Environmental Information Products and Services Directory

Air

Air

The products and services listed on this page relate to the air around us. They cover weather phenomena and events, the climate and factors that influence it, and the emission of greenhouse and other gases into the atmosphere.

The products and services listed below include links to relevant custodians. Refer to the acronym list for departments, agencies and organisations.

The rainfall and river conditions website provides rainfall and river data collected for flood warning purposes from a network of stations across Australia.
BoM
The ACORN-SAT dataset provides a record of daily temperatures over the last 100 years.
BoM
The knowledge hub provides research, resources and news relevant to emergency management. It includes statistics and information, photos, video and media about past disaster events.
Attorney-General's Department
The Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal presents articles for the atmospheric, oceanic and related sciences on topics relevant to the Southern Hemisphere.
BoM
Climate Change in Australia shows how Australia's climate may change in the future. Climate change projections are available for low, mid-range and high greenhouse gas scenarios - drawing on scenarios developed for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report.
BoM | CSIRO
This online schematic diagram presents the main influences on the Australian climate.
BoM
Before the Storm is an educational game for middle year students designed to get them thinking about storm preparation and disaster resilience.
Attorney-General's Department
This monthly e-newsletter snapshot summarises the most interesting and exciting science news stories and events of the month.
CSIRO
This website presents monthly data obtained from the Cape Grim baseline air pollution station in Tasmania. Air samples are analysed at the station to determine concentrations of greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases and other air pollutants.
CSIRO
The Chemical Monitoring Database provides a snapshot of chemical monitoring activities in Australia. It contains details of the monitoring activities and where results and reports can be obtained.
Department of the Environment
The Climate Change Adaptation Information Hub will provide an interactive information hub to improve local, regional and national climate change adaptation responses. It will increase the accessibility of existing climate change adaptation data and facilitate the input, analysis and dissemination of new data and knowledge.
Australian National Data Service | Griffith University | Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation
Climate Data Online provides access to a range of statistics, historical weather observations, climatology maps, and other Australian climate data.
BoM
The Climate Model Summary provides Pacific and Indian Ocean temperature outlooks for the next six months based on a survey of international climate models.
BoM
This website provides links to information about weather conditions in Australia–past, future and present. It includes links to seasonal outlooks, reports, summaries and maps. Data services provide past weather and climate information from the Bureau's Australian climate data archive.
BoM
This website provides information on the science of climate change and climate variability. It includes climate updates, trend maps and information about relevant datasets.
BoM
Meteorological analyses for Australia were generated as a contribution to the Australian Water Availability Project. They include rainfall, temperature, vapour pressure, solar exposure and the Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) over time periods ranging from daily, weekly, monthly to 3-yearly.
BoM
This website provides information and warnings about current tropical cyclones in Australia and its waters.
BoM
Discover Information Geographically allows the user to discover what information the Department holds on a particular topic of interest or for an area of interest. Entries currently cover data and publications, but will be extended to incorporate map services and printed maps.
Department of the Environment
The Drought Statement provides a monthly summary of rainfall deficiencies in Australia.
BoM
The ENSO Wrap-Up provides information on El Niño/La Niña weather patterns for Australia.
BoM
Emissions projection publications are produced annually and provide analysis of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions profile forecasting including trends, changes, comparisons and future projections.
Department of the Environment
eXchange is an electronic newsletter about environmental information activity with a focus on Australian Government developments, including strategic activities, new and existing products and services and major events.
BoM
enGauge is an online newsletter about all things associated with water, such as dam water levels, new policies and regulations and catchment information.
BoM
envstats is the environment statistics newsletter of United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). It provides information about the activities of the UNSD and developments elsewhere in the field of environment statistics.
UNSD
Fire weather warnings are issued when the weather conditions are conducive to the spread of dangerous bushfires.
BoM
Frost potential maps show forecast low temperature thresholds for various Australian weather station locations. This is a trial service.
BoM
The indigenous weather knowledge website displays seasonal weather calendars, developed over thousands of years by Indigenous communities.
BoM
Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) monitoring provides data on major fluctuations in tropical weather, attributed to this weather pattern.
