Author Archives: emmapercy.scion

Supporting forestry burns

Fire research personnel assisted Wenita Forestry staff who were conducting land clearing burns as part of a multi-year forest establishment project by Ngai Tahu Forestry in North Otago. The research team provided advice on burn prescription and forecast weather windows, as … Continue reading

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Crop stubble burn experiments

In early March, the Fire team successfully completed nine heavily instrumented crop stubble burn experiments. This was the first phase of a major international collaboration to test a new theory on the role of convective heat transfer in fire spread. … Continue reading

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Current Fire programme and research

A five year MBIE and Industry funded research programme is well underway. We are lucky to have an international team of fire experts to work alongside bringing together cutting-edge research, new technology and fire prevention methods to help protect NZ … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Website and Blog

Welcome to Scion’s Rural Fire Research blog. We are excited to share our research with you and invite you to have a look around our new website and meet the team. You can also sign up to receive research updates … Continue reading

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