Overview of published works


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

These publications are available under open access arrangements where possible. Otherwise please contact your institution's library, the authors, or publishers to organise full access.

Latest publications

Year Type Citation
2006 Conference Paper McLennan, J. The South Australian CFS survey of women volunteers. 2nd Women in Firefighting Conference (2006). at <http://www.afac.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/6843/Women_volunteers_survey_SACFS.pdf>
2006 Journal Article Langlands, P., Brennan, K. E. C. & Pearce, R. Spiders, spinifex, rainfall, and fire: long-term changes in an arid spider assemblage. Journal of Arid Environments 36-59 (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 Journal Article Handmer, J. Recognising Reality: Questioning the automatic evacuation reflex in wildfires. (2006).
2006 Journal Article Brennan, K. E. C., Ashby, L., Major, J. D., Moir, M. L. & Koch, J. M. Simplifying assessment of forest management practices for invertebrates: How effective are higher taxon and habitat surrogates for spiders following prescribed burning?. Forest Ecology & Management 123-154 (2006).
2006 Journal Article Dold, J., Zinoviev, A. & Weber, R. Nonlocal flow effects in bushfirenext term spread rates. Forest Ecology and Management (2006). at <http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/~jwd/articles/06-NFEiBSR.pdf>
2005 Report Gunasekera, D., Gonzalez-Caban, A., Handmer, J., Mills, G. A. & Bannister, T. Framework for measuring the value of Australian Bureau of Meteorology fire weather services.Economic Value of Fire Weather Services. 37-66 (BMRC , 2005). at <http://www.bom.gov.au/bmrc/pubs/researchreports/RR112.pdf plus on FKN>
2005 Conference Proceedings Boer, M. M. & Grierson, P. Self-organization of Fire-prone Landscape Systems: Concepts, models and field evidence. (2005). at <http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/pweb/esa2005/document/48216>
2005 Conference Proceedings Sadler, R. J., Hazelton, M. & Grierson, P. Fitting Ecological Knowledge to Remotely Sensed Long-term Monitoring Data: A framework from semi-arid grasslands of the Pilbara region of north-western Australia. Ecological Society of America (2005). at <http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/pweb/esa2005/document/47881>
2005 Conference Proceedings Omodei, M., Elliott, G., Walshe, M. & Wearing, A. J. Networked Fire Chief: A Research and Training Tool that Targets the Human Factors Causes of Unsafe Decision Making in Wildfires. Eighth International Wildland Fire Safety Summit (2005).
2005 Conference Paper Cottrell, A. & Spillman, M. Understanding Communities Project: An Overview - August 2005. AFAC and Bushfire CRC Conference, 6 & 7 October 2005, (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/c1_overview_bulletin.pdf>
2005 Conference Proceedings Power-law Behaviour of Wildland Fires Reflects Fractality of Fire Weather?. Geophysical Research Abstracts 7, (2005).
2005 Journal Article Willis, M. Bushfires—How can we avoid the unavoidable?. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 93 - 99 (2005).
2005 Journal Article McLennan, J. & Bertoldi, M. Australian rural fire services' recognition and service awards for volunteers. Australian Journal of Emergency Management 20, 17-21 (2005).
2005 Journal Article A. Gill, M. Landscape fires as social disasters: An overview of ‘the bushfire problem’. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 65 - 80 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Cottrell, A. Communities and bushfire hazard in Australia: More questions than answers. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 109 - 114 (2005).
2005 Journal Article McLennan, J. & Birch, A. A potential crisis in wildfire emergency response capability? Australia's volunteer firefighters. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 101 - 107 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Handmer, J. & Tibbits, A. Is staying at home the safest option during bushfires? Historical evidence for an Australian approach☆. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 81 - 91 (2005).
2005 Report McCaw, L. W. & Smith, B. Fire behaviour in 6 year old Eucalyptus Globulus plantation during conditions of extreme fire danger - a case study from south - western Australia. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/bluegum-plantation-fire-23-march-2005.pdf>
2005 Report Hennessey, K. et al. Climate change impacts on fire-weather in southeast Australia. 88pp (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research , 2005). at <http://www.cmar.csiro.au/e-print/open/hennessykj_2005b.pdf>
2005 Report Anderson, S. A. J., Anderson, W. R., Hines, F. & Fountain, A. Determination of field sampling methods for the assessment of curing levels in grasslands. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.nzfoa.org.nz/index.php?/File_libraries_resources/Fire/Other_Fire_Research_Publications/Grassland_Curing/Determination_of_field_sampling_methods_for_the_assessment_of_curing_in_grasslands>
2005 Journal Article Keane, R. E. et al. A classification of landscape fire succession models: spatial simulations of fire and vegetation dynamics. Ecological Modelling. 179, Mar-27 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Spessa, A., McBeth, B. & Prentice, C. Relationships among fire frequency, rainfall and vegetation patterns in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia: an analysis based on NOAA-AVHRR data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 14, 439 - 454 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Parr, C. L., Sinclair, B. J., Andersen, A. N., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L. Constraint and Competition in Assemblages: A Cross‐Continental and Modeling Approach for Ants. The American Naturalist 165, 481 - 494 (2005).
2005 Conference Proceedings McCaw, L. W., Hamilton, T. & rumley, C. Application of fire history records to contemporary management issues in south-west Australian forests. A Forest Conscienceness: Proceedings 6th National Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc 555-564 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Andersen, A. N. et al. Fire frequency and biodiversity conservation in Australian tropical savannas: implications from the Kapalga fire experiment. Austral Ecology 155-167 (2005).
