Tag Archives: Australias

Majestic Icon or Invasive Pest? A War Over Australia’s Wild Horses

Majestic Icon or Invasive Pest? A War Over Australia’s Wild Horses Majestic Icon or Invasive Pest? A War Over Australia’s Wild Horses ANGLERS REST, Australia — Coming over the rise, Philip Maguire gripped the mane of his white gelding and rose on his heels to survey the bush land. He had hoped to be photographed mustering wild horses, but the …

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Racing Against the Virus From Inside Australia’s Healthcare System

Racing Against the Virus From Inside Australia’s Healthcare System

Racing Against the Virus From Inside Australia’s Healthcare System Racing Against the Virus From Inside Australia’s Healthcare System The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. For this week’s issue, the newsletter is written by one of our readers, Dr. Amaali Lokuge, an emergency physician at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. …

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Australia’s Fire Season Ends, and Researchers Look to the Next One

Australia’s Fire Season Ends, and Researchers Look to the Next One

“Nine times out of 10,” he said, manual analysts produce more accurate results than the model. Using their experience, analysts are able to incorporate the uncertainty inherent in fire behavior, something “the computer just isn’t able to grasp.” But where the computer model excels, Dr. Heemstra said, is in analyzing several fires at once and determining which one poses the …

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