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NZ research presented at Portugal fire conference

Research being conducted as part of the New Zealand rural fire research programme was presented recently at the International Conference on Forest Fire Research (ICFFR) in Coimbra, Portugal. Using the 2017 Port Hills wildfire as an example, Scion social scientist … Continue reading

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Two new videos on how wildfires spread

The recent wildfires in the U.S., and California in particular, have generated significant public interest in fires, and how they spread and can (or can’t) be controlled. Two great new videos, from the New York Times and Weather Channel respectively, … Continue reading

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Fire programme receives gold!

Crop stubble research burn as viewed through infrared imaging. Scion’s Extreme Fire research programme has been awarded a Gold rating by the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) for its performance and progress over the past 12 months. Less … Continue reading

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Fire Behaviour & Fuels Conference – save the date!

The International Fire Behaviour & Fuels Conference is held every 3-4 years. The 6th edition, in April/May 2019, will be held concurrently in Australia, France & USA, with live-streamed shared keynote presentations. The conference theme of “Fuels of Today – … Continue reading

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