Dr Grant Williamson

Dr Grant Williamson

University of Tasmania

Lead Researcher
Work Packages
Work Package 1 - Dynamic mapping of fire regimes, past present and future

Dr Grant Williamson is a landscape and fire ecologist, whose previous research has included the impacts of mosquito control and climate change on mangrove communities, the climatic and human drivers of wildfires and fire danger across Australia, and the dynamics and impact of wildfire and prescribed fire smoke on human health.

Grant is interested in applying novel technology including remote sensing and high-performance computing to help understand fire on earth. He completed his PhD at the University of Adelaide, and has worked in Darwin and Hobart, and is currently a research fellow for the NSW Advanced Bushfire Research Hub and an affiliate with the Centre for Air Pollution, Energy and Health Research (CAR-CRE).

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