Dr Jaci Brown

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Jaci is a senior research scientist within the Agriculture and Food Business Unit. Jaci's current area of research is in climate applications and building climate decision tools.

Previously her research has covered areas of tropical climate and oceanography including understanding El Nino Southern Oscillation and climate change with over 30 published papers/reports to date.

Jaci's research extends across fields of coral bleaching, tuna habitats, regional climate change, Australian and Pacific Island climate, large scale ocean dynamics and high resolution ocean modelling.

Recently Jaci was part of the Pacific Climate Change Science Program - delivering climate change information to Pacific Islanders.(www.pacificclimatechangescience.org)

Prior to working at the CSIRO Jaclyn was a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University. Her PhD and Undergraduate degree were undertaken at the University of New South Wales in Mathematics where she was awarded the University Medal.

Jaci has worked as a TV Weather presenter on the Tasmanian ABC Nightly News and The Weather Channel. She now volunteers on 7RPH Print Radio Tasmania.

Jaci is passionate about supporting women in science and runs the Women's Forum at CSIRO in Hobart

Outside of work, Jaci is Mum to 7 year old triplets.

Current Roles

  • Co-Coordinator Digital Agriculture
    Strategic Growth Area

  • Member
    AMOS Equity and Diversity Committee

  • Member
    CLIVAR ENSO in a Changing Climate Research Focus Group

  • Lead
    Expert Panel on variability for the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

  • Committee Member
    Managing Climate Variability Technical Committee

  • Instigator and Champion
    A&F Womens Mentoring Network

Other highlights

  • 2014

    Conversation Article - ExplainerL El Nino and La Nina http://theconversation.com/explainer-el-ni-o-and-la-ni-a-27719

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2005-2005

    Scientist in Residence, Ogilvie High School


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