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Projected impact of climate change overview: opportunities for Tasmanian agriculture


Phelan, D and Parsons, D and Bridle, K and Prior, S and Brown, C and Mohammed, C, Projected impact of climate change overview: opportunities for Tasmanian agriculture, Climate Futures for Tasmania, TIA, Tasmania, Australia (2012) [Government or Industry Research]

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Agriculture is an important component of Tasmania’s economy. Projected changes to the Tasmanian climate due to rising greenhouse gases will have significant impacts on agricultural enterprises at farm, industry and regional scales.

Temperature has historically been a major driver for the choice and management of crops and pastures. Temperatures across the state are projected to increase by around 2.9 °C by the end of the century under the high greenhouse gas emissions scenario.

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Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, land and farm management
Research Field:Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Adaptation to climate change
Objective Field:Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
UTAS Author:Phelan, D (Mr David Phelan)
UTAS Author:Parsons, D (Dr David Parsons)
UTAS Author:Bridle, K (Dr Kerry Bridle)
UTAS Author:Mohammed, C (Professor Caroline Mohammed)
ID Code:92680
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2014-06-25
Last Modified:2014-06-27
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