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Measuring Cup (Melbourne 1856 - 2014)

Whitelaw, Mitchell


One of the key challenges in understanding environmental change is revealing trends over long time-scales. Measuring Cup is an attempt to compress the timescale of human-induced climate change into a small, handheld object. Measuring Cup is a data-form based on some 150 years of monthly average temperatures for Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Each year forms a single horizontal layer, with the radius of each layer based on the temperature value. A higher temperature gives a larger radius. One...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Creative work
Source: Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital


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