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Researcher: Furlaud, J (Mr James Furlaud)

Fields of Research

Forestry fire management
Environmental management
Terrestrial ecology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Public health
Forest ecosystems
Landscape ecology
Ecosystem function
Plant biology
Human geography
Fire ecology
Natural resource management

Research Objectives

Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Natural hazards
Terrestrial biodiversity
Native forests
Air quality
Other environmental management
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Bioclimatic drivers of fire severity across the Australian geographical range of giant Eucalyptus forests; Journal of Ecology
Exploring the key drivers of forest flammability in wet eucalypt forests using expert-derived conceptual models; Landscape Ecology
Fire risk and severity decline with stand development in Tasmanian giant Eucalyptus forest; Forest Ecology and Management
Simulating the effectiveness of prescribed burning at altering wildfire behaviour in Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Wildland Fire
Smoke pollution must be part of the savanna fire management equation: a case study from Darwin, Australia; Ambio
Smoke pollution must be part of the savanna fire management equation: A case study from Darwin, Australia; Ambio
The fuel moisture index based on understorey Hygrochron iButton humidity and temperature measurements reliably predicts fine fuel moisture content in Tasmanian Eucalyptus forests; Fire
Understanding post-fire fuel dynamics using burnt permanent forest plots
Using permanent forest plots to evaluate the resilience to fire of Tasmania’s tall wet eucalypt forests; Forest Ecology and Management

Research Projects

Ecological Effects of 2019 Tasmanian Fires - Remeasurement of Burnt Permanent Plots; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Ecological Effects of 2019 Tasmanian Fires -Remeasurement of Burnt Permanent Plots; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility between Universidade de Vigo (E VIGO01) and University of Tasmania (Australia) ; ERASMUS + (ERASMUS+)
Immediate post-fire vegetation re-measurement of TERN plots burnt during 2015-16 fire season; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Remeasurement of Burnt TERN Ausplots in New South Wales; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
The Social and Biophysical Effects of Alternative Strategies to Reduce Bushfire Danger in Hobart; Tasmanian State Emergency Services (TSES)

Research Candidate Supervision