Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2018
What is the fire outlook across northern Australia for the bushfire season? Hazard Note 49 has all the details.
Waroona bushfire 2016. Photo DFES
This Hazard Note is based on a case study of the extreme fire behaviour exhibited by the Waroona bushfire in 2016. The Hazard Note examines the meteorology and fire reconstruction in parallel, identifying the dynamic processes behind the extreme fire behaviour and providing valuable knowledge to apply during future bushfires.
Dr Mel Taylor, EMPA research award 2018
CRC research on how to best plan for animals in an emergency has taken out the inaugural Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) research award, while another project on emergency warnings has been highly commended.
The actively eroding dune face at Old Bar, as seen in June 2015. Photo: Geoscience Australia
Research has developed a new toolkit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storms. The benefits and outcomes of this research are available via a new Coastal Erosion StoryMap.
Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 - fire and severe weather scientists
Partners in the CRC will receive the publication Highlights and Achievements 2013-2017. In a departure from the usual annual report format, this report is an overview of the first four years of the CRC’s eight-year funding period, based around the projects, the people and the organisations that contributed to the overall success of the centre.
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This special event showcased our research achievements to date, with nearly 200 people from across emergency management and policy hearing two days of how the findings are being put into practice.
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