Principal Scientist Climate Applications

Peter will be speaking in Session 10. A focus on carbon and water. Click here to see more.


Dr Peter Hayman is the Principal Scientist in Climate Applications at SARDI. As program leader of the climate applications science program area he works with industry stakeholders in dryland and irrigated industries to identify key climate risks and then form appropriate research and development partnerships to address the issue. He provides a two-way flow of information between climate scientists from the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO, and agriculture in South Australia. Peter has regular interaction with the national Managing Climate Variability Program and the Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries. He has served on World Meteorological Organisation expert teams in agro-climatology and was part of a team organised by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility to review the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change chapters on Australasia and adaptation.