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Antarctic ice core study reveals Australia's 39 year mega drought

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Vance, TR, Antarctic ice core study reveals Australia's 39 year mega drought, The World Today - Felicity Ogilvie, ABC News, Hobart, Tasmania, 16 December 2014 (2014) [Media Interview]


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Abstract

Scientists have used a 1,000 year old ice core from Antarctica to find out just how many mega droughts happened in South Eastern Australia in the last millennium. Dr Tessa Vance from the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre in Hobart has told Felicity Ogilvie that the information from the ice cores will help scientists to plan for future droughts.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:ice core, climate history, Antarctica
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Palaeoclimatology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Author:Vance, TR (Dr Tessa Vance)
ID Code:97715
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-01-09
Last Modified:2015-01-09
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