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

Joint Session 8: Smoke Management and Air Quality

Tuesday, 18 November 2003: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
Chairs:  Susan M. O'Neill, USDA Forest Service and N. K. Larkin, JISAO/Univ. of Washington
  1:30 PM
Adaptive Grid Modeling for Predicting the Air Quality Impacts of Biomass Burning
Alper Unal, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and M. T. Odman

  2:00 PM
A natural fire experiment in central Russia: meteorology, radiative and optical properties of atmosphere and resulting effects on sub-boreal forest plants
Nataly Ye. Chubarova, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; and N. G. Prilepsky, A. R. Riebau, A. W. Shoettle, R. Musselman, N. N. Uliumdzhieva, A. Y. Yurova, B. E. Potter, A. N. Rublev, P. Y. Zhmylev, and E. A. Karpuhina

  2:15 PM
Spatial and Temporal Variability of Wildland Fire Emissions over the U.S
Yongqiang Liu, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA

Poster PDF (374.7 kB)
  3:00 PM
The BlueSky Smoke Modeling Framework (www.BlueSkyRAINS.org)
Susan M. O'Neill, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and S. A. Ferguson, J. Peterson, and R. Wilson

  3:15 PM
Assessing accuracy of the BlueSky smoke modeling framework during wildfire events
J. Westbrook Adkins, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and S. M. O'Neill, M. Rorig, S. A. Ferguson, C. M. Berg, and J. L. Hoadley

  3:45 PM
Smoke measurements during experimental field fires
Ana Isabel Miranda, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal; and J. Ferreira, J. Valente, P. Santos, J. H. Amorim, and C. Borrego

Poster PDF (490.0 kB)
  4:00 PM
A comparison of real-time particulate monitors for smoke management
Suraj Ahuja, U.S. Forest Service, Willows, CA; and T. Proctor, P. Padgett, and B. Plymale

  4:15 PM
Biomass burning of eucalypt savannas and respiratory illness in the Australian monsoon tropics
David M. J. S. Bowman, Northern Territory University, Darwin, Northern Territo, Australia; and F. H. Johnston


  4:45 PM
Coffee Break