WIRC Recent Publications

WIRC publications


Kochanski A. K., Herron-Thorpe F., Mallia D. V., Mandel J., Vaughan J. K. (2021). Integration of a Coupled Fire-Atmosphere Model Into a Regional Air Quality Forecasting System for Wildfire Events, Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2021, 4, 167, DOI=10.3389/ffgc.2021.728726.

Mandal A, Nykiel G, Strzyzewski T., Kochanski A., Wrońska W, Gruszczyńska M, Figurski M. (2021). High resolution fire danger forecast for Poland based on Weather Research and Forecasting Model, International Journal of Wildland Fire, Accepted.

M. Halubok, A. K. Kochanski, R. Stoll and B. N. Bailey (2021). Errors in the estimation of leaf area density from aerial LiDAR data: Influence of statistical sampling and heterogeneity, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2021.3123585.

Farguell, A.; Mandel, J.; Haley, J.; Mallia, D.V.; Kochanski, A.; Hilburn, K. Machine Learning Estimation of Fire Arrival Time from Level-2 Active Fires Satellite Data (2021). Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 2203. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13112203

Valero, M., Jofre, L., & Torres, R. (In Press). Multifidelity Prediction in Wildfire Spread Simulation: Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis. Environmental Modelling and Software.

Stone DA, Pall P. Benchmark estimate of the effect of anthropogenic emissions on the ocean surface. Int J Climatol. 2021; 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.7002 

Brown, P. T., D. S. Farnham, K. Caldeira (2021) Meteorology of Historical Weekly Wind and Solar Power Resource Droughts over western North America in ERA-5. Submitted to Climate Dynamics.

Brown, P. T., H. Saunders (2020) Approximate Calculations of the Net Economic Impact of Global Warming Mitigation Targets Under Heightened Damage Estimates. PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0239520

Brown, P. T., J. Moreno-Cruz, K. Caldeira (2020) Break-even year: a concept for understanding intergenerational trade-offs in climate change mitigation policy. Environmental Research Communications. doi:10.1088/2515-7620/abb413

Brown, P. T., & Caldeira, K. (2020) Empirical prediction of short‐term annual global temperature variability. Earth and Space Science, 7, e2020EA001116. doi:10.1029/2020EA001116

Valero, M. M., Verstockt, S., Butler, B. W., Jimenez, D., Rios, O., Mata, C., Queen, L., Pastor, E., & Planas, E. (2021). Thermal Infrared Video Stabilization for Aerial Monitoring of Active Wildfires. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 14, 2817–2832. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3059054

Mccarthy, N. F., Tohidi, A., Aziz, Y., Dennie, M., Valero, M. M., & Hu, N. (2021). A deep learning approach to downscale geostationary satellite imagery for decision support in high impact wildfires. Forests, 12(3), 294. https://doi.org/10.3390/f12030294 

Valero, M. M., Verstockt, S., Mata, C., Jimenez, D., Queen, L., Rios, O., Pastor, E., & Planas, E. (2020). Image Similarity Metrics suitable for Infrared Video Stabilization During Active Wildfire Monitoring: a Comparative Analysis. Remote Sensing, 12(3), 540. https://doi.org/doi:10.3390/rs12030540

Pastor, E., Àgueda, A., Sebastià, J., Mata, C., Valero, M. M., & Planas, E. (2020). Performance analysis of a self-protection system for vehicles in case of WUI fire entrapment. Fire and Materials. https://doi.org/10.1002/fam.2836

Farguell, A.; Mandel, J.; Haley, J.; Mallia, D.V.; Kochanski, A.; Hilburn, K. Machine Learning Estimation of Fire Arrival Time from Level-2 Active Fires Satellite Data. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 2203. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13112203

Mallia D.V; Kochanski A.K., Kelly K.E., Whitaker R., Xing W., Mitchell L., Jacques A., Farguell A., Mandel J., Gaillardon P-E, Becnel T., Krueger S. (2020) Evaluating wildfire smoke transport within a coupled fire-atmosphere model using a high-density observation network for an episodic smoke event along Utah's Wasatch Front. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmosphere, 125, e2020JD032712 https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD032712

