Queensland rainfall decline

Cottrill, Andrew and Ribbe, Joachim (2008) Queensland rainfall decline. In: 15th National Conference of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society: Atmospheric and Oceanic Extremes, 29 Jan - 1 Feb 2008, Geelong, Victoria.

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Abstract

Queensland rainfall has been declining over much of the state in recent decades and is more regionally extensive than the winter rainfall decline that has been well described from southwestern Western Australia (SWWA). The SWWA rainfall decline has been attributed to a number of factors, but the rainfall decline in Queensland has only been recently documented and no major attributes identified. Correlation analysis of rainfall with a number of factors including seas surface temperatures and sea level pressure is presented and some of the key elements discussed that have a major role in the rainfall decline observed from this region.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Speech presentation. Conference publication consists of only the abstracts of papers presented at the conference. Abstract only posted here. No evidence of copyright restrictions on web site.
Depositing User: Dr Joachim Ribbe
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2008 02:08
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate variability, rainfall, Queensland
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040605 Palaeoclimatology
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4007

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