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severe weather

Severe weather refers to any dangerous meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life.

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Mitigating the effects of severe fires, floods and heatwaves through improvements to land dryness measures and forecasts: Annual project report 2014-2015 Biblio PDF icon save (1.11 MB) forecasting, mitigation, severe weather
The response of the southwest Western Australian wave climate to Indian Ocean climate variability Biblio coastal, environments, severe weather
Rapid response report: study of heatwave impacts on NSW Northern Rivers region 2017 Biblio PDF icon save (1.02 MB) recovery, resilience, severe weather
Correlation of peak wind loads at batten-truss connections Biblio PDF icon save (627.64 KB) cyclone, engineering, severe weather
Centralised coordination of spontaneous emergency volunteers: the EV CREW model Biblio PDF icon save (327.34 KB) response, severe weather, volunteering
The Excess Heat Factor as a metric for heat-related fatalities: defining heatwave risk categories Biblio PDF icon save (529.12 KB) risk analysis, severe weather, vulnerability
Improving the resilience of existing housing to severe wind events in Australia Annual Report 2017-2018 Biblio PDF icon save (3.05 MB) engineering, severe weather
Model for assessing the vulnerability of Australian housing to windstorms - VAWS Biblio PDF icon save (7.38 MB) cyclone, emergency management, severe weather
Heatwaves in New South Wales: how are residents and businesses coping? Biblio PDF icon save (381.41 KB) communities, resilience, severe weather
Forecasting the impact of tropical cyclones using global numerical weather prediction ensemble forecasts: a Tropical Cyclone Marcia (2015) wind and rainfall case study Biblio PDF icon save (454.57 KB) cyclone, forecasting, severe weather
Distribution of wind loads in metal-clad roofing structures Biblio cyclone, engineering, severe weather
Natural hazards in Australia: floods Biblio flood, severe weather
31 May 2017 Windy in the US Blog cyclone, engineering, severe weather
04 Mar 2015 When storms strike suddenly – supercell research Blog communication, forecasting, severe weather
20 Jul 2018 Multi-disciplinary approaches to natural hazards science unpacked Blog cyclone, resilience, severe weather
11 Jan 2018 The heat is on: but we’ve been there before Blog severe weather
11 Dec 2014 You can help wind research News cyclone, severe weather
11 Aug 2016 Student takes out competition News communication, cyclone, severe weather
24 Jul 2019 Science central to bushfire review News fire, fire weather, severe weather
30 May 2017 Mountain waves and extreme fire behaviour News communication, fire weather, severe weather
17 Aug 2017 Fatigue management during extreme weather conditions vital for Australia’s volunteers News coincident events, severe weather, volunteering
11 Mar 2015 Newsletter 3 - fatalities and building losses News flood, heat transfer, severe weather
31 Jan 2017 AJEM features disaster reduction forum News resilience, severe weather, tsunami
31 Aug 2017 Science to show impact of Cyclone Debbie News cyclone, engineering, severe weather
19 Apr 2017 Science to show impact of Cyclone Debbie News cyclone, engineering, severe weather
09 Aug 2019 Severe weather research has impact News coincident events, forecasting, severe weather
12 Sep 2016 Student's cyclone research is popular News communication, cyclone, severe weather
01 Sep 2014 Australia and NZ 'learning from adversity' Press Clipping communication, severe weather
14 Dec 2016 Is your health prepared for storm season? Press Clipping capability, mitigation, severe weather
Analysis of community responses to the 2017 heatwave Project communities, response, severe weather
Characterisation of synoptic weather features often associated with extreme events in south east Australia and Tasmania Project emergency management, severe weather
Study of heatwave impacts on residents and businesses in western Sydney Project communities, response, severe weather
Homelessness and severe storms: a case study of the June 2016 East Coast Low Project communities, flood, severe weather
Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community impact Project communication, fire weather, severe weather
The structural response and progressive failure of batten to rafter connections under wind loads Project engineering, severe weather
30 Aug 2016 Forecasting the impact of tropical cyclones using global numerical weather prediction ensemble forecasts - Richard Krupar III Resource PDF icon save (3.05 MB) coastal, cyclone, severe weather
03 Jul 2017 Extreme weather and coastal hazards - a statement on research priorities for natural hazards emergency management in Australia Resource PDF icon save (618.84 KB) coastal, forecasting, severe weather
18 Aug 2015 Impact of Vegetation Regrowth on Wind Direction Over Complex Terrain Resource PDF icon save (250.9 KB) fire, severe weather
23 Nov 2018 Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community risk Resource PDF icon save (2.14 MB) communities, severe weather
07 Jul 2017 Three Minute Thesis: progressive failures under wind loading Resource PDF icon save (704.13 KB) engineering, severe weather

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