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

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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

381-391
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.

392-401
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

402-409
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

410-417
Effects of aerodynamic lift on firebrand trajectories: numerical investigations based on simplified models

Zhou, Hangxu; Li, Yi; Zhang, Yang

418-428
Experimental characterization and analysis on fire whirls using forest fuels

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

429-435
Experimental investigation on the burning of shrubs

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

436-446
Fire growth patterns in the 2017 mega fire episode of October 15, central Portugal

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

447-453
Fire intensity, individual protective clothing and firefighting safety

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

454-465
Fire response to natural wind versus constant wind

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

466-471
Fire seasons in Portugal: the role of weather and climate

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

472-479
Flammability at field-scales: conducting research in prescribed burns

Cawson, Jane; Duff, Thomas

480-488
Forest fire Preventing and Controlling Techniques in China

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

489-494
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

495-505
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.

506-513
Improvement of forest fire danger rating in Russia

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

514-521
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.

522-528
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

529-533
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

534-541
Measurement of three-dimensional flow speed and direction in wildfires

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

542-548
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

549-554
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

555-565
Multi-scale modeling of the thermal degradation of woods

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

566-576
New Lagrangian surface forest fire propagation model

Ambroz, M.; Mikula, K.

577-587
Observations on wildfire spotting occurrence and characteristics in Greece

Athanasiou, Miltiadis; Xanthopoulos, Gavriil

588-597
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

598-606
Prescribed fire experiences on crop residue removal for biomass exploitations and cost-benefits analysis, in mediterranean ecosystems

Rodríguez y Silva, Francisco; Ramón Molina, Juan

607-616
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.

617-624
RPAS and nighttime wildfire fighting: the NITROFIREX PROJECT

Bordallo, Luis M.; Burwitz, Alexander

625-636
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.

637-642
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.

643-649
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.

650-660
The fires of Mount Hymettus near Athens Greece (1996-2017): history and fire behavior characteristics

Xanthopoulos, Gavriil; Athanasiou, Miltiadis

661-669
The role of forest fires in land use/land cover changes in Portugal

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

670-676
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

677-694
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.

695-699
Understanding unburned patches patterns in extreme wildfire events: a new approach

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

700-715
Wind measurement accuracy in fire experiments

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

716-724
Carcaixent fire impact against a self-protected WUI zone: lessons learned

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

726-735
Coupling multi-criteria analysis and GLM for modelling houses vulnerability to forest fires at WUI

Maillé, Eric; Pugnet, Lilian; Hedan, Jessica

736-741

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