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15 August 2017

A global analysis of rainfall and rivers by UNSW engineers has discovered a growing pattern of intense flooding in urban areas coupled with drier soils in rural and farming areas.

10 June 2015
  • Thirty-year weather records from 79 locations across Australia reveal peak downpours during storms are intensifying, leading to greater flash flood risks in cities.
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9 June 2015

The latest edition of Nature Geoscience, features the paper 'Steeper temporal distribution of rain intensity at higher temperatures within Australian storms', highlighting the research work carried out by Conrad Wasko and Professor Ashish Sharma... read more

18 May 2015

WRC researchers Dr Robert Parinussa and Seokhyeon Kim are currently participating in the Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx-4) in Yanco, south west NSW.