Select Publications

Journal articles

Reddy PJ; Chinta S; Matear R; Taylor J; Baki H; Thatcher M; Kala J; Sharples J, 2024, 'Machine learning based parameter sensitivity of regional climate models—a case study of the WRF model for heat extremes over Southeast Australia', Environmental Research Letters, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ad0eb0

Masoudian S; Sharples J; Jovanoski Z; Towers I; Watt S, 2023, 'Incorporating Stochastic Wind Vectors in Wildfire Spread Prediction', Atmosphere, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos14111609

Bowman DMJS; Sharples JJ, 2023, 'Taming the flame, from local to global extreme wildfires', Science, 381, pp. 616 - 619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.adi8066

Edalati-Nejad A; Ghodrat M; Sharples JJ, 2023, 'On the interaction of wind, fire intensity and downslope terrain with implications for building standards in wildfire-prone areas', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 32, pp. 1619 - 1632, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF22124

Ma W; Wilson CS; Sharples JJ; Jovanoski Z, 2023, 'Investigating the Effect of Fuel Moisture and Atmospheric Instability on PyroCb Occurrence over Southeast Australia', Atmosphere, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos14071087

Ribeiro C; Xavier Viegas D; Raposo J; Reis L; Sharples J, 2023, 'Slope effect on junction fire with two non-symmetric fire fronts', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF WILDLAND FIRE, 32, pp. 328 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF22152

Cortes CAT; Thurow S; Ong A; Sharples JJ; Bednarz T; Stevens G; Favero DD; Tirado Cortes C, 2023, 'Analysis of Wildfire Visualization Systems for Research and Training: Are They up for the Challenge of the Current State of Wildfires?', IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, PP, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tvcg.2023.3258440

Reddy PJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Ridder NN; Sharples JJ, 2022, 'Combined role of ENSO and IOD on compound drought and heatwaves in Australia using two CMIP6 large ensembles', Weather and Climate Extremes, 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2022.100469

Cai D; Abram NJ; Sharples JJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2022, 'Increasing intensity and frequency of cold fronts contributed to Australia’s 2019-2020 Black Summer fire disaster', Environmental Research Letters, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac8e88

Sharples JJ, 2022, 'A note on fire weather indices', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 31, pp. 728 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF21134

Ribeiro C; Reis L; Raposo J; Rodrigues A; Viegas DX; Sharples J, 2022, 'Interaction between two parallel fire fronts under different wind conditions', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 31, pp. 492 - 506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF21120

Jyoteeshkumar Reddy P; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Sharples JJ, 2022, 'Erratum: Interactive influence of ENSO and IOD on contiguous heatwaves in Australia (Environ. Res. Lett. (2022) 17 (014004) DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac3e9a)', Environmental Research Letters, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac5ae2

Reddy PJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Sharples JJ, 2022, 'Interactive influence of ENSO and IOD on contiguous heatwaves in Australia', Environmental Research Letters, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac3e9a

Storey MA; Bedward M; Price OF; Bradstock RA; Sharples JJ, 2021, 'Derivation of a Bayesian fire spread model using large-scale wildfire observations', Environmental Modelling and Software, 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2021.105127

Badlan RL; Sharples JJ; Evans JP; McRae RHD, 2021, 'Factors influencing the development of violent pyroconvection. Part I: Fire size and stability', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 30, pp. 484 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wf20040

Badlan RL; Sharples JJ; Evans JP; McRae RHD, 2021, 'Factors influencing the development of violent pyroconvection. Part II: Fire geometry and intensity', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 30, pp. 498 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wf20041

Jyoteeshkumar reddy P; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Sharples JJ, 2021, 'Intensifying Australian Heatwave Trends and Their Sensitivity to Observational Data', Earth's Future, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020EF001924

Sutherland D; Sharples JJ; Mell W; Moinuddin KAM, 2021, 'A response to comments of Cruz et al. on: 'Simulation study of grass fire using a physics-based model: Striving towards numerical rigour and the effect of grass height on the rate of spread'', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 30, pp. 221 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF20091

Jyoteeshkumar reddy P; Sharples JJ; Lewis SC; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2021, 'Modulating influence of drought on the synergy between heatwaves and dead fine fuel moisture content of bushfire fuels in the Southeast Australian region', Weather and Climate Extremes, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2020.100300

Abram NJ; Henley BJ; Gupta AS; Lippmann TJR; Clarke H; Dowdy AJ; Sharples JJ; Nolan RH; Zhang T; Wooster MJ; Wurtzel JB; Meissner KJ; Pitman AJ; Ukkola AM; Murphy BP; Tapper NJ; Boer MM, 2021, 'Connections of climate change and variability to large and extreme forest fires in southeast Australia', Communications Earth and Environment, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s43247-020-00065-8

Storey MA; Price OF; Almeida M; Ribeiro C; Bradstock RA; Sharples JJ, 2021, 'Experiments on the influence of spot fire and topography interaction on fire rate of spread', PLoS ONE, 16, pp. e0245132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245132

Ghaderi M; Ghodrat M; Sharples JJ, 2021, 'Les simulation of wind-driven wildfire interaction with idealized structures in the wildland-urban interface', Atmosphere, 12, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos12010021

Papari JR; Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Sharples J, 2020, 'Intensifying Australian heatwave trends and their sensitivity to observational data', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10505178.1

Sutherland D; Sharples JJ; Moinuddin KAM, 2020, 'A response to comments of Cruz et al. on: 'The effect of ignition protocol on the spread rate of grass fires'', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 29, pp. 1139 - 1141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF20046

Zazali HH; Towers IN; Sharples JJ, 2020, 'A critical review of fuel accumulation models used in Australian fire management', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 30, pp. 42 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF20031

