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

Poster Session 5: Fire Behavior

Monday, 17 November 2003: 6:00 PM
Techniques and sampling strategies for comparing fires of different intensities
D. Kennard, USDA Forest Service, Auburn, AL; and K. Outcalt, D. Jones, and B. Estes

Ignition behavior of live California chaparral leaves
Steven G. Smith, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; and J. D. Engstrom, J. K. Butler, L. L. Baxter, T. H. Fletcher, and D. R. Weise

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Experimental study on fire behavior of live chaparral fuels
Lulu Sun, University of California, Riverside, CA; and X. Zhou, S. Mahalingam, and D. R. Weise

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Fuels and Fire Behavior Vary by Fuel-Reduction Treatment and Landscape Position
Thomas A. Waldrop, USDA Forest Service, Clemson, SC; and H. H. Mohr and S. Rideout

Fuel Moisture Estimation Model for a Deciduous Secondary Forest in Japan—A Comparison of Parameters under the Different Canopy
Koji Tamai, Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and Y. Goto

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Analysis of algorithms for predicting canopy fuel
Katharine L. Gray, Fire Science Lab, Missoula, MT; and E. Reinhardt

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Evaluating alternative methods for measuring fire intensity
Eric S. Menges, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL; and A. L. Wally and C. W. Weekley

Characterization of smoke produced in controlled caribbean pine fires

BehavePlus fire modeling system, version 2: Overview
Patricia L. Andrews, USDA Forest Service Research, Missoula, MT; and C. D. Bevins


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Fire intensity in natural and manipulated fuels during spring buring in mixed shrub woodlands
Tim Bradley, National Park Service, Whiskeytown, CA; and J. Gibson and W. Bunn

Modeling post-frontal combustion in the FARSITE fire area simulator
Mark A. Finney, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT; and R. C. Seli and P. L. Andrews


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Development and use of a 'Rapid Assessment Plot' to monitor thinning and Wildland Fire Use
Kara J. Paintner, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA; and M. S. Buhler and D. Buckley

Characterization of flame radiant heat fluxes in shrubland fires
Miguel G. Cruz, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; and B. W. Butler and D. X. Viegas

The Susceptibility of Forested Stands to Extreme Fire Behavior; an analysis in the northwest United States
Paul Fieldhouse, Stevensville Ranger Station, Stevensville, MT; and J. Dickinson