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Simulation Modeling

This subtopic indicates that the publication used computer-simulation techniques, rather than actual fire behavior observations in the field, to create its conclusions.

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Fire Effects Monitoring and Technology Workshop
October 15, 2018 to October 21, 2018

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Publications/Reports

2018 Framework for submodel improvement in wildfire modeling
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
M. El Houssami, A. Lamorlette, D. Morvan, Rory Hadden, Albert Simeoni
2018 An improved non-equilibrium model for the ignition of living fuel
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
A. Lamorlette, M. El Houssami, D. Morvan
2018 Advancing the Science of Wildland Fire Dynamics Using Process-Based Models
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Chad M. Hoffman, Carolyn Hull Sieg, Rodman Linn, William E. Mell, Russell A. Parsons, Justin P. Ziegler, J. Kevin Hiers
2018 The sensitivity of US wildfire occurrence to pre-season soil moisture conditions across ecosystems
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Daniel Jensen, John T. Reager, Brittany Zajic, Nick Rousseau, Matthew Rodell, Everett Hinkley
2018 An Empirical Model for the Effect of Wind on Fire Spread Rate
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carlos G. Rossa, Paulo M. Fernandes
2018 Modeling thinning effects on fire behavior with STANDFIRE
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Russell A. Parsons, F. Pimont, Lucas Wells, Greg M. Cohn, William Matt Jolly, Francois P. deColigny, Eric Rigolot, Jean-Luc Dupuy, William E. Mell, Rodman Linn
2018 Observations and predictability of gap winds in the Salmon River Canyon of Central Idaho, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Natalie S. Wagenbrenner, Jason M. Forthofer, Chris Gibson, Abby Indreland, Brian K. Lamb, Bret W. Butler
2018 Conditional Performance Evaluation: Using Wildfire Observations for Systematic Fire Simulator Development
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Thomas J. Duff, Jane G. Cawson, Brett Cirulis, Petter Nyman, Gary J. Sheridan, Kevin G. Tolhurst
2018 Modeling Fire Pathways in Montane Grassland−Forest Ecotones
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joshua L. Conver, Donald A. Falk, Stephen R. Yool, Robert R. Parmenter
2018 Effect of woody debris on the rate of spread of surface fires in forest fuels in a combustion wind tunnel
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Andrew L. Sullivan, N. C. Surawski, Daniel A. Crawford, Richard J. Hurley, Liubov Volkova, Christopher J. Weston, Carl P. Meyer
2018 Optimizing smoke and plume rise modeling approaches at local scales
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Derek V. Mallia, Adam K. Kochanski, Shawn P. Urbanski, John C. Lin
2018 Data Descriptor: TerraClimate, a high-resolution global dataset of monthly climate and climatic water balance from 1958-2015
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou, Solomon Z. Dobrowski, Sean A. Parks, Katherine C. Hegewisch
2018 Wildfire fuel management: network-based models and optimization of prescribed burning
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dmytro Matsypura, Oleg A. Prokopyev, Aizat Zahar
2018 Existence of solution of a forest fire spread model
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michal Fečkan, Július Pačuta
2018 Interpolation framework to speed up near-surface wind simulations for data-driven wildfire applications
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
O. Rios, W. Jahn, Elsa Pastor, M.M. Valero, E. Planas
2018 Random subset feature selection for ecological niche models of wildfire activity in western North America
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
James L. Tracy, Antonio Trabucco, A. Michelle Lawing, J. Tomasz Giermakowski, Maria D. Tchakerian, Gail M. Drus, Robert N. Coulson
2018 A comparison of the US National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) with recorded fire occurrence and final fire size
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Nicholas G. Walding, Hywel T. P. Williams, Scott McGarvie, Claire M. Belcher
2018 Modeling Fire Pathways in Montane Grassland−Forest Ecotones
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joshua L. Conver, Donald A. Falk, Stephen R. Yool, Robert R. Parmenter
2018 A model-based framework to evaluate alternative wildfire suppression strategies
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen L. Riley, Matthew P. Thompson, Joe H. Scott, Julie W. Gilbertson-Day
