The aim of this project is to investigate the effect of compound hot and dry events on agricultural production in Australia, and to assess the predictability of yield losses due to compound events using seasonal climate and hydrological forecasts. The outcome of the project may inform the development of seasonal forecasts of hydro-climatic risk indicators for agricultural production in Australia.
Tag Archive: Australia’s climate
Anthropogenic climate change has been most clearly observed in the world's midlatitude regions. The limited number of observations for the Southern Hemisphere has prevented the development of a long-term understanding of these changes. This project aims to fill this critical gap by examining daily changes in Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation back to 1830. To do this, the project will build on recently recovered daily instrumental weather observations for southern Australia.
This project will assess how precipitation projections for Australia from global and regional models scale using the latest start-of-the-art regional and global climate models.
How does the connection between Antarctica and Australia change over time? This project will help us understand Australia’s long term climate history and the range of extreme rainfall Australia experiences by exploring this connection.