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Type: Webinar
  • Gary M. Curcio
    IPA-Fire Environment Specialists
  • Kari Fleegel
  • Warren E. Heilman
    US Forest Service, Northern Research Station
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Lake States Fire Science Consortium
Publication Date: April 19, 2012

Bringing both national and regional perspectives to the issues, tools and decisions concerning smoke from wildland fires, this webinar highlighted a range of current perspectives, activities, developments and emerging issues for fire practitioners. Gary Curcio introduced the AirFire's Wildland Smoke products and Incident Response Capability and demonstrate the Wildland Fire Decisions Support System (WFDSS) Air Quality Portal that includes Blue Sky & other key smoke tools. Kari Fleegel outlined how your local NWS office can help with smoke forecasting, whether its for a small prescribed burn or a large wildfire. A description of how to request and use HYSPLIT (Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory) Model runs included a discussion of its potential in the Great Lakes area. Warren Heilman brought a future perspective, discussing some of the ongoing smoke monitoring and modeling research that may be important here in the Lake States. This webinar was presented by Gary Curcio, Kari Fleegel, and Warren Heilman on April 19, 2012.

Recording Length: 1:20:58
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Cataloging Information

Alaska    California    Eastern    Great Basin    Hawaii    Northern Rockies    Northwest    Rocky Mountain    Southern    Southwest    National
  • BlueSky Modeling Framework
  • HYSPLIT-CheM forecast model
  • smoke forecasting
  • WFDSS - Wildland Fire Decision Support System
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FRAMES Record Number: 14378