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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1253690
Description: INTRODUCTION: Narrowing the awareness-preparedness gap in bushfires (wildfires) means that new strategies and tactics will be needed to improve human safety and survival in this increasingly frequent ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1190165
Description: This paper presents findings from a gendered analysis of resident responses to the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires (wildfires) in Victoria, Australia. One hundred and seventy-three people lost their liv ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276431
Description: On Saturday 7 February 2009, 173 people lost their lives and more than 2000 houses were destroyed in bushfires (wildfires) in the Australian State of Victoria. The scale of life and property loss rais ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/202670
Description: Some plants have traits that cause them to be more flammable than others, influencing wildfire spread and fire regimes. Some of these plant traits have been identified through laboratory-scale experim ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120298
Description: In many jurisdictions, including parts of the US, authorities often dictate mandatory evacuations of communities threatened by bushfire (wildfire). Prior to the 2009 ‘Black Saturday’ fires in Victoria ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/126598
Description: Fire is an important component of the Earth System that is tightly coupled with climate, vegetation, biogeochemical cycles, and human activities. Observations of how fire regimes change on seasonal to ... More
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/114743
Description: Available online 27 August 2008. Information on post-fire sediment and nutrient redistribution is required to underpin post-fire catchment management decisions. Fallout radionuclide budgets (²¹⁰Pbxs, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/84272
Description: The concentration of phosphate (P) in leaves is an important indicator of the ecological strategy of a plant species. P is also a fire retardant, which if effective at the low concentrations typical o ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21848
Description: Short-term (contemporary) and long-term denudation rates were determined for the Blue Mountains Plateau in the western Sydney Basin, Australia, to explore the role of extreme events (wildfires and cat ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8130
Description: Fire-induced or enhanced soil water repellency is often viewed as a key cause of the substantial increases in runoff and erosion following severe wildfires. In this study, the effects of different fir ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8329
Description: Summary: 1. Wildfires strongly influence the biotic composition and carbon cycle of many ecosystems. Plant species provide the fuel for wildfires, but vary widely in their flammability. This study aim ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/9872
Description: Intense rainfall following wildfire can cause substantial soil and sediment redistribution. With concern for the increasing magnitude and frequency of wildfire events, research needs to focus on hydro ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16631
Description: Fuel loads in forest areas are dependent on vegetation type and the time since the last fire. This paper reports a study on the feasibility of using remotely sensed data to estimate vegetative fuel lo ... More
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