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Daily minimum temperature: ANUClimate 1.1, 0.01 degree, Australian Coverage, 1970-2014

Ecosystem Modelling and Scaling Infrastructure (eMAST) Facility
Dr. Jennifer Kesteven (Author) Dr. Tingbao Xu (Author) Prof. Michael Hutchinson (Principal investigator ) Prof. Michael Hutchison (Principal investigator )
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Daily minimum for the Australian continent between 1970-2014. Daily minimum temperature regulates rates of plant growth and determines critical conditions such as the impact of frost on flowering and fruiting. Modelled by expressing each daily value as a difference anomaly with respect to the gridded 1976-2005 monthly mean daily minimum temperatures as provided by ANUClimate_v1-0_temperature-min_monthly-mean_0-01deg_1976-2005. The daily anomalies were interpolated by trivariate thin plate smoothing spline functions of longitude, latitude and vertically exaggerated elevation using ANUSPLIN Version 4.5. There was an average of 673 Bureau of Meteorology data points available for each day between 1970 and 2014. Automated quality assessment rejected on average 1.3 data values per day with extreme studentised residuals. These were commonly associated with days following missing observations. Cross validation residuals for all accepted data points had a mean absolute value of 1.14 degrees Celsius and a root mean square value of 1.53 degrees Celsius. A comprehensive assessment of the analysis and the factors contributing to the quality of the final interpolated daily minimum temperature grids is in preparation.

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Daily temperature regulates rates of plant growth and determines critical conditions such as frost on flowering and fruiting.
The creation of this data was funded by the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) Ecosystem Modelling and Scaling Infrastructure (eMAST) Facility under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) 2013-2014 budget initiative of the Australian Government Department of Industry, the Australian Government Department of Environment in support of the National Carbon Accounting System, and the Australian National University. Any publication of this data or works derived from these data, must include the following citation and prior email notification (eMAST.data@mq.edu.au). Please send reprints/citations of papers or oral presentations to the eMAST office. Michael Hutchinson, Jennifer Kesteven, Tingbao Xu, 2014. Daily minimum temperature: ANUClimate 1.1, 0.01 degree, Australian Coverage, 1970-2014. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Obtained from http://dap.nci.org.au, made available by the Ecosystem Modelling and Scaling Infrastructure (eMAST, http://www.emast.org.au) of the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN, http://www.tern.org.au). Accessed [Date accessed].
Hutchinson, M.F., Mckenney, D.W., Lawrence, K., Pedlar, J., Hopkinson, R., Milewska, E. and Papadopol, P. 2009. Development and testing of Canada-wide interpolated spatial models of daily minimum/maximum temperature and precipitation for 1961-2003. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 48: 725–741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2008JAMC1979.1
Hutchinson, M.F. and Xu, T. 2013. ANUSPLIN version 4.4 User Guide. Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Canberra, http://fennerschool.anu.edu.au/files/anusplin44.pdf

Created: 30 06 2014

Data time period: to 2014-12-31

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154,-9 154,-44 112,-44 112,-9 154,-9

133,-26.5

text: northlimit=-9; southlimit=-44; westlimit=112; eastLimit=154

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  • Local : e1a3ef9b-b339-4dcc-aec7-d49ac9b6317f
  • global : eMAST/e1a3ef9b-b339-4dcc-aec7-d49ac9b6317f
  • Local : ANUClimate_v1-1_temperature-min_daily_0-01deg_1970-2014