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Following the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Marcia the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services commissioned the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC to investigate the the impact the cyclone might have on the next bushfire season and beyond. Outputs from the project include a report and a Hazard Note summarising the findings.
Year Type Citation
2015 Report Gould, J. S. Post-tropical cyclone fuel assessment and bushfire risk. (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, 2015).
2013 Conference Proceedings Gould, J. S., Sullivan, A., Cruz, M. G., Rucinski, C. & Prakash, M. National Fire Behaviour Knowledge Base- Bringing together the best information for best decisions. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/national-fire-behaviour-knowledge-base-bringing-together-best-information->
2012 Journal Article McCaw, L. W., Gould, J. S., N. Cheney, P., Ellis, P. & Anderson, W. R. Changes in behaviour of fire in dry eucalypt forest as fuel increases with age. Forest Ecology and Management 271, 170 - 181 (2012).
2012 Journal Article Cruz, M. G. et al. Anatomy of a catastrophic wildfire: The Black Saturday Kilmore East fire in Victoria, Australia. Forest Ecology and Management (2012). doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2012.02.035
2012 Journal Article Cruz, M. G., McCaw, L. W., Anderson, W. R. & Gould, J. S. Fire behaviour modelling in semi-arid mallee-heath shrublands of southern Australia. Environmental Modelling & Software (2012). doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.07.003
2012 Journal Article Cheney, N. P., Gould, J. S., McCaw, L. W. & Anderson, W. R. Predicting fire behaviour in dry eucalypt forest in southern Australia. Forest Ecology and Management 280, 120 - 131 (2012).
2012 Journal Article Matthews, S. et al. Field evaluation of two image-based wildland fire detection systems. Fire Safety Journal 47, 54 - 61 (2012).
2011 Journal Article Hollis, J. J. et al. The Effect of Fireline Intensity on Woody Fuel Consumption in Southern Australian Eucalypt Forest Fires. Australian Forestry 74, 81-96 (2011).
2011 Journal Article Plucinski, M. P., McCarthy, G. J., Hollis, J. J. & Gould, J. S. The effect of aerial suppression on the containment time of Australian wildfires estimated by fire management personnel. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2011). doi:10.1071/WF11063
2011 Report Plucinski, M. P., Cruz, M. G. & Gould, J. S. Project FuSE Aerial Suppression Final Report. (CSIRO, 2011). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/project-fuse-aerial-suppression-final-report>
2010 Journal Article Pérez, Y., Pastor, E., Planas, E., Plucinski, M. P. & Gould, J. S. Computing forest fires aerial suppression effectiveness by IR monitoring. Fire Safety Journal (2010). doi:10.1016/j.firesaf.2010.06.004
2010 Report Cruz, M. G. et al. Fire Dynamics in Mallee Heath Vegetation. (2010).
2010 Conference Proceedings Hollis, J. J. et al. Assessing woody fuel consumption models for application in Australian forest fires. VI International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal (2010).
2010 Conference Paper Cruz, M. G. & Gould, J. S. Fuel and fire behaviour in semi-arid mallee-heath shrublands. 6th International Forest Fire Research Conference (ADAI, 2010).
2010 Journal Article Hollis, J. J. et al. Testing woody fuel consumption models for application in Australian southern eucalypt forest fires. Forest Ecology and Management 260, 948 - 964 (2010).
2010 Conference Paper Cruz, M. G. & Gould, J. S. National Fire Behaviour Presiction System. Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia, Caloundra, 2009 (IFA, 2010).
2009 Conference Paper Cruz, M. G. & Gould, J. S. Field-based fire behaviour research: past and future roles. MODSIM Congress (2009). at <http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/A4/cruz.pdf>
2008 Journal Article McCaw, L. W., Gould, J. S. & Cheney, N. P. Existing fire behaviour models under-predict the rate of spread of summer fires in open jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest. Australian Forestry 71, 16-26 (2008).
2007 Conference Proceedings Myers, J., Gould, J. S., Cruz, M. G. & Henderson, M. K. Fuel dynamics and fire behaviour in Australian mallee and heath vegetation. The fire environment--innovations, management, and policy (2007). at <http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/28563>
2007 Report Gould, J. S., McCaw, L. W., Cheney, N. P., Ellis, P. & Matthews, S. Field Guide- Fuel assessment and fire behaviour prediction in dry euclaypt forest. 82, (Ensis- CSIRO & Department of Enivironment and Conservation, WA, 2007).
2007 Report Gould, J. S. et al. Project Vesta- Fire in dry eucalypt Forest: Fuel structure, fuel dynamics and fire behaviour. 218, (Ensis- CSIRO & Department of Enivironment and Conservation, WA, 2007).
2007 Report Plucinski, M. P., Gould, J. S., McCarthy, G. J. & Hollis, J. J. The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Aerial Firefighting in Australia. (Bushfire CRC , 2007).
2007 Journal Article Mell, W., Jenkins, M. Ann, Gould, J. S. & Cheney, N. P. A physics-based approach to modelling grassland fires. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16, 1 (2007).
2007 Book McCaw, L. W., Cheney, N. P. & Gould, J. S. Fire Behaviour in Dry Eucalypt Forest Fuels. (Ensis- CSIRO & Department of Enivironment and Conservation, WA, 2007).
2006 Report Opperman, T., Gould, J. S., Finney, M. & Tymstra, C. Applying Fire Spread Simulators in New Zealand and Australia: Results from an International Seminar. (2006). at <http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/rmrs_p041/rmrs_p041_201_212.pdf>
2006 Conference Proceedings Gould, J. S. Fuel Management-An Integral Part of Fire Management: Trans-Tasman Perspective. Fuels Management-How to Measure Success: Conference Proceedings (2006). at <http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/25934>
2006 Journal Article Tolhurst, K. G., Anderson, W. R. & Gould, J. S. Woody fuel consumption experiments in an undisturbed forest. Forest Ecology and Management 234, S109 - S109 (2006).
2006 Journal Article Gould, J. S. Fuel management- an integral part of fire management: Trans-Tasman Perspective. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2006). at <http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/25934 >
2006 Report Plucinski, M. P., McCarthy, G. J. & Gould, J. S. Aerial Suppression Experiment, Cambridge Tasmania, 21-23 February 2005. 47, (Ensis- CSIRO , 2006).

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