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Researcher: Lucani, CJ (Mr Christopher Lucani)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Environmental epidemiology
Epidemiology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Software engineering
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Natural hazards
Health protection and disaster response
Evaluation of health outcomes
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

AQVx - an interactive visual display system for air pollution and public health; Frontiers in Public Health
Can smartphone data identify the local environmental drivers of respiratory disease?; Environmental Research
Coordinated plasticity maintains hydraulic safety in sunflower leaves; Plant, Cell and Environment
Environmental hazards and behavior change: User perspectives on the usability and effectiveness of the AirRater Smartphone App; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Intraspecific variation in drought susceptibility in Eucalyptus globulus is linked to differences in leaf vulnerability; Functional Plant Biology
Mapping xylem failure in disparate organs of whole plants reveals extreme resistance in olive roots; New Phytologist
Optical measurement of stem xylem vulnerability; Plant Physiology
Using digital technology to protect health in prolonged poor air quality episodes: a case study of the AirRater App during the Australian 201920 fires; Fire
Using smartphone technology to reduce health impacts from atmospheric environmental hazards; Environmental Research Letters
Visual quantification of embolism reveals leaf vulnerability to hydraulic failure; New Phytologist

Research Projects

The legal, technical and administrative framework for public release of Firewatch; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Evaluation of AirRater
How well can we track population exposure to smoke in southwest WA using the AirRaterSmoke smartphone app?
OzAirRater: Evaluation of AirRater as a public health surveillance system
OzAirRater: Investigating smoke, pollen and meteorological hazards in ACT

Research Candidate Supervision