Severe Weather

AORG Severe Weather research includes the following activities (see Research page for further information)

  • Bushfire Convective Plume Experiment
  • Storm Hazards Testbed

These research programs apply the unique observational capacity of AORG to understanding the processes and expanding predictive capabilities for future Australian severe weather events. These programs also provide the opportunity for student learning and volunteering through integrated honours and PhD projects. An overview of these programs is provided in the videos below.

Channel 7 news story on Storm Hazards Testbed

UQ-XPOL mobile radar deployed at Mt Bolton, Victoria