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Welcome to the Virtual Hazard Impact and Risk Laboratory Web

The Virtual Hazard Impact and Risk Laboratory (VHIRL) is a scientific workflow portal that provides natural hazard researchers with access to an integrated environment that exploits eResearch tools and Cloud computing technology. VHIRL is a collaboration between CSIRO, NeCTAR, Geoscience Australia (GA), University of Queensland, Australian National University, Bureau of Meteorology and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), and has been funded by the Federal Government’s Education Investment Funds through NeCTAR.

Virtual Hazard Impact and Risk Laboratory

VHIRL Overview

VHIRL Releases

VHIRL Phase 1 (see VHIRLPlanPhase1)

VHIRL Development

VHIRL Operations

VHIRL Collaborators

VHIRL Presentations and Communications


Presentations and Papers


  • The VHIRL is built on

  • This project was funded by the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR, http://nectar.org.au). NeCTAR is an Australian Government project conducted as part of the Super Science initiative and financed by the Education Investment Fund. The University of Melbourne has been appointed the lead agent by the Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.

Topic revision: r18 - 13 Feb 2015, RyanFraser

Current license: All material on this collaboration platform is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence (CC BY 3.0).