10th symposium on fire and forest meteorology

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Date:
15-17 Oct 2013
Location:
United States of America (Bowling Green, Kentucky)
Venue:
Holiday Inn University Plaza

The theme of the symposium will be to share experiences, new techniques and technologies and/or changes in the areas of:

  1. Impacts of weather and climate on wildfire;
  2. Operational forecasting (short to long term) of fire weather for wild, prescribed, and fire use fires;
  3. Model studies and development, including coupled fire-atmosphere models and mesoscale models;
  4. Use and assessment of climate forecasts in fire management planning;
  5. Smoke and fire decision support tool development;
  6. Techniques in smoke management and mitigation related to new NAAQS and haze standards;
  7. Improvements to fire danger and fire behavior systems related to meteorology; and
  8. Field studies of fire-atmosphere interactions.


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How to register

For more information, please email the coordinator Tim Brown or call at +1 7756747090.

Deadline for abstract submission is 3 June 2013.
Deadline for early registration is 2 September 2013.
Deadline for standard registration is 16 September 2013.

Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Risk Identification & Assessment
Hazards:
Wild Fire
Countries:
United States of America
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