Australia

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

Region: 

Australia

Occurance Date: 

28/12/2010

latitude: 

-21

longitude: 

143

First output of the project to assess coastal vulnerability

Australia: Department of Planning/Department of Transport, Australia, has delivered the first outputs of the project to assess coastal vulnerability and prepare for possible sea level rise.
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Thu, 29/07/2010 - 12:17

latitude: 

-25

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134

UNSW to develop satellite surveying technology

University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers will develop satellite surveying technologies that will allow flooding, bushfires, deforestation and earthquakes to be monitored in real time under a USD 4.7 million Australian Space Research Program grant from the Federal Government.  
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Fri, 23/07/2010 - 14:20

latitude: 

-34

longitude: 

151

NASA's TRMM Satellite Measures Cyclone Laurence's Heavy Rainfall

Dec. 31, 2009 (Hal Pierce, SSAI/Goddard Space Flight Center) - Tropical Cyclone Laurence dropped heavy rainfall over Northwest Australia last week, and NASA and the Japanese Space Agency’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite measured that rainfall from its orbit in space.

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Mon, 04/01/2010 - 18:00

latitude: 

-30

longitude: 

145

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.

Source : Glide number

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Tropical cyclone in Australia

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000060-AUS

Region: 

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)

Source : Glide number

Disaster Type: 

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Name: 

Wildfire in Australia

GLIDEnumber: 

WF-2009-000035-AUS

Region: 

Australia

Occurance Date: 

07/02/2009

Flood in Australia

English

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.

Disaster Type: 

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Name: 

Flood in Australia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000048-AUS

Region: 

Australia

Occurance Date: 

01/02/2009

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