Declining inflows and more frequent droughts in the Murray–Darling Basin: climate change, impacts and adaptation

It is likely that climate change will be associated with reductions in inflows of water to the Murray–Darling Basin. In this study, we analyse the effects of climate change in the Murray–Darling Basin using a simulation model that incorporates a state-contingent representation of uncertainty. The severity of the impact depends, in large measure, on the extent to which climate change is manifested as an increase in the frequency of drought conditions. Adaptation will partially offset the adverse impact of climate change.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/161969
Published in:
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 53, Issue 3
Page range:
345-366
Total Pages:
22




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