Advances in forest fire research

Advances in forest fire research
Advances in forest fire research

Viegas, Domingos Xavier (ed.)

Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra

ISBN: 978-989-26-0884-6 (PDF)

Table of Contents
A comparative study of parameter estimation and state estimation approaches in data-driven wildfire spread modeling

Rochoux, M. C.; Emery, C.; Riccia, S.; Cuenota, B.; Trouvé, A.

A hi-resolution 40-year gridded fire weather/danger climatology for Victoria, Australia

Brown, Timothy; Mills, Graham; Harris, Sarah; Podnar, Domagoj; Reinbold, Hauss

A numerical study of crown fires spread using a conjugate formulation

Perminov, Valeriy

An experimental approach to the evaluation of prescribed fire behavior

Mueller, Eric; Skowronski, Nicholas; Clark, Kenneth; Kremens, Robert; Gallagher, Michael; Thomas, Jan; El Houssamia, Mohamad; Filkov, Alexander; Butler, Bret; Hom, John; Mell, William; Simeoni, Albert

An update on the WindNinja surface wind modeling tool

Butler, Bret; Forthofer, J.; Wagenbrenner, N.

Analysis of firebrand release on the spot fire mechanism

Almeida, Miguel; Viegas, Domingos; Raposo, Jorge

Analysis of fire spread across a two-dimensional ridge under wind conditions

Raposo, Jorge; Cabiddu, Salvatore; Viegas, Domingos X.; Salis, Michele; Sharples, Jason

Analysis of the jump fire produced by the interaction of two oblique fire fronts: Comparison between laboratory and field cases

Raposo, Jorge; Viegas, Domingos X.; Xie, Xiaodong; Almeida, Miguel; Naian, Liu

Application of the mean radiant temperature method in the evaluation of radiative heat exchanges between a fire front and a group of firemen

Conceição, Eusébio Z. E.; Viegas, Domingos X.

Calibrating Rothermel’s fuel models by genetic algorithms

Davide, Ascoli; Giovanni, Bovio; Giorgio, Vacchiano

Characteristic length of radiative ignition from wildland flames

Baara, Yamina; Khelloufi, K.; Clerc, J. P.; Popov, S.; Porterie, B.; Zekri, N.

Characterization of custom fuel models for supporting fire modeling-based optimization of prescribed fire planning in relation to wildfire prevention (southern Catalonia, Spain)

Vega-Garcia, Cristina; Duguy, Beatriz; Monfort, Iris Pilar; Costafreda-Aumedes, Sergi

Data preparation for fire behaviour fuel modelling in the test case of Zlatograd forestry department

Dobrinkov, Georgi; Dobrinkova, Nina

Degradation modelling of wildland fuels

El Houssami, Mohamad; Thomas, Jan Christian; Lamorlette, Aymeric; Morvan, Dominique; Simeoni, Albert

Effect of layout and below-bed ventilation on burning rate of porous fuel beds

McAllister, Sara; Finney, Mark

Environmental thresholds for dynamic fire propagation

Sharples, Jason J.; Simpson, Colin C.; Evans, Jason P.

Evaluating crown fire rate of spread from physics based simulations to field data

Hoffman, C. M.; Linn, R. R.; Mell, W.; Sieg, C. H.; Pimont, F.; Ziegler, J.

Experimental and numerical study of fire behaviour: effects of the width on the rate of spread

Marchand, Alexis; Trevisan, Nicolas; Collin, Anthony; Boulet, Pascal

Experimental and theoretical study of diameter effect on the ignition of cistus twigs

Tihay, Virginie; Santoni, Paul-Antoine; Barboni, Toussaint; Leonelli, Lara

Experimental evidence of buoyancy controlled flame spread in wildland fires

Finney, Mark A.; Cohen, Jack D.; Forthofer, Jason A.; McAllister, Sara S.; Adam, Brittany A.; Akafuah, Nelson K.; English, Justin; Saito, Kozo; Gorham, Daniel J.; Gollner, Michael J.

Experimental investigation of the influence of geometry on gas accumulation using a V-shape forest model

Coudour, Bruno; Chetehouna, Khaled; Conan, Boris; Aubrun, Sandrine; Garo, Jean-Pierre

Experimental investigations on accelerating forest fires thermochemical hypothesis

Courty, Léo; Chetehouna, Khaled; Garo, Jean-Pierre; Fernandez-Pello, Carlos

Experimental study on fire behaviour and soil combustion in the high altitude tropical grasslands

Pastor, Elsa; Oliveras, I.; Planas, E.; Manta, M. I.; Urquiaga, E.; Quintano, J. A.

Fine fuel particle heating during experimental laboratory fires

Cohen, Jack D.; Finney, Mark A.

Fire behavior of prescribed burns in grass: woody steppe on Paraná State, Brazil

Seger, Celso Darci; Batista, Antonio Carlos; Tetto, Alexandre França; Soares, Ronaldo Viana

Fire spread across a fuel break in a ridge

Raposo, Jorge; Viegas, Domingos; Almeida, Miguel; Crissantu, Illenia; Salis, Michel

FireStar3D: 3D finite volume model for the prediction of wildfires behaviour

Accary, G.; Meradji, S.; Morvan, D.; Bessonov, O.; Fougère, D.

FIRETEC evaluation against the FireFlux experiment: preliminary results

Dupuy, J-L; Pimont, F; Linn, RR; Clements, CB

ForeFire: open-source code for wildland fire spread models

Filippi, Jean-Baptiste; Bosseur, Frédéric; Grandi, Damien

Forest fires effects on the atmosphere: 20 years of research in Portugal

Miranda, Ana; Amorim, JH; Valente, J; Monteiro, A; Ferreira, J; Borrego, C

Fuel and climate controls on peatland fire severity

Grau-Andres, Roger; Davies, G. Matt; Waldron, Susan; Gray, Alan; Bruce, Michael

High resolution spatial and temporal variability of fine dead fuel moisture content in complex terrain

Sheridan, Gary; Nyman, Petter; Metzen, Daniel; Lane, Patrick

Ignition behavior of cardboard fuel particles

English, Justin D.; Akafuah, Nelson K.; Adam, Brittany A.; Finney, Mark; Forthofer, Jason; Cohen, Jack; McAllister, Sarah; Saito, Kozo

Influence of the radiative heat exchanges between the fire front and vehicle passengers in a road

Conceição, Eusébio Z. E.; Silva, Manuel C. Gameiro; Viegas, Domingos X.

Investigation of vegetation fire plumes using paragliders tracks and micro-scale meteorological model

Filippi, Jean-Baptiste; Cruz, Miguel; Bosseur, Frédéric; Girard, Antoine

Live fuel moisture and wildland fire behaviour

Zylstra, Philip

Map partitioning to accelerate wind field calculation for forest fire propagation prediction

Sanjuan, Gemma; Brun, Carlos; Margalef, Tomàs; Cortés, Ana

Model reduction approach for wildfire multi-scenario analysis

Guelpa, Elisa; Sciacovelli, Adriano; Verda, Vittorio; Ascoli, Davide

Modelling fine fuel moisture content and the likelihood of fire spread in blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) litter

Pinto, Anita; Espinosa-Prieto, Juncal; Rossa, Carlos; Matthews, Stuart; Loureiro, Carlos; Fernandes, Paulo M.

Multi-scale kinetic model for forest fuel degradation

Cancellieri, Dominique; Leroy-Cancellieri, Valérie; Leoni, Eric