Australia

TRMM Satellite Saw Heavy Rainfall When Cyclone Iggy Hit Australia's Sunset Coast

Tropical Cyclone Iggy is now a memory in southwestern Australia but it made its presence known when it made landfall on Australia's Sunset coast on February 2, 2012. NASA's TRMM satellite provided measurements of rainfall rates as it headed toward landfall and noticed heavy rain was falling in some coastal areas.

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 14:30

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Mon, 02/06/2012

Victoria Floods $19.3m into Warning Systems

Water minister Peter Walsh said the $12.1 million Floodzoom tool will be built to improve communications to communities that are situated in areas that flood.

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Wed, 04/05/2011 - 09:33

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-37

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Lack of a crystal ball frustrates scientists

Senior seismologist Clive Collins was on duty when the first signals from Tuesday's Christchurch earthquake registered on computer screens at Geoscience Australia's Canberra operations centre.

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Wed, 09/03/2011 - 14:20

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Satellite data to improve flood forecasting

As the residents of Queensland, Australia, turn to the mammoth task of cleaning up after the devastating floods over the last weeks, data from ESA's

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Wed, 26/01/2011 - 15:39

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Australia needs eye in the sky to help with floods

Australia is in need of an

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Mon, 24/01/2011 - 15:19

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Flood in Australia

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Massive flooding that has swept through Queensland, Australia, and claimed at least one life will likely force the evacuation of at least 1,000 people

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Flood in Australia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000259-AUS

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Australia

Occurance Date: 

28/12/2010

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-21

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143

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI)

The GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of organizations, agencies, firms, and individuals from around the world.

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Tropical cyclone in Australia

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GDACS red alert in effect. Islands on Australia's Great Barrier Reef were evacuated on March 7th.

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Tropical cyclone in Australia

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TC-2009-000060-AUS

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Australia

Occurance Date: 

07/03/2009

Wildfire in Australia

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Bushfires have killed at least 84 people and destroyed more than 700 homes in south eastern Australia. (08/02/2009)

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Wildfire in Australia

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WF-2009-000035-AUS

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Australia

Occurance Date: 

07/02/2009

Flood in Australia

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Major flooding peaked at 6.53 metres at 6pm Tuesday (17th Feb) at Diamantina Lakes, and at 8am was 5.84 metres and falling. Minor flooding continues at Monkira with renewed rises and moderate to major flooding expected by the end of the week. Major flooding continues in the Georgina River between Urandangi and Marion Downs. Moderate flooding continues in Eyre Creek between Bedourie and Glengyle. Major flooding peaked at 9.03 metres at 2pm on 18th Feb at Roxborough Downs, and at 8am was 8.99 metres and falling. Glenormiston is nearing a peak and was 7.27 metres at 7:30am.

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Flood in Australia

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FL-2009-000048-AUS

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Australia

Occurance Date: 

01/02/2009

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