Di Virgilio G; Evans JP; Clarke H; Sharples J; Hirsch AL; Hart MA, 2020, 'Climate Change Significantly Alters Future Wildfire Mitigation Opportunities in Southeastern Australia', Geophysical Research Letters, 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088893

Cawson JG; Hemming V; Ackland A; Anderson W; Bowman D; Bradstock R; Brown TP; Burton J; Cary GJ; Duff TJ; Filkov A; Furlaud JM; Gazzard T; Kilinc M; Nyman P; Peacock R; Ryan M; Sharples J; Sheridan G; Tolhurst K; Wells T; Zylstra P; Penman TD, 2020, 'Exploring the key drivers of forest flammability in wet eucalypt forests using expert-derived conceptual models', Landscape Ecology, 35, pp. 1775 - 1798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10980-020-01055-z

Storey MA; Price OF; Bradstock RA; Sharples JJ, 2020, 'Analysis of variation in distance, number, and distribution of spotting in southeast Australian wildfires', Fire, 3, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fire3020010

Storey MA; Price OF; Sharples JJ; Bradstock RA, 2020, 'Drivers of long-distance spotting during wildfires in south-eastern Australia', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 29, pp. 459 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wf19124

Ndalila MN; J. Williamson G; Fox-Hughes P; Sharples J; M. J. S. Bowman D, 2020, 'Evolution of a pyrocumulonimbus event associated with an extreme wildfire in Tasmania, Australia', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 20, pp. 1497 - 1511, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-1497-2020

Quill R; Sharples JJ; Sidhu LA, 2020, 'A Statistical Approach to Understanding Canopy Winds over Complex Terrain', Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 25, pp. 231 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10666-019-09674-w

Sharples JJ; Hilton JE, 2020, 'Modeling Vorticity-Driven Wildfire Behavior Using Near-Field Techniques', Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmech.2019.00069

Lewis SC; Blake SAP; Trewin B; Black MT; Dowdy AJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; King AD; Sharples JJ, 2020, 'Deconstructing factors contributing to the 2018 fire weather in Queensland, Australia', Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101, pp. S115 - S122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0144.1

Z. Bahri FM; Sharples JJ, 2019, 'Sensitivity of the Empirical Mode Decomposition to Interpolation Methodology and Data Non-stationarity', Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 24, pp. 437 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10666-019-9654-6

Quill R; Sharples JJ; Wagenbrenner NS; Sidhu LA; Forthofer JM, 2019, 'Modeling Wind Direction Distributions Using a Diagnostic Model in the Context of Probabilistic Fire Spread Prediction', Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmech.2019.00005

Di Virgilio G; Evans JP; Blake SAP; Armstrong M; Dowdy AJ; Sharples J; McRae R, 2019, 'Climate Change Increases the Potential for Extreme Wildfires', Geophysical Research Letters, 46, pp. 8517 - 8526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083699

Sullivan AL; Swedosh W; Hurley RJ; Sharples JJ; Hilton JE, 2019, 'Investigation of the effects of interactions of intersecting oblique fire lines with and without wind in a combustion wind tunnel', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 28, pp. 704 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF18217

Sutherland D; Sharples JJ; Moinuddin KAM, 2019, 'The effect of ignition protocol on grassfire development', International Journal of Wildland Fire, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF19046

Thomas CM; Sharples JJ; Evans JP, 2019, 'The terminal-velocity assumption in simulations of long-range ember transport', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 175, pp. 96 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2019.08.008

Hilton JE; Sullivan AL; Swedosh W; Sharples J; Thomas C, 2018, 'Incorporating convective feedback in wildfire simulations using pyrogenic potential', Environmental Modelling and Software, 107, pp. 12 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.05.009

Chaivaranont W; Evans JP; Liu YY; Sharples JJ, 2018, 'Estimating grassland curing with remotely sensed data', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, pp. 1535 - 1554, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1535-2018

Raposo JR; Viegas DX; Xie X; Almeida M; Figueiredo AR; Porto L; Sharples J, 2018, 'Analysis of the physical processes associated with junction fires at laboratory and field scales', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27, pp. 52 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF16173

Burrows N; Gill M; Sharples J, 2018, 'Development and validation of a model for predicting fire behaviour in spinifex grasslands of arid Australia', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27, pp. 271 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF17155

Lahaye S; Sharples J; Matthews S; Heemstra S; Price O; Badlan R, 2018, 'How do weather and terrain contribute to firefighter entrapments in Australia?', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27, pp. 85 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF17114

Lahaye S; Curt T; Fréjaville T; Sharples J; Paradis L; Hély C, 2018, 'What are the drivers of dangerous fires in Mediterranean France?', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27, pp. 155 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF17087

Zhang Y; Lim S; Sharples JJ, 2017, 'Effects of climate on the size of wildfires in the Eucalyptus camaldulensis forests and the dry lands of the Riverina Bioregion, Australia', Forest Ecology and Management, 401, pp. 330 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.07.009

Zhang Y; Lim S; Sharples JJ, 2017, 'Wildfire occurrence patterns in ecoregions of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, Australia', Natural Hazards, 87, pp. 415 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-017-2770-1

Chaivaranont W; Evans JP; Liu YY; Sharples JJ, 2017, 'Estimating Grassland Curing with Remotely Sensed Data', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2017-101

Thomas CM; Sharples JJ; Evans JP, 2017, 'Modelling the dynamic behaviour of junction fires with a coupled atmosphere-fire model', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26, pp. 331 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF16079

Zhang Y; Lim S; Sharples JJ, 2016, 'Modelling spatial patterns of wildfire occurrence in South-Eastern Australia', Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 7, pp. 1800 - 1815, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2016.1155501


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