Downloadable climate tools booklet and movies

Great new climate resources

Click here to see the 7 day forecast, rainfall outlook, SOI and other useful information for your postcode
CANEGROWERS has produced a great DVD and booklet for growers which outlines climate tools, weather drivers and information on how these can be applied on farm.

Download the booklet here for free


  CANEGROWERS CLIMATE VARIABILITY Tools for primary producers in the sugar industry (4176 MB)




Watch the movie segments


Part 1




Part 2

 



Resources

Information on climate tools, climate outlooks, forecasts and modelling can be found on the following websites. 
There are also a growing number of phone apps for weather and warning information that can be useful.

Climate forecasting tools and weather resources

Australian websites
CANEGROWERS    www.canegrowers.com.au
Bureau of Meteorology (BoM)    www.bom.gov.au/qld
Water and the land (WATL)    www.bom.gov.au/watl/about/index.shtml
Climate Kelpie    www.climatekelpie.com.au
Long Paddock    www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au
Managing Climate Variability    http://www.managingclimate.gov.au/
University of Southern Queensland    www.usq.edu.au/acsc/groups/climate
The Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research    www.cawcr.gov.au

International websites
ECMWF: European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts    www.ecmwf.int
Climate Prediction Center (US)    www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Warnings / Cyclones / Emergency Management resources

Emergency Management Queensland    www.emergency.qld.gov.au/emq
Queensland Disaster management Services    www.disaster.qld.gov.au
Emergency Management    www.em.gov.au
Emergency Management Queensland – cyclones    www.emergency.qld.gov.au/emq/css/cyclone.asp
Bureau of Meteorology – cyclone outlook    www.bom.gov.au/climate/ahead/tc.shtml#tabs=1
The Early Warning Network    www.ewn.com.au/

Weather phone apps
Weatherzone app    http://apps.weatherzone.com.au/weatherzone-plus/
Elders    http://www.eldersweather.com.au/iphone
Oz-weather    https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/oz-weather/id295147485?mt=8

Decision support tools
Irrigation optimiser    http://www.aprim.info/irrigationoptimiser
Rain forecaster    Contact your local climate coordinator or extension officer
Rainmain streamflow    http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/26_15734.htm
SILO    http://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo