Peer Reviewed Articles

2020

Prichard, S.J.; O’Neill, S.M.; Eagle, P.; Andreu, A.G.; Drye, B.; Dubowy, J.; Urbanski, S.; Strand, T.M. 2020. Wildland fire emissions factors in North America: synthesis of existing data, measurement needs and management applications. International Journal of Wildland Fire 29(2): 132-147.


Bayne, K.; Pearce, G.; Baillie, B.; Clifford, V. 2020. Chapter 20. New Zealand perspectives on prescribed burning. In: Leavesley, A.; Thornton, R.; Wouters, M. (eds). Prescribed Burning in Australasia: The Science, Practice and Politics of Burning the Bush. Australasian Fire & Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC), Melbourne, Australia. pp 208-217. (published May 2020)


Huggins, T.J.; Langer, E.R.; McLennan, J.; Johnston, D.M.; Yang, L. 2020. The many-headed beast of increasing wildfire risks to Aotearoa-New Zealand. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 35(3) (July 2020): 49 54.


Pretorius, I.; Sturman, A.; Strand, T.; Katurji, M.; Pearce, H.G. 2020. A meteorological study of the Port Hills fire, Christchurch, New Zealand. Journal of Applied Meteorology & Climatology 59(2): 263-280.


2019

Baillie, B.R.; Bayne, K.M. 2019. The historical use of fire as a land management tool in New Zealand and the challenges for its continued use. Landscape Ecology 34(10): 2229-2244.


McGee, T.; Langer, E.R. 2019. Residents' preparedness, experiences and actions during an extreme wildfire in the Far North, Aotearoa New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 41 (December 2019), 101303.


Grant, A.; Langer, E.R.; Hart, M. 2019. Integrating volunteering cultures in New Zealand’s multi-hazard environment. Australian Journal of Emergency Management 34(3) (July 2019): 52-59.

Connell, R.; Bebbington, M.; Pearce, G.; Kerr, J.; Strand, T. 2019. Wildfire hazard index for New Zealand. Proceedings, 6th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, “Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow”, 29 April-3 May 2019, Albuquerque, USA, Marseilles, France and Sydney, Australia.

Pearce, H.G.; Finney, M.; Strand, T.; Katurji, M.; Clements, C. 2019. New Zealand field-scale fire experiments to test convective heat transfer in wildland fires. Proceedings, 6th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, “Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow”, 29 April-3 May 2019, Albuquerque, USA, Marseilles, France and Sydney, Australia.

Bayne, K.M.; Clifford, V.R.; Baillie, B.R.; Pearce, H.G. 2019. Fire as a land management tool: rural sector perceptions of burn-off practice in New Zealand. Rangeland Ecology and Management 72(3): 523-532.

2018

Langer, E.R.; Wegner, S. 2018. Wildfire risk awareness, perception and preparedness in the urban fringe in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Public responses to the 2017 Port Hills wildfire. Australasian Journal of Disaster & Trauma Studies, 22(2) (Port Hills Wildfire special issue): 75-84. 

Pearce, H.G. 2018. The 2017 Port Hills wildfires – a window into New Zealand’s fire future? Australasian Journal of Disaster & Trauma Studies, 22(2) (Port Hills Wildfire special issue): 35-50. 

Langer, E.R.; McLennan, J.; Johnston, D.M. 2018. Editorial: Special Issue on the Port Hills Wildfires. Australasian Journal of Disaster & Trauma Studies, 22(2) (Port Hills Wildfire special issue): 29-34.

Finney, M.A.; Pearce, G.; Strand, T.; Katurji, M.; Clements, C. 2018. New Zealand prescribed fire experiments to test convective heat transfer in wildland fires. In: Viegas, D.X. (ed.). Advances in Forest Fire Research 2018. Proceedings of the VII International Conference on Forest Fire Research, 10-16 November 2018, Coimbra, Portugal. pp 1288-1292.

Langer, E.R.; Pearce, H.G.; Wegner, S. 2018. The urban side of the Wildland-urban interface – a new fire audience identified following an extreme wildfire event in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In: Viegas, D.X. (ed.). Advances in Forest Fire Research 2018. Proceedings of the VII International Conference on Forest Fire Research, 10-16 November 2018, Coimbra, Portugal. pp 859-869.

Watt, M.S.; Kirschbaum, M.U.F.; Moore, J.R.; Pearce, H.G.; Bulman, L.; Brockerhoff, E.; Melia, N. 2018. Assessment of multiple climate change effects on plantation forests in New Zealand. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, 92(1): 1-15.

Strand, T.; Larkin, S.; Rorig, M.; Goodrick, S.; O’Neill, S.; Solomon, R.; Peterson, J.; Ferguson, S.A. 2018. Chapter 5.3. Smoke prediction models. In: NWCG. NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire (February 2018). National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Boise, Idaho. NFES 1279, PMS 420-2. pp 220-232.

2017

Langer, E.R.; McGee, T.K. 2017. Wildfire risk awareness and prevention by predominantly Māori rural residents, Karikari Peninsula, Aotearoa New Zealand. International Journal of Wildland Fire 26(9): 820-828.

2016

Parker, R.; Vitalis, A.; Walker, R.; Riley, D.; Pearce, H.G. 2016. Measuring wildland fire fighter performance with wearable technology. Applied Ergonomics 59A: 34-44.

Renwick, J.; Pearce, H.G. 2016. Fire Risk. In: RSNZ. Climate Change Implications for New Zealand. (April 2016). Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington. pp 41-42.

2015

Strand, T.; Gullet, B.; Urbanski, S.; O’Neill, S.; Potter, B.; Aurell, J.; Holder, A.; Larkin, N.; Moore, M.; Rorig, M. 2015. Grassland and forest understory biomass emissions from prescribed fires in south-eastern United States – RxCADRE 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25(1): 102-113.

Ottmar, R.D.; Hiers, J.K.; Butler, B.W.; Clements, C.B.; Dickinson, M.B.; Hudak, A.T.; O’Brien, J.J.; Potter, B.E.; Rowell, E.M.; Strand, T.M.; Zajkowski. T.J. 2015. Measurements, datasets and preliminary results from the RxCADRE project – 2008, 2011 and 2012. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25(1): 1-9.

Yang, Y.; Uddstrom, M.; Pearce, G.; Revell, M. 2015. Reformulation of the Drought Code in the Canadian Fire Weather Index System implemented in New Zealand. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 54(7): 1523-1537.

Langer, L.; Stone, G.A. 2015. Global Fire – Māori use of fire. International Association of Wildland Fire. Wildfire magazine, Summer/Fall 2015: 38-41.

Langer, E.R.; Stone, G.A. 2015. Māori use of fire: traditional use of fire to guide wildfire management in New Zealand. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 4th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference, 20-24 April 2015, Boise, Idaho, USA. International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, Montana, USA. pp 178-181.

Langer, E.R.; Hart, M. 2015. How effective is wildfire communication to New Zealand communities and how can it be improved? In: Proceedings of the 13th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 4th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference, 20-24 April 2015, Boise, Idaho, USA. International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, Montana, USA. pp 174-177.

Anderson, W.R.; Cruz, M.G.; Fernandes, P.M.; McCaw, L.; Vega, J.A.; Bradstock, R.; Fogarty, L.; Gould, J.; McCarthy, G.; Marsden-Smedley, J.B.; Matthews, S.; Mattingley, S.; Pearce, H.G.; van Wilgen, B. 2015. A generic, empirical-based model for predicting rate of fire spread in shrublands. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24(4): 443-460.

2014

Simpson, C.C.; Pearce, H.G.; Sturman, A.P.; Zawar-Reza, P. 2014. Behaviour of fire weather indices in the 2009-10 New Zealand wildland fire season. International Journal of Wildland Fire 23(8): 1147-1164.

Simpson, C.C.; Pearce, H.G.; Sturman, A.P.; Zawar-Reza, P. 2014. Verification of WRF modelled fire weather in the 2009-10 New Zealand fire season.  International Journal of Wildland Fire 23(1): 34-45.

Seto, D.; Strand, T.M.; Clements, C.B.; Thistle, H.W.; Mickler, R. 2014. Wind and plume thermodynamic structures during low-intensity subcanopy fires. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 198-199: 53-61.

Reisinger, A.; Kitching, R.; … Pearce, G.; et al. 2014. Chapter 25: Australasia. In: IPCC. Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Volume II: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. IPCC, Switzerland.

