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Researcher: Todd, JJ (Dr John Todd)

Fields of Research

Environmental management
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Other environmental sciences
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Forestry sciences
Other engineering
Higher education
Atmospheric sciences
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Research, science and technology policy
Other education
Building information modelling and management
Education systems
Automotive combustion and fuel engineering
Pacific Peoples curriculum and pedagogy
Other commerce, management, tourism and services
Environmental engineering
Sustainable agricultural development
Other Indigenous studies
Allergy
Social change
Urban and regional planning
Natural resource management

Research Objectives

Other environmental management
Renewable energy
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Air quality
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Other energy
Environmental education and awareness
Environmentally sustainable energy activities
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Other health
Other education and training
Understanding climate change
Solar-photovoltaic energy
Solar-thermal energy
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Atmospheric composition (incl. greenhouse gas inventory)
Construction materials performance and processes
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Clinical health
Occupational health
Expanding knowledge in human society
Institutional arrangements
Industrial energy efficiency
Civics and citizenship

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Snapshot of Wind Energy Activities in WA
A snapshot of wind energy activities in WA; Solar Progress
ACRE Fifth Year Review, Stage 1 Report
Addressing the Urban Wood-Smoke Problem in Australia; Proceedings of the 13th International Clean Air and Environment Conference
Advice on NEPC Submissions for Air Quality
Advisory Material for Smoke Abatement Notices
Air pollution from forestry burn off
Air Quality Sampling Project: Stage 2, A Pilot Study of Traffic Related Air Pollutants
An Environmental Perspective on Lithuania's Energy Options; IGU Regional Conference 1994: Environment and Quality of Life in Central Europe: Problems of Transition (Proceedings on CD ROM)
An overview of environmental assessment management tools
Are We Winning the War on Woodsmoke in Launceston?; 2006 EIANZ Tasmanian Division Biannual Conference
Ban on backyard incinerators in Hobart
Beyond Rhetoric: Practical Sustainability for Universities; AHAUCHI Conference 2006: Experience of a Lifetime
Biomass for Electricity Generation - Is it Renewable?; REGA Forum 2002
Biomass, Coal and the Two Percent New Renewables; Proceedings of Solar 99 Opportunities in a Competitive Market Place
Breathe the Benefits
Can Biomass be Burnt Without Smoke: Lessons From the Australian Woodheater Industry; Renewable Engergy: Technologies and Policies for Sustainable Development, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress
Chair's Comments; Solar Progress
Chair's Comments; Solar Progress
Chair's Comments; Solar Progress
Chairman's Column; Solar Progress
Chairmans Column; Solar Progress
Chairmans Column; Solar Progress
Chairmans Column; Solar Progress
Children's Burns from Woodheaters: Risk and Prevention
Cogeneration in Tasmanian Industry
Comment for Government Prices Oversight Commission Investigation on the Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Commission Tariffs
Comment on ACT Air Pollution Control Act Amendments
Comment on Proposed Insulation Standards
Comment on Test Method for Ultra-Low Emission Solid Fuel Burners
Comment on the NSW EPA Paper on Air Pollution from Solid Fuel Heaters
Community Education: Ways and Means of Getting the Renewable Energy Message Across; Solar'95: Renewable Energy - The Future is Now
Comparison of Residential Heating Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Firewood, Gas and Electricity
Composting Toilets: Design and Performance; International conference on Governanace and Sustainable Technology in Indigenous and Developing communities
Consultant Report on Training and Data Analysis for the Targeted Woodsmoke Education Project: Brighton Council and Hobart City Council
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Wood-Smoke Reduction in Perth
Debate on bad air toll: smoke and mirrors
Design of a study to inform the development of new Australian/New Zealand woodburning residential heater emission standards
Do Woodheaters Have a Future in Launceston?; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
Do Woodheaters Have a Future?; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
Domestic Heating
Domestic heating costs
Domestic Heating Fuel Costs in Australia
Earthlinks '97: Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education; 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education
Education and public awareness: foundations of energy efficiency; Climate Change and Africa
Electricity Self-sufficiency in Tasmania
Electron Microscopy Studies of Silica Fume Emissions from a Silicon Smelter in Southern Tasmania, Australia; American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Emissions from open fires
Endangered Theses; Earthlinks '97 Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education
Energy Efficiency: Essential for Sustainable Tourism; Sustainable Design and Ecoutourism
Energy from Biomass: An Australian Perspective; Solar Progress
Energy Research: does UTas have a useful role to play?; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
Environmental Impact Assessment, Environment Design Guide DES15
Environmental Management Tools; Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated Eco-logical Solutions
Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Residential Firewood Use: Australia 1989/90 to 2003/04
Estimating the Health Impacts of Woodsmoke from Residential Heating; 17th International Clean Air Environment Conference: Towards a new agenda
Firewood and Climate Change
Firewood moisture content
Firewood Properties of Messmate
Firewood supply, woodheaters and woodsmoke
Firewood: a Multi-Purpose Fuel for Remote communities; International conference on Governanace and Sustainable Technology in Indigenous and Developing communities
Foreword; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
From Ignalina to Pangea, For and Against Nuclear Energy
GHG Emissions from Motor Vehicles: Impact of Air Conditioners
Good Wood Heater Operation: Better Efficiency, Less Smoke; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
Health Impacts of Wood-Smoke
Household Consumer and Wood Supply Issues; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
Household Heating Audit No. 21 - Killymoon, Fingal Tasmania
Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant: Problems and Prospects
Incineration of waste at Casey Station, Australian Antarctic Territory; Polar Record
Increasing PV outputs in cool climates; Solar Progress
Independent Expert Review of the Feasibility Study for Proposed Greenwaste Briquette Production Facility
Indoor air quality issues in Tasmania; Clean Air and Environmental Quality
Indoor Air Quality: Like a Bad Smell No One Wants to Claim as Their Own; Clean Air
Initial Austwood Bay Window Test Results
Insulation R- values - metric or imperial?
Judging the Judges: Are Environmental and Energy issues Adequately Covered in Architectural Awards?; Catalyst'95; Rethinking the Built Environment
Lack of insulation standards in Tasmania
Life-Cycle Assessment and its relevance to Australian forestry and wood product industries; Australian Forestry
Life-Cycle Assessment for Forestry and Wood Products Volume 1: Review and Discussion; Forest and Wood Products Research and Development
Life-Cycle Assessment for Forestry and Wood Products Volume 2: Bibliography and Contacts; Forest and Wood Products Research and Development
Life-Cycle Assessment for Forestry and Wood Products Volume 3: Database and Manual; Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation
Life-Cycle Inventory: Hardwood and Softwood Structural Timber, Australia
Moisture content of firewood
Moisture Content of Firewood Samples
National Overview of the Australian Firewood Industry; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
Options for controlling wood-smoke
Options for controlling wood-smoke in Hobart
Options for reducing wood-smoke in Launceston
Particles in wood-smoke from woodheaters and open fireplaces, in Proceedings of Solar 2000, Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society Annual Conference; Solar 2000
Passive Solar Design for Tasmania: the Value of Sunspaces; Solar '97 Proceedings 35th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society
Passive solar enclosures for composting toilets; Solar 2000
Performance Testing of Cardboard, Solar Box-Cookers; Proceedings of Solar 99 Opportunities in a Competitive Market Place
Practical Solutions to Tasmania's Air Pollution; Voice of Air Quality Future
Preliminary Tests and Discussion of a Catalytic Afterburner with Heat Exchange
Proceedings of 2006 Conference 'Repair, Reconstruction and Reconciliation: A Profile of Environmental Remediation in Tasmania'; 2006 EIANZ Tasmanian Division Biannual Conference
Proposed Changes to AS/NZS 4013 - Determination of Particle Emissions Factors
Recommended Actions Arising from the Health and Urban Air Quality in NSW Conference
Reducing Wood-Smoke Through Community Education; Solar '97 Proceedings 35th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society
Reducing Wood-Smoke Through Standard Test Methods: Lessons from Australia; Renewable Energy: Technologies and Policies for Sustainable Development
Reducing wood-smoke through standard test methods: lessons from Australia; Renewable Energy
Report on the Health and Urban Air Quality in NSW conference Sydney 3-4 June 1996
Residential and Local Sources of Air Pollution in Australia
Residents may smell rotten eggs, cabbage
Retail monopoly if Aurora retail natural gas
Review of literature on toxic emissions from woodheaters and fireplaces
Scoping Report: Feasibility of Solid-Fuel Burning Appliance Test Facility in WA
Self-Sufficiency in Domestic Energy Supply in Tasmania; Proceedings of Solar 99 Opportunities in a Competitive Market Place
SOLAR '95 - Renewable Energy: The Future is Now; SOLAR'95
Solar Electricity in Tasmania with Rick Patterson
Solar Energy Education in Australia - Contemporary Approaches and Issues; FOURTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RENEWABLE ENERGY EDUCATION (Part 1)
Solar heated composting toilets
Stormwater Gross Solids Trap Monitoring
Stormwater Gross Solids Trap Monitoring, Final Report for the Clarence City Council
Submission on the NEPC Committee Discussion Paper on Air Pollution
Summer Tasks for Woodheaters and Stoves
Sun Spaces - Improve the Efficiency and Comfort of Your Home
Targeted Woodsmoke Education Project: Consultant Report on 2005 Data Analysis
Tasmania - the future is blowing in the wind; Solar Progress
Tasmania's Response to Climate Change
Technical Report No. 4: Review of Literature on Residential Firewood Use, Wood-Smoke and Air Toxics
Technical Report No. 5: Emissions from Domestic Solid Fuel Burning Appliances (Wood-Heaters, Open Fireplaces)
Testing the CAT Wood-Fuelled Water Heater
The Case Against Pangea
The Future of Woodheaters in South Australia; A Burning Issue, Bendigo, June 2000 and Armidale, May 2001; A Biodiversity, Consumer and Human Health Issue, Launceston, June 2001; No Smoke Without Fire, Adelaide, June 2002
The responsible use of woodheaters and proposed woodsmoke fines
Training Package Notes and Power Point for Woodsmoke Mitigation
Twenty Years of Solar Progress a Tasmanian Viewpoint; Solar Progress
Update of Cost-Benefit Analysis of Woodsmoke Reduction in Perth
Urban Air Quality; Environment Design Guide
Warm in winter, but Launceston hit by pollution
Was There Sufficient Justification for the 10-Fold Increase in the TLV for Silica Fume? A Critical Review; American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Wood Fired Power Stations with Steve McCutchins
Wood fuelled power station proposed by Southwood
Wood heater industry will push kids to teach parents
Wood smoke and the art of cleaner burning
Wood Smoke in Launceston
Wood-Smoke Handbook: Woodheaters, Firewood and Operator Practice; Environment Australia and NSW EPA
Woodheater Emissions: Facts and Fallacies
Woodheater Policy Option Paper
Woodheater smoke survey
Woodheaters and Air Quality
Woodsmoke and woodheaters in rural towns
Woody-Biomass Fuelled Power Stations

