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

Session 3: Atmospheric Stability and Fire Behavior

Tuesday, 18 November 2003: 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Chair:  Joseph J. Charney, USDA Forest Service
  10:30 AM
Dynamics of fire plumes in vertical shear
Philip Cunningham, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. L. Goodrick, M. Y. Hussaini, R. R. Linn, and C. Xia

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  10:45 AM
Numerical simulations of fire behavior in the presence of vertical wind shear
Philip Cunningham, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. R. Linn and J. Reisner

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  11:00 AM
Using a simple parcel model to investigate the Haines Index
Mary Ann Jenkins, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada; and S. K. Krueger and R. Sun


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  11:15 AM
Combining the Haines Index and turbulent kinetic energy for fire-weather predictions
Warren E. Heilman, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and X. Bian, J. J. Charney, and B. E. Potter

  11:30 AM
Effects of Near-Surface Atmospheric Stability and Moisture on Wildfire Behavior and Consequences for Haines Index
Ruiyu Sun, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. A. Jenkins


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  12:00 PM
Lunch Break