The Role of Fire in the Earth System: Understanding Drivers, Feedbacks, and Interactions with the Land and Atmosphere Toward Improved Fire Management IV Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Yufang Jin, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Caroline Lehmann, University of Edinburgh, School of GeoScienes, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Sara McAllister, Rocky Mountain Research Station Missoula, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, MT, United States
Primary Conveners:  Michael G Tosca Jr, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Yufang Jin, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Sander Veraverbeke, University of California Irvine, Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States and Caroline Lehmann, University of Edinburgh, School of GeoScienes, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
OSPA Liaisons:  Sara McAllister, Rocky Mountain Research Station Missoula, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, MT, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Cost-Effective Fuel Treatment Planning
Jason Kreitler, USGS Western Geographic Science Center, Boise, ID, United States, Matthew Thompson, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT, United States and Nicole Vaillant, Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center, USDA Forest Service, Prineville, OR, United States
Towards multi-sensor operational monitoring of the European fire regime
Pieter S. A. Beck1, Jesús San Miguel-Ayanz2, Lorenzo Busetto2,3, Roberto Boca2 and Francesco Boccacci2, (1)European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, (2)Joint Research Center Ispra, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra, Italy, (3)CNR Institute for the Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, Milan, Italy
The Joint Fire Science Program Fire Exchange Network: Facilitating Knowledge Exchange About Wildland Fire Science Across the U.S.
Alison York1, Carol Blocksome2, Tony Cheng3, Janean Creighton4, Gloria Edwards3, Stacey Frederick5, Christian P Giardina6, P. Charles Goebel7, Corey Gucker8,9, Leda Kobziar10, Erin Lane11, Sherry Leis12, Alan Long10, Craig Maier13, Joe Marschall14, Jack McGowan-Stinski7, Helen Mohr15, Eugénie MontBlanc16, Mike Pellant17, Elizabeth Pickett18, David Seesholtz19, Nick Skowronski11, Michael C Stambaugh14, Scott Stephens20, Andi Thode21, Sarah Fleisher Trainor1, Tom Waldrop15, Barbara Wolfson21, Vita Wright22,23 and Paul Zedler13, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, United States, (3)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (5)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, (6)USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, HI, United States, (7)Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States, (8)US Forest Service Boise, Boise, ID, United States, (9)National Park Service, Boise, ID, United States, (10)University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States, (11)USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Newton Square, PA, United States, (12)Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, United States, (13)University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States, (14)University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, United States, (15)USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, Hot Springs National, AR, United States, (16)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (17)Bureau of Land Management Boise, Boise, ID, United States, (18)Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization, Waimea, HI, United States, (19)USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Reseach Station, Boise, ID, United States, (20)University of California Berkeley, ESPM, Berkeley, CA, United States, (21)Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, (22)US Forest Service, Kalispell, MT, United States, (23)National Park Service Kalispell, Kalispell, MT, United States
Mapping Fire Severity Using Imaging Spectroscopy and Kernel Based Image Analysis
Saurabh Prasad1, Minshan Cui1, Yuhang Zhang1 and Sander Veraverbeke2, (1)University of Houston, Houston, TX, United States, (2)University of California Irvine, Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States
Enhanced Risk of Wildfire Resulting from the Interactions between Pyro-Cumulus and Mountain Waves: Implications for Fire Research and Management
Young-Joon Kim1, Rodman Linn1, Jeremy Sauer1, Jesse Canfield1,2 and Keeley R Costigan1, (1)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (2)Colorado State University, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Impacts of climate change on large forest wildfire of Washington and Oregon
Zhiqiang Yang, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, Raymond J Davis, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Corvallis, United States, Andrew Yost, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, United States and Warren B. Cohen, US Forest Service Corvallis, Corvallis, OR, United States
Continental scale 30m burned area mapping: demonstration and validation for the conterminous United States and Alaska
Luigi Boschetti, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States and David P Roy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States
Climate Change and Long-Term Fire Management Impacts on Australian Savanna
Simon Scheiter, Senckenberg, Frankfurt, Germany, Steven I. Higgins, University of Otago, Department of Botany, Dunedin, New Zealand, Jason Beringer, University of Western Australia, School of Earth and Environment, Crawley, WA, Australia and Lindsay B Hutley, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
Empirical evidence for multi-scaled controls on wildfire size distributions in California
Nicholas Povak, Paul F Hessburg Sr and R. Brion Salter, USDA-Forest Service, Wenatchee, WA, United States
Application of a Mesoscale Atmospheric Coupled Fire Model BRAMS-FIRE to Alentejo Woodland Fire and Comparison of Performance with the Fire Model WRF-Sfire.
