Fire Weather

 The initial phase of this project which commenced in June 2010, was a case study on the Kangaroo Island 2007 bushfires.  The completed study focuses on three separate days of significant fire activity during the fire campaign.  It describes how the changes in broad scale meteorology were modified by the islands environment, hence impacting the observed fire behaviour.  The second phase will be to run the Weather Research and Forecasting model.

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Fire Science
Fire, weather and bushfire modelling experts gathered in Adelaide in late 2013 to discuss the latest scientific developments. Bushfire CRC PhD student Mika Peace joined them.
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The formal proceedings of the Research Forum, held as part of the 2013 Bushfire CRC and AFAC Conference in Melbourne are now available.

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Mika Peace is a Bushfire CRC PhD scholar who looked at atmospheric structures and bushfires. Mika's research was based on a number of case studies from across Australia. 

Mika Peace is a meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology and is currently completing a PhD in coupled fire-atmosphere modelling through the Bushfire CRC. This is her entry into FameLab, an international communication competition for scientists.

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