11th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology

Country: USA

City: Minneapolis

Abstr. due: 12.01.2015

Dates: 05.05.15 — 07.05.15

Area Of Sciences: Ecology; Geography;

Organizing comittee e-mail: gpeguero@ametsoc.org

Organizers: American Meteorological Society


The 11th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology, sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, will be held 5–7 May 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar Hotel, Minneapolis, MN (http://www.cpminneapolis.com/).
      The theme of the symposium will be to share experiences, new techniques and technologies and/or changes in the areas of but not limited to: (1) utilization of weather and climate information in relation to wildland fire; (2) operational forecasting (short- to long-term) of fire weather; (3) model studies and development, including theoretical models, coupled fire-atmosphere models and mesoscale models; (4) use and assessment of meteorological information in fire management planning; (5) decision support tool development; (6) Smoke modeling, management and mitigation; (7) improvements to fire danger and fire behavior systems that utilize meteorology; and (8) field studies of fire-atmosphere interactions.
      Please submit your abstract electronically via the Web by 12 January 2015 (refer to the AMS Web page at http://www.ametsoc.org for instructions). An abstract fee of $95 (payable by credit card or purchase order) is charged at the time of submission (refundable only if the abstract is not accepted). Authors of accepted presentations will be notified (via e-mail) by the end of February. Authors of invited and accepted papers will still be asked to contribute to the web-based proceedings of the conference by submitting an extended abstract. Instructions for formatting extended abstracts will be posted on the AMS conference website. Extended abstracts (file size up to 10 MB) must be submitted electronically by 4 June 2015. All abstracts, extended abstracts, and presentations will be made available on the AMS website.

Conference Web-Site: http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/fainst/201511fireforest.html