Macquarie University, Sydney Macquarie University ResearchOnline

Showing items 1 - 15 of 30.

Add to Quick Collection   All 30 Results

Sort:
 Add All Items to Quick Collection
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196553
Description: Land surface models (LSMs) must accurately simulate observed energy and water fluxes during droughts in order to provide reliable estimates of future water resources. We evaluated 8 different LSMs (14 ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/338836
Description: Stomatal conductance (gs) affects the fluxes of carbon, energy and water between the vegetated land surface and the atmosphere. We test an implementation of an optimal stomatal conductance model withi ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1056890
Description: Future climate change has the potential to increase drought in many regions of the globe, making it essential that land surface models (LSMs) used in coupled climate models realistically capture the d ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1063345
Description: We implement a new stomatal conductance scheme, based on the optimality approach, within the Community Atmosphere Biosphere Land Exchange (CABLEv2.0.1) land surface model. Coupled land–atmosphere simu ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 040100 Atmospheric Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23529
Description: The coupled climate models used in the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are evaluated. The evaluation is focused on 12 regions of Australia for the daily simul ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22154
Description: We use the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System at a 50 km spatial resolution to explore the impact of large-scale vegetation changes on the Australian monsoon. We simulate multiple Januaries using ve ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36261
Description: Bioclimatic models are the primary tools for simulating the impact of climate change on species distributions. Part of the uncertainty in the output of these models results from uncertainty in project ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/25608
Description: This study has used a numerical model (RAMS) at 1 km horizontal grid intervals over the Sydney Basin to assess the impact of land cover change on storms. Multiple storms using the National Center for ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Authors: Pitman, A. J
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29892
Description: Geography is fundamentally a non-reductionist and holistic discipline. While we tend to focus on particular areas (Physical, Human, etc.), or we focus on specific successes (Quaternary studies for exa ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29882
Description: This paper explores the relationship between the complexity of the land surface energy balance parameterization and the simulation of means, variances and extremes in a climate model. We used the BMRC ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29872
Description: Using a high resolution regional climate model we perform multiple January simulations of the impact of land cover change over western Australia. We focus on the potential of reforestation to ameliora ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/43328
Description: An artificial neural net is used to correct a land surface model (LSM) using present-day observational data. These data are split into a training and a testing set for the correction with the mean air ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/31784
Description: We use the Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project (AMIP-II) experimental protocol to perform six ensemble simulations for four different modes of land surface energy balance complexity. We calculat ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/31739
Description: This study explores whether regional climate model scenarios are sensitive to uncertainty in the representation of surface energy balance (SEB) complexity. Simulations with the Bureau of Meteorology R ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16908
Description: A sudden reduction in rainfall occurred in the southwest of Western Australia in the mid-20th century. This reduced inflows to the Perth water supply by about 120 GL (42%) and led to an acceleration o ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed