Webinar - Communication under Fire: Understanding Capacity for Effective Communication during Large Scale Wildfires

Nov 18, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pacific Time

Sponser: Northwest Fire Science Consortium

Presenter: Branda Nowell, Ph.D. is a Community Psychologist and a Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs.  She is the co-founder and director of the Firechasers research program which is dedicated to advancing the science of adaptive capacity toward more resilient communities.  For more information, visit Firechasers Project

What will you learn?
Communication networks are critical to effective coordination on complex wildfire incidents.  This presentation will present research findings examining communication effectiveness in wildfire disaster response networks.   Discussion will highlight the role of pre-existing relationships, common institutional affiliations, and structures of network governance. Read the Research Brief HERE.