Journal article

A 277 year cool season dam inflow reconstruction for Tasmania, southeastern Australia

KJ Allen, SC Nichols, R Evans, S Allie, G Carson, F Ling, ER Cook, G Lee, PJ Baker

Water Resources Research | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2017


Awarded by Australian Research Council - Hydro Tasmania

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Dam inflow data for this study are available from Hydro Tasmania and the inflow reconstruction can be obtained from the corresponding author. Tree-ring data used in this reconstruction are archived at the International Tree Ring Data Bank (ITRDB: We thank Amy Hessl, Holly Faulstich, Rohan Simkin, and Jason Rijnbeek for assistance in the field. Mark Willis, Hydro Tasmania, provided descriptive data about the catchments used in this study. Ailie Gallant kindly provided the Murray River reconstruction and Wasyl Drosdowsky and Stuart Larsen provided their respective indices of the STRI. We also thank James Risbey for comments on the spatial correlation patterns, and three anonymous reviewers for their thoughtful comments and suggestions that have substantially helped to improve this paper. Samples for this study were obtained under permits issued by Forestry Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Tasmania. Bill Cohen from Hydro Tasmania provided the catchment map and Michelle Ho and Tom Fairman also assisted with the maps. K.A. and S.N. were supported by an Australian Research Council Linkage Project (LP12020811) cofunded by Hydro Tasmania. P.J.B. was supported by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship FT120100751. This paper is also Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory contribution 8080.