Antarctic snowfall linked to West Australian drought

Sydney Morning Herald: The significant drought in southwest Australia may be linked to increased snowfall in the Antarctic over the past 30 years, researchers say. They say understanding the connection could help farmers in Western Australia plan for years to come. Analysis of ice cores, drilled at Law Dome just inland from Australia's Casey Station in the Antarctic, shows snowfall may be linked to climate in the Australian sector of the Southern Ocean and south-west Western Australia. Dr Tas van Ommen, Principal......

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