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Monsoonal Australia

landscape, ecology, and man in the northern lowlands

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Northern Territory.
    • Subjects:
    • Ecology -- Australia -- Northern Territory,
    • Natural history -- Australia -- Northern Territory,
    • Human ecology -- Australia -- Northern Territory

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by C.D. Haynes, M.G. Ridpath, M.A.J. Williams.
      ContributionsHaynes, C. D., Ridpath, M. G., Williams, M. A. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH197 .M612 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1148306M
      ISBN 109061916380
      LC Control Number94121082
      OCLC/WorldCa24875569

        The Arabic word for season, mawsin, is the origin of the word monsoon due to their annual appearance. Although the precise cause of the monsoons is not fully understood, no one disputes that air pressure is one of the primary factors. In contrast, other components of Australia’ s biota have a palaeotropical signature (Herbert, ; Webb and Tracey, ), with some taxon-area relationships explained by an Indo-Pacic model, which connects monsoonal Australia to West Africa through the Indian subcontinent (Schuh and Stonedahl, ), or with more restricted area.

      Summer in Australia falls between December and February and is famous for sunny days with high temperatures. It’s the wet season in the tropical north (November to April), which is characterised by monsoonal rains and high humidity. Many tourism operations are closed for the season, as are some national parks (such as Kakadu) due to flood. Ants in Australia’ s Monsoonal T ropics: CO1 Barcoding Reveals Extensive Unrecognised Diversity Stefanie K. Oberprieler 1,2,3, * ID, Alan N. Andersen 2 and Craig C. Moritz 3.

      Australia’s food and wine scene is world class and ever-evolving with the freshest produce, culinary masterpieces and ever growing winemakers, distillers and brewers. Australia has an exciting array of native ingredients and a food culture that is constantly evolving, as international dishes are reimagined and adapted by the local cuisine.   Treloar, H.M. Foreshadowing monsoonal rains in Northern Australia. Bulletin No. 18, Melbourne: Bureau of Meteorology. Google Scholar. Trenberth, K.E. A quasi-biennial standing wave in the southern hemisphere and interrelations with sea-surface temperature.


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Australia (/ɒˈstreɪliə/, /ə-/, colloquially /-jə/), officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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[C D Haynes; M G Ridpath; M A J Williams;] -- The scope of this book covers the monsoonal lowlands from the Victoria River in the west to the Roper River in the east" (p. xii).and interannual variability of monsoonal rainfall.

The difference of climatological seasonal mean precipitation between austral summer (December–February: DJF) and winter (June–August: JJA) is shown in Figure 1(a).

Large seasonal difference of rainfall is seen over the maritime continent and Northern Australia as well as over.Donald C. Franklin and David M. J. S. Bowman, A multi‐scale biogeographical analysis of Bambusa arnhemica, a bamboo from monsoonal northern Australia, Journal .