Available online: http://www.wamis.org/agm/pubs/CAGMRep/CAGM99.pdfPublished by: WMO ; 2006
The report gives an overview of the data needs for fire advisories such as fire danger and fire behavior meteorology, fire weather forecasting, and fire and air quality/smoke management. The report summarizes the use of observation networks in fire meteorology and mesoscale meteorological modeling for fire meteorology and air quality and it reviews the World Health Organization Health Guidelines for Episodic Vegetation Fire Events. The report concludes by discussing the future challenges and needs in the field such as automated weather stations, mesoscale meteorological models and fire management, remote sensing of fire and smoke, and computer assisted training and education for agricultural meteorologists.
Collection(s) and Series: WMO/TD- No. 1313; Agricultural Meteorology Programme (AgMP)- No. 99
Format: Digital (Free)
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