Overview of published works

publications

The formalised output from the CRC's activities can be found in journals, conference proceedings, reports, and articles. (photo: Google)

End-user driven academic outputs

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Latest publications

Year Type Citation
2014 Report McLennan, J., Wright, L. & Birch, A. Community Understanding and Awareness of Bushfire Safety: October 2013 Bushfires - Part 1. (2014).
2014 Report Penman, T. D., Bedward, M. & Bradstock, R. A. National Fire Danger Rating System Probabalistic Framework: year two report. (2014).
2014 Report Young, C. The Problem Solution Framework. (2014).
2014 Report McNeill, I., Harrison, H. Flatau, Dunlop, P. D., Skinner, T. C. & Morrison, D. Testing the Effectiveness of Task Difficulty, Behaviour Interpretation, and Social Comparison Interventions on Bushfire Preparedness – An Experimental Field Study. Brief Report on Phases 7 & 8 of the University of Western Australia & Bushfire CRC Research Project (2014).
2014 Report Wright, L., McLennan, J., Birch, A., Horsey, B. & Penman, T. D. Community Understanding and Awareness of Bushfire Safety: October 2013 Bushfires - Overview. (2014).
2014 Report Horsey, B. & Penman, T. D. Community Understanding and Awareness of Bushfire Safety: October 2013 Bushfires - Part 2. (2014).
2014 Report Maqsood, T., Dale, K. & Wehner, M. Cost-effective mitigation strategy development for flood prone buildings - Preliminary Building Schema. (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, 2014).
2014 Report Newman, J. et al. Literature Review on Decision Support Systems for Optimising Long-term Natural Hazard Mitigation Policy and Project Portfolios. (2014).
2014 Book Owen, C. Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Management. (Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014).
2014 Book Chapter Wenger, C. River Basin Management in the Twenty-First Century: understanding people and place pp. 418-445 (RC Press, 2014).
2013 Journal Article Bearman, C. & Bremner, P. A. A day in the life of a volunteer incident commander: Errors, pressures and mitigating strategies. Applied Ergonomics 44, 488 - 495 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Whittaker, J., Haynes, K., Handmer, J. & McLennan, J. Community safety during the 2009 Australian ‘Black Saturday’ bushfires: an analysis of household preparedness and response. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2013). doi:10.1071/WF12010
2013 Journal Article Netto, K. et al. Muscle activation during the Pack Hike test and a critical wildfire fighting task. Applied Ergonomics 44, (2013).
2013 Journal Article Cruz, M. G. & Alexander, M. E. Uncertainty associated with model predictions of surface and crown fire rates of spread. Environmental Modelling & Software 47, 16-28 (2013).
2013 Report Wenger, C. Climate change adaptation and floods: Australia’s institutional arrangements. (National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, 2013). at <https://www.nccarf.edu.au/sites/default/files/attached_files_publications/Wenger_2013_Case_study.pdf>
2013 Report McLennan, B. J. et al. Sharing responsibility for implementing the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience - workshop report. (2013).
2013 Journal Article Volkova, L. & Weston, C. Redistribution and emission of forest carbon by planned burning in Eucalyptus obliqua (L. Hérit.) forest of south-eastern Australia. Forest Ecology and Management 304, (2013).
2013 Conference Paper Thurston, W., Tory, K. J., Fawcett, R. J. B. & Kepert, J. D. Large-eddy simulations of bushfire plumes in the turbulent atmospheric boundary layer. 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (2013).
2013 Conference Paper Meyer, C. P. (Mick), Lee, S. & Cope, M. E. Smoke impacts from prescribed burning in Victoria; developing a risk climatology. 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation 200-206 (2013). at <http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2013/A3/meyer2.pdf>
2013 Journal Article Nyman, P. et al. Sediment availability on burned hillslopes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface n/a - n/a (2013). doi:10.1002/jgrf.20152
2013 Journal Article Fawcett, R. J. B., Wain, A., Thurston, W., Kepert, J. D. & Tory, K. J. A comparison of the fire weather characteristics of the Melbourne dust storm (1983) and Black Saturday (2009): a high-resolution ACCESS case study. 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation 167-172 (2013). at <http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2013/A3/fawcett.pdf>
