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An assessment of the impact of climate change on the nature and frequency of exceptional climatic events

Author: K J Hennessy; Australian Capital Territory. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Publisher: Canberra : Dept. of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study analyses changes in the areal extent and frequency of exceptionally high temperatures, low rainfall and low soil moisture for seven Australian regions (see Figure 1): Queensland (Qld); New South Wales (NSW); Victoria and Tasmania (Vic & Tas); the northwest (NW); the southwest (SW); the southwest of WA (SW WA); and the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). The analysis uses observed and simulated data covering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Statistics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K J Hennessy; Australian Capital Territory. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
OCLC Number: 271776575
Notes: "July 2008."
Description: 33 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
Details: Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. Available at: http://www.daffa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/721285/csiro-bom-report-future-droughts.pdf.
Other Titles: Drought :
Responsibility: K. Hennessy [and others].

Abstract:

This study analyses changes in the areal extent and frequency of exceptionally high temperatures, low rainfall and low soil moisture for seven Australian regions (see Figure 1): Queensland (Qld); New South Wales (NSW); Victoria and Tasmania (Vic & Tas); the northwest (NW); the southwest (SW); the southwest of WA (SW WA); and the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). The analysis uses observed and simulated data covering varying periods from 1900 to 2040. Low, mean and high projections are given for future years.

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