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How climate change impacts prescribed burning days

July 29, 2020 11:52 am Published by 3 Comments

Climate change will affect prescribed burning days in the future. Unexpectedly, it is not all bad news, but as the coming century progresses there are definitely changes ahead for our firefighters in Australia when it comes to preparing for a fire season, especially along the east coast of Australia.

Sprigg Lecture series: Australia’s tempestuous relationship with wild fire – past, present and future

October 14, 2019 3:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sprigg lecture series: Australia’s tempestuous relationship with wildfire – past, present and future Join Professor Bob Hill and Dr Mika Peace as they present two perspectives on Australia’s relationship with wildfire – the evolution of fire-adapted vegetation, and how complex weather patterns drive fire behaviour in the Australian landscape. Professor Bob Hill is the Director of the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute. He has PhD and DSc degrees from the University of Adelaide and has held academic positions at James Cook University,... View Article