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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Andrew Watkins explains what these climate indicators mean for grain growers... El Ni o events usually last for one season, developing in autumn and winter and starting to dissipate by summer, though have been known to last between six months and two years... "The effect of a positive IOD is similar to El Ni o, though it is shorter lived as it usually starts in winter and collapses in late spring-early summer, when the monsoon season starts...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Andrew Watkins explains what these climate indicators mean for grain growers... El Ni o events usually last for one season, developing in autumn and winter and starting to dissipate by summer, though have been known to last between six months and two years... "The effect of a positive IOD is similar to El Ni o, though it is shorter lived as it usually starts in winter and collapses in late spring-early summer, when the monsoon season starts...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Forecasts made at this time of year have varying degrees of skill and we advise users to consult the seasonal forecasts as they are updated monthly and the skill improves closer to the season... Verification of the 2011 SSF forecasts In terms of the 2011 seasonal forecasts the SSF gave a drier outlook to that which generally eventuated early in the season, but successfully forecast a wetter outlook for spring which assisted farmers with fertiliser decisions mid-year... AIMS The aim of this paper is to review the main climate indicators in 2011, and what is shaping in 2012...
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