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Ice core study finds regular long dry spells


Vance, TR, Ice core study finds regular long dry spells, The Mercury - Bruce Mounster, The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, 18 December 2014 (2014) [Newspaper Article]

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HOBART scientists have used a 1000-year Antarctic ice core record to answer a burning question regarding Australia’s worst drought since European settlement. The Millennium Drought, which crippled Australian farms and left water supplies dangerously low in the early 2000s, had previously been described as an exceptional freak of nature.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:ice core, climate history, Antarctica
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Research Field:Palaeoclimatology
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:97718
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-01-09
Last Modified:2015-01-09
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