Long Paddock

Selected publications relevant to Long Paddock

This is a list of key references related to past and current projects undertaken by our staff and collaborators. In some cases abstracts of these documents and/or full versions are made available for download.

Published papers / journal articles

Fraser, G.W. Carter, J. McKeon, G. Day, K. (2011). ‘A new empirical model of sub-daily rainfall intensity and its application in a rangeland biophysical model’ (PDF)*. The Rangeland Journal., vol. 33, pp. 37-48   

Grainger S, Frederiksen C, Zheng X, Fereday D, Folland C, Jin E, Kinter J, Knight J, Schubert S, Syktus J, et al. (2011). ‘Modes of variability of Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation estimated by AGCMs’ (PDF)*. CLIM DYNAM. 2011; 36 (3-4):473-490.

Klingaman, N.P.;  Woolnough, S. J. & Syktus, J. (2011). ‘On the drivers of inter-annual and decadal rainfall variability in Queensland, Australia’.  International Journal of Climatology.

Liu, D.L., Timbal, B., Mo, J. & Fairweather, H. (2011). ‘A GIS-based climate change adaptation strategy tool’ International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management. 3, 2.

Tessendorf, S.A., Bruintjes, R.T., Weeks, C., Wilson, J.W., Knight, C.A., Roberts, R.D., Peter, J.R., Collis, S., Buseck, P.R., Freney, E., Dixon, M., Pocernich, M., Ikeda, K., Axisa, D., Nelson, E., May, P., Richter, H., Piketh, S., Burger, R.P., Wilson, L.,  Siems, S.T. Manton, M., Stone, R.C., Pepler, A., Collins, D.R., Bringi, V.N., Thurai, M., Turner, L., McRae, D. (2011). ‘The Queensland Cloud Seeding Research Project’. Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society.

Mahmood, R; Quintanar, A. I.; Conner, G; Leeper, R; Dobler, S; Pielke, R. A.; Beltran-Przekurat, A; Hubbard, K. G.; Niyogi, D; Bonan, G; Lawrence, P; Chase, T; McNider, R; Wu, Y; McAlpine, C; Deo, R; Etter, A; Gameda, S; Qian, B; Carleton, A; Adegoke, J,O.; Vezhapparambu, S; Asefi, S; Nair, U. S.; Sertel, E; Legates, D. R.; Hale, R; Frauenfeld, O. W.; Watts, A; Shepherd, M; Mitra, C; Anantharaj, V G.; Fall, S; Chang, H; Lund, R; Treviño, A; Blanken, P; Du, J; Syktus, J..  (2010). ‘Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover Change on Climate and Future Research’ Priorities'Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 37-46. 

McAlpine, C.A., Ryan, J.G., Seabrook, L., Thomas, S., Dargusch, P.J., Syktus, J.I., Pielke Sr, R.A., Etter, A.E., Fearnside, P.M. & Laurance, W.F. (2010). ‘More than CO2: A broader paradigm for managing climate change and variability to avoid ecosystem collapse’.  Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 

Rotstayn, L.D., Collier, M.A., Dix, M.R., Feng, Y., Gordon, H.B., O'Farrell, S.P., Smith, I.N. & Syktus, J. (2010). ‘Improved simulation of Australian climate and ENSO-related rainfall variability in a global climate model with an interactive aerosol treatment’.  International Journal of Climatology, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 1067-1088.

Strand, LB., Tong, S., Aird, R., McRae, D.A. (2010). ‘Vulnerability of eco-environmental health to climate change: the views of government stakeholders and other specialists in Queensland, Australia’BMC Public Health 2010, 10:441 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-441

Tong, S. Maher, P. Fitzgerald, G. Mcrae, D. Verall, K. Walker, D. (2010) ‘Assessing the vulnerability of eco-environmental health to climate change’.  Int. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(2) : 546-64.

Cobon, D.H., Stone, G.S., Carter, J.O., Scanlan, J.C., Toombs, N.R., Zhang, X., Willcocks J. and McKeon, G.M. (2009) ‘The climate change risk management matrix for the grazing industry of northern Australia.’ A Climate of Change in Australian Rangelands, The Rangeland Journal, Volume 31 Number 1

McKeon, G.M., Stone, G.S., Syktus, J.I., Carter, J.O., Flood, N.R., Ahrens, D.G., Bruget, D.N., Chilcott, C.R., Cobon, D.H., Cowley, R.A., Crimp, S.J., Fraser, G.W., Howden, S.M., Johnston, P.W., Ryan, J.G., Stokes, C.J. and Day, K.A. (2009) ‘Climate change impacts on northern Australian rangeland livestock carrying capacity: a review of issues. A Climate of Change in Australian Rangelands’, The Rangeland Journal, Volume 31 Number 1

