The engineers tasked with Adelaide’s first weather observations

In the year 1843, the ‘Great March Comet’ with its extremely long tail was splendidly visible from even the daytime skies of the Southern Hemisphere. However in Adelaide, South Australia, there was another reason to look skyward for what in modern times might seem like an unlikely group – the Royal Engineers. ...

Public Talk: Finding early weather data for central NSW

University of Melbourne Federation Fellow, Professor David Karoly, will hold a public talk in Bathurst to outline the SEARCH project's landmark research into the climate history of south-eastern Australia. Professor Karoly will also be calling for assistance to identify local sources that may be of use to the project, such as early instrumental weather records … Continue reading Public Talk: Finding early weather data for central NSW