2013 Journal Article Nyman, P., Sheridan, G. J. & Lane, P. N. J. Hydro-geomorphic response models for burned areas and their applications in land management. Progress in Physical Geography 37, 787 - 812 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Blanchi, R. et al. Environmental circumstances surrounding bushfire fatalities in Australia 1901–2011. Environmental Science & Policy 1-12 (2013). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2013.09.013
2013 Journal Article Slijepcevic, A., Anderson, W. R. & Matthews, S. Testing existing models for predicting hourly variation in fine fuel moisture in eucalypt forests. Forest Ecology and Management 306, 202-215 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Morris, R. et al. Environmental assessment of erosion following prescribed burning in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Australia. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2013). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF13011
2013 Journal Article McLennan, J., Elliott, G., Omodei, M. & Whittaker, J. Householders’ safety-related decisions, plans, actions and outcomes during the 7 February 2009 Victorian (Australia) wildfires. Fire Safety Journal 61, 175-184 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Daily, H. G. et al. Leaf growth and senescence rates of three pasture grasses and wheat. Crop & Pasture Science 64, 660-672 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Larsen, B., Graham, T. & Aisbett, B. A survey to identify physically demanding tasks performed during storm damage operations by Australian State Emergency Services personnel. Applied Ergonomics 44, 128 - 133 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Adams, M. A., Cunningham, S. C. & Taranto, M. T. A critical review of the science underpinning fire management in the high altitude ecosystems of south-eastern Australia. Forest Ecology and Management (2013). doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2012.10.042
2013 Journal Article Matthews, S. Dead fuel moisture research: 1991–2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2013). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF13005
2013 Journal Article Keane, R. E. et al. Exploring the role of fire, succession, climate, and weather on landscape dynamics using comparative modeling. Ecological Modelling 266, 172-186 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Duff, T. J., Chong, D. & Tolhurst, K. G. Quantifying spatio-temporal differences between fire shapes: Estimating fire travel paths for the improvement of dynamic spread models. Environmental Modelling & Software 46, 33-43 (2013).
2013 Report Horton, B. M. et al. Temperate eucalypt forest decline is linked to altered ectomycorrhizal communities mediated by soil chemistry. (2013). doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2013.04.006
2013 Journal Article Abbasi, A., Owen, C., Hossain, L. & Hamra, J. Social Connectedness and Adaptive Team Coordination During Fire Events. Fire Safety Journal 59, 30-36 (2013).
2013 Conference Paper Wenger, C., Hussey, K. & Pittock, J. Living with floods: key lessons from four Australian flood reviews and similar reviews from the Netherlands, China and the USA. 53rd Floodplain Management Association Conference, Tweed Heads (Floodplain Management Association Conference, 2013).
2013 Report Chong, D., Tolhurst, K. G., Duff, T. J. & Cirulis, B. Sensitivity Analysis of PHOENIX RapidFire. (2013).
2013 Journal Article Owen, C. Gendered communication and public safety: Women, men and incident management. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, The 28, 3-10 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Tyler, M. & Fairbrother, P. Bushfires are “men's business”: The importance of gender and rural hegemonic masculinity. Journal of Rural Studies 30, 110-119 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Leavesley, A. J. & Cary, G. J. The effect of patch area on birds in central Australian Mulga ('acacia aneura') woodland of different times-since-fire. Pacific Conservation Biology 19, 28-38 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Fairbrother, P. et al. Creating “Community”? Preparing for Bushfire in Rural Victoria. Rural Sociology 78, 186-209 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Hamra, J., Wigand, R., Hossain, L. & Owen, C. Network effects on learning during emergency events. Knowledge Management Research & Practice (2013). doi:10.1057/kmrp.2012.65
2013 Conference Paper Hoult, R. D., Lumantarna, E. & Goldsworthy, H. M. Ground Motion Modelling and Response Spectra for Australian Earthquakes. Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference 2013 (2013).
2013 Conference Paper Sarwar, M., Moinuddin, K. & Thorpe, G. Large Eddy Simulation of Flow over a Backward Facing Step using Fire Dynamics Simulator. The 14th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (2013).
