Physical Pyrogeography

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Current Projects

NDRRGP Developing a pathway for reducing the peri-urban backyard bushfire hazard in Hobart

This Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Grant Program (NDDRGP) funded project is centred around unde...

Does Fire Control Vegetation Boundaries in Southwest Tasmania

ARC Discovery

NSW Bushfire and Natural Hazards Research Centre

Over the last decade, eastern Australia has seen unprecedented drought, heatwave, bushfire and fl...

Physics-aware Machine Learning Modelling Fire Spread

ARC Discovery Project The 2019/20 Australian fire season was unprecedented in its extent, impact,...

T2-A5 Bushfire risk at the rural-urban interface

Natural Hazards Research Australia Co-designed, Stakeholder driven research into understanding of...

David Bowman
ARC Laureate Fellowship Practical and Sustainable pathways to community coexistence with bushfires

This 5-year project addresses an urgent national and global challenge to policy and practice: the...

Past Projects

NDRRGP: The Social and Biophysical effects of alternative strategies to reduce bushfire danger in Hobart

This project investigates how the City of Hobart’s strategies to reduce bushfire risk in su...

Fire History of Blakes Opening

Blakes Opening, Huon River, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area in Tasmania, is the f...

NDRRGP Developing pathways for reducing the peri-urban backyard bushfire hazard in Hobart

Our 2020-21 NDRRGP-funded project generated targeted pathways for engaging with residents. One su...

TWWHA Bushfire Recovery: Lake Mackenzie Rehabilitation Trials

In January 2016, following an exceptionally dry spring, lightning storms ignited extensive fires ...

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