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Scott Power

El Nino-Southern Oscillation  

Dr Scott Power is a Senior Principal Research Scientist and research manager in the Bureau of Meteorology and a Coordinating Lead Author of the next IPCC report ( Scott has published extensively in the international scientific literature on El Niño, global warming, and decade-to-decade climate variability. He previously coordinated the Bureau's participation in the Australian Climate Change Science Program, he led the development of an AusAID project to enhance climate prediction services in many Pacific Island countries ( and more recently co-led the development of the Pacific Climate Change Science Program ( to assist 15 vulnerable countries in the Australian region adapt to climate change. He is the former head of operational climate monitoring and prediction in the Bureau and a former acting head of Australia’s National Climate Centre. He is a member and former member of several international panels of the World Meteorological Organization dealing with climate issues, and he was a co-editor and co-author of the influential CSIRO-Bureau of Meteorology report "Climate Change in Australia" (

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