Overview of published works


The formalised output from the CRC's activities can be found in journals, conference proceedings, reports, and articles. (photo: Google)

End-user driven academic outputs

These publications are available under open access arrangements where possible. Otherwise please contact your institution's library, the authors, or publishers to organise full access.

Latest publications

Year Type Citation
2006 Report Bowditch, P. A. House Fire Spread, an investigation – Gulgong NSW. (CSIRO - Manufacturing and Infrastructure Technology, Fire Science and Technology Laboratory, 2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/_be55_gulgong_2006-206_final.pdf>
2006 Report McLennan, J., Birch, A. & Palmer, A. Survey of ACT Rural Fire Service Women Volunteers. (2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/publications/citation/bf-1338>
2006 Report Aisbett, B. & Nichols, D. Firefighter health, safety, and wellbeing on the fireground. Operational Services Group Meeting 4, (Australasian Fire Authorities Council, 2006).
2006 Report Macindoe, L. & Bowditch, P. A. Cone Calorimeter Tests for Fire Retarded Timber Assessment of Australian Decking Timbers. (2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/cmit-2006-143_cone_calorimeter_tests_for_fire_retarded_timber_assessment_of_australian_decking_timbe.pdf>
2006 Report Hickey, G. Summary of reports from inquiries into bushfire incidents where multiple-agency interoperability has been implicated. (2006). at <http://ecite.utas.edu.au/51535>
2006 Report Leonard, J. E. et al. Research and investigation into the performance of residential boundary fencing systems in bushfires. (CSIRO Manufacturing & Infrastructure Technology, Fire Science & Technology Laboratory, Bushfire Research, 2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/_6baf_bluescope_fence_report_final.pdf>
2006 Report White, N., Leonard, J. E. & Sargeant, A. J. Report into the perfomance of steel power poles in bushfires. (2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/bluescope_sureline_report_-final.pdf>
2006 Report Paton, D. Promoting Household and Community Preparedness for Bushfires: A review of issues that inform the development and delivery of risk communication strategies. (Bushfire CRC, 2006).
2006 Report Whelan, B., Kanowski, K., A. Gill, M. & Andersen, A. N. Living in a land of fire. Australian State of Environment Report (2006). at <www.deh.gov.au/soe/2006/integrative/fire/index>
2006 Report Macindoe, L. Measuring Ember Attack on Timber Deck-Joist Connections using the Mass Loss Cone Calorimeter and Methenamine as the Ignition Source. (CSIRO - Manufacturing and Infrastructure Technology, Fire Science and Technology Laboratory, 2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/cmit-2006-190__measuring_ember_attack_on_timber_deck-joist_connections_using_the_mlcc_and_methenamin.pdf>
2006 Report Owen, C., Dwyer, I. & Douglas, J. A review of the IMT-related literature in fire and emergency management settings. (2006).
2006 Report Bowditch, P. A., Sargeant, A. J., Leonard, J. E. & Macindoe, L. Window and Glazing Exposure to Laboratory-Simulated Bushfires. (2006). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/__66d_window_and_glazing_2006-205.pdf>
2006 Conference Paper McLennan, J. The South Australian CFS survey of women volunteers. 2nd Women in Firefighting Conference (2006). at <http://www.afac.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/6843/Women_volunteers_survey_SACFS.pdf>
2006 Journal Article Handmer, J. Recognising Reality: Questioning the automatic evacuation reflex in wildfires. (2006).
2006 Journal Article Brennan, K. E. C., Ashby, L., Major, J. D., Moir, M. L. & Koch, J. M. Simplifying assessment of forest management practices for invertebrates: How effective are higher taxon and habitat surrogates for spiders following prescribed burning?. Forest Ecology & Management 123-154 (2006).
2006 Journal Article Dold, J., Zinoviev, A. & Weber, R. Nonlocal flow effects in bushfirenext term spread rates. Forest Ecology and Management (2006). at <http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/~jwd/articles/06-NFEiBSR.pdf>
2006 Journal Article Langlands, P., Brennan, K. E. C. & Pearce, R. Spiders, spinifex, rainfall, and fire: long-term changes in an arid spider assemblage. Journal of Arid Environments 36-59 (2006).
2006 Journal Article Gould, J. S. Fuel management- an integral part of fire management: Trans-Tasman Perspective. International Journal of Wildland Fire (2006). at <http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/25934 >
