Australian indigenous weather knowledge

Greg Lehman, Nigel Tapper, Michael Fletcher, James Lantry, Ian Bell, Fernando Longo, John McBride, Elizabeth Stafford, Harvey Stern, Richard Whitaker

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The multi-institution Indigenous Weather Knowledge (IWK) project aims on knowledge of weather and climate of indigenous people of Australia. The project focus on knowledge of weather and climate developed over countless generations by indigenous communities of Australia which is based on geophysical and statistical sciences. The project undertakes 17 ATSIC regions of Australia which interprets climatic environment of Australia forming an important constituent of indigenous identity and connection to place. The research work enables development of indigenous knowledge in area of wider community.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5683-5684
Number of pages2
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2004
EventCombined Preprints: 84th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting - Seattle, United States of America
Duration: 11 Jan 200415 Jan 2004

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