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Procedure for improving wildfire simulations using observations

By Anna Belkine, Eun Heui Kim, Florence J. Lin, Seema Nanda, Pei-Zhe Shi, Brian Stock and Carissa Tudor


This report suggests a variational update method for improving wildfire simulations using observations as feedback to update information. We first assume a onedimensional fire model for simplicity and present numerical simulations obtained in this case. As possible alternative approaches, we also discuss two other update methods: a particle filter method and an optimal control method

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Year: 2009
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