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1. Effects of Wind Speed and Angle on Fire Spread along Privacy Fences
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1894
Published: 7/25/2016
Authors: Erik L Johnsson, Alexander Maranghides
Abstract: A series of experiments was conducted to examine fire spread along fences subjected to wind at various speeds and angles. Specifically, sections of western redcedar, California redwood, or vinyl privacy fences were ignited with a burner. Wind fie ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917442

2. 2011 Wildland Urban Interface Amarillo Fires Report #2 ‹ Assessment of Fire Behavior and WUI Measurement Science
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1909
Published: 2/10/2016
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, Derek McNamara
Abstract: On February 27, 2011, three fires began in the outskirts of Amarillo, Texas, two of which destroyed or damaged buildings in multiple housing developments. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), as part of its Disaster and Failu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919675

3. A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Waldo Fire Event Timeline and Defensive Actions
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1910
Published: 11/9/2015
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, Derek McNamara, Robert Vihnanek, Joseph Restaino, Carrie Leland
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a suite of research projects addressing risk reduction in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) communities. This case study is focused on the Mountain Shadows Community (MSC) in Colorado Sprin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919779

4. Ignition of Wood Fencing Assemblies Exposed to Continuous-Wind Driven Firebrand Showers
Published: 7/30/2015
Authors: Sayaka Suzuki, Erik L Johnsson, Alexander Maranghides, Samuel L Manzello
Abstract: A series of experiments were conducted to examine ignition of wood fencing assemblies subjected to continuous, wind-driven firebrand showers. Specifically, Western Red Cedar and Redwood fencing assemblies were exposed to continuous, wind-driven ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915957

5. Deployment of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Texas under an Emergency Certificate of Authorization
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8033
Published: 12/5/2014
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, Mike Hennig, Gene Robinson, Karen Jackson
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has invested in the development of instrument packages and measurement science to enable the successful scientific use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the wildlands and at the Wildland U ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917489

6. Reducing the Risk of Fire in Buildings and Communities
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Richard George Gann, Rick D Davis, Daniel M. Madrzykowski, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: Fire costs and losses are a significant life safety and economic burden on society comprising about two percent of the United States gross domestic product. This paper presents the results of a roadmap developed by the National Institute of Standar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913244

7. A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Witch and Guejito Fires: Report #2 ‹ Evaluating the Effects of Hazard Mitigation Actions on Structure Ignitions
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1796
Published: 6/5/2013
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, Derek McNamara, William Mell, Jason Trook, Blaza Toman
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a suite of research projects addressing risk reduction in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) communities. The NIST WUI Team was invited by CAL FIRE to collect post incident data from the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913155

8. Framework for Addressing the National Wildland Urban Interface Fire Problem--Determining Fire and Ember Exposure Zones Using a WUI Hazard Scale (NISTTN 1748)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1748
Published: 1/14/2013
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William Mell
Abstract: WUI fires offer a unique challenge to the fire fighting and fire protection engineering communities. The scale of the events can be vast, spanning in many cases over 100,000 acres (40,000 ha) and the number of structures involved can range into t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910443

9. Strategic Roadmap for Fire Risk Reduction in Buildings and Communities
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1130
Published: 4/18/2012
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner, Rick D Davis, David T Butry, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Daniel M. Madrzykowski, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: The burden of fire on the U.S. economy continues to be large, comprising approximately $280 billion annually, or 2 percent of GDP. Over the last 30 years, civilian fire deaths and injuries have decreased due to the efforts of many people and org ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909653

10. Initial Reconnaissance of the 2011 Wildland-Urban Interfaces Fires in Amarillo, Texas
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1708
Published: 7/28/2011
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William Mell, Karen Ridenour, Derek McNamara
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to reduce the risk of fire spread in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) communities. An objective of this work is to develop first generation tools for improved risk assessment and risk ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908719



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