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2018

Determining the minimum sampling frequency for ground measurements of burn severity

Holmes, A. W., Rüdiger, C., Harris, S. & Tapper, N., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Wildland Fire. 27, 6, p. 387-395 9 p.

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Development of the VTUF-3D v1.0 urban micro-climate model to support assessment of urban vegetation influences on human thermal comfort

Nice, K. A., Coutts, A. M. & Tapper, N. J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Urban Climate. 25 p.

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Perceptions of thermal comfort in heatwave and non-heatwave conditions in Melbourne, Australia

Lam, C., Gallant, A. & Tapper, N., 2018, In : Urban Climate. 23, p. 204-218 15 p.

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Seasonal, interannual and decadal drivers of tree and grass productivity in an Australian tropical savanna

Moore, C. E., Beringer, J., Donohue, R. J., Evans, B., Exbrayat, J. F., Hutley, L. B. & Tapper, N. J., 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 6, p. 2530-2544 15 p.

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Short-term changes in thermal perception associated with heatwave conditions in Melbourne, Australia

Lam, C. K. C., Gallant, A. J. E. & Tapper, N. J., 26 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. p. 1-10 10 p.

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Sustainable urban systems: Co-design and framing for transformation

Webb, R., Bai, X., Smith, M. S., Costanza, R., Griggs, D., Moglia, M., Neuman, M., Newman, P., Newton, P., Norman, B., Ryan, C., Schandl, H., Steffen, W., Tapper, N. & Thomson, G., 2018, In : Ambio. 47, p. 57-77 21 p.

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The cooling effect of irrigation on urban microclimate during heatwave conditions

Broadbent, A. M., Coutts, A. M., Tapper, N. J. & Demuzere, M., 2018, In : Urban Climate. 23, p. 309-329 21 p.

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Use of cool roofs and vegetation to mitigate urban heat and improve human thermal stress in Melbourne, Australia

Jacobs, S. J., Gallant, A. JE., Tapper, N. J. & Li, D., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 57, 8, p. 1747-1764 18 p.

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Visitors’ perception of thermal comfort during extreme heat events at the Royal Botanic Garden Melbourne

Lam, C. K. C., Loughnan, M. & Tapper, N., 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 1, p. 97-112 16 p.

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2017

Development of a predictive model for estimating forest surface fuel load in Australian eucalypt forests with LiDAR data

Chen, Y., Zhu, X., Yebra, M., Harris, S. & Tapper, N., 1 Nov 2017, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 97, p. 61-71 11 p.

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Sources and pathways of dust during the Australian “Millennium Drought” decade

O'Loingsigh, T., Chubb, T., Baddock, M., Kelly, T., Tapper, N. J., De Deckker, P. & McTainsh, G., 27 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 122, 2, p. 1246-1260 15 p.

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The microscale cooling effects of water sensitive urban design and irrigation in a suburban environment

Broadbent, A. M., Coutts, A. M., Tapper, N. J., Demuzere, M. & Beringer, J., 5 Sep 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. p. 1-23 23 p.

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The sensitivity of urban meteorology to soil moisture boundary conditions: A case study in Melbourne, Australia

Jacobs, S. J., Gallant, A. J. E. & Tapper, N. J., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 56, 8, p. 2155-2172 18 p.

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The variable impact of ENSO events on regional dengue/DHF in Indonesia

Arcari, P. & Tapper, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 38, 1, p. 5-24 20 p.

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Tree-grass phenology information improves light use efficiency modelling of gross primary productivity for an Australian tropical savanna

Moore, C., Beringer, J., Evans, B., Hutley, L. B. & Tapper, N., 10 Jan 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 1, p. 111-129 19 p.

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Variability of soil moisture proxies and hot days across the climate regimes of Australia

Holmes, A., Rudiger, C., Mueller, B., Hirschi, M. & Tapper, N., 28 Jul 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 14, p. 7265-7275 11 p.

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2016

An introduction to the Australian and New Zealand flux tower network - OzFlux

Beringer, J., Hutley, L. B., McHugh, I., Arndt, S. K., Campbell, D., Cleugh, H. A., Cleverly, J., De Dios, V. R., Eamus, D., Evans, B., Ewenz, C., Grace, P., Griebel, A., Haverd, V., Hinko-Najera, N., Huete, A., Isaac, P., Kanniah, K., Leuning, R., Liddell, M. J. & 18 othersMacFarlane, C., Meyer, W., Moore, C., Pendall, E., Phillips, A., Phillips, R. L., Prober, S. M., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Rutledge, S., Schroder, I., Silberstein, R., Southall, P., Yee, M. S., Tapper, N. J., Van Gorsel, E., Vote, C., Walker, J. & Wardlaw, T., 31 Oct 2016, In : Biogeosciences. 13, 21, p. 5895-5916 22 p.

