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What is in the smoke of bushfires at the rural/urban interface? Fire Note 114 outlines research assisting fire agencies gain a better understanding of potentially toxic emissions...
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Fire Note 114: This Fire Note outlines the emission products released in smoke from rural/urban interface fires and what this means. The materials burnt during the research are...
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The formal proceedings of the Research Forum, held as part of the Bushfire CRC and AFAC 2012 Conference in Perth are now available. The Research Forum opened the conference week...
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The full proceedings from the 2012 Research Forum are now available. Held as part of the annual conference in Perth, the Research Forum focuses on the delivery of research...
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Fire Note 100: This Fire Note is a special edition that looks back on the broad range of fire research projects that have been summarised in Fire Notes since 2005. It also looks...
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Population shifts towards city centres and the expanding rural-urban fringe are likely to increase firefighting in urban and rural-urban settings. At present, extensive research...
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Smoke Exposure Management on the Fire Ground: A Reference Guide provides detailed information to assist fire  agencies in managing smoke exposure on the fire ground and also to be...
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'Field guide to Smoke Exposure Management’ was written by Fabienne Reisen and Mick Meyer (CSIRO). The publication contains information to assist fire agencies in managing smoke...
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Reliable estimates of carbon emissions from planned and unplanned fires are required to assess the impact of smoke on the atmosphere. This research by Dr Tina Bell and Dr Malcolm...
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Research project - Smoke composition from prescribed and wildfires and health
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Media release Research by Annemarie De Vos from the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centrehas found that the types of face masks available for those at the fire-front vary greatly...
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Previously there was little knowledge of bushfire firefighters’ exposure to such toxic air pollutants as carbon monoxide, respirable particles, polyaromatic hydrocarbons and...
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Issue 30 - Impacts on firefighters and ecological issues.
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Issue 12 - The Bushfire CRC Project D2.2 aims to develop a risk management strategy to mitigate the impact of smoke on firefighters
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Issue 3 - This Fire Note is a synthesis of research projects into smoke management and smoke composition.
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Issue 2 - This Fire Note is a synthesis of the research and issues associated with prescribed burning.
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Issue 1 - This Fire Note is a synthesis of the research and issues associated with chemicals in firefighting operations.
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