Tag Archives: heat transfer

NZ research presented at Portugal fire conference

Research being conducted as part of the New Zealand rural fire research programme was presented recently at the International Conference on Forest Fire Research (ICFFR) in Coimbra, Portugal. Using the 2017 Port Hills wildfire as an example, Scion social scientist … Continue reading

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New presentation video uploaded

A video of a presentation by visiting fire scientist Mark Finney, of the US Forest Service‚Äôs Missoula Fire Sciences Lab, has been loaded onto the Rural Fire Research webpage. In this presentation, Mark describes their new theory on fire spread … Continue reading

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Crop stubble burn experiments

In early March, the Fire team successfully completed nine heavily instrumented crop stubble burn experiments. This was the first phase of a major international collaboration to test a new theory on the role of convective heat transfer in fire spread. … Continue reading

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