Outstanding Publication Award
Janice Coen (RAL and MMM). Co-nominees and co-authors included Shankar Mahalingam (University of California, Riverside) and John Daily (University of Colorado, Boulder).
Awarding Organization or Entity
This paper represents an important contribution to our knowledge of wildfire dynamics and the coupling of fires with the surrounding atmosphere, and it presents fundamentally new observations that will change the focus and direction of future theoretical and modeling studies.