This paper assesses how the Himawari-8 satellite can be used for active fire detection. Satellite sensors are an important source of observations of fire activity. Next generation geostationary satellites provide earth observations very frequently.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
All community voices must be heard as part of disaster planning and resilience building processes – including young people. In 2020, up to 7.91 million children and young people lived in Australia, approximately 31 per cent of the population.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
This contributing paper takes a look at how Australia is actively learning to navigate governance and capability challenges to create environments in which all sectors are enabled to reduce complex systemic risks.
The Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation (MoCCA) through Vanuatu’s National Designated Authority has announced two significant projects on Climate Change Adaptation. The aim of the project is to improve the resilience of the coastal zone in Vanuatu
Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. Despite media campaigns, drivers continue to enter unpredictable water, risking their lives and the lives of rescuers. Having a Plan B could be the difference between life and death.
An environmentally friendly spray that targets and kills one of cotton's (and the world’s) most damaging agricultural pests - silverleaf whitefly - has been created by scientists at The University of Queensland.