2017 Spatially explicit measurements of forest structure and fire behavior following restoration treatments in dry forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
J. Ziegler, Chad M. Hoffman, Michael A. Battaglia, William E. Mell
2017 Spatiotemporal dynamics of simulated wildfire, forest management, and forest succession in central Oregon, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ana M. G. Barros, Alan A. Ager, Michelle A. Day, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Thomas A. Spies, Eric M. White, Robert J. Pabst, Keith A. Olsen, Emily K. Platt, John D. Bailey, John P. Bolte
2017 Network analysis of wildfire transmission and implications for risk governance
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alan A. Ager, Cody Evers, Michelle A. Day, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Ana M. G. Barros, Max W. Nielsen-Pincus
2017 The normal fire environment—Modeling environmental suitability for large forest wildfires using past, present, and future climate normals
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Raymond J. Davis, Zhiqiang Yang, Andrew Yost, Cole Belongie, Warren B. Cohen
2017 How to generate and interpret fire characteristics charts for the U.S. fire danger rating system
Technical Report or White Paper
Faith A. Heinsch, Patricia L. Andrews, D. A. Tirmenstein
2017 Hierarchical 3D fuel and consumption maps to support physics-based fire modeling - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Andrew T. Hudak, Susan J. Prichard, Robert E. Keane, E. Louise Loudermilk, Russell A. Parsons, Carl A. Seielstad, Eric Rowell, Nick Skowronski
2017 Modeling support for FASMEE experimental design using WRF-SFIRECHEM - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Adam K. Kochanski, Jan Mandel, Aimé Fournier, Mary Ann Jenkins
2017 Effects of accelerated wildfire on future fire regimes and implications for the United States federal fire policy
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alan A. Ager, Ana M. G. Barros, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Michelle A. Day, Thomas A. Spies, John D. Bailey, John P. Bolte
2017 Simulated fire behaviour in young, postfire lodgepole pine forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kellen N. Nelson, Monica G. Turner, William H. Romme, Daniel B. Tinker
2017 An improved canopy wind model for predicting wind adjustment factors and wildland fire behavior
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William J. Massman, Jason M. Forthofer, Mark A. Finney
2017 An uncertainty analysis of wildfire modeling [Chapter 13]
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen L. Riley, Matthew P. Thompson
2016 A comparison of level set and marker methods for the simulation of wildland fire front propagation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Anthony S. Bova, William E. Mell, Chad M. Hoffman
2016 High-resolution infrared thermography for capturing wildland fire behaviour: RxCADRE 2012
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joseph J. O'Brien, E. Louise Loudermilk, Benjamin Hornsby, Andrew T. Hudak, Benjamin C. Bright, Matthew B. Dickinson, J. Kevin Hiers, Casey Teske, Roger D. Ottmar
2016 Development of the rangeland vegetation simulator: a module for FVS
Technical Report or White Paper
Matthew C. Reeves
2016 STANDFIRE: an IFT-DSS module for spatially explicit, 3D fuel treatment analysis - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Russell A. Parsons, Lucas Wells, F. Pimont, William Matt Jolly, Rodman Linn, William E. Mell
2016 Incorporating resource protection constraints in an analysis of landscape fuel-treatment effectiveness in the northern Sierra Nevada, CA, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christopher B. Dow, Brandon M. Collins, Scott L. Stephens
2016 Assessing the effectiveness of spatially heterogeneous fuels reduction restoration treatments - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Chad M. Hoffman, Michael A. Battaglia, Tony S. Cheng, Yvette Dickinson, Frederick W. Smith
2016 Evaluation and optimization of fuel treatment effectiveness with an integrated experimental/modeling approach - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Nick Skowronski, Albert Simeoni, Kenneth L. Clark, William E. Mell, Rory Hadden
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
2015 Evaluating crown fire rate of spread predictions from physics-based models
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Chad M. Hoffman, J. Ziegler, Rodman Linn, William E. Mell, Carolyn Hull Sieg, F. Pimont
2015 Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William Matt Jolly, Mark A. Cochrane, Patrick H. Freeborn, Zachary A. Holden, Timothy J. Brown, G.J. Williamson, David M. J. S. Bowman
