Articles

Featured:

Managing U.S. Flood Risk: Part II, the New Pluvial Component

Read the article

The New Science of Event Attribution

Read the article

Modeling Fundamentals: Loss Modification in Touchstone

Read the article
Your search for categories "Wildfire" has returned 5 results.
Sort by: Date Relevance

Modeling Bushfires Down Under

Articles | AIR Currents Article
April 19, 2012

AIR has developed a bushfire model for Australia that will be available this summer. Dr. Tomas Girnius describes Australia’s long and costly experience with bushfires and explains how AIR’s approach to modeling an entire continent—an area 18 times that of wildfire-prone California—overcomes the inherent challenges a country so large and diverse presents to modeling.
...   Read more

Is Your Wildfire Risk Management Going Up in Smoke?

Articles | AIR Currents Article
February 22, 2018

Wildfire risk is increasing in the western United States as development of the wildland-urban interface (WUI) grows to meet population demands. To help companies better understand their risk, make more informed decisions, develop more effective risk management strategies, and increase wildfire resilience, AIR has developed a new Wildfire Model for the United States anticipated for release in summer 2018.
...   Read more

Fire Down Under: The Black Saturday Fires

Articles | AIR Currents Article
April 16, 2009

On Saturday, February 7, major bushfires broke out across the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. Known as the Black Saturday fires, the disaster was the deadliest fire in Australia’s history and one of the country’s most costly natural disasters of any kind. Weeks later, while pockets were still smoldering, AIR undertook a post-disaster survey of some of the hardest-hit areas north of Melbourne. In this article Dr. Praveen Sandri, Managing Director of AIR’s Hyderabad office, reports on the February fires and the findings of AIR’s survey . AIR Senior Research Scientist Dr. Tomas Girnius adds some background on the history of bushfires in Australia and on the nature of the peril today.
...   Read more

The New Science of Event Attribution

Articles
March 26, 2020

Advances in climate models and data science fed by a deeper physical understanding of the mechanisms that cause extreme weather events have opened up a relatively new branch of climate change science: the science of event attribution. This article discusses the approaches used in event attribution and how this new science may be applied in future.
...   Read more

The 2003 Cedar Fire: A Record-Breaking WUI Fire

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 15, 2018

The Cedar Fire of 2003 quickly became a wildland-urban interface (WUI) fire and blazed through San Diego County. It is still the third-largest and third-most destructive wildfire on record in the State of California.
...   Read more

Loading...

Close

You’re almost done.
We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the registration process, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Unable to subscribe at this moment. Please try again after some time. Contact us if the issue persists.

The email address  is already subscribed.