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

Joint Session 9: Assessing and Predicting Climate Impacts on Landscapes

Wednesday, 19 November 2003: 8:00 AM-1:30 PM
Chairs:  Beth L. Hall, DRI and Kerry Anderson, Canadian Forest Service
  8:00 AM
Contemporary climate changes in high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere cause an increasing potential forest fire danger
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight, R. R. Heim Jr., V. N. Razuvaev, B. G. Sherstyukov, and N. A. Speranskaya

  8:15 AM
Forest Fires and Climate in Alaska and Sakha: Forest Fires Near Yakutsk
Hiroshi Hayasaka, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Poster PDF (926.9 kB)
  8:30 AM
The impacts of climate on prescribed fire
Crystal A. Kolden, University of Nevada, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown

  8:45 AM
The Southwest Monsoon and the relation to fire occurrence
Charlene R. Mohrle, DRI, Reno, NV; and B. L. Hall and T. J. Brown

  9:00 AM
Characterizing extreme dry-spell and forest fire events in the province of Ontario, Canada
Jennifer L. Beverly, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and D. L. Martell

Poster PDF (200.0 kB)
  9:15 AM
Wildfire-Climate Interactions Across Southeast Arizona
Michael A. Crimmins, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. C. Comrie

  9:30 AM
A fire scenario builder for coarse-scale modeling of current and future fire effects
Narasimhan Larkin, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and D. McKenzie and S. M. O'Neill

Poster PDF (31.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
Characteristic Composite Charts Associated With Peak Fire Season In Vermont
Eric C. Evenson, NOAA/NWS, South Burlington, VT

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  10:00 AM
Fire Danger Forecasts
John Roads, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and S. Chen, F. M. Fujioka, and R. Burgan

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  10:15 AM
Long lead statistical forecasts of wildland fire suppression costs
Anthony L. Westerling II, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and K. Gebert, G. Jones, K. Abt, J. Prestemon, and A. Gershunov

  10:30 AM
Verification of ECPC’s fire climate and fire danger Forecasts
Hauss J. Reinbold, DRI, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown, J. O. Roads, and B. L. Hall

  10:45 AM
The 2003 National Seasonal Assessment Workshop: A Proactive Approach to Preseason Fire Danger Assessment
Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and T. Wordell, T. J. Brown, R. Ochoa, and B. J. Moorehouse

  11:00 AM

  11:15 AM

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break