Attention Aussies and Kiwis!
Where in the world people have been volunteering their computers over the past decade to help run experiments on extreme weather. Credit: Climateprediction.net, CC BY-NC-ND
Highest daily maximum temperatures across Australia during the first two weeks of January 2013. Credit: Bureau of Meteorology, CC BY-NC-ND
Soil moisture deficit across New Zealand on 17 March 2013, probably the point in the drought when soils were at their driest. Circled areas indicate sample locations analysed in a 2013 NIWA report, from which this figure is taken. Credit: NIWA, CC BY-NC-ND
This is awesome! It's a new one on me.
How your computer could reveal what's driving record rain and heat in Australia and NZ
Australians and New Zealanders can now use their computers to help scientists discover if climate change has contributed to record heatwaves, droughts and flooding across both countries.