Session 2 Fire Weather Index Development

Tuesday, 5 May 2015: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Great Lakes Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar)
Host: 11th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Craig Clements, San Jose State University, Department of Meteorology and Climate Science, San Jose, CA

10:45 AM
Historic Fire Weather Indices: Development and Implementation
Joseph J. Charney, USDA Forest Service, Lansing, MI; and A. F. Srock, B. E. Potter, and S. L. Goodrick
11:00 AM
What Would the Ideal Fire Weather Index Look Like?
Scott Goodrick, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA; and B. E. Potter, J. J. Charney, and A. F. Srock
11:15 AM
Investigating Simple Fire Weather Indices Using Reanalysis Data
Alan F. Srock, Saint Cloud State Univ., Saint Cloud, MN; and J. J. Charney, S. L. Goodrick, and B. E. Potter
11:30 AM
Evaluation of a suite of simple fire indices for the 2014 Fire Season in the Pacific Northwest
Brian Potter, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA, Seattle, WA; and S. L. Goodrick, A. F. Srock, and J. J. Charney
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