2016 - a rewarding year of research and utilisation
Our Year in Review is out - recap all the highlights, plus Hazard Notes on the southern fire season, monitoring and predicting natural hazards, severe fire speard and economics in emergency management.
Hazard Note 25 covers the Economics and strategic decisions cluster of projects, which are developing the tools required to undertake sound analysis of the costs and benefits of different disaster risk reduction strategies.
Hazard Note 24 investigates a weather phenomenon known as mountain waves, which has contributed to severe fire spread in the State Mine Fire (NSW 2013), Margaret River (WA 2011) and Aberfeldy (Victoria 2013).
An updated Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released following record rainfall in large parts of Australia during spring.
Hazard Note 22 covers the Monitoring and prediction cluster of projects, which are improving our ability to understand, predict, forecast and monitor natural hazards.
A leadership program developed by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers at the University of Wollongong is helping the State Emergency Services and the Rural Fire Services tackle one of the biggest challenges they face: reducing the turnover in their volunteer workforce.
This is the December 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
CRC researchers from James Cook University and the University of Queensland met recently to discuss pre-tropical cyclone actions and undertake cyclone deployment strategy testing.
Episode 19 of the Emergency Management Australia (EMA) podcast is now available and celebrates one year of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).