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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 […]

Earthquakes: What can Australia Learn from NZ?

John Kerr posted in on May 17th, 2011.

The Christchurch February 22 earthquake has awakened New Zealand to the importance of earthquake prepared buildings, but will Australia learn from our experience? Jason Ingham, Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at University of Auckland, writes his plea for awareness across the ditch in an article for the Australian science website The Conversation. An excerpt (read […]

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