Professor Nerilie Abram is a climate scientist at the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences.
Professor Abram leads a drought research program in the Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, and is Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science.
Her research focuses on reconstructing climate variability over the last 1,000 years from corals and Antarctic ice cores to give a long-term perspective on the processes and significance of recent human-caused climate change.
She served as a Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, and she is a member of the international Climate Crisis Advisory Group chaired by Sir David King.
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