Local soil moisture product improves Australian heatwave simulation

Stephanie Jacobs, Ailie Gallant, Nigel Tapper

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On January 28-30, 2009 the city of Melbourne in south-eastern Australia experienced a record- breaking heat-wave with three days above 43˚C and one night above 30˚C. Following the event, over 374 excess deaths and 714 hospitalisations were attributed to the heatwave.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationUrban Climate News
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

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