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Post Retirement Fellow, CSIRO

Mick Meyer is an atmospheric scientist with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. Although now retired, he continues to work on topics of current interest, mostly concerned with biomass combustion, smoke emissions, composition, dispersion and impact. He has worked extensively on quantifying and accounting the exchanges of trace gases between the biosphere and the atmosphere, particularly the development of inventory methodologies. Mick developed the the national greenhouse gas inventory methodology for savanna and forest fires used for the Australian National greenhouse gas accounts from 1995 to 2016 and he is an author of the current ERF methodology for Savanna burning. He was a lead author of the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Inventories and a member of the IPCC emission factor database board.


  • 1988–present
    Post Retirement Fellow, CSIRO


  • 1979 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1974 
    Monash University, BSc (hons)