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Researcher: Fox-Hughes, P (Dr Paul Fox-Hughes)

Fields of Research

Climate Change Processes
Meteorology
Environmental Engineering Modelling
Environmental Engineering
Surfacewater Hydrology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Engineering Design
Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
Tropospheric and Stratospheric Physics
Natural Hazards
Global Change Biology
Environmental Management

Research Objectives

Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Weather
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Natural Hazards
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Water Allocation and Quantification
Climate Change Models
Natural Hazards in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A fire danger climatology for Tasmania; Australian Meteorological Magazine
An assessment of the viability of prescribed burning as a management tool under a changing climate. A Report for the National Bushfire Mitigation Tasmanian Grants Program (NBMP)
Characteristics of some days involving abrupt increases in fire danger; Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Impact of Climate Change on Weather Related Fire Risk in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Climate Change and Bushfire Research Initiative
Impact of More Frequent Observations on the Understanding of Tasmanian Fire Danger; Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Seasonal climate summary southern hemisphere (summer 201213): Australia's hottest summer on record and extreme east coast rainfall; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal
Simulating sub-daily Intensity-Frequency-Duration curves in Australia using a dynamical high-resolution regional climate model; Journal of Hydrology
Springtime fire weather in Tasmania, Australia: two case studies; Weather and Forecasting

Research Projects

A characterisation of synoptic weather features often associated with extreme events in SE Australia and Tasmania. Stage 1 - Common features of recent events; CRC for Bushfire Research (CRCB)
An assessment of the viability of prescribed burning as a management tool under a changing climate - Stage 2; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
Climate Change and Bushfire Research Initiative; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
High-Resolution Reanalysis for Tasmania Project: Stage 1; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
High-Resolution Reanalysis for Tasmania Project: Stage 2; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
High-Resolution Reanalysis for Tasmania project: Stage 3; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
Analysis of the impact of climate change on weather-related fire risk factors in the TWWHA, TWWHA01/16

Research Candidate Supervision