Eighth Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology

Session 3

 Improvements to Fire Danger and Fire Behavior Systems Related to Meteorology
 Chair: William M. Jolly, US Forest Service, Missoula, MT
1:30 PM3.1Are some RAWS observations more critical to an analysis than others?   wrf recording
John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and X. Dong
1:45 PM3.2A grass moisture model for the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System  extended abstract wrf recording
B. M. Wotton, Canadian Forest Service, Sault St. Marie, ON, Canada
2:00 PM3.3AMethods for Evaluating Spatial Seasonal Fire Potential Indices  extended abstract wrf recording
Cindy Sue Leary, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; and P. L. Andrews, W. M. Jolly, and J. M. Graham
3.3Fire weather, atmospheric stability environments, and fire activity in southern Australia  
Graham A. Mills, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Vic., Australia
2:15 PM3.4A comparison of hourly fine fuel moisture code calculations within Canada  extended abstract wrf recording
Kerry R. Anderson, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada
2:30 PM3.5Evaluation of fire danger indices in Sardinia (Italy)  
Costantino Sirca, Univ. of Sassari, Sassari, Italy; and D. Spano, M. Salis, B. Arca, and P. Duce
3.6Updates to the weather information management system (WIMS)  
Larry S. Bradshaw, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT; and J. Barnes
2:45 PM3.6AAssessing topography and wind alignment for firefighter safety  extended abstract wrf recording
William M. Jolly, US Forest Service, Missoula, MT; and J. Forthofer and B. W. Butler

Tuesday, 13 October 2009: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Lake McDonald/ Swift Current/ Hanging Gardens

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