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Closing Gaps in Measurements and Understanding: Plume Characteristics, Live Fuel Moisture Dynamics, and Process-Based Modeling

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Project ID: RC20-1025
Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Parsons, USDA Forest Service, RMRS Fire Sciences Laboratory
SERDP Jun 2020

An Improved Understanding of Fuel Dynamics, Fire Behavior and Regional Air Quality Impacts of Prescribed Burning at DoD Lands

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Project ID: RC20-1047
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mehmet Talat Odman, Georgia Institute of Technology
SERDP Jun 2020

The Role of Vorticity and Fuel Moisture on the Near-Field Plume Structure and Ember Dynamics

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Project ID: RC20-1298
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bryan Quaife, Florida State University
SERDP Jun 2020

The Effect of Fuel Characteristics and Fire Dynamics on Emissions, Dispersion, and Air Quality Impacts

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Project ID: RC20-1304
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Gullett, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
SERDP Jun 2020

Object-Based Aggregation of Fuel Structures, Physics-Based Fire Behavior and Self-Organizing Smoke Plumes for Improved Fuel, Fire, and Smoke Management on Military Lands

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Project ID: RC20-1346
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Hudak, USDA Forest Service
SERDP Jun 2020

Novel Sloping Wind Tunnel Experiments and Adaptive Mesh Simulations of Fine-Scale Combustion for Physics-Based Models of Wildland Fire

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Project ID: RC20-1382
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Hamlington, University of Colorado, Boulder
SERDP Jun 2020

A Multiscale Study of the Coupling Between Flow, Fire and Vegetation – Influence of Vegetation Distribution and Flow on Fire Behavior and Plume Development for Risk Mitigation in Prescribed Burns

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Project ID: RC20-1362
Principal Investigator: Prof. Albert Simeoni, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
SERDP Jan 2020

Understanding Fire Response to Spatial Variations in Vegetation Distribution and Wind Flow

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Project ID: RC19-1170
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bret Butler, U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
SERDP Jun 2019

3D Fuel Characterization for Evaluating Physics-based Fire Behavior, Fire Effects, and Smoke Models on US Department of Defense Military Lands

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Project ID: RC19-1064
Principal Investigator: Dr. Roger Ottmar, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station
SERDP May 2019

Physics-Based Modeling of Fire Behavior and Smoke Plume Development, How Much is Enough?

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Project ID: RC19-1132
Principal Investigator: Mr. William Mell, U.S. Forest Service
SERDP Jan 2019

Influence of Fuel Heterogeneity and a Novel Fuel Rendering Technique on Fire Spread Predictions

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Project ID: RC19-1329
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Rowell, Tall Timbers Research Station
SERDP Jan 2019

Fundamental Measurements and Modeling of Prescribed Fire Behavior in the Naturally Heterogeneous Fuel Beds of Southern Pine Forests

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Project ID: RC-2640
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Weise, USDA Forest Service
SERDP Jan 2016

Multi-scale Analyses of Wildland Fire Combustion Processes in Open-canopied Forests using Coupled and Iteratively Informed Laboratory-, Field-, and Model-based Approaches

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Project ID: RC-2641
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nicholas Skowronski, USDA Forest Service
SERDP Jan 2016

Examination of Wildland Fire Spread at Small Scales Using Direct Numerical Simulations and Frequency Comb Laser Diagnostics

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Project ID: RC-2642
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Hamlington, University of Colorado, Boulder
SERDP Jan 2016

Improving Parameterization of Combustion Processes in Coupled Fire-Atmosphere Models through Infrared Remote Sensing

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Project ID: RC-2643
Principal Investigator: Dr. Scott Goodrick, USDA Forest Service
SERDP Jan 2016

Ignition, Propagation, and Emissions of Smoldering Combustion: Experimental Analysis and Physics Based Modelling

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Project ID: RC-2651
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Blunck, Oregon State University
SERDP Jan 2016
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