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The Drought is natural climate variability?

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20980220-2,00.html

I wonder how he validated his model that he ran backwards for 10 000 years, since it needed things like air pressure.

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krazykitkat
Dec. 28th, 2006 05:20 am (UTC)
Pitman, A. J., G. T. Narisma, R. A. Pielke Sr., and N. J. Holbrook, 2004: The impact of land cover change on the climate of southwest Western Australia. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 109, D18109, doi:10.1029/2003JD004347

There's a pdf here. Andy Pitman was my honours supervisor, Neil Holbrook my masters (and hence cohort in tropical cyclone forecasting).

People don't understand even the basics of risk. That's why they refuse to get their kids vaccinated on the minute risk of an adverse reaction, yet still strap them into the car or bathe them which have a much higher risk.
girliejones
Dec. 28th, 2006 05:22 am (UTC)
I hear ya sista! Drives me nuts!!!! Chances of getting killed in a terrorist attack in London versus getting killed in a car accident and yet ppl tell me they are no longer travelling to Europe. And my sister totally picked her honeymoon location around tsunamis. *throws hands up in the air*

Thanks heaps for the pdf. I wonder if that counts as having worked on my thesis today?

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