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Researcher: Borchers Arriagada, N (Mr Nicolas Borchers Arriagada)

Fields of Research

Health services and systems
Climate change processes
Respiratory diseases
Environmental epidemiology
Public health
Air pollution processes and air quality measurement
Plant cell and molecular biology
Environment policy
Ecosystem function
Landscape ecology
Health economics
Computational modelling and simulation in earth sciences

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Health policy evaluation
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Ecological economics
Information systems, technologies and services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An integrated assessment of water-energy and climate change in sacramento, california: how strong is the nexus?; Climatic Change
Association between fire smoke fine particulate matter and asthma-related outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis; Environmental Research
Climate Change, Wildfires, Heatwaves and Health Impacts in Australia; Extreme Weather Events and Human Health
Evaluation of health-related quality of life in IPF: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Exceedances of national air quality standards for particulate matter in Western Australia: sources and health-related impacts; Medical Journal of Australia
Health impacts of ambient biomass smoke in Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Health-related quality of life of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis; European Respiratory Review
Human-environmental drivers and impacts of the globally extreme 2017 Chilean fires; Ambio
Public health messaging during extreme smoke events: are we hitting the mark?; Frontiers in Public Health
Smoke health costs and the calculus for wildfires fuel management: a modelling study; The Lancet Planetary Health
Unprecedented health costs of smoke-related PM2.5 from the 2019–20 Australian megafires; Nature Sustainability
Unprecedented smoke-related health burden associated with the 2019-20 bushfires in eastern Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
What are the health and socioeconomic impacts of allergic respiratory disease in Tasmania?; Australian Health Review
‘Pollen potency’: the relationship between atmospheric pollen counts and allergen exposure; Aerobiologia

Research Projects

The fire smoke exposure study (UTAS); Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Victoria - Smoke exposure and AQFx back casting project

Research Candidate Supervision