NAFI (North Australian Fire Information)

The NAFI site was developed by the former Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre and north Australian fire managers and is supported by the Northern Territory Government. It sources relevant fire management data, such as hotspots (locations of recently burning fires as deteced by satellites) and fire scars (maps of recently burnt country as detected by satellites) and displays them as maps tailored to north Australian conditions.

Hotspots are sourced from Landgate Western Australia (from NOAA and NASA satellites) and Geoscience Australia (from NASA satellites).

Firescars are sourced from Bushfires NT (for NT and northern WA fire scars) and Cape York Peninsula Sustainable Futures (for Queensland).

The site has also been funded by the Federal Government's Natural Heritage Trust program, through the NT NRM Board. The site is hosted at Charles Darwin University.

NAFI (North Australian Fire Information

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  • Wed, 19/09/2012

    Charles Darwin University academics will join experts and opinion leaders in a debate this week about some of the hottest topics in conservation biology.

  • Society for Conservation Biology
    Mon, 17/09/2012

    More than 200 conservation scientists from the Asia Pacific area will meet in Darwin this month to discuss conservation biology issues relevant to the region.

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    A new book by a conservation biologist provides groundbreaking information about the threats to sharks and other marine species.

  • Sat, 01/09/2012

    RIEL Research Associates Dionisia Lambrinidis and Judy Manning are playing a key role in the Northern Territory Government’s Air Quality Program.

  • Sat, 04/08/2012

    Congratulations to Dr. Kean Yap for securing a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Australian Solar Institute (ASI).

  • NAFI website
    Sat, 04/08/2012

    At the start of the dry season, fire managers in the north started to implement patchy burns to break up the landscape and reduce fuel - and they checked the progress of these burns on the North Australian Fire Information (NAFI) fire-tracking website, hosted by RIEL.

  • Sat, 04/08/2012

    RIEL researchers Rohan Fisher and Bronwyn Myers have been awarded two grants from AusAID’s (The Australian Agency for International Development) Public Sector Linkages Program (PSLP) totalling more than $300,000 for activities over 18 months.

  • Sat, 04/08/2012

    For the last month, FEAM PHD student Sarah Hobgen has been working at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation in Lucas Heights, Sydney. Sarah is preparing and analysing samples for Plutonium, using state-of-the-art equipment for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry.

  • Sat, 04/08/2012

    Congratulations to our RIEL researchers on the award of funding from the ARC Linkage Projects scheme. The Australian Research Council awards funding to a select few academics and researchers in Australian Universities each year and we are very pleased that all three RIEL applications were successful.

  • Sat, 04/08/2012

    The Daly River community in the Northern Territory will be less reliant on diesel thanks to a new project targeted at increasing solar penetration in remote towns and communities.

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