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RMRS FIRETEC Pinyon-Juniper Briefing Paper (pdf)                                            LANL FIRETEC Briefing Paper (pdf)

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Linn, R., C.H. Sieg, C.H. Hoffman, J.L. Winterkamp, J.D. McMillin. 2013. Modeling wind fields and fire propagation following bark beetle outbreaks in spatially-heterogeneous pinyon-juniper woodland fuel complexes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 173:139-173. doi: 10.1016/j.agroformet.2012.11.007

Linn, R.R., J.M. Canfield, P. Cunningham, C. Edminster, J.-L. Dupuy, F. Pimont. 2012. Using periodic fires to gain a new perspective on multi-dimensional aspects of forward fire spread. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 157:60-76. Full Text (pdf)

Koo, E., R.R. Linn, P. Pagni, C. Edminster. 2012. Modeling firebrand transport in wildfires using HIGRAD/FIRETEC. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21:396-417. (07-381) Full Text (pdf)

Linn, R.R., K. Anderson, J. Winterkamp, A. Broos, M. Wotton, J.-L. Dupuy, F. Pimont, C. Edminster. 2012. Incorporating field wind data into FIRETEC simulations of the International Crown Fire Modeling Experiment (ICFME): preliminary lessons learned. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42:879-898 Full Text (pdf)

Dupuy, J.-L., R.R. Linn, V. Konovalova, F. Pimont, J.A. Vega, E. Jiménez. 2011. Exploring three-dimensional coupled fire-atmosphere interactions downwind of wind-driven surface fires and their influence on backfires using the HIGRAD-FIRETEC model. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20:734-750. (non-RMRS)

Cassagne, N., F. Pimont, J.-L. Dupuy, R.R. Linn, A. Mårrels, C. Olivieri C. E. Rigolot. 2011. Using a fire propagation model to assess the efficiency of prescribed burning in reducing the fire hazard. Ecological Modelling 222:1502-1514. (non-RMRS)

Parsons, R., J.Sauer, R.Linn. 2010. Crown fuel spatial variability and predictability of fire spread. In D. X. Viegas (Ed.), Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Forest Fire Research; 15-18 November 2010; Coimbra, Portugal. Coimbra, Portugal: University of Coimbra. 14 p.

Pimont, F., J.L. Dupuy, R.R. Linn, S. Dupont. submitted. Impacts of fuel-break structure on wind-flows and fire propagation simulated with FIRETEC. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

Dupuy J.L., V. Konovalov, F. Pimont, R.R. Linn. submitted. Assessment of plume theory based modeling of crown scorch using transport models. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

Linn, R.R., J. Winterkamp, D. Weise, C. Edminster. 2010. A numerical study of slope and fuel structure effects on coupled wildfire behavior. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19:179-201. Full Text (pdf)

Clark, M. M., T.H. Fletcher, R. R. Linn. 2010. A Sub-Grid, Mixture-Fraction-Based Thermodynamic Equilibrium Model for Gas Phase Combustion in FIRETEC: Development and Results. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19:202-212.

Pimont, F., J-L. Dupuy, R.R. Linn, S. Dupont. 2009. Validation of FIRETEC wind-flows over a canopy and a fuel-break. International Journal of Wildland Fire 18:775-790.

Colman J.J., R.R. Linn. 2007. Separating combustion from pyrolysis in HIGRAD/FIRETEC. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16:493-502.

Linn, R, J. Winterkamp, C. Edminster, J.J. Colman, W.S. Smith. 2007. Coupled Influences of Topography and Wind on Wildland Fire Behaviour. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16:183-195.

Cunningham, P., R.R. Linn. 2007. Numerical simulations of grass fires using a coupled atmosphere-fire model: Dynamics of fire spread. J. Geophys. Res. 112, D05108, doi:10.1029/2006JD007638.

Parsons, R. 2007. Spatial variability in forest fuels: simulation modeling and effects on fire behavior. PhD Dissertation. University of Montana, Missoula.

Pimont, F., R.R. Linn, J-L. Dupuy, D. Morvan. 2006. Effects of vegetation description parameters on forest fire behaviour with FIRETEC. Forest Ecology and Management, 234S, S120.

Linn, R. R., P. Cunningham. 2005. Numerical simulations of grassfires using coupled atmosphere-fire model: Basic fire behavior and dependence of wind speed. J. Geophys. Res., 110, D131007, doi:10,1029/2004JD005/597.

Linn, R. R., J. Winterkamp, J. Colman, C. Edminster. 2005. Modeling Interactions between Fire and Atmosphere in Discrete Element Fuel Beds. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 14, pp. 37-48. Full Text (pdf)

Cunningham, P., S. L. Goodrick, M. Y. Hussaini, R. R. Linn. 2005. Coherent vertical structures in numerical simulations of buoyant plumes from wildland fires. International Journal of Wildland Fire 14:61-75.

Linn, R. R., J. Reisner, J. Colman, J. Winterkamp. 2002. Studying Wildfire Using FIRETEC. International Journal of Wildland Fire 11:1-14.

Berk, R., P. Bickel, K. Campbell, R. Fovell, S. Keller-McNulty, E. Kelly, R. Linn, B. Park, A. Perelson, N. Rouphail, J. Sacks, F. Schoenberg. 2002. Workshop on Statistical Approaches for the Evaluation of Complex Computer Models. Statistical Science (a review journal of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics).

Hanson, H. P., M. M. Bradley, J. E. Bossert, R. R. Linn, L. W. Younker. 2000. The Potential and Promise of Physics-Based Wildfire Simulation. Environmental Science and Policy 3: 161-172.

Reisner, J., S. Wynne, L. Margolin, R. Linn. 2000. Coupled Atmospheric-Fire Modeling Employing the Method of Averages. Monthly Weather Review 128:1500-1512.

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