Below is a list of publications where the Spark framework has been used.

Loss functions for spatial wildfire applications

Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 173, 2024, 105944, ISSN 1364-8152,

Implementation of spatially-varying wind adjustment factor for wildfire simulations

Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 163, 2023, 105660, ISSN 1364-8152,

Applying Bayesian Models to Reduce Computational Requirements of Wildfire Sensitivity Analyses

Atmosphere 2023, 14(3), 559;

An adaptive quadtree-based approach for efficient decision making in wildfire risk assessment

Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 160, 2023, 105590, ISSN 1364-8152,

A Spatio-Temporal Neural Network Forecasting Approach for Emulation of Firefront Models

2022 Signal Processing: Algorithms, Architectures, Arrangements, and Applications (SPA), Poznan, Poland, 2022, pp. 110-115, doi: 10.23919/SPA53010.2022.9927888

A probability-based risk metric for operational wildfire risk management

Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 148, 2022, 105286, ISSN 1364-8152,

Effect of fuel spatial resolution on predictive wildfire models

International Journal of Wildland Fire 30(10) 776-789

Rapid wind–terrain correction for wildfire simulations

International Journal of Wildland Fire 30(6) 410-427

A surrogate model for rapidly assessing the size of a wildfire over time

Fire 2021, 4, 20.

Incorporating directionality in the modelling of firebreaks using a two-dimensional dynamic fire spread simulator


A water suppression model for wildfires


A deterministic ensemble approach to model fire spread in pine plantations, for use in the Spark two-dimensional spread simulator

AFAC 2021

Fire Coalescence and Mass Spot Fire Dynamics: Experimentation, Modelling and Simulation

BNHCRC, 04/11/2020

Effect of weather forecast errors on fire growth model projections

International Journal of Wildland Fire 29 (11) 983-994

Radiant heat flux modelling for wildfires

Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Volume 175, September 2020, Pages 62-80

Modeling Vorticity-Driven Wildfire Behavior Using Near-Field Techniques

Front. Mech. Eng., 22 January 2020, Volume 5 – 2019 |

Investigation of the effects of interactions of intersecting oblique fire lines with and without wind in a combustion wind tunnel
International Journal of Wildland Fire 28, 704-719
Environmental Modelling & Software, 2018, vol. 107, p. 12-24
SparkCloud: A Cloud-Based Elastic Bushfire Simulation Service
Remote Sensing, 10, 74, 2018
Wildfire Prediction: Systems For The Future
Asia Pacific Fire Magazine, 2017
Curvature effects in the dynamic propagation of wildfires
International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2017
A power series formulation for two-dimensional wildfire shapes
International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2016
Effects of spatial and temporal variation in environmental conditions on simulation of wildfire spread
Environmental Modelling & Software, 2015, vol. 67, p. 118-127
SPARK – A Bushfire Spread Prediction Tool
Environmental Software Systems. Infrastructures, Services and Applications, 2015, vol. 448, p. 262-271
An Integrated Workflow Architecture for Natural Hazards, Analytics and Decision Support
Environmental Software Systems. Infrastructures, Services and Applications, 2015, vol. 448, p. 333-342
Integration of remote sensing data with bushfire prediction models