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https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-1703-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-1703-2016
Research article
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11 May 2016
Research article |  | 11 May 2016

An ice core derived 1013-year catchment-scale annual rainfall reconstruction in subtropical eastern Australia

Carly R. Tozer, Tessa R. Vance, Jason L. Roberts, Anthony S. Kiem, Mark A. J. Curran, and Andrew D. Moy

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A 1013-year annual rainfall reconstruction was developed for the Williams River catchment in coastal eastern Australia, based on a linear relationship between sea salt deposition in East Antarctica and rainfall in eastern Australia. The reconstruction allows for the instrumental climate record (~ 100 years) to be assessed in the context of millennial climate variability, allowing for better characterisation of flood and drought risk.