Session 9 Model Studies II

Thursday, 7 May 2015: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Great Lakes Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar)
Host: 11th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
David C. Kinniburgh, Monash University, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Clayton, Victoria

9:00 AM
Toward a better understanding of overstory tree mortality: a study of fire-atmosphere interactions inside a forest canopy
Michael T. Kiefer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and W. E. Heilman, S. Zhong, J. J. Charney, X. Bian, M. Dickinson, and K. Kavanagh
9:15 AM
The dynamics of pyro-tornadogenesis using a coupled fire-atmosphere model
David C. Kinniburgh, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; and M. J. Reeder and T. P. Lane
9:30 AM
Simulating low-intensity experimental fires using a coupled-fire/atmosphere behavior model
Rodman R. Linn, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. Winterkamp, J. Furman, and B. Williams
9:45 AM
The effects of fire-plume dynamics on the lateral and longitudinal spread of long-range spotting
Will Thurston, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; and K. J. Tory, R. J. Fawcett, and J. D. Kepert
10:00 AM
Integrated fire-atmosphere prediction system with data assimilation
Adam K. Kochanski, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. A. Jenkins, J. Mandel, M. Vejmelka, and S. Schranz
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