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2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales: Conference

  • Columbia University’s Morningside Campus (map)

The 2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales will take place October 23rd – 25th 2017 on Columbia University’s Morningside Campus.

Realistic models of fire activity and behavior are necessary for operational fire management, and to understand past and future changes in fire activity. Developing such models, however requires taking into account vegetation cover, land use practices, fire management capacity, extreme weather, and climate variability. To help foster knowledge exchange among the diverse fields of expertise involved in fire prediction, the Columbia University Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate is hosting a 2.5-day conference, organized around the themes of “Fire Prediction” and “Fire Management and Impacts”.