Brochures and fact sheets
- Australia’s changing climate (Australian Climate Change Science Programme) – a useful starting point for anyone wanting to better understand how Australia’s climate has already changed, and how it will change into the future.
- Our changing climate: using climate change information to 2030 – explains climate change and climate variability and how to take both into account for short-term (10-20 year time horizon) decision-making.
- Our changing climate: How will rainfall change in Northern Australia over this century? – explains observations and projections for rainfall and other climate variables in the north.
- Our changing climate: Southern Australia rainfall – long-term trends and future projections – explains long term trends and projections of rainfall, including extreme rainfall, in southern Australia.
- Towards the next generation of climate change projections for Australia – summary of a proposed approach and timeline for a new suite of climate change projections.
- Understanding coastal erosion on beaches: A guide for managers, policy makers and citizen scientists – Hub researchers, through the National Centre for Coasts and Climate, have developed an introductory guide to the dynamics of beach erosion and the impacts of beach movement on human infrastructure.
Science impact stories
- Sea-level rise information for councils – our researchers have prepared comprehensive sea-level projections for all coastal councils in Australia, making it easier for council planners and managers to know how sea-level rise will affect their council.
- Characterising extreme fire conditions – our researchers have produced a dataset of weather conditions influencing fire activity extending back to the 1950s, providing the big picture with regards to fire weather in our changing climate.
- Making coastal hazards information accessible – the Hub has re-developed a much used but old sea-level research website into a new portal that brings together information on an expanded range of coastal hazards including sea-level change, waves, coastal extremes and ocean energy.
- Connecting young scientists and data users – the Hub has established a Young Professionals Network to support both early career climate science researchers and sector-based young professionals to develop technical capacity to deliver and apply climate change science.
- Climate change information for local government – the Hub carried out a small case study to guide the development and delivery of climate change information for councils.
- Understanding climate change impacts on water resource management in Western Australia – the Hub continues to engage with the WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to determine their climate change science needs.
- Improving coastal inundation models for adaptation planning – the Hub worked with the City of Greater Geelong and Data61 to determine how our work on coastal extremes could feed into a coastal adaptation planning tool.
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