A range of research priorities arising from the 2002-2003 bushfire season in south-eastern Australia are presented. Research imperatives relate to questions about the ignition of fires, the spread of fires in landscapes, the impact on ecosystems, and about managing bushfire risk in a changing world. Research leading to improved understanding of spatial patterns of lightning-fire ignitions will lead to increased efficiency and effectiveness of prescribed burning programs. Similarly, analysis of...[Show more]
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.