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Miriam Rorig

Research Meteorologist
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-732-7843

Current Research

Current research focus is on fire weather meteorology and smoke dispersion modeling. Ongoing research projects include developing predictions of dry thunderstorm outbreaks and the probably of sustained fire ignitions from lightning strikes. Additional work is done on collecting data to evaluate smoke dispersion modeling systems.

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Research Highlights


Smoke Modeling Helps Protect Public Health


Last updated on : 06/09/2014