Supporting decision-making in the sugar industry with integrated seasonal climate forecasting

Stone, Roger C. and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Marcussen, Torben and Cliffe, Neil and Brunton, Lynda and Everingham, Yvette (2012) Supporting decision-making in the sugar industry with integrated seasonal climate forecasting. In: Global Framework for Climate Services User Conference (GFCS 2012): A Dialogue for Climate Services Users and Providers: Towards Implementation of the GFCS, 26-27 Oct 2012, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Abstract

The Australian sugar industry is strongly influenced by both the impacts of daily weather and also seasonal climate variation. The success of the sugar industry depends heavily on capitalising on the opportunities and minimising the risks associated with climate variability along the supply chain.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2013 01:52
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 03:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: sugar harvesting; cane; forecasting; harvesting; weather patterns; prediction
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070103 Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040107 Meteorology
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960304 Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960307 Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22245

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