Re-evaluating hydrological models for a changing climate: a Victorian case study

“[The IPCC working group 1] projects with high confidence an increase in the variability of the water cycle in most regions of the world and under all emissions scenarios…” “Over the 21st century, the total land area subject […]

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Catchments may not recover from drought

The models we use to manage our rivers and groundwater aquifers are not just equations and maths, but are a formalisation of how we think nature behaves in response to droughts and floods. A major, and implicit, assumption […]

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Why drought-busting rain depends on the tropical oceans

Recent helpful rains dampened fire grounds and gave many farmers a reason to cheer. But much of southeast Australia remains in severe drought. Australia is no stranger to drought, but the current one stands out when looking at […]

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