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Drought, wind and heat: when fire seasons start earlier and last longer

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Abstract


  • The New South Wales Rural Fire Service declared the earliest total fire bans in its history this week. The entire state was declared to be in drought on the same day. The combination of winter drought and hot, dry weather has made dangerous fires increasingly likely.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Price, O. F. (2018). Drought, wind and heat: when fire seasons start earlier and last longer. The Conversation, 17 August 1-4.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1130&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/129

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 17 August

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • The New South Wales Rural Fire Service declared the earliest total fire bans in its history this week. The entire state was declared to be in drought on the same day. The combination of winter drought and hot, dry weather has made dangerous fires increasingly likely.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Price, O. F. (2018). Drought, wind and heat: when fire seasons start earlier and last longer. The Conversation, 17 August 1-4.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1130&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/129

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 17 August

Place Of Publication


  • Australia