2013 Conference Proceedings Simpson, C., Sturman, A., Zawar-Reza, P. & Pearce, G. Fire weather of a Canterbury Northwester on 6 February 2011 in South Island, New Zealand. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/fire-weather-canterbury-northwester-6-february-2011-south-island-new-zeala>
2013 Conference Proceedings McNeill, I., Dunlop, P. D., Skinner, T. C. & Morrison, D. Are you ready? Ready for what? – Examining intended fire responses and preparedness by residents of fire prone areas. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/are-you-ready-ready-what-%E2%80%93-examining-intended-fire-responses-and-preparedn>
2013 Conference Proceedings Nyman, P. et al. Water Quality Risk Due to Fire Disturbance: Tools for Quantifying. 2013 Annual Conference (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/water-quality-risk-due-fire-disturbance-tools-quantifying>
2013 Conference Proceedings Dickinson, S. Acknowledging structural variances of communities to aid in communicating risk information. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/acknowledging-structural-variances-communities-aid-communicating-risk-info>
2013 Conference Proceedings Kruger, T. & Beilin, R. Firefighting the ‘Paradox of Place’ – The Risks and Dilemmas Associated with Knowing the Place of Fire. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/firefighting-%E2%80%98paradox-place%E2%80%99-%E2%80%93-risks-and-dilemmas-associated-knowing-place>
2013 Conference Proceedings Tyler, M. & Fairbrother, P. Moving Beyond “women are the problem”: How Can We Better Understand the Gendered Nature of Bushfire in Australia?. 2013 Annual Conference (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/moving-beyond-%E2%80%9Cwomen-are-problem%E2%80%9D-how-can-we-better-understand-gendered-na>
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->
2013 Conference Proceedings Volkova, L. & Weston, C. Measuring forest carbon and fire emission from southern Eucalyptus forests: key findings and some lessons learnt. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/measuring-forest-carbon-and-fire-emission-southern-eucalyptus-forests-key->
2013 Conference Proceedings Brown, D. ‘How do Residents in Bushfire Prone Areas View the Bushfire Risk of their Local Area and their Homes?'. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/how-do-residents-bushfire-prone-areas-view-bushfire-risk-their-local-area->
2013 Conference Proceedings Peace, M., Mattner, T. & Mills, G. A. Fire-atmosphere coupled numerical simulations show a fire changes the local meteorology. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/fire-atmosphere-coupled-numerical-simulations-show-fire-changes-local-mete>
2013 Conference Proceedings Bearman, C., Owen, C., Brooks, B. & Grunwald, J. The Problems of Maintaining Effective Teamwork During Out-of-Scale Events. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/problems-maintaining-effective-teamwork-during-out-scale-events>
2013 Conference Proceedings Leavesley, A. J., Mallela, J., Kendall, D. & Cooper, N. Winter Hazard Reduction Burning Reduces the Fuel Load in Themeda and Phalaris during Summer. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/winter-hazard-reduction-burning-reduces-fuel-load-themeda-and-phalaris-dur>
2013 Conference Proceedings Owen, C. et al. Politics, Policies and Paradigms: Challenges of Change in Future Emergency Management. 2013 Annual Conference (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/politics-policies-and-paradigms-challenges-change-future-emergency-managem>
2013 Conference Proceedings Kepert, J. D., Fawcett, R. J. B., Tory, K. J. & Thurston, W. Applications of Very High Resolution Atmospheric Modelling for Bushfires. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/applications-very-high-resolution-atmospheric-modelling-bushfires>
2013 Conference Proceedings Weir, J. Fire authorities and planners: reducing risk across diverse landscapes. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/fire-authorities-and-planners-reducing-risk-across-diverse-landscapes>
2013 Conference Proceedings Fawcett, R. J. B., Thurston, W., Kepert, J. D. & Tory, K. J. The Eyre Peninsula Fire of 11 January 2005: an ACCESS case study. 2013 Research Forum (2013). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/resources/research-report/eyre-peninsula-fire-11-january-2005-access-case-study>
2013 Journal Article Minas, J. P., Hearne, J. W. & Martell, D. An integrated optimization model for fuel management and fire suppression preparedness planning. Annals of Operations Research (2013). doi:10.1007/s10479-012-1298-8

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