speaker-info

Dr Peter Jacklyn

University researcher

Dr Peter Jacklyn manages the North Australian Fire Information (NAFI) service, based at the Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research at Charles Darwin University.

He has experience in various aspects of tropical savannas research dating back to the late 1980s. He was also a science broadcaster with Radio National and Communications Coordinator for the Tropical Savannas CRC. His main area of expertise is in working to produce useable research outputs, particularly the maps and satellite data relevant to rural and remote fire management.

Topic

Spatial Technologies supporting Innovative Economies in North Australia

Charles Darwin University Theatre

Fire is becoming an important management tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. Dr Peter Jacklyn will present on how fire, as a land management tool, is also facilitating the emergence of a new and innovative environmental service economy, with the support of new technology and local knowledge. Dr Jacklyn will explore […]

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