International Forest Fire Conference in Black Sea Region
6-8 November 2014, Kastamonu, Turkey
The International Forest Fire Conference in Black Sea Region that will be held in Kastamonu, Turkey, from November 6th to 8th, 2014. The Conference will focus on the current developments in forest fire science and its technology and also providing an opportunity to meet persons and institutions to promote cooperation in fire research and management among the Blacksea Basin countries.
The scope of the conference: – To bring together scientists and practitioners from various parts of the world working on different aspects of forest fires – To encourage the presentation and discussion of recent advances in scientific research and technical development – To present new management methodologies – To present results from pilot experiments – To promote international cooperation
Topics: – Fire History – Fire Landscapes – Modeling of Past, Current and Future Fire Regimes – Fire Ecology – Fire Management – Fire, Human Health and Security – Fire-Atmosphere-Climate Interactions – Climate Change Effect on Forest Fires – Land and Fire Management Policies – Advanced Fire Management Tools – International Cooperation in Fire Management – Fire Behavior Models and Simulation – Technologies, Tools and Agents Used in Fire Suppression – Conservation, Rehabilitation and Reforestation of Burned Areas – Visual Fire Warning and Monitoring Systems – Use of GIS in Forest Fires – Planning of Fire Combating, Fire Mobilization Centers, Vehicles Tracking Systems – Meteorologic Early Warning Systems – Causes of Forest Fires and Fire Assessment – Importance of Forest Road Network on Forest Fires – Fire and Water Interaction in Watersheds – Fire Influence on Soils
Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2014
Announcement of accepted abstracts: September 15, 2014