2005 Report Gunasekera, D., Gonzalez-Caban, A., Handmer, J., Mills, G. A. & Bannister, T. Framework for measuring the value of Australian Bureau of Meteorology fire weather services.Economic Value of Fire Weather Services. 37-66 (BMRC , 2005). at <http://www.bom.gov.au/bmrc/pubs/researchreports/RR112.pdf plus on FKN>
2005 Conference Proceedings Boer, M. M. & Grierson, P. Self-organization of Fire-prone Landscape Systems: Concepts, models and field evidence. (2005). at <http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/pweb/esa2005/document/48216>
2005 Conference Proceedings Sadler, R. J., Hazelton, M. & Grierson, P. Fitting Ecological Knowledge to Remotely Sensed Long-term Monitoring Data: A framework from semi-arid grasslands of the Pilbara region of north-western Australia. Ecological Society of America (2005). at <http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/pweb/esa2005/document/47881>
2005 Conference Proceedings Omodei, M., Elliott, G., Walshe, M. & Wearing, A. J. Networked Fire Chief: A Research and Training Tool that Targets the Human Factors Causes of Unsafe Decision Making in Wildfires. Eighth International Wildland Fire Safety Summit (2005).
2005 Conference Paper Cottrell, A. & Spillman, M. Understanding Communities Project: An Overview - August 2005. AFAC and Bushfire CRC Conference, 6 & 7 October 2005, (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/c1_overview_bulletin.pdf>
2005 Conference Proceedings Power-law Behaviour of Wildland Fires Reflects Fractality of Fire Weather?. Geophysical Research Abstracts 7, (2005).
2005 Journal Article A. Gill, M. Landscape fires as social disasters: An overview of ‘the bushfire problem’. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 65 - 80 (2005).
2005 Journal Article McLennan, J. & Bertoldi, M. Australian rural fire services' recognition and service awards for volunteers. Australian Journal of Emergency Management 20, 17-21 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Cottrell, A. Communities and bushfire hazard in Australia: More questions than answers. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 109 - 114 (2005).
2005 Journal Article McLennan, J. & Birch, A. A potential crisis in wildfire emergency response capability? Australia's volunteer firefighters. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 101 - 107 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Handmer, J. & Tibbits, A. Is staying at home the safest option during bushfires? Historical evidence for an Australian approach☆. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 81 - 91 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Willis, M. Bushfires—How can we avoid the unavoidable?. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6, 93 - 99 (2005).
2005 Report McCaw, L. W. & Smith, B. Fire behaviour in 6 year old Eucalyptus Globulus plantation during conditions of extreme fire danger - a case study from south - western Australia. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/bluegum-plantation-fire-23-march-2005.pdf>
2005 Report Hennessey, K. et al. Climate change impacts on fire-weather in southeast Australia. 88pp (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research , 2005). at <http://www.cmar.csiro.au/e-print/open/hennessykj_2005b.pdf>
2005 Report Anderson, S. A. J., Anderson, W. R., Hines, F. & Fountain, A. Determination of field sampling methods for the assessment of curing levels in grasslands. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.nzfoa.org.nz/index.php?/File_libraries_resources/Fire/Other_Fire_Research_Publications/Grassland_Curing/Determination_of_field_sampling_methods_for_the_assessment_of_curing_in_grasslands>
2005 Journal Article Keane, R. E. et al. A classification of landscape fire succession models: spatial simulations of fire and vegetation dynamics. Ecological Modelling. 179, Mar-27 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Spessa, A., McBeth, B. & Prentice, C. Relationships among fire frequency, rainfall and vegetation patterns in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia: an analysis based on NOAA-AVHRR data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 14, 439 - 454 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Parr, C. L., Sinclair, B. J., Andersen, A. N., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L. Constraint and Competition in Assemblages: A Cross‐Continental and Modeling Approach for Ants. The American Naturalist 165, 481 - 494 (2005).
2005 Conference Proceedings McCaw, L. W., Hamilton, T. & rumley, C. Application of fire history records to contemporary management issues in south-west Australian forests. A Forest Conscienceness: Proceedings 6th National Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc 555-564 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Andersen, A. N. et al. Fire frequency and biodiversity conservation in Australian tropical savannas: implications from the Kapalga fire experiment. Austral Ecology 155-167 (2005).
