We’re looking for a National Coordinator

The joint Rural Development Corporation Partnership, the Managing Climate Variability Program has entered into agreement and Phase 5. It is advertising for a National Coordinator for the program. The position description is attached. If you know of anyone who may be interested in applying then…

National climate dogs let off the leash!

Australia’s climate drivers explained through creative sheepdog animation videos Meet Ridgy, Enso, Indy and Sam – the four new national climatedogs  that explain the latest science behind the key climate drivers bringing wetter and drier years to Australia’s farms. And while they may look cute,…

CLIMAG edition 27, July 2016

CLIMAG Edition 27 is now available. CLIMAG is our free newsletter, published once a year. It keeps you up to date with our research, and how our research findings are being applied in agriculture and natural resource management. CLIMAG 27 stories [PDF 2MB]: Australia’s seasonal…

Improving the skill of regional forecasts in the POAMA-3 model

Create more skilful multi-week seasonal forecasts of Australian climate at regional scales. We will measure how much POAMA-3 forecast skill has improved from POAMA-2. We will identify priority areas to improve POAMA, then trial them in POAMA-3. By conducting hindcasts, we will test the improvements for Australian regional forecast skill and ready them to be incorporated into POAMA-3.