Isilda Cunha Menezes1,2, Saulo R Freitas2, Rafael Stockler2, Rafael Mello2, Nuno Almeida Ribeiro1, Joao A M Corte-Real1 and Peter Surový1, (1)University of Évora, Évora, Portugal, (2)CPTEC Center for Weather Forecasts and Climate Research, Grupo de Modelagem da Atmosfera e Interfaces - GMAI, Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil
Inter-Annual Variability of Burned Area in Brazil Based on a Synergistic use of Information Derived from MODIS and Landsat-TM
Renata Libonati1,2, Carlos C. Dacamara3, Alberto W. Setzer1 and Fabiano Morelli1, (1)INPE National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, (2)UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Meteorology, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, (3)Universidade de Lisboa, CGUL, Lisbon, Portugal
Using NPMR to forecast fire season severity for the state of Oregon
Heather E Lintz, Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States, Karen Short, US Forest Service Missoula, Missoula, MT, United States, John Francis Saltenberger, Northwest Interagency Coordination Center, Portland, OR, United States, Andrew Yost, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, United States, Philip Mote, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Andrew W Wood, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Soil geochemistry controls fire severity: A soil approach to improved understanding of forest fire consequences in southwest Montana.
Russell Callahan and Tony Hartshorn, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States
Building a model to predict megafires using a machine learning approach.
Harry Richard Podschwit, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, Renaud Barbero, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States, Narasimhan K Larkin, US Forest Service Research, PNW AirFire Team, Seattle, WA, United States and Ashley Steel, US Forest Service Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States
The relationship between fire regime and productivity/aridity in the western United States
Zhihua Liu and Michael C Wimberly, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States
Possible implication of reconstructed natural fire regimes and climate in northeastern Mongolia
Byambagerel Suran1, Peter M Brown2, Baatarbileg Nachin1, Amy E Hessl3 and Neil Pederson4, (1)National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, (2)Rocky Mountain Tree Ring Research, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States, (4)Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
The Construction and Examination of historical Fuel Moisture Parameters across Southern California
Cameron Whiteman1, Scott B Capps1 and Tom Rolinski2, (1)Vertum Partners, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)US Forest Service Riverside, Predictive Services, Riverside, CA, United States
Fire Regime and Land Abandonment in European Russia: Case Study of Smolensk Oblast
Alexander Krylov1, Jessica L McCarty2, Peter Potapov1, Svetlana Turubanova1, Alexander Prishchepov3, Alexander Manisha4, Vladimir Romanenkov5, Dmitry Rukhovitch6, Polina Koroleva6 and Matthew Hansen1, (1)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (2)Michigan Technological University, Michigan Tech Research Institute, Houghton, MI, United States, (3)IAMO, Leibniz Institute of Agricultultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe, Halle, Germany, (4)NGO Transparent World, Moscow, Russia, (5)All-Russian Institute for Agrochemistry, Moscow, Russia, (6)V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Institute, Moscow, Russia
Integrating pH, substrate, and plant regrowth effects on soil nitrogen cycling after fire
Erin J Hanan1, Joshua Schimel1, Christina (Naomi) Tague2 and Carla M. D'Antonio1, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)University of California Santa Barbara, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Development of a region-specific wildfire scheme in the Community Land Model of the CESM
Yufei Zou1, Ziming Ke2, Yongjia Song1 and Yuhang Wang3, (1)Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States, (2)Georgia Institute of Technolog, Atlanta, GA, United States, (3)Georgia Inst of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States
A novel Fire-Model for the CABLE Land Surface Model applied to a Re-assessment of the Australian Continental Carbon Budget
Lars Peter Nieradzik1, Vanessa Elizabeth Haverd1, Peter Briggs1, Carl P. Meyer2 and Josep Canadell1, (1)CSIRO, Oceans and Atmosphere, Canberra, Australia, (2)CSIRO, Oceans and Atmosphere, Aspendale, Melbourne, Australia
Recovery Time After a Late-Dry Season Fire: the Effect on Fluxes, Surface Properties and Vegetation Green-Up.
Michael Vijay Saha1, Paolo D'Odorico2 and Todd M Scanlon2, (1)University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (2)Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States