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N. 1 - 28 gen 2015
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

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Fire behaviour and risk

The 2015 'International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk-Icfbr' will take place from 26 to 29 May in Alghero (Italy). It is organised by Cnr-Institute of Biometeorology (Ibimet), the Departments of Science for Nature and Environmental Resources (Dipnet) and of Economics (Disea) of the University of Sassari and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (Cmcc). The meeting will bring together researchers, stakeholders and policy makers involved in different aspects of this field and it aims at advancing knowledge, encouraging discussion and promoting international cooperation.

Topics covered will include fire behaviour and risk modeling; modeling and monitoring fuel characteristics and fires; fire management; relationships between climate/weather and fire occurrence; socio-economic issues and policies; overview of the current European and international projects on wildland fires.

The Conference is part of the Extreme project, supported by the Sardinian Regional Government. More information about the meeting, including the full programme and biographical details of speakers, is available at http://www.icfbr2015.it.

Abstract submission is open until January 31, 2015.

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