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Extreme Fire Behavior

Research Briefs

Syntheses

2016 Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: volume 2 for fire behavior specialists, researchers, and meteorologists
Paul A. Werth, Brian E. Potter, Martin E. Alexander, Miguel G. Cruz, Craig B. Clements, Mark A. Finney, Jason M. Forthofer, Scott L. Goodrick, Chad M. Hoffman, William Matt Jolly, Sara S. McAllister, Roger D. Ottmar, Russell A. Parsons
2014 Challenges of assessing fire and burn severity using field measures, remote sensing and modeling
Penelope Morgan, Robert E. Keane, Gregory K. Dillon, Theresa B. Jain, Andrew T. Hudak, Eva C. Karau, Pamela G. Sikkink, Zachary A. Holden, Eva K. Strand
2011 Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: Volume 1 for managers
Paul A. Werth, Brian E. Potter, Craig B. Clements, Mark A. Finney, Scott L. Goodrick, Martin E. Alexander, Miguel G. Cruz, Jason M. Forthofer, Sara S. McAllister
2011 Mapping the potential for high severity wildfire in the western United States
Gregory K. Dillon, Penelope Morgan, Zachary A. Holden

Publications/Reports

2016 Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: volume 2 for fire behavior specialists, researchers, and meteorologists
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Paul A. Werth, Brian E. Potter, Martin E. Alexander, Miguel G. Cruz, Craig B. Clements, Mark A. Finney, Jason M. Forthofer, Scott L. Goodrick, Chad M. Hoffman, William Matt Jolly, Sara S. McAllister, Roger D. Ottmar, Russell A. Parsons
2016 Near-term probabilistic forecast of significant wildfire events for the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Haiganoush K. Preisler, Karen L. Riley, Crystal S. Stonesifer, David E. Calkin, William Matt Jolly
2015 Warning signals for eruptive events in spreading fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jerome M. Fox, George M. Whitesides
2014 Crown fire potential in lodgepole pine forests during the red stage of mountain pine beetle attack
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Wesley G. Page, Michael J. Jenkins, Martin E. Alexander
2014 Defining extreme wildland fires using geospatial and ancillary metrics
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen O. Lannom, Wade T. Tinkham, Alistair M. S. Smith, John T. Abatzoglou, Beth A. Newingham, Troy E. Hall, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Travis B. Paveglio, John Anderson, Aaron M. Sparks
2014 De-coupling seasonal changes in water content and dry matter to predict live conifer foliar moisture content
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William Matt Jolly, Ann M. Hadlow, Kathleen Huguet
2014 Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
E. Natasha Stavros, John T. Abatzoglou, Donald McKenzie, Narasimhan K. Larkin
2014 Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
E. Natasha Stavros, John T. Abatzoglou, Narasimhan K. Larkin, Donald McKenzie, E. Ashley Steel
2014 Is proportion burned severely related to daily area burned?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Donovan Birch, Penelope Morgan, Crystal A. Kolden, Andrew T. Hudak, Alistair M. S. Smith
2013 Crown fire behavior characteristics and prediction in conifer forests: a state-of-knowledge synthesis - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander, Miguel G. Cruz, Nicole M. Vaillant, David L. Peterson
2012 Modeling tree-level fuel connectivity to evaluate the effectiveness of thinning treatments for reducing crown fire potential
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Marco A. Contreras, Russell A. Parsons, Woodam Chung
2012 Numerical simulation of crown fire hazard immediately after bark beetle-caused mortality in lodgepole pine forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Chad M. Hoffman, Penelope Morgan, William E. Mell, Russell A. Parsons, Eva K. Strand, Stephen Cook
2011 Linking 3D spatial models of fuels and fire: effects of spatial heterogeneity on fire behavior
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Russell A. Parsons, William E. Mell, Peter McCauley
2011 Both topography and climate affected forest and woodland burn severity in two regions of the western US
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Gregory K. Dillon, Zachary A. Holden, Penelope Morgan, Michael A. Crimmins, Emily K. Heyerdahl, Charles H. Luce
2011 Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: Volume 1 for managers
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Paul A. Werth, Brian E. Potter, Craig B. Clements, Mark A. Finney, Scott L. Goodrick, Martin E. Alexander, Miguel G. Cruz, Jason M. Forthofer, Sara S. McAllister
2010 Evaluation of forest management systems under risk of wildfire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kari Hyytiainen, Robert G. Haight
2009 An analysis of Dodge's escape fire on the 1949 Mann Gulch Fire in terms of a survival zone for wildland firefighters
Conference Proceedings
Martin E. Alexander, Mark Y. Ackerman, Gregory J. Baxter
2004 'Brewer fire mystery' discussion
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Stephen A. Eckert, Martin E. Alexander
2000 The Mann Gulch Fire and the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
Conference Proceedings
Martin E. Alexander
1991 The 1985 Butte fire in central Idaho: a Canadian perspective on the associated burning conditions
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander
1991 Predicting behavior of the 1988 Yellowstone fires: projections versus reality
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Richard C. Rothermel
1991 Predicting behavior and size of crown fires in the northern Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
Richard C. Rothermel
1991 The 1985 Butte fire in central Idaho: a Canadian perspective on the associated burning conditions
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander
1989 The relationship between mean monthly fire potential indices and monthly fire severity
Conference Proceedings
M. H. McCutchan, William A. Main
1988 Help with making crown fire hazard assessments
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander
1988 Help with making crown fire hazard assessments
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander
1985 Behavior of the life-threatening Butte Fire: August 27-29, 1985
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Richard C. Rothermel, Robert W. Mutch
1973 Meteorological factors in the Sundance Fire run
Technical Report or White Paper
Arnold I. Finklin
1968 Sundance Fire: an analysis of fire phenomena
Technical Report or White Paper
Hal E. Anderson
1951 Fire behavior in Northern Rocky Mountain Forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Jack S. Barrows
1937 Death in Blackwater Canyon
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Erle Kauffman