Sam Hillman

Associate student
Sam Hillman

Sam is currently studying a PhD at RMIT University. Prior to commencing his PhD, Sam graduated from RMIT University with a Masters of Geospatial Information in 2015. He continues to work as a seasonal firefighter and application developer for Forest Fire Management Victoria. In his role at Forest Fire Management he works in consultation with operational staff to develop mapping products for data collection and fuel hazard estimation. 

Student project

Quantifying and characterising vegetation as fuel is essential for informing a wide range of fire management activities such as assessing bushfire risk, planning fuel treatments, and managing smoke emissions.

Supervisory panel:
19 Sep 2018
Fuels3D is a smart-phone app coupled with photogrammetry and computer vision techniques to produce...
Fuels3D: what's the point?
29 Jun 2017
The Fuels3D app provides a low cost data collection method for estimating fuel hazard metrics....

Resources credited

Type Releasedsort descending Title Download Key Topics
Presentation-Slideshow 07 Sep 2017 Mapping the efficacy of an Australian fuel reduction burn using Fuels3D point clouds PDF icon Save (1.6 MB) fuel reduction, modelling, prescribed burning
Presentation-Slideshow 27 Aug 2019 Fuels3D and the assessment of bark hazard PDF icon Save (13.38 MB) fire, fire impacts
Presentation-Slideshow 17 Oct 2019 Fuels3D PDF icon Save (5.15 MB) fire, fire impacts

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