Wildfire Forecasting—Potential Tools for Community Applications: Health & Well-being and Atmosphere Collaboration Team May 2018 Meeting
Media Type: Webinar
  • Martin Stuefer
    University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Sandy Starkweather
  • Mike Brubaker
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC)
Date: May 22, 2018

Cataloging Information

  • emissions and smoke
  • fire forecasting
  • smoke detection
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Record Last Modified: May 28, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 57829


These presentations highlight existing wildfire forecasting tools, especially resources that can be used by communities to aid in preparedness efforts. Speakers discuss existing tools and provide examples of their use in communities or their potential applications if not currently used at the community-level. Ultimately, the use of available forecasting tools may help communities better respond to the threat of wildfires and avoid or minimize potential health impacts. (1) Sandy Starkweather "Recap from AOSST/TECT meeting on Observing system applications & gaps for wildfire smoke detection & forecasting" (2 begins at 12:40) Martin Stuefer "UAF Smoke Project: ongoing work on simulating transport of smoke from Alaskan wildfires" (3 begins at 39:15) Mike Brubaker "LEO Network: how to use the network for ground observations and to stand up projects on specific fires and outreach efforts to tribes on smoke preparedness: clean rooms, HEPA filters, identifying at-risk populations"

Recording Length: 1:05:53
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