CSIRO unveils new research facility aimed at better understanding and predicting bushfire behaviour

March 21st, 2022

ABC Online, Other, 17/03/2022, Harry Frost
The CSIRO has unveiled a new $2.1 million research facility in Canberra aimed at helping firefighters and other authorities better understand and predict bushfire behaviour. Fire expert Andrew Sullivan said the ultimate goal of the National Bushfire Behaviour Research laboratory was to help Australians “live with fire”. […] Building on bushfire knowledge To do that, Dr Sullivan and researchers at CSIRO’s Black Mountain campus utilise the Pyrotron a 29-metre-long combustion and wind tunnel designed to investigate flame propagation with different kinds of fuel.

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