Poster Session 1 Posters

Tuesday, 18 October 2011: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Grand Zoso Ballroom West (Hotel Zoso)
Host: Ninth Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Brian E. Potter, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab, Seattle, WA

Observations of atmospheric canopy layer turbulence generated by a low-Intensity prescribed fire
Xindi Bian, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and W. E. Heilman, J. J. Charney, J. L. Hom, K. L. Clark, N. S. Skowronski, M. Gallagher, M. Patterson, S. Zhong, M. T. Kiefer, and R. P. Shadbolt

Development of a fine scale smoke dispersion modeling system: Part I—Validation of the canopy model component
Michael T. Kiefer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and S. Zhong, W. E. Heilman, J. J. Charney, X. Bian, and R. P. Shadbolt
Manuscript (193.1 kB)

P4 has been moved. New paper number 2.6A

Encouraging Community Wildfire Awareness
Robyn Heffernan, NOAA/NWS, Boise, ID; and C. H. Jones and K. Lynott

Fuel types and consumption associated with smoke emissions in southwestern U.S. fuels
David R. Weise, USDA Forest Service, Riverside, CA; and J. Chong, G. Burke, B. Corcoran, and C. W. Miller

Carbon dioxide and methane efflux in burned versus unburned soils of western and central South Dakota
Frances A. Sewell, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and D. Clabo

NWS Fire Weather Decision Support—Now and in the Future
Robyn Heffernan, NOAA/NWS, Boise, ID; and H. Hockenberry and L. VanBussum

P10 has been moved. New paper number 3.2A

Expected impacts of climate change on live fuel moisture content in Mediterranean shrub species
Grazia Pellizzaro, CNR-IBIMET/National Research Council, Sassari, Italy; and A. Ventura, B. Arca, T. Ghisu, P. Masia, and P. Duce

Near field pollutant and tracer dispersion during a prescribed pine forest burn
Eugene Allwine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and P. O'Keefe, R. Grivicke, T. Strand, V. Cruz, C. Clements, H. Thistle, and B. K. Lamb

Laboratory study of fire geometry and plume structure
Karen Perez, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; and R. Breidenthal and B. E. Potter

Extreme Fire Behavior Synthesis and Review Summary
Brian E. Potter, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and P. Werth, C. B. Clements, M. A. Finney, S. Goodrick, M. Alexander, M. Cruz, J. M. Forthofer, S. McAllister, R. D. Ottmar, W. M. Jolly, and R. Parsons

How well does the growing season index correspond to the start of fire season?
Matthew Anaya, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX; and B. E. Potter and N. K. Larkin
Manuscript (451.5 kB)

Identifying the potential for Arctic transport of smoke
Narasimhan K. Larkin, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and S. Brown, K. Craig, J. DeWinter, S. Raffuse, T. Strand, P. Roberts, and R. Solomon

BlueSky Smoke Modeling Framework development
Robert Solomon, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and T. Strand, N. Larkin, S. Raffuse, K. Craig, D. Sullivan, D. Pryden, S. Drury, J. Stilley, J. DeWinter, and F. Y. Leung

Wildland Fire Decision Support System air quality tools
Narasimhan K. Larkin, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and T. J. Brown, P. Lahm, S. Raffuse, M. Rorig, T. Strand, A. Healy, R. Solomon, and T. Zimmerman

Understanding how well satellites detect fires
Sean Raffuse, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and S. Strenfel and N. K. Larkin

Monitoring CO, PM2.5, CO2 from low-intensity fires for the development of modeling tools for predicting smoke dispersion
John L. Hom, USDA, Newtown Square, PA; and W. E. Heilman, M. Patterson, K. L. Clark, N. S. Skowronski, X. Bian, N. Saliendra, M. Gallagher, T. Strand, R. Mickler, C. Clements, and D. Seto

A simplified model for the study of smoke plume dispersion from grassfires and a methodology for forecasts validation with satellite images
Joaquin Esteban Blanco Sr., Servicio Meteorologico Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and G. J. Berri
Manuscript (1.5 MB)

Handout (1.8 MB)

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