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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The El Ni o/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) remains the dominant source of climate variability and seasonal forecasting capability relevant for north-east Australia... The study shows that both sets of forecasts show widespread forecast skill in excess of climatology (ie better than the use of long-term average rainfall or temperature climatological statistics, but that the Bureau's forecasts perform better in the west of the country (Western Australia) and the Queensland SOI-phase forecasts performing better in the centre and east of Australia, including the northern cropping region (Fawcett and Stone, 2010)... Climate forecasts available for the northern cropping region, such as those based on or similar to the 'SOI-phase system', have been demonstrated to provide significant and relatively high skill when verification tests have been applied to assess all those forecasts in real-time over the past 10 years...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
Seasonal climate forecasts hold the promise of better farm management in the face of Australia "s variable climate... , the project will try and quantify the Spayoff time for the use of a seasonal forecast: how many years should a farmer use a forecast in order to have a high probability of a better outcome than if no forecast were used The value of POAMA forecasts will be assessed against the baseline of not using a forecast, and against using a simple SOI-based forecast where applicable... To aid harvest, chemical defoliants are used to remove leaves, and this process works better at warmer temperatures...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has been providing weather forecasts since 1908 and seasonal outlooks since 1989... There is a notable gap in prediction capability beyond one week and shorter than a season... Model brings multi-week forecasts closer..
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