New apps to assess NSW bushfires aftermath
The NSW Rural Fire Service is using new apps developed by CSIRO to conduct a critical assessment of the recent bushfires that devastated communities in the state, and to plan for future climate adaptation scenarios.
Fire and climate change: fire risk needs to be managed
Climate change over the coming decades is likely to significantly alter fire patterns, their impact and their management in Australia.
We didn't start the fire…
Actually, we did but it was all in the name of safety. Our fire testing lab got a hot and […]
What if the internet broke?
It’s probably something you don’t want to think about. These days, we rely on the wonderful world-wide web for just […]
Four years on: Investigating the behaviour of the Kilmore East fire
By Dr Andrew Sullivan and Dr Miguel Gomes Da Cruz Saturday 7 February 2009 will go down in Australia’s history […]
Nation under fire
By Matthew Paget Striking images of smoke plumes and scarring from the bushfires that swept south eastern Australia in January […]
Ten years after fire the Brindabellas bounce back
By Fiona Henderson Ten years ago the Australian Capital Territory was in the grip of severe bushfires, with thousands of […]
Smoke from bushfires poses a health hazard for all of us
Smoke from bushfires and fires prescribed for fuel reduction, silviculture (tree farming) and biodiversity management are the largest source of air pollutants in Australia.
CSIRO says fire away
High up on a cliff in Daylesford, Victoria, construction of the first CSIRO tested bushfire resistant house is now underway. […]