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Queensland’s soggy soils revealed

BBC: Smos passes over Australia twice a day, producing broad strips of imagery Continue reading the main story Queensland Floods Nick Bryant: Australians' extraordinary grit How flood recovery begins In pictures: Flood clean-up Barrier reef braces for flood impact The extent to which Queensland's soils became saturated with water as the Australian state was deluged with rain is evident in new satellite imagery. The maps were made by Europe's Smos spacecraft, which carries a novel instrument...