Welcome to the Alaska Fire Science Consortium

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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Website Comments or Questions

Hello everyone,

We are so excited to welcome you to the new AFSC website! Please feel free to explore and try to find all your favorite or most used resources from the old site. If you have the time and wish to give feedback, please contact our Science Communication Specialist, Maija Wehmas, miwehmas@alaska.edu.

Search the Alaska Reference Database

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Alaska Reference Database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

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).


The EPSCoR Boreal Fire group is inviting applications for a Ph.D. and Postdoc position with Geophysical Institute (GI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

For any question about the project please contact Dr. Santosh Panda (skpanda@alaska.edu) or Uma Bhatt
(usbhatt@alaska.edu).

Featured Photo

Photo from the 2017 Opportunities to Apply Remote Sensing in Boreal/Arctic Wildfire Management and Science Workshop of Randi Jandt and Alison York.

The report from the three-day Remote Sensing workshop held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from April 4-6, 2017 is now available here! The interagency, international workshop was hosted by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) with funding from the NASA Applied Sciences Program to bring sciences users and producers together to explore new opportunities for applied remote sensing research in boreal and arctic fire management.