Visualizations Projects: Wildfire

Advanced Computing Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory

This visualization, available as an MPEG movie, shows the development of a wildfire in rugged terrain with a pronounced wind, demonstrating how these factors influence the development and motion of the fire. The smoke from the fire indicates the motion of the wind, and it's possible how the combination of wind and terrain causes the fire to climb out of a valley in only one direction.

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