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Science Alert: Experts Respond

Australian smoulders under extreme heatwave

Dacia Herbulock posted in on January 14th, 2014.

Health alerts have been issued and bushfires threaten as a major heatwave hits heavily-populated parts of Australia this week. Our colleagues at the Australian Science Media Centre have rounded up the following expert comments on various aspects of extreme heat. Further comments are available on their website. Alasdair Hainsworth is Assistant Director for Weather Services […]

What’s causing Australia’s heat wave?

John Kerr posted in on January 18th, 2013.

On the Australian science commentary site The Conversation, climatologists from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology spell out the situation for the Lucky Country. What’s causing Australia’s heat wave? By Neil Plummer, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Blair Trewin, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; David Jones, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Karl Braganza, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, and Rob […]

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