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

Session 1: Mesoscale Meteorology I

Monday, 17 November 2003: 3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Chair:  Scott L. Goodrick, USDA Forest Service
Comparison of Local Wind and Stability Fields with Synoptic-Scale Observations and Forecast Products at Fort Ord, California

  3:45 PM
Utilizing a biophysical model of ecosystem-atmosphere exchange to improve fire danger assessment and mesoscale meteorological forecasts
N. Nikolov, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO; and K. F. Zeller


Poster PDF (591.5 kB)
  4:00 PM
A Model based Analysis of the Role of an Upper-level Front and Stratospheric Intrusion in the Mack Lake Fire
Tarisa K. Zimet, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. E. Martin

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
  4:15 PM
Forecasting dry lightning in the western United States
Miriam Rorig, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and S. A. Ferguson and S. McKay

Poster PDF (110.3 kB)
  4:30 PM
Low Level Jet Impacts on Fire Evolution in the Mack Lake and Other Severe Wildfires
Joseph J. Charney, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and X. Bian, B. E. Potter, and W. E. Heilman

Poster PDF (91.5 kB)
  4:45 PM
High Resolution Simulations of the Island-Induced Circulations for the Island of Hawaii during HaRP
Yang Yang, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and Y. L. Chen


Poster PDF (706.1 kB)
  5:00 PM
A case study of sea-breeze convergence and lightning-initiated fire in Tampa Bay
Arlene G. Laing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and C. H. Paxton


Poster PDF (826.1 kB)