Wheeler, M.C., Hendo, H.H., Cleland, S., Meinke, H. and Donald, A., (2009). ‘Impacts of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Australian rainfall and circulation’ External link icon. Journal of Climate, 22(6), 1482–1498. doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2595.1

Cobon, D.H., Bell, K.L., Park, J.N. and Keogh, D.U. (2008). ‘Summative evaluation of climate application activities with pastoralistists in western Queensland’ (PDF)*. Rangl. J. 30, 361-374.   

Kucharski F., Scaife, A.A., Yoo, J.H., Folland, C.K., Kinter, J., Knight, J., Fereday, D., Fischer, A.M., Jin, E.K., Kröger, J., Lau, N-C., Nakaegawa, T.M., Nath, J., Pegion, P., Rozanov, E., Schubert, S., Sporyshev, P.V., Syktus, J., Voldoire, A., Yoon, J.H., Zeng, N. and Zhou, T. (2008) ‘The CLIVAR C20C Project: skill of simulating Indian monsoon rainfall on interannual to decadal timescales: Does GHG forcing play a role?’ (PDF)* Climate Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0462.

Lehmann, J., Skjemstad, J., Sohi, S., Carter, J., Barson, M., Falloon, P., Coleman, K., Woodbury, P. and Krull, E. (2008). ‘Australian climate-carbon cycle feedback reduced by soil black carbon’. Nature Geoscience pp832-835.

Scaife A. A., F. Kucharski, C. K. Folland, J. Kinter, S. Brönnimann, D. Fereday, A. M. Fischer, S. Grainger, E. K. Jin, I. S. Kang, J. R. Knight, S. Kusunoki, N. C. Lau, M. J. Nath, T. Nakaegawa, P. Pegion, S. Schubert, P. Sporyshev, J. Syktus, J. H. Yoon, N. Zeng and T. Zhou. (2008): ‘The CLIVAR C20C Project: Selected 20th Century climate events’. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0451-1.   

Williams, A.J. and Stone, R.C. (2008) 'An assessment of relationships between the Australian subtropical ridge, rainfall variability, and high-latitude circulation patterns'. International Journal of Climatology’.  DOI: 10. 1002/joc. 1732

Heyhoe, E., Yeon, k, Kokic, P. Levantis, C., Ahammad, H. Schnider, K. Crimp, S.. Nelson, R. Flood, N. and Carter, J. (2007) ‘Adapting to climate change: issues and challenges in the agriculture sector’Australian Commodities: Forecasts and Issues, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2007: 167-178 

Kokic, P., Nelson, R., Meinke, H., Potgieter, A. and Carter, J. (2007) ‘From rainfall to farm incomes – transforming advice for Australian drought policy I: development and testing of a bio-economic modelling system.’ Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 58 (10). pp.993–1003.

Lo, F., Wheeler, M.C., Meinke, H. and Donald, A. (2007) ‘Probabilistic forecasts of the onset of the North Australian wet season’. Monthly Weather Review. 135 (10)

McAlpine, C.A., Syktus, J., Deo, R.C., McGowan, H.A., Watterson, I.G., Phinn, S.R. and Lawrence, P.J. (2007) ‘Modeling the impact of historical land cover change on Australia’s regional climate.’ Geophysical Research Letters. 34.

Watterson, I.G. and Syktus, J. (2007) ‘The influence of air–sea interaction on the Madden-Julian Oscillation: the role of the seasonal mean state’. Climate Dynamics. 28 (7–8). pp.703–722.

Henry, B., Mitchell, C., Cowie, A., Woldring, O. and Carter, J. (2005) ‘A regional interpretation of rules and good practice for greenhouse accounting: northern Australia savannah systems’. Australian Journal of Botany, Vol. 53 No.7 pp 589-605

de Vries JJ, Waldron J, Cunningham V (2003) ‘Field tests of the new Datawell DWR-G GPS wave buoy’ (PDF)* Sea Technology 44 (12) 50-55

Jeffrey, S.J. Carter, J.O. Moodie, K.B. Beswick, A.R. (2001) ‘Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data’ Environmental Modeling & Software 16(04) pp309-330

Hall, W.B. McKeon, G.M. Carter, J.O. Day, K.A. Howden, S.M. Scanlan, J.C. Johnston, P.W. and  Burrows, W. (1998) ‘An assessment of potential climate change impacts on regional beef productivity in Queensland from native pastures’ The Rangeland Journal 20(2) 177-205

McKeon, G.M. Hall, W.B. Crimp, S.J. Howden, S.M. Stone R.C. & Jones D.A. (1998) 'Climate Change in Queensland's Grazing Lands: Approaches and Climatic Trends’. The Rangeland Journal 20(2) 151-176

Conference papers / presentations/ abstracts

Acworth, C. & Lawson, S. (2011). ‘The Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing project – Ten years of managing operations in a highly variable coastal system’ (PDF)*. 20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.

