Wind accounts for much variability in fires. Photo: New Zealand Fire Service
Why is it that when it comes to the “wicked problem” of bushfire, we have put uncertainty to one side for so long?
Sampson Flat fire. Photo by Angry Planet.
Hazard Note 15 summaries results from research commissioned by the CFS after the January 2015 Sampson Flat bushfire.
AFAC16 Powered by INTERSCHUTZ
Register now for AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference, and take advantage of the earlybird discount.
A prescribed burn in St Andrews, Victoria
Fire managers need to accurately monitor prescribed burns and bushfires to better assess how they affect fuels and how they reduce fire risk. A project at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC uses satellite technology to more accurately map bushfires.
Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
This case study outlines a methodology for building realistic earthquake disaster scenarios for major cities, using Adelaide as an example.
SES volunteers undertaking a search.
If you volunteer or work on-call you can assist valuable research to ensure the health and safety of emergency personnel.
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