2015 Developing a post-processor to link the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) and the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS)
Technical Report or White Paper
Morris C. Johnson, Sarah J. Beukema, Stephanie A. Rebain, Paige C. Eagle, Kjell Swedin, Maria Petrova, Susan J. Prichard
2015 Exploring how alternative mapping approaches influence fireshed assessment and human community exposure to wildfire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joe H. Scott, Matthew P. Thompson, Julie W. Gilbertson-Day
2015 The changing strength and nature of fire-climate relationships in the northern Rocky Mountains, U.S.A., 1902-2008
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Philip E. Higuera, John T. Abatzoglou, Jeremy S. Littell, Penelope Morgan
2015 Modeling fuel treatment impacts on fire suppression cost savings: a review
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Matthew P. Thompson, Nathaniel Anderson
2015 Relationships between fire danger and the daily number and daily growth of active incidents burning in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Patrick H. Freeborn, Mark A. Cochrane, William Matt Jolly
2014 A comparison of three approaches for simulating fine-scale surface winds in support of wildland fire management. Part II. An exploratory study of the effect of simulated winds on fire growth simulations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jason M. Forthofer, Bret W. Butler, Charles W. McHugh, Mark A. Finney, Larry S. Bradshaw, Richard D. Stratton, Kyle S. Shannon, Natalie S. Wagenbrenner
2014 Impacts of mega-fires on large U.S. urban area air quality under changing climate and fuels
Technical Report or White Paper
Yongqiang Liu, Scott L. Goodrick, John A. Stanturf, Hanqin Tian
2014 Fuel treatment effectiveness in reducing fire intensity and spread rate -- an experimental overview
Conference Proceedings
Eric Mueller, Nick Skowronski, Albert Simeoni, Kenneth L. Clark, Robert L. Kremens, William E. Mell, Michael R. Gallagher, Jan C. Thomas, Alexander I. Filkov, M. El Houssami, John L. Hom, Bret W. Butler
2014 Modeling very large-fire occurrences over the continental United States from weather and climate forcing
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Renaud Barbero, John T. Abatzoglou, E. Ashley Steel, Narasimhan K. Larkin
2014 Representation and evaluation of wildfire propagation simulations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jean-Baptiste Filippi, Vivien Mallet, Bahaa Nader
2013 Modelling conditional burn probability patterns for large wildland fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Pamela S. Ziesler, Douglas B. Rideout, Robin Reich
2013 The relationship of large fire occurrence with drought and fire danger indices in the western USA, 1984-2008: the role of temporal scale
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen L. Riley, John T. Abatzoglou, Isaac C. Grenfell, Anna E. Klene, Faith A. Heinsch
2013 Optimising fuel treatments over time and space
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Woodam Chung, J. Greg Jones, Kurt Krueger, Jody Bramel, Marco A. Contreras
2013 Surface fire intensity influences simulated crown fire behavior in lodgepole pine forests with recent mountain pine beetle-caused tree mortality
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Chad M. Hoffman, Penelope Morgan, William E. Mell, Russell A. Parsons, Eva K. Strand, Stephen Cook
2013 Combustibility of a mixture of live and dead fuel components
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Domingos Xavier Viegas, J. Soares, Miguel Almeida
2013 Angular variation of fire rate of spread
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jorge C. S. Andre, Joao C. Goncalves, Gilberto C. Vaz, Domingos Xavier Viegas
2013 Current status and future needs of the BehavePlus Fire Modeling System
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Patricia L. Andrews
2013 Quantifying the potential impacts of fuel treatments on wildfire suppression costs
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Matthew P. Thompson, Nicole M. Vaillant, Jessica R. Haas, Krista M. Gebert, Keith Stockmann
2013 Wildland fire emissions, carbon, and climate: modeling fuel consumption
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Roger D. Ottmar
2013 Models for predicting fuel consumption in sagebrush-dominated ecosystems
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Clinton S. Wright
2012 Do mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests? Comment 1 & 2, Reply 1
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christopher J. Moran, Mark A. Cochrane, William Matt Jolly, Russell A. Parsons, J. Morgan Varner, Bret W. Butler, Kevin C. Ryan, Corey L. Gucker, Martin Simard, William H. Romme, Monica G. Turner