Chu, J.; Syktus, J.; Thatcher, M.; McAlpine, C.; Jeffrey, S.; Katzfey, J.; Zhang, H. & McGregor, J. and Adams-Hosking, C. (2011). ‘Validation of land surface products for modelling the climate impacts of large-scale revegetation in Queensland’.  Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.

Collier, M.A., Jeffrey, S.J., Rotstayn, L.D., Wong, K., Dravitzki, S.M., Moeseneder, C., Hamalainen, C., Syktus, J.I., Suppiah, R., Antony, J., El Zein, A. and Atif, M. (2011). The CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 Atmosphere-Ocean GCM: participation in CMIP5 and data publication. (PDF)* Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011. International Congress: Sustaining Our Future; Perth; 12-16th December, 2011.

Folland, C. Scaife, A. Fereday, D. Knight, J. Kucharski, F. Kinter, J. Jin, E, Bronniman, S. Fischer, A. Grainger, S. Kang, I. Kusunoki, S. Nakaegawa, T. Lau, N. Nath, M. Pegion, P Schubert, S. Sporyshev,P. Syktus, J. Yoon, J. Zeng, N. Zhou, T. (2011). ‘C20C - Climate of the 20th Century: Selected twentieth century climate events’.  World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference: Climate Research in Service to Society, Denver, Colorado, 24-28 October 2011.  

Helyer, Z., Acworth, C. & Lawson, S. (2011). ‘Acoustic Doppler current profiling from Kirra to Cook Island – field exercises undertaken by the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project’ (PDF)*.  20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.

Patterson, D., Boswood, P. ,Elias G. (2011). ‘Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Long Term Average sand transport rate’ (PDF)*. 20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.

Ricketts, J.H. and Carter, J.O. (2011). ‘Estimating trends in monthly maximum and minimum temperatures in GCM’s for which these data are not archived’. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011 International Congress: Sustaining Our Future; Perth; 12-16th December, 2011. 

Schwartz, R.; Nielsen, K. & Mohoupt, J. (2011). 'TC Yasi: Coastal Inundation Levels'. Proceedings of the Australasian Coasts and Ports Conference; Perth, 28-30th September, 2011. 

Syktus, J.; Jeffrey, S.; Rotstayn, L.; Wong, K.; Toombs, N.; Dravitzki, S.; Collier, M. Hamalainen, C. and Moeseneder, C. (2011). ‘The CSIRO-QCCCE contribution to CMIP5 using the CSIRO Mk3.6 climate model’.   Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.  

Wong, K.; Syktus, J.; Jeffrey, S.; Toombs, N. & Rotstayn, L. (2011). ‘Climate extremes during the 20th and 21st centuries simulated by the CSIRO Mk3.6 climate model with anthropogenic and natural forcings’.  Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.  

Zhang, X. and McRae, D. (2011). Constructing Regional Climate Change Projections for Queensland: A Methodology Review. In: Greenhouse 2011: The Science of Climate Change. 4-8 April 2011, Cairns, Australia.

Zhang, X., Abawi, Y., Dutta S. and McClymont, D. (2010). 'Developing ENSO-based irrigation water forecast system in a region with limited hydro-meteorological observations to mitigate the impacts of climate variability': a case study in Lombok, Indonesia. In: Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the Unavoidable Impacts of Climate Change, 29 Jun - 1 Jul 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

McKeon, G.M., Stone, G.S., Syktus, J.I., Carter, J.O., Fraser, G.W., Crimp, S.J. and Howden, S.M. (2009). ‘Climate change impacts on rangeland livestock carrying capacity: More questions than answers’. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Australian Rangeland Society Conference. A Climate of change in the Rangelands. 28 September – 2nd October 2008. Charters Towers, Australia.

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2008). ‘Impacts of climate change on regulated and non-regulated water systems in Australia. In Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world’. Vol 1. Proc. International Grasslands and Rangelands Congress, Hohhot, China. p. 826. (Eds. Organising Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference) (Guangdong Peoples Publishing House: Guangzhou).  

