Tag Archive: forecasts

Briefing note 17: Could understanding the Indian Ocean improve climate predictions for Australia?

October 25, 2021 7:32 am Published by Comments Off on Briefing note 17: Could understanding the Indian Ocean improve climate predictions for Australia?

You may have heard about the influence of sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the tropical Pacific Ocean on Australia’s climate and how forecasts of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) help to give warnings of flood, drought and bushfire risk in Australia months in advance… but what about the tropical Indian Ocean?

NACP connects climate science and primary producers

August 14, 2021 11:52 am Published by Comments Off on NACP connects climate science and primary producers

The Northern Australia Climate Program (NACP) is an innovative drought and climate variability research, development, and extension (RD&E) program to enhance business resilience and build capacity to manage climate risk across the northern Australian red meat industry.

Research brief: New Metrics for Assessing Small Scale Wind Processes in Bureau Forecasts

July 9, 2020 9:59 am Published by Comments Off on Research brief: New Metrics for Assessing Small Scale Wind Processes in Bureau Forecasts

In this paper, CLEX researchers developed new metrics to assess whether forecaster edits targeting these processes were reducing error in the daily varying component of the wind forecasts, by comparing edited and unedited forecast data with weather station observations.