Media


Title

Atmospheric Dispersion of Alaska Wildfire Pollutants as Predicted by the WRF-Chem Model and Observations
Media Type: Presentation
Presenter(s):
  • Martin Steufer
    Alaska Climate Research Center
Distribution Contact(s):
Publisher(s):
  • Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Recording Date: October 12, 2012

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • aerosols
  • AFSC - Alaska Fire Science Consortium
  • MODIS - Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
  • PM - particulate matter
  • PM2.5
  • pollutants
  • smoke forecasting
  • wildfire
  • WRF-Chem
  • WRF-Fire
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Record Last Modified: August 29, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58530

Description

The WFR-Chem model can produce valuable smoke emissions and fire spread information along with up to a 72 hour smoke forecast. This model can be used by fire and resouce managers, city and borough personnel and others. Feedback is needed for improved graphics and output.

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