Freshwater Update 63, November 2014

Freshwater Update 63 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including water quality maps and information, as well as river flows.

Assessing the impacts of climate change on river basins in New Zealand using model-based downscaling and regional climate modelling

Models can be used to represent changes or potential variations in regional climate in response to broader scale (national or global) climate change scenarios. Based on these models the local environmental impacts of climate change can then be assessed.