Publications

Selected Publications Relevant to Long Paddock

This is a list of key references related to past and current projects undertaken by our staff and collaborators. In some cases abstracts of these documents and/or full versions are made available for download.

McKeon, G.M., Stone, G.S., Syktus, J.I., Carter, J.O., Fraser, G.W., Crimp, S.J. and Howden, S.M. (2009). ‘Climate change impacts on rangeland livestock carrying capacity: More questions than answers’. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Australian Rangeland Society Conference. A Climate of change in the Rangelands. 28 September – 2nd October 2008. Charters Towers, Australia.
Jones, P., Silcock, R. and Stone, G. (2008) ‘Grazing land in “A” condition is stable and resilient’. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia. The paper is available (PDF, 59K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)* on the Long Paddock web site.
Patterson, D., Boswood, P. ,Elias G. (2011). ‘Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Long Term Average sand transport rate’ (PDF)*. 20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.
Stone, G., Fraser, G., O’Reagain, P., Timmers, P. and Bushell, J. (2008) ‘A new methodology for the calculation of pasture utilisation for grazing lands’ (PDF, 214K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia  
Wong, K.; Syktus, J.; Jeffrey, S.; Toombs, N. & Rotstayn, L. (2011). ‘Climate extremes during the 20th and 21st centuries simulated by the CSIRO Mk3.6 climate model with anthropogenic and natural forcings’.  Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.  
Henry, B., Johnsson, I., Fraser, G., Carter, J. and Bray, S. (2008) ‘Soil carbon: measurement issues and mitigation options – land use’. Proceedings of the Australian Farm Institute Conference. Gold Coast, Australia. Visit the Farm Institute web site for more information.
Acworth, C. & Lawson, S. (2011). ‘The Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing project – Ten years of managing operations in a highly variable coastal system’ (PDF)*. 20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.
Collier, M.A., Jeffrey, S.J., Rotstayn, L.D., Wong, K., Dravitzki, S.M., Moeseneder, C., Hamalainen, C., Syktus, J.I., Suppiah, R., Antony, J., El Zein, A. and Atif, M. (2011). The CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 Atmosphere-Ocean GCM: participation in CMIP5 and data publication. (PDF)* Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011. International Congress: Sustaining Our Future; Perth; 12-16th December, 2011.
Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2008). ‘Impacts of climate change on regulated and non-regulated water systems in Australia. In Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world’. Vol 1. Proc. International Grasslands and Rangelands Congress, Hohhot, China. p. 826. (Eds. Organising Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference) (Guangdong Peoples Publishing House: Guangzhou).  
Zhang, X., Abawi, Y., Dutta S. and McClymont, D. (2010). 'Developing ENSO-based irrigation water forecast system in a region with limited hydro-meteorological observations to mitigate the impacts of climate variability': a case study in Lombok, Indonesia. In: Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the Unavoidable Impacts of Climate Change, 29 Jun - 1 Jul 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.
Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2007) ‘Climate change impacts on the water resources of the Cooper Creek Catchment’ (PDF, 1.0M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. pp.483–489.
Cobon, D.H. and Toombs, N.R. (2008). ‘Impacts and adaptation to climate change in beef production systems in central Queensland’. In Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world. Vol 1. Proc. International Grasslands and Rangelands Congress, Hohhot, China. p. 877. (Eds. Organising Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference) (Guangdong Peoples Publishing House: Guangzhou).  
Zhang, X. and McRae, D. (2011). Constructing Regional Climate Change Projections for Queensland: A Methodology Review. In: Greenhouse 2011: The Science of Climate Change. 4-8 April 2011, Cairns, Australia.
