iFAS – Instant Fire Alert System to alert residents at different stages of fire
iFAS is built to collect real time data using ad hoc sensor network deployed into the bushes. From the deployed area the system gets smoke, heat, animal movement, humidity, and environmental sound data to be processed by an AI and Machine learning based system to develop an alert system.
BOM rainfall data
Annual rainfall is not changing much- not helping bushfires
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Bushfire fatalities trend.
Impact of decision on fatalities. Insight is – was
prepared, had time and plan, but couldnot avoid.
Fatalities by state – VIC has the most.
Understanding the impact of climate change on extreme weather events on the Sunshine Coast
From bushfires to rain and flooding, weather events are increasing in number and strength due to climate change. How might we provide policy advisors and researchers with the keys to communicate the increasing risks and drive change in government policy and public behaviour?