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Burning Australia

This is a MODIS image of Tasmania (Australia), showing smoke columns from several wildfires burning on 6 January. In recent months, Australia has suffered a severe heat wave and strong winds, which have favored the emergence of several fires. NASA’s Terra satellite … Continue reading

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How can soil kill all the fish?

Vanessa Wong Monash University, Victoria, Australia When settlers first arrived in eastern Australia, the large expansive coastal floodplains appeared to have the fertile soils and reliable water sources for successful agriculture. However, the floodplains were often waterlogged and contained excess … Continue reading

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Archaeology and soil science: Green Hills, Australia

Robert van de Graaff                                                                         … Continue reading

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