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Researcher: Rollins, D (Mr Dean Rollins)

Fields of Research

Climatology
Agricultural spatial analysis and modelling
Adverse weather events
Human impacts of climate change and human adaptation
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Meteorology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Animal protection (incl. pests and pathogens)

Research Objectives

Social impacts of climate change and variability
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Wine grapes
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Natural hazards
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Other environmental policy, climate change and natural hazards
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Understanding climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ambulance dispatches and heatwaves in Tasmania, Australia: A case-crossover analysis; Environmental Research
Australia's Wine Future - A Climate Atlas; University of Tasmania
Australia's wine future - climate information for adaptation to change; Wine & Viticulture Journal
Australia's wine future - climate information for adaptation to change

Research Projects

Natural Hazards Climate Atlas for Tasmania; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPFEM)
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
Regional climate change relevant to Hydro Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision