Tag Archive: climate model

UNSW-CAN2: Climate change and East African rainfall: combining observations from local farmers and weather stations

September 18, 2018 9:59 am Published by Comments Off on UNSW-CAN2: Climate change and East African rainfall: combining observations from local farmers and weather stations

Climate change is affecting weather patterns in many locations. In East Africa, changing rainfall would challenge the livelihoods of farmers. However, perceptions of local farmers and data from local weather stations differ. Is rainfall changing? How can we understand these two important information sources?

CLEX Directors report – August 2018

August 7, 2018 10:06 am Published by Comments Off on CLEX Directors report – August 2018

The past four months since out last newsletter has been tightly packed with the official launch of CLEX, the legacy event for ARCCSS and an acceleration in important research across all of our programs.

Drought RP report – August 2018

August 4, 2018 7:20 am Published by Comments Off on Drought RP report – August 2018

Research has now begun in earnest in the Drought Research Program with all key staff finally in place. This has proved timely. At the time of writing (August 2018) most of NSW has been drought declared and forecasters suggesting little sign of drought-breaking rains over coming months.

Extreme Rainfall RP report – August 2018.

August 4, 2018 5:17 am Published by Comments Off on Extreme Rainfall RP report – August 2018.

The Extreme Rainfall Research Program has put personnel in place and is working on research into how extreme rainfall is represented in models.

ARCCSS/CLEX Winter School 2018: Event Detection and Attribution

August 3, 2018 3:20 pm Published by Comments Off on ARCCSS/CLEX Winter School 2018: Event Detection and Attribution

Steefan Contractor attended the ARCCSS/CLEX winter school from June 25-29, 2018. The theme of the school was climate extremes. It involved lectures in the morning on various climate extremes (such as heatwaves and rainfall extremes) and also a group activity in the afternoons.