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Rainfall study

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Cullen and Grierson [RTF, 3.1 MB]
Updated 17 Jan 2012


Understanding low-frequency (inter-decadal and longer) variability in climate is the key to disentangling human-induced climate change from natural climate variation.

UWA School of Plant Biology staff have researched this using tree rings found in Western Australia's South West.

Multi-decadal scale variability in autumn-winter rainfall in south-western Australia since 1655 AD as reconstructed from tree rings of Callitris columellaris

Authors
Louise E. Cullen and Pauline F. Grierson1
Affiliation
Ecosystems Research Group, School of Plant Biology M090, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA, Australia
1 Author for correspondence
Dr Pauline Grierson
Published

in Climate Dynamics as following citation:

Cullen L and Grierson PF. (2008). Multi-decadal scale variability in autumn-winter rainfall in south-western Australia since 1655 BP as reconstructed from tree rings of Callitris columellaris. Climate Dynamics DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0457-8.