Advances in forest fire research 2018

Advances in forest fire research 2018
Advances in forest fire research 2018

Viegas, Domingos Xavier (ed.)

Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra


Table of Contents
Concurrent multi-scale physical parametrization of fire-spotting: a study on the role of macro- and meso-scale characteristics of the system

Egorova, Vera N.; Trucchia, Andrea; Pagnini, Gianni

Does prescribed burning reduce the amount of inflorescences in conifer forests?: implications for management in pure and mixed Pinus nigra stands

Espinosa, J.; De La Cruz, A. C.; Madrigal, J.; Guijarro, M.; Carrillo, C.; Diez, C.; Hernando, C.

Effect of canyons on a fire propagating laterally over slopes

Rodrigues, André; Viegas, Domingos Xavier; Abouali, Abdelrahman; Raposo, Jorge; Almeida, Miguel; Ribeiro, Luís Mário; Yuan, Xieshang

Effective efficiency index (IEE): methodology for analyzing the efficiency of fire retardants in laboratory

Beutling, Alexandre; Batista, Antonio Carlos; Soares, Ronaldo Viana; Stolle, Lorena; Beutling, Felipe

Effects of aerodynamic lift on firebrand trajectories: numerical investigations based on simplified models

Zhou, Hangxu; Li, Yi; Zhang, Yang

Experimental characterization and analysis on fire whirls using forest fuels

Pinto, Cláudia; Raposo, Jorge; Viegas, Domingos Xavier

Experimental investigation on the burning of shrubs

Tramoni, J. B.; Morandini, F.; Santoni, P. A.; Tihay-Felicelli, V.; Gerandi, G.

Fire growth patterns in the 2017 mega fire episode of October 15, central Portugal

Castellnou, Marc; Guiomar, Nuno; Rego, Francisco; Fernandes, Paulo M.

Fire intensity, individual protective clothing and firefighting safety

Raimundo, António M.; Oliveira, A. Virgílio M.; Quintela, Divo A.; Figueiredo, A. Rui

Fire response to natural wind versus constant wind

Butler, B W; Jimenez, D; Quarles, S; Obrien, J.

Fire seasons in Portugal: the role of weather and climate

Amraoui, Malik; Parente, Joana; Pereira, Mário G.

Flammability at field-scales: conducting research in prescribed burns

Cawson, Jane; Duff, Thomas

Forest fire Preventing and Controlling Techniques in China

Lifu, Shu; Yangguang; Hecheng; Xiaorui, Tian; Zhaofengjun; Mingyu, Wang

Identifying pyroregions by means of Self Organizing Maps and hierarchical clustering algorithms in mainland Spain

Jiménez-Ruano, Adrián; Rodrigues Mimbrero, Marcos; Riva Fernández, Juan de la

Ignition/non ignition phase transition

Sabi, F. Z.; Terrah, M. S.; Mosbah, O.; Dilem, A.; Hamamousse, N.; Sahila, A.; Harrouz, O.; Zekri, N.; Kaiss, A.; Clerc, J-P.; Rahli, O.; Giroud, F.; Picard, C.

Improvement of forest fire danger rating in Russia

Volokitina, Alexandra V.; Sofronova, Tatiana M.; Korets, Mikhail A.

Is there a critical fuel moisture content for flammability?

Terrah, S. M.; Sabi, F. Z.; Mosbah, O.; Dilem, A.; Hamamousse, N.; Sahila, A.; Harrouz, O.; Zekri, N.; Kaiss, A.; Clerc, J-P.; Rahli, O.; Giroud, F.; Picard, C.

Literature review on the transition from smouldering to flaming fires and its application to peat fires

Santoso, Muhammad Agung; Yang, Jiuling; Chen, Haixiang; Rein, Guillermo

Measurement of pyrolysis products from mixed fuel beds during fires in a wind tunnel

Weise, David R.; Johnson, Timothy J.; Hao, WeiMin; Princevac, Marko; Scharko, Nicole; Oeck, Ashley; Myers, Tanya L.; Baker, Steve; Lincoln, Emily; Aminfar, AmirHessam

Measurement of three-dimensional flow speed and direction in wildfires

Grumstrup, Torben P.; Forthofer, Jason M.; Finney, Mark A.

