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About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Shelter the only hope when weather turns wild in Tasmania's vast wilderness

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The warning sign at the start of one of Tasmania's most popular walking trails spells it out, in several languages — with photos to drive the point home.

How climate change is affecting what we grow and eat

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#subtitle Farmers and scientists are finding new ways to keep food on the table as rainfall patterns move and heatwaves increase.

Arctic lead deposits trace European history from the Roman Empire to modern day

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Since humans developed industry in Europe, prevailing winds have carried fine deposits of lead to the frozen Arctic, where they've been laid down like annual signatures in the permafrost.