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Dare, R. 2015.
Sedimentation of volcanic ash in the HYSPLIT dispersion model
CAWCR Technical Report No. 079

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McInnes, K. and Kepert, J. 2014.
Coasts & Extremes – abstracts of the eighth CAWCR Workshop 10 November – 12 November 2014, Melbourne, Australia
CAWCR Technical Report No. 078

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Peter, J., Seed, A., Steinle, P., Rennie, S. and Curtis, M..
A Bayesian methodology for detecting anomalous propagation in radar reflectivity observations
CAWCR Technical Report No. 077

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Murphy, B., Timbal, B., Hendon, H. and Ekström, M. 2014.
Victorian Climate Initiative: Annual Report 2013-14
CAWCR Technical Report No. 076

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Keenan, T., Puri,K., Hirst,T., Pugh,T., Evans,B., Dix,M., Pitman,A., Craig,P., Law,R., Alves,O., Dietachmayer,G., Steinle,P. and Cleugh, H. 2014.
Next Generation Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (NG-ACCESS) - A Roadmap 2014-2019
CAWCR Technical Report No. 075

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Craig, P. On behalf of the BLUElink team. 2014.
Bluelink 2 overview and milestone summary
CAWCR Technical Report No. 074

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Rennie, S.J., Curtis, M., Peter, J.R., Seed, A.W. and Steinle, P.J. 2014.
Training the Ancilla Naive Bayes classification system to provide quality control for weather radar data
CAWCR Technical Report No. 073

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Miles, E., Griesser, A., Charles, A. and Spillman, C. 2014.
The Pacific-Australia climate change science and adaptation planning program's seasonal prediction websites
CAWCR Technical Report No. 072

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Hoeke, R., McInnes, K., O'Grady, J., Lipkin, F. and Colberg, F. 2014.
High resolution met-ocean modelling for storm surge risk analysis in Apia, Samoa
CAWCR Technical Report No. 071

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Durrant, T., Greenslade, D., Hemer, M. and Trenham, C. 2014.
A Global Wave Hindcast focussed on the Central and South Pacific
CAWCR Technical Report No. 070

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Harman, I.N. and Trudinger, C.M. 2014.
The simple carbon-climate model: SCCM7 Technical documentation
CAWCR Technical Report No. 069

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Trenham, C.E., Hemer, M.A., Durrant, T.H. and Greenslade. D.J.M. 2013.
PACCSAP Wind-wave Climate: High resolution wind-wave climate and projections of change in the Pacific region for coastal hazard assessments
CAWCR Technical Report No. 068

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Cottrill, A., Charles, A., Shelton, K., Jones, D. and Kuleshov, Y. 2013.
Seasonal Forecast Verification in the Pacific using a coupled model POAMA and the statistical model SCOPIC
CAWCR Technical Report No. 067

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Day, K. and Maguire, S. 2013.
Observing, Estimating and Forecasting Rainfall: From Science to Applications - abstracts of the seventh CAWCR Workshop 21 October - 23 October 2013, Melbourne, Australia
CAWCR Technical Report No. 066

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Mortimer, N. and Symonds, G. 2013.
Bluelink III Workpackage P4.2 Littoral-zone Field Program
CAWCR Technical Report No. 065

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Zhao, M., Roff, G., Hendon, H., Okely, P., Zhou, X., Marshall, A., Liu, G., Tseitkin, F. and Alves, O.
Improving Multiweek Rainfall Forecasts: Experimentation with the ACCESS climate models
CAWCR Technical Report No. 064

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Garde, L.A., Spillman, C.M., Majewski, L., Griffin, C., Kruger, G. and Beggs, H. 2013.
ReefTemp Next Generation
CAWCR Technical Report No. 063

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Uslu, B and Greenslade, D. 2013.
Validation of Tsunami Warning Thresholds Using Inundation Modelling
CAWCR Technical Report No. 062

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Sun, Z and co-authors. 2013.
Improvements in atmospheric physical parameterizations for the Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS)
CAWCR Technical Report No. 061

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Nairn, J. and Fawcett, R. 2013.
Defining heatwaves: heatwave defined as a heat-impact event servicing all community and business sectors in Australia
CAWCR Technical Report No. 060

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Collier, M. and Uhe, P. 2012.
CMIP5 datasets from the ACCESS1.0 and ACCESS1.3 coupled climate models
CAWCR Technical Report No. 059

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Uhe, P., Hume, T. and Collier, M. 2012.
ACCESS Post-Processor Version 1.0.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 058

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Law, R.M., Raupach, M.R., Abramowitz, G., Dharssi, I., Haverd, V., Pitman, A.J., Renzullo, L., Van Dijk, A. and Wang, Y-P 2012.
The Community Atmosphere Biosphere Land Exchange (CABLE) model Roadmap for 2012-2017.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 057

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Day, K. (Eds.) 2012.
Understanding and Prediction of Monsoon Weather and Climate - abstracts of the sixth CAWCR Workshop 12 November - 15 November 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 056

