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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Mark G. Vosburgh

Phys Scntst
Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-829-7352
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Current Research

I currently work to support experiments and research at Missoula's Fire Sciences Laboratory including: the study of fire spread in deep and discontinuous fuel beds, predicting surface wind flow, improvement of existing firefighter safety zone guidelines, develop a new understanding into the fundamental physics governing wildland fire ignition, spread and intensity, along with improved methods for quantifying wildland fire intensity using in-situ instrumentation and remote sensing to validate satellite algorithms.

Research Interests

Innovative techniques and tools to study fire behavior.

Why This Research is Important

I have industrial experience in biomass energy production and systems, large industrial process control and data acquisition systems. Additionally I have supervisory and management exerience with several fortune 500 forest products industry companies. I have US patents on new technologies for difficult chemical separations.

Education

  • Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, BS Chemical Engineering, 1984
  • Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, MS Chemical Engineering, 1985

Last updated on : 12/28/2012