2005 Report Johnston, P., Milne, G. J. & Klemitz, D. Overview of bushfire spread simulation systems. (BCRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/uwa_simulators_overview.pdf>
2005 Report Leonard, J. E. Investigation into the house loss in the ACT bushfires 2003. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/bushfire_risk_at_the_rural_urban_interface_-_brisbane_2006.pdf>
2005 Report Omodei, M., McLennan, J. & Reynolds, C. Identifying the Causes of Unsafe Firefighting Decisions: A Human Factors Interview Protocol. (2005).
2005 Report McLennan, J. & Birch, A. Estimates of the Likely Impact on TFS Operational Volunteer Fire Fighter Numbers of Introducing Mandatory Fitness Standards. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/tfs_report_2005_1_agefitness-2.pdf>
2005 Report Reisen, F. & Brown, S. K. Manual of methods and procedures for measuring personal exposures of bushfire firefighters to air toxics. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/milestone_18-2-1_manual.pdf>
2005 Report Blanchi, R. & Leonard, J. E. Investigation of bushfire attack mechanisms resulting in house loss in the ACT bushfire 2003. (Bushfire CRC, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/act_bushfire_crc_report.pdf>
2005 Report Gilbert, J. An Evaluation of the Street FireWise Community Education Program in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. (Bushfire CRC Project C7, 2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/sfw_evaluation_0.pdf>
2005 Report Blanchi, R. & Leonard, J. E. Investigation into the stringency provided by the draft standard AS 3959. Bushfire CRC Project D1, (Bushfire CRC Project D1, 2005).
2005 Thesis de Ligt, R. Patterns in the probability of burning with time-since-fire in the greater Sydney region. School of Resources, Environment and Society (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/cary_sres3008_compressed.pdf>
2005 Conference Paper Hughes, P. & White, N. Living with Bushfire risk: Residents accounts of their bushfire preparedness behaviour. AFAC/Bushfire CRC Conference (2005).
2005 Journal Article CSIRO,. Boggy Plain: burning for biological and cultural conservation in northern Australia. (2005). at <http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an000041184322>
2005 Journal Article A. Gill, M. & Zylstra, P. Flammability of Australian Forests. Australian Forestry 2, 87-93 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Blanchi, R., Leonard, J. E. & Leicester, R. Risk Model Basis development. (2005). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/research/downloads/RISK MODEL-(C)-2005-152.pdf>
2005 Journal Article Beatson, R. & McLennan, J. Australia's women volunteer firefighters: A literature review and research agenda. Australian Journal on Volunteering 2, 18-27 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Cary, G. J. Research priorities arising from the 2002/2003 bushfire season in south-eastern Australia. . Australian Forestry 68, 104-111 (2005).
2004 Report Monaghan, J. Fire Risk in Aboriginal peri-urban landscapes in North Australia. Case studies from western Cape York Peninsula. (Bushfire CRC, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/c1_bulletin_1.pdf>
2004 Journal Article Cohen, E., Hughes, P. & White, P. B. Bushfires in the media: A preliminary literature review. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/report-one.pdf>
2004 Journal Article Dovers, S., Cary, G. J. & Lindenmayer, D. Fire research and policy priorities: insights from the 2003 national fire forum. 76-84 (2004).
2004 Report Paton, D. Promoting Household and Community Preparedness for bushfires: A review of issues that inform the developmnet and delivery of risk communication strategies. (BCRC/UTAS, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/risk-communication-summary_w-cover_1.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Occasional Report Number 2004:1 Exit Interviews and Surveys (EISs) for Volunteers. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/voluteerism_exit_interviews.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Report Number 3: 2004 Profiles of Australia’s Volunteer Firefighters (revised). (BCRC, 2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/report_3-profile.pdf>
2004 Report McLennan, J. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers: Rural Fire Services’ Issues and Initiatives. (2004). at <http://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/jim_mcl-_issues-initiatives_-_july_5.pdf>


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