Bushfires, smoke and people: assessing the risks and benefits from planned burning on the urban-rural interface

  • Dennekamp, Martina (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Abramson, Michael (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Bowman, David (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Johnston, Fay (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Morgan, Geoffrey (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Price, Owen (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Fogarty, Liam (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Henderson, Sarah (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Quigley, Suzanne (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Torre, Paul (Partner Investigator (PI))

Project: Research

Project Description

A key strategy to protect people from wildfire is the use of planned burns to reduce fire hazards. The exposure of communities to smoke pollution is a serious side-effect intervention. The project will be critical in enablinig authorities to protect public health by determining acceptable levels of smoke originating from planned burns.ALF
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date24/04/1424/04/17

Funding

  • Australian Research Council (ARC)