13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Virtual Symposium

13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Virtual Symposium

11-13 May 2021 Virtual Meeting

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation this meeting will be held virtually 11-13 May 2021.

Please note the 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Virtual Symposium virtual platform will be shared with the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Virtual Meeting, taking place the same week in May. All registered attendees will have full access to the program, materials, and live presentations for both meetings.

AMS Committee on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology represents the membership on the subdiscipline surface-atmosphere exchange with a focus on feedbacks between the land surface and lower atmospheric processes (atmospheric surface layer), and how these influence climate, weather variability, and atmospheric impacts to near-surface atmospheric turbulent transport, forests, agricultural systems, and ecosystems in general. The 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium will occur virtually and includes a number of topics, which can be viewed here.

Important Dates

Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: March 2021
Pre-Registration Deadline: 15 April 2021
No Registration Refund After: 23 April 2021
Supplementary Info Deadline: 15 June 2021

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Organizers

The 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium is organized by the AMS Committee on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology and hosted by the American Meteorological Society.

Sponsorship

There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Adam Kelly.

           

Special Needs

It is the Society's sincere desire to comply fully with both the letter and the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.  Attendees with special needs at the conference should check with the AMS Meetings Department by email (accessibility@ametsoc.org) or by phone (617-226-3916), four–six weeks prior to the meeting to request special arrangements. Special housing needs should be requested when making hotel reservations.

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    • Stephanie Armstrong, Associate Executive Director
    • Brian Papa, Associate Executive Director
    • Claudia Gorski, Director of Meetings
    • Jen Ives, Associate Director of Meetings
    • Jenn Rosen, Senior Meetings and Exhibits Manager
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