Drury, S.A.; Larkin, N.K.; Strand, T.; Huang, S.; Strenfel, S.J.; Banwell, E.M.; O'Brien, T.E.; Raffuse, S.M. 2014. Intercomparison of fire size, fuel loading, fuel consumption, and smoke emissions estimates on the 2006 Tripod fire, Washington, USA. Fire Ecology 10(1): 56-81.

2013

Simpson, C.; Pearce, G.; Clifford, V. 2013. High-resolution WRF simulation of fire weather associated with the Mt Cook Station fire. In: Piantadosi, J.; Anderssen, R.S.; Boland J. (eds). MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2013. pp 277-283.

Simpson, C.; Sturman, A.; Zawar-Reza, P.; Pearce, G. 2013. Fire weather of a Canterbury Northwester on 6 February 2011 in South Island, New Zealand. In: Wright, L.J. (Ed.). 2013. Proceedings of Bushfire CRC & AFAC 2013 Conference Research Forum, 2 September 2013, Melbourne, Australia. Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne. pp 107-120. 

Pearce, H.G.; Clifford, V.R. 2013. IAFSS award – Best applied paper at the 4th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina 2013:  "Fire behaviour prediction tools for fire managers – lessons learned from tools development in New Zealand". Presented by the International Association of Fire Safety Science (IAFSS), June 2013.


Moffat, A.J.; Pearce, H.G. 2013. Contrasting approaches to forest fire risk in New Zealand and Great Britain. Scottish Forestry 67(4): 10-17.


Larkin, N.K.; Raffuse, S.M.; Strand, T. 2013. Wildland fire emissions, carbon, and climate – U.S. emissions inventories. Forest Ecology and Management 317: 61-69.


Goodrick, S.; Achtemeier, G.; Larkin, N.; Liu, Y; Strand, T. 2013.  Modeling smoke transport from wildland fires: a review. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22(1): 83-94.


Drösler, M.; Verchot, L.V.; Freibauer, A.; Pan, G.; … Strand, T. 2013. Chapter 2: Drained Inland Organic Soils. In: IPCC. 2013 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands. Hiraishi, T.; Krug, T.; Tanabe, K.; Srivastava, N.; Baasansuren, J.; Fukuda, M.; Troxler, T.G. (eds). Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Switzerland. pp. 2.6-2.79.


Daily, H.G.; Lane, P.A.; Lisson, S.N.; Bridle, K.; Anderson, S.A.J.; Corkrey, R. 2013. Leaf growth and senescence rates of three pasture grasses and wheat. Crop and Pasture Science 64(7): 660-672.


2012

Strand, T.; Larkin, N.; Solomon, R.; Rorig, M.; Craig, K.J.; Raffuse, S.; Sullivan, D.; Wheeler, N.; Pryden, D. 2012. Analyses of BlueSky Gateway PM2.5 predictions during the 2007 southern and 2008 northern California fires. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 117(17), D17301.


Stoof, C.R.; Oswald, B.; Langer, E.R.; Schuijn, M.; McMorrow, J.; Getz-Smeenk, A.; Stalenhoef, E. 2012. Different risks, different solutions? A discussion on what traditionally fire-prone and less fire-prone countries can learn from each other. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fires Conference, 17-19 April 2012, Seattle, Washington, USA. pp 135-137. International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, Montana, USA. pp 135-137.


Stoof, C.R.; Langer, E.R.; McMorrow, J.; Oswald, B. 2012. WILDFIREWorld Online: Global wildfire awareness. International Association of Wildland Fire, Chicago, Illinois. Wildfire magazine, September/October 2012: 12.


Raffuse, S.M.; Craig, K.J.; Larkin, N.K.; Strand, T.; Sullivan, D.C.; Wheeler, N.J.M.; Solomon, R. 2012. An evaluation of modeled plume injection height with satellite-derived observed plume height. Atmosphere 3(1): 103-123.


Langer, E.R.; Hide, S.; Pearce, H.G. 2012. Do rural fire danger warnings lead to appropriate behaviour by the New Zealand public? In: Proceedings of the 3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fires Conference, 17-19 April 2012, Seattle, Washington, USA. pp. 91-93. International Association of Wildland Fire.


