Sopia Lestari (CLEX/University of Melbourne). Understanding variability of rainfall extremes in Jakarta and surrounding regions. Location: Online (Teams). Please email email@example.com for details of Microsoft Teams link to join.
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In 2020, PhD student Sopia Lestari was awarded the Hadi Soesastro Prize by the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, although, as a result of COVID, the official presentation of the prize by the Minister of Foreign Affairs may not occur until later this year.
The Extreme Rainfall team took on some key observational challenges for precipitation research and then used some of this data to test our models. There was also a raft of individual achievements to add a little light in this difficult time.
Topography plays a key role in the development of extreme rainfall events in Jakarta, Indonesia. The IOD and MJO play a greater role in these extremes than ENSO.