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2008). ‘Impacts and adaptation to climate change in beef production systems in central Queensland’. In Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world. Vol 1. Proc. International Grasslands and Rangelands Congress, Hohhot, China. p. 877. (Eds. Organising Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference) (Guangdong Peoples Publishing House: Guangzhou).  

Henry, B., Johnsson, I., Fraser, G., Carter, J. and Bray, S. (2008) ‘Soil carbon: measurement issues and mitigation options – land use’. Proceedings of the Australian Farm Institute Conference. Gold Coast, Australia. Visit the Farm Institute web site for more information.

Jones, P., Silcock, R. and Stone, G. (2008) ‘Grazing land in “A” condition is stable and resilient’. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia. The paper is available (PDF, 59K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)* on the Long Paddock web site.

Stone, G., Fraser, G., O’Reagain, P., Timmers, P. and Bushell, J. (2008) ‘A new methodology for the calculation of pasture utilisation for grazing lands’ (PDF, 214K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia  

Timmers, P., Zhang, B., Panjkov, A., Stone, G. and Day, K. (2008) ‘FORAGE – A web-based framework for generating decision support information for sustainable grazing land management’ (PDF, 354K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia.  

Zhang, B., Stone, G., Bruget, D., Carter, J., Day, K., Panjkov, A. and McKeon, G. (2008) ‘Quantifying degradation risk – integrating climate risk into rangeland management’ (PDF, 215K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia.

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007) ‘Climate change impacts on the water resources of the Cooper Creek Catchment’ (PDF, 1.0M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. pp.483–489.

Cobon, D.H., Toombs, N.R. and Zhang, X. (2007) ‘Climate change impacts on the sediment load for the Nogoa catchment of the Fitzroy Basin’ (PDF, 1.5M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. pp.853–859.

Deo, R.C., McAlpine, C.A. and Syktus, J. (2007) ‘On Australian heat waves: time series analysis of extreme temperature events in Australia 1950 – 2005’ (PDF)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand  

Donald, A., Lennox, S., Meinke, H. and White, N.C. (2007) ‘The impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation : bridging the gap between weather and climate’. Proceedings of the 87th American Meteorological Society Conference. San Antonio, United States of America. 

Stafford Smith D. M., McKeon G. M., Watson I. W., Henry B. K., Stone G. S., Hall W. B., Howden S. M. (2007). ‘Land Change Science Special Feature: Learning from episodes of degradation and recovery in variable Australian rangelands’. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2007 104 (52). p.20690  

Syktus, J., Deo, R.C., McAlpine, C.A., McGowan, H.A. and Phinn, S.R. (2007) ‘Impact of land cover change on regional climate and El Niño in Australia’ (PDF)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.  

Syktus , J, et. Al (2003) ‘Evaluation of a dynamical seasonal climate forecast system for Queensland’ (PDF, 829K, last updated 01:38PM, 5 December 2008)*. National Drought Forum 2003: Science for Drought 

McKeon, G., Henry, B., Quirk, M., Howden M. and Crimp, S. (2003). 'Climate Impacts on Queensland’s Grazed Landscapes'. Climate Impacts on Australia's Natural Resources: Current and Future Challenges – Conference Workbook.

Reports

Day, K.A., Ahrens, D.G. and Peacock A. (Issued monthly 2001–2015). Queensland summer rainfall (November to March) in relation to sea-surface temperature in the previous autumn and winter. Seasonal Pacific Ocean Temperature Analysis – 1 (SPOTA–1), www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au. To obtain the password and gain access to the SPOTA-1 reports, visit the SPOTA-1 web site for more information.

Klingaman, N.P., (2012): 'A literature survey of key rainfall drivers in Queensland, Australia: Rainfall variability and change. QCCCE Research Report: Rainfall in Queensland. Part 1' (PDF, 2.2M, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)*. Department of Environmental and Resource Management, Queensland Government, Brisbane, Australia. 

Klingaman, N.P., (2012): 'Is the inter-annual variability in Queensland rainfall due to variability in rainfall frequency, intensity, or both? QCCCE Research Report: Rainfall in Queensland. Part 2' (PDF, 2.2M, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)*. Department of Environment and Resource Management. 

Klingaman, N.P., (2012): 'Empirical orthogonal teleconnection analysis of interannual-variability in Queensland rainfall. QCCCE Research Report: Rainfall in Queensland. Part 3' (PDF, 3.6M, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)*. Department of Environment and Resource Management.