Research Projects

An investigation of Briquettes use in solid fuel burning appliances; Coal Corp of Victoria (CCV)
Analysis of poppy seed oil samples; Johnstone McGee and Gandy Pty Ltd, Consulting Engineers (JMcGG)
Catchment to Coast: Education for Action Programs; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Composting Toilets Project-Leonie Crennan (PhD); Department of Parks, Wildlife & Heritage (DPWH)
Derwent Estuary information collection; Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts (DEPHA)
Digestion of waste material from a potato processing and meat processing plant; Thomas Enterprises Pty Ltd (TEP)
Digital Data Licence Agreement; Department of Environment and Land Management (DELM)
Donation for Wood-smoke research; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Efficiency Testing of Domestic Wood Burning Heaters; Energy Research & Development Corporation (ERDC)
Emissions & performance of woodheaters when burning softwoods; Energy Research & Development Corporation (ERDC)
Factors Contributing to Excessive Wood-smoke Emissions from Households; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Lambert Gully: Priority Area for Revegetation, Training and Community Involvement; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Landcare education program for teachers and other professionals; Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Tasmania (DPIF)
Maria Island Engineering Study; Department of Construction (DC)
Measurements of air pollutants from woodheaters; Energy Research & Development Corporation (ERDC)
Newsprint Recycling Options for Tasmania; Publishers National Environment Bureau (PNEB)
Orielton Lagoon Study; Sorell Council (SC)
Revegetation of Mt Lyell; Mt Lyell Mining and Railway Co Ltd (MLMRC)
Soil (and water) conservation course for teachers; Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Tasmania (DPIF)
Tasmanian Coastcare Education and Action Program; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Tasmanian Seagrass Communities; Australian Heritage Commission (AHC)
Woodheater Emissions Standards
Woodsmoke

Research Candidate Supervision

A balanced federalism- An examination of public lands policy in the United States with Australia analogues
A Study of Nanoparticles- Silica Fume and Woodsmoke
Agricultural Sanitation- From "Waste" to Resource
Attitudes to environmental conservation - land use policy in Australia
Briquette combustion in residential heaters
Environmental and social issues associated with the establishment of tourism resorts in or adjacent to protected natural areas
Environmental impacts of Australia's overseas aid
Environmental research reporting in the media
Environmental Technology change in theAustralin Electricity Supply Industry
Erosion and nitrogen loss from forest soils in relation to soil structure
Facadism in the urban fabric
Household energy requirements
Indoor air quality and associated illnesses with special reference to aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons and their effect at low levels.
Investigations into the use of Eucalypt trees for sewage
Managing environmental problems- Environmental rights and administrative law
People, forest and policy- Socio-economic and environmental interactions within rural communities of a backward district in Karnataka State (India)
Political, Economic, and Social Reform in Lithuania- Implications for the Environment
Pollution and fisheries
Practical implementation of energy efficiency program
Solid waste management in regions of low population density
Tasmanian aged care energy audits
The effects of environmental electromagnetism on the mammalian brain and nervous system (such as behaviour, perception, memory and motor skills)
THE FEASIBILITY OF ZERO ENERGY SOLAR HOUSING FOR THE COLD TEMPERATE CLIMATES OF AUSTRALIA
TITLE- Establishment of trees by direct seeding on pastoral sites in the midlands of Tasmania
TITLE- Viability of renewable energy systems
Wet and Dry Conservancy- Politics and practicalities of on-site sanitation.