cardiCast 94 – Ray Langenfelds: Kennaook/Cape Grim Air Archive

Our special series on bespoke and unusual GLAM collections continues, with Ray Langenfelds from CSIRO’s Aspendale atmospheric science laboratories.

Ray spoke with Hugh Rundle about the Kennaook/Cape Grim Air Archive – how it started, the surprising back-story of the canisters used to store the original samples, and why this very unusual archive is so important to global science.

Further reading:

Cape Grim Air Archive (CSIROpedia)

The cleanest air in the world is at Tasmania’s Kennaook/Cape Grim. It’s helping solve a climate puzzle (ABC Online)

Before it was Cape Grim, it was known as Kennaook (CSIRO)

Theme Music by Professor Kliq – ‘Work at night’, sourced from Free Music Archive under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA licence.

Recorded on unceded Wurundjeri country. Edited on unceded Wadawurrung country.