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Characterizing bacterial assemblages in sediments and aerosols at a dry lake bed in Australia using high-throughput sequencing

Munday, C., de Deckker, P., Tapper, N., O'Loingsigh, T. & Allison, G., 1 Dec 2016, In : Aerobiologia. 32, 4, p. 581-593 13 p.

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Local soil moisture product improves Australian heatwave simulation

Jacobs, S., Gallant, A. & Tapper, N., Mar 2016, Urban Climate News, 59, p. 13-18 6 p.

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Strata-based forest fuel classification for wild fire hazard assessment using terrestrial LiDAR

Chen, Y., Zhu, X., Yebra, M., Harris, S. & Tapper, N., 1 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 10, 4, 16 p., 046025.

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Temperature and human thermal comfort effects of street trees across three contrasting street canyon environments

Coutts, A. M., White, E. C., Tapper, N. J., Beringer, J. & Livesley, S. J., Apr 2016, In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 124, 1-2, p. 55-68 14 p.

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The contribution of trees and grasses to productivity of an Australian tropical savanna

Moore, C. E., Beringer, J., Evans, B., Hutley, L. B., McHugh, I. & Tapper, N., 26 Apr 2016, In : Biogeosciences. 13, 8, p. 2387-2403 17 p.

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The influence of increasing tree cover on mean radiant temperature across a mixed development suburb in Adelaide, Australia

Thom, J. K., Coutts, A. M., Broadbent, A. M. & Tapper, N. J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 20, p. 233-242 10 p.

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Thermal infrared remote sensing of urban heat: hotspots, vegetation, and an assessment of techniques for use in urban planning

Coutts, A. M., Harris, R. J., Phan, T., Livesley, S. J., Williams, N. S. G. & Tapper, N. J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 186, p. 637-651 15 p.

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Weekly cycles in peak time temperatures and urban heat island intensity

Earl, N., Simmonds, I. & Tapper, N., 1 Jul 2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 7, 10 p., 074003.

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2015

Correction of dust event frequency from MODIS Quick-Look imagery using in-situ aerosol measurements over the Lake Eyre Basin, Australia

O'Loingsigh, T., Mitchell, R. M., Campbell, S. K., Drake, N. A., McTainsh, G. H., Tapper, N. J. & Dunkerley, D. L., 2015, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 169, p. 222-231 10 p.

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Fire in Australian savannas: From leaf to landscape

Beringer, J., Hutley, L. B., Abramson, D., Arndt, S. K., Briggs, P., Bristow, M., Canadell, J. G., Cernusak, L. A., Eamus, D., Edwards, A. C., Evans, B. J., Fest, B., Goergen, K., Grover, S. P., Hacker, J., Haverd, V., Kanniah, K., Livesley, S. J., Lynch, A., Maier, S. & 6 othersMoore, C., Raupach, M., Russell-Smith, J., Scheiter, S., Tapper, N. J. & Uotila, P., 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 1, p. 62-81 20 p.

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Forestry under climate change. Is time a tool for sustainable forest management?

D'Aprile, F., Tapper, N. & Marchetti, M., 2015, In : Open Journal of Forestry. 5, 4, p. 329-336 8 p.

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The relationship between housing and heat wave resilience in older people

Loughnan, M. E., Carroll, M. & Tapper, N. J., 2015, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 59, 9, p. 1291 - 1298 8 p.

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Weekly cycles of global fires - associations with religion, wealth and culture, and insights into anthropogenic influences on global climate

Earl, N., Simmonds, I. & Tapper, N., 2015, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 42, 21, p. 9579-9589 11 p.

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2014

Can a spatial index of heat-related vulnerability predict emergency service demand in Australian capital cities?

Loughnan, M. E., Tapper, N. J., Phan, T. & McInnes, J. A., 2014, In : International Journal of Emergency Services. 3, 1, p. 6 - 33 28 p.

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Characterisation of the major dust storm that traversed over eastern Australia in September 2009; a multidisciplinary approach

De Deckker, P., Munday, C. I., Brocks, J. J., O'Loingsigh, T., Allison, G. E., Hope, J., Norman, M. D., Stuut, J-B. W., Tapper, N. J. & van der Kaars, S., 1 Dec 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 15, p. 133-149 17 p.