Mallia, D.V.; Kochanski, A.K.; Urbanski, S.P.; Mandel, J.; Farguell, A.; Krueger, S.K. Incorporating a Canopy Parameterization within a Coupled Fire-Atmosphere Model to Improve a Smoke Simulation for a Prescribed Burn. Atmosphere 2020, 11, 832. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4433/11/8/832/htm

Herr V., Kochanski A. K. , Miller V. V., McCrea R., O'Brien D., Mandel J.(2020) A method for estimating the socioeconomic impact of Earth observations in wildland fire suppression decisions. International Journal of Wildland Fire 29, 282-293. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF18237 

Hasan M, Strong C, Kochanski A, Burian S, Barber M, 2020. Validating dynamically downscaled climate projections for mountainous watersheds using historical runoff data coupled with the Distributed Hydrologic Soil Vegetation Model (DHSVM), Water, doi:10.3390/w12051389.

Liu, Y. A. Kochanski, K. Baker, W. Mell, R. Linn, R. Paugam, J. Mandel, A. Fournier, M. A. Jenkins, S. Goodrick, G. Achemeier, F. Zhao, R. Ottmar, N. French, N. Larkin, T. Brown, A. Hudak, M. Dickinson, B. Poter, C. Clements, S. Urbanski, S. Prichard, A. Watts, D. McNamara, 2019: Fire behavior and smoke modeling: Model improvement and measurement needs for next-generation operational smoke prediction systems. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 28(8) 570-588. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF18204

Clements C. B.,   A. K. Kochanski, D. Seto, B. Davis, C. Camacho, N. P. Lareau, J. Contezac, J. Restaino, W. E. Heilman , S. K. Krueger, B. Butler , R. D. Ottmar, R. Vihnanek, J. Flynn, J.B. Filippi, T. Barboni, D. E. Hall, J. Mandel, M.A. Jenkins, J. O'Brien, B. Hornsby, and C. Teske, 2019: The FireFlux II experiment: a model-guided field experiment to improve understanding of fire–atmosphere interactions and fire spread. International Journal of Wildland Fire 28(4) 308-326

Aydell, T. and C.B. Clements (2021) Dual-Polarimetric Ka-band Doppler Radar Observations of Wildfire Plumes. Monthly Weather Review, In Press.

Heilman, W.E., T. Banerjee, C.B. Clements, K.L. Clark, S. Zhong, X. Bian, 2021: Observations of Sweep-Ejection Dynamics for Heat and Momentum Fluxes during wildland Fires in Forested and Grassland Environments. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 60 (2), 185-199.

Rodriguez, B., Lareau, N. P., Kingsmill, D. E., & Clements, C. B. (2020). Extreme pyroconvective updrafts during a megafire. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL089001. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL089001

Arreola Amaya, M. and C.B. Clements, 2020: Evolution of plume core structures and turbulence during a wildland fire experiment. Atmosphere, 11, 842.

Brewer, M. and C. B. Clements, 2020: Meteorological profiling in the fire environment using UAS, Fire, 3, 36; doi:10.3390/fire3030036

Carvalho, L. G.-J. Duine, C. Jones, K. Zigner, C. B. Clements, H.Kane, C Gore, G. Bell, B. Gamelin, D. Gomberg, T. Hall, M. Johnson, J. Dumas, E. Boldt, R. Hazard, W. Enos. 2020: The Sundowner Winds Experiment (SWEX) Pilot Study: Understanding Downslope Windstorms in the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara, CA. Monthly Weather Review, 148(4), 1519-1539.

Brewer, M. and C.B. Clements, 2020: The 2018 Camp Fire: Meteorological analysis using in situ observations and numerical simulations, Atmosphere, 2020, 11, 47.