TITLE

EXTREME FIRE SEASON IN CALIFORNIA: A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE?

AUTHOR(S)
JIN-HO YOON; WANG, S.-Y. SIMON; GILLIES, ROBERT R.; HIPPS, LAWRENCE; KRAVITZ, BEN; RASCH, PHILIP J.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Dec2015 Supplement Explaining Extreme Events, pS5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the extreme fire season in California in 2014. Topics covered include annual mean Keetch-Byram Drought index, wildfire simulations and projections, the findings that man-made global warming may exacerbate the frequency and areal extent of extreme fire risks and the influence of climate variability on future fire season.
ACCESSION #
112091692

 

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