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Forest Fires and Spread in Heterogeneous Landscapes

Forest Fire Seminar Series 2009/2010


Date Time Speaker and Title
April 22, 2010 9:30 am,
U Calgary
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Introduction to Fire Dynamics Simulator"
Mar. 15, 2010 3 pm,
CMB talk, U Alberta
J. Martin (University of Alberta)
"The influence of spotting in wildland fire spread"
Mar. 5, 2010 2 pm,
Joint AMI/CMB talk, U Alberta
F. Lutscher (University of Ottawa)
"Persistence and spread in heterogeneous landscapes"
Jan. 7, 2010 11 am,
POTSI/MITACS Talk in Analysis, U Calgary
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Wind driven forest fire fronts"
Nov. 24, 2009 3 pm,
U Alberta
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Tutorial on Forest Fire Modelling III"
Nov. 17, 2009 Inst. For Catastrophic Loss Reduction, Toronto J.W. Braun (University of Western Ontario)
"Fire Growth and Risk"
Oct. 29, 2009 3 pm,
U Alberta
J. Martin (University of Alberta)
"Numerical Solution of Front Propagation"
Oct. 20, 2009 3 pm,
U Alberta
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Tutorial on Forest Fire Modelling II"
Oct. 1, 2009 U Western Ontario J.W. Braun (University of Western Ontario)
"Forest Fire Risk"
Sept. 25, 2009 3 pm,
U Alberta
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Tutorial on Forest Fire Modelling I"
Sept. 23, 2009 3 pm,
U Calgary
P. Babak (University of Alberta)
"Tutorial on Forest Fire Modelling I"
Sept. 3, 2009 U Guelph J.W. Braun (University of Western Ontario)
"Modelling Fire Growth and Fire Risk"
Mar. 20, 2009 10:30 AM Dave Martell (University of Toronto)
"The Boreal Forest Region of Canada: An Operational Research Perspective "
(Séminaire conjoint avec MITACS / Joint Seminar with MITACS)

Further six seminar presentations are planned for the Winter term 2010. Locations and times have not been specified yet.




Forest-Fire Seminar 2008
University of Alberta

Date Time,
Location
Speaker and Title
Nov. 27, 2008 2 PM MST Jonathan Martin (University of Alberta)
"Mathematical Modelling of Forest Fires"
Web-based Forest-Fire Seminar
Apr. 18, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Jonathan Martin, University of Alberta
Second order terms in Richards' model
Apr. 11, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Thomas Hillen, University of Alberta
Fire shapes
Apr. 4, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Petro Babak, University of Alberta
Wind effect on forest fire propagation
Mar. 28, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Anne Bourlioux, University of Montreal
An introduction to combustion
Mar. 14, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
George Peschke, University of Alberta
A modeling framework for forest fires
Mar.7, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Thomas Hillen, University of Alberta
A summary of forest fire models
Feb. 29, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Cordy Tymstra, ABSRD
Fire management
Feb. 22, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Stephen J. Pyne, Arizona State University
Forest fire conversation
Feb.15, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Jonathan Martin, University of Alberta
A stochastic model for forest fire growth
Feb.1, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Anne Bourlioux, Neda Zare, University of Montreal
Level set methods for forest fires
Jan. 25, 2008 11AM,
CAB549
Thomas Hillen, University of Alberta
Organizational meeting