Effect of Climate Change on Viticulture in Australia

Outline observed annual and seasonal changes and projected changes to the local climate – including minimum, mean and maximum temperatures along with precipitation and industry-specific concerns (e.g. frosts, evaporation rates, changing seasons); Provide graphs and data from the BOM website and your own analysis (normally completed using a spreadsheet). You should assume that some in the audience do not accept that climate change is real. Your principle sources will be the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and the Climate change in Australia websites Detail both the changes and opportunities for your industry that will occur as a result of climate change; and, Discuss your local industry in the light of Australian-wide trends and changes which are the result of our changing climate Also must briefly explain what explain what each slide is about in the notes section