Schwartz, R.; Nielsen, K. & Mohoupt, J. (2011). 'TC Yasi: Coastal Inundation Levels'. Proceedings of the Australasian Coasts and Ports Conference; Perth, 28-30th September, 2011. 
Stafford Smith D. M., McKeon G. M., Watson I. W., Henry B. K., Stone G. S., Hall W. B., Howden S. M. (2007). ‘Land Change Science Special Feature: Learning from episodes of degradation and recovery in variable Australian rangelands’. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2007 104 (52). p.20690  
Donald, A., Lennox, S., Meinke, H. and White, N.C. (2007) ‘The impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation : bridging the gap between weather and climate’. Proceedings of the 87th American Meteorological Society Conference. San Antonio, United States of America. 
McKeon, G., Henry, B., Quirk, M., Howden M. and Crimp, S. (2003). 'Climate Impacts on Queensland’s Grazed Landscapes'. Climate Impacts on Australia's Natural Resources: Current and Future Challenges – Conference Workbook.
Syktus, J.; Jeffrey, S.; Rotstayn, L.; Wong, K.; Toombs, N.; Dravitzki, S.; Collier, M. Hamalainen, C. and Moeseneder, C. (2011). ‘The CSIRO-QCCCE contribution to CMIP5 using the CSIRO Mk3.6 climate model’.   Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.  
Cobon, D.H., Toombs, N.R. and Zhang, X. (2007) ‘Climate change impacts on the sediment load for the Nogoa catchment of the Fitzroy Basin’ (PDF, 1.5M, last updated 01:41PM, 6 April 2009)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. pp.853–859.
Zhang, B., Stone, G., Bruget, D., Carter, J., Day, K., Panjkov, A. and McKeon, G. (2008) ‘Quantifying degradation risk – integrating climate risk into rangeland management’ (PDF, 215K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia.
Chu, J.; Syktus, J.; Thatcher, M.; McAlpine, C.; Jeffrey, S.; Katzfey, J.; Zhang, H. & McGregor, J. and Adams-Hosking, C. (2011). ‘Validation of land surface products for modelling the climate impacts of large-scale revegetation in Queensland’.  Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia & New Zealand; Perth; 12-16 December 2011.
Helyer, Z., Acworth, C. & Lawson, S. (2011). ‘Acoustic Doppler current profiling from Kirra to Cook Island – field exercises undertaken by the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project’ (PDF)*.  20th NSW Coastal Conference, Tweed Heads, 8-11th November 2011.
Timmers, P., Zhang, B., Panjkov, A., Stone, G. and Day, K. (2008) ‘FORAGE – A web-based framework for generating decision support information for sustainable grazing land management’ (PDF, 354K, last updated 01:31PM, 17 September 2009)*. Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society Conference. Charters Towers, Australia.  
Ricketts, J.H. and Carter, J.O. (2011). ‘Estimating trends in monthly maximum and minimum temperatures in GCM’s for which these data are not archived’. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011 International Congress: Sustaining Our Future; Perth; 12-16th December, 2011. 
Syktus , J, et. Al (2003) ‘Evaluation of a dynamical seasonal climate forecast system for Queensland’ (PDF, 829K, last updated 01:38PM, 5 December 2008)*. National Drought Forum 2003: Science for Drought 
Syktus, J., Deo, R.C., McAlpine, C.A., McGowan, H.A. and Phinn, S.R. (2007) ‘Impact of land cover change on regional climate and El Niño in Australia’ (PDF)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.  
Folland, C. Scaife, A. Fereday, D. Knight, J. Kucharski, F. Kinter, J. Jin, E, Bronniman, S. Fischer, A. Grainger, S. Kang, I. Kusunoki, S. Nakaegawa, T. Lau, N. Nath, M. Pegion, P Schubert, S. Sporyshev,P. Syktus, J. Yoon, J. Zeng, N. Zhou, T. (2011). ‘C20C - Climate of the 20th Century: Selected twentieth century climate events’.  World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference: Climate Research in Service to Society, Denver, Colorado, 24-28 October 2011.  
Deo, R.C., McAlpine, C.A. and Syktus, J. (2007) ‘On Australian heat waves: time series analysis of extreme temperature events in Australia 1950 – 2005’ (PDF)*. Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand  
    Last updated: 10 November 2017