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Paper published on weather conditions associated with the 2017 Port Hills wildfire

(Photo credit: Rebuild Christchurch) Scion rural fire research team members, with the help of collaborators at the University of Canterbury, recently published an article entitled: “A Meteorological Study of the Port Hills Fire, Christchurch, New Zealand”, in the Journal of … Continue reading

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Fire researchers on RNZ’s ‘Our Changing World’

(Photo credit: AFP) Members of Scion’s rural fire research team recently appeared on Radio NZ’s Our Changing World, speaking about the increasing frequency and severity of wildfires and how many NZers are underprepared. Scion’s Lisa Langer, Grant Pearce and Tara … Continue reading

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