Klingaman, N.P. (2012): The ability of HiGEM to simulate Queensland's rainfall variability and its drivers. QCCCE Research Report: Rainfall in Queensland. Part. 4. Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland Government, Brisbane, Australia.
The Part 4/1 report is available (PDF, 1.4M, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.
The Part 4/2 report is available (PDF, 2.7M, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.
The Part 4/3 report is available (PDF, 639K, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.
The Part 4/4 report is available (PDF, 479K, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.

Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence: Coastal Unit. (2011). Queensland Coastal Processes and Climate Change. Department of Environment and Resource Management. More information is available (PDF, 2.8M, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.

OCC / QCCCE. (2010). Increasing Queensland's Resilience to Inland Flooding in a Changing Climate. Department of Environment and Resource Management. Brisbane, Queensland. More information is available (PDF, 392K, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)* on Long Paddock web site. 

QCCCE. (2010). Climate Change in Queensland: What the Science is Telling Us. Department of Environment and Resource Management. Brisbane, Queensland. More information is available (PDF, 4.6M, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)* on the Long Paddock web site.

McKeon, G.M, Stone, G.S., Syktus, J.I., Carter, J.O., Flood, N.R., Ahrens, D.G., Bruget, D.N., Chilcott, C.R., Cobon, D.H., Cowley, R.A., Crimp, S.J., Fraser, G.W., Howden, S.M., Johnston, P.W., Ryan, J.G., Stokes, C.J. and Day, K.A. (2009). ‘Climate change impacts on Australia’s rangeland livestock carrying capacity: A review of challenges’. Report for Land & Water Australia Senior Research Fellowship (QNR46). 69 pp. 

Tessendorf, S.; Bruintjes, R.; Wilson, J.; Roberts, R.; Brandes, E.; Knight, C.; Dixon, M.; Pocernich, M.; Ikeda, K.; Arnold, C.; Axisa, D.; Hall, W.; Freney, E.; Buseck, P. R.; Towler, E.; May, P.; Peter, J.; Wilson, L.; Manton, M.; Siems, S.; Collis, S.; Richter, H.; Pepler, A.; Craig, I.; Stone, R.; Piketh, S.; Burger, R.; Collins, D. (2011). The Queensland Cloud Seeding Research Project.  Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society. Visit the AMS journal web site for more information.

Brown, I.W., Scandol, J., Mayer, D., Campbell, M., Kondylas, S., McLennan, M., Williams, A., Krusic-Golub, K. and Treloar, T. (2008) ‘Reducing uncertainty in the assessment of the Australian spanner crab fishery: final report on Project 2003/06 to the Fishing Industry Reseach and Development Corporation’. Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries. Queensland Government. p.92. Final report

McKeon, G., Chilcott, C., McGrath, W., Paton, C., Fraser, G., Stone G. and Ryan, J. (2008‘Assessing the value of trees in sustainable grazing systems’ (NBP.316). Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Water, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Environmental Protection Agency. Published July 2008, Meat & Livestock Australia, NSW.  

McKeon, G.M., Flood, N., Carter, J.O., Stone, G.S., Crimp, S.J. and Howden, S.M. (2008). ‘Simulation of climate change impacts on livestock carrying capacity and production for the Garnaut Climate Change Review’ (PDF)*.   

Rayner D., Wall, C., Willcocks, J., Barley, R. and Prior, K. (2008) ‘Climate and greenhouse’. The State of Environment in Queensland: Atmosphere. Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland Government. pp.48–61. More information is available (PDF, 1.9M, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)* on Long Paddock web site.

Stokes, C.J., Crimp, S., Gifford, R., Stone, G., Cobon, D. Ash, A., Howden, S.M., and McKeon, G. (2008). ‘Broad acre grazing. In An overview of climate change adaptation in Australian primary industries – impacts, options and priorities’. (Eds. Stokes, SJ and Howden, SM). Report prepared for the National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries (CSIRO: Canberra). 

Syktus J., and S. Jeffrey. (2008). ’Stratospheric Ozone Depletion.’ (PDF, 394K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*: The State of Environment in Queensland, Atmosphere. pp. 62-74. 

Zhang, B., Panjkov, A. and Stone, G. (2008) ‘Guide to using FORAGE (Prototype)’. Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland Government.

Zhang, B. (2008) ‘Climate Risk Assessment Report (prototype)’ Issued monthly. Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland Government.