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Forecasting fire activity in Victoria, Australia, using antecedent climate variables and ENSO indices

Harris, S. L., Nicholls, N. & Tapper, N. J., 2014, In : International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23, 2, p. 173 - 184 12 p.

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Identifying vulnerable populations in subtropical Brisbane, Australia: A guide for heatwave preparedness and health promotion

Loughnan, M. E., Tapper, N. J. & Phan, T. H. T., 2014, In : ISRN Epidemiology. 2014, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

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Learning from our older people: pilot study findings on responding to heat

Loughnan, M. E., Carroll, M. & Tapper, N. J., 2014, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 33, 4, p. 271 - 277 7 p.

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Performance of a mobile car platform for mean wind and turbulence measurements

Belusic, D., Lenschow, D. H. & Tapper, N. J., 2014, In : Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 7, 6, p. 1825 - 1837 13 p.

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The Dust Storm Index (DSI): a method for monitoring broadscale wind erosion using meteorological records

O'Loingsigh, T., McTainsh, G. H., Tews, E. K., Strong, C. L., Leys, J. F., Shinkfield, P. & Tapper, N. J., 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 12, p. 29 - 40 12 p.

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The impact of "unseasonably" warm spring temperatures on acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Melbourne, Australia: a city with a temperate climate

Loughnan, M. E., Tapper, N. J. & Loughnan, T. E., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental and Public Health. 2014, Art No. 483785, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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2013

An exploration of temperature metrics for further developing the heat-health weather warning system in Hong Kong

Lam, C. K. C., Loughnan, M. E. & Tapper, N. J., 2013, In : ISRN Atmospheric Sciences. 2013, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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Assessing practical measures to reduce urban heat: Green and cool roofs

Coutts, A. M., Daly, E., Beringer, J. & Tapper, N. J., 2013, In : Building and Environment. 70, December, p. 266 - 276 11 p.

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Carbon and water exchange of the world's tallest angiosperm forest

Kilinc, M., Beringer, J., Hutley, L. B., Tapper, N. J. & McGuire, D. A., 2013, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 182-183, p. 215 - 224 10 p.

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Remotely sensed thermal pollution and its relationship with energy consumption and industry in a rapidly urbanizing Chinese city

Zhao, X., Jiang, H., Wang, H., Zhao, J., Qiu, Q., Tapper, N. J. & Hua, L., 2013, In : Energy Policy. 57, p. 398 - 406 9 p.

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The March 2009 dust event in Saudi Arabia: Precursor and supportive environment

Alharbi, B., Maghrabi, A. & Tapper, N. J., 2013, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 94, 4, p. 515 - 528 14 p.

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Utilisation of Rep-PCR to track microbes in aerosols collected adjacent to their source, a saline lake in Victoria, Australia

Munday, C. I., O'Loingsigh, T., Tapper, N. J., De Deckker, P. & Allison, G. E., 2013, In : Science of the Total Environment. 450-451, p. 317 - 325 9 p.

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Watering our cities: The capacity for Water Sensitive Urban Design to support urban cooling and improve human thermal comfort in the Australian context

Coutts, A. M., Tapper, N. J., Beringer, J., Loughnan, M. E. & Demuzere, M., 2013, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 37, 1, p. 2 - 28 27 p.

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2012

An analysis of the surface energy budget above the world's tallest angiosperm forest

Kilinc, M., Beringer, J., Hutley, L. B., Haverd, V. & Tapper, N. J., 2012, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 166-167, p. 23 - 31 9 p.

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Mapping heat health risks in urban areas

Loughnan, M. E., Nicholls, N. & Tapper, N. J., 2012, In : International Journal of Population Research. 2012, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

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2011

Impact of the March 2009 dust event in Saudi Arabia on aerosol optical properties, meteorological parametres, sky temperature and emissivity

Maghrabi, A., Alharbi, B. & Tapper, N., 2011, In : Atmospheric Environment. 45, 13, p. 2164 - 2173 10 p.

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Investigating the influence of synoptic-scale meteorology on air quality using self-organizing maps and generalized additive modelling

Pearce, J., Beringer, J., Nicholls, N., Hyndman, R., Uotila, J. & Tapper, N., 2011, In : Atmospheric Environment. 45, 1, p. 128 - 136 9 p.

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