Publications

Academic papers

Technical reports

  • Timbal, B., K. Whan and M. Raupach 2009. Climate change influence of changes in evapotranspiration, runoff and drainage across SEA, through both physical and ecological processes. Final Report for Project 1.3.1P. South Eastern Australian Climate initiative.
  • Timbal, B., J. Arblaster, K. Braganza, E. Fernandez, H. Hendon, B. Murphy, M. Raupach, C. Rakich, I. Smith, K. Whan and M. Wheeler 2010. Understanding the anthropogenic nature of the observed rainfall decline across South Eastern Australia. The CAWCR – Bureau of Meteorology Contribution to SEACI -1 Theme 1 From January 2006 to June 2009. Melbourne: SEACI.

Internal presentations

  • Statistical Post-Processing workshop – TU Delft 2019Using random forests and the Schaake Shuffle to make probabilistic forecasts of extreme precipitation from deterministic Harmonie output.

  • Canadian Network for Regional Climate and Weather Processes – Evaluation of regional climate models: extreme indices, statistical extremes and relationships with circulation
  • Canadian Network for Regional Climate and Weather Processes – Analysis of Extremes in Regional Models
  • Introduction to climate extremes and indices – Noumea workshop for PACCSAP
  • Climate extremes lecture – PadClim workshop for PACCSAP
  • South-east Australian Climate Initiative
  • The Fenner School of Environment and Society

Conference attendance

  • 8th European Windstorm Workshop (Birmingham) – 2019: Probabilistic wind speed forecasting using parametric and non-parametric statistical post-processing methods
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU) – 2017:  Probabilistic forecasts of extreme local precipitation using HARMONIE predictors and comparing 3 different post-processing methods
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU) – 2017: Atmospheric rivers and extreme precipitation in Norway
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU) – 2016: The influence of atmospheric blocking on extreme winter minimum temperatures in North America
  • The Canadian Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (CMOS) – 2014
  • The American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (AMS) – 2013
  • The Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Annual Meeting (AMOS) – 2008, 2012, 2013
  • International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (ICSHMO) – 2009, 2012
  • Climate Change Beijing – 2011
  • The Australian-New Zealand Climate Forum (ANZCF) – 2010
  • The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU) – 2010

PhD Thesis

  • Interactions between large-scale modes of climate and their relationship with Australian climate and hydrology (ANU)