13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium Call for Papers

13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium, 11-13 May 2021, Virtual Meeting

The 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium, sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and under the AMS Agriculture and Forest Meteorology Committee, will be held 11-13 May 2021. Due to continued uncertainty and restrictions on travel associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will take place entirely virtually.

This Symposium is rescheduled from the originally planned May 2020 meeting in Palm Springs, California. Submitted abstracts from that event comprise the content of the May 2021 virtual meeting. Topics include:

  • Field Studies of Fire-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Fire Weather Services: Past, Present, and Future
  • Fire as an Earth-System Process
  • Mesoscale and Smaller Scale Atmospheric Impacts on Wildland Fire
  • Modeling Fire-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Operational Use and Forecasting of Fire Weather
  • Smoke Modeling, Management, and Mitigation
  • Poster Session

The conference program will be optimized for a virtual platform. Sessions will take place during the same set of standard work hours for the contiguous United States (12pm-5pm Eastern time / 11am-4pm Central time / 10am-3pm Mountain time / 9am-2pm Pacific time). Live oral and poster sessions will not overlap.

For additional information please contact program chairpersons: Brian Potter (brian.potter@usda.gov) and Tim Brown (tim.brown@dri.edu). 

 

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