Chun-Hsu Su, Nathan Eizenberg, Dörte Jakob, Paul Fox-Hughes, Peter Steinle, Christopher J. White, and Charmaine Franklin
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2020-366,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2020-366, 2020
Preprint under review for GMD
The Bureau of Meteorology Atmospheric Regional Reanalysis for Australia (BARRA) has produced a very high resolution reconstruction of Australian historical weather from 1990 to 2018. This paper demonstrates the added weather and climate information to supplement the coarse or moderate resolution regional and global reanalyses. The new climate data can allow greater understanding of past weather, including extreme events, at the very local kilometre scales.
Chun-Hsu Su, Nathan Eizenberg, Peter Steinle, Dörte Jakob, Paul Fox-Hughes, Christopher J. White, Susan Rennie, Charmaine Franklin, Imtiaz Dharssi, and Hongyan Zhu
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2049–2068, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2049-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2049-2019, 2019
The Bureau of Meteorology Atmospheric Regional Reanalysis for Australia (BARRA) is the first regional reanalysis for Australia, NZ, and SE Asia. It offers realistic depictions of near-surface meteorology at a scale required for emergency services, defence, and other major sectors such as energy and agriculture. It uses a consistent method of analysing the atmosphere, with a higher-resolution model over 1990 to 2018, and can provide greater understanding of past weather, including extreme events.
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