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Multi-week forecasts, which are top of the list for the Managing Climate Variability (MCV) program, have come a step closer with the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) switching to dynamical, or physics-based, forecasting... MCV program manager Dr Beverley Henry says statistical systems, while still having a role, are becoming less reliable because climate change has made recent years a poor indicator of future weather patterns... Dr Henry says that longer-term forecasting will always be a challenge, given the element of chaos in weather systems, but technological advances now allow the MCV program to provide growers with intelligence that is reliable enough to help with climate risk management...
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