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


Tuesday, 18 November 2003: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Chairs:  Joe Frost, USDA Forest Service and Ken Bottle, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  8:00 AM
A Multivariate Approach to Mapping Forest Vegetation and Fuels Using GIS Databases, Satellite Imagery, and Forest Inventory Plots
Michael C. Wimberly, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. L. Ohmann, K. B. Pierce Jr., M. J. Gregory, and J. S. Fried

Poster PDF (1007.7 kB)
  8:30 AM
Preliminary evaluation of vegetation change on a large prescribed burn in Alaska
Thomas F Paragi, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fairbanks, AK; and D. D. Smart, G. T. Worum, and D. A. Haggstrom

  9:00 AM
  9:30 AM
Mapping Crown Fuels Using Lidar
Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman, USDA Forest Service, Nevada City, CA; and B. Peterson, P. Hyde, R. Dubaya, C. Hunsaker, W. Walker, and L. Pierce

  10:00 AM
Florida Fire Management Information System
Bill Beers, URS Corporation, Tallahassee, FL; and J. D. Brenner and S. Esner

  10:30 AM
How Enhancements in GIS Technology Can Address Challenges to Wildland Fire Management
Jeff Baranyi, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., Broofield, CO; and F. Dahl and J. Young

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break