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Many wildland firefighter deaths and injuries in Australia and overseas have resulted from firefighters being surprised and overtaken by a fast-moving fire - both on foot and in vehicles, in both grass and forest environments.
Investigations into accidents or near miss events on the fireground mostly focus on finding out the details of what happened, with relatively little consideration given to the thoughts and mental processes driving the firefighters’ decisions.
A unique mobile laboratory is measuring greenhouse gases in Australia’s high country. The fully-self contained laboratory is housed within a 4WD vehicle and trailer and includes sophisticated scientific equipment that takes continuous measurements of CO2, CH4 and N2O emissions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A research review commissioned by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre has identified some important differences in the performance of different types of smoke alarms.

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The Australian
Mon, 26/10/2009
Hobart Mercury
Tue, 15/09/2009
Science Alert
Tue, 15/09/2009
Adelaide Now
Mon, 14/09/2009
Ninemsn
Fri, 14/08/2009
Ninemsn
Fri, 14/08/2009
WA Today
Fri, 07/08/2009
702 ABC Sydney
Mon, 27/04/2009
Uni of California, Berkeley News
Wed, 04/03/2009
Guy Healy, The Australian
Wed, 04/03/2009
David Fogarty, Climate Change Correspondent, Asia
Thu, 26/02/2009

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Posted: 10 years 1 month ago

After 11 years, we are about to enter the last month of your Bushfire CRC. It has been an incredible journey since 2003.

For me, what has stood out the most, notwithstanding the ground breaking research, is the culture change the industry has undertaken throughout this period. At the heart of this has been the close partnership between the Bushfire CRC and AFAC. The...

Posted: 10 years 1 month ago

There is only a month left of the Bushfire CRC, but there is plenty of activity going on. The Research to Drive Change series has been launched, with two successful online forums held. Keep your eyes peeled to the...

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