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Nature Abhors Curvature - Fires Included! Modelling Spot Fire Coalescence
Nature Abhors Curvature - Fires Included! Modelling Spot Fire Coalescence
18 Aug 2015

Nature Abhors Curvature - Fires Included! Modelling Spot Fire Coalescence

Spotting can be the dominant fire propagation mechanism during times of extreme fire weather. Spot fires can merge and collapse on one another creating regions of deep flaming, which produce violent pyroconvection. Understanding and modelling the intrinsic dynamics of spot fire coalescence is an important step in providing ways of mitigating the effects of extreme fires.

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