Australian technology to measure sea level rise in Vietnam

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We often think of climate change in terms of its effects on affluent countries.

However climate change is predicted to have devastating results for many developing nations, in particular for Vietnam.

Research suggests that up to 5 million people could potentially be displaced because of sea level rises.

This would severely damage the country’s economy, development and food production.

The University of Queensland has developed new and affordable sensor technology designed to measure the effects of climate change in developing nations.

This sensor technology is set to be deployed along the Mekong Delta by the beginning on 2015, as Anna Hartley reports.

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Anna Hartley

Anna Hartley is in her third year of a dual Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in International Relations and German. Anna has a passion for travel and human interest stories and her goal is to work in print and television news and current affairs. Anna will graduate in July of 2015 and is already freelancing for local newspapers and searching for cadetships. Ultimately she has ambitions to work internationally, for the ABC or at a major national newspaper such as The Australian.

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