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

Joint Session 6E: Combustion Modeling: Part 2 (Track V)

Tuesday, 18 November 2003: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Chairs:  Patricia L. Andrews, USDA Forest Service Research and Jolie Pollet, USDI Bureau of Land Management
  8:00 AM
Fire spread around a forest clearing site in the Brazilian Amazonia
João A. Carvalho Jr., Universidade Estadual Paulista, Guaratinguetá, Brazil; and C. A. G. Veras, E. C. Alvarado, D. V. Sandberg, E. R. Carvalho, R. Gielow, and J. C. Santos

Poster PDF (135.1 kB)
  8:30 AM
The influence of weather on combustion limits in a longleaf pine forest
Casey Anderson, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA; and S. A. Ferguson, M. Rorig, K. Heirs, S. McKay, M. Moore, D. Olson, D. Wright, C. Wright, R. E. Vihnanek, and R. D. Ottmar

  9:00 AM
Fire spread in chaparral—“go or no-go?”
David R. Weise, USDA Forest Service, Riverside, CA; and X. Zhou, L. Sun, and S. Mahalingam

  9:30 AM
Preliminary height to crown base models for Giant Sequoia Groves
Samantha J. Gill, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Poster PDF (67.1 kB)
  10:00 AM
Modeling fire risk in post fuels treatment areas
James T. Hutton, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown, CA; and T. S. Bradley

  10:30 AM
The peripheral reduction in burn probability around recent burns in the boreal forest
Marc-André Parisien, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and V. G. Kafka, J. B. Todd, K. G. Hirsch, and S. Lavoie

Poster PDF (225.8 kB)
  11:00 AM
Neighborhood-scale Fire Spread
Ronald Rehm, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD; and D. Evans, W. Mell, S. Hostikka, K. McGrattan, G. Forney, C. Bouldin, and E. Baker

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break