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Rennie, S.J. 2012.
Doppler weather radar in Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 055

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Dharssi, I., Steinle, P. and Candy, B. 2012.
Towards a Kalman Filter based land surface data assimilation scheme for ACCESS.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 054

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Peace, M. and Mills, G. 2012.
A case study of the 2007 Kangaroo Island bushfires.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 053

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Brassington, G.B., Freeman, J., Huang, X., Pugh, T., Oke, P.R., Sandery, P.A., Taylor, A., Andreu-Burillo, I., Schiller, A., Griffin, D.A., Fiedler, R., Mansbridge, J., Beggs, H. and Spillman, C.M. 2012.
Ocean Model, Analysis and Prediction System: version 2.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 052

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Lim, E-P., Hendon, H.H., Langford, S. and Alves, O. 2012.
Improvements in POAMA2 for the prediction of major climate drivers and south eastern Australian rainfall.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 051

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Fawcett, R.J.B., Trewin, B., Braganza, K., Smalley, R.J., Jovanovic, B. and Jones, D.A. 2012.
On the sensitivity of Australian temperature trends and variability to analysis methods and observation networks.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 050

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Trewin, B. 2012.
Techniques involved in developing the Australian Climate Observations Reference Network – Surface Air Temperature (ACORN-SAT) dataset.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 049

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Cottrill, A., Hendon, H.H., Lim, E-P., Langford, S., Kuleshov, Y., Charles, A. and Jones, D. 2012.
Seasonal Climate Prediction in the Pacific using the POAMA coupled model forecast system.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 048

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Harman, I.N., Trudinger, C.M. and Raupach, M.R. 2011.
SCCM - the Simple Carbon-Climate Model: Technical Documentation.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 047

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Day, K.A. (Editor) 2011.
Abstracts of the Fifth International Verification Methods Workshop, 1 - 7 December 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 046

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Greenwood, R., Schulz, E., Parkinson, M. and Neudegg, D. 2011.
Evaluation of the TIGER SuperDARN Over-The-Horizon radar systems for providing remotely sensed marine and oceanographic data over the Southern Ocean.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 045

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Day, K.A. and Hollis, A.J. (Editors) 2011.
Composition of the atmosphere - abstracts of the fifth CAWCR Workshop 15 November - 17 November 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 044

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Cope, M. and Lee, S. 2011.
Exploring the co-benefit of electric vehicle uptake and ozone pollution reduction in Sydney - Final report.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 043

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Raupach, M.R., Harman, I.N. and Canadell, J.G. 2011.
Global climate goals for temperature, concentrations, emissions and cumulative emissions.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 042

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Durrant, T and Greenslade, D. 2011.
Evaluation and implementation of AUSWAVE.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 041

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Charles, A., Hendon, H., Wang, Q.J., Robertson, D and Lim, E-P. 2011.
Comparison of techniques for the calibration of coupled model forecasts of Murray Darling Basin seasonal mean rainfall.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 040

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Langford, S. and Hendon, H. 2011.
Assessment of international seasonal rainfall forecasts for Australia and the benefit of multi-model ensembles for improving reliability.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 039

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Hennessy, K., Clarke, J and Ricketts, J. 2011.
Methods for producing extreme temperature projections for Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 038

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Dowdy, A.J., Mills, G.A. and Timbal, B. 2011.
Large-scale indicators of Australian East Coast Lows and associated extreme weather events.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 037

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Keenan, T.D. and Cleugh, H.A. (Editors). 2011.
Climate Science Update: A Report to the 2011 Garnaut Review.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 036

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Corbin, D.K and Law, R.M. 2011.
Extending atmospheric CO2 and tracer capabilities in ACCESS.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 035

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Kirono, D.G.C., Hennessy, K., Mpelasoka, F. and Kent, D. 2011.
Approaches for generating climate change scenarios for use in drought projections – a review.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 034

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Hollis, A. and Day, K. (Editors). 2010.
Ocean Science - Extended abstracts of the fourth CAWCR Workshop 9 November - 11 November 2010 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 033

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Lim, E-P., Hendon, H.H., Alves, O., Yin, Y., Wang,G., Hudson,D., Zhao, M. and Shi, L. 2010.
Dynamical seasonal prediction of tropical Indo-Pacific SST and Australian rainfall with improved ocean initial conditions.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 032

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Langford, S., Hendon, H.H. and Lim. E-P. 2011.
Assessment of POAMA’s predictions of some climate indices for use as predictors of Australian rainfall.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 031

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Taylor, A., Brassington, G.B. and Nader. J. 2010.
Assessment of BLUElink OceanMAPSv1.0b against coastal tide gauges.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 030

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Day, K. (editor). 2010.
Proceedings of the Australian Wind Waves Research Science Symposium, 19-20 May 2010, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 029

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Contardo, S., Symonds, G. and Mortimer, N. 2010.
BLUElink II Workpackage P3 Inner Shelf and Nearshore Field Programs.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 028

