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Researcher: Love, PT (Dr Peter Love)

Fields of Research

Climate change processes
Climatology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Forestry management and environment
Environmental management
Atmospheric dynamics
Tropospheric and stratospheric physics
Forestry fire management
Agricultural spatial analysis and modelling
Surface water hydrology
Global change biology
Meteorology
Natural hazards
Forest health and pathology
Environmental engineering
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Risk engineering
Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology

Research Objectives

Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Atmospheric processes and dynamics
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Forestry
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Wine grapes
Natural hazards
Ground water quantification, allocation and impact of depletion
Weather
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Climate change mitigation strategies
Hardwood plantations
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Understanding climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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)
An assessment of the viability of prescribed burning as a management tool under a changing climate: a Tasmanian case study; Research Forum at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC Conference
Australia's Wine Future - A Climate Atlas; University of Tasmania
ENSO influence on QBO modulations of the tropical tropopause; Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
Exploring the future of fuel loads in Tasmania, Australia: shifts in vegetation in response to changing fire weather, productivity, and fire frequency; Forests
Exploring the future of fuel loads in Tasmania. Shifts in vegetation in response to changing fire weather, productivity, and fire frequency; 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation
Gravity wave momentum flux in the mesosphere measured by VHF radar at Davis, Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
High resolution regional climate model simulations available through the ACECRC Climate Futures team: what we have and how they can be used; 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation
Impact of Climate Change on Weather Related Fire Risk in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Climate Change and Bushfire Research Initiative
Radiosonde observations of gravity waves in the lower stratosphere over Davis, Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Review of climate impact change work undertaken, research gaps and opportunities in the Tasmanian context
Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Climate Change and Bushfire Research Initiative
Tropical gravity wave momentum fluxes and latent heating distributions; Journal of The Atmospheric Sciences

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)
A fire regime model for planned burning and ecological management in a changing climate; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
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] (DPFEM)
Climate Change and Bushfire Research Initiative; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Analysis of the impact of climate change on weather-related fire risk factors in the TWWHA, TWWHA01/16
Future Climate Trajectories - Comparing Australian Wine Regions to other International Wine Regions out to 2100
Historical Network Analysis of TasNetworks power system during weather phenomena
Market Insights Regional Climate Snapshots
Modelling coincident extreme weather events under Tasmania's future climate
Regional Climate Change relevant to Hydro Tasmania
Review of Climate Science

Research Candidate Supervision