Don Garden releases climate history book

Published on 11 February 2010 by in News

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The SEARCH project team is excited to announce that our project’s Environmental Historian, Assoc. Prof. Don Garden has just released his book Droughts, Floods and Cyclones; El Ninos that shaped our colonial past.

The book is a comprehensive study of El Nino events in colonial Australia, examining how colonists came to understand their climate and its extremes, and develop precautionary measures.

Assoc. Prof. Garden is President of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies.

Droughts, Floods and Cyclones is available from leading book stores and from Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Details of the book launch will be available soon.

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