2005 Report Omodei, M., McLennan, J. & Reynolds, C. Identifying the Causes of Unsafe Firefighting Decisions: A Human Factors Interview Protocol. (2005).
2005 Report Johnston, P., Milne, G. J. & Klemitz, D. Overview of bushfire spread simulation systems. (BCRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/uwa_simulators_overview.pdf>
2005 Report Leonard, J. E. Investigation into the house loss in the ACT bushfires 2003. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/bushfire_risk_at_the_rural_urban_interface_-_brisbane_2006.pdf>
2005 Report Blanchi, R. & Leonard, J. E. Investigation of bushfire attack mechanisms resulting in house loss in the ACT bushfire 2003. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/act_bushfire_crc_report.pdf>
2005 Report McLennan, J. & Birch, A. Estimates of the Likely Impact on TFS Operational Volunteer Fire Fighter Numbers of Introducing Mandatory Fitness Standards. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/tfs_report_2005_1_agefitness-2.pdf>
2005 Report Reisen, F. & Brown, S. K. Manual of methods and procedures for measuring personal exposures of bushfire firefighters to air toxics. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/milestone_18-2-1_manual.pdf>
2005 Report Blanchi, R. & Leonard, J. E. Investigation into the stringency provided by the draft standard AS 3959. Bushfire CRC Project D1, (Bushfire CRC Project D1, 2005).
2005 Report Gilbert, J. An Evaluation of the Street FireWise Community Education Program in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. (Bushfire CRC Project C7, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/sfw_evaluation_0.pdf>
2005 Thesis de Ligt, R. Patterns in the probability of burning with time-since-fire in the greater Sydney region. School of Resources, Environment and Society (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/cary_sres3008_compressed.pdf>
2005 Conference Paper Hughes, P. & White, N. Living with Bushfire risk: Residents accounts of their bushfire preparedness behaviour. AFAC/Bushfire CRC Conference (2005).
2005 Journal Article Beatson, R. & McLennan, J. Australia's women volunteer firefighters: A literature review and research agenda. Australian Journal on Volunteering 2, 18-27 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Cary, G. J. Research priorities arising from the 2002/2003 bushfire season in south-eastern Australia. . Australian Forestry 68, 104-111 (2005).
2005 Journal Article CSIRO,. Boggy Plain: burning for biological and cultural conservation in northern Australia. (2005). at <http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an000041184322>
2005 Journal Article A. Gill, M. & Zylstra, P. Flammability of Australian Forests. Australian Forestry 2, 87-93 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Blanchi, R., Leonard, J. E. & Leicester, R. Risk Model Basis development. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/research/downloads/RISK MODEL-(C)-2005-152.pdf>
2004 Report Monaghan, J. Fire Risk in Aboriginal peri-urban landscapes in North Australia. Case studies from western Cape York Peninsula. (Bushfire CRC, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/c1_bulletin_1.pdf>
2004 Journal Article Dovers, S., Cary, G. J. & Lindenmayer, D. Fire research and policy priorities: insights from the 2003 national fire forum. 76-84 (2004).
2004 Journal Article Cohen, E., Hughes, P. & White, P. B. Bushfires in the media: A preliminary literature review. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/report-one.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J., Birch, A., Acker, F., Beatson, R. & Jamieson, R. Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Issues: A Review of the Literature. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/report_4_lit_reviewd3.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Recruiting New Rural Fire Service Volunteers: Direct Expenditure Estimates. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/occasional_report3-replacement_estimates.pdf>
2004 Report Paton, D. Promoting Household and Community Preparedness for bushfires: A review of issues that inform the developmnet and delivery of risk communication strategies. (BCRC/UTAS, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/risk-communication-summary_w-cover_1.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Occasional Report Number 2004:1 Exit Interviews and Surveys (EISs) for Volunteers. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/voluteerism_exit_interviews.pdf>
2004 Report Omodei, M., Elliott, G. & Walshe, M. Development of Computer Simulated Wildfire Scenarios for the Experimental Investigation of Unsafe Decision Making. (Bushfire CRC Enhancing Safety Project (D2.3), 2004).
2004 Report McLennan, J. Report Number 3: 2004 Profiles of Australia’s Volunteer Firefighters (revised). (BCRC, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/report_3-profile.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers: Rural Fire Services’ Issues and Initiatives. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/jim_mcl-_issues-initiatives_-_july_5.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Volunteer Data Base Collection and Management for Strategic Planning and Policy Development: A Comparison Across Fire Services. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/jim_mcl-_data_management_-_report_2_2004.pdf>
2004 Book Chapter Mercer, G. N. & Weber, R. Natural Disturbances in Ecology (Academic Press, 2004).
2004 Book Chapter White, P. B. & Hughes, P. Disaster Resilience: An integrated approach (Paton, D. & Johnston, D.) (2004). at <http://www.ccthomas.com/details.cfm?P_ISBN13=9780398076634>
2004 Book Chapter York, A. & Tarnowski, J. Conservation of Australia’s Forest Faun (Lunney, D.) 845 - 859 (Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 2004).
2004 Journal Article Dunn, A. & Milne, G. J. Modelling wildfire Dynamics via Interacting Automata. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 395-404 (2004). at <http://www.csse.uwa.edu.au/ComplexSystems/Literature/ModellingWildfireDynamicsViaIA.pdf>


All the resources from our 2016 conference

Research program in detail

Where, why and how are Australians dying in floods?

2015-2016 year in review

Bushfire planning with kids ebook