Jakes, P.J.; Langer, E.R. 2012. The adaptive capacity of New Zealand communities to wildfire. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21(6): 764-772.


2011

Newnham, G.J.; Verbesselt, J.; Grant, I.F.; Anderson, S.A.J. 2011. Relative greenness index for assessing curing of grassland fuel. Remote Sensing of Environment 115(6): 1456-1463.


Langer, E.R.; Hide, S.; Pearce, H.G. 2011. Effectiveness of rural fire danger warnings to New Zealand communities. In: Thornton, R.P. (Ed). Proceedings of Bushfire CRC & AFAC 2011 Conference Science Day, 1 September 2011, Sydney, Australia. Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne. pp 285-296.


Anderson, S.A.J.; Anderson, W.R.; Hollis, J.J.; Botha, E.J. 2011. A simple method for field-based grassland curing assessment. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20(6): 804-811.


2010

Wakelin, H.M.; Anderson, S.A.J.; Spearpoint, M.J.; Cochrane, C.H. 2010. Ignition thresholds for grassland fuels and management implications. In: Wade, D. (Ed). Proceedings of the 3rd Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, “Beyond Fire Behavior and Fuels: Learning from the Past to Help Guide Us in the Future”, 25-29 October 2010, Spokane, Washington, USA. International Association of Wildland Fire, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.


Pearce, H.G.; Anderson, W.R.; Fogarty, L.G.; Todoroki, C.; Anderson, S.A.J. 2010. Linear mixed effects models for estimating biomass and fuel loads in shrublands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40(10): 2015-2026.


Jakes, P.J.; Kelly, L.; Langer, E.R. 2010. An exploration of a fire-affected community undergoing change in New Zealand. Australian Journal of Emergency Management 25(3): 48-53.


Daily, H.; Lane, P.; Lisson, S.; Bridle, K.; Anderson, S.; Corkrey, R. 2010. Developing grass curing algorithms for decision support tools. In: Dove, H.; Culvenor, R.A. (Eds). “Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture”, Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010, 15-18 November 2010, Lincoln, New Zealand.


Anderson, S.A.J.; Anderson, W.R. 2010. Ignition and fire spread thresholds in gorse (Ulex europaeus). International Journal of Wildland Fire 19(5): 589-598.


2009

Martin, D.; Jones, S.; Grant, I.; Anderson, S.A.J. 2009. Assessment of grassland curing using field-based spectrometry and satellite imagery. In: Reinke, K.J. et al. (eds.). Innovations in Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry. Springer, Berlin. pp 229-237.


Martin, D.; Grant, I.; Jones, S.; Anderson, S.A.J. 2009. Development of satellite vegetation indices to assess grassland curing across Australia and New Zealand. In: Reinke, K.J. et al. (eds.). Innovations in Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry. Springer, Berlin. pp 211-227.


Anderson, S.A.J.; Anderson, W.R. 2009. Predicting the elevated dead fuel moisture content in gorse (Ulex europaeus L.) shrub fuels. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(12): 2355-2368.


2008

Salinger, M.J.; Pearce, H.G. 2008. Operational fire danger rating in New Zealand and predictions of fire season fire severity. In: Brady, M.; Kwan, J.; Naydenov, E. (eds.). Report on the International Workshop on Advances in Operational Weather Systems for Fire Danger Rating, 14-16 July 2008, Northern Forestry Center, Edmonton, Canada. Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. GOFC-GOLD Report No. 36. (pp 22-23, 86)


Anderson, S.A.J.; Pearce, H.G. 2008. The role of research in managing forest and fire risk. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 53(3): 23-26.


Anderson, S.A.J.; Doherty, J.J.; Pearce, H.G. 2008. Wildfires in New Zealand from 1991 to 2007. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 53(3): 19-22.


Pearce, H.G.; Clifford, V. 2008. Fire weather and climate of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 53(3): 13‑18.


Pearce, H.G.; Cameron, G.; Anderson, S.A.J.; Dudfield, M. 2008. An overview of fire management in New Zealand forestry. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 53(3): 7-11.


Pearce, G.; Anderson, S.; Rasmussen, J. 2008. Chapter 16: Rural fire. In: Spearpoint, M. (ed.). Fire Engineering Design Guide. 3rd ed. New Zealand Centre for Advanced Engineering, Christchurch. pp 281-312.