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Large Outdoor Fire Modeling (LOFM) Workshop Summary Report



Randall McDermott, Nelson P. Bryner, Jon Heintz


Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1245
Report Number


Atmospheric flows, digital elevation model, disaster resilience, fire emissions, fire growth, fire plumes, firebrand generation, emergency response, fire-weather coupling, forecasting, forensic reconstruction, fuels data, geographic information system, heat release rate, high-performance computing, large outdoor fire modeling, physics-based fire models, prescribed burns, rate of spread fire models, smoke transport, spot fire ignition, spotting, structure ignition, terrain, vegetation, wildfires, wildland fire, wildland- urban interface, wind tunnel experiments


McDermott, R. , Bryner, N. and Heintz, J. (2019), Large Outdoor Fire Modeling (LOFM) Workshop Summary Report, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed September 28, 2023)
Created October 10, 2019, Updated June 24, 2021