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Fire columns and plume dynamics

Date: February 26, 2015
Presenter(s): Brian E. Potter

Brian Potter, a research meteorologist with the USDA Forest Service, presented a webinar on February 26, 2015 regarding the state of science with respect to the airflow associated with fire convection plumes. This includes the concepts of plume dominated fires, adverse wind profiles, the role of atmospheric stability in fire behavior, downdrafts, and plume collapse.

Topic(s): Fire Behavior
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 12819
FRAMES RCS number: 19326
Record updated: Apr 20, 2017