How earthquakes are monitored
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How earthquakes are monitored

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University of Adelaide geophysicist Sandy Steacy explains what causes earthquakes, and how seismometers and seismographs measure P waves, S waves and aftershocks.

University of Adelaide geophysicist Sandy Steacy explains what causes earthquakes, and how seismometers and seismographs measure P waves, S waves and aftershocks.

Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Fishing and Tourism
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Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Fishing and Tourism

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This clip looks at the interaction of people within these environments and issues relating to the care of these geographical and

This clip looks at the interaction of people within these environments and issues relating to the care of these geographical and

Floods and insurance
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Floods and insurance

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Behind The News explains how insurance companies assess the risk of damage to property and how that applies to flood disasters.

Behind The News explains how insurance companies assess the risk of damage to property and how that applies to flood disasters.

Exploring Queensland's 'Hidden Valley'
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Exploring Queensland's 'Hidden Valley'

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Kellyn Morris tours Queensland's 'Hidden Valley' with a Seqwater field ranger, and learns about the wildlife that inhabits the pristine region accessible only by boat.

Kellyn Morris tours Queensland's 'Hidden Valley' with a Seqwater field ranger, and learns about the wildlife that inhabits the pristine region accessible only by boat.

The effects of bushfires
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The effects of bushfires

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University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ...

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ecology.

Monsoon season and flooding
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Monsoon season and flooding

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Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Plate tectonics shaping Earth
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Plate tectonics shaping Earth

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Geophysicist Kate Selway explains how tectonic plates move, what affect that movement has on the Earth's surface and what understanding scientists gain from studying rocks.

Geophysicist Kate Selway explains how tectonic plates move, what affect that movement has on the Earth's surface and what understanding scientists gain from studying rocks.

Captain James Cook
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Captain James Cook

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The Brainbuzz team interview Captain James Cook and find out how he navigated his voyage to Australia, or New Holland, as he first called it.

The Brainbuzz team interview Captain James Cook and find out how he navigated his voyage to Australia, or New Holland, as he first called it.

Life after earthquake for Japanese boy
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Life after earthquake for Japanese boy

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Young Tokyo resident Heroshi shares home video footage of what life is like for him in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Young Tokyo resident Heroshi shares home video footage of what life is like for him in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Threats and Survival
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Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Threats and Survival

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This clip looks at the factors that affect how coral survives.

This clip looks at the factors that affect how coral survives.

Segwaying through the bush
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Segwaying through the bush

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Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

Floods and flood forecasting
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Floods and flood forecasting

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The Bureau of Meteorology's Gavin Holcombe reveals how too much water can have a devastating effect on the environment, how floods are predicted, and how to stay safe during a ...

The Bureau of Meteorology's Gavin Holcombe reveals how too much water can have a devastating effect on the environment, how floods are predicted, and how to stay safe during a flood.

World Heritage and the Great barrier Reef
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World Heritage and the Great barrier Reef

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Behind The News explains what being on the World Heritage list means and why Australia's Great Barrier Reef, which is on that list, is at risk.

Behind The News explains what being on the World Heritage list means and why Australia's Great Barrier Reef, which is on that list, is at risk.

The bushfire warning system
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The bushfire warning system

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Behind The News describes the new bushfire warning system and investigates why it was changed.

Behind The News describes the new bushfire warning system and investigates why it was changed.

Ocean 101
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Ocean 101

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Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we ...

Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we can't measure it exactly, it is estimated to have a volume of 1370 million cubic kilometres.

How floods are predicted
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How floods are predicted

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Behind The News investigates how floods happen, how authorities predict them and how the waters are sometimes good for draughtaffected communities.

Behind The News investigates how floods happen, how authorities predict them and how the waters are sometimes good for draughtaffected communities.

How do earthquakes happen?
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How do earthquakes happen?

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A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami
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Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami

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Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.