‘It is quite startling’: 4 photos from space show Australia before and after the recent rain

Warragamba Dam, SydneyStuart Khan, water systems researcher and professor of civil and environmental engineering.This map from Digital Earth Australiashows a significant increase in water stored in Lake Burragorang. Lake Burragorang is the name of water body maintained behind the Warragamba Dam wall and the images show mainly the southern source to the lake, which is the Wollondilly River. A short section of the Coxs River source is also visible at the top of the images.The Warragamba catchment received around 240mm of rain during the second week of February, which produced around 1,000 giga-l...


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