The importance of a dedicated fire weather network – Part 1

Every year a vast majority of 30–46 million km2 of the global land surface burn due to wildfire, approximately 4% of the global land surface. Recently in North America the area burnt by wildfires has increased sharply, while regions like…

Wildfire prediction: Systems for the future

Wildfires are dangerous and incredibly destructive events – difficult to fight and difficult to predict. Despite this, accurate predictions of wildfire behaviour are required for planning, early warning and operational emergency management. The difficulty in prediction arises from a number…

Planning for catastrophic disasters

The hallmarks of catastrophic disasters are death and destruction, large scale disruption of communities and businesses, the displacement of populations and public anxiety. Often they occur with little to no warning, overwhelming the capacity of institutions and the community to…

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