International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk Modelling
– Focus on Wildland Urban Interfaces
04 – 06 October 2011, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
An International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk will be held in Alghero on the island of Sardinia, Italy from the 4 to 6 October 2011.
Topics of the conference include; ‘European Projects on Forest Fires’, ‘Modelling Fire Behaviour and Risk’, ‘Climate and Fire’ and ‘Fire Risk at Wildland Urban Interfaces’.
The aim of the Conference is to present the recent developments in forest fire research and to assess the contributions of the fire scientists to the analysis of this issue.
The Conference is organized by the Department of Economics and Woody Plant Ecosystems (DESA) of the University of Sassari and the Institute of Biometeorology of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-IBIMET, Sassari). The Conference is organised within the Proterina-C Project (A forecast and prevention system for climate change impacts on risk variability for wildlands and urban areas), founded by the FESR Italia-Francia Marittimo Program of the European Union. The conference is co-sponsored by the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC).