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Bushfires and bushfires in Australia, Natural hazards, Disasters, SOSE: Geography Year 8, QLD | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia

Bushfires and bushfires in Australia, Natural hazards, Disasters, SOSE: Geography Year 8, QLD | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
Bushfires and bushfires in Australia, Natural hazards, Disasters, SOSE: Geography, Year 8, QLD Introduction Australia is frequently ravaged by bushfires, more so than any other country in the world. During the severe 2002-2003 season, which lasted from 1 July 2002 to 28 February 2003, there were 5999 bushfires recorded. There has been ...
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Bushfire Prone Lands Map - Campbelltown City Council

Bushfire Prone Lands Map - Campbelltown City Council | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
What is a bushfire prone area? See the Bushfire Prone Lands Map and find out if your property is on bushfire prone land.
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Reality bites as climate change adds fuels to bushfires

Reality bites as climate change adds fuels to bushfires | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
Disaster planning requires getting the facts straight.
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Inquiries following the 2002–2003 Australian bushfires: common themes and future directions for Australian bushfire mitigation and management

Inquiries following the 2002–2003 Australian bushfires: common themes and future directions for Australian bushfire mitigation and management | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
(2005). Inquiries following the 2002–2003 Australian bushfires: common themes and future directions for Australian bushfire mitigation and management. Australian Forestry: Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 76-86. doi: 10.1080/00049158.2005.10674950
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Bushfires in Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bushfires in Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Major firestorms that result in severe loss of life are often named based on the day on which they occur, such as Ash Wednesday and Black Saturday. Some of the most intense, extensive and deadly bushfires commonly occur during droughts and heat waves, such as the 2009 Southern Australia heat wave, which precipitated the conditions during the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in which 173 people lost their lives.

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NSW Bushfires | Google Crisis Map

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This is a mirror of the NSW Rural Fire Service Current Fires and Incidents map. It should be at most a few minutes behind. / Please listen to your ABC Local Radio station if you are in a hazardous situation.

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Australia bush fire crisis eases, but firefighters warn fight isn't over

Australia bush fire crisis eases, but firefighters warn fight isn't over | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
Firefighters battling blazes that menaced the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia's largest city, said Wednesday the worst of the crisis had been averted.

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Bushfire FAQ - Campbelltown City Council

Common question associated with bushfire, safety, preparedness & hazard reduction including Is my property on bushfire prone land? Do I need a Bushfire Survival Plan? Do I have to decide now whether to ‘Leave Early’ or ‘Stay and Defend’?
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Firebugs: Australia's dangerous summer arsonists

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Australia struggles to understand "firebugs", the arsonists believed to be behind as many of half of Australia's ferocious seasonal bushfires.
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Bushfire hazard reduction: the sword or the shield?

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The Greater Sydney region contains the largest urban centre in Australia, and is also, thanks to its landscape and forests, prone to intense bushfires.

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Current Fires in Australia - Bushfire Summer - ABC Nature

From tracking down arsonists to conducting post bushfire surveys, there's more to it than just fighting fires.

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This article shows the national bushfire monitoring system in Australia. When looking at the site, they article also has maps showing hotspots in Australia.

 

Do you think there's a way to prevent bushfires happening in Australia? Imagine all the catastrophies that could happen to remote homes in the arid areas.

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Fire cloud could form over Australia bush fires causing lightning hits

Fire cloud could form over Australia bush fires causing lightning hits | bushfires in Australia | Scoop.it
Weather experts have warned that the intensifying heat from the blazes could enter the atmosphere causing the volatile cloud formation.

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