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Bi, D. and Marsland, S. 2010.
Australian Climate Ocean Model (AusCOM) Users Guide.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 027

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Timbal, B., Arblaster, J., Braganza, K.., Fernandez, E., Hendon, H., Murphy, B., Raupach, M., Rakich,C., Smith, I., Whan K. and Wheeler, M. 2010.
Understanding the anthropogenic nature of the observed rainfall decline across South Eastern Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 026

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Gregory, P.A., Rikus, L. and Kepert, J.D. 2010.
Testing and diagnosing the ability of the Bureau of Meteorology's Numerical Weather Prediction systems to support prediction of solar energy production.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 025

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Lucas, C. 2010.
A high-quality historical humidity database for Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 024

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Mills, G.A., Webb, R., Davidson, N.E., Kepert, J., Seed, A. and Abbs. D. 2010.
The Pasha Bulker east coast low of 8 June 2007.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 023

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Zhu, H. and Hendon, H. 2010.
Convection and MJO performance in UM7.1.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 022

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Gordon, H., O’Farrell, S., Collier, M., Dix, M., Rotstayn, L., Kowalczyk, E., Hirst, T. and Watterson, I. 2010.
The CSIRO Mk3.5 Climate Model.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 021

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Mills, G.A. and McCaw, L. 2010.
Atmospheric stability evnironments and fire weather in Australia - extending the Haines Index.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 020

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Dowdy, A.J. and Mills, G.A. 2009.
Atmospheric states associated with the ignition of lightning-attributed fires.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 019

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Franklin, C., Dix, M., Jakob, C. and Roff, G. 2009.
Assessing the performance of a prognostic and a diagnostic cloud scheme using single column model simulations of TWP-ICE.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 018

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Hollis, A.J. (editor), 2009.
Modelling and understanding high impact weather - extended abstracts of the third CAWCR Modelling Workshop 20 November - 2 December 2009, Melbourne Australia.

CAWCR Technical Report No. 017

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Cope, M. and Lee, S. 2009.
Chemical Transport Model - User Manual.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 016

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Cope, M., Lee. S., Noonan, J., Lilley, B., Hess, D. and Azzi, M. 2009.
Chemical Transport Model - Technical Description.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 015

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Greenslade, D.J.M., Simanjuntak, M.A. and Allen, S.C.R. 2009.
An enhanced tsunami scenario database:T2.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 014

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Raupach, M.R., Briggs, P.R., Haverd, V., King, E.A., Paget, M. and Trudinger, C.M. 2009.
Australian Water Availability Project (AWAP): CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Component: Final report for pPhase 3 .
CAWCR Technical Report No. 013

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Durrant, T.H., Greenslade, D.J.M. and Warren, G.R. 2009.
Assessing upgrades to the Bureau of Meteorology\u2019s Wave Forecasting System using satellite altimeter data.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 012

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Allen, S.C.R. and Greenslade, D.J.M. 2009.
Spectral climatology of Australian and South-West Pacific tide gauges.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 011

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Dowdy, A.J., Mills, G.A., Finkele, K. and de Groot, W. 2009.
Australian fire weather as represented by the McArthur Forest Fire Danger Index and the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 010

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Sun, Z. 2008.
Development of the Sun-Edwards-Slingo radiation scheme (SES2).
CAWCR Technical Report No. 009

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Huang, X., Ma, Y. and Mills, G.A. 2008.
Verification of mesoscale NWP forecasts of abrupt wind changes.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 008

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Hasson, A.E.A., Mills, G.A., Timbal, B. and Walsh, K. 2008.
Assessing the impact of climate change on extreme fire weather in southeast Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 007

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Hollis, A.J. (editor), 2008.
High resolution modelling : extended abstracts of the second CAWCR Modelling Workshop, 25-28 November 2008, Melbourne, Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 006

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Braganza, K., Gergis, J.L., Power, S.B., Risbey, J.S. and Fowler, A.M. 2008.
A new basin-wide multi-proxy index of the El-Nino Southern Oscillation, A.D. 1525-1982.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 005

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Timbal, B., Li, Z. and Fernandez, E. 2008.
The Bureau of Meteorology Statistical Downscaling Model Graphical User Interface: user manual and software documentation.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 004

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Keywood, M.D., Gras, J.L. and Rotstayn, L.D. 2008.
The Australian Aerosol and Climate Research Program: A proposal.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 003

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Galbally, I.E., Meyer, C.P., Wang, Y.P., Kirstine, W.V., Smith, C., Weeks, I.A., Elsworth, C.M., Robertson, F. and Shuhui, S. 2008.
Measurements of soil-atmosphere exchange of CH4, CO, N2O and NOx in the semi-arid Mallee System in Southeastern Australia.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 002

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Lo, F., Wheeler, M.C. and Lennox, S. 2008.
Improving predictions of the North Australian wet season: onset and duration.
CAWCR Technical Report No. 001

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