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Understanding future fire danger


Remenyi, T and Harris, R, Understanding future fire danger, Asia Pacific Fire Magazine, (58) pp. 43-44, 46-47. (2016) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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The risks of climate change were thrown into sharp relief this recent summer for Australia’s most southern state, Tasmania. A reduction in hydro-electric generation capacity due to dwindling dam storages was compounded by a failure of the main cable connecting Tasmania to the national grid. As power shortages loomed, the state’s major industrials were ramping down production to avoid brown outs.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:fire, climate change, adaptation, climate change impacts
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Climate change impacts and adaptation
Research Field:Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Understanding the impact of natural hazards caused by climate change
UTAS Author:Remenyi, T (Dr Tom Remenyi)
UTAS Author:Harris, R (Dr Rebecca Harris)
ID Code:144603
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2021-05-30
Last Modified:2021-05-31

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