Monthly Archives: November 2013

Managing the risks of ectreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Extremes and Risk | Comments : 1 Comments

extreme risk

This Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) has been jointly coordinated by Working Groups I (WGI) and II (WGII) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report focuses on the relationship between climate change and extreme weather and climate events, the impacts of such events, [...]

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Industrial Refrigeration

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Energy Efficiency | Comments : 0 Comments

refrigeration flow chart

This document is a step-by-step guide to improving energy efficiency in medium to large-scale industrial refrigeration systems for industry. It provides best practice information on system operation and outlines opportunities for improving system performance and efficiency, which will lead to benefits for your business. By following this guide, you will be able to determine what changes can be made in order [...]

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Critical temperature thresholds-Lettuce case study

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Vegetables | Comments : 2 Comments


Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is an annual vegetable from the Asteraceae family. It is grown in all states of Australia and continents throughout the world, and is consumed mainly as a salad vegetable. The main lettuce production regions in Australia are the Lockyer Valley and Eastern Darling Downs (SE Qld); Hay and Central West (NSW); Lindenow [...]

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