2012 Entrainment regimes and flame characteristics of wildland fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ralph M. Nelson, Bret W. Butler, David R. Weise
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 Effect of suppression strategies on federal wildland fire expenditures
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Krista M. Gebert, Anne E. Black
2012 Spatial variability in wildfire probability across the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Marc-Andre Parisien, Susan Snetsinger, Jonathan A. Greenberg, Cara R. Nelson, Tania L. Schoennagel, Solomon Z. Dobrowski, Max A. Moritz
2012 Spatial bottom-up controls on fire likelihood vary across western North America
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sean A. Parks, Marc-Andre Parisien, Carol Miller
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 Simulating fuel treatment effects in dry forests of the western United States: testing the principles of a fire-safe forest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Morris C. Johnson, Maureen C. Kennedy, David L. Peterson
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 A method for ensemble wildland fire simulation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mark A. Finney, Isaac C. Grenfell, Charles W. McHugh, Robert C. Seli, D. Trethewey, Richard D. Stratton, Stuart Brittain
2011 Analyzing wildfire exposure and source-sink relationships on a fire prone forest landscape
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alan A. Ager, Nicole M. Vaillant, Mark A. Finney, Haiganoush K. Preisler
2010 Fine fuel heating by radiant flux
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David Frankman, Brent W. Webb, Bret W. Butler, Donald J. Latham
2010 Effects of biomass removal treatments on stand-level fire characteristics in major forest types of the Northern Rocky Mountains
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Lisa M. Holsinger, Robert E. Keane
2009 Wildland surface fire spread modelling, 1990-2007. 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Andrew L. Sullivan
2009 Wildland surface fire spread modelling, 1990-2007. 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Andrew L. Sullivan
2009 Wildland surface fire spread modelling, 1990-2007. 3: Simulation and mathematical analogue models
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Andrew L. Sullivan
2009 Seasonal predictions for wildland fire severity
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Shyh-Chin Chen, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Francis M. Fujioka, John W. Benoit, John O. Roads
2009 Seasonal predictions for wildland fire severity
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Shyh-Chin Chen, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Francis M. Fujioka, John W. Benoit, John O. Roads
2007 Effects of alternative treatments on canopy fuel characteristics in five conifer stands
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Joe H. Scott, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
2007 Effects of alternative treatments on canopy fuel characteristics in five conifer stands
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Joe H. Scott, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
2007 Simulation of long-term landscape-level fuel treatment effects on large wildfires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mark A. Finney, Robert C. Seli, Charles W. McHugh, Alan A. Ager, Bernhard Bahro, James K. Agee
2007 Predicted fire behavior in selected mountain pine beetle-infested lodgepole pine
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Wesley G. Page, Michael J. Jenkins
2007 Guide to fuel treatments in dry forests of the Western United States: assessing forest structure and fire hazard
Technical Report or White Paper
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson, Crystal L. Raymond
2007 A physics-based approach to modelling grassland fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William E. Mell, Mary Ann Jenkins, Jim Gould, Phil Cheney
2006 Evaluation of MM5 model resolution when applied to prediction of National Fire Danger Rating indexes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeanne L. Hoadley, Miriam L. Rorig, Larry S. Bradshaw, Sue A. Ferguson, Kenneth Westrick, Scott L. Goodrick, Paul A. Werth
2006 Windwizard: a new tool for fire management decision support
Conference Proceedings
Bret W. Butler, Mark A. Finney, Larry S. Bradshaw, Jason M. Forthofer, Charles W. McHugh, Rick Stratton, Daniel M. Jimenez
2006 Interpreting fire behavior - powerpoint