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007). ‘Practical adaptation to climate change in regional natural resource management: Queenland Case Studies - Fitzroy Basin Report – Part A. Production and natural resource indicators in beef systems under climate change conditions’ (PDF, 1.5M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. Project EP08. Australian Greenhouse Office, Canberra 

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007). ‘Practical adaptation to climate change in regional natural resource management: Fitzroy Basin Report – Part B. Climate change impacts on the sediment load for the Nogoa catchment of the Fitzroy Basin’ (PDF, 1.5M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. (Project EP08). Australian Greenhouse Office, Canberra 

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007). ‘Practical adaptation to climate change in regional natural resource management: Desert Channels Queensland Report. Climate change impacts on the water resources on the Cooper Creek catchment’ (PDF)*. (Project EP08). Australian Greenhouse Office, Canberra  

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007). ’Practical adaptation to climate change in regional natural resource management: South-East Queensland Western Catchments Report. Climate change impacts on water resources of South-East Queensland Western Catchments’ (PDF, 3.4M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)* (Project EP08). Australian Greenhouse Office, Canberra.  

Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007). ‘Practical adaptation to climate change in regional natural resource management: Queensland Murray Darling Basin Report. Climate change impacts on the water resources of the Queensland Murray Darling Basin’ (PDF, 1.1M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. (Project EP08). Australian Greenhouse Office, Canberra.  

McRae, D., Bange, M. and Roth, G. (2007) ‘Climate Change in Cotton Catchment Communities – A Scoping Study, Cotton Catchment Communities’ CRC, for the Australian Greenhouse Office, Department of Environment and Heritage, Canberra. 

Park, S., Howden, M., Higgins, A., McRae, D., Horan, H. and Hennessy, K. (2007) ‘Climate change: informing the Australian sugar industry of potential impacts, possible strategies for adaptation and best-bet options for future R&D’. In the final report of projects CSE019 and SRD011 by Park, S., Creighton, C. and Howden, M., Sugar Research and Development Corporation.

Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence (QCCCE) (2007) ‘The South East Queensland Drought to 2007’ (PDF, 496K, last updated 11:56AM, 8 September 2009)*. Department of Natural Resources and Water, Queensland Government. p.7.

Stone, G., Bruget, D., Carter, J., Hassett, R., McKeon, G. and Rayner, D. (2007). ‘Pasture production and condition issue’. The State of Environment in Queensland: Land. Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland Government. More information is available (PDF)* on Long Paddock web site. 

The GRASP Modelling Team. (2007). ‘Improving Grazing Management using the GRASP Model’. NBP.338 Final Report for Meat and Livestock Australia. Pp. 66.

Climate Impacts and Natural Resource Systems (2005) ‘Climate Smart: Adaptation’. Department of Natural Resources & Mines. Queensland Government. 

Crimp,S, Flood, N, McKeon, G & Howden, M (2004)  ‘Managing Agricultural Systems in a Variable, Non-Stationary Climate: Part II’. Natural Resource Management and Grazing Systems. Department of natural Resources & Mines, Queensland Government

Gabriel, M. & Willcocks, J. with additional material by Crimp, S. Brook, K. Henry, H. McKeon, G. Syktus, J. Peacock, A and Day, K.(2004) ‘Climate Change—The challenge for natural resource management’. Department of natural Resources & Mines, Queensland Government 

Department of Natural Resources & Mines. Queensland Government (2004). ‘Queensland Climate Change and Community Vulnerability to Tropical Cyclones: Oceans Hazard Assessment (1999-2004)’ .

Cai, W. Crimp, S. McInnes, K.Hunt, B. Suppiah, R. Collier, M. Elliot, T. Hennessy, K. Jones, R. Page, C. & Whetton, P. (2003) ‘Climate Change in Queensland under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions (Annual Report 2002-2003)’ ; a report on research undertaken for Queensland Departments of State Devlopment, Main Roads, Health, Transport, Treasury, Public Works, Primary Industries & Fisheries, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources & Mines, Queensland Rail, SunWater, CS Energy. CSIRO Atmospheric Research. 

Paull, C & Peacock, A (2003) ‘Survey of users of the DPI SOI Hotlines’. Department of Primary Industry, Queensland Government.

Paull, C (2002) ‘The value and benefits of using seasonal climate forecasts in making business decisions: A review’ Department of Primary Industries, Queensland Government.  

Walsh, K. Cai, W. Hennessy, K. Jones, R. McInnes, K. Nguyen, K. Page., C. &  Whetton, P. (2002) ‘Climate Change in Queensland under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions (Final Report 1997–2002)’. A report on research undertaken for Queensland Departments of State Development, Main Roads, Health, Transport, Mines and Energy, Treasury, Public Works, Primary Industries and Natural Resources. CSIRO Atmospheric Research.

Collet, L, Hassett, R,  Taube, C, Flood, N, Hall, W (2001) ‘Validation of NOAA Fire Scar Maps in the Laura Basin Using Landsat TM Imagery and Field Data’ Climate Impacts and Natural Resource Systems. Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Day, K & Paull, C (2001) ‘Development and evaluation of reports on seasonal conditions for Queensland’. Rural Risk Strategies Unit, Department of primary Industry, Queensland Government.  

Dyer, R., Café, L. & Craig, A. (2001) ‘Australian Grassland and Rangeland Assessment by Spatial Simulation (Aussie GRASS) NT & Kimberley Rangeland Sub-project’ Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD 

 Hall, W., Bruget, D., Carter, J., McKeon, G., Yee Yet, J., Peacock, A., Hassett R. and Brook K. (2001). QNR9 'The Aussie GRASS Final Report for the Climate Variability in Agriculture Program’ Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD.

Paull, C., Cliffe, N., and Hall, W. (2001). QNR9 'The Aussie GRASS Final Report:(Extension Sub-project) for the Climate Variability in Agriculture Program' Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD.

Tupper, C., Crichton, J., Alcock, D. & Mavi, H. (2001) ‘Australian Grassland and Rangeland Assessment by Spatial Simulation (Aussie GRASS) High Rainfall Zone Temperate Pastures Sub-project’ Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD.

McKeon, G & Hall, W (2001) ‘Can seasonal climate forecasting prevent degradation of Australia's grazing lands?  Climate Variability in Agriculture Program. Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government. 

Paull, C., Cliffe, N. and Hall, W. (2001) ‘Australian Grassland and Rangeland Assessment by Spatial Simulation (Aussie GRASS) Extension Sub-project’ Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD.   

Richards, R., Watson, I., Bean, J., Maconochie, J., Clipperton, S., Beeston, G., Green D. and Hacker R. (2001) ‘Australian Grassland and Rangeland Assessment by Spatial Simulation (Aussie GRASS) Southern Pastures Sub-project’ Department of Natural Resources & Mines, QLD

Crichton, J., Mavi, H., Tupper G. and McGufficke A. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part 2: New South Wales report’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries

Dyer, R., McMahon, K. & Werth, J. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part 4: Northern Territory report’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries  

Paull, C. & Hall,W. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part 1: Queensland report’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries  

Paull, C. and Hall, W. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part 6: National summary’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries 

Roche, J. and Watson, I. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part

5: Western Australia report’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries 

Tynan, R. (1999) ‘A survey of the assessment of seasonal conditions in pastoral Australia—Part 3: South Australia report’ Qld Centre for Climate Applications, Qld Dept. of Primary Industries  

Factsheets and brochures

Klingaman, N.P. (2012): Summary brochure also available on the Long Paddock web site. Queensland rainfall — past, present and future (PDF, 850K, last updated 03:08PM, 28 June 2012)*

Office of Climate Change (2011) ‘Climate change risk management matrix' (PDF, 256K, last updated 11:33AM, 10 February 2012)*. Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland Government.   

Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence: (2011). ‘Queensland Coastal Processes and Climate Change (PDF, 2.8M, last updated 03:07PM, 28 June 2012)*’. Brochure, Department of Environment and Resource Management.

Brundell, J., Cobon, D., Stone, G. & Cliffe, N. (2011). ‘Climate Change Risk Matrix: a process for assessing impacts, adaptation, risk and vulnerability’ (PDF, 256K, last updated 11:33AM, 10 February 2012)*. Factsheet, Queensland Climate Centre of Excellence, Department of Environment and Resource Management 

Office of Climate Change (2011) ‘Tropical Cyclone Yasi Factsheet’ Department of Environment and Resource Management. Queensland Government.  

QCCCE (2010). Chilean Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami (Feb 2010). Department of Environment and Resource Management. Brisbane, Queensland. Visit the EHP web site for more information.

QCCCE Coastal Unit (2010). Tropical Cyclone Ului (March 2010). Department of Environment and Resource Management. Brisbane, Queensland. Visit the EHP web site for more information.

Office of Climate Change. (2010). ‘Consistent Climate Scenarios’ (PDF, 600K, last updated 03:57PM, 13 July 2011)* Factsheet, Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland Government.   

Books and book chapters

Bange M.P., Constable, G.A., McRae D., and Roth G. (2010). Cotton. In C. Stokes  and M. Howden (eds), 'Adapting agriculture to climate change: Preparing Australian agriculture, forestry and fisheries for the future'. (CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia).

Carter, J., Bruget, D., Henry, B., Hassett, R., Stone, G., Day, K., Flood, N. & McKeon, G. (2010). ‘Modeling Vegetation, Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics in the Savanna Woodlands of Australia with the AussieGRASS Model’. in Ecosystem Function in Savannas: Measuring and Modelling at Landscape to Global Scales.  eds. Hill, M.J. & Hanan, N.P. CRC Press. 

Parton, W., Scholes, R.J., Day, K., Carter, J.O. & Kelley, R. (2010). ‘CENTURY-SAVANNA Model for True-Grass Ecosystems’. in Ecosystem Function in Savannas – Measurement and Modelling at Landscape to Global Scales., eds. M.J. Hill & N.P. Hanah,. CRC Press.

Abawi, Y., Llanso, P., Harrison, M. and Mason, S. (2008) ‘Water, health and early warnings’ in Troccoli, A., Harrison, M., Anderson, D.L.T. and Mason, S.J. (eds.) Seasonal Climate: Forecasting and Managing Risk, NATO Science Series. Berlin Heidelberg. Springer. pp.361–410.

Henry, B., McKeon, G.M., Syktus, J., Carter, J.O., Day, K.A. and Rayner, D.P. (2007) ‘Climate variability, climate change and land degradation’. in Sivakumar, M.V.K. and Ndiang’ui, N. (eds.) Climate and Land Degradation. Berlin Heidelberg. Springer. pp.205–221

McKeon,G, Hall, W, Henry, B, Stone, G & Watson, I (eds) (2004) ‘Pasture Degradation and Recovery in Australia's Rangelands: Learning from History’ Department of Natural Resources Mines & Industry, Queensland Government

Syktus, J & Mckeon, G (2002) ‘Evaluation of Global and Regional Climate Models in simulating spatial and temporal patterns of seasonal rainfall variability in the Australian region’ in ‘Learning From History: Preventing land and pasture degradation under climate change’ (McKeon and Hall, 2002) Climate Impacts and Natural Resource Systems, Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines.

Theses

Lawrence, P (2004) ‘Climate Impacts of Australian Land Cover Change (PDF, 21M, last updated 01:38PM, 5 December 2008)*

Posters

Foland, C. Scaife, A. Fereday, D. Knight, J. Kucharski, F. Kinter, J. Jin, E, Bronniman, S. Fischer, A. Grainger, S. Kang, I. Kusunoki, S. Nakaegawa, T. Lau, N. Nath, M. Pegion, P Schubert, S. Sporyshev,P. Syktus, J. Yoon, J. Zeng, N. Zhou, T. (2011). ‘C20C – Climate of the 20th century: Selected twentieth century climate events. (PDF)*’ CLIUAR 2011 Conference: Denver, Colorado, 24-28 October 2011.

Klingaman, N. Woolnough, J. and Syktus, J. (2011). ‘On the drivers of inter-annual and decadal rainfall variability in Queensland, Australia’ (PDF)*. World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference: Climate Research in Service to Society; Denver, Colorado, 24-28 October 2011.

Peacock, A., Flood, N., Ahrens, D., Brook,K., Chilcott, C., Bruget, D., Carter, J., Collett, L., Crimp, S., Day, K., Hall, W., Hassett, R., Henry, B., McKeon, G., McRae, D., Paull, C., and Stone, R. (2002) The Long Paddock Website: Climate Management Information for Rural Australia. (PDF)* Australian Rangeland Society 12th Biennial Conference, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia 2-5 September 2002

Other relevant publications

Cai, W., Crimp, S., Jones, R., McInnes, K., Durack, P., Cechet, R., Bathols J. and Scott Wilkinson, S. (2005) ‘Climate Change in Queensland under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions (Final Report 2004–2005)’ a report on research undertaken for Queensland Departments of State Development, Main Roads, Health, Transport, Treasury, Public Works, Primary Industries and Fisheries, Environmental Protection and Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Rail, SunWater and CS Energy. CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Research, Australian Government.

Walsh, K., Cai, W., Hennessy, K., Jones, R., McInnes, K., Nguyen, K., Page, C and Whetton, P. (2002) ‘Climate Change in Queensland under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions (Final Report 1997–2002)’ a report on research undertaken for Queensland Departments of State Development, Main Roads, Health, Transport, Treasury, Public Works, Primary Industries and Fisheries, Environmental Protection and Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Rail, SunWater and CS Energy. CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Research, Australian Government.

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