Dr Kevin Tory

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Dr Kevin Tory

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27 Aug 2019
In extreme cases, embers transported in a bushfire plume have started new fires over thirty...
27 Aug 2019
Pyrocumulonimbus (fire-induced thunderstorms, pyroCb) are associated with unpredictable changes in...
A case study of South Australia's severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak (28 September 2016)
19 Sep 2018
One of the most significant thunderstorm outbreaks recorded in South Australia impacted central and...
Thermodynamics of pyrocumulus formation
29 Jun 2017
In favourable atmospheric conditions, large hot fires can produce pyrocumulus cloud: deep...
Ensemble prediction of the East Coast Low of April 2015
29 Jun 2017
Between 20-23 April 2015 the eastern coast of Australia was affected by a low-pressure system,...
Will Thurston Conference Poster 2016
14 Aug 2016
Pyrocumulonimbus clouds have been linked to highly dangerous fire behaviour.
Modelling the Fire Weather of the Blue Mountains Fires of October 2013
18 Aug 2015
High resolution simulations over the Blue Mountains Region on 17 October 2013 show several...
Long-Range Spotting by Bushfire Plumes: The Effects of In-Plume Turbulence on Firebrand Trajectory
18 Aug 2015
Large-eddy simulations of bushfire plumes are combined with firebrand trajectory calculations to...

Resources credited

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Presentation-Slideshow 11 Sep 2015 Large-eddy simulations of pyro-convection and its sensitivity to environmental conditions PDF icon Save (1.24 MB) environments, fire weather, modelling
Presentation-Slideshow 30 Aug 2016 The effects of turbulent plume dynamics on long-range spotting - Will Thurston PDF icon Save (2.56 MB) fire, fire severity, fire weather
Presentation-Slideshow 24 Oct 2016 Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community risk PDF icon Save (9.18 MB) forecasting, modelling, severe weather
HazardNoteEdition 28 Nov 2016 Monitoring and predicting natural hazards PDF icon Save (853.18 KB) forecasting, modelling, severe weather
HazardNoteEdition 12 Dec 2016 Fire escalation by downslope winds PDF icon Save (1.08 MB) fire impacts, fire severity, fire weather
Presentation-Slideshow 07 Sep 2017 Thermodynamics of pyrocumulus formation PDF icon Save (2.79 MB) fire, fire weather, severe weather
Presentation-Slideshow 07 Sep 2017 Extreme weather: improved data products on bushfires, thunderstorms, tropical cyclones and east coast lows PDF icon Save (1.3 MB) fire weather, multi-hazard, severe weather
Presentation-Slideshow 31 Oct 2017 Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community impact PDF icon Save (1.93 MB) forecasting, mitigation, severe weather
Presentation-Slideshow 19 Sep 2018 The development of a pyrocumulonimbus prediction tool PDF icon Save (2.01 MB) fire impacts, fire severity
Presentation-Audio-Video 13 Dec 2018 The development of a pyrocumulonimbus prediction tool: AFAC webinar File Save (0 bytes) communities, fire, fire impacts
Presentation-Slideshow 27 Aug 2019 The PyroCb Firepower Threshold: A pyrocumulonimbus prediction tool PDF icon Save (9.16 MB) fire weather, severe weather
Presentation-Slideshow 27 Aug 2019 A case study of South Australia's severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak (28 September 2016) PDF icon Save (4.84 MB) communication, flood

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