Presentation Slides
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
2006 Landscape assessment methods - powerpoint
Presentation Slides
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
2005 Climatic controls of fire in the western United States: from the atmosphere to ecosystems - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Steven W. Hostetler, Patrick J. Bartlein, Allen M. Solomon, J. O. Holman, Richard T. Busing, Sarah L. Shafer
2005 Modeling surface winds in complex terrain for wildland fire incident support - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Mark A. Finney, Larry S. Bradshaw, Bret W. Butler
2005 Forest fuel treatments in western North America: merging silviculture and fire management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson
2005 Evaluation of the Experimental Climate Prediction Center's fire danger forecasts with remote automated weather station observations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Hauss J. Reinbold, John O. Roads, Timothy J. Brown
2004 Landscape fire simulation and fuel treatment optimization
Technical Report or White Paper
Mark A. Finney
2004 A comment on models and modelling in fire/fuel management
Technical Report or White Paper
Martin E. Alexander
2003 Assessing canopy fuel stratum characteristics in crown fire prone fuel types of western North America
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Martin E. Alexander, Ronald H. Wakimoto
2003 Predicting surface winds in complex terrain for use in fire spread models
Conference Proceedings
Jason M. Forthofer, Bret W. Butler, Kyle S. Shannon, Mark A. Finney, Larry S. Bradshaw, Richard D. Stratton
2003 Reaction times and burning rates for wind tunnel headfires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ralph M. Nelson
2003 Comparison of 2-D wind fields and simulated wildland fire growth
Conference Proceedings
Karl F. Zeller, Ned Nikolov, John S. Snook, Mark A. Finney, Jason M. Forthofer
2002 Long lead statistical forecasts of area burned in western U.S. wildfires by ecosystem province
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Anthony L. Westerling, Alexander Gershunov, Daniel R. Cayan, Tim P. Barnett
2000 The Mann Gulch Fire and the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
Conference Proceedings
Martin E. Alexander
2000 Simulating fire patterns in heterogeneous landscapes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William W. Hargrove, Robert H. Gardner, Monica G. Turner, William H. Romme, Don G. Despain
2000 Stevensville West Central Study
Conference Proceedings
J. Greg Jones, Jimmie D. Chew, Nan K. Christianson, D. J. Silvieus, Catherine A. Stewart
2000 An overview of the fire and fuels extension to the forest vegetation simulator
Conference Proceedings
Sarah J. Beukema, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Werner A. Kurz, Nicholas L. Crookston
1999 Applying simulation and optimization to plan fuel treatments at landscape scales
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
J. Greg Jones, Jimmie D. Chew, Hans R. Zuuring
1999 Applying simulation and optimization to plan fuel treatments at landscape scales
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
J. Greg Jones, Jimmie D. Chew, Hans R. Zuuring
1998 Development of input data layers for the FARSITE fire growth model for the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Complex, USA
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert E. Keane, Janice L. Garner, Kirsten M. Schmidt, Donald G. Long, James P. Menakis, Mark A. Finney
1994 A statistical-topographic model for mapping climatological precipitation over mountainous terrain
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christopher Daly, Ronald P. Neilson, Donald L. Phillips
1990 The Haines Index and Idaho fire growth
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paul A. Werth, Richard Ochoa
1985 Predicting duff and woody fuel consumed by prescribed fire in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
James K. Brown, Michael A. Marsden, Kevin C. Ryan, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
1984 Modeling behavior of prescribed fires in Yosemite National Park
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jan W. van Wagtendonk, Stephen J. Botti
1978 Predicting slash depth for fire modeling
Technical Report or White Paper
Frank A. Albini, James K. Brown
1976 Fire danger rating network density
Technical Report or White Paper
Rudy M. King, R. William Furman
1972 Field test of a rate-of-fire-spread model in slash fuels
Technical Report or White Paper
James K. Brown
1966 Mechanisms of fire spread research progress report no. 2
Technical Report or White Paper
Hal E. Anderson