Session 6 Model Studies I

Wednesday, 6 May 2015: 10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Great Lakes Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar)
Host: 11th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
W. Matt Jolly, US Forest Service, Missoula, MT

10:30 AM
Modelling the fire weather of the Coonabarabran (NSW) fire of 13 January 2013
Robert JB Fawcett, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; and C. Yeo, W. Thurston, J. D. Kepert, and K. J. Tory
10:45 AM
Experimental real-time smoke forecasting at ESRL/GSD using the operational High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR)
Steven E. Peckham, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. Grell, M. Pagowski, S. R. Freitas, B. Pierce, and S. Kondragunta

11:00 AM
Analysis and Forecasting of Extreme Fire Behavior using Numerical Weather Prediction
David A. Peterson, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. J. Hyer, J. R. Campbell, J. E. Solbrig, and M. D. Fromm
11:30 AM
Preliminary Results from a Two-Year Intensive Field Study of Oklahoma Grassland Fuels
J. D. Carlson, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; and D. M. Engle, D. Twidwell, A. S. West, S. D. Fuhlendorf, and T. Ochsner
11:45 AM
Laboratory Experiments on the Effects of Wind Direction on Behavior of Fire Whirls Downwind of Fire
Masahiko Shinohara, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Matsushima
12:00 PM
Hi-resolution fire weather and climatology from dynamical downscaling
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, NV; and G. Mills, S. Harris, D. Podnar, M. Fearon, and H. J. Reinbold
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