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Fire Note 137: In the 2003 Canberra bushfires, a number of unusual fires were observed in which bushfire spread sideways in a diagonal or crosswise direction to...
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Fire Note 134: This Fire Note outlines research undertaken within the bushfire-prone communities of Roleystone and Kelmscott in the Perth Hills, about 45 minutes east of...
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Fire Note 135: This Fire Note details research that estimates toxic emissions commonly encountered by firefighters extinguishing fires in semi-rural communities at the...
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In October 2013, bushfires swept across parts of New South Wales, leaving a trail of destruction and loss. Following the fires, the NSW Rural Fire Service commissioned the...
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Fire Note 129:  How do you motivate people living with fire risk on their doorstep to safeguard their properties and increase their chance of survival?  This research explores how...
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Fire Note 128: This research provides a broad conceptual framework to understand and progress the principle of shared responsibility in risk and disaster management. The findings...
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Fire Note 127: Understanding how a bushfire progresses from ignition to conflagration is essential to planning effective suppression strategies and issuing public warnings –...
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Fire Note 126 presents an alternative approach to evaluating building vulnerability using a dynamic bushfire simulator. The approach creates sets of fire predictions, which can...
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Fire Note 126: An alternative approach to evaluating building vulnerability has been developed using a dynamic bushfire simulator. The approach creates sets of fire predictions,...
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Fire Note 125 discusses the findings of research that has investigated future scenarios for Australian bushfires and explored the role of economic evaluation in informing bushfire...
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Fire Note 125: Addressing the impacts of climate and global change on fire regimes is one of the most important strategic issues confronting bushfire managers in Australia. This...
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Join leading researchers and industry representatives in interactive discussion on using economic evaluation for bushfire risk management in the Paying the Price online forum on...
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Over 120 people participated in the Next G fire prediction online forum earlier this week, covering the FireDST project. Researchers Dr Kevin Tolhurst (University of Melbourne),...
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Background On 9th and 10th July 2013, six months after the devastating Inala Road Fire, the Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) conducted an on-site learning field ride (The Ride) for...
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Bushfire CRC PhD student Brianna Larsen at Deakin University is studying how very hot conditions influence firefighters’ work performance and safety when on the fireground. She...
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Join leading researchers and industry representatives in interactive discussion for the second of our Research To Drive Change online forums on Tuesday 27 May at 1pm. Hosted by...
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Fire Note 124 details case studies undertaken in Central Otago, New Zealand and the Mount Lofty Ranges in South Australia to understand which bushfire risk management strategies...
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Fire Note 124: Fire managers have to face a multitude of competing priorities when considering how to reduce losses from future fires. With limited funds, an increasing population...
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The Northern Fire Mapping project developed fire severity mapping to help manage fire in the tropical savannas and rangelands across Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western...
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Fire Note 123 details research undertaken to develop models that predict the number and probability of human-caused bushfires per day in south west Western Australia from bushfire...
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Fire Note 123: This research developed models that predict the number and probability of human- caused bushfires per day in south west Western Australia from bushfire incident...
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Mapping fire in the tropical north will be the first topic covered by the Bushfire CRC’s Research to Drive Change online forum series, scheduled for 12pm AEST on Wednesday 7 May....
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