Modelling of junction fires with analytical and numerical analysis of the phenomena

Raposo, Jorge; Viegas, Domingos; Abouali, Abdelrahman; Rodrigues, André; Almeida, Miguel; André, Jorge; Xie, Xiaodong

Modelling the rate of spread of fire: an SDE approach

Jovanoski, Zlatko; Sharples, Jason J.; Gill, A. Malcolm; Watt, Simon; Sidhu, Harvinder S.; Towers, Isaac N.; Sanni, Smaila

Multi-scale modeling of the thermal degradation of woods

Gerandi, Guillaume; Tihay-Felicelli, Virginie; Santoni, Paul-Antoine; Leroy-Cancellieri, Valérie; Cancellieri, Dominique

New Lagrangian surface forest fire propagation model

Ambroz, M.; Mikula, K.

Observations on wildfire spotting occurrence and characteristics in Greece

Athanasiou, Miltiadis; Xanthopoulos, Gavriil

Past fire practices and new steps towards an effective fire management approach in the Brazilian savannas

Batista, Eugênia Kelly Luciano; Russell-Smith, Jeremy; Figueira, José Eugênio Côrtes

Prescribed fire experiences on crop residue removal for biomass exploitations and cost-benefits analysis, in mediterranean ecosystems

Rodríguez y Silva, Francisco; Ramón Molina, Juan

Radiative and convective heat exchanges between a fireman and the fire front and wind

Conceição, Eusébio Z. E.; Lúcio, Mª Manuela J. R.; Viegas, Domingos X.; Viegas, Maria T.

RPAS and nighttime wildfire fighting: the NITROFIREX PROJECT

Bordallo, Luis M.; Burwitz, Alexander

Semi-empirical fire spread model for chamise and big sagebrush shrubs with spatially-defined fuel elements and flames

Shen, Chen; Fletcher, Thomas H.; Weise, David R.

Study of growth of free-burning grass fires from point ignition

Sullivan, A. L.; Cruz, M. G.; Hilton, J. E.; Plucinski, M. P.; Hurley, R.

The effect of interstitial flow on the burning dynamics of porous fuel beds

Campbell-Lochrie, Zakary; Walker-Rávena, Carlos; Mueller, Eric V.; Hadden, Rory M.

The fires of Mount Hymettus near Athens Greece (1996-2017): history and fire behavior characteristics

Xanthopoulos, Gavriil; Athanasiou, Miltiadis

The role of forest fires in land use/land cover changes in Portugal

Parente, Joana; Pereira, Mário G.; Tonini, Marj

The role of the terrain-modified wind on driving the fire behaviour over hills: an Experimental and Numerical Analysis

Abouali, Abdelrahman; Raposo, Jorge Rafael; Viegas, Domingos Xavier

Understanding the dynamics of inclined and wind-driven flames in wildland fires

Gollner, M. J.; Tang, W.; Miller, C. H.; McAllister, S.; Finney, M. A.

Understanding unburned patches patterns in extreme wildfire events: a new approach

Tedim, Fantina; Royé, Dominic; Bouillon, Christophe; Correia, Fernando J.M.; Leone, Vittorio

Wind measurement accuracy in fire experiments

Pimont, François; Dupuy, Jean-Luc; Linn, Rodman R.; Parsons, Russ

Carcaixent fire impact against a self-protected WUI zone: lessons learned

Dalmau Rovira, Ferran; Caballero Valero, David; Quinto Peris, Francisco

Coupling multi-criteria analysis and GLM for modelling houses vulnerability to forest fires at WUI

Maillé, Eric; Pugnet, Lilian; Hedan, Jessica