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Research Publications in journals:
Analysis of fire behaviour simulations over Spain with WRF-FIRE
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Information technology and adata processing
Information
Abstract
Wildland fire spread and behaviour are complex phenomena owing to both the number of involved physico-chemical factors, and the non-linear relationship between variables. Spain is plagued by forest and brush fires every summer, when the extremely dry weather sets in along with high temperatures. The use of fire behaviour models requires the availability of high resolution environmental and fuel data; in the absence of real data, errors on the simulated fire spread can be compounded to affect the spatial and temporal accuracy of predicted data. The effect of input values on the accuracy of WRF-FIRE simulations was evaluated to assess the capabilities of the new system for wildland fire in accurately forecasting fire behaviour. The results confirm that the use of accurate meteorological data and a custom fuel moisture content model is crucial to obtain precise simulations of fire behaviour.
International
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JCR
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Title
International Journal of Environment and Pollution
ISBN
0957-4352
Impact factor JCR
0,433
Impact info
Volume
55
10.1504/IJEP.2014.065919
Journal number
1
From page
148
To page
156
Month
NOVIEMBRE
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Juan Luis Perez Camaño (UPM)
  • Autor: Roberto San Jose Garcia (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos e Ingeniería de Software
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