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Big Dry


Vance, TR, Big Dry, ABC Radio National Breakfast - James Carleton, ABC News, Hobart, Australia, August 30, 2012 (2012) [Media Interview]


New climate records from an Antarctic ice core show that rainfall in eastern Australia since the 1920s is below average. The ice data, from Law Dome in East Antarctica, reveals something of a Big Dry over the past 90 years, caused by stronger or more frequent El Nino events.

Item Details

Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:Law Dome, ice core, Antarctica
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Vance, TR (Dr Tessa Vance)
ID Code:90999
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2014-05-06
Last Modified:2014-05-06

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