BoM
These maps show the variability of the Australian climate by providing information about average as well as more extreme conditions.
BoM
Measures of Australia's Progress presents key statistical measures that demonstrate change and progress in areas including society, the economy and environment.
ABS
MetEye is an online mapping tool used to visualise weather observations and forecasts for Australia. It presents information on temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind, sea surface temperature, river conditions and cloud cover.
BoM
The Monitor is an online tool that delivers a broad range of climatic, production, biophysical and economic information, for various regions throughout Australia.
Department of Agriculture ABARES
A series of documents provide monthly overviews of temperatures, rainfall and significant weather events in Australia.
BoM
The National Greenhouse Accounts are prepared to meet Australian Government international reporting commitments and support the implementation of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. The accounts provide information on greenhouse gas emissions in Australia and assist the Australian Government in developing climate change policy and tracking progress towards targets.
Department of the Environment
The National Pollutant Inventory database presents annual information of emissions of 93 key pollutants to the air, water and land from industry facilities, and information on waste transfers from facilities.
Department of the Environment
National seasonal temperature outlooks are general statements about the probability or risk of wetter or drier than average weather over a three-month period.
BoM
This e-newsletter provides a summary of activities from the Northern Australia Hub of the National Environmental Research program.
NERP Northern
The Pacific Climate Change Data Portal provides access to raw and homogenised temperature and rainfall data for several countries and islands in the South Pacific region.
BoM
This website provides a graphical map of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the current day extending out for the next four days.
BoM
The Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia (POAMA) is a seasonal to inter-annual seasonal forecast modelling system that provides a number of experimental operational products.
BoM
This website provides the latest space weather observations and forecasts. Users can also subscribe to reports and alerts.
BoM
Rainfall and temperature records provide the highest and lowest temperatures and rainfall levels for each Australian state and territory.
BoM
Rainfall forecasts, over a five-day period, are produced through computer modelling and published graphically, for districts around Australia.
BoM
Seasonal climatic outlooks are produced on a three-monthly basis and provide information on rainfall, temperature, El Niño/La Niña status, streamflow, tropical cyclones and climate models.
BoM
The Severe Storms Archive contains data relating to recorded severe thunderstorm and related events in Australia dating back to the 18th Century.
BoM
The Southern Oscillation Index indicates the development and intensity of El Niño or La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean.
BoM
Spatial sea surface temperature anomaly forecasts are plotted for the Great Barrier Reef using the Bureau of Meteorology's seasonal prediction system.
BoM
Special climate statements provide a detailed summary of significant (and unusual) weather and climatic events in Australia.
BoM
The State of the Climate report provides a summary of observations of Australia's climate and analysis of the factors that influence it.
CSIRO
Published every 5 years, State of the Environment reports provide information about the current condition of the Australian environment, the risks it faces and whether we are doing enough to protect it.
Department of the Environment
This mobile phone application provides weather, temperature, UV level and sun protection times for the day anywhere in Australia.
BoM
The Sustainable Australia report, released every two years, reports on a set of National Sustainability Indicators which include social, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability.
Department of the Environment
This website provides a centralised point-of-access to environment and energy related statistics and activities from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It provides a list of relevant releases, contacts and advice.
ABS
The Tropical Cyclone Outlook is a regular report on existing and potential cyclones in Australia.
BoM
The Tropical Cyclone Risk Model is a computational tool developed for assessing the wind hazard from tropical cyclones.
GA
The National UV Forecast Graph shows the maximum clear sky UV Index at noon for the whole of Australia. The State UV Forecast Map shows UV Index forecasts for specific locations in states and territories.
BoM
This website provide an online weather community where Australians can share weather observations, information and photos.
BoM
This website provides information about the Bureau of Meteorology weather stations, which can help users to select the type of data they require.
BoM
The Bureau of Meteorology operates a nationwide network of over 60 Weather Watch radars. This website provides radar locations, images, news and education.
BoM
The analysis chart archive provides access to weather maps for the Australian, Southeast Asian/Western Pacific and Southern Hemisphere regions.
BoM
The Weekly Tropical Climate Note is a summary report and forecast of Australia's tropical climate, produced on a weekly basis.
BoM
The weekly rainfall update provides a detailed analysis and map of rainfall recorded across Australia during the past week.
BoM