, Dr Greg Ayers discusses the topic of his 2007 Malcolm McIntosh Lecture – the complex relationship between oceans, climate and weather. (6:32)

  • 20 February 2007 | Updated 24 November 2011

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In this podcast, Dr Ayers provides an overview of the way oceanic factors interact to make the oceans a key element in the global climate system.

Dr Ayers says the subject will be the main feature of his Malcolm McIntosh Lecture at CSIRO’s Discovery Centre, Canberra on Tuesday, February 20th.

Read more about Oceans, climate and weather – relationship examined (Media release 19 Feb 07).