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Fire Science News & Highlights

Highlights is a supplement to our website. We use Highlights to spotlight new publications, announce upcoming events, highlight projects, and share fire science news and other resources related to wildfire in Alaska and other boreal ecosystems.

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News from the JFSP

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) annually releases Funding Opportunity Notices (FONs). The most recent FON was released on March 13, 2019, and proposals submissions closed on May 16, 2019.

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The Alaska Reference Database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature. | Search the database »

Job Opportunity: Science Communication Specialist

The Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) seeks a science communication specialist to join our collaborative, dynamic team.We seek a Science Communication Specialist to assist with the discovery and dissemination of wildland fire science as part of a collaborative, dynamic team.

Job Description

Please submit your application no later than 8/19/2019 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time.  The review of this posting will start on 8/20/2019.

Graduate Position Opportunity

ACCAP and AFSC are seeking a post-doctoral research fellow to explore inter-related research areas of knowledge co-production and boundary spanning assessment related to climate change in Alaska.

Questions about the position should be directed to Sarah Trainor (Sarah.Trainor@alaska.edu)

Featured Photo

A firefighting crew works near Sonoma, Calif., in 2017. Crews like these are often sent around the country during fire season, but fires in Alaska this summer are throwing off the normal expectations. (Stuart Palley for The Washington Post)

Photo from a Washington Post article where AFSC Coordinator Alison York talks wildfires in Alaska. Read the full article here.