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Temperature and rainfall trends in northern Australia 1911−2013: implications for human activity and regional development

Davis, Clem; Hanna, Elizabeth


The climates of the earth’s tropical regions are already towards the upper end of human thermal tolerance. The northern Australian tropical region is a particularly challenging environment for human physical activity and regional development projects. Increases in temperature and rainfall will exacerbate these challenges. Knowledge of past climatic trends and their impacts provides important information for prudent development planning. This paper quantifies the observed changes in temperature...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Climate Research
DOI: 10.3354/cr01417
Access Rights: Open Access


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