Webinars - Presentations by scientists
Watch recorded webinars that showcase some science and products developed by our scientists. Topics include: remote sensing and ground cover, scientific capability in grazing land systems, a national grass production model (AussieGRASS), climate risk assessment, learning from history in climate & grazing management, accessing climate data (SILO) and more.
SPOTA-1 (Seasonal Pacific Ocean Temperature Analysis version 1) monitors Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures (SSTs) from March to October each year and, on this basis, provides long-lead 'outlooks' for Queensland summer (November to March) rainfall.
FORAGE is a web-based system which generates, analyses and distributes information relating to climate and pasture condition at user-specified locations.
The AussieGRASS project uses advanced spatial simulation techniques and supercomputing facilities to build on the research and experience of many of Australia's leading agronomists in developing a system for assessing and monitoring the condition of Australia's extensive grazing lands.
Climate Change Risk Management Matrix
Using a risk management approach, this tool can help you address the uncertainties around the scale and distribution of current and future climate change impacts. The Workbook and eWorkbook follow a structured process that will guide you in identifying risks, opportunities and possible adaptation responses. It is suitable for all levels of industry and business, regional groups and local governments.
Latest Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) values
Please note: the daily SOI value published on 23 December 2016 was incorrect due to a data processing error. The corrected value was published on 3 January 2017. If you accessed our SOI data or SOI phase information between those dates we recommend you download a new copy to ensure you have the corrected information. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
|Average for last 30 days||-2.20|
|Average for last 90 days||0.62|
|Daily contribution to SOI calculation||-9.27|