5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology and the 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress

Joint Session 2: Fire and Atmosphere Interactions

Monday, 17 November 2003: 11:00 AM-3:30 PM
Chair:  Brian E. Potter, USDA Forest Service
  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
Modeling interactions between fire and atmosphere in discrete fuel beds
Rodman R. Linn, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. Winterkamp, C. Edminster, J. Colman, and M. Steinzig

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
  11:30 AM
Numerical Study of Effects of Atmosphere Temperature Profile on Wildfire Behavior
Chunmei Xia, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. Y. Hussaini, P. Cunningham, R. R. Linn, and S. L. Goodrick

Poster PDF (265.6 kB)
  11:45 AM
Simulations of wildfire incidents using coupled atmosphere-fire modeling
Janice L. Coen, NCAR, Boulder, CO


Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  12:00 PM
Comparison of 2-D wind fields and simulated wildland fire growth
Karl Zeller, USDA Forest Service, Ft. Collins, CO; and N. Nikolov, J. Snook, M. A. Finney, J. McGinley, and J. M. Forthofer


Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  12:15 PM
Predicting surface winds in complex terrain for use in fire growth models
Jason M. Forthofer, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT; and B. W. Butler, K. S. Shannon, M. A. Finney, L. S. Bradshaw, and R. Stratton

Poster PDF (881.6 kB)
  12:30 PM
Impact of released fuel moisture on atmospheric dynamics
Brian E. Potter, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI

Poster PDF (74.2 kB)
  12:45 PM
Analysis of space/time characteristics of errors in an integrated weather/fire spread simulation
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and P. E. Dennison, F. M. Fujioka, D. R. Weise, and J. W. Benoit


Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  1:00 PM
Infrared imagery applied for insights into wildland fire dynamics
Janice L. Coen, NCAR, Boulder, CO


Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  1:15 PM
Mobile Radar Observations of the Big Elk (2002) and Roberts (2003) Fires
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and S. Weygandt

Poster PDF (958.0 kB)
  1:30 PM
Lunch Break

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break