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April 2010 (vol 3 issue 7)

MAPS & CHARTS: Dry Days Down Under: Australia and the World Water Crisis

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image: Map of Wildfires in Victoria on February 7, 2009;
Map of Wildfires in Victoria on February 7, 2009; "Black Saturday"
image: Map of the Murray-Darling Basin
Map of the Murray-Darling Basin
image: Annual Rainfall in Australia
Annual Rainfall in Australia
image: The Great Artesian Basin
The Great Artesian Basin
image: Rainfall in 2006, Compared to Historic Rainfall Amounts
Rainfall in 2006, Compared to Historic Rainfall Amounts
image: The Southern Oscillation Index, Differential from Average Atmospheric Pressure in the Oceans surrounding Australia during periods of El Nino and La Nina Weather Patterns
The Southern Oscillation Index, Differential from Average Atmospheric Pressure in the Oceans surrounding Australia during periods of El Nino and La Nina Weather Patterns
image: Graph Showing the Weather in Cairns, Queensland, with Blue bars showing Rainfall, Green zones showing Humidity, and Red zones showing Temperature
Graph Showing the Weather in Cairns, Queensland, with Blue bars showing Rainfall, Green zones showing Humidity, and Red zones showing Temperature
image: Map of Australia Showing the Three Year Difference in Rainfall Totals, 2004-2007
Map of Australia Showing the Three Year Difference in Rainfall Totals, 2004-2007
image: Map Showing the Average Rainfall in Australia, 1996-2005
Map Showing the Average Rainfall in Australia, 1996-2005
image: Maps showing Dam and Water Capacity in Australia in the 2000s
Maps showing Dam and Water Capacity in Australia in the 2000s
image: Map showing the percentage of Irrigated Land in Australia in 2004
Map showing the percentage of Irrigated Land in Australia in 2004
image: Chart showing Water Usage per State in Australia
Chart showing Water Usage per State in Australia
image: Map showing the Location of Dams in Australia
Map showing the Location of Dams in Australia
image: Map showing Drought Conditions in Australia in the past Decade
Map showing Drought Conditions in Australia in the past Decade
image: Map showing the Amount of Rainfall in Australia in early March 2010
Map showing the Amount of Rainfall in Australia in early March 2010
image: A Climate Map of Australia based on the Australian Bureau of Meterology
A Climate Map of Australia based on the Australian Bureau of Meterology
image: Chart showing the Storage Capacities of Australian Dams over the past decade
Chart showing the Storage Capacities of Australian Dams over the past decade
image: Chart showing the extensive regulation of River Murray
Chart showing the extensive regulation of River Murray
image: Map of Irrigation networks in one part of the River Murray Area
Map of